The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 47 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.03% 0.34% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.47% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 213 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 86.21% 71.96% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 233 178 142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 3 August 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) TestNG
4 1 (16.67%) GCIA
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) WEP
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WEP
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) GCIA
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) GREM