Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 138 151
Rank change year-on-year +36 +13 +73
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 234 178 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.20% 2.34% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.55% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 208 143 86
Manchester median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +10.47% +14.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,756 6,979 6,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.33% 91.66% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,616 5,978 5,209
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 18 £62,500 - 1
Altrincham +8 12 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 123 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.47%) Java
3 75 (32.05%) Python
4 69 (29.49%) DevOps
5 62 (26.50%) PHP
6 59 (25.21%) HTML
7 57 (24.36%) TDD
8 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
9 50 (21.37%) Ruby
10 49 (20.94%) Degree
10 49 (20.94%) Linux
11 46 (19.66%) Finance
11 46 (19.66%) Web Development
11 46 (19.66%) Software Engineering
12 45 (19.23%) Computer Science
13 44 (18.80%) Scrum
14 43 (18.38%) CSS
15 42 (17.95%) OO
16 41 (17.52%) MVC
17 40 (17.09%) MySQL
17 40 (17.09%) Git (software)
18 39 (16.67%) Test Automation
18 39 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
19 38 (16.24%) Web Services
20 37 (15.81%) Microsoft
21 35 (14.96%) jQuery
22 34 (14.53%) SQL
23 31 (13.25%) Google
23 31 (13.25%) BDD

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (4.27%) Apache
2 9 (3.85%) Confluence
3 7 (2.99%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.14%) CMS
4 5 (2.14%) WordPress
5 4 (1.71%) Drupal
5 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.71%) IIS
5 4 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.28%) JBoss
6 3 (1.28%) Jetty
6 3 (1.28%) Mule
6 3 (1.28%) nginx
6 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.43%) SPSS
3 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.56%) Office 365
5 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.71%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.28%) GitHub
8 2 (0.85%) SaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.70%) HTTP
2 4 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (1.71%) SAN
3 3 (1.28%) Internet
4 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
4 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.09%) MySQL
2 27 (11.54%) Big Data
3 19 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.98%) Redis
6 13 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 11 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.99%) GIS
9 7 (2.99%) Spatial Data
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.28%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.43%) HBase
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.83%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.83%) Selenium
3 20 (8.55%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.98%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.70%) Subversion
6 10 (4.27%) JIRA
7 8 (3.42%) gulp
8 6 (2.56%) Grunt
8 6 (2.56%) NUnit
8 6 (2.56%) webpack
9 5 (2.14%) GitLab
9 5 (2.14%) JUnit
9 5 (2.14%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.28%) Hudson
11 3 (1.28%) Maven
11 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (19.66%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.84%) Retail
4 14 (5.98%) Marketing
5 13 (5.56%) Electronics
5 13 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.42%) Local Government
7 4 (1.71%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (23.08%) Developer
2 42 (17.95%) Architect
3 24 (10.26%) PHP Developer
4 23 (9.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (8.97%) Tester
6 19 (8.12%) Automation Tester
7 18 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.84%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) Java Architect
10 14 (5.98%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (5.56%) Analyst
11 13 (5.56%) Java Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) Technical Architect
12 12 (5.13%) Consultant
12 12 (5.13%) Designer
12 12 (5.13%) Junior
12 12 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 12 (5.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.21%) HTML
2 43 (18.38%) CSS
3 38 (16.24%) Web Services
4 35 (14.96%) jQuery
5 30 (12.82%) Spring
6 29 (12.39%) JSON
7 24 (10.26%) Spring Boot
7 24 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (9.83%) Node.js
9 22 (9.40%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.40%) RESTful
9 22 (9.40%) XML
10 21 (8.97%) Middleware
11 20 (8.55%) CSS3
11 20 (8.55%) HTML5
12 19 (8.12%) .NET
13 17 (7.26%) SOAP
14 16 (6.84%) React
14 16 (6.84%) REST
15 13 (5.56%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.83%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (8.12%) Cyberattack
4 16 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.14%) Xbox
8 4 (1.71%) Clustering
9 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Fintech
9 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.28%) User Experience
10 2 (0.85%) PKI
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
11 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.94%) Linux
2 28 (11.97%) Unix
3 18 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.49%) DevOps
3 57 (24.36%) TDD
4 46 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 46 (19.66%) Web Development
5 44 (18.80%) Scrum
6 42 (17.95%) OO
7 41 (17.52%) MVC
8 39 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 31 (13.25%) BDD
10 23 (9.83%) Microservices
10 23 (9.83%) Use Case
11 22 (9.40%) SDLC
11 22 (9.40%) Time Management
12 21 (8.97%) Open Source Development
12 21 (8.97%) SOA
13 20 (8.55%) Analytics
13 20 (8.55%) Kanban
13 20 (8.55%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.47%) Java
2 75 (32.05%) Python
3 62 (26.50%) PHP
4 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 50 (21.37%) Ruby
6 34 (14.53%) SQL
7 22 (9.40%) C#
8 20 (8.55%) Bash Shell
9 18 (7.69%) Go
10 14 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.70%) C++
12 9 (3.85%) Java 9
13 7 (2.99%) C
14 6 (2.56%) R
14 6 (2.56%) Scala
15 4 (1.71%) Groovy
15 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.28%) ES6
16 3 (1.28%) Perl
17 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (20.94%) Degree
2 23 (9.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (8.55%) Master's Degree
4 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.85%) MCPD
5 9 (3.85%) MCSD
6 8 (3.42%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.71%) CCNA
8 4 (1.71%) CCNP
8 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.71%) MCSE
8 4 (1.71%) PhD
9 3 (1.28%) HND
10 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) GPEN
11 1 (0.43%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.43%) GXPN
11 1 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) QA
2 11 (4.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (1.28%) GCP
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (8.97%) Docker
2 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.28%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.28%) Varnish
5 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Ceph
6 1 (0.43%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 29 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (10.68%) Puppet
3 16 (6.84%) Ansible
4 9 (3.85%) Cobbler
4 9 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.99%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.14%) Marathon
6 5 (2.14%) Mesos
6 5 (2.14%) rkt
6 5 (2.14%) Terraform
7 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.85%) Packer
8 2 (0.85%) SCCM
9 1 (0.43%) Consul
Vendors
1 37 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.25%) Google
3 21 (8.97%) Oracle
4 14 (5.98%) VMware
5 13 (5.56%) SAP
6 12 (5.13%) Adobe
7 9 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
8 8 (3.42%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.14%) Cisco
10 4 (1.71%) Zend
11 3 (1.28%) Apple
12 2 (0.85%) Splunk
12 2 (0.85%) WorldPay
13 1 (0.43%) HP
13 1 (0.43%) NVIDIA
13 1 (0.43%) Remedy
13 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.43%) Xamarin