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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 97 62 96
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 3.37% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 4.16% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average 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
957 794 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.11% 81.10% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 826 714 842
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £58,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Dartford -1 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
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%) Desktop Support
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%) Linux Support
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) 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%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
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++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
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