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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 55 39 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.71% 6.27% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.28% 16.79% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 20
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -24.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
337 274 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 32.94% 37.33% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 292 253 325
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,000
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 20 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Brighton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 66 (75.86%) Linux
2 42 (48.28%) Bash Shell
3 41 (47.13%) Ruby
4 39 (44.83%) Python
5 37 (42.53%) Ubuntu
6 36 (41.38%) UNIX
7 33 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (36.78%) MySQL
8 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
9 29 (33.33%) Node.js
10 28 (32.18%) Relational Database
10 28 (32.18%) Perl
10 28 (32.18%) Debian
11 26 (29.89%) RDBMS
12 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (26.44%) Web Services
14 22 (25.29%) PHP
15 21 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (22.99%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (22.99%) Workflow
17 19 (21.84%) Java
18 18 (20.69%) Windows
18 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
19 17 (19.54%) OpenStack
19 17 (19.54%) KVM
19 17 (19.54%) Digital Media
19 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
19 17 (19.54%) Amazon EC2
19 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (19.54%) LXC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (33.33%) Node.js
2 17 (19.54%) OpenStack
3 16 (18.39%) Drupal
4 6 (6.90%) Apache
4 6 (6.90%) Moodle
5 2 (2.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) VoIP
1 17 (19.54%) SMTP
1 17 (19.54%) HTTP
1 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) Ethernet
3 6 (6.90%) InfiniBand
4 5 (5.75%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.30%) VLAN
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) LAN
5 2 (2.30%) IPv4
5 2 (2.30%) IPv6
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) OSPF
6 1 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (36.78%) MySQL
3 28 (32.18%) Relational Database
4 26 (29.89%) RDBMS
5 9 (10.34%) HBase
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Hudson
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.15%) Front Office
2 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Administrator
2 37 (42.53%) Systems Administrator
2 37 (42.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 37 (42.53%) Linux Administrator
3 25 (28.74%) Developer
4 20 (22.99%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (22.99%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (17.24%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (8.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior
9 3 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Web Services
2 16 (18.39%) HTML
3 15 (17.24%) jQuery
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
5 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.49%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (8.05%) Ajax
8 6 (6.90%) HTML5
9 5 (5.75%) .NET
9 5 (5.75%) XML
10 4 (4.60%) JSON
11 3 (3.45%) REST
11 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.45%) XSLT
11 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.45%) LAMP
11 3 (3.45%) XHTML
11 3 (3.45%) WCF
11 3 (3.45%) Symfony
11 3 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 17 (19.54%) Digital Media
3 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.90%) Social Media
5 3 (3.45%) iPad
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.30%) Social Network
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.86%) Linux
2 37 (42.53%) Ubuntu
3 36 (41.38%) UNIX
4 28 (32.18%) Debian
5 18 (20.69%) Windows
6 17 (19.54%) Mac OS X
6 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.49%) OpenBSD
8 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (22.99%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (22.99%) Workflow
5 9 (10.34%) Load Testing
5 9 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (10.34%) Build Automation
6 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.90%) OO
7 6 (6.90%) Analytics
7 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Social Media Monitoring
8 5 (5.75%) OOD
8 5 (5.75%) TDD
8 5 (5.75%) DevOps
9 4 (4.60%) Web Development
10 3 (3.45%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Bash Shell
2 41 (47.13%) Ruby
3 39 (44.83%) Python
4 28 (32.18%) Perl
5 22 (25.29%) PHP
6 19 (21.84%) Java
7 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.20%) C
9 7 (8.05%) PHP5
10 6 (6.90%) SQL
11 5 (5.75%) C#
12 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.15%) Erlang
13 1 (1.15%) Groovy
13 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) CCNP
2 2 (2.30%) CCNA
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) KVM
1 17 (19.54%) LXC
2 2 (2.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco
2 2 (2.30%) HP
3 1 (1.15%) Apple
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