Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 87 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 +46 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 273 292 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.75% 3.56% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.86% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 224 253 116
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,875 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,875
North West median annual salary £50,250 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +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 6,631 7,572 6,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.05% 92.36% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,505 6,332 5,523
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +7 7 £62,500 +78.57% 3
Salford -6 6 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Bolton +11 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Altrincham -1 1 £75,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 147 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (53.11%) DevOps
3 142 (52.01%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (47.99%) Java
5 101 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (35.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 92 (33.70%) Python
8 91 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 90 (32.97%) Software Engineering
10 88 (32.23%) Microservices
11 77 (28.21%) Puppet
12 70 (25.64%) Scrum
12 70 (25.64%) CSS
13 69 (25.27%) TDD
14 68 (24.91%) React
15 64 (23.44%) Docker
15 64 (23.44%) HTML
16 63 (23.08%) Linux
17 60 (21.98%) Web Services
18 59 (21.61%) Ruby
18 59 (21.61%) Test Automation
19 58 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
19 58 (21.25%) Finance
20 56 (20.51%) OO
20 56 (20.51%) Google
21 53 (19.41%) Git (software)
22 52 (19.05%) Spring
23 51 (18.68%) SOA
24 50 (18.32%) PHP
25 47 (17.22%) AngularJS

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 22 (8.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (6.23%) Apache Solr
3 12 (4.40%) Apache
4 8 (2.93%) Confluence
4 8 (2.93%) Drupal
5 6 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.20%) CMS
5 6 (2.20%) nginx
6 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.47%) WordPress
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 142 (52.01%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (35.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (16.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (10.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (7.69%) GitHub
6 20 (7.33%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (6.23%) SaaS
8 10 (3.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (2.20%) IaaS
9 6 (2.20%) PaaS
10 5 (1.83%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.47%) Google App Engine
12 3 (1.10%) npm
13 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.66%) Firewall
2 10 (3.66%) HTTP
2 10 (3.66%) VPN
3 3 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.12%) MySQL
2 43 (15.75%) NoSQL
3 32 (11.72%) MongoDB
4 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 24 (8.79%) SQL Server
6 21 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (6.59%) Big Data
7 18 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.59%) Redis
8 16 (5.86%) Neo4j
9 12 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.10%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.10%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (19.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.62%) Selenium
4 27 (9.89%) gulp
5 18 (6.59%) Vagrant
6 17 (6.23%) GitLab
7 16 (5.86%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.86%) Subversion
8 15 (5.49%) JUnit
9 13 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (4.76%) Grunt
10 12 (4.40%) JIRA
11 11 (4.03%) webpack
12 10 (3.66%) Hudson
13 9 (3.30%) Robot Framework
13 9 (3.30%) SonarQube
14 8 (2.93%) NUnit
14 8 (2.93%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.83%) JMeter
15 5 (1.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (21.25%) Finance
2 30 (10.99%) Marketing
3 29 (10.62%) Retail
4 27 (9.89%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.13%) Electronics
5 14 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.03%) Local Government
7 7 (2.56%) Automotive
8 4 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (30.04%) Developer
2 55 (20.15%) Software Engineer
3 48 (17.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (14.29%) Architect
5 38 (13.92%) Java Engineer
6 30 (10.99%) Java Software Engineer
7 27 (9.89%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 19 (6.96%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (6.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (6.23%) Technical Leader
12 16 (5.86%) AWS DevOps
12 16 (5.86%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (5.49%) Test Engineer
14 14 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 14 (5.13%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.64%) CSS
2 68 (24.91%) React
3 64 (23.44%) HTML
4 60 (21.98%) Web Services
5 52 (19.05%) Spring
6 47 (17.22%) AngularJS
7 43 (15.75%) RESTful
8 40 (14.65%) Node.js
9 38 (13.92%) Spring Boot
10 31 (11.36%) CSS3
10 31 (11.36%) HTML5
11 28 (10.26%) .NET
12 27 (9.89%) REST
13 21 (7.69%) Laravel
14 20 (7.33%) JSON
15 18 (6.59%) Gherkin
16 17 (6.23%) JAX-RS
16 17 (6.23%) Middleware
17 15 (5.49%) Sass
17 15 (5.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.16%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.49%) Cloud Native
5 12 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (3.30%) Xbox
8 8 (2.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.83%) Fintech
10 4 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (1.10%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.10%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.37%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.37%) Social Media
12 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.08%) Linux
2 21 (7.69%) Unix
3 10 (3.66%) Windows
4 7 (2.56%) CentOS
4 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Android
5 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (53.11%) DevOps
3 101 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (32.97%) Software Engineering
5 88 (32.23%) Microservices
6 70 (25.64%) Scrum
7 69 (25.27%) TDD
8 59 (21.61%) Test Automation
9 56 (20.51%) OO
10 51 (18.68%) SOA
11 46 (16.85%) OOP
12 43 (15.75%) Mentoring
13 36 (13.19%) Pair Programming
14 35 (12.82%) BDD
15 32 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (9.16%) E-Commerce
17 25 (9.16%) Software Delivery
18 24 (8.79%) Digital Marketing
18 24 (8.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 131 (47.99%) Java
2 92 (33.70%) Python
3 91 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 59 (21.61%) Ruby
5 50 (18.32%) PHP
6 35 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 34 (12.45%) SQL
8 30 (10.99%) C#
9 29 (10.62%) Go
10 24 (8.79%) Java 8
11 14 (5.13%) Java 9
12 13 (4.76%) C++
13 9 (3.30%) Perl
14 6 (2.20%) C
14 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.37%) ES6
16 1 (0.37%) R
16 1 (0.37%) Rust
16 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (7.33%) Degree
2 13 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.56%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) RHCE
4 4 (1.47%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.37%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) GCP
2 12 (4.40%) QA
3 6 (2.20%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (23.44%) Docker
2 21 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) Ceph
4 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (28.21%) Puppet
2 58 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (16.12%) Ansible
4 39 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 32 (11.72%) Terraform
6 20 (7.33%) Packer
7 18 (6.59%) Salt
8 13 (4.76%) Consul
9 9 (3.30%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (3.30%) Grafana
9 9 (3.30%) Graphite
9 9 (3.30%) Nagios
9 9 (3.30%) Opsview
9 9 (3.30%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.10%) Kibana
11 2 (0.73%) Marathon
11 2 (0.73%) Mesos
11 2 (0.73%) rkt
11 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (20.51%) Google
2 33 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.13%) SAP
4 11 (4.03%) Rackspace
4 11 (4.03%) VMware
5 6 (2.20%) Zend
6 5 (1.83%) Oracle
7 2 (0.73%) Capita
7 2 (0.73%) Facebook
7 2 (0.73%) Informatica
7 2 (0.73%) Tableau
8 1 (0.37%) CA
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk
8 1 (0.37%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.37%) WorldPay