The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.72% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Kent

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

Miscellaneous Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.90% 19.15% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 15
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Open Source
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Maidstone

Open Source
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
6 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 1 (14.29%) Sony
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (57.14%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sony