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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 51 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.37% 1.69% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 2.02% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 483 396 442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.78% 83.72% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1139 1195
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,525 £28,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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
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 29 June 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 +1 2 £42,500 +9.67%
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) SDLC
3 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (61.11%) RESTful
4 9 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (50.00%) LAMP
4 9 (50.00%) PHP
4 9 (50.00%) OOP
4 9 (50.00%) Microservices
4 9 (50.00%) SOLID
4 9 (50.00%) Node.js
5 5 (27.78%) Hedge funds
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) CMS

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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) InfluxDB
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) RSpec
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Principal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) RESTful
2 9 (50.00%) LAMP
2 9 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Kafka
5 2 (11.11%) Phusion Passenger
5 2 (11.11%) React
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Hedge funds
3 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) SDLC
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (50.00%) Microservices
3 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 9 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Smalltalk
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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