The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 62 80
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 1.50% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.06% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £61,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.20%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 197 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.09% 36.82% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 141 136 228
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,100 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
6 1 (12.50%) Blog
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (12.50%) R

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) R
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic