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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 80 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.97% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £47,000 £39,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
780 913 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.32% 85.01% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 696 809 735
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Sevenoaks - 6 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £45,000 -
Chatham - 1 £27,500 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) JMeter
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner

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 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Gatling
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Kanban
1 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
1 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Information Management
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) VMware