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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 36 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.14% 2.88% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.52% 6.30% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Average salary £32,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.85% -13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,600 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
138 127 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 48.08% 45.68% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 121 106 101
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
1 13 (65.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) CMS
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) UNIX
5 7 (35.00%) PHP
5 7 (35.00%) MySQL
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Apache
5 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (35.00%) Joomla!
5 7 (35.00%) Symfony
5 7 (35.00%) Zend
5 7 (35.00%) Drupal
5 7 (35.00%) WordPress
5 7 (35.00%) Laravel
5 7 (35.00%) Line Management
5 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (50.00%) CMS
2 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) Joomla!
2 7 (35.00%) Drupal
2 7 (35.00%) WordPress
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
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%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
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 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Web Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) Laravel
3 7 (35.00%) Symfony
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) OSGi
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
1 3 (15.00%) DataPower
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO
1 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
1 7 (35.00%) Line Management
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Posted: 3 days ago