The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.79% 0.22% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.62% 1.23% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 81 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.06% 18.20% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 103 56 83
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

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 Miscellaneous 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (70.59%) Finance
3 22 (43.14%) HTML
4 21 (41.18%) Java
5 19 (37.25%) Python
5 19 (37.25%) Scrum
6 18 (35.29%) Ruby
6 18 (35.29%) Scala
6 18 (35.29%) HTML5
6 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
7 16 (31.37%) JUnit
7 16 (31.37%) CSS
8 15 (29.41%) Google
8 15 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (29.41%) Django
8 15 (29.41%) Guice
8 15 (29.41%) REST
8 15 (29.41%) Play Framework
9 14 (27.45%) Web Development
10 13 (25.49%) RESTful
10 13 (25.49%) Spring
11 12 (23.53%) Ajax
11 12 (23.53%) Subversion
11 12 (23.53%) C#
11 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
11 12 (23.53%) HTTP
11 12 (23.53%) CSS3
11 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (7.84%) Drupal
1 4 (7.84%) WordPress
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe CQ
1 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Moodle
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (31.37%) JUnit
3 12 (23.53%) Subversion
3 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.76%) Selenium
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) RSpec
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) Grunt
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Publishing
2 4 (7.84%) Games
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Designer
4 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Designer
5 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Digital Designer
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
2 18 (35.29%) HTML5
3 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 15 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (29.41%) Django
4 15 (29.41%) Guice
4 15 (29.41%) REST
4 15 (29.41%) Play Framework
5 13 (25.49%) RESTful
5 13 (25.49%) Spring
6 12 (23.53%) Ajax
6 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 12 (23.53%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) .NET
8 4 (7.84%) CakePHP
8 4 (7.84%) Laravel
8 4 (7.84%) SOAP
9 3 (5.88%) Sensu
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
10 1 (1.96%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Psychology
1 6 (11.76%) Human Factors
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) Blog
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Physics
5 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
3 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
4 14 (27.45%) Web Development
5 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (23.53%) User Stories
6 9 (17.65%) OO
6 9 (17.65%) Web Design
6 9 (17.65%) OWASP
7 7 (13.73%) Content Management
7 7 (13.73%) Web Analytics
7 7 (13.73%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) Market Research
8 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing
8 6 (11.76%) MVC
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) Python
3 18 (35.29%) Ruby
3 18 (35.29%) Scala
4 12 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) IIBA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) collectd
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Zend
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Blackboard
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