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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 52 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.79% 0.85% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 1.55% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +57.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
73 194 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.26% 55.11% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 155 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £71,500 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Blog
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) GCIA