The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.63% 1.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £32,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 142 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 86.18% 88.75% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 105 128 48
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £56,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Open Source
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Abingdon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft