The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 36 35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames - 1.35% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.90% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
64 69 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 35.16% 46.62% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 73
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Open Source
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Open Source
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat