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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 94 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.085% 1.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 1.64% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
929 852 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.93% 72.45% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 678 703 754
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) Swing
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Automotive
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (44.44%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) jMock
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Cactus
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Redmine
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Xcode
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Swing
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Struts
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
Essex
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago