The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 91 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.56% 1.62% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.12% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £54,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
887 753 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.36% 76.06% 78.30%
Number of salaries quoted 727 622 616
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Gloucestershire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham +8 3 £45,000 -16.66%
Gloucester -17 2 £33,750 -6.25%
Stroud - 1 £47,500 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (40.91%) Perl
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Time Management
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) BigTable
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) TestNG
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) LESS
2 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Time Management
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) CMMI
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) CEH
4 1 (4.55%) GCIA
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 2 (9.09%) HDFS
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) yum
1 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle