The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 23 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.65% 7.78% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 9.42% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 6
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Open Source
Essex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 223 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 92.90% 82.59% 85.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 218 110
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Colchester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Colchester

Open Source
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) OOP
1 25 (100.00%) OO
1 25 (100.00%) JBoss
1 25 (100.00%) Swing
1 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 25 (100.00%) Ajax
1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 25 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (100.00%) JBoss
1 25 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 25 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 22 (88.00%) J2EE Programmer
2 22 (88.00%) Java Programmer
2 22 (88.00%) Programmer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Java Programmer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 21 (84.00%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Ajax
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
1 25 (100.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 25 (100.00%) OO
1 25 (100.00%) OOP
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle