The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 47 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 86 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.25% 2.93% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.59% 7.65% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
683 693 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 33.78% 38.27% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 570 433
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
South West

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 18 April 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (48.70%) HTML
2 66 (42.86%) MySQL
3 65 (42.21%) PHP
4 61 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (38.31%) CSS
6 55 (35.71%) Java
7 48 (31.17%) JavaScript
7 48 (31.17%) LAMP
8 45 (29.22%) Linux
8 45 (29.22%) jQuery
9 44 (28.57%) HTML5
9 44 (28.57%) Symfony
10 43 (27.92%) OOP
11 40 (25.97%) CMS
12 39 (25.32%) Drupal
12 39 (25.32%) Degree
13 33 (21.43%) PHP5
13 33 (21.43%) Zend
13 33 (21.43%) Yii
14 30 (19.48%) Computer Science
15 29 (18.83%) Scrum
16 28 (18.18%) Python
16 28 (18.18%) Ruby
17 27 (17.53%) CSS3
18 26 (16.88%) Google
18 26 (16.88%) OO
19 23 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (14.29%) Web Services
20 22 (14.29%) .NET
20 22 (14.29%) Web Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (25.97%) CMS
2 39 (25.32%) Drupal
3 10 (6.49%) Apache
4 6 (3.90%) WordPress
4 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (2.60%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.95%) nginx
7 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.65%) Mule
8 1 (0.65%) Kentico
8 1 (0.65%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) SaaS
2 3 (1.95%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) iSCSI
1 13 (8.44%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (7.14%) LDAP
2 11 (7.14%) HTTP
3 8 (5.19%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) SAN
5 3 (1.95%) VoIP
5 3 (1.95%) WAN
5 3 (1.95%) IPv4
5 3 (1.95%) IPv6
5 3 (1.95%) SSH
6 2 (1.30%) X.509
6 2 (1.30%) SMTP
6 2 (1.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (42.86%) MySQL
2 23 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.39%) Big Data
4 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.19%) MS Access
7 8 (5.19%) Hazelcast
7 8 (5.19%) Redis
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.65%) Riak
9 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) Selenium
2 9 (5.84%) Subversion
3 8 (5.19%) JUnit
4 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.55%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.95%) WATIR
5 3 (1.95%) Maven
6 2 (1.30%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.30%) JMeter
7 1 (0.65%) Hudson
7 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) jMock
7 1 (0.65%) TestNG
7 1 (0.65%) JBehave
General
1 11 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Advertising
2 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (55.84%) Developer
2 51 (33.12%) PHP Developer
3 18 (11.69%) Architect
4 14 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Applications Architect
7 8 (5.19%) IT Support Specialist
7 8 (5.19%) IT Support
7 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) Support Specialist
7 8 (5.19%) Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Programmer
8 7 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
9 6 (3.90%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (48.70%) HTML
2 59 (38.31%) CSS
3 48 (31.17%) LAMP
4 45 (29.22%) jQuery
5 44 (28.57%) HTML5
5 44 (28.57%) Symfony
6 33 (21.43%) Yii
7 27 (17.53%) CSS3
8 22 (14.29%) Web Services
8 22 (14.29%) .NET
9 21 (13.64%) WAMP
9 21 (13.64%) XML
10 17 (11.04%) SOAP
11 15 (9.74%) REST
12 11 (7.14%) Middleware
12 11 (7.14%) RESTful
13 10 (6.49%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (6.49%) JSON
13 10 (6.49%) Java EE
14 8 (5.19%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.74%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.19%) BBC
3 8 (5.19%) GIS
3 8 (5.19%) W3C
4 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 5 (3.25%) Xbox
6 4 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) Linux
2 14 (9.09%) UNIX
3 13 (8.44%) Solaris
4 12 (7.79%) Windows
5 9 (5.84%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.60%) Android
6 4 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.95%) Debian
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.92%) OOP
3 29 (18.83%) Scrum
4 26 (16.88%) OO
5 22 (14.29%) Web Development
6 18 (11.69%) Identity Management
7 15 (9.74%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.49%) Automated Testing
10 10 (6.49%) TDD
10 10 (6.49%) Kanban
10 10 (6.49%) Project Management
11 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.19%) MVC
13 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.90%) Data Management
14 6 (3.90%) Product Management
14 6 (3.90%) Data Analytics
14 6 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.21%) PHP
2 55 (35.71%) Java
3 48 (31.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.43%) PHP5
5 28 (18.18%) Python
5 28 (18.18%) Ruby
6 22 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 21 (13.64%) PHP4
7 21 (13.64%) SQL
8 10 (6.49%) C#
9 8 (5.19%) Groovy
9 8 (5.19%) VBA
10 7 (4.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) XQuery
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (25.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) RHCE
4 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) NFS
2 9 (5.84%) Samba
3 8 (5.19%) Xen
3 8 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.95%) Puppet
3 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Zend
2 26 (16.88%) Google
3 18 (11.69%) Oracle
4 8 (5.19%) VMware
4 8 (5.19%) ESRI
5 5 (3.25%) Facebook
6 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Cognos
7 2 (1.30%) HP
7 2 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.30%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) Scalix
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago