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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 47 49
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.37% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.45% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
78 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 39.20% 22.71% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 76
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £55,000
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 30 January 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 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ERD
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Bazaar
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Magento
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) GIMP
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) CSS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Bazaar
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Development DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) ERD
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft