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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 34 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 29 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.04% 1.69% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.47% 5.83% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £34,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
166 103 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.58% 29.10% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 115 89 108
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,640 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) RESTful
3 27 (54.00%) Java
4 26 (52.00%) Ruby
5 25 (50.00%) Scrum
5 25 (50.00%) Scala
6 24 (48.00%) Linux
6 24 (48.00%) TDD
6 24 (48.00%) JSON
6 24 (48.00%) MongoDB
6 24 (48.00%) NoSQL
6 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
7 23 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (34.00%) HTML
9 15 (30.00%) JIRA
10 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
10 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
11 12 (24.00%) Python
11 12 (24.00%) HTML5
12 11 (22.00%) PHP
12 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (22.00%) Firewall
12 11 (22.00%) MVC
12 11 (22.00%) Django
12 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
13 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 10 (20.00%) Spring
13 10 (20.00%) Web Development
13 10 (20.00%) Selenium
13 10 (20.00%) Zend

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (20.00%) Confluence
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) Drupal
2 5 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) MongoDB
1 24 (48.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.00%) JIRA
3 10 (20.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.00%) Banking
1 5 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 10 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Lead Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Operations Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Web Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Support
5 2 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Designer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) RESTful
2 24 (48.00%) JSON
3 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
5 12 (24.00%) HTML5
6 11 (22.00%) Django
7 10 (20.00%) Laravel
7 10 (20.00%) Spring
8 6 (12.00%) CSS
9 5 (10.00%) Symfony
9 5 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (10.00%) CakePHP
9 5 (10.00%) LAMP
10 2 (4.00%) Middleware
11 1 (2.00%) Java EE
11 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
11 1 (2.00%) jQuery
11 1 (2.00%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) HACMP
2 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.00%) Physics
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) AIX
2 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Scrum
3 24 (48.00%) TDD
4 23 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.00%) MVC
6 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.00%) Kanban
7 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (20.00%) Web Development
8 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.00%) Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Web Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Content Management
10 2 (4.00%) OO
10 2 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL
10 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) Ruby
3 25 (50.00%) Scala
4 12 (24.00%) Python
5 11 (22.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Zend
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Sencha
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago