Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 131 158
Rank change year-on-year +41 +27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 346 330 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.33% 2.56% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.77% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 253 279 199
North West median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% +10.47%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £84,600 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 9,476 11,895 11,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.26% 92.43% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,590 9,507 9,476
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,900 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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
Manchester +45 300 £57,500 +6.98% 38
Cheshire -9 22 £50,000 - 13
Lancashire +29 21 £61,390 -9.05% 3
Merseyside +12 1 £55,000 +34.15% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 198 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (52.60%) Java
3 151 (43.64%) DevOps
4 136 (39.31%) Python
5 121 (34.97%) Amazon AWS
6 110 (31.79%) NoSQL
7 101 (29.19%) TDD
8 96 (27.75%) Software Engineering
9 82 (23.70%) Linux
10 80 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (22.83%) MongoDB
12 77 (22.25%) Degree
13 75 (21.68%) JavaScript
14 72 (20.81%) JIRA
14 72 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 70 (20.23%) Microservices
16 69 (19.94%) SQL
17 68 (19.65%) Cloud Computing
18 65 (18.79%) Web Services
18 65 (18.79%) Apache
19 64 (18.50%) Data Modelling
20 63 (18.21%) Configuration Management
21 61 (17.63%) Computer Science
21 61 (17.63%) Big Data
22 60 (17.34%) Finance
22 60 (17.34%) Computer Science Degree
23 59 (17.05%) Jenkins
24 57 (16.47%) Hadoop
25 55 (15.90%) Git (software)
25 55 (15.90%) Spring

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 65 (18.79%) Apache
2 50 (14.45%) Apache Spark
3 26 (7.51%) Confluence
4 10 (2.89%) nginx
5 8 (2.31%) CMS
5 8 (2.31%) SAS
6 7 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.73%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.73%) JBoss
8 5 (1.45%) WildFly
9 4 (1.16%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.16%) Drupal
10 3 (0.87%) Moodle
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
1 5 (1.45%) SPSS
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.87%) S-PLUS
3 3 (0.87%) Stata
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 121 (34.97%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (19.65%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (11.85%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (11.85%) Amazon EMR
5 28 (8.09%) GitHub
6 16 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (3.18%) SaaS
8 9 (2.60%) IaaS
8 9 (2.60%) PaaS
9 7 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.58%) npm
11 1 (0.29%) G Suite
11 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.36%) Internet
2 13 (3.76%) Firewall
3 12 (3.47%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) BGP
5 1 (0.29%) OSPF
5 1 (0.29%) PPP
5 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (31.79%) NoSQL
2 79 (22.83%) MongoDB
3 61 (17.63%) Big Data
4 57 (16.47%) Hadoop
5 50 (14.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 41 (11.85%) Amazon Athena
6 41 (11.85%) Flink
6 41 (11.85%) MySQL
7 38 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (8.38%) SQL Server
9 24 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (4.05%) HBase
11 13 (3.76%) DB2
12 10 (2.89%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (2.60%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.60%) Redis
13 9 (2.60%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.02%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 72 (20.81%) JIRA
2 59 (17.05%) Jenkins
3 55 (15.90%) Git (software)
4 36 (10.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (6.07%) JUnit
6 16 (4.62%) Bitbucket
6 16 (4.62%) EasyMock
7 15 (4.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (4.05%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.76%) Subversion
10 12 (3.47%) Hudson
10 12 (3.47%) Vagrant
11 11 (3.18%) gulp
12 10 (2.89%) GitLab
12 10 (2.89%) Selenium
13 9 (2.60%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.60%) Gradle
13 9 (2.60%) Maven
14 8 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (17.34%) Finance
2 23 (6.65%) Marketing
3 21 (6.07%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.20%) Retail
5 15 (4.34%) Banking
6 12 (3.47%) Electronics
7 10 (2.89%) Local Government
7 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.73%) Legal
9 5 (1.45%) Advertising
9 5 (1.45%) Law
10 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (18.79%) Architect
1 65 (18.79%) Software Engineer
2 63 (18.21%) Developer
3 46 (13.29%) Java Engineer
4 41 (11.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (7.80%) Data Engineer
5 27 (7.80%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (7.51%) Big Data Engineer
7 25 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 22 (6.36%) Data Architect
8 22 (6.36%) Senior Data Engineer
9 21 (6.07%) Senior Architect
10 19 (5.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (5.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 19 (5.49%) Senior Data Architect
10 19 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
11 18 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.62%) Consultant
12 16 (4.62%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.79%) Web Services
2 55 (15.90%) Spring
3 49 (14.16%) React
4 47 (13.58%) Kafka
5 46 (13.29%) CSS
6 44 (12.72%) .NET
7 43 (12.43%) HTML
8 42 (12.14%) Node.js
9 41 (11.85%) Spark Streaming
10 35 (10.12%) AngularJS
11 31 (8.96%) Spring Boot
12 26 (7.51%) Java EE
13 20 (5.78%) Spring Security
14 16 (4.62%) EJB
14 16 (4.62%) JSF
15 15 (4.34%) .NET Framework
15 15 (4.34%) Vue.js
16 14 (4.05%) HTML5
16 14 (4.05%) Middleware
16 14 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.49%) Internet of Things
4 18 (5.20%) Wiki
5 14 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (3.18%) Fintech
8 10 (2.89%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.60%) User Experience
10 6 (1.73%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.73%) NHS
11 5 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.87%) CCTV
12 3 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.87%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) Animation
13 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.70%) Linux
2 35 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (8.96%) CentOS
4 18 (5.20%) Unix
5 12 (3.47%) Windows
6 5 (1.45%) Android
6 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.58%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (43.64%) DevOps
3 101 (29.19%) TDD
4 96 (27.75%) Software Engineering
5 80 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (20.23%) Microservices
7 64 (18.50%) Data Modelling
8 63 (18.21%) Configuration Management
9 61 (17.63%) Computer Science
10 50 (14.45%) Test Automation
11 48 (13.87%) Mathematics
12 47 (13.58%) Mentoring
13 46 (13.29%) Data Engineering
14 44 (12.72%) Change Management
15 41 (11.85%) Data Ingestion
16 37 (10.69%) Scrum
17 35 (10.12%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (9.25%) Coaching
19 31 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
20 30 (8.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 182 (52.60%) Java
2 136 (39.31%) Python
3 75 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 69 (19.94%) SQL
5 50 (14.45%) Scala
6 48 (13.87%) C#
7 42 (12.14%) C++
8 39 (11.27%) Ruby
9 28 (8.09%) PHP
10 24 (6.94%) Java 8
11 16 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.62%) Go
12 12 (3.47%) C
13 11 (3.18%) Java 9
13 11 (3.18%) R
14 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.73%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.45%) Groovy
17 4 (1.16%) ES6
18 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 77 (22.25%) Degree
2 60 (17.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (11.85%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (4.34%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.60%) RHCE
5 9 (2.60%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.45%) PhD
7 4 (1.16%) OSCP
7 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) OSCE
8 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) CISSP
10 1 (0.29%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) GPEN
10 1 (0.29%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.29%) GXPN
10 1 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.23%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (15.61%) Docker
2 5 (1.45%) HDFS
2 5 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Ceph
4 1 (0.29%) iptables
4 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (9.83%) Ansible
2 29 (8.38%) Kubernetes
2 29 (8.38%) Puppet
3 25 (7.23%) Terraform
4 22 (6.36%) Packer
5 19 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.91%) Consul
6 17 (4.91%) Docker Swarm
6 17 (4.91%) Grafana
6 17 (4.91%) Graphite
7 12 (3.47%) Nagios
7 12 (3.47%) Opsview
7 12 (3.47%) Salt
7 12 (3.47%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.73%) Mesos
9 5 (1.45%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.29%) Kibana
10 1 (0.29%) logstash
10 1 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.85%) CA Agile Central
3 36 (10.40%) Red Hat
4 22 (6.36%) Google
5 14 (4.05%) Oracle
6 10 (2.89%) Rackspace
6 10 (2.89%) SAP
6 10 (2.89%) VMware
7 8 (2.31%) Tableau
8 6 (1.73%) Splunk
9 5 (1.45%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.45%) Teradata
10 4 (1.16%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.16%) MapR
11 3 (0.87%) IBM
11 3 (0.87%) Informatica
12 2 (0.58%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 2 (0.58%) Facebook
12 2 (0.58%) Twitter