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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 93 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.41% 1.49% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.52% 4.30% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 52
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1157 1373 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.04% 34.69% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1070 1046
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Nottinghamshire +34 41 £41,500 +18.57%
Northamptonshire +7 36 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Derbyshire +18 3 £22,500 -55.00% 1
Leicestershire +1 3 £29,750 -50.41% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (53.71%) Java
2 72 (41.14%) MySQL
3 69 (39.43%) JavaScript
4 66 (37.71%) HTML
5 58 (33.14%) CSS
6 55 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (30.86%) PHP
8 50 (28.57%) SQL
8 50 (28.57%) Linux
9 44 (25.14%) Apache
10 40 (22.86%) Windows
11 38 (21.71%) Tomcat
12 37 (21.14%) WAN
12 37 (21.14%) Cisco
13 34 (19.43%) LAN
13 34 (19.43%) MVC
14 33 (18.86%) SAN
15 31 (17.71%) Oracle
16 30 (17.14%) ETL
17 29 (16.57%) Big Data
18 28 (16.00%) Finance
19 27 (15.43%) XML
20 26 (14.86%) C#
20 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce
20 26 (14.86%) Degree
21 25 (14.29%) Google Apps
21 25 (14.29%) OpenStack
22 24 (13.71%) Web Development
22 24 (13.71%) jQuery
22 24 (13.71%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (25.14%) Apache
2 38 (21.71%) Tomcat
3 25 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.00%) SAS
5 6 (3.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 5 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.71%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) JBoss
8 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.57%) WordPress
9 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Office
1 12 (6.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.29%) Google Apps
2 17 (9.71%) SaaS
3 14 (8.00%) PaaS
3 14 (8.00%) IaaS
4 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) WAN
2 34 (19.43%) LAN
3 33 (18.86%) SAN
4 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.71%) SSL
5 3 (1.71%) VoIP
5 3 (1.71%) DHCP
5 3 (1.71%) RTP
5 3 (1.71%) H.323
5 3 (1.71%) VLAN
5 3 (1.71%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.71%) Network Security
6 2 (1.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (41.14%) MySQL
2 29 (16.57%) Big Data
3 22 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 22 (12.57%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.43%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.29%) Impala
6 11 (6.29%) Pentaho
7 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.57%) DB2
8 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.43%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (4.00%) JUnit
2 7 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (4.00%) Subversion
3 6 (3.43%) Maven
3 6 (3.43%) Ant
3 6 (3.43%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.86%) Selenium
5 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.71%) FogBugz
6 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (16.00%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Retail
3 15 (8.57%) Games
4 13 (7.43%) Legal
5 11 (6.29%) Marketing
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (33.14%) Developer
2 37 (21.14%) Designer
3 35 (20.00%) Architect
4 24 (13.71%) Junior
5 22 (12.57%) Infrastructure Designer
5 22 (12.57%) PHP Developer
6 20 (11.43%) Junior Developer
7 19 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (9.71%) Consultant
9 14 (8.00%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.43%) Junior PHP Developer
11 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (5.14%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (4.00%) Java Developer
13 7 (4.00%) UNIX Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Linux Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Junior Consultant
14 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Development Manager
15 5 (2.86%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.71%) HTML
2 58 (33.14%) CSS
3 27 (15.43%) XML
4 24 (13.71%) jQuery
5 19 (10.86%) RESTful
6 18 (10.29%) SOAP
6 18 (10.29%) Web Services
7 16 (9.14%) .NET
7 16 (9.14%) Middleware
8 15 (8.57%) HTML5
9 14 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 13 (7.43%) XSLT
10 13 (7.43%) JMS
11 11 (6.29%) Hibernate
11 11 (6.29%) Spring
12 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET
13 8 (4.57%) Ajax
13 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.00%) Apache Commons
14 7 (4.00%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.86%) EPoS
2 12 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.29%) Credit Risk
4 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.43%) DataPower
6 5 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.29%) GIS
7 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) PKI
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.57%) Blog
10 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.57%) Linux
2 40 (22.86%) Windows
3 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.86%) UNIX
5 6 (3.43%) zOS
6 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.43%) MVC
3 30 (17.14%) ETL
4 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce
5 24 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (13.71%) Web Development
6 20 (11.43%) SOA
7 19 (10.86%) OO
8 17 (9.71%) UML
9 15 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.00%) Demand Management
11 13 (7.43%) Product Management
11 13 (7.43%) CRM
11 13 (7.43%) TOGAF
12 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.86%) RUP
12 12 (6.86%) ERP
12 12 (6.86%) EAI
12 12 (6.86%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.86%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.71%) Java
2 69 (39.43%) JavaScript
3 54 (30.86%) PHP
4 50 (28.57%) SQL
5 26 (14.86%) C#
6 18 (10.29%) Scala
7 14 (8.00%) C++
8 8 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.00%) Lua
9 7 (4.00%) Groovy
9 7 (4.00%) C
10 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) VBA
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (14.86%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.43%) OCPJP
4 5 (2.86%) ISEB
5 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.71%) MCITP
5 3 (1.71%) MCSE
5 3 (1.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Puppet
1 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Cisco
2 31 (17.71%) Oracle
3 24 (13.71%) Google
4 15 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.00%) Teradata
6 12 (6.86%) ATG
6 12 (6.86%) hybris
7 11 (6.29%) Talend
8 7 (4.00%) Ab Initio
8 7 (4.00%) Informatica
9 6 (3.43%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.86%) VMware
11 4 (2.29%) ESRI
11 4 (2.29%) Avaya
11 4 (2.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.71%) IBM
13 1 (0.57%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.57%) HP
13 1 (0.57%) Dell
13 1 (0.57%) Citrix
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