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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 104 129 154
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 75 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.01% 0.91% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.80% 3.05% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 27 22
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,149 £27,890 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
961 951 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.73% 29.81% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 758 798 833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Northamptonshire +4 37 £49,000 -8.83% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 19 £33,743 -12.92% 3
Leicestershire +9 16 £61,250 +94.44% 5
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 62 (40.79%) MySQL
2 60 (39.47%) Java
2 60 (39.47%) Linux
3 47 (30.92%) PHP
4 45 (29.61%) .NET
5 43 (28.29%) Apache
6 42 (27.63%) HTML
6 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 39 (25.66%) Windows
8 39 (25.66%) SaaS
9 38 (25.00%) CSS
10 36 (23.68%) jQuery
10 36 (23.68%) Marketing
11 33 (21.71%) Tomcat
11 33 (21.71%) WAN
12 32 (21.05%) Cisco
13 29 (19.08%) Retail
14 28 (18.42%) LAN
14 28 (18.42%) VoIP
14 28 (18.42%) IaaS
15 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
16 26 (17.11%) SAN
17 25 (16.45%) C#
18 24 (15.79%) Firewall
19 23 (15.13%) Web Development
20 22 (14.47%) CEH
20 22 (14.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 22 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
20 22 (14.47%) CISMP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (28.29%) Apache
2 33 (21.71%) Tomcat
3 18 (11.84%) CMS
3 18 (11.84%) OpenStack
4 13 (8.55%) DNN
5 3 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.32%) Moodle
6 2 (1.32%) Node.js
6 2 (1.32%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) WordPress
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.63%) MS Office
4 3 (1.97%) InDesign
5 1 (0.66%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.66%) SaaS
2 28 (18.42%) IaaS
3 19 (12.50%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) Office 365
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.71%) WAN
2 28 (18.42%) LAN
2 28 (18.42%) VoIP
3 26 (17.11%) SAN
4 24 (15.79%) Firewall
5 22 (14.47%) Wireless
6 21 (13.82%) VPN
7 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.29%) DHCP
8 5 (3.29%) VLAN
8 5 (3.29%) Wireshark
8 5 (3.29%) RTP
8 5 (3.29%) H.323
9 3 (1.97%) Internet
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.79%) MySQL
2 21 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.61%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Subversion
1 13 (8.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 11 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.26%) Selenium
4 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.29%) FogBugz
5 3 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.66%) MSTest
7 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (23.68%) Marketing
2 29 (19.08%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (34.21%) Developer
2 28 (18.42%) Designer
3 24 (15.79%) Architect
4 22 (14.47%) Infrastructure Designer
5 20 (13.16%) Tester
5 20 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 16 (10.53%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.89%) Penetration Tester
8 12 (7.89%) Security Tester
8 12 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Information Architect
11 6 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Software Tester
12 5 (3.29%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.61%) .NET
2 42 (27.63%) HTML
3 38 (25.00%) CSS
4 36 (23.68%) jQuery
5 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
6 19 (12.50%) XML
6 19 (12.50%) Ajax
6 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (11.84%) HTML5
7 18 (11.84%) CSS3
8 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (5.92%) XHTML
9 9 (5.92%) Web Services
10 8 (5.26%) LAMP
10 8 (5.26%) REST
11 7 (4.61%) Ext JS
12 6 (3.95%) RESTful
13 5 (3.29%) Memcached
13 5 (3.29%) Middleware
14 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.63%) Blog
4 3 (1.97%) EPoS
4 3 (1.97%) NHS
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.32%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.47%) Linux
2 39 (25.66%) Windows
3 16 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.92%) CentOS
5 6 (3.95%) Fedora
6 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.63%) UNIX
8 3 (1.97%) Debian
9 1 (0.66%) Android
9 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.13%) Web Development
3 22 (14.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (13.82%) Security Testing
4 21 (13.82%) UML
5 20 (13.16%) Project Management
6 19 (12.50%) Information Management
7 18 (11.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (11.84%) E-Commerce
7 18 (11.84%) MVC
8 17 (11.18%) Web Design
9 16 (10.53%) OOP
10 15 (9.87%) OO
11 14 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (9.21%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.89%) SOA
13 10 (6.58%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.47%) Java
2 47 (30.92%) PHP
3 40 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.45%) C#
5 19 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 18 (11.84%) C
6 18 (11.84%) SQL
7 10 (6.58%) PHP5
8 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.29%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) Ruby
10 3 (1.97%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) PHP4
11 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) CISSP
1 22 (14.47%) CEH
1 22 (14.47%) CISMP
1 22 (14.47%) GPEN
1 22 (14.47%) OSCP
2 20 (13.16%) Degree
3 18 (11.84%) GIAC
4 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.29%) MCITP
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.29%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
6 4 (2.63%) CISA
6 4 (2.63%) CISM
6 4 (2.63%) GCIH
6 4 (2.63%) GWAPT
6 4 (2.63%) OSCE
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.92%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Puppet
1 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (21.05%) Cisco
2 20 (13.16%) Oracle
3 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 19 (12.50%) Google
4 17 (11.18%) hybris
5 10 (6.58%) SAP
6 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.61%) VMware
8 6 (3.95%) Avaya
8 6 (3.95%) Zend
9 4 (2.63%) Twitter
10 3 (1.97%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.97%) ATG
10 3 (1.97%) Adobe
11 2 (1.32%) Sun
12 1 (0.66%) HP
12 1 (0.66%) Dell
12 1 (0.66%) Citrix
12 1 (0.66%) JBoss
12 1 (0.66%) IBM
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