The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 47 52 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.20% 2.79% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 3.44% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 40
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £28,636
10% offered a salary of more than £50,584 £39,500 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 407 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.84% 81.08% 81.78%
Number of salaries quoted 345 318 354
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,636
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £46,983 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (50.00%) HTML
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 12 (40.00%) OO
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) C#
4 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) PHP
7 8 (26.67%) MySQL
7 8 (26.67%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Python
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) C
9 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (16.67%) nginx
10 5 (16.67%) Redis
10 5 (16.67%) Big Data
10 5 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (16.67%) Ruby
10 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) Marketing
11 4 (13.33%) Selenium
11 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
11 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
11 4 (13.33%) Cucumber

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) Big Data
3 5 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
1 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) React
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) Django
8 1 (3.33%) Laravel
8 1 (3.33%) REST
8 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) OO
3 10 (33.33%) SDLC
4 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Web Development
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) SFIA
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) C
6 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) Ruby
7 4 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CITP
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) webMethods
2 2 (6.67%) WSO2
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