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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 59 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 46 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.05% 5.08% 1.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% 12.28% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 16
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
345 285 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 30.40% 41.36% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 307 269 340
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Brighton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 77 (76.24%) Linux
2 62 (61.39%) Bash Shell
3 58 (57.43%) Ruby
4 53 (52.48%) Python
5 45 (44.55%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (44.55%) Configuration Management
5 45 (44.55%) Node.js
6 41 (40.59%) Relational Database
7 39 (38.61%) RDBMS
8 37 (36.63%) UNIX
9 36 (35.64%) MySQL
10 34 (33.66%) Ubuntu
11 33 (32.67%) Java
12 31 (30.69%) Perl
13 30 (29.70%) Debian
13 30 (29.70%) Puppet
14 27 (26.73%) Degree
15 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (23.76%) PHP
16 23 (22.77%) Workflow
16 23 (22.77%) HBase
16 23 (22.77%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (22.77%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (20.79%) Web Services
18 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
18 18 (17.82%) Drupal
18 18 (17.82%) C
18 18 (17.82%) Ethernet
19 17 (16.83%) HTML
20 16 (15.84%) JavaScript

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 45 (44.55%) Node.js
2 18 (17.82%) Drupal
3 16 (15.84%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.94%) Moodle
4 6 (5.94%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) CMS
5 2 (1.98%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Ethernet
2 16 (15.84%) VoIP
2 16 (15.84%) InfiniBand
3 15 (14.85%) HTTP
3 15 (14.85%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.85%) SMTP
4 5 (4.95%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.98%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) VLAN
5 2 (1.98%) DHCP
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) IPv4
5 2 (1.98%) IPv6
5 2 (1.98%) MPLS
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
5 2 (1.98%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.55%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (40.59%) Relational Database
3 39 (38.61%) RDBMS
4 36 (35.64%) MySQL
5 23 (22.77%) HBase
6 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Hudson
2 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Administrator
2 51 (50.50%) Systems Administrator
2 51 (50.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 51 (50.50%) Linux Administrator
3 29 (28.71%) Developer
4 20 (19.80%) PHP Developer
5 15 (14.85%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Programmer
10 3 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.98%) UI Programmer
11 2 (1.98%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 2 (1.98%) UI Developer
11 2 (1.98%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) Web Services
2 17 (16.83%) HTML
3 16 (15.84%) jQuery
4 15 (14.85%) CSS
5 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.90%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.94%) Ajax
8 5 (4.95%) Symfony
8 5 (4.95%) HTML5
8 5 (4.95%) .NET
8 5 (4.95%) XML
9 4 (3.96%) JSON
10 3 (2.97%) WCF
10 3 (2.97%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.97%) XSLT
10 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.97%) XHTML
10 3 (2.97%) REST
11 2 (1.98%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.85%) Digital Media
2 15 (14.85%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.87%) Social Media
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 2 (1.98%) W3C
5 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.99%) Social Network
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (76.24%) Linux
2 37 (36.63%) UNIX
3 34 (33.66%) Ubuntu
4 30 (29.70%) Debian
5 16 (15.84%) Windows
5 16 (15.84%) Mac OS X
5 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.86%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) Configuration Management
2 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.77%) Workflow
3 23 (22.77%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (22.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (13.86%) Analytics
5 13 (12.87%) Build Automation
5 13 (12.87%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (12.87%) Load Testing
6 12 (11.88%) Social Media Monitoring
7 8 (7.92%) OO
8 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.93%) Web Development
9 6 (5.94%) OOP
10 5 (4.95%) OOD
10 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.96%) TDD
11 4 (3.96%) DevOps
12 3 (2.97%) OO PHP
12 3 (2.97%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (61.39%) Bash Shell
2 58 (57.43%) Ruby
3 53 (52.48%) Python
4 33 (32.67%) Java
5 31 (30.69%) Perl
6 24 (23.76%) PHP
7 18 (17.82%) C
8 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.91%) PHP5
10 5 (4.95%) C#
10 5 (4.95%) SQL
11 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.99%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) CCNP
2 2 (1.98%) CCNA
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) KVM
2 2 (1.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (29.70%) Puppet
2 16 (15.84%) Nagios
3 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.98%) Zend
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco
2 2 (1.98%) HP
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