The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 20 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.30% 5.15% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 9.62% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
Essex

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

Miscellaneous Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 28.57% 53.61% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 42
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £27,550 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £71,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Open Source
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Basildon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft