Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.47% 3.14% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.70% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 15
Chester median annual salary £31,250 £29,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.76% - +11.36%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £24,050
90th Percentile £73,875 £43,000 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,083 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +25.21% -4.19% -1.76%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 293 243 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.43% 84.67% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 268 215 268
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.38% -11.88%
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £54,125
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Chester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Chester.

Salary trend for Open Source in Chester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Chester over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Django
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Terraform
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) HTML

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Python Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
3 1 (12.50%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform