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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 42 46 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 102 96 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.24% 4.80% 2.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.41% 11.61% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 93 66 46
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
662 827 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 33.98% 41.39% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 581 636 649
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 94 (49.47%) Java
2 92 (48.42%) Software Engineering
3 88 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 60 (31.58%) Degree
6 50 (26.32%) Spring
7 44 (23.16%) Linux
8 42 (22.11%) Hibernate
9 41 (21.58%) XML
10 39 (20.53%) Oracle
11 37 (19.47%) Tomcat
11 37 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (19.47%) TDD
12 36 (18.95%) CSS
13 34 (17.89%) Web Application Development
14 33 (17.37%) Git (software)
15 31 (16.32%) HTML
15 31 (16.32%) Test Automation
16 29 (15.26%) Puppet
16 29 (15.26%) QA
16 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
16 29 (15.26%) Identity Management
17 28 (14.74%) Python
17 28 (14.74%) JSON
18 26 (13.68%) Scrum
19 25 (13.16%) J2EE
19 25 (13.16%) HTML5
20 24 (12.63%) SQL
21 23 (12.11%) Product Management
21 23 (12.11%) Computer Science

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (19.47%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.95%) Node.js
3 13 (6.84%) Apache
4 6 (3.16%) ArcGIS
5 5 (2.63%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.63%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.11%) nginx
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.05%) JBoss
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.05%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) SaaS
2 7 (3.68%) PaaS
2 7 (3.68%) IaaS
3 6 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.89%) HTTP
2 6 (3.16%) Internet
3 5 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 5 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.53%) MySQL
4 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (1.05%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 33 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.58%) Subversion
3 21 (11.05%) JUnit
4 20 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.84%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.84%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (5.26%) Selenium
7 6 (3.16%) TestNG
8 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.58%) JIRA
9 3 (1.58%) Maven
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.05%) Ant
10 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) jMock
11 1 (0.53%) Mockito
11 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (8.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.89%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Advertising
3 12 (6.32%) Banking
4 7 (3.68%) Law
5 3 (1.58%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (36.84%) Developer
2 47 (24.74%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.84%) Software Engineer
4 26 (13.68%) QA Engineer
5 25 (13.16%) Architect
6 24 (12.63%) Test Engineer
7 14 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.16%) GIS Developer
12 6 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.63%) Test Team Leader
13 5 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.32%) Spring
2 42 (22.11%) Hibernate
3 41 (21.58%) XML
4 36 (18.95%) CSS
5 31 (16.32%) HTML
6 28 (14.74%) JSON
7 25 (13.16%) J2EE
7 25 (13.16%) HTML5
8 20 (10.53%) Web Services
9 19 (10.00%) .NET
10 18 (9.47%) Middleware
11 16 (8.42%) AngularJS
12 14 (7.37%) Grails
13 13 (6.84%) XSD
14 12 (6.32%) XHTML
15 9 (4.74%) Java EE
15 9 (4.74%) JSF
16 8 (4.21%) JPA
17 7 (3.68%) Dojo
17 7 (3.68%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (10.00%) Xbox
4 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.32%) GIS
6 10 (5.26%) User Experience
6 10 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.21%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.63%) RIA
9 3 (1.58%) Wiki
10 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.05%) BBC
10 2 (1.05%) Derivative
10 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.53%) DTV
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.16%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.32%) Windows
4 9 (4.74%) Ubuntu
4 9 (4.74%) CentOS
4 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.74%) Debian
4 9 (4.74%) Fedora
5 6 (3.16%) UNIX
6 5 (2.63%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.42%) Software Engineering
2 88 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.47%) TDD
4 34 (17.89%) Web Application Development
5 31 (16.32%) Test Automation
6 29 (15.26%) Identity Management
7 26 (13.68%) Scrum
8 23 (12.11%) Product Management
9 22 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 18 (9.47%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.42%) BDD
12 16 (8.42%) SOA
12 16 (8.42%) OO
13 13 (6.84%) Pair Programming
14 11 (5.79%) B2B
14 11 (5.79%) DevOps
15 10 (5.26%) UML
16 9 (4.74%) Integration Testing
16 9 (4.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (49.47%) Java
2 70 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (14.74%) Python
4 24 (12.63%) SQL
5 22 (11.58%) C#
6 15 (7.89%) Ruby
7 14 (7.37%) PHP
8 12 (6.32%) Perl
9 10 (5.26%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.16%) Go
10 6 (3.16%) Jython
11 5 (2.63%) C++
12 4 (2.11%) Scala
12 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.58%) C
14 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.05%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.53%) Erlang
15 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (31.58%) Degree
2 16 (8.42%) SC Cleared
2 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) JNCIE
3 5 (2.63%) CCIE
3 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.26%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (3.68%) Docker
3 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.16%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (15.26%) Puppet
2 10 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.74%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.58%) Graphite
5 3 (1.58%) Ansible
5 3 (1.58%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.05%) Icinga
6 2 (1.05%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.05%) Munin
6 2 (1.05%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (20.53%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) ForgeRock
3 21 (11.05%) Google
3 21 (11.05%) Facebook
4 11 (5.79%) ESRI
5 9 (4.74%) Hyland
5 9 (4.74%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.74%) VMware
6 5 (2.63%) F5
6 5 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco
6 5 (2.63%) Adobe
6 5 (2.63%) Juniper
7 3 (1.58%) Mapinfo
7 3 (1.58%) Sybase
8 2 (1.05%) Percona
8 2 (1.05%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) SAP
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.53%) HP
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £45k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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