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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.80% 2.08% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.42% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 20
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,903 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +10.75%
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
942 1199 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 89.37% 86.01% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 673 871 935
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 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +8 14 £67,500 +35.00%
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (88.57%) CSS
3 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
4 29 (82.86%) E-Commerce
4 29 (82.86%) HTML
5 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (77.14%) Computer Science
6 25 (71.43%) WebSphere
6 25 (71.43%) Degree
6 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database
6 25 (71.43%) Relational Database
6 25 (71.43%) Ajax
6 25 (71.43%) Java
6 25 (71.43%) J2EE
6 25 (71.43%) Oracle
6 25 (71.43%) WebLogic
6 25 (71.43%) OOP
6 25 (71.43%) OO
6 25 (71.43%) JBoss
6 25 (71.43%) Swing
7 6 (17.14%) PHP
7 6 (17.14%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (14.29%) XML
8 5 (14.29%) Python
9 4 (11.43%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET

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 (71.43%) JBoss
1 25 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 25 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
3 2 (5.71%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 25 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Java Developer
2 25 (71.43%) J2EE Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (62.86%) J2EE Programmer
3 22 (62.86%) Java Programmer
3 22 (62.86%) Programmer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Java Programmer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) CSS
2 29 (82.86%) HTML
3 25 (71.43%) Ajax
3 25 (71.43%) J2EE
3 25 (71.43%) Swing
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (14.29%) XML
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.43%) CSS3
6 4 (11.43%) HTML5
6 4 (11.43%) Symfony
7 3 (8.57%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
7 3 (8.57%) React
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) Yii
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 29 (82.86%) E-Commerce
3 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (71.43%) OO
4 25 (71.43%) OOP
5 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) SEO
6 4 (11.43%) Time Management
7 3 (8.57%) Brand Management
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 25 (71.43%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) PHP
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Google