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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 27 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 2.27% 5.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 18.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
30 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 34.09% 28.07% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree