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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Rank 54 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 29 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.08% 2.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.02% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 5
Median salary £40,000 £54,901 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +68.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,729 £34,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
800 1028 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.02% 87.27% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 601 777 894
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Saffron Walden - 6 £39,729 -
Colchester -7 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (62.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) OO
2 31 (62.00%) Relational Database
3 29 (58.00%) CSS
3 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (50.00%) Ajax
5 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 25 (50.00%) JBoss
5 25 (50.00%) Swing
6 24 (48.00%) HTML
7 23 (46.00%) E-Commerce
8 20 (40.00%) Degree
9 19 (38.00%) WebSphere
9 19 (38.00%) OOP
9 19 (38.00%) Oracle
9 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
10 18 (36.00%) J2EE
10 18 (36.00%) WebLogic
11 15 (30.00%) RDBMS
12 12 (24.00%) Web Services
12 12 (24.00%) C
12 12 (24.00%) REST
13 11 (22.00%) Hudson
13 11 (22.00%) FishEye
13 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (22.00%) TeamCity
13 11 (22.00%) JIRA
13 11 (22.00%) Atlassian

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 25 (50.00%) JBoss
2 19 (38.00%) WebSphere
3 18 (36.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (14.00%) Apache
5 6 (12.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (8.00%) CMS
6 4 (8.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Geronimo
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.00%) Drupal
7 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.00%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
1 1 (2.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 11 (22.00%) GIS
5 6 (12.00%) JasperReports
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.00%) Big Data
8 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.00%) Mahout
8 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) ClearQuest
1 11 (22.00%) CruiseControl
1 11 (22.00%) FishEye
1 11 (22.00%) Hudson
1 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.00%) JIRA
1 11 (22.00%) JUnit
1 11 (22.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.00%) Ant
2 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.00%) Zephyr
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 6 (12.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 19 (38.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (36.00%) Agile Developer
4 18 (36.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 18 (36.00%) J2EE Developer
4 18 (36.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 18 (36.00%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (30.00%) J2EE Programmer
5 15 (30.00%) Java Programmer
5 15 (30.00%) Programmer
5 15 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 14 (28.00%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (12.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) CSS
2 25 (50.00%) Ajax
2 25 (50.00%) Swing
3 24 (48.00%) HTML
4 18 (36.00%) J2EE
5 12 (24.00%) REST
5 12 (24.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.00%) GWT
6 11 (22.00%) Middleware
7 9 (18.00%) JSON
8 8 (16.00%) RESTful
9 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.00%) JMS
9 7 (14.00%) Spring
10 6 (12.00%) Apache Flex
10 6 (12.00%) AWT
10 6 (12.00%) SOAP
11 5 (10.00%) HTML5
11 5 (10.00%) XML
12 4 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) CCTV
3 7 (14.00%) Digital Media
4 6 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (10.00%) Private Cloud
6 4 (8.00%) Social Media
7 3 (6.00%) Blog
8 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.00%) e-Health
8 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (62.00%) OO
3 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (46.00%) E-Commerce
5 19 (38.00%) OOP
6 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.00%) DevOps
6 11 (22.00%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (22.00%) Kanban
6 11 (22.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.00%) TDD
6 11 (22.00%) UML
7 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Informatics
7 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) SOA
8 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Test Management
8 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Go
8 1 (2.00%) Haskell
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) GSEC
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) KVM
2 1 (2.00%) LXC
2 1 (2.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (16.00%) Google
4 7 (14.00%) Adobe
5 3 (6.00%) Zend
6 1 (2.00%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.00%) Facebook
6 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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