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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 64 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 50 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.58% 3.55% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.70% 9.12% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 22
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 340 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.11% 38.90% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 297 313 334
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,400
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 22 July 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 July 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 -6 50 £42,500 +6.25%
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 58 (62.37%) Bash Shell
3 55 (59.14%) Ruby
4 49 (52.69%) Python
5 44 (47.31%) Node.js
6 38 (40.86%) MySQL
7 37 (39.78%) PHP
8 35 (37.63%) Configuration Management
9 34 (36.56%) Java
10 32 (34.41%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
11 28 (30.11%) Relational Database
12 27 (29.03%) Puppet
12 27 (29.03%) jQuery
13 26 (27.96%) CSS
14 25 (26.88%) HTML
15 24 (25.81%) UNIX
16 23 (24.73%) JavaScript
16 23 (24.73%) Debian
17 22 (23.66%) Degree
17 22 (23.66%) Perl
18 19 (20.43%) Web Development
18 19 (20.43%) Ubuntu
18 19 (20.43%) HBase
19 16 (17.20%) Performance Tuning
19 16 (17.20%) Performance Monitoring
19 16 (17.20%) Drupal
19 16 (17.20%) Workflow
20 15 (16.13%) OO
20 15 (16.13%) OpenBSD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (47.31%) Node.js
2 16 (17.20%) Drupal
3 9 (9.68%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.38%) Moodle
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.23%) nginx
7 2 (2.15%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Ethernet
2 12 (12.90%) InfiniBand
3 9 (9.68%) HTTP
3 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.68%) VoIP
3 9 (9.68%) SMTP
4 5 (5.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.15%) VLAN
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
5 2 (2.15%) MPLS
5 2 (2.15%) IPv4
5 2 (2.15%) IPv6
5 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) DHCP
5 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.86%) MySQL
2 32 (34.41%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
3 28 (30.11%) Relational Database
4 19 (20.43%) HBase
5 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Hudson
2 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Publishing
2 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Administrator
2 41 (44.09%) Systems Administrator
2 41 (44.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 41 (44.09%) Linux Administrator
3 38 (40.86%) Developer
4 23 (24.73%) PHP Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Web Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Programmer
7 9 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Web Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 5 (5.38%) UI Programmer
10 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) jQuery
2 26 (27.96%) CSS
3 25 (26.88%) HTML
4 12 (12.90%) Web Services
4 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 11 (11.83%) HTML5
6 9 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (9.68%) Symfony
7 7 (7.53%) CSS3
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (6.45%) .NET
8 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.30%) JSON
9 4 (4.30%) Ajax
9 4 (4.30%) Sass
9 4 (4.30%) LESS
10 3 (3.23%) REST
10 3 (3.23%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (2.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.68%) Social Media
3 6 (6.45%) E-Learning
3 6 (6.45%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.15%) W3C
5 1 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 24 (25.81%) UNIX
3 23 (24.73%) Debian
4 19 (20.43%) Ubuntu
5 15 (16.13%) OpenBSD
6 9 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 9 (9.68%) Windows
6 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Configuration Management
2 19 (20.43%) Web Development
3 16 (17.20%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (17.20%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (17.20%) Workflow
4 15 (16.13%) OO
5 14 (15.05%) Load Testing
5 14 (15.05%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (15.05%) Build Automation
6 12 (12.90%) OOP
7 10 (10.75%) Scrum
7 10 (10.75%) Analytics
8 8 (8.60%) Social Media Monitoring
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.45%) OO PHP
11 5 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.30%) DevOps
13 3 (3.23%) Web Design
13 3 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (62.37%) Bash Shell
2 55 (59.14%) Ruby
3 49 (52.69%) Python
4 37 (39.78%) PHP
5 34 (36.56%) Java
6 23 (24.73%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.66%) Perl
8 14 (15.05%) C
9 10 (10.75%) Objective-C
10 8 (8.60%) PHP5
11 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) SQL
11 2 (2.15%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) CCNP
2 2 (2.15%) CCNA
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (29.03%) Puppet
2 12 (12.90%) Nagios
3 10 (10.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.15%) Zend
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco
2 2 (2.15%) HP