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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.82% 1.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £37,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
102 91 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 83.61% 77.78% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 94 88 65
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) PEAR
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PEAR
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Yii
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter