The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 75 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.61% 1.21% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 3.15% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
222 254 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.46% 38.43% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 157 209 219
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 9 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Poole -3 1 £35,000 +35.92% 1
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) XHTML
2 6 (35.29%) Drupal
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Blog
4 4 (23.53%) WATIR
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) Drupal
2 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) WATIR
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) XHTML
3 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) Pthreads
5 1 (5.88%) POSIX
5 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blog
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) OOD
3 1 (5.88%) CAD
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) QEMU
3 2 (11.76%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
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Salary: £45000.00 - £53000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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