The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 73 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 46 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.26% 3.94% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.81% 10.06% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
359 318 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 25.48% 39.11% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 300 295 357
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 £30,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
South East

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 1 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 1 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 -13 46 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 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 65 (71.43%) Linux
2 59 (64.84%) Bash Shell
3 56 (61.54%) Ruby
4 48 (52.75%) Python
5 44 (48.35%) Node.js
6 36 (39.56%) Configuration Management
6 36 (39.56%) MySQL
7 33 (36.26%) PHP
7 33 (36.26%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (35.16%) Java
9 29 (31.87%) RDBMS
9 29 (31.87%) Relational Database
10 27 (29.67%) Puppet
11 26 (28.57%) UNIX
12 24 (26.37%) Debian
12 24 (26.37%) jQuery
13 23 (25.27%) Perl
13 23 (25.27%) CSS
14 22 (24.18%) HTML
14 22 (24.18%) Degree
15 21 (23.08%) Ubuntu
16 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
17 19 (20.88%) HBase
18 17 (18.68%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (18.68%) Performance Monitoring
18 17 (18.68%) Workflow
18 17 (18.68%) Web Development
19 15 (16.48%) Drupal
19 15 (16.48%) OpenBSD
20 14 (15.38%) C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 44 (48.35%) Node.js
2 15 (16.48%) Drupal
3 10 (10.99%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
4 4 (4.40%) Moodle
5 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 2 (2.20%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 12 (13.19%) InfiniBand
3 10 (10.99%) HTTP
3 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.99%) VoIP
3 10 (10.99%) SMTP
4 5 (5.49%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.20%) VLAN
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) LAN
5 2 (2.20%) IPv4
5 2 (2.20%) IPv6
5 2 (2.20%) MPLS
6 1 (1.10%) OSPF
6 1 (1.10%) BGP
6 1 (1.10%) VRRP
6 1 (1.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) MySQL
2 33 (36.26%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (31.87%) RDBMS
3 29 (31.87%) Relational Database
4 19 (20.88%) HBase
5 13 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Hudson
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Publishing
2 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Administrator
2 42 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
2 42 (46.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 42 (46.15%) Linux Administrator
3 34 (37.36%) Developer
4 22 (24.18%) PHP Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Web Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Programmer
8 7 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (6.59%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (4.40%) Web Programmer
11 4 (4.40%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.40%) UI Programmer
12 3 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
13 2 (2.20%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) jQuery
2 23 (25.27%) CSS
3 22 (24.18%) HTML
4 13 (14.29%) Web Services
5 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.99%) HTML5
7 9 (9.89%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (9.89%) Symfony
8 7 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (6.59%) CSS3
10 4 (4.40%) .NET
10 4 (4.40%) Ajax
10 4 (4.40%) JSON
10 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.40%) Sass
10 4 (4.40%) LESS
11 3 (3.30%) REST
11 3 (3.30%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (2.20%) Flash
12 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.99%) Digital Media
3 9 (9.89%) Social Media
4 4 (4.40%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.40%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.20%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) W3C
6 1 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 65 (71.43%) Linux
2 26 (28.57%) UNIX
3 24 (26.37%) Debian
4 21 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 15 (16.48%) OpenBSD
6 10 (10.99%) Mac OS X
6 10 (10.99%) Windows
6 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Configuration Management
2 17 (18.68%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (18.68%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (18.68%) Workflow
2 17 (18.68%) Web Development
3 14 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 14 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 12 (13.19%) OOP
4 12 (13.19%) OO
5 10 (10.99%) Scrum
5 10 (10.99%) Analytics
6 8 (8.79%) Social Media Monitoring
7 6 (6.59%) OO PHP
8 5 (5.49%) TDD
9 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.40%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.40%) DevOps
10 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.84%) Bash Shell
2 56 (61.54%) Ruby
3 48 (52.75%) Python
4 33 (36.26%) PHP
5 32 (35.16%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) Perl
7 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.38%) C
9 10 (10.99%) Objective-C
10 8 (8.79%) PHP5
11 2 (2.20%) SQL
11 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.10%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) CCNP
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) Puppet
2 12 (13.19%) Nagios
3 10 (10.99%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.20%) Zend
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco
2 2 (2.20%) HP
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