The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 64 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.84% 4.49% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 5.26% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 39
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
738 875 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 87.34% 85.37% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 648 762 723
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 29 April 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Brighton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) HTML
4 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
5 18 (38.30%) HTML5
5 18 (38.30%) BDD
6 15 (31.91%) ATDD
6 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
7 14 (29.79%) Information Security
7 14 (29.79%) Social Media
7 14 (29.79%) SaaS
7 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
7 14 (29.79%) User Stories
7 14 (29.79%) Big Data
8 13 (27.66%) IIS
9 12 (25.53%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 10 (21.28%) DB2
11 10 (21.28%) Web Development
11 10 (21.28%) QA
11 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
12 9 (19.15%) SDLC
12 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
12 9 (19.15%) Selenium
12 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
12 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 9 (19.15%) MySQL
13 8 (17.02%) JUnit
13 8 (17.02%) CSS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Drupal
3 2 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.13%) Moodle
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Big Data
2 10 (21.28%) DB2
3 9 (19.15%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Selenium
1 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
2 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
2 8 (17.02%) JMeter
2 8 (17.02%) JUnit
2 8 (17.02%) LoadRunner
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) Maven
4 4 (8.51%) Ant
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.26%) Hudson
6 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.26%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Head of Engineering
1 15 (31.91%) Head of Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) Head of Development
2 14 (29.79%) Head of Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Software QA Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Software Quality Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) UX Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) HTML
2 18 (38.30%) HTML5
3 11 (23.40%) Web Services
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) XML
5 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.64%) LAMP
7 4 (8.51%) CSS3
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
9 2 (4.26%) .NET
9 2 (4.26%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE
9 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.26%) Laravel
9 2 (4.26%) RESTful
9 2 (4.26%) Symfony
10 1 (2.13%) jQuery
10 1 (2.13%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
1 14 (29.79%) Social Media
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) Mainframe
3 8 (17.02%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Android
1 8 (17.02%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) TDD
3 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
4 18 (38.30%) BDD
5 15 (31.91%) ATDD
5 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
6 14 (29.79%) Information Security
6 14 (29.79%) User Stories
7 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Web Development
8 9 (19.15%) SDLC
9 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) COBOL
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.02%) PHP
3 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.64%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
2 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle