Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 148 169
Rank change year-on-year +38 +21 +56
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 361 221 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.75% 1.91% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.16% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 304 188 170
North West median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,649 £83,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 11827 10230 11794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.17% 88.42% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9602 8553 9457
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the North West

Open Source
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Open Source in the North West

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the North West

Open Source
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Manchester +36 286 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Cheshire -6 53 £41,250 -2.94% 11
Merseyside -3 13 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Lancashire -7 6 £75,649 +78.00% 1
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 191 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (47.92%) Java
3 141 (39.06%) DevOps
4 136 (37.67%) Python
5 132 (36.57%) SQL
6 113 (31.30%) Finance
7 109 (30.19%) Linux
8 105 (29.09%) .NET
8 105 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
9 104 (28.81%) Big Data
10 92 (25.48%) JavaScript
10 92 (25.48%) Software Engineering
11 91 (25.21%) Hadoop
12 86 (23.82%) HTML
13 85 (23.55%) TDD
14 81 (22.44%) CSS
15 79 (21.88%) C++
15 79 (21.88%) Marketing
16 78 (21.61%) Scrum
17 77 (21.33%) Git (software)
17 77 (21.33%) Apache Spark
18 76 (21.05%) Manufacturing
19 73 (20.22%) Telecoms
20 72 (19.94%) SQL Server
21 71 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
21 71 (19.67%) Analytics
22 69 (19.11%) Puppet
22 69 (19.11%) Digital Marketing
23 68 (18.84%) SAP
23 68 (18.84%) Electronics

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 77 (21.33%) Apache Spark
2 48 (13.30%) Apache
3 20 (5.54%) Confluence
4 18 (4.99%) CMS
5 12 (3.32%) WordPress
6 11 (3.05%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.77%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.77%) SAS
7 10 (2.77%) Umbraco
8 9 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.49%) EPiServer
8 9 (2.49%) Joomla!
8 9 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.22%) Drupal
10 6 (1.66%) nginx
11 3 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.83%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.83%) Mongoose
11 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.49%) SPSS
2 4 (1.11%) S-PLUS
2 4 (1.11%) Stata
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 105 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (15.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (5.82%) GitHub
5 20 (5.54%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.66%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.39%) PaaS
9 3 (0.83%) SaaS
10 2 (0.55%) IaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.28%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.05%) Internet
2 9 (2.49%) Firewall
3 6 (1.66%) HTTP
3 6 (1.66%) Network Security
4 5 (1.39%) Softswitch
4 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.39%) VoIP
4 5 (1.39%) VoWiFi
5 3 (0.83%) DNS
6 2 (0.55%) DMZ
6 2 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.55%) LAN
6 2 (0.55%) WAN
6 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (28.81%) Big Data
2 91 (25.21%) Hadoop
3 72 (19.94%) SQL Server
4 66 (18.28%) Relational Database
5 49 (13.57%) MySQL
6 35 (9.70%) NoSQL
6 35 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (7.48%) MongoDB
8 21 (5.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (4.71%) CouchDB
10 12 (3.32%) Apache Hive
10 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.77%) Apache Accumulo
13 9 (2.49%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.94%) GIS
15 6 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.66%) HBase
16 4 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.53%) JIRA
3 30 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 23 (6.37%) Bitbucket
5 19 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 17 (4.71%) Maven
6 17 (4.71%) Subversion
7 16 (4.43%) Eclipse
8 15 (4.16%) JUnit
9 14 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.88%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.32%) EasyMock
11 10 (2.77%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.49%) Selenium
13 8 (2.22%) Gradle
13 8 (2.22%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.39%) SonarQube
15 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (31.30%) Finance
2 79 (21.88%) Marketing
3 76 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 73 (20.22%) Telecoms
5 68 (18.84%) Electronics
6 20 (5.54%) Banking
7 10 (2.77%) Retail
8 9 (2.49%) Games
9 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.22%) Publishing
10 6 (1.66%) Local Government
11 5 (1.39%) Advertising
12 4 (1.11%) Military
13 3 (0.83%) Automotive
14 2 (0.55%) Law
15 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (32.96%) Developer
2 73 (20.22%) Software Engineer
3 54 (14.96%) Architect
4 41 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 38 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 36 (9.97%) Java Software Engineer
7 33 (9.14%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (9.14%) Software Developer
8 32 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (8.03%) PHP Developer
10 28 (7.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (7.76%) Lead DevOps
11 25 (6.93%) DevOps Architect
12 23 (6.37%) Senior Developer
13 22 (6.09%) Java Software Developer
14 21 (5.82%) Junior
15 19 (5.26%) Scala Developer
16 18 (4.99%) Data Engineer
16 18 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
17 17 (4.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (29.09%) .NET
2 86 (23.82%) HTML
3 81 (22.44%) CSS
4 54 (14.96%) HTML5
5 53 (14.68%) jQuery
5 53 (14.68%) Web Services
6 43 (11.91%) Spring
7 33 (9.14%) Java EE
8 32 (8.86%) AngularJS
8 32 (8.86%) RESTful
9 29 (8.03%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (7.76%) Node.js
11 25 (6.93%) MSMQ
12 23 (6.37%) CSS3
13 21 (5.82%) ASP.NET
14 19 (5.26%) EJB
15 17 (4.71%) Ajax
15 17 (4.71%) Hibernate
15 17 (4.71%) Sass
16 16 (4.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.85%) Public Cloud
2 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.09%) User Experience
4 21 (5.82%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.99%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.16%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.60%) N-Tier
8 12 (3.32%) Wiki
9 11 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.77%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.94%) iPad
12 6 (1.66%) PKI
13 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.39%) Handset
13 5 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.11%) Blog
15 3 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 109 (30.19%) Linux
2 61 (16.90%) Unix
3 56 (15.51%) Windows
4 14 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.32%) CentOS
6 11 (3.05%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.11%) HPUX
9 3 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (39.06%) DevOps
3 92 (25.48%) Software Engineering
4 85 (23.55%) TDD
5 78 (21.61%) Scrum
6 71 (19.67%) Analytics
6 71 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
7 69 (19.11%) Digital Marketing
8 68 (18.84%) Programme Management
9 67 (18.56%) OO
10 63 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (16.62%) Test Automation
12 58 (16.07%) Machine Learning
13 45 (12.47%) MVC
14 44 (12.19%) Continuous Delivery
14 44 (12.19%) ITIL
15 39 (10.80%) SDLC
16 38 (10.53%) SOA
17 31 (8.59%) BDD
18 27 (7.48%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 173 (47.92%) Java
2 136 (37.67%) Python
3 132 (36.57%) SQL
4 92 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 79 (21.88%) C++
6 63 (17.45%) C#
7 51 (14.13%) PHP
8 48 (13.30%) Shell Script
9 41 (11.36%) C
10 40 (11.08%) Go
11 26 (7.20%) Clojure
11 26 (7.20%) Ruby
12 25 (6.93%) Scala
13 20 (5.54%) Haskell
14 10 (2.77%) Perl
15 7 (1.94%) R
16 6 (1.66%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.11%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (15.51%) Degree
2 24 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.94%) DV Cleared
3 7 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.11%) PhD
6 2 (0.55%) CCIE
6 2 (0.55%) CCNA
6 2 (0.55%) CCNP
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.55%) PMP
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) OCP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.54%) QA
2 8 (2.22%) COBIT
3 2 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (10.80%) Docker
2 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.28%) etcd
4 1 (0.28%) flannel
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 69 (19.11%) Puppet
2 65 (18.01%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (14.68%) Ansible
4 25 (6.93%) Mesos
5 24 (6.65%) Kubernetes
6 12 (3.32%) Terraform
7 7 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.83%) Packer
9 2 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.55%) Kibana
9 2 (0.55%) logstash
9 2 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.28%) Consul
10 1 (0.28%) Salt
10 1 (0.28%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 68 (18.84%) SAP
2 60 (16.62%) Google
3 51 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 30 (8.31%) Oracle
5 16 (4.43%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.60%) VMware
7 10 (2.77%) IBM
8 9 (2.49%) Sitecore
9 8 (2.22%) Cognizant
10 6 (1.66%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.39%) BroadSoft
11 5 (1.39%) Ericsson
11 5 (1.39%) GENBAND
11 5 (1.39%) Sonus
12 4 (1.11%) Apple
12 4 (1.11%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.11%) Splunk
12 4 (1.11%) Zend
13 3 (0.83%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.83%) Talend
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