Period
to 18 July 2018

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

Open Source
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 113 152
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 +28
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 336 362 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.70% 2.76% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.03% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 266 306 187
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,649 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,816
% change year-on-year +4.35% +1.20% +8.22%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,355 11,956 10,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.21% 91.11% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,163 9,736 8,658
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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
Manchester 0 252 £52,500 +5.00% 45
Cheshire -14 52 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Merseyside +5 12 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Lancashire +8 11 £37,500 -50.43% 2
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 165 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (46.13%) Java
3 152 (45.24%) DevOps
4 126 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 110 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (31.55%) Software Engineering
7 102 (30.36%) Python
8 98 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 90 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 90 (26.79%) Microservices
10 81 (24.11%) Docker
11 79 (23.51%) Linux
12 77 (22.92%) CSS
13 76 (22.62%) HTML
14 73 (21.73%) Finance
15 70 (20.83%) TDD
16 69 (20.54%) Puppet
17 66 (19.64%) Ruby
18 64 (19.05%) PHP
18 64 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
19 62 (18.45%) Scrum
20 61 (18.15%) Google
20 61 (18.15%) Git (software)
21 60 (17.86%) MySQL
21 60 (17.86%) Web Services
21 60 (17.86%) React
22 56 (16.67%) OO
23 52 (15.48%) Spring
24 49 (14.58%) Kubernetes
25 48 (14.29%) SOA

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 24 (7.14%) Apache
2 21 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (3.87%) Drupal
4 9 (2.68%) Confluence
5 8 (2.38%) JBoss
5 8 (2.38%) nginx
5 8 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.49%) CMS
9 4 (1.19%) WordPress
10 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.30%) Jetty
12 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.30%) SAS
12 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 126 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (13.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (4.76%) SaaS
7 14 (4.17%) GitHub
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (2.68%) PaaS
9 8 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.08%) Google App Engine
10 7 (2.08%) IaaS
11 6 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.49%) npm
13 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.30%) Slack
15 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.57%) HTTP
1 12 (3.57%) Internet
2 9 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.38%) Firewall
3 8 (2.38%) VPN
4 5 (1.49%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) PPP
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.86%) MySQL
2 48 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.36%) Redis
6 16 (4.76%) Neo4j
7 15 (4.46%) Big Data
7 15 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.79%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.19%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.60%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 61 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 46 (13.69%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.44%) Selenium
4 22 (6.55%) Vagrant
5 21 (6.25%) JUnit
6 19 (5.65%) Subversion
7 18 (5.36%) gulp
8 15 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (4.17%) GitLab
9 14 (4.17%) JIRA
10 13 (3.87%) Hudson
11 12 (3.57%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.27%) Grunt
12 11 (3.27%) webpack
13 10 (2.98%) Gradle
13 10 (2.98%) Maven
14 8 (2.38%) CA Release Automation
14 8 (2.38%) Robot Framework
14 8 (2.38%) SonarQube
15 7 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 73 (21.73%) Finance
2 30 (8.93%) Marketing
3 27 (8.04%) Manufacturing
4 26 (7.74%) Retail
5 19 (5.65%) Banking
5 19 (5.65%) Investment Banking
6 17 (5.06%) Electronics
7 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.98%) Law
8 10 (2.98%) Local Government
9 8 (2.38%) Automotive
10 7 (2.08%) Legal
11 6 (1.79%) Advertising
12 5 (1.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (30.65%) Developer
2 63 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 59 (17.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (13.39%) Architect
5 38 (11.31%) Java Engineer
6 32 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 32 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 28 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.74%) Java Developer
9 24 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 18 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
12 17 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
12 17 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.06%) Technical Leader
13 15 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
14 14 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.92%) CSS
2 76 (22.62%) HTML
3 60 (17.86%) React
3 60 (17.86%) Web Services
4 52 (15.48%) Spring
5 46 (13.69%) AngularJS
6 42 (12.50%) Node.js
7 41 (12.20%) .NET
8 40 (11.90%) Spring Boot
9 38 (11.31%) RESTful
10 37 (11.01%) REST
11 34 (10.12%) HTML5
12 31 (9.23%) CSS3
13 26 (7.74%) Laravel
14 24 (7.14%) JSON
15 21 (6.25%) XML
16 20 (5.95%) Middleware
17 17 (5.06%) Hibernate
17 17 (5.06%) SOAP
18 15 (4.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.63%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (8.04%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.57%) Xbox
7 10 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.79%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.79%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.89%) Fintech
11 3 (0.89%) IVR
11 3 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.89%) Wiki
12 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.60%) CCTV
12 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.51%) Linux
2 26 (7.74%) Unix
3 9 (2.68%) Windows
4 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.08%) CentOS
6 6 (1.79%) Android
7 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (45.24%) DevOps
3 110 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (31.55%) Software Engineering
5 90 (26.79%) Microservices
6 70 (20.83%) TDD
7 62 (18.45%) Scrum
8 56 (16.67%) OO
9 48 (14.29%) SOA
10 47 (13.99%) Test Automation
11 40 (11.90%) BDD
12 39 (11.61%) OOP
13 38 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (10.71%) Mentoring
15 35 (10.42%) Pair Programming
16 32 (9.52%) SDLC
17 30 (8.93%) E-Commerce
18 29 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
19 25 (7.44%) Kanban
20 24 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (46.13%) Java
2 102 (30.36%) Python
3 98 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 66 (19.64%) Ruby
5 64 (19.05%) PHP
6 34 (10.12%) SQL
7 33 (9.82%) Bash Shell
8 31 (9.23%) Go
9 28 (8.33%) C#
9 28 (8.33%) Java 8
10 17 (5.06%) C++
11 15 (4.46%) Java 9
12 9 (2.68%) C
13 7 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.79%) Perl
14 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.60%) Scala
16 1 (0.30%) Erlang
16 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (10.12%) Degree
2 15 (4.46%) AWS Certification
2 15 (4.46%) CISSP
3 11 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.68%) CSSLP
5 8 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.49%) CISA
6 5 (1.49%) CISM
6 5 (1.49%) SAFe Agilist
7 4 (1.19%) RHCE
7 4 (1.19%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.30%) CSQA
10 1 (0.30%) GPEN
10 1 (0.30%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.30%) GXPN
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) GCP
2 15 (4.46%) QA
3 6 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.49%) COBIT
4 5 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.49%) GDPR
4 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.49%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 81 (24.11%) Docker
2 18 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.89%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.89%) Varnish
4 2 (0.60%) Ceph
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (20.54%) Puppet
2 64 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (14.58%) Kubernetes
4 37 (11.01%) Ansible
5 34 (10.12%) Terraform
6 23 (6.85%) Packer
7 16 (4.76%) Consul
8 15 (4.46%) Salt
9 13 (3.87%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (3.57%) Nagios
11 8 (2.38%) CA Wily
12 7 (2.08%) Grafana
12 7 (2.08%) Graphite
12 7 (2.08%) Opsview
12 7 (2.08%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.49%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.60%) Marathon
14 2 (0.60%) Mesos
14 2 (0.60%) rkt
14 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (18.15%) Google
2 34 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.46%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.46%) SAP
4 13 (3.87%) Zend
5 10 (2.98%) Rackspace
5 10 (2.98%) VMware
6 9 (2.68%) CA
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle
8 4 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.19%) Tableau
9 3 (0.89%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.89%) Capita
9 3 (0.89%) Cognos
9 3 (0.89%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.89%) New Relic
9 3 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (0.89%) Splunk
9 3 (0.89%) Sun
9 3 (0.89%) Teradata