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 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 27 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 21 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.17% 0.64% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 0.81% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+177.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
211 124 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 82.10% 78.98% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 188 115 120
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Colchester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 35 (100.00%) Degree
1 35 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
3 29 (82.86%) Java
3 29 (82.86%) Oracle
3 29 (82.86%) Oracle Database
4 28 (80.00%) PL/SQL
5 19 (54.29%) OOP
5 19 (54.29%) OO
5 19 (54.29%) JBoss
5 19 (54.29%) Swing
5 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
6 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
6 18 (51.43%) HTML
6 18 (51.43%) J2EE
6 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
6 18 (51.43%) WebLogic
6 18 (51.43%) CSS
6 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (51.43%) Ajax
6 18 (51.43%) WebSphere
6 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
7 16 (45.71%) SDLC
7 16 (45.71%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Unix
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 10 (28.57%) NetBeans

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 19 (54.29%) JBoss
2 18 (51.43%) WebLogic
2 18 (51.43%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (82.86%) Oracle Database
2 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
2 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
2 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 10 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) ArgoUML
2 1 (2.86%) Cactus
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
2 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.86%) Redmine
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
1 28 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Java Developer
2 18 (51.43%) J2EE Developer
2 18 (51.43%) J2EE Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) Java Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Agile Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Java Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Java Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Programmer
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Swing
2 18 (51.43%) Ajax
2 18 (51.43%) CSS
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) J2EE
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
2 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 19 (54.29%) OO
2 19 (54.29%) OOP
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) SDLC
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
6 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.14%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 28 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C
5 6 (17.14%) C++
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C++
5 6 (17.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) IBM