The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 42 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.35% 3.85% 3.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 9.84% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
West Sussex

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

Miscellaneous Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 61 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 58.82% 39.10% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £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 Horsham

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Horsham

Open Source
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA