Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 94 135
Rank change year-on-year +27 +41 +29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 323 279 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.45% 3.51% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 3.81% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 242 243 133
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,650 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%

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 6,565 7,322 6,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.43% 92.07% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,432 6,059 5,930
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Salford -1 8 £43,750 +6.06% 3
Stockport +4 4 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Altrincham -15 2 £75,000 +130.77% 1
Bolton - 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 183 (56.66%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (56.04%) Java
3 173 (53.56%) DevOps
4 147 (45.51%) Amazon AWS
5 132 (40.87%) Python
6 102 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (27.55%) TDD
8 85 (26.32%) NoSQL
9 83 (25.70%) Software Engineering
10 80 (24.77%) Linux
10 80 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 78 (24.15%) Microservices
12 75 (23.22%) JavaScript
13 69 (21.36%) Web Services
14 65 (20.12%) Puppet
15 64 (19.81%) MongoDB
16 63 (19.50%) Git (software)
16 63 (19.50%) Scrum
17 62 (19.20%) React
18 61 (18.89%) Jenkins
18 61 (18.89%) SQL
19 60 (18.58%) Test Automation
20 59 (18.27%) Hadoop
20 59 (18.27%) CSS
20 59 (18.27%) Finance
21 58 (17.96%) JIRA
22 57 (17.65%) OO
23 53 (16.41%) HTML
23 53 (16.41%) Spring
23 53 (16.41%) Docker

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 48 (14.86%) Apache
2 34 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 25 (7.74%) Confluence
4 23 (7.12%) Apache Solr
5 21 (6.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.72%) nginx
7 10 (3.10%) CMS
8 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.93%) WildFly
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.62%) Drupal
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 2 (0.62%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 147 (45.51%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (13.93%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (12.69%) GitHub
5 29 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (7.74%) Amazon EMR
6 25 (7.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (7.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (4.02%) SaaS
9 5 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.55%) IaaS
9 5 (1.55%) PaaS
10 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.62%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.62%) npm
12 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.31%) G Suite
12 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.64%) Firewall
1 15 (4.64%) VPN
2 13 (4.02%) Internet
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) DHCP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) PPP
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 64 (19.81%) MongoDB
3 59 (18.27%) Hadoop
4 48 (14.86%) Big Data
5 37 (11.46%) MySQL
6 36 (11.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (10.84%) Amazon Redshift
8 25 (7.74%) Amazon Athena
8 25 (7.74%) Flink
9 21 (6.50%) SQL Server
10 17 (5.26%) Neo4j
11 15 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (3.10%) Redis
13 9 (2.79%) HBase
14 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.86%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (1.55%) DB2
16 5 (1.55%) MS Access
16 5 (1.55%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 63 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 61 (18.89%) Jenkins
3 58 (17.96%) JIRA
4 36 (11.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (8.98%) Selenium
6 27 (8.36%) gulp
7 23 (7.12%) Subversion
8 21 (6.50%) Cucumber
9 20 (6.19%) GitLab
10 18 (5.57%) TeamCity
11 17 (5.26%) JUnit
12 15 (4.64%) Bitbucket
12 15 (4.64%) Hudson
12 15 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (4.33%) EasyMock
13 14 (4.33%) Vagrant
14 10 (3.10%) Grunt
14 10 (3.10%) JMeter
14 10 (3.10%) LoadRunner
15 9 (2.79%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (18.27%) Finance
2 33 (10.22%) Marketing
3 25 (7.74%) Retail
4 22 (6.81%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.72%) Electronics
5 12 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.48%) Banking
6 8 (2.48%) Local Government
7 4 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (1.24%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (23.84%) Developer
2 61 (18.89%) Software Engineer
3 45 (13.93%) Java Engineer
4 42 (13.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (12.69%) Architect
6 24 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 23 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.50%) Java Developer
9 20 (6.19%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (5.88%) Test Engineer
11 18 (5.57%) Data Engineer
12 17 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 16 (4.95%) Big Data Engineer
14 15 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (4.64%) Data Architect
15 14 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
15 14 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
16 13 (4.02%) Senior Data Architect
16 13 (4.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.36%) Web Services
2 62 (19.20%) React
3 59 (18.27%) CSS
4 53 (16.41%) HTML
4 53 (16.41%) Spring
5 49 (15.17%) AngularJS
6 34 (10.53%) Node.js
6 34 (10.53%) RESTful
7 33 (10.22%) .NET
8 32 (9.91%) Kafka
9 28 (8.67%) CSS3
9 28 (8.67%) HTML5
10 25 (7.74%) Spark Streaming
11 24 (7.43%) Spring Boot
12 23 (7.12%) JAX-RS
13 22 (6.81%) Java EE
14 17 (5.26%) Sass
15 16 (4.95%) Gherkin
16 14 (4.33%) EJB
16 14 (4.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.50%) Cloud Native
3 19 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.95%) Wiki
6 15 (4.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (4.02%) Internet of Things
8 13 (4.02%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.72%) Fintech
10 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.17%) User Experience
12 4 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.24%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.62%) Animation
14 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.77%) Linux
2 27 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (8.05%) CentOS
4 19 (5.88%) Unix
5 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.17%) Windows
6 5 (1.55%) Android
7 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (56.66%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (53.56%) DevOps
3 102 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (27.55%) TDD
5 83 (25.70%) Software Engineering
6 78 (24.15%) Microservices
7 63 (19.50%) Scrum
8 60 (18.58%) Test Automation
9 57 (17.65%) OO
10 49 (15.17%) Configuration Management
11 43 (13.31%) Mentoring
12 39 (12.07%) OOP
13 38 (11.76%) Data Modelling
14 36 (11.15%) SOA
15 30 (9.29%) Data Engineering
15 30 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (8.98%) Mathematics
16 29 (8.98%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (8.36%) Digital Marketing
17 27 (8.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 181 (56.04%) Java
2 132 (40.87%) Python
3 75 (23.22%) JavaScript
4 61 (18.89%) SQL
5 45 (13.93%) Ruby
6 37 (11.46%) C#
7 33 (10.22%) Scala
8 32 (9.91%) C++
9 30 (9.29%) PHP
10 28 (8.67%) Bash Shell
11 24 (7.43%) Go
12 15 (4.64%) Java 8
13 10 (3.10%) Java 9
14 9 (2.79%) C
14 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.48%) R
16 7 (2.17%) Perl
17 4 (1.24%) ES6
18 3 (0.93%) Groovy
18 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (15.17%) Degree
2 32 (9.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (7.74%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (4.02%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.55%) RHCE
6 5 (1.55%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) MCITP
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.62%) OSCP
8 2 (0.62%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) GPEN
9 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.31%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.57%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) GDPR
2 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) WCAG
3 2 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (16.41%) Docker
2 20 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) Ceph
4 3 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 65 (20.12%) Puppet
2 52 (16.10%) Ansible
3 38 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (11.46%) Kubernetes
5 32 (9.91%) Terraform
6 23 (7.12%) Packer
7 22 (6.81%) Salt
8 18 (5.57%) Consul
8 18 (5.57%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (5.57%) Grafana
8 18 (5.57%) Graphite
9 14 (4.33%) Nagios
9 14 (4.33%) Opsview
9 14 (4.33%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.24%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.93%) Kibana
12 1 (0.31%) Mesos
12 1 (0.31%) SCCM
12 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (11.15%) Google
2 30 (9.29%) Red Hat
3 28 (8.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.74%) CA Agile Central
5 13 (4.02%) SAP
6 10 (3.10%) Oracle
7 8 (2.48%) Rackspace
7 8 (2.48%) VMware
8 6 (1.86%) Tableau
9 4 (1.24%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.24%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.24%) MapR
9 4 (1.24%) Teradata
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe
10 2 (0.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.62%) Facebook
10 2 (0.62%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) Twitter
11 1 (0.31%) IBM
11 1 (0.31%) WorldPay