The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 38 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.97% 1.71% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 7.04% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
85 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 41.87% 24.23% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 73
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Open Source
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Croydon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) GIMP
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Bazaar
2 5 (55.56%) Magento
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) Drupal
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) ERD
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) GIMP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Bazaar
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Development DBA
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERD
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft