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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 94 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 1.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.54% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £33,900
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 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
1072 1105 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.01% 76.47% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 835 908 639
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 3 £45,000 -
Harlow +3 2 £65,000 +47.72%
Chelmsford - 1 £25,000 - 2
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) J2EE
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) JUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Automotive
5 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
5 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
6 6 (46.15%) Web Development
6 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
6 6 (46.15%) jMock
6 6 (46.15%) Mockito
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Spring
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Struts
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) JBoss
7 4 (30.77%) Swing
7 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) JPA
7 4 (30.77%) Degree

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) jMock
2 6 (46.15%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) DbUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Redmine
4 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) Cactus
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) ArgoUML
4 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 7 (53.85%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Struts
4 4 (30.77%) Swing
4 4 (30.77%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
Essex
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago