Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.70% 1.23% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.38% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Merseyside median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -42.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,875
90th Percentile £51,875 £62,500 £105,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 909 1157 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.36% 88.73% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 681 783 604
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £64,700
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Merseyside

Open Source
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Merseyside

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Merseyside

Open Source
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +16 7 £41,250 +3.13% 3
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
4 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack