The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 18 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.33% 1.15% 5.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.00% 2.44% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £41,250 £26,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.65% -11.86%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 23.81% 47.13% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 22
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Durham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) MCP
1 6 (85.71%) MCSD
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCPD
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Blog
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Technology
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Development
2 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Progressive Enhancement
1 6 (85.71%) Web Application Development
1 6 (85.71%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCP
1 6 (85.71%) MCSD
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCPD
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
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