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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 92 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 2.84% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 3.39% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 19
Median salary £33,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
889 825 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.63% 83.76% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 778 739 830
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Gatling
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TestNG
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware