The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 49 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.56% 1.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.57% 5.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

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

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
213 106 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.94% 23.66% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 134 87 72
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,425 £23,105 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Finance
3 21 (47.73%) Java
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) HTML
6 17 (38.64%) Ruby
6 17 (38.64%) Scala
6 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
7 16 (36.36%) RESTful
7 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
8 15 (34.09%) HTML5
8 15 (34.09%) Python
9 14 (31.82%) Line Management
10 13 (29.55%) Play Framework
10 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) JSON
11 12 (27.27%) Web Development
11 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 12 (27.27%) Django
11 12 (27.27%) Linux
12 11 (25.00%) JUnit
12 11 (25.00%) CSS
12 11 (25.00%) Spring
13 10 (22.73%) Google
13 10 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
13 10 (22.73%) Guice
13 10 (22.73%) REST
13 10 (22.73%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
1 5 (11.36%) Drupal
1 5 (11.36%) WordPress
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) JUnit
3 8 (18.18%) Subversion
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) RSpec
5 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) RESTful
3 15 (34.09%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) Play Framework
4 13 (29.55%) JSON
5 12 (27.27%) Django
6 11 (25.00%) Spring
6 11 (25.00%) CSS
7 10 (22.73%) Guice
7 10 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (22.73%) REST
8 8 (18.18%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) Ajax
9 5 (11.36%) CakePHP
9 5 (11.36%) Laravel
10 4 (9.09%) .NET
11 3 (6.82%) SOAP
12 2 (4.55%) Web Services
12 2 (4.55%) Sensu
13 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Psychology
3 4 (9.09%) Human Factors
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Blog
6 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.27%) VLE
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 14 (31.82%) Line Management
5 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.27%) Web Development
7 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 9 (20.45%) TDD
9 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (18.18%) User Stories
10 7 (15.91%) Content Management
10 7 (15.91%) OO
10 7 (15.91%) Web Analytics
10 7 (15.91%) Analytics
11 6 (13.64%) Web Design
11 6 (13.64%) MVC
11 6 (13.64%) OWASP
12 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) Ruby
2 17 (38.64%) Scala
3 15 (34.09%) Python
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) IIBA
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) collectd
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Zend
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Blackboard
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