The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 60 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 33 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.24% 3.77% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 4.36% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 42
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,274 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
881 1055 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 86.63% 86.48% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 773 902 812
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 24 £70,000 +100.00%
Hove - 2 £44,750 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) TDD
3 23 (40.35%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 18 (31.58%) HTML5
5 18 (31.58%) BDD
6 17 (29.82%) MySQL
7 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 15 (26.32%) ATDD
8 14 (24.56%) Big Data
8 14 (24.56%) User Stories
8 14 (24.56%) Social Media
8 14 (24.56%) SaaS
8 14 (24.56%) Management Information System
8 14 (24.56%) Linux
8 14 (24.56%) Apache
8 14 (24.56%) Information Security
9 13 (22.81%) LAMP
9 13 (22.81%) Python
9 13 (22.81%) IIS
9 13 (22.81%) Java
9 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
10 12 (21.05%) DevOps
10 12 (21.05%) Web Services
11 11 (19.30%) Web Development
12 10 (17.54%) QA
12 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.54%) DB2
12 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Puppet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (24.56%) Apache
2 13 (22.81%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Drupal
3 2 (3.51%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Moodle
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.75%) Route 53
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) SMTP
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) MySQL
2 14 (24.56%) Big Data
3 10 (17.54%) DB2
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Selenium
1 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.04%) JMeter
2 8 (14.04%) JUnit
2 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium IDE
3 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) Ant
5 4 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.51%) Hudson
6 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Advertising
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Head of Engineering
1 15 (26.32%) Head of Software Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Head of Development
2 14 (24.56%) Head of Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) QA Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Software QA Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Quality Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) UX Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Linux Support
9 3 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) HTML
2 18 (31.58%) HTML5
3 13 (22.81%) LAMP
4 12 (21.05%) Web Services
5 9 (15.79%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.02%) CSS3
8 4 (7.02%) Spring
9 2 (3.51%) .NET
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.51%) J2EE
9 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.51%) Laravel
9 2 (3.51%) RESTful
9 2 (3.51%) Symfony
10 1 (1.75%) jQuery
10 1 (1.75%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Management Information System
1 14 (24.56%) Social Media
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.04%) Mainframe
3 8 (14.04%) User Experience
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Android
2 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) TDD
3 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 18 (31.58%) BDD
5 15 (26.32%) ATDD
5 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 14 (24.56%) Information Security
6 14 (24.56%) User Stories
7 12 (21.05%) DevOps
8 11 (19.30%) Web Development
9 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
10 9 (15.79%) SDLC
11 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Compatibility Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
11 8 (14.04%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
1 13 (22.81%) Java
1 13 (22.81%) Python
2 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) COBOL
3 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 5 (8.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) RHCE
3 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
1 1 (1.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Puppet
2 8 (14.04%) Ansible
2 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com