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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 96 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 1.00% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.85% 3.83% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 7
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
456 313 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.93% 26.00% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 331 254 186
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 8 £31,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £40,000 -
West Malling - 2 £60,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £53,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
1 12 (63.16%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
2 8 (42.11%) Node.js
2 8 (42.11%) OO PHP
3 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Drupal
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) IIS
7 2 (10.53%) VB
7 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
7 2 (10.53%) XHTML
7 2 (10.53%) WebTrends
7 2 (10.53%) SEO
7 2 (10.53%) NetBeans
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Dojo
7 2 (10.53%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (42.11%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) WebTrends
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) NetBeans
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.26%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Backbone.js
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) XHTML
4 2 (10.53%) Dojo
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) OO PHP
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) EXIN
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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