The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 49 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.18% 2.33% 6.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.63% 7.87% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 19
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Somerset

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 89 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 25.41% 29.67% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 81 124
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Bath

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bath region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bath

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Debian
3 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 7 (41.18%) C
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) CouchDB
6 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
6 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Ruby
6 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
7 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Xen
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) CouchDB
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Junior
2 9 (52.94%) Graduate
3 8 (47.06%) Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (29.41%) Junior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (11.76%) Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Debian
3 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Fedora
5 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Perl
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) C
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (35.29%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
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