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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 94 146 148
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 82 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.25% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.75% 2.60% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 79 25 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,725 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £78,000 £42,500
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
1215 1037 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.37% 32.10% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 969 879 985
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 42 £49,000 -14.78% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 24 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Leicestershire +9 12 £36,375 +15.47% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.24%) Java
3 65 (39.63%) MySQL
4 62 (37.80%) Linux
5 48 (29.27%) Windows
6 46 (28.05%) Apache
7 45 (27.44%) PHP
8 43 (26.22%) .NET
8 43 (26.22%) WAN
9 42 (25.61%) Cisco
10 41 (25.00%) HTML
11 40 (24.39%) JavaScript
12 39 (23.78%) SaaS
13 38 (23.17%) CSS
14 37 (22.56%) Tomcat
15 36 (21.95%) jQuery
16 34 (20.73%) Marketing
16 34 (20.73%) LAN
17 33 (20.12%) Retail
18 32 (19.51%) SAN
19 30 (18.29%) VoIP
20 29 (17.68%) IaaS
21 27 (16.46%) Degree
21 27 (16.46%) ASP.NET
22 25 (15.24%) C#
23 24 (14.63%) UML
23 24 (14.63%) Web Development
24 22 (13.41%) Oracle
25 21 (12.80%) Firewall
25 21 (12.80%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (28.05%) Apache
2 37 (22.56%) Tomcat
3 21 (12.80%) OpenStack
4 18 (10.98%) CMS
5 13 (7.93%) DNN
6 3 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.22%) nginx
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.22%) Moodle
7 2 (1.22%) Node.js
7 2 (1.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.05%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.44%) MS Office
4 3 (1.83%) InDesign
5 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.78%) SaaS
2 29 (17.68%) IaaS
3 21 (12.80%) Google Apps
4 4 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.22%) WAN
2 34 (20.73%) LAN
3 32 (19.51%) SAN
4 30 (18.29%) VoIP
5 21 (12.80%) Firewall
6 20 (12.20%) Wireless
7 19 (11.59%) VPN
8 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
9 11 (6.71%) Wireshark
10 9 (5.49%) VLAN
10 9 (5.49%) RTP
10 9 (5.49%) H.323
10 9 (5.49%) DHCP
11 3 (1.83%) Internet
12 2 (1.22%) Network Security
13 1 (0.61%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (39.63%) MySQL
2 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.27%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Selenium
2 13 (7.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 11 (6.71%) Subversion
4 9 (5.49%) FogBugz
4 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.22%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.61%) MSTest
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.61%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (20.73%) Marketing
2 33 (20.12%) Retail
3 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Finance
5 3 (1.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (32.32%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) Designer
3 28 (17.07%) Infrastructure Designer
4 27 (16.46%) Architect
5 22 (13.41%) Tester
6 20 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 18 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (9.76%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Security Tester
9 10 (6.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Penetration Tester
10 9 (5.49%) Software Tester
10 9 (5.49%) Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Information Architect
12 6 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Administrator
13 5 (3.05%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.22%) .NET
2 41 (25.00%) HTML
3 38 (23.17%) CSS
4 36 (21.95%) jQuery
5 27 (16.46%) ASP.NET
6 20 (12.20%) XML
6 20 (12.20%) HTML5
7 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (10.98%) CSS3
8 18 (10.98%) Ajax
9 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (4.88%) REST
10 8 (4.88%) XHTML
10 8 (4.88%) Web Services
11 7 (4.27%) LAMP
11 7 (4.27%) Ext JS
11 7 (4.27%) RESTful
12 6 (3.66%) XSLT
13 5 (3.05%) Middleware
13 5 (3.05%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.44%) EPoS
4 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.44%) Blog
5 3 (1.83%) NHS
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) FMCG
6 2 (1.22%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.22%) Replication
6 2 (1.22%) Clustering
6 2 (1.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.80%) Linux
2 48 (29.27%) Windows
3 17 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.66%) CentOS
5 4 (2.44%) Fedora
5 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.44%) UNIX
6 2 (1.22%) Debian
6 2 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.63%) UML
2 24 (14.63%) Web Development
3 20 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (12.20%) Project Management
4 19 (11.59%) Software Testing
4 19 (11.59%) Security Testing
5 17 (10.37%) OOP
5 17 (10.37%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.37%) Web Design
5 17 (10.37%) Information Management
5 17 (10.37%) MVC
6 16 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (8.54%) OO
7 14 (8.54%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.93%) SOA
8 13 (7.93%) Scrum
8 13 (7.93%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.24%) Java
2 45 (27.44%) PHP
3 40 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.24%) C#
5 19 (11.59%) SQL
6 18 (10.98%) Objective-C
7 16 (9.76%) C
8 8 (4.88%) PHP5
9 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.22%) Python
10 2 (1.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.22%) C++
10 2 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) PHP4
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.46%) Degree
2 20 (12.20%) CEH
2 20 (12.20%) CISMP
2 20 (12.20%) GPEN
2 20 (12.20%) OSCP
2 20 (12.20%) CISSP
3 16 (9.76%) GIAC
4 13 (7.93%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.49%) MCSE
5 9 (5.49%) CCNA
5 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.49%) MCITP
6 4 (2.44%) GWAPT
6 4 (2.44%) OSCE
6 4 (2.44%) CISA
6 4 (2.44%) CISM
6 4 (2.44%) GCIH
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) PCI DSS
2 16 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.22%) Puppet
1 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Cisco
2 22 (13.41%) Oracle
3 21 (12.80%) Google
4 19 (11.59%) Red Hat
5 18 (10.98%) hybris
6 11 (6.71%) SAP
7 10 (6.10%) Avaya
7 10 (6.10%) VMware
8 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.44%) Zend
9 4 (2.44%) ATG
9 4 (2.44%) Twitter
10 3 (1.83%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.83%) Adobe
11 2 (1.22%) Sun
12 1 (0.61%) HP
12 1 (0.61%) Dell
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix
12 1 (0.61%) Informatica
12 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
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