The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 31 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.74% 4.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 5.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £70,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
Kent

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 118 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 85.93% 79.73% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 108 97 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
1 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Zend
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) PEAR
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Yii
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Python

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) PEAR
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) Yii
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) Symfony
2 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Zend
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter
3 2 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) Google