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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 50 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.57% 4.17% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 5.32% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% +84.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
294 188 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.00% 78.33% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 250 164 222
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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
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 2 September 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Symfony
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago