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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 49 68 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.63% 3.00% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.15% 7.01% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 31
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £62,000 £43,000
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
615 742 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.75% 42.79% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 484 578 548
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 26 February 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 88 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (44.79%) Java
3 79 (41.15%) Software Engineering
4 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
5 57 (29.69%) Spring
6 51 (26.56%) C#
7 47 (24.48%) Degree
8 45 (23.44%) Hibernate
8 45 (23.44%) HTML
9 44 (22.92%) XML
10 40 (20.83%) Linux
11 39 (20.31%) CSS
12 38 (19.79%) HTML5
13 37 (19.27%) TDD
14 36 (18.75%) Subversion
14 36 (18.75%) Oracle
15 33 (17.19%) Web Services
16 32 (16.67%) .NET
17 31 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (15.63%) JUnit
19 29 (15.10%) J2EE
19 29 (15.10%) Computer Science
20 28 (14.58%) MongoDB
21 27 (14.06%) Test Automation
21 27 (14.06%) Security Cleared
22 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
22 26 (13.54%) Hyland
22 26 (13.54%) MVC
22 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
23 25 (13.02%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.42%) Joomla!
2 20 (10.42%) Alfresco
3 14 (7.29%) Apache
4 7 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.65%) nginx
4 7 (3.65%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.56%) PaaS
2 3 (1.56%) IaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.85%) Internet
2 13 (6.77%) HTTP
3 12 (6.25%) Firewall
3 12 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (14.58%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
4 25 (13.02%) MySQL
5 12 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.65%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.04%) Big Data
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (18.75%) Subversion
2 30 (15.63%) JUnit
3 19 (9.90%) Selenium
4 18 (9.38%) Maven
5 16 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.81%) Ant
7 14 (7.29%) Apache Ivy
8 13 (6.77%) Eclipse
8 13 (6.77%) TestNG
8 13 (6.77%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.65%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.13%) JIRA
11 5 (2.60%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.04%) NUnit
14 1 (0.52%) Hudson
14 1 (0.52%) Mockito
14 1 (0.52%) jMock
General
1 20 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.81%) Finance
3 13 (6.77%) Banking
4 8 (4.17%) Advertising
5 3 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (41.15%) Developer
2 51 (26.56%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.58%) Software Engineer
4 26 (13.54%) Architect
5 15 (7.81%) QA Engineer
6 14 (7.29%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 12 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
7 12 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.69%) Spring
2 45 (23.44%) Hibernate
2 45 (23.44%) HTML
3 44 (22.92%) XML
4 39 (20.31%) CSS
5 38 (19.79%) HTML5
6 33 (17.19%) Web Services
7 32 (16.67%) .NET
8 29 (15.10%) J2EE
9 25 (13.02%) XHTML
10 23 (11.98%) JPA
11 22 (11.46%) SOAP
12 21 (10.94%) Spring MVC
13 20 (10.42%) Apache Flex
13 20 (10.42%) Dojo
13 20 (10.42%) Spring Web Flow
13 20 (10.42%) WSDL
14 13 (6.77%) XSD
15 12 (6.25%) Middleware
16 8 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.10%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.42%) RIA
3 14 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.73%) Xbox
5 10 (5.21%) Derivative
6 8 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.13%) Wiki
8 6 (3.13%) GIS
9 5 (2.60%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (2.60%) User Experience
9 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.52%) DTV
12 1 (0.52%) Social Media
12 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.83%) Linux
2 21 (10.94%) Apple iOS
3 20 (10.42%) Android
4 17 (8.85%) Windows
4 17 (8.85%) Ubuntu
5 16 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.81%) CentOS
6 15 (7.81%) Fedora
7 12 (6.25%) Debian
8 10 (5.21%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.56%) UNIX
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.15%) Software Engineering
3 37 (19.27%) TDD
4 27 (14.06%) Test Automation
5 26 (13.54%) MVC
6 25 (13.02%) Web Application Development
7 24 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 22 (11.46%) UML
9 21 (10.94%) Web Development
10 19 (9.90%) Product Management
11 18 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.38%) Scrum
12 17 (8.85%) Android Development
12 17 (8.85%) iOS Development
13 15 (7.81%) Identity Management
14 14 (7.29%) OO
14 14 (7.29%) Waterfall
15 13 (6.77%) Test Strategy
15 13 (6.77%) Unit Testing
15 13 (6.77%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.79%) Java
2 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 51 (26.56%) C#
4 25 (13.02%) PHP
5 24 (12.50%) Python
6 22 (11.46%) Ruby
7 15 (7.81%) Perl
8 10 (5.21%) SQL
9 8 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.60%) C++
12 4 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.56%) Jython
13 3 (1.56%) Groovy
13 3 (1.56%) XQuery
13 3 (1.56%) C
14 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.04%) Golang
15 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (24.48%) Degree
2 27 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.25%) CCIE
4 12 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.17%) JNCIE
6 4 (2.08%) CCNP
6 4 (2.08%) CCNA
7 3 (1.56%) RHCE
8 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.04%) VCP4
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.98%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Varnish
2 3 (1.56%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) Puppet
2 12 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.17%) Nagios
3 8 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.65%) Munin
4 7 (3.65%) Zenoss
4 7 (3.65%) HAProxy
4 7 (3.65%) Ansible
4 7 (3.65%) Icinga
5 5 (2.60%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (18.75%) Oracle
2 26 (13.54%) Hyland
3 17 (8.85%) Adobe
4 16 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.25%) Cisco
5 12 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (6.25%) F5
5 12 (6.25%) Juniper
5 12 (6.25%) ForgeRock
6 11 (5.73%) Facebook
6 11 (5.73%) Google
7 7 (3.65%) Percona
8 6 (3.13%) ESRI
9 3 (1.56%) VMware
10 2 (1.04%) Zend
10 2 (1.04%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.52%) HP
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.52%) Sybase
11 1 (0.52%) SAP
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and some remote working (
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + home working & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Posted: 22 days ago
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