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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 91 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% 0.84% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 2.44% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
485 328 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.80% 34.42% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 359 223 252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Chelmsford - 3 £31,250 -
Colchester +3 2 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Basildon +6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Brentwood - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (61.90%) HTML
1 26 (61.90%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 24 (57.14%) Web Development
4 23 (54.76%) Web Application Development
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (50.00%) CSS
7 20 (47.62%) JBoss
7 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
8 19 (45.24%) Web Services
9 18 (42.86%) OO
10 17 (40.48%) .NET
10 17 (40.48%) C#
10 17 (40.48%) OOD
11 16 (38.10%) Spring
12 15 (35.71%) MVC
12 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
12 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
13 13 (30.95%) ITIL
14 12 (28.57%) Oracle
14 12 (28.57%) Hibernate
14 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
15 11 (26.19%) SEO
15 11 (26.19%) IIS
16 9 (21.43%) Struts
16 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
16 9 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (21.43%) jQuery
17 8 (19.05%) Maven
17 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (47.62%) JBoss
2 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (26.19%) IIS
4 6 (14.29%) GlassFish
4 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
1 8 (19.05%) Ant
1 8 (19.05%) JUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Gradle
3 5 (11.90%) Mockito
3 5 (11.90%) jMock
4 2 (4.76%) ArgoUML
4 2 (4.76%) Cactus
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.76%) JProfiler
4 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Redmine
4 2 (4.76%) Rational Rose
4 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Junior
8 4 (9.52%) Junior Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Graduate
9 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Graduate Java Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Tester
10 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
11 1 (2.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) CSS
3 19 (45.24%) Web Services
4 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 16 (38.10%) Spring
6 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 9 (21.43%) Struts
8 9 (21.43%) jQuery
9 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 8 (19.05%) J2EE
10 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 6 (14.29%) JMS
12 5 (11.90%) XML
12 5 (11.90%) JPA
13 4 (9.52%) HTML5
13 4 (9.52%) CSS3
13 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
14 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
14 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Life Science
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Web Development
2 23 (54.76%) Web Application Development
3 18 (42.86%) OO
4 17 (40.48%) OOD
5 15 (35.71%) MVC
6 13 (30.95%) ITIL
7 11 (26.19%) SEO
8 9 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) OOP
10 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.14%) Validation
11 3 (7.14%) Web Design
11 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
12 2 (4.76%) Logistics
12 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
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