The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 69
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.08% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.19% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 380 421 507
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 90.73% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 322 337 415
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (50.00%) Mongoose
4 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 3 (50.00%) Express
4 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (50.00%) gulp
4 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Sequelize
4 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) BDD

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Mongoose
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Lead Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 3 (50.00%) Express
2 3 (50.00%) FreeMarker
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 3 (50.00%) LESS
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) Sequelize
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PHP