The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.50% 2.34% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 6.21% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 14
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Surrey

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

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
267 354 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 36.38% 37.70% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 244 304 324
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +27.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Guildford

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Guildford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 17 (54.84%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
4 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) QA
5 8 (25.81%) Load Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (19.35%) WordPress
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) PHP
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) JIRA
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) Android
8 5 (16.13%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
8 5 (16.13%) Android Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (19.35%) WordPress
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Drupal
3 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) SSH
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.68%) JMeter
4 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Ant
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.13%) AWS Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) REST
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) LAMP
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
5 3 (9.68%) Lucene
5 3 (9.68%) NHibernate
5 3 (9.68%) WCF
5 3 (9.68%) WPF
5 3 (9.68%) LINQ
5 3 (9.68%) Velocity
5 3 (9.68%) Kafka
5 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Android
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.81%) Load Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Android Development
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) SEO
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Content Management
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) MVVM
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Percussion
3 2 (6.45%) BT
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat