The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 51 56 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 101 67 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.43% 3.67% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 4.22% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £46,000
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1635 1588 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.90% 86.87% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1251 1203
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 28 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 119 (55.09%) Java
2 107 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (48.61%) Software Engineering
4 81 (37.50%) Degree
5 66 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 58 (26.85%) Linux
7 53 (24.54%) Oracle
8 49 (22.69%) Tomcat
8 49 (22.69%) TDD
9 46 (21.30%) Test Automation
10 45 (20.83%) Python
11 43 (19.91%) Identity Management
11 43 (19.91%) Spring
12 41 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (18.98%) Puppet
12 41 (18.98%) Hibernate
13 40 (18.52%) XML
13 40 (18.52%) QA
14 39 (18.06%) Computer Science
15 34 (15.74%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (15.74%) CSS
15 34 (15.74%) Product Management
16 33 (15.28%) Configuration Management
17 31 (14.35%) HTML
17 31 (14.35%) Git (software)
17 31 (14.35%) Web Application Development
18 29 (13.43%) UNIX
18 29 (13.43%) Scrum
18 29 (13.43%) VMware
18 29 (13.43%) Enterprise Software

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (22.69%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.72%) Apache
3 17 (7.87%) Node.js
4 8 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.24%) ArcGIS
6 5 (2.31%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.31%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.93%) JBoss
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.93%) ArcSDE
7 2 (0.93%) Liferay
7 2 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.04%) SaaS
2 25 (11.57%) IaaS
3 19 (8.80%) PaaS
4 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.87%) HTTP
2 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.78%) Internet
3 6 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.33%) MySQL
3 18 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) SQLite
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.04%) JUnit
3 25 (11.57%) Subversion
4 15 (6.94%) Maven
4 15 (6.94%) Eclipse
5 14 (6.48%) WebDriver
6 13 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.63%) TestNG
9 5 (2.31%) Ant
9 5 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (1.85%) Selenium
10 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.46%) Mockito
12 1 (0.46%) jMock
12 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 14 (6.48%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Advertising
3 12 (5.56%) Law
4 11 (5.09%) Banking
4 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.70%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (35.19%) Developer
2 49 (22.69%) Java Developer
3 45 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 35 (16.20%) Test Engineer
5 30 (13.89%) QA Engineer
6 23 (10.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Architect
10 12 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 9 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Principal Software Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) GIS Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 6 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
14 6 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.91%) Spring
2 41 (18.98%) Hibernate
3 40 (18.52%) XML
4 34 (15.74%) CSS
5 31 (14.35%) HTML
6 28 (12.96%) JSON
7 26 (12.04%) Web Services
7 26 (12.04%) Middleware
8 22 (10.19%) J2EE
9 19 (8.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 19 (8.80%) .NET
10 18 (8.33%) WebCenter
10 18 (8.33%) HTML5
10 18 (8.33%) MCollective
11 17 (7.87%) AngularJS
12 15 (6.94%) XSD
13 14 (6.48%) Java EE
13 14 (6.48%) Twisted
14 13 (6.02%) Grails
15 9 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (11.11%) Xbox
4 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
5 16 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.56%) GIS
7 11 (5.09%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.17%) User Experience
8 9 (4.17%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.31%) RIA
9 5 (2.31%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.31%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.93%) BBC
12 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.46%) Wiki
12 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.85%) Linux
2 29 (13.43%) UNIX
3 19 (8.80%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.41%) Windows
5 7 (3.24%) CentOS
5 7 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.24%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.24%) Debian
5 7 (3.24%) Fedora
6 6 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (48.61%) Software Engineering
3 49 (22.69%) TDD
4 46 (21.30%) Test Automation
5 43 (19.91%) Identity Management
6 41 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (15.74%) Product Management
8 33 (15.28%) Configuration Management
9 31 (14.35%) Web Application Development
10 29 (13.43%) Scrum
11 27 (12.50%) OO
12 26 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (12.04%) Mentoring
13 25 (11.57%) DevOps
14 23 (10.65%) SOA
15 19 (8.80%) Service Delivery
16 18 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (7.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.09%) Java
2 66 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 45 (20.83%) Python
4 27 (12.50%) SQL
5 23 (10.65%) Perl
6 22 (10.19%) C++
7 18 (8.33%) Jython
8 17 (7.87%) Ruby
9 14 (6.48%) Objective-C
10 12 (5.56%) C#
11 9 (4.17%) C
11 9 (4.17%) PHP
11 9 (4.17%) Go
12 7 (3.24%) Scala
13 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.31%) VB
14 3 (1.39%) Groovy
14 3 (1.39%) Tcl
15 2 (0.93%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (37.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (9.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 11 (5.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (18.98%) Puppet
2 21 (9.72%) Vagrant
3 20 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (2.31%) Graphite
6 3 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 53 (24.54%) Oracle
2 29 (13.43%) VMware
3 25 (11.57%) Google
4 24 (11.11%) Facebook
5 22 (10.19%) ForgeRock
6 10 (4.63%) ESRI
7 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.78%) Hyland
9 5 (2.31%) Adobe
10 4 (1.85%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.39%) Sybase
12 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.93%) Zend
13 1 (0.46%) SAP
13 1 (0.46%) HP
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