The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford 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 30 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 3.66% 2.17% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% 7.69% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
Kent

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 45.12% 28.26% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Dartford

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Dartford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) C Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) DOM
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree