Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 72 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.55% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Merseyside median annual salary £53,000 £52,621 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.72% +27.56% -2.94%
10th Percentile £30,103 £25,050 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,305 £51,875
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 655 739 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 92.38% 90.34% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 507 570 701
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 -4 6 £71,250 +35.40% 1
Southport - 3 £37,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Prescot - 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) GCP
3 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Google
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Data Science
3 5 (45.45%) Decision-Making
4 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
4 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) BBC
4 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Azure
4 4 (36.36%) Go
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) AWS
1 5 (45.45%) GCP
2 4 (36.36%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Asana
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) G Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Redmine
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) React Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) React
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) BBC
2 1 (9.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Data Science
2 5 (45.45%) Decision-Making
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Go
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle