Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 300 357
Rank change year-on-year -40 +57 +19
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 34 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 2.38% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 19
North West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +6.25% +14.29%
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.49%

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2205 2314 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.77% 18.57% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1807 1956 1989
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 -28 34 £60,000 +41.18% 1
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 31 (91.18%) Puppet
1 31 (91.18%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 26 (76.47%) Python
2 26 (76.47%) Ruby
3 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 22 (64.71%) SQL
5 21 (61.76%) Unix
6 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
6 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 19 (55.88%) vSphere
7 19 (55.88%) Cobbler
7 19 (55.88%) CloudStack
7 19 (55.88%) Tivoli
7 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
7 19 (55.88%) RUP
7 19 (55.88%) DSDM
7 19 (55.88%) Oracle
7 19 (55.88%) Xen
7 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (55.88%) XenServer
7 19 (55.88%) EnterpriseDB
8 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 9 (26.47%) Docker
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure

OpenStack
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 19 (55.88%) CloudStack
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (14.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.71%) GitHub
3 5 (14.71%) OpenShift
4 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) CouchDB
2 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQLite
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Maven
3 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.82%) Gradle
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (55.88%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Apache Jena
1 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) CSS3
1 3 (8.82%) EJB
1 3 (8.82%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) HTML5
1 3 (8.82%) Java EE
1 3 (8.82%) JavaBeans
1 3 (8.82%) JAX-RS
1 3 (8.82%) JPA
1 3 (8.82%) jQuery
1 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
1 3 (8.82%) RESTful
1 3 (8.82%) Spring
1 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
1 3 (8.82%) Spring Cloud
1 3 (8.82%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
5 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (55.88%) DSDM
5 19 (55.88%) RUP
6 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 5 (14.71%) Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Coaching
8 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) API Development
9 3 (8.82%) Microservices
9 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Python
1 26 (76.47%) Ruby
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
5 8 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) vSphere
1 19 (55.88%) Xen
1 19 (55.88%) XenServer
2 9 (26.47%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (91.18%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (91.18%) Puppet
2 19 (55.88%) Cobbler
2 19 (55.88%) Tivoli
3 6 (17.65%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (11.76%) Terraform
5 2 (5.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) EnterpriseDB
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Veritas