The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 42 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.58% 0.86% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.04% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Median salary £58,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.90% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,250 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.88%
Open Source
Suffolk

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 385 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 87.11% 82.44% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 285 347 191
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
4 5 (31.25%) User Experience
5 4 (25.00%) Reinsurance
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) LAMP
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) Tomcat

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Development Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Development Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Engineering Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Product Development Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) CSS3
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle