Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 108 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 +51
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 248 223 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.50% 2.89% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.11% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 221 187 117
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

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 6,520 7,171 6,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.93% 92.88% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,403 6,088 5,119
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +9 13 £62,500 +38.89%
Altrincham - 3 £47,500 -
Wigan - 2 £45,000 -
Salford -4 1 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 138 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (41.13%) DevOps
3 100 (40.32%) Java
4 94 (37.90%) Amazon AWS
5 88 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 82 (33.06%) Python
6 82 (33.06%) Software Engineering
7 73 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (27.82%) PHP
9 67 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 65 (26.21%) CSS
11 64 (25.81%) HTML
12 61 (24.60%) Ruby
13 60 (24.19%) TDD
14 57 (22.98%) Finance
14 57 (22.98%) Microservices
15 55 (22.18%) Linux
16 53 (21.37%) Web Services
16 53 (21.37%) Docker
17 51 (20.56%) React
17 51 (20.56%) Scrum
17 51 (20.56%) Google
17 51 (20.56%) Git (software)
18 50 (20.16%) Spring
18 50 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
18 50 (20.16%) Puppet
19 48 (19.35%) MySQL
20 45 (18.15%) Google Cloud Platform
21 44 (17.74%) Spring Boot
22 40 (16.13%) Node.js

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 11 (4.44%) Apache
2 10 (4.03%) Drupal
3 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.02%) nginx
4 4 (1.61%) CMS
4 4 (1.61%) Confluence
5 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.81%) Jetty
6 2 (0.81%) Mule
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.81%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 94 (37.90%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (18.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (5.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 11 (4.44%) SaaS
8 7 (2.82%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.21%) IaaS
10 3 (1.21%) npm
10 3 (1.21%) PaaS
11 2 (0.81%) GitHub
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.65%) HTTP
2 11 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.02%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) Firewall
4 4 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.35%) MySQL
2 29 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 25 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.47%) Redis
5 20 (8.06%) Big Data
6 18 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.65%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.03%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.02%) CouchDB
12 5 (2.02%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.81%) HBase
14 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.81%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 51 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.26%) gulp
4 16 (6.45%) Grunt
4 16 (6.45%) webpack
5 15 (6.05%) JUnit
5 15 (6.05%) Selenium
5 15 (6.05%) Vagrant
6 14 (5.65%) Subversion
7 9 (3.63%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.42%) GitLab
9 6 (2.42%) Hudson
10 5 (2.02%) NUnit
10 5 (2.02%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.61%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.61%) JIRA
11 4 (1.61%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.21%) Protractor
General
1 57 (22.98%) Finance
2 28 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 24 (9.68%) Marketing
3 24 (9.68%) Retail
4 18 (7.26%) Electronics
4 18 (7.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.63%) Local Government
6 6 (2.42%) Automotive
7 4 (1.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (28.63%) Developer
2 44 (17.74%) Architect
3 43 (17.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (14.92%) Software Engineer
5 31 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 29 (11.69%) PHP Developer
7 27 (10.89%) Java Engineer
7 27 (10.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (6.45%) Java Architect
9 16 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (6.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (6.05%) Tester
11 14 (5.65%) Consultant
11 14 (5.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.21%) CSS
2 64 (25.81%) HTML
3 53 (21.37%) Web Services
4 51 (20.56%) React
5 50 (20.16%) Spring
6 44 (17.74%) Spring Boot
7 40 (16.13%) Node.js
8 37 (14.92%) AngularJS
9 36 (14.52%) JSON
10 34 (13.71%) REST
11 27 (10.89%) RESTful
12 24 (9.68%) .NET
13 23 (9.27%) Laravel
14 22 (8.87%) CSS3
14 22 (8.87%) jQuery
14 22 (8.87%) XML
15 20 (8.06%) SOAP
16 19 (7.66%) Middleware
17 18 (7.26%) Hibernate
17 18 (7.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.24%) Xbox
6 10 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.82%) Renewable Energy
8 7 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.42%) Cyberattack
10 5 (2.02%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.81%) User Experience
14 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.18%) Linux
2 25 (10.08%) Unix
3 12 (4.84%) Windows
4 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (41.13%) DevOps
3 82 (33.06%) Software Engineering
4 73 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (24.19%) TDD
6 57 (22.98%) Microservices
7 51 (20.56%) Scrum
8 40 (16.13%) OO
9 38 (15.32%) Test Automation
10 36 (14.52%) BDD
11 35 (14.11%) SOA
12 33 (13.31%) Mentoring
12 33 (13.31%) MVC
13 30 (12.10%) Kanban
14 28 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (11.29%) Web Development
15 26 (10.48%) Use Case
16 24 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (9.68%) Open Source Development
17 23 (9.27%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.32%) Java
2 88 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 82 (33.06%) Python
4 69 (27.82%) PHP
5 61 (24.60%) Ruby
6 34 (13.71%) SQL
7 29 (11.69%) Java 8
8 28 (11.29%) Go
9 27 (10.89%) Bash Shell
9 27 (10.89%) C#
10 16 (6.45%) Java 9
11 9 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.23%) C++
13 5 (2.02%) Perl
13 5 (2.02%) Scala
14 4 (1.61%) C
14 4 (1.61%) ES6
14 4 (1.61%) Groovy
15 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (10.89%) Degree
2 15 (6.05%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.44%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.02%) SAFe Agilist
5 4 (1.61%) RHCE
5 4 (1.61%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.21%) HND
6 3 (1.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) GPEN
7 1 (0.40%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.40%) GXPN
7 1 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) GCP
2 15 (6.05%) QA
3 10 (4.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (21.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.21%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.40%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 50 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
1 50 (20.16%) Puppet
2 29 (11.69%) Kubernetes
3 23 (9.27%) Ansible
4 21 (8.47%) Terraform
5 15 (6.05%) Packer
6 9 (3.63%) Consul
7 5 (2.02%) Salt
8 4 (1.61%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.61%) Grafana
8 4 (1.61%) Graphite
8 4 (1.61%) Marathon
8 4 (1.61%) Mesos
8 4 (1.61%) Nagios
8 4 (1.61%) Opsview
8 4 (1.61%) rkt
8 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.61%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (20.56%) Google
2 34 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.26%) SAP
4 9 (3.63%) Rackspace
4 9 (3.63%) VMware
4 9 (3.63%) Zend
5 7 (2.82%) Oracle
6 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.61%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (1.21%) Adobe
9 2 (0.81%) Facebook
9 2 (0.81%) Informatica
9 2 (0.81%) Splunk
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau
10 1 (0.40%) CA
10 1 (0.40%) Cognos
10 1 (0.40%) HP
10 1 (0.40%) Remedy
10 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) Xamarin