The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 69 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 56 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.07% 1.53% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.12% 3.66% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Open Source
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
690 655 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.83% 41.67% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 553 556 533
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Bristol

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 93 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.26%) Java
3 40 (25.81%) Linux
3 40 (25.81%) Degree
4 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
5 38 (24.52%) HTML
6 36 (23.23%) JUnit
7 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
8 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
8 34 (21.94%) Mentoring
9 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
10 30 (19.35%) Web Services
11 29 (18.71%) CSS
11 29 (18.71%) V-Model
11 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
12 28 (18.06%) Python
13 27 (17.42%) Selenium
14 26 (16.77%) TDD
14 26 (16.77%) Bash Shell
15 25 (16.13%) MySQL
16 23 (14.84%) HTML5
17 22 (14.19%) SQL
17 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
17 22 (14.19%) Security Cleared
18 21 (13.55%) Spring
18 21 (13.55%) Software Engineering
19 20 (12.90%) MVC
19 20 (12.90%) Scrum
20 19 (12.26%) SOAP
20 19 (12.26%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (9.68%) Apache
2 12 (7.74%) Joomla!
2 12 (7.74%) Alfresco
3 8 (5.16%) CMS
4 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.87%) Drupal
5 6 (3.87%) nginx
6 5 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.94%) Node.js
7 3 (1.94%) WordPress
7 3 (1.94%) IIS
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.29%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.29%) Kentico
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.65%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) SaaS
2 6 (3.87%) Google Apps
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) Internet
2 13 (8.39%) iSCSI
2 13 (8.39%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (7.74%) LDAP
4 10 (6.45%) HTTP
5 6 (3.87%) VoIP
5 6 (3.87%) WAN
5 6 (3.87%) IPv4
5 6 (3.87%) IPv6
6 5 (3.23%) SAN
7 3 (1.94%) X.509
7 3 (1.94%) Firewall
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.29%) Intranet
9 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.65%) VPN
9 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) MySQL
2 17 (10.97%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.74%) Big Data
4 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.23%) DB2
5 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.29%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (23.23%) JUnit
2 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 27 (17.42%) Selenium
4 17 (10.97%) Maven
5 14 (9.03%) Subversion
6 12 (7.74%) Git (software)
7 11 (7.10%) TestNG
8 10 (6.45%) Ant
9 9 (5.81%) FitNesse
9 9 (5.81%) Jenkins
10 8 (5.16%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (5.16%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.52%) WATIR
12 4 (2.58%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.29%) JMeter
13 2 (1.29%) NUnit
13 2 (1.29%) Hudson
14 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.87%) Advertising
4 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (34.19%) Developer
2 27 (17.42%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Test Leader
4 14 (9.03%) Architect
5 12 (7.74%) Technical Architect
5 12 (7.74%) PHP Developer
6 11 (7.10%) Administrator
6 11 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
7 10 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.16%) IT Support Specialist
8 8 (5.16%) IT Support
8 8 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Support Specialist
9 7 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.52%) HTML
2 30 (19.35%) Web Services
3 29 (18.71%) CSS
4 23 (14.84%) HTML5
5 21 (13.55%) Spring
6 19 (12.26%) jQuery
6 19 (12.26%) SOAP
7 17 (10.97%) XHTML
8 16 (10.32%) .NET
8 16 (10.32%) Hibernate
9 15 (9.68%) Java EE
10 13 (8.39%) XML
10 13 (8.39%) LAMP
11 12 (7.74%) WSDL
11 12 (7.74%) JPA
11 12 (7.74%) Dojo
11 12 (7.74%) Spring MVC
11 12 (7.74%) Apache Flex
11 12 (7.74%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.61%) GIS
3 12 (7.74%) RIA
4 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.16%) Xbox
5 5 (3.23%) W3C
6 3 (1.94%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.29%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) NLPG
8 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.81%) Linux
2 16 (10.32%) Android
3 13 (8.39%) Solaris
3 13 (8.39%) UNIX
4 12 (7.74%) Windows
4 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.16%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.16%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.58%) CentOS
7 4 (2.58%) Debian
7 4 (2.58%) Fedora
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
3 34 (21.94%) Mentoring
4 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
4 29 (18.71%) V-Model
5 26 (16.77%) TDD
6 21 (13.55%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.90%) Scrum
7 20 (12.90%) MVC
8 17 (10.97%) Identity Management
9 15 (9.68%) Web Development
9 15 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.03%) Test Planning
11 13 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.74%) UML
12 12 (7.74%) OO
12 12 (7.74%) Software Testing
13 11 (7.10%) OOP
13 11 (7.10%) Test Strategy
14 10 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) Java
2 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.06%) Python
4 26 (16.77%) Bash Shell
5 22 (14.19%) SQL
6 17 (10.97%) PHP
7 14 (9.03%) Ruby
8 13 (8.39%) C#
9 6 (3.87%) Perl
10 4 (2.58%) PHP5
11 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.29%) C
12 1 (0.65%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.65%) Uniface
12 1 (0.65%) VB6
12 1 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (25.81%) Degree
2 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
2 22 (14.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) CCIE
3 3 (1.94%) CCNP
3 3 (1.94%) CCNA
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) GPFS
2 9 (5.81%) NFS
2 9 (5.81%) Samba
3 8 (5.16%) Xen
3 8 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Bcfg2
2 4 (2.58%) Nagios
3 3 (1.94%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.65%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (11.61%) ESRI
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) VMware
4 8 (5.16%) Google
4 8 (5.16%) Adobe
4 8 (5.16%) Facebook
5 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.23%) JBoss
7 4 (2.58%) Zend
8 3 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.94%) Cognos
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco
8 3 (1.94%) Juniper
8 3 (1.94%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.29%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.29%) F5
9 2 (1.29%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.65%) Splunk
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