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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 65 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.17% 2.62% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 6.48% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
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
183 247 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.77% 40.49% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 168 215
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £51,000 £65,000
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 28 November 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Line Management
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
7 3 (27.27%) Ruby
7 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (18.18%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) C++
8 2 (18.18%) Snort
8 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Fedora
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) New Relic