The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 96 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
507 446 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 38.53% 31.65% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 368 317 262
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 27 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Colchester -2 2 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Harlow - 1 £65,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £25,000 - 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) Automotive
5 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (50.00%) JUnit
5 8 (50.00%) Struts
5 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) Mockito
7 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
7 6 (37.50%) jMock
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) JPA
9 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) jMock
2 6 (37.50%) Mockito
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Cactus
5 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Redmine
5 1 (6.25%) Gradle
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 9 (56.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (50.00%) Struts
4 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) Swing
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.25%) RESTful
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
1 9 (56.25%) Web Development
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Logistics
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
8 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) HP
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