The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 26 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.79% 3.09% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 8.93% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 29.37% 34.57% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 50
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 13 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft