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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 54 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.51% 0.32% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 0.65% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 155 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.48% 50.32% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 134 88
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (83.33%) HTML5
1 10 (83.33%) CSS3
1 10 (83.33%) QUnit
1 10 (83.33%) Jasmine
1 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
1 10 (83.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) GCIA
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Blog

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (83.33%) QUnit
1 10 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) TestNG
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Web Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Lead Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML5
1 10 (83.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
1 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) GCIA
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago