The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 90 112 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -48
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 36 13 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.71% 0.68% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.60% 1.95% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 63
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
643 666 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.55% 34.89% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 470 564 533
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
High Wycombe - 5 £25,500 -
Aylesbury - 4 £55,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 28 (45.16%) MySQL
4 23 (37.10%) OO
4 23 (37.10%) Apache
5 17 (27.42%) PHP
6 14 (22.58%) jQuery
7 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
7 13 (20.97%) HTML
7 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) CSS
7 13 (20.97%) XML
7 13 (20.97%) Finance
7 13 (20.97%) Subversion
8 12 (19.35%) Spring
8 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
8 12 (19.35%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) J2EE
8 12 (19.35%) Struts
8 12 (19.35%) OOP
8 12 (19.35%) C#
8 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
8 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 12 (19.35%) Degree
9 11 (17.74%) JSP
9 11 (17.74%) LAMP
9 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
10 10 (16.13%) Retail

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (37.10%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Pig
4 4 (6.45%) Mule
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) HTTP
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) SS7
2 3 (4.84%) H.323
2 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
2 3 (4.84%) ISDN
2 3 (4.84%) PBX
2 3 (4.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) MySQL
2 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) Apache Hive
5 5 (8.06%) HBase
5 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.45%) CouchDB
6 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.45%) MariaDB
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Subversion
2 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Ant
3 5 (8.06%) JUnit
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) Selenium
4 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.13%) Retail
4 8 (12.90%) Legal
5 5 (8.06%) Banking
6 4 (6.45%) Marketing
7 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.84%) Front Office
8 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Data Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 4 (6.45%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Head of Development
8 4 (6.45%) Software Manager
8 4 (6.45%) DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) jQuery
2 13 (20.97%) HTML
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 12 (19.35%) Struts
3 12 (19.35%) J2EE
3 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
3 12 (19.35%) Spring
4 11 (17.74%) LAMP
4 11 (17.74%) JSP
5 10 (16.13%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) Servlets
6 9 (14.52%) JDBC
6 9 (14.52%) JMS
6 9 (14.52%) DHTML
7 8 (12.90%) Ajax
7 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (9.68%) Java SE
9 5 (8.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
1 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
4 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) UNIX
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) OO
3 12 (19.35%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) OOP
4 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (14.52%) Use Case
4 9 (14.52%) Software Architecture
5 8 (12.90%) BDD
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) UML
6 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.68%) Coaching
7 5 (8.06%) MapReduce
7 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) SOA
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) PHP
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) SQL
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) PHP5
8 1 (1.61%) PHP4
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CCIE
2 3 (4.84%) CCNA
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) WCAG
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Apache Flume
1 5 (8.06%) HDFS
2 1 (1.61%) Xen
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Zend
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Dialogic
4 3 (4.84%) Talend
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) FatWire
5 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
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