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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 36 48 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 111 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.51% 4.21% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.04% 10.22% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 53
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
692 832 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 34.34% 41.23% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 575 633 631
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 21 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 105 (45.26%) Software Engineering
2 101 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (43.10%) Java
4 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
5 57 (24.57%) Degree
6 55 (23.71%) Spring
7 51 (21.98%) C#
8 48 (20.69%) XML
8 48 (20.69%) Linux
9 44 (18.97%) Oracle
10 43 (18.53%) Hibernate
10 43 (18.53%) TDD
11 42 (18.10%) HTML
12 41 (17.67%) CSS
13 37 (15.95%) .NET
14 36 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
15 35 (15.09%) Test Automation
15 35 (15.09%) HTML5
16 32 (13.79%) Git (software)
16 32 (13.79%) Subversion
16 32 (13.79%) QA
16 32 (13.79%) Tomcat
16 32 (13.79%) Python
17 30 (12.93%) Scrum
17 30 (12.93%) MongoDB
17 30 (12.93%) Web Application Development
18 29 (12.50%) Web Services
18 29 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 29 (12.50%) JUnit
18 29 (12.50%) Hyland

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.76%) Node.js
3 17 (7.33%) Apache
4 11 (4.74%) Joomla!
4 11 (4.74%) Alfresco
5 8 (3.45%) nginx
6 6 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.72%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.86%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.45%) SaaS
3 7 (3.02%) PaaS
3 7 (3.02%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.47%) HTTP
2 12 (5.17%) Internet
3 10 (4.31%) Firewall
3 10 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (12.93%) MongoDB
3 29 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 25 (10.78%) MySQL
5 12 (5.17%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.59%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (13.79%) Subversion
1 32 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.50%) JUnit
3 21 (9.05%) WebDriver
4 19 (8.19%) Selenium
5 13 (5.60%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.17%) TestNG
7 11 (4.74%) Maven
8 8 (3.45%) Ant
8 8 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.59%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.59%) JIRA
11 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.43%) Mockito
12 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.43%) jMock
General
1 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.76%) Finance
3 15 (6.47%) Banking
4 14 (6.03%) Advertising
5 7 (3.02%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (37.93%) Developer
2 51 (21.98%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 29 (12.50%) Architect
5 25 (10.78%) QA Engineer
6 22 (9.48%) Test Engineer
7 15 (6.47%) Technical Architect
8 14 (6.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.74%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.74%) Test Team Leader
10 10 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.02%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.02%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.71%) Spring
2 48 (20.69%) XML
3 43 (18.53%) Hibernate
4 42 (18.10%) HTML
5 41 (17.67%) CSS
6 37 (15.95%) .NET
7 35 (15.09%) HTML5
8 29 (12.50%) Web Services
9 28 (12.07%) J2EE
10 26 (11.21%) JSON
11 19 (8.19%) Middleware
12 18 (7.76%) XHTML
13 15 (6.47%) SOAP
14 14 (6.03%) JPA
15 13 (5.60%) Dojo
15 13 (5.60%) XSD
16 12 (5.17%) Spring MVC
17 11 (4.74%) Apache Flex
17 11 (4.74%) WSDL
17 11 (4.74%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.33%) Xbox
4 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.74%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (4.74%) RIA
5 11 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.74%) GIS
5 11 (4.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.88%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.45%) User Experience
8 7 (3.02%) Derivative
9 6 (2.59%) Wiki
10 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.86%) BBC
13 1 (0.43%) DTV
13 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.69%) Linux
2 16 (6.90%) Windows
2 16 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.47%) Ubuntu
4 13 (5.60%) Fedora
4 13 (5.60%) CentOS
4 13 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.17%) Debian
6 11 (4.74%) Android
7 7 (3.02%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.59%) UNIX
9 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.26%) Software Engineering
2 101 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.53%) TDD
4 35 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 30 (12.93%) Web Application Development
5 30 (12.93%) Scrum
6 28 (12.07%) Product Management
7 27 (11.64%) Identity Management
8 26 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 24 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.33%) MVC
10 17 (7.33%) UML
10 17 (7.33%) OO
10 17 (7.33%) SOA
11 15 (6.47%) B2B
11 15 (6.47%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.47%) Web Development
11 15 (6.47%) BDD
12 13 (5.60%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.10%) Java
2 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
3 51 (21.98%) C#
4 32 (13.79%) Python
5 26 (11.21%) PHP
6 21 (9.05%) Ruby
7 19 (8.19%) SQL
7 19 (8.19%) Perl
8 8 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.02%) C++
10 6 (2.59%) Jython
10 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.16%) Golang
12 3 (1.29%) C
12 3 (1.29%) Groovy
12 3 (1.29%) Scala
12 3 (1.29%) XQuery
13 2 (0.86%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 57 (24.57%) Degree
2 25 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.31%) CCIE
4 10 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.45%) JNCIE
6 2 (0.86%) CCNP
6 2 (0.86%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (2.59%) Docker
2 6 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.59%) Varnish
2 6 (2.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (10.78%) Puppet
2 14 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.88%) Vagrant
4 7 (3.02%) Ansible
5 6 (2.59%) Icinga
5 6 (2.59%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (2.59%) Nagios
5 6 (2.59%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.59%) Munin
5 6 (2.59%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (18.97%) Oracle
2 29 (12.50%) Hyland
3 21 (9.05%) Google
3 21 (9.05%) Facebook
3 21 (9.05%) ForgeRock
4 13 (5.60%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.74%) Adobe
5 11 (4.74%) ESRI
6 10 (4.31%) Barracuda Networks
6 10 (4.31%) F5
6 10 (4.31%) Cisco
6 10 (4.31%) Juniper
7 6 (2.59%) Percona
7 6 (2.59%) VMware
8 4 (1.72%) Zend
9 3 (1.29%) Sybase
9 3 (1.29%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Adroit People Limited
Salary: Unspecified
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Open Spaces
Posted: Yesterday
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techfolk Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
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ISL
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
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CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
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