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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 17 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 5.66% - 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.91% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £46,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
55 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 51.89% 35.19% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 10
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £129,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Durham

Open Source
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 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
Darlington - 6 £46,000 -
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) MCP
4 7 (50.00%) MCSD
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) Data Management
4 7 (50.00%) MCTS
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) MCPD
4 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Blog
4 7 (50.00%) WCF
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Head of Development
3 3 (21.43%) Head of Technology
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blog
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (50.00%) Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Business Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Clojure
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
1 7 (50.00%) MCSD
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCTS
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
1 7 (50.00%) MCPD
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft