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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.74% 1.71% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 2.07% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London median 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
163 145 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 84.46% 82.86% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 145 123 179
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Colchester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 28 (96.55%) Java
1 28 (96.55%) Oracle
1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
1 28 (96.55%) Degree
1 28 (96.55%) Computer Science
1 28 (96.55%) Oracle Database
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 24 (82.76%) J2EE
3 24 (82.76%) WebLogic
3 24 (82.76%) CSS
3 24 (82.76%) HTML
3 24 (82.76%) OOP
3 24 (82.76%) OO
3 24 (82.76%) JBoss
3 24 (82.76%) Swing
3 24 (82.76%) E-Commerce
3 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
3 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (82.76%) Ajax
3 24 (82.76%) WebSphere
4 21 (72.41%) PL/SQL
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (13.79%) NetBeans
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g

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 24 (82.76%) JBoss
1 24 (82.76%) WebLogic
1 24 (82.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) Oracle Database
2 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
3 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (96.55%) Java Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Agile Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Agile Java Developer
3 24 (82.76%) J2EE Developer
3 24 (82.76%) J2EE Programmer
3 24 (82.76%) Java Programmer
3 24 (82.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Programmer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Agile Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Java Programmer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) Ajax
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) J2EE
1 24 (82.76%) Swing
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (96.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) E-Commerce
2 24 (82.76%) OO
2 24 (82.76%) OOP
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source Development
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 21 (72.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (96.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Oracle