The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 25 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.68% 1.17% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.78% 3.77% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45 53 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.32% 30.99% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 91
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Open Source
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Farnborough region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Farnborough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) Golang
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Games
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) STL
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) POSIX

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) Pthreads
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) Golang
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) i2