The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 36 45
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.64% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Gloucestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
110 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.19% 32.28% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 93
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
1 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Software Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware