The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 93 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.08% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 6
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,050 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
Open Source
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
886 837 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.95% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 795 702 743
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 Kent

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Open Source
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Kent

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Kent

Open Source
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +3 1 £70,000 +85.43%
Tonbridge - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 20 (58.82%) PHP
2 19 (55.88%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) Ruby
4 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) MySQL
4 10 (29.41%) Backbone.js
5 9 (26.47%) Node.js
5 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
5 9 (26.47%) Apache Cordova
5 9 (26.47%) React
5 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
6 8 (23.53%) Zend
7 7 (20.59%) VLAN
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco
7 7 (20.59%) MPLS
7 7 (20.59%) Firewall
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) LAN
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
7 7 (20.59%) DHCP
7 7 (20.59%) DNS
7 7 (20.59%) CCNP
7 7 (20.59%) CCNA
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
7 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (26.47%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.88%) Alfresco
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) MPLS
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
1 7 (20.59%) VLAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) PEAR
3 4 (11.76%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) Grunt
5 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (8.82%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) PHP Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Network Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Junior
8 3 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Data Scientist
9 2 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Architect
10 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
1 10 (29.41%) Backbone.js
2 9 (26.47%) Apache Cordova
2 9 (26.47%) React
3 6 (17.65%) Symfony
3 6 (17.65%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (11.76%) Yii
5 4 (11.76%) Laravel
5 4 (11.76%) LAMP
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
7 2 (5.88%) XHTML
7 2 (5.88%) LINQ
7 2 (5.88%) Google Maps API
7 2 (5.88%) SignalR
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.76%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) PHP
2 19 (55.88%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) R
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) CCNP
1 7 (20.59%) CCNA
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Zend
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.71%) Twitter
4 3 (8.82%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) Facebook
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago