The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 20 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.79% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.49% 1.07% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
364 281 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.53% 26.76% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 308 224 185
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
South East

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 Miscellaneous 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
West Malling - 7 £65,000 -
Maidstone - 6 £41,000 -
Dartford -11 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) PHP
3 17 (50.00%) MySQL
4 16 (47.06%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) OO
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
7 9 (26.47%) Eclipse
7 9 (26.47%) VB
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
7 9 (26.47%) NetBeans
7 9 (26.47%) Spring
7 9 (26.47%) Maven
7 9 (26.47%) Dojo
8 8 (23.53%) Node.js
8 8 (23.53%) Backbone.js
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 8 (23.53%) OO PHP
9 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) Drupal
12 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
12 4 (11.76%) OOP
12 4 (11.76%) C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (23.53%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) VRRP
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) IPsec
1 2 (5.88%) VLAN
1 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) Star Schema
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Eclipse
1 9 (26.47%) NetBeans
1 9 (26.47%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Technical Design Authority
3 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Dojo
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) Backbone.js
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) CSS3
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) XSLT
5 2 (5.88%) Memcached
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.94%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) FreeBSD
3 2 (5.88%) Debian
3 2 (5.88%) OpenBSD
3 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) OO
2 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) OO PHP
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Unified Process
7 2 (5.88%) AOP
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) RUP
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) PHP
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) VB
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) C
7 2 (5.88%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Squid
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Sony
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 8 days ago