The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgwater region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bridgwater region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 8 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 33.33% 16.67% 100.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 66.67% 21.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 50.00% 77.78% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Somerset

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bridgwater

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Bridgwater

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgwater

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgwater 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 (100.00%) PHP
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
2 13 (92.86%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) XHTML
2 13 (92.86%) ECMAScript
2 13 (92.86%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Subversion
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) Ubuntu
2 13 (92.86%) Web Development
2 13 (92.86%) JSON
2 13 (92.86%) Symfony
2 13 (92.86%) Zend
2 13 (92.86%) Zend Framework
2 13 (92.86%) CakePHP
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Risk Management
2 13 (92.86%) XML-RPC
2 13 (92.86%) W3C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgwater 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 12 (85.71%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Subversion
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Web Developer
1 13 (92.86%) PHP Developer
1 13 (92.86%) PHP Web Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Web Applications Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) XML
1 13 (92.86%) XHTML
1 13 (92.86%) XML-RPC
1 13 (92.86%) JSON
1 13 (92.86%) Symfony
1 13 (92.86%) Zend Framework
1 13 (92.86%) CakePHP
1 13 (92.86%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) OO
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
1 13 (92.86%) Risk Management
1 13 (92.86%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (92.86%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) ECMAScript
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CNA
1 2 (14.29%) Novell Certification
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Zend