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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 84 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 1.81% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Maidstone -3 1 £70,000 +70.73%
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (56.52%) PHP
2 23 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
4 16 (34.78%) Python
4 16 (34.78%) Ruby
5 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
5 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
6 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (28.26%) VLAN
6 13 (28.26%) Migration
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
6 13 (28.26%) LAN
6 13 (28.26%) WAN
6 13 (28.26%) DHCP
6 13 (28.26%) DNS
6 13 (28.26%) Cisco
6 13 (28.26%) CCNP
6 13 (28.26%) CCNA
6 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
6 13 (28.26%) MPLS
7 12 (26.09%) MySQL
7 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 12 (26.09%) React
7 12 (26.09%) Node.js
7 12 (26.09%) Backbone.js
7 12 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
8 11 (23.91%) Zend
8 11 (23.91%) HTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (26.09%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) LAN
1 13 (28.26%) WAN
1 13 (28.26%) DHCP
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
1 13 (28.26%) MPLS
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
1 13 (28.26%) VLAN
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 4 (8.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
3 7 (15.22%) PEAR
4 4 (8.70%) PHPUnit
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Web Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Open Source Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Network Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Data Scientist
8 4 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Junior
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Backbone.js
1 12 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
1 12 (26.09%) React
2 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 9 (19.57%) Symfony
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (15.22%) Yii
6 5 (10.87%) Google Maps API
6 5 (10.87%) XHTML
7 4 (8.70%) LAMP
7 4 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) Laravel
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.35%) SignalR
8 2 (4.35%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.35%) .NET
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 5 (10.87%) Social Media
4 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) Migration
2 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (15.22%) OO
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) BDD
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 4 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Android Development
7 2 (4.35%) OOD
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) OOP
8 1 (2.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) PHP
2 23 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) Python
3 16 (34.78%) Ruby
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) R
6 2 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) PHP5
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CCNP
1 13 (28.26%) CCNA
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco
1 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
2 11 (23.91%) Zend
3 8 (17.39%) Twitter
4 7 (15.22%) Google
5 5 (10.87%) Facebook
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