The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Yorkshire > Halifax
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £43,596
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.69%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 109 107 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 96.46% 90.68% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 615 284 477
Halifax median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,625 £23,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £55,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Halifax

Open Source
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) ISEB
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) V-Model
5 5 (50.00%) JMeter
6 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Front End Development

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA