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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 73 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.55% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.08% 2.26% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 10
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
354 354 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.52% 31.36% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 269 273 262
Average salary £42,500 £42,700 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.46% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £28,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 2 October 2014. 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 +4 7 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Harlow - 4 £41,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £42,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) JBoss
2 21 (58.33%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 18 (50.00%) Oracle
4 16 (44.44%) CSS
4 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) OO
5 15 (41.67%) Web Services
6 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
6 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
7 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
7 13 (36.11%) GlassFish
7 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
7 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
7 13 (36.11%) JMS
8 12 (33.33%) Web Development
9 11 (30.56%) Maven
9 11 (30.56%) Ant
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
10 10 (27.78%) C#
10 10 (27.78%) OOD
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
10 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
11 9 (25.00%) Gradle
11 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) OOP
11 9 (25.00%) Data Mining

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 13 (36.11%) GlassFish
2 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
3 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 9 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SNMP
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
1 5 (13.89%) SSH
1 5 (13.89%) NAS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
3 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Ant
1 11 (30.56%) Maven
2 9 (25.00%) Gradle
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) Redmine
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) ArgoUML
4 2 (5.56%) Cactus
4 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Operations Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
1 16 (44.44%) CSS
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) JMS
3 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.22%) J2EE
6 7 (19.44%) Spring
7 6 (16.67%) Ajax
7 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.89%) Swing
9 4 (11.11%) jQuery
10 3 (8.33%) HTML5
10 3 (8.33%) REST
10 3 (8.33%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.33%) Sass
10 3 (8.33%) LESS
10 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Life Science
3 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) OO
2 12 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (27.78%) OOD
3 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 9 (25.00%) SEO
4 9 (25.00%) OOP
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) Coaching
8 4 (11.11%) People Management
9 3 (8.33%) Validation
9 3 (8.33%) Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (5.56%) Use Case
10 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
4 10 (27.78%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) NFS
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) JBoss
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) HP
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