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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 81 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.19% 0.32% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.38% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 14
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
899 1045 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.33% 83.87% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 720 754 760
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 11 £62,500 +38.88%
Basildon - 2 £42,500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
1 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
1 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (86.67%) Java
3 25 (83.33%) CSS
3 25 (83.33%) Oracle
3 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (83.33%) Degree
3 25 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 24 (80.00%) Relational Database
5 23 (76.67%) Ajax
5 23 (76.67%) WebSphere
5 23 (76.67%) WebLogic
5 23 (76.67%) HTML
5 23 (76.67%) J2EE
5 23 (76.67%) OOP
5 23 (76.67%) OO
5 23 (76.67%) JBoss
5 23 (76.67%) Swing
5 23 (76.67%) E-Commerce
6 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) Unix
10 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (6.67%) Joomla!

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 23 (76.67%) JBoss
1 23 (76.67%) WebLogic
1 23 (76.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 24 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 23 (76.67%) J2EE Developer
3 23 (76.67%) J2EE Programmer
3 23 (76.67%) Java Programmer
3 23 (76.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Programmer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Java Programmer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 23 (76.67%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) CSS
2 23 (76.67%) Ajax
2 23 (76.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) J2EE
2 23 (76.67%) Swing
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) Symfony
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Biology
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (76.67%) E-Commerce
3 23 (76.67%) OO
3 23 (76.67%) OOP
4 6 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source Development
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
5 2 (6.67%) Web Design
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle