The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 52 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.70% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.93% 3.50% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 5
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
112 143 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.02% 25.54% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 110
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) XHTML
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Fedora
1 10 (100.00%) Subversion
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Zend
1 10 (100.00%) PHP5
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) CentOS
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Subversion
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 10 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) XHTML
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Fedora
1 10 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) Zend