The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 73 96 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.58% 0.077% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.094% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 9
Median salary £62,500 £22,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+177.77% -47.05%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
886 1067 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.20% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 710 760 676
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Open Source
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Essex

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Essex

Open Source
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 10 £62,500 - 1
Basildon - 2 £42,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 24 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 22 (78.57%) Degree
3 22 (78.57%) Ajax
3 22 (78.57%) WebSphere
3 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
3 22 (78.57%) OOP
3 22 (78.57%) OO
3 22 (78.57%) JBoss
3 22 (78.57%) Swing
3 22 (78.57%) HTML
3 22 (78.57%) Java
3 22 (78.57%) J2EE
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle
3 22 (78.57%) WebLogic
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database
3 22 (78.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (78.57%) JBoss
1 22 (78.57%) WebLogic
1 22 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) Oracle Database
1 22 (78.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Java Developer
2 22 (78.57%) J2EE Developer
2 22 (78.57%) J2EE Programmer
2 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Java Programmer
2 22 (78.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Oracle Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Programmer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Java Programmer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 21 (75.00%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 22 (78.57%) Ajax
2 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 22 (78.57%) J2EE
2 22 (78.57%) Swing
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.57%) Laravel
5 1 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 22 (78.57%) OO
2 22 (78.57%) OOP
3 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) User Stories
4 2 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source Development
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (78.57%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Oracle
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