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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 65 47 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 43 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.31% 4.64% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.62% 11.59% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 17
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 £39,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,000
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
405 328 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 31.18% 40.05% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 350 303 413
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 £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 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
Brighton -15 43 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 77 (75.49%) Linux
2 62 (60.78%) Bash Shell
3 58 (56.86%) Ruby
4 53 (51.96%) Python
5 46 (45.10%) Node.js
6 45 (44.12%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
7 41 (40.20%) Relational Database
8 39 (38.24%) RDBMS
9 37 (36.27%) UNIX
10 36 (35.29%) MySQL
11 34 (33.33%) Ubuntu
12 33 (32.35%) Java
13 31 (30.39%) Perl
14 30 (29.41%) Debian
14 30 (29.41%) Puppet
15 27 (26.47%) Degree
16 25 (24.51%) PHP
17 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (22.55%) Workflow
18 23 (22.55%) HBase
18 23 (22.55%) Performance Tuning
18 23 (22.55%) Performance Monitoring
19 21 (20.59%) Web Services
20 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
20 18 (17.65%) Drupal
20 18 (17.65%) HTML
20 18 (17.65%) C
20 18 (17.65%) Ethernet
21 17 (16.67%) JavaScript

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (45.10%) Node.js
2 18 (17.65%) Drupal
3 16 (15.69%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 6 (5.88%) Moodle
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 16 (15.69%) VoIP
2 16 (15.69%) InfiniBand
3 15 (14.71%) HTTP
3 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.71%) SMTP
4 5 (4.90%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) DHCP
5 2 (1.96%) WAN
5 2 (1.96%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) MPLS
5 2 (1.96%) IPv4
5 2 (1.96%) IPv6
5 2 (1.96%) DNS
5 2 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (0.98%) VPLS
6 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.98%) SSL
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.12%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (40.20%) Relational Database
3 39 (38.24%) RDBMS
4 36 (35.29%) MySQL
5 23 (22.55%) HBase
6 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Hudson
General
1 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (51.96%) Administrator
2 51 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 51 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 51 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 30 (29.41%) Developer
4 20 (19.61%) PHP Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Programmer
10 3 (2.94%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.94%) UI Developer
11 2 (1.96%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Designer
11 2 (1.96%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) Web Services
2 18 (17.65%) HTML
3 17 (16.67%) jQuery
4 16 (15.69%) CSS
5 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.88%) Ajax
7 6 (5.88%) HTML5
8 5 (4.90%) Symfony
8 5 (4.90%) .NET
8 5 (4.90%) XML
9 4 (3.92%) JSON
10 3 (2.94%) REST
10 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.94%) WCF
10 3 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (2.94%) XSLT
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.94%) XHTML
11 2 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.71%) Digital Media
3 13 (12.75%) Social Media
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) W3C
5 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (75.49%) Linux
2 37 (36.27%) UNIX
3 34 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 30 (29.41%) Debian
5 16 (15.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (15.69%) Windows
5 16 (15.69%) Mac OS X
6 14 (13.73%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
2 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.55%) Workflow
3 23 (22.55%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (22.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (13.73%) Analytics
5 13 (12.75%) Build Automation
5 13 (12.75%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (12.75%) Load Testing
6 12 (11.76%) Social Media Monitoring
7 9 (8.82%) OO
8 7 (6.86%) Web Development
8 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.88%) OOP
10 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.90%) OOD
11 4 (3.92%) TDD
11 4 (3.92%) DevOps
12 3 (2.94%) OO PHP
12 3 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.78%) Bash Shell
2 58 (56.86%) Ruby
3 53 (51.96%) Python
4 33 (32.35%) Java
5 31 (30.39%) Perl
6 25 (24.51%) PHP
7 18 (17.65%) C
8 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.82%) PHP5
10 5 (4.90%) C#
10 5 (4.90%) SQL
11 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.96%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) CCNP
2 2 (1.96%) CCNA
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) KVM
2 2 (1.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (29.41%) Puppet
2 16 (15.69%) Nagios
3 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco
2 2 (1.96%) HP
2 2 (1.96%) Zend
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