The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 56 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.17% 3.94% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.01% 11.26% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 12
Average salary £39,274 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
East Sussex

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

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
292 231 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 32.05% 35.00% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 231 172 246
Average salary £39,274 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Brighton

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Brighton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 39 (53.42%) HTML
2 37 (50.68%) Linux
3 36 (49.32%) CSS
3 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
4 26 (35.62%) .NET
4 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.88%) MySQL
5 24 (32.88%) C#
6 22 (30.14%) SQL
6 22 (30.14%) Ajax
7 20 (27.40%) OO
8 19 (26.03%) LAMP
8 19 (26.03%) HTML5
9 18 (24.66%) CSS3
9 18 (24.66%) TDD
9 18 (24.66%) IIS
9 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
10 17 (23.29%) PHP
10 17 (23.29%) CMS
11 16 (21.92%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (21.92%) Content Management
12 15 (20.55%) jQuery
13 14 (19.18%) XML
13 14 (19.18%) Windows
14 13 (17.81%) XSLT
14 13 (17.81%) Web Development
14 13 (17.81%) SaaS
15 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
15 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
15 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (24.66%) IIS
2 17 (23.29%) CMS
3 9 (12.33%) Umbraco
4 8 (10.96%) WordPress
4 8 (10.96%) TYPO3
5 6 (8.22%) Apache
5 6 (8.22%) Moodle
6 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.48%) nginx
6 4 (5.48%) Drupal
7 3 (4.11%) Node.js
7 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 2 (2.74%) Jetty
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Intranet
2 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) VoIP
3 3 (4.11%) SMTP
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) FTP
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) MySQL
2 16 (21.92%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (12.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) Big Data
5 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Firebird
7 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.37%) JMeter
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (10.96%) Publishing
1 8 (10.96%) Marketing
2 7 (9.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Administrator
4 13 (17.81%) Web Developer
5 12 (16.44%) LAMP Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.33%) SQL DBA
7 9 (12.33%) DBA
7 9 (12.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (10.96%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Server Administrator
9 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.59%) IT Development Manager
9 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Development Manager
10 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (53.42%) HTML
2 36 (49.32%) CSS
3 26 (35.62%) .NET
4 22 (30.14%) Ajax
5 19 (26.03%) LAMP
5 19 (26.03%) HTML5
6 18 (24.66%) CSS3
6 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
7 15 (20.55%) jQuery
8 14 (19.18%) XML
9 13 (17.81%) XSLT
10 10 (13.70%) Web Services
11 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.33%) J2EE
12 8 (10.96%) XHTML
12 8 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (9.59%) Velocity
13 7 (9.59%) Grails
13 7 (9.59%) Backbone.js
13 7 (9.59%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
1 12 (16.44%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Replication
2 9 (12.33%) N-Tier
3 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) E-Learning
5 3 (4.11%) Learning Management System
5 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Social Network
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) UNIX
3 8 (10.96%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.85%) Debian
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) OO
3 18 (24.66%) TDD
4 16 (21.92%) Content Management
5 13 (17.81%) Web Development
6 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.33%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.96%) MVC
9 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Resource Management
10 7 (9.59%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (9.59%) Scrum
11 6 (8.22%) Analytics
12 5 (6.85%) DevOps
12 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.88%) C#
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) PHP
5 11 (15.07%) Java
6 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.59%) Groovy
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
8 6 (8.22%) Python
9 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.11%) Ruby
11 2 (2.74%) VB
11 2 (2.74%) F#
12 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.37%) COBOL
12 1 (1.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) VCP4
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.48%) Varnish
3 3 (4.11%) KVM
3 3 (4.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Vagrant
1 8 (10.96%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Adobe
1 8 (10.96%) RedDot
1 8 (10.96%) Open Text
1 8 (10.96%) Google
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.37%) Apple
3 1 (1.37%) HP
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