The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 80 145 152
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 89 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.79% 1.18% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.63% 3.16% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 37 11
Average salary £49,000 £49,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1031 1330 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.28% 37.21% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1048 933
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £51,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Open Source Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Open Source
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Northamptonshire +15 48 £52,500 +7.14% 2
Nottinghamshire +48 35 £30,000 +36.36% 3
Leicestershire +19 6 £31,000 -50.40%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 84 (49.70%) Java
2 67 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (39.05%) MySQL
4 59 (34.91%) Windows
5 57 (33.73%) Linux
6 55 (32.54%) WAN
7 54 (31.95%) Cisco
8 52 (30.77%) Apache
9 47 (27.81%) JavaScript
10 42 (24.85%) HTML
11 41 (24.26%) Tomcat
12 40 (23.67%) LAN
13 37 (21.89%) CSS
13 37 (21.89%) SAN
14 36 (21.30%) PHP
15 34 (20.12%) SQL
15 34 (20.12%) Degree
16 30 (17.75%) Oracle
17 27 (15.98%) Google
17 27 (15.98%) Google Apps
17 27 (15.98%) OpenStack
18 26 (15.38%) Finance
19 24 (14.20%) C#
19 24 (14.20%) Software Testing
20 22 (13.02%) QA
20 22 (13.02%) Retail
20 22 (13.02%) jQuery
21 21 (12.43%) MVC
22 20 (11.83%) UML
22 20 (11.83%) ETL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 52 (30.77%) Apache
2 41 (24.26%) Tomcat
3 27 (15.98%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.55%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.59%) Drupal
6 1 (0.59%) WordPress
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Office
1 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Google Apps
2 19 (11.24%) SaaS
3 10 (5.92%) IaaS
4 9 (5.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.54%) WAN
2 40 (23.67%) LAN
3 37 (21.89%) SAN
4 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
5 17 (10.06%) Wireshark
6 16 (9.47%) VoIP
7 15 (8.88%) DHCP
7 15 (8.88%) RTP
7 15 (8.88%) H.323
7 15 (8.88%) VLAN
8 6 (3.55%) Network Security
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.18%) LDAP
9 2 (1.18%) Firewall
9 2 (1.18%) SSL
10 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.05%) MySQL
2 20 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.24%) Big Data
3 19 (11.24%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.33%) Impala
5 9 (5.33%) Pentaho
6 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.78%) DB2
9 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Selenium
2 15 (8.88%) FogBugz
3 9 (5.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (4.14%) JUnit
5 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.59%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 22 (13.02%) Retail
3 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.28%) Legal
5 12 (7.10%) Marketing
6 8 (4.73%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (30.77%) Developer
2 44 (26.04%) Designer
3 33 (19.53%) Architect
4 28 (16.57%) Infrastructure Designer
5 20 (11.83%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (10.65%) PHP Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Tester
7 16 (9.47%) Software Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Software Tester
9 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.33%) Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) Junior
12 6 (3.55%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Junior PHP Developer
12 6 (3.55%) UNIX Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Senior Designer
13 4 (2.37%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (2.37%) QA Engineer
13 4 (2.37%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.85%) HTML
2 37 (21.89%) CSS
3 22 (13.02%) jQuery
4 19 (11.24%) HTML5
5 18 (10.65%) .NET
6 17 (10.06%) RESTful
7 15 (8.88%) XML
8 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.33%) Web Services
11 9 (5.33%) Ajax
12 8 (4.73%) XSLT
13 7 (4.14%) SOAP
13 7 (4.14%) JMS
13 7 (4.14%) Middleware
13 7 (4.14%) Spring
13 7 (4.14%) Apache Commons
13 7 (4.14%) Restlet
13 7 (4.14%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.28%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) EPoS
4 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.37%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.78%) Social Media
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.91%) Windows
2 57 (33.73%) Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.33%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.20%) Software Testing
3 21 (12.43%) MVC
4 20 (11.83%) UML
4 20 (11.83%) ETL
4 20 (11.83%) Automation Testing
5 18 (10.65%) Scrum
6 17 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (10.06%) RAD
6 17 (10.06%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.06%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (9.47%) OOP
8 14 (8.28%) Web Development
9 12 (7.10%) Demand Management
9 12 (7.10%) SOA
10 11 (6.51%) OO
10 11 (6.51%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.33%) ERP
11 9 (5.33%) CRM
11 9 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (49.70%) Java
2 47 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.30%) PHP
4 34 (20.12%) SQL
5 24 (14.20%) C#
6 16 (9.47%) Scala
7 15 (8.88%) C++
8 7 (4.14%) C
8 7 (4.14%) Lua
8 7 (4.14%) Groovy
9 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (20.12%) Degree
2 20 (11.83%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.88%) MCITP
3 15 (8.88%) MCSE
3 15 (8.88%) CCNA
3 15 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.02%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (31.95%) Cisco
2 30 (17.75%) Oracle
3 27 (15.98%) Google
4 18 (10.65%) Red Hat
5 17 (10.06%) VMware
5 17 (10.06%) Avaya
6 13 (7.69%) Teradata
7 9 (5.33%) hybris
7 9 (5.33%) Talend
8 7 (4.14%) ATG
8 7 (4.14%) Ab Initio
8 7 (4.14%) Informatica
9 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.96%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.78%) Citrix
12 2 (1.18%) SAP
12 2 (1.18%) Pegasus
12 2 (1.18%) HP
12 2 (1.18%) Dell
12 2 (1.18%) Sage
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