The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 41 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.85% 3.58% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.48% 8.45% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 8
Average salary £38,750 £32,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.15% -26.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Open Source
Suffolk

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

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
116 142 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.56% 42.39% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 96 127 117
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 £23,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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 Ipswich

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Open Source
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Ipswich

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) CMS
5 8 (40.00%) PHP
5 8 (40.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Joomla!
5 8 (40.00%) Symfony
5 8 (40.00%) Zend
5 8 (40.00%) Drupal
5 8 (40.00%) WordPress
5 8 (40.00%) Laravel
5 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
5 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Line Management
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle
10 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (55.00%) CMS
2 8 (40.00%) Drupal
2 8 (40.00%) Joomla!
2 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) WordPress
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Web Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Web Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) jQuery
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Symfony
3 8 (40.00%) Laravel
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (15.00%) OSGi
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) OO
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
1 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) Line Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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