Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.74% 0.71% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.77% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 11
Merseyside median annual salary £42,560 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% +3.13% -42.86%
10th Percentile £24,850 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,513 £51,875 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%

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 735 910 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.08% 92.20% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 564 679 797
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,261 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
Liverpool +12 5 £42,560 +3.18% 3
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) C#

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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Erlang Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) libvirt
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Erlang
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) LXC
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Zend