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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Merseyside
Rank 50 56 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.87% 1.23% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.41% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 2
Median salary £43,750 £57,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.91% +79.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,367 £46,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £33,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 504 426 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.32% 87.12% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 407 350 339
Median salary £40,372 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +10 14 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) RESTful
4 11 (52.38%) OOP
4 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (47.62%) PHP
6 9 (42.86%) LAMP
6 9 (42.86%) Microservices
6 9 (42.86%) SOLID
6 9 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (42.86%) Node.js
7 5 (23.81%) Hedge funds
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Puppet
9 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (14.29%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Google Play
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) InfluxDB
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) RSpec
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) RESTful
2 9 (42.86%) LAMP
2 9 (42.86%) Node.js
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) Angular 2
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) OpenVZ
5 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) OOP
5 9 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (42.86%) Microservices
5 9 (42.86%) SOLID
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Content Management
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PHP
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Go
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Smalltalk
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Mesos
3 1 (4.76%) Rancher
3 1 (4.76%) rkt
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.76%) WSO2
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago