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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 77 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.64% 0.42% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% 1.61% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 28
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
351 249 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.28% 26.27% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 265 218 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,815 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (64.10%) OO
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) MySQL
4 17 (43.59%) HTML
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) Apache
5 16 (41.03%) CSS
6 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
6 14 (35.90%) Spring
6 14 (35.90%) Maven
6 14 (35.90%) Ajax
6 14 (35.90%) JDBC
6 14 (35.90%) JSP
6 14 (35.90%) Servlets
6 14 (35.90%) Struts
6 14 (35.90%) XML
6 14 (35.90%) Ant
6 14 (35.90%) JUnit
6 14 (35.90%) J2EE
6 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) DHTML
6 14 (35.90%) JMS
6 14 (35.90%) HTTP
6 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.90%) UML
6 14 (35.90%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (35.90%) Dojo
6 14 (35.90%) Use Case
6 14 (35.90%) JPA
6 14 (35.90%) Software Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (41.03%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
1 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) HBase
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Maven
1 14 (35.90%) Ant
1 14 (35.90%) JUnit
2 11 (28.21%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Lead Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Senior Java Developer
3 14 (35.90%) J2EE Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
3 14 (35.90%) Spring
3 14 (35.90%) Ajax
3 14 (35.90%) JDBC
3 14 (35.90%) JSP
3 14 (35.90%) Servlets
3 14 (35.90%) Struts
3 14 (35.90%) XML
3 14 (35.90%) J2EE
3 14 (35.90%) DHTML
3 14 (35.90%) JMS
3 14 (35.90%) Dojo
3 14 (35.90%) JPA
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) LAMP
6 4 (10.26%) Java SE
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) OO
2 14 (35.90%) UML
2 14 (35.90%) OOA/OOD
2 14 (35.90%) Use Case
2 14 (35.90%) Software Architecture
3 11 (28.21%) OOP
4 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) MapReduce
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.69%) Product Management
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) HDFS
1 3 (7.69%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) VMware