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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 116 168
Rank change year-on-year -2 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 149 120 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.38% 2.10% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.39% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 111 95 77
Median salary £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,649 £78,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5670 5024 5917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 88.09% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4674 4218 4695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 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
Manchester +10 104 £50,000 +20.48% 29
Cheshire -8 28 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Merseyside -2 10 £43,750 -37.50% 2
Lancashire +7 6 £75,649 +101.73%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 170 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.22%) Java
3 103 (39.31%) DevOps
4 73 (27.86%) Software Engineering
5 72 (27.48%) .NET
6 70 (26.72%) HTML
6 70 (26.72%) Linux
7 69 (26.34%) JavaScript
8 65 (24.81%) Finance
9 62 (23.66%) TDD
10 60 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
11 59 (22.52%) Python
12 58 (22.14%) Scrum
13 51 (19.47%) CSS
13 51 (19.47%) Git (software)
13 51 (19.47%) Big Data
14 48 (18.32%) Node.js
14 48 (18.32%) PHP
15 47 (17.94%) SDLC
16 46 (17.56%) SOA
17 42 (16.03%) C#
18 41 (15.65%) SQL
18 41 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (15.27%) MVC
20 39 (14.89%) ITIL
20 39 (14.89%) Degree
21 38 (14.50%) HTML5
22 37 (14.12%) Hadoop
22 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
22 37 (14.12%) Apache Spark

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 37 (14.12%) Apache Spark
2 18 (6.87%) CMS
3 17 (6.49%) Apache
4 16 (6.11%) Apache Pig
5 12 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.20%) Confluence
7 10 (3.82%) Drupal
7 10 (3.82%) SAS
7 10 (3.82%) Umbraco
8 9 (3.44%) WordPress
9 8 (3.05%) EPiServer
9 8 (3.05%) GeoServer
9 8 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.91%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.53%) JBoss
11 4 (1.53%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) S-PLUS
1 3 (1.15%) SPSS
1 3 (1.15%) Stata
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (4.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 60 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (8.02%) GitHub
5 6 (2.29%) SaaS
6 5 (1.91%) PaaS
7 3 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.76%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) Google Play
9 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) Firewall
1 3 (1.15%) Softswitch
1 3 (1.15%) VoIP
1 3 (1.15%) VoWiFi
2 2 (0.76%) DMZ
2 2 (0.76%) DNS
2 2 (0.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.76%) Network Security
2 2 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.47%) Big Data
2 37 (14.12%) Hadoop
2 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
3 35 (13.36%) MySQL
4 24 (9.16%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (6.49%) Apache Hive
6 17 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 16 (6.11%) MongoDB
8 14 (5.34%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.91%) HBase
11 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.53%) GIS
12 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.15%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.15%) Impala
13 2 (0.76%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.76%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 51 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.02%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.02%) JIRA
3 12 (4.58%) Bitbucket
3 12 (4.58%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.82%) Selenium
4 10 (3.82%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.44%) JUnit
5 9 (3.44%) Subversion
6 8 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.67%) EasyMock
8 6 (2.29%) gulp
9 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.53%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.15%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.15%) Gradle
10 3 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (24.81%) Finance
2 33 (12.60%) Manufacturing
3 23 (8.78%) Marketing
4 22 (8.40%) Retail
5 20 (7.63%) Telecoms
6 19 (7.25%) Banking
7 17 (6.49%) Electronics
8 14 (5.34%) Local Government
9 11 (4.20%) Advertising
10 8 (3.05%) Games
10 8 (3.05%) Publishing
11 7 (2.67%) Investment Banking
11 7 (2.67%) Military
12 2 (0.76%) Automotive
12 2 (0.76%) Legal
13 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (33.97%) Developer
2 48 (18.32%) Software Engineer
3 45 (17.18%) Architect
4 33 (12.60%) Java Engineer
5 32 (12.21%) Java Software Engineer
6 28 (10.69%) PHP Developer
7 27 (10.31%) Software Developer
8 26 (9.92%) Consultant
9 25 (9.54%) Senior Architect
10 24 (9.16%) Cloud Architect
11 23 (8.78%) AWS Architect
11 23 (8.78%) Java Developer
12 18 (6.87%) Senior Developer
13 16 (6.11%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (5.34%) AWS Consultant
14 14 (5.34%) Cloud Consultant
14 14 (5.34%) Senior Consultant
15 11 (4.20%) Lead DevOps
15 11 (4.20%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.48%) .NET
2 70 (26.72%) HTML
3 51 (19.47%) CSS
4 48 (18.32%) Node.js
5 38 (14.50%) HTML5
6 35 (13.36%) AngularJS
7 34 (12.98%) Web Services
8 31 (11.83%) jQuery
8 31 (11.83%) Spring
9 28 (10.69%) Java EE
10 27 (10.31%) Middleware
11 21 (8.02%) RESTful
12 20 (7.63%) Ajax
13 17 (6.49%) Apache Camel
13 17 (6.49%) LAMP
14 16 (6.11%) JSON
14 16 (6.11%) REST
15 15 (5.73%) Hibernate
16 14 (5.34%) CSS3
16 14 (5.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.73%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.34%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.58%) N-Tier
7 11 (4.20%) PKI
8 10 (3.82%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.44%) User Experience
10 8 (3.05%) Blog
10 8 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.67%) Wiki
12 5 (1.91%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.53%) NHS
14 3 (1.15%) Handset
15 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (0.76%) iPad
15 2 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.72%) Linux
2 30 (11.45%) Windows
3 23 (8.78%) Unix
4 12 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.05%) CentOS
5 8 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (39.31%) DevOps
3 73 (27.86%) Software Engineering
4 62 (23.66%) TDD
5 58 (22.14%) Scrum
6 47 (17.94%) SDLC
7 46 (17.56%) SOA
8 41 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (15.27%) MVC
10 39 (14.89%) ITIL
11 36 (13.74%) OO
12 31 (11.83%) Analytics
13 30 (11.45%) UML
14 28 (10.69%) Data Analytics
15 23 (8.78%) Microservices
16 22 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (8.40%) Project Management
16 22 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
16 22 (8.40%) Waterfall
17 20 (7.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.22%) Java
2 69 (26.34%) JavaScript
3 59 (22.52%) Python
4 48 (18.32%) PHP
5 42 (16.03%) C#
6 41 (15.65%) SQL
7 33 (12.60%) C++
8 28 (10.69%) C
9 24 (9.16%) Ruby
10 15 (5.73%) Perl
11 11 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.82%) R
13 8 (3.05%) Go
14 6 (2.29%) Scala
15 5 (1.91%) Clojure
15 5 (1.91%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (14.89%) Degree
2 19 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.82%) PhD
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.76%) PMP
5 2 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) OCP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) QA
2 8 (3.05%) COBIT
3 5 (1.91%) WCAG
4 2 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.25%) Docker
2 12 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) Puppet
2 21 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (6.87%) Ansible
4 9 (3.44%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.05%) Mesos
6 4 (1.53%) Terraform
7 3 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.92%) Google
2 26 (9.92%) VMware
3 23 (8.78%) Oracle
4 17 (6.49%) SAP
5 14 (5.34%) Rackspace
6 10 (3.82%) IBM
7 9 (3.44%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.05%) Cognizant
8 8 (3.05%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.29%) Zend
10 5 (1.91%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.53%) Remedy
12 3 (1.15%) Apple
12 3 (1.15%) BroadSoft
12 3 (1.15%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.15%) GENBAND
12 3 (1.15%) Splunk
12 3 (1.15%) Sun
12 3 (1.15%) Talend
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
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Digital Gurus
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Oscar
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