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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 63 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 55 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.04% 0.63% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.77% 1.75% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
563 572 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.09% 36.07% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 430 490 431
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,650
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 2 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.19%) Java
3 41 (26.45%) Degree
4 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
4 39 (25.16%) HTML
5 38 (24.52%) Mentoring
6 37 (23.87%) Linux
7 36 (23.23%) JUnit
8 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
9 34 (21.94%) Computer Science
10 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
11 29 (18.71%) Python
11 29 (18.71%) V-Model
11 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
12 28 (18.06%) Web Services
13 27 (17.42%) CSS
13 27 (17.42%) MySQL
13 27 (17.42%) Selenium
13 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
14 23 (14.84%) TDD
14 23 (14.84%) SQL
15 22 (14.19%) Scrum
15 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
15 22 (14.19%) HTML5
16 20 (12.90%) Web Development
16 20 (12.90%) PHP
17 19 (12.26%) .NET
17 19 (12.26%) Identity Management
17 19 (12.26%) SC Cleared
17 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (9.68%) Apache
2 10 (6.45%) CMS
3 9 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.16%) Joomla!
4 8 (5.16%) Drupal
4 8 (5.16%) Alfresco
5 6 (3.87%) nginx
6 5 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (2.58%) WordPress
7 4 (2.58%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.94%) IIS
8 3 (1.94%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.29%) Kentico
10 1 (0.65%) DNN
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.10%) SaaS
2 6 (3.87%) Google Apps
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.97%) Internet
2 13 (8.39%) iSCSI
2 13 (8.39%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (7.74%) LDAP
3 12 (7.74%) HTTP
4 6 (3.87%) VoIP
4 6 (3.87%) WAN
4 6 (3.87%) IPv4
4 6 (3.87%) IPv6
5 5 (3.23%) SAN
6 3 (1.94%) X.509
7 2 (1.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
8 1 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) MySQL
2 14 (9.03%) Big Data
3 13 (8.39%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.23%) DB2
7 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.29%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (23.23%) JUnit
2 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 27 (17.42%) Selenium
4 16 (10.32%) Maven
5 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
5 13 (8.39%) Subversion
6 10 (6.45%) FitNesse
6 10 (6.45%) TestNG
7 9 (5.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.16%) Ant
9 7 (4.52%) WATIR
10 6 (3.87%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.87%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (2.58%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.94%) Hudson
12 3 (1.94%) JMeter
13 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.52%) Advertising
4 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (38.06%) Developer
2 28 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.90%) Test Leader
4 15 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 14 (9.03%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Architect
7 11 (7.10%) Technical Architect
7 11 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.10%) Administrator
8 10 (6.45%) Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Test Team Leader
9 9 (5.81%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Support Specialist
10 8 (5.16%) IT Support
10 8 (5.16%) IT Support Specialist
11 7 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) HTML
2 28 (18.06%) Web Services
3 27 (17.42%) CSS
4 22 (14.19%) HTML5
5 19 (12.26%) .NET
6 18 (11.61%) jQuery
7 17 (10.97%) Spring
7 17 (10.97%) SOAP
8 14 (9.03%) LAMP
8 14 (9.03%) Java EE
9 13 (8.39%) XHTML
10 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.10%) XML
12 10 (6.45%) J2EE
13 8 (5.16%) WSDL
13 8 (5.16%) Dojo
13 8 (5.16%) Spring MVC
13 8 (5.16%) Apache Flex
13 8 (5.16%) Symfony
13 8 (5.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.61%) GIS
3 11 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.16%) Xbox
4 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.16%) RIA
5 6 (3.87%) W3C
6 4 (2.58%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.29%) Wiki
8 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) NLPG
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.87%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) UNIX
2 13 (8.39%) Solaris
3 12 (7.74%) Android
3 12 (7.74%) Windows
4 8 (5.16%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
3 38 (24.52%) Mentoring
4 29 (18.71%) V-Model
4 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
5 23 (14.84%) TDD
6 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.19%) Scrum
7 20 (12.90%) Web Development
8 19 (12.26%) Identity Management
9 18 (11.61%) OO
10 14 (9.03%) MVC
10 14 (9.03%) Test Planning
11 12 (7.74%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.10%) Software Testing
12 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.45%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.45%) OOP
14 9 (5.81%) Validation
14 9 (5.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.19%) Java
2 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.71%) Python
4 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
5 23 (14.84%) SQL
6 20 (12.90%) PHP
7 15 (9.68%) Ruby
8 12 (7.74%) C#
9 7 (4.52%) Perl
10 5 (3.23%) PHP5
11 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.65%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.65%) Uniface
12 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (26.45%) Degree
2 19 (12.26%) SC Cleared
2 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) ISEB
3 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) RHCE
4 1 (0.65%) CCIE
4 1 (0.65%) CCNP
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) GPFS
2 9 (5.81%) NFS
2 9 (5.81%) Samba
3 8 (5.16%) Xen
3 8 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Bcfg2
2 4 (2.58%) Nagios
3 3 (1.94%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.65%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (11.61%) ESRI
2 11 (7.10%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) VMware
4 8 (5.16%) Facebook
4 8 (5.16%) Google
5 6 (3.87%) JBoss
5 6 (3.87%) Adobe
6 5 (3.23%) Zend
7 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.94%) Cognos
8 3 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.29%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco
10 1 (0.65%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.65%) Juniper
10 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
NCT
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Posted: 27 days ago