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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 59 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 59 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.26% 0.69% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.46% 1.93% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 14
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
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
564 571 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.16% 35.89% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 427 487 419
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,250 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
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 22 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.19%) Java
3 39 (25.16%) HTML
3 39 (25.16%) Degree
3 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
4 36 (23.23%) JUnit
4 36 (23.23%) Linux
5 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
6 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
7 32 (20.65%) Computer Science
8 29 (18.71%) V-Model
8 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
9 28 (18.06%) Python
10 27 (17.42%) MySQL
10 27 (17.42%) CSS
10 27 (17.42%) Selenium
11 26 (16.77%) Web Services
11 26 (16.77%) Bash Shell
12 23 (14.84%) SQL
12 23 (14.84%) TDD
13 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
14 21 (13.55%) Scrum
15 20 (12.90%) PHP
15 20 (12.90%) .NET
15 20 (12.90%) Web Development
15 20 (12.90%) jQuery
15 20 (12.90%) HTML5
16 19 (12.26%) SC Cleared
16 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
16 19 (12.26%) GIS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (9.03%) Apache
2 11 (7.10%) CMS
3 9 (5.81%) Drupal
3 9 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.87%) Joomla!
4 6 (3.87%) Alfresco
4 6 (3.87%) nginx
5 5 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (2.58%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.58%) WordPress
7 3 (1.94%) Node.js
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.29%) IIS
8 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.29%) Kentico
9 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.65%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) 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%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.87%) Google Apps
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%) IPv4
4 6 (3.87%) IPv6
4 6 (3.87%) VoIP
4 6 (3.87%) WAN
5 5 (3.23%) SAN
6 3 (1.94%) X.509
7 2 (1.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) SSH
8 1 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) MySQL
2 15 (9.68%) Big Data
3 12 (7.74%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.23%) DB2
8 3 (1.94%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.94%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.65%) Redis
9 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (23.23%) JUnit
2 35 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 27 (17.42%) Selenium
4 15 (9.68%) Maven
5 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
5 13 (8.39%) Subversion
6 10 (6.45%) FitNesse
6 10 (6.45%) TestNG
7 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.52%) WATIR
8 7 (4.52%) Ant
9 6 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.87%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (2.58%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.94%) JMeter
12 2 (1.29%) Hudson
13 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (38.71%) Developer
2 27 (17.42%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.90%) Test Leader
4 16 (10.32%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.68%) .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%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Test Team Leader
9 9 (5.81%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.16%) Support Specialist
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) IT Support Specialist
10 8 (5.16%) IT Support
11 7 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) HTML
2 27 (17.42%) CSS
3 26 (16.77%) Web Services
4 20 (12.90%) .NET
4 20 (12.90%) jQuery
4 20 (12.90%) HTML5
5 16 (10.32%) SOAP
6 15 (9.68%) Spring
7 14 (9.03%) LAMP
8 12 (7.74%) Java EE
9 11 (7.10%) XHTML
9 11 (7.10%) XML
10 10 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 9 (5.81%) Symfony
12 8 (5.16%) J2EE
13 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.87%) WSDL
14 6 (3.87%) Middleware
14 6 (3.87%) Apache Flex
14 6 (3.87%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.26%) GIS
3 11 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.16%) Xbox
4 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.52%) W3C
6 6 (3.87%) RIA
7 5 (3.23%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.29%) Wiki
10 1 (0.65%) NLPG
10 1 (0.65%) DTV
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.23%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Solaris
2 13 (8.39%) UNIX
3 11 (7.10%) Windows
4 10 (6.45%) Android
5 8 (5.16%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Fedora
9 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.16%) Test Automation
3 29 (18.71%) V-Model
3 29 (18.71%) Waterfall
4 23 (14.84%) TDD
5 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.55%) Scrum
7 20 (12.90%) Web Development
8 19 (12.26%) Identity Management
9 18 (11.61%) OO
10 12 (7.74%) MVC
10 12 (7.74%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.10%) Software Testing
11 11 (7.10%) OOP
12 10 (6.45%) Test Strategy
12 10 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.81%) Test Management
13 9 (5.81%) Automated Testing
13 9 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.19%) Java
2 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.06%) Python
4 26 (16.77%) Bash Shell
5 23 (14.84%) SQL
6 20 (12.90%) PHP
7 14 (9.03%) Ruby
8 13 (8.39%) C#
9 7 (4.52%) Perl
10 6 (3.87%) PHP5
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) VB6
11 1 (0.65%) Uniface
11 1 (0.65%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (25.16%) 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%) Samba
2 9 (5.81%) NFS
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 3 (1.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.29%) Puppet
3 2 (1.29%) logstash
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.65%) YUM
4 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) ESRI
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) VMware
4 8 (5.16%) Google
4 8 (5.16%) Facebook
5 6 (3.87%) Adobe
5 6 (3.87%) JBoss
5 6 (3.87%) Zend
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.94%) Cognos
7 3 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.29%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.65%) Splunk
9 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.65%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.65%) Scalix
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
NCT
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago