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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 70 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.01% 0.54% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.61% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 23
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,903 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +6.45%
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
732 985 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 92.08% 88.66% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 629 877 921
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Chatham - 4 £43,750 -
Maidstone - 3 £67,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £30,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 11 (45.83%) Web Services
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) User Experience
5 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) XHTML
3 4 (16.67%) XSLT
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) React
5 2 (8.33%) Redux
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
5 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) ECMAScript
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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