The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 3 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 50.00% 27.27% 29.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 53.33% 27.27% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgwater region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 93.75% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 25
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 26 Related IT Skills in Bridgwater

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Web Development
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
1 10 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML-RPC
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Photoshop

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgwater by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
1 10 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML-RPC
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe