The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% 1.32% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.63% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £30,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 738 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.04% 81.19% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 387 584 496
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Open Source
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Dorset

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Dorset

Open Source
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 7 £57,500 +98.27%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
1 13 (65.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Drupal
3 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 9 (45.00%) XHTML
4 8 (40.00%) Apache
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) WordPress
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Publishing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Node.js
8 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (20.00%) Symfony
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (45.00%) Drupal
2 8 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (30.00%) WordPress
4 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) JMeter
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (10.00%) Calabash
1 2 (10.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (10.00%) Appium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
1 13 (65.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) XHTML
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) Struts
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (20.00%) Symfony
5 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Photography
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SOASTA, Inc