The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 67 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 48 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.38% 4.14% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.56% 10.60% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 24
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £24,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 302 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.89% 39.07% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 307 285 383
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Open Source
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Open Source Salary Trend in East Sussex

Open Source
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Open Source
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Brighton -8 48 £42,500 +33.85% 2
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 63 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 59 (60.20%) Ruby
4 53 (54.08%) Python
5 47 (47.96%) Node.js
6 44 (44.90%) Configuration Management
7 41 (41.84%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (37.76%) RDBMS
8 37 (37.76%) Relational Database
9 34 (34.69%) UNIX
10 33 (33.67%) MySQL
11 31 (31.63%) Puppet
12 30 (30.61%) Java
13 29 (29.59%) Ubuntu
14 28 (28.57%) Debian
15 27 (27.55%) Perl
15 27 (27.55%) PHP
16 26 (26.53%) Degree
17 23 (23.47%) HBase
18 21 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
18 21 (21.43%) Workflow
19 19 (19.39%) jQuery
19 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
20 18 (18.37%) C
20 18 (18.37%) CSS
20 18 (18.37%) Web Services
20 18 (18.37%) HTML
20 18 (18.37%) Ethernet
21 16 (16.33%) Nagios

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 47 (47.96%) Node.js
2 16 (16.33%) Drupal
3 14 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.08%) Moodle
4 4 (4.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Ethernet
2 16 (16.33%) InfiniBand
3 14 (14.29%) HTTP
3 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (14.29%) VoIP
3 14 (14.29%) SMTP
4 5 (5.10%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.04%) Firewall
5 2 (2.04%) VLAN
5 2 (2.04%) DHCP
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) IPv4
5 2 (2.04%) IPv6
5 2 (2.04%) MPLS
5 2 (2.04%) WAN
5 2 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.02%) LDAP
6 1 (1.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.02%) OSPF
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.84%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (37.76%) RDBMS
2 37 (37.76%) Relational Database
3 33 (33.67%) MySQL
4 23 (23.47%) HBase
5 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) Hudson
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Administrator
2 50 (51.02%) Systems Administrator
2 50 (51.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 50 (51.02%) Linux Administrator
3 29 (29.59%) Developer
4 20 (20.41%) PHP Developer
5 14 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Programmer
10 4 (4.08%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.08%) UI Programmer
11 3 (3.06%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Designer
12 2 (2.04%) Network Administrator
12 2 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) jQuery
2 18 (18.37%) CSS
2 18 (18.37%) Web Services
2 18 (18.37%) HTML
3 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (7.14%) HTML5
6 5 (5.10%) Symfony
7 4 (4.08%) Ajax
7 4 (4.08%) JSON
8 3 (3.06%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.06%) XHTML
8 3 (3.06%) XML
8 3 (3.06%) REST
8 3 (3.06%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.04%) CSS3
9 2 (2.04%) Flash
9 2 (2.04%) Yii
9 2 (2.04%) CGI
9 2 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 14 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.27%) Social Media
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) W3C
4 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.02%) Social Network
5 1 (1.02%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 34 (34.69%) UNIX
3 29 (29.59%) Ubuntu
4 28 (28.57%) Debian
5 15 (15.31%) OpenBSD
6 14 (14.29%) Windows
6 14 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 14 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Configuration Management
2 21 (21.43%) Workflow
2 21 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 14 (14.29%) Analytics
3 14 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 12 (12.24%) Social Media Monitoring
5 10 (10.20%) Web Development
6 9 (9.18%) OO
7 7 (7.14%) OOP
8 5 (5.10%) Scrum
8 5 (5.10%) OO PHP
9 4 (4.08%) DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.06%) TDD
10 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 59 (60.20%) Ruby
3 53 (54.08%) Python
4 30 (30.61%) Java
5 27 (27.55%) Perl
5 27 (27.55%) PHP
6 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
7 18 (18.37%) C
8 9 (9.18%) PHP5
9 5 (5.10%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.06%) SQL
11 2 (2.04%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) Erlang
12 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) CCNP
2 2 (2.04%) CCNA
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (31.63%) Puppet
2 16 (16.33%) Nagios
3 5 (5.10%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.04%) Zend
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco
2 2 (2.04%) HP
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