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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 51 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% 0.98% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.13% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
352 353 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 88.89% 86.52% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 213 296 189
Average salary £49,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) VHDL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) OpenCL
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) CMS Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) OpenCL
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Kafka
2 2 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) VHDL
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle