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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 40 64 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 119 74 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.97% 3.87% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.76% 8.65% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 103 70 23
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
710 855 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.61% 44.76% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 542 675 498
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 89 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.43%) Java
3 53 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 49 (28.65%) Software Engineering
5 45 (26.32%) C#
6 43 (25.15%) HTML
7 42 (24.56%) Spring
8 39 (22.81%) XML
9 38 (22.22%) JUnit
10 37 (21.64%) HTML5
11 36 (21.05%) CSS
12 35 (20.47%) Subversion
13 34 (19.88%) Hibernate
13 34 (19.88%) Degree
14 33 (19.30%) TDD
15 32 (18.71%) Web Services
15 32 (18.71%) Mentoring
16 31 (18.13%) Test Automation
16 31 (18.13%) MongoDB
17 30 (17.54%) MVC
18 29 (16.96%) .NET
19 28 (16.37%) PHP
19 28 (16.37%) Linux
19 28 (16.37%) Selenium
19 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
20 27 (15.79%) XHTML
20 27 (15.79%) SC Cleared
20 27 (15.79%) WebDriver
21 26 (15.20%) SOAP
21 26 (15.20%) Waterfall

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (12.87%) Joomla!
1 22 (12.87%) Alfresco
2 10 (5.85%) Apache
3 9 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.09%) nginx
4 7 (4.09%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.11%) Internet
2 11 (6.43%) Firewall
2 11 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (5.26%) HTTP
4 7 (4.09%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.92%) VPN
6 2 (1.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.13%) MongoDB
2 23 (13.45%) MySQL
3 18 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.43%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.09%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.17%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.17%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (22.22%) JUnit
2 35 (20.47%) Subversion
3 28 (16.37%) Selenium
4 27 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 23 (13.45%) Maven
6 22 (12.87%) TestNG
7 19 (11.11%) Ant
8 17 (9.94%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 9 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.09%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.34%) JIRA
13 3 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.17%) Hudson
14 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.17%) NUnit
15 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.58%) WATIR
15 1 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 14 (8.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.02%) Finance
3 10 (5.85%) Banking
4 4 (2.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (41.52%) Developer
2 41 (23.98%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.87%) Software Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) Test Team Leader
4 21 (12.28%) Team Leader
5 18 (10.53%) Architect
6 11 (6.43%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.43%) C# Developer
6 11 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) Test Leader
12 5 (2.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.15%) HTML
2 42 (24.56%) Spring
3 39 (22.81%) XML
4 37 (21.64%) HTML5
5 36 (21.05%) CSS
6 34 (19.88%) Hibernate
7 32 (18.71%) Web Services
8 29 (16.96%) .NET
9 27 (15.79%) XHTML
10 26 (15.20%) SOAP
11 22 (12.87%) WSDL
11 22 (12.87%) Dojo
11 22 (12.87%) Spring MVC
11 22 (12.87%) Apache Flex
11 22 (12.87%) JPA
11 22 (12.87%) Spring Web Flow
12 21 (12.28%) J2EE
13 10 (5.85%) jQuery
14 9 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) RIA
1 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.85%) Derivative
3 7 (4.09%) GIS
3 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.92%) User Experience
5 5 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.34%) Wiki
6 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.75%) Xbox
7 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) W3C
9 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.58%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.37%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Android
2 22 (12.87%) Apple iOS
3 16 (9.36%) Ubuntu
4 15 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.60%) Fedora
5 13 (7.60%) CentOS
6 11 (6.43%) Windows
7 10 (5.85%) Debian
7 10 (5.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.65%) Software Engineering
3 33 (19.30%) TDD
4 32 (18.71%) Mentoring
5 31 (18.13%) Test Automation
6 30 (17.54%) MVC
7 26 (15.20%) Waterfall
8 25 (14.62%) V-Model
9 23 (13.45%) Test Strategy
9 23 (13.45%) Software Testing
10 22 (12.87%) UML
11 21 (12.28%) Validation
11 21 (12.28%) Test Management
11 21 (12.28%) Web Development
11 21 (12.28%) Test Planning
12 18 (10.53%) Android Development
12 18 (10.53%) iOS Development
13 17 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (8.19%) Scrum
15 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.43%) Java
2 53 (30.99%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.32%) C#
4 28 (16.37%) PHP
5 22 (12.87%) Ruby
6 19 (11.11%) Python
7 12 (7.02%) Perl
8 9 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.34%) C++
10 4 (2.34%) SQL
11 3 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.75%) XQuery
11 3 (1.75%) Groovy
12 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.17%) C
13 1 (0.58%) Golang
13 1 (0.58%) Uniface
13 1 (0.58%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (19.88%) Degree
2 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
3 27 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.43%) CCIE
4 11 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.09%) JNCIE
6 4 (2.34%) CCNP
6 4 (2.34%) CCNA
7 3 (1.75%) RHCE
8 2 (1.17%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.17%) ISEB
8 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Varnish
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Nagios
1 10 (5.85%) ZABBIX
2 9 (5.26%) Puppet
2 9 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.68%) HAProxy
3 8 (4.68%) Zenoss
4 7 (4.09%) Ansible
4 7 (4.09%) Munin
4 7 (4.09%) Icinga
5 1 (0.58%) Graphite
5 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Oracle
2 21 (12.28%) Hyland
3 18 (10.53%) Adobe
4 15 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.43%) Juniper
5 11 (6.43%) Cisco
5 11 (6.43%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (6.43%) F5
6 7 (4.09%) Percona
6 7 (4.09%) ESRI
7 4 (2.34%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.75%) Facebook
8 3 (1.75%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.75%) Google
8 3 (1.75%) Zend
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago