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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 31 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.57% 4.55% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.78% 10.07% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
Average salary £35,000 £19,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
92 139 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.51% 45.13% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 78 133 149
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) CMS
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) PHP
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (46.67%) Joomla!
5 7 (46.67%) Symfony
5 7 (46.67%) Zend
5 7 (46.67%) Drupal
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) WordPress
5 7 (46.67%) Laravel
5 7 (46.67%) OO PHP
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) Line Management
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Adobe
8 3 (20.00%) LAMP
8 3 (20.00%) Web Design
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) CMS
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) Joomla!
3 7 (46.67%) Drupal
3 7 (46.67%) WordPress
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) osCommerce
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Web Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) Symfony
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) Laravel
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) CakePHP
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) OO PHP
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP5
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe