The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 77 90 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 3 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.35% 0.29% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 0.80% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 41
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £39,200 £30,507
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
385 377 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.62% 36.15% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 273 313 429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,700 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (60.00%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) OO
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 14 (40.00%) MySQL
4 14 (40.00%) Apache
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
6 9 (25.71%) Spring
6 9 (25.71%) DHTML
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 9 (25.71%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (25.71%) Use Case
6 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) HTTP
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) J2EE
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) JDBC
6 9 (25.71%) JSP
6 9 (25.71%) Servlets
6 9 (25.71%) Struts
6 9 (25.71%) XML
6 9 (25.71%) JMS
7 8 (22.86%) BDD
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (22.86%) Tomcat

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (40.00%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 4 (11.43%) Mule
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
1 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) SS7
2 3 (8.57%) H.323
2 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.57%) ISDN
2 3 (8.57%) PBX
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) HBase
3 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 4 (11.43%) CouchDB
4 4 (11.43%) MariaDB
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Legal
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Banking
5 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
2 9 (25.71%) J2EE Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.43%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) J2EE
1 9 (25.71%) CSS
1 9 (25.71%) JDBC
1 9 (25.71%) JSP
1 9 (25.71%) Servlets
1 9 (25.71%) Struts
1 9 (25.71%) XML
1 9 (25.71%) JMS
1 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
1 9 (25.71%) Spring
1 9 (25.71%) DHTML
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (17.14%) Java SE
3 5 (14.29%) Java EE
4 4 (11.43%) Play Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
5 3 (8.57%) LAMP
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) CentOS
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) OO
3 9 (25.71%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (25.71%) Use Case
3 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) OOP
7 5 (14.29%) MapReduce
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Coaching
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 6 (17.14%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCIE
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCVP
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Flume
1 5 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
1 6 (17.14%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Dialogic
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore