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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 35 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.09% 0.77% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 2.41% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
70 83 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.25% 31.80% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 73
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python