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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 100 156 156
Rank change year-on-year
+56 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 84 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.27% 1.08% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.39% 3.19% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 82 37 8
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
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
1315 1224 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.61% 33.93% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1020 987
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,393 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,700
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +8 46 £49,500 +41.42% 2
Nottinghamshire +37 32 £32,500 +17.11% 3
Leicestershire +13 4 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (41.51%) Java
2 64 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (38.99%) MySQL
4 56 (35.22%) Linux
5 55 (34.59%) Windows
6 49 (30.82%) WAN
7 48 (30.19%) Cisco
7 48 (30.19%) Apache
8 42 (26.42%) JavaScript
9 41 (25.79%) PHP
10 36 (22.64%) Degree
11 35 (22.01%) Tomcat
12 34 (21.38%) LAN
12 34 (21.38%) HTML
13 33 (20.75%) CSS
14 31 (19.50%) SAN
15 29 (18.24%) SQL
16 28 (17.61%) .NET
17 27 (16.98%) SaaS
18 26 (16.35%) Software Testing
19 25 (15.72%) Oracle
19 25 (15.72%) VoIP
20 23 (14.47%) Google
20 23 (14.47%) Google Apps
20 23 (14.47%) OpenStack
21 22 (13.84%) QA
21 22 (13.84%) jQuery
22 20 (12.58%) Selenium
22 20 (12.58%) ISTQB
22 20 (12.58%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (30.19%) Apache
2 35 (22.01%) Tomcat
3 23 (14.47%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.14%) CMS
5 3 (1.89%) SAS
5 3 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.26%) nginx
6 2 (1.26%) WordPress
6 2 (1.26%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.89%) InDesign
4 1 (0.63%) GIMP
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.98%) SaaS
2 23 (14.47%) Google Apps
3 15 (9.43%) IaaS
4 5 (3.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.82%) WAN
2 34 (21.38%) LAN
3 31 (19.50%) SAN
4 25 (15.72%) VoIP
5 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
6 17 (10.69%) Wireshark
7 15 (9.43%) VLAN
7 15 (9.43%) RTP
7 15 (9.43%) H.323
7 15 (9.43%) DHCP
8 11 (6.92%) Firewall
9 9 (5.66%) Wireless
9 9 (5.66%) VPN
10 7 (4.40%) Network Security
11 2 (1.26%) Internet
11 2 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.63%) LDAP
12 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.99%) MySQL
2 14 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.66%) Big Data
5 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.89%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.89%) Impala
6 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (12.58%) Selenium
2 15 (9.43%) FogBugz
3 7 (4.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (3.77%) JUnit
4 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.14%) Subversion
6 3 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (12.58%) Retail
2 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.43%) Finance
3 15 (9.43%) Marketing
4 10 (6.29%) Legal
5 3 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (32.08%) Developer
2 39 (24.53%) Designer
3 27 (16.98%) Infrastructure Designer
4 24 (15.09%) Architect
5 23 (14.47%) Tester
6 16 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (9.43%) Software Tester
7 15 (9.43%) PHP Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.40%) Security Tester
11 6 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.77%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (2.52%) QA Engineer
13 4 (2.52%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.89%) Junior
14 3 (1.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.38%) HTML
2 33 (20.75%) CSS
3 28 (17.61%) .NET
4 22 (13.84%) jQuery
5 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
6 15 (9.43%) HTML5
7 13 (8.18%) RESTful
8 12 (7.55%) Web Services
9 9 (5.66%) XML
10 8 (5.03%) XSLT
10 8 (5.03%) Spring
10 8 (5.03%) Ajax
10 8 (5.03%) REST
10 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.40%) LAMP
12 6 (3.77%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.77%) Apache Commons
12 6 (3.77%) Restlet
12 6 (3.77%) Ext JS
12 6 (3.77%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) EPoS
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
6 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.89%) Social Media
7 2 (1.26%) FMCG
7 2 (1.26%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.22%) Linux
2 55 (34.59%) Windows
3 17 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.14%) UNIX
5 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.26%) Android
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.35%) Software Testing
3 20 (12.58%) E-Commerce
3 20 (12.58%) Automation Testing
4 19 (11.95%) OOP
5 18 (11.32%) Scrum
6 17 (10.69%) RAD
6 17 (10.69%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (10.06%) UML
7 16 (10.06%) MVC
8 15 (9.43%) OO
9 14 (8.81%) Project Management
9 14 (8.81%) Web Development
10 11 (6.92%) SOA
11 10 (6.29%) ETL
11 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.66%) Web Design
12 9 (5.66%) Information Security
12 9 (5.66%) Information Management
12 9 (5.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.51%) Java
2 42 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 41 (25.79%) PHP
4 29 (18.24%) SQL
5 19 (11.95%) C#
6 13 (8.18%) C
7 10 (6.29%) C++
8 9 (5.66%) Objective-C
8 9 (5.66%) Scala
9 6 (3.77%) Lua
9 6 (3.77%) Groovy
10 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.26%) Python
11 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) Degree
2 20 (12.58%) ISTQB
3 15 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.43%) MCSE
3 15 (9.43%) CCNA
3 15 (9.43%) MCITP
4 9 (5.66%) CISSP
4 9 (5.66%) CEH
4 9 (5.66%) CISMP
4 9 (5.66%) GPEN
4 9 (5.66%) OSCP
5 7 (4.40%) GIAC
6 2 (1.26%) GCIH
6 2 (1.26%) ISEB
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.26%) CISA
6 2 (1.26%) CISM
6 2 (1.26%) OSCE
6 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.84%) QA
2 7 (4.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (30.19%) Cisco
2 25 (15.72%) Oracle
3 23 (14.47%) Google
4 17 (10.69%) VMware
4 17 (10.69%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.69%) Avaya
5 12 (7.55%) hybris
6 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.40%) Teradata
7 4 (2.52%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.52%) ATG
7 4 (2.52%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.52%) Informatica
8 3 (1.89%) Adobe
8 3 (1.89%) Talend
8 3 (1.89%) Citrix
9 2 (1.26%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.26%) Sun
9 2 (1.26%) HP
9 2 (1.26%) Dell
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