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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 39 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.60% 2.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 144 160 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 93.51% 89.39% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 131 133 87
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (58.33%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) JMeter
5 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (41.67%) Analytics

Open Source
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
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