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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 49 23 53
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.39% 7.80% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 24.35% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 9
Average salary £43,609 £35,232 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.77% +6.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,146 £28,636 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £46,983 £35,300
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
176 115 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.26% 32.03% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 145 105 143
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 27 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (47.50%) Ruby
4 18 (45.00%) Scrum
5 17 (42.50%) Linux
5 17 (42.50%) Scala
6 16 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (40.00%) RESTful
6 16 (40.00%) TDD
7 15 (37.50%) Python
7 15 (37.50%) JSON
7 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (35.00%) HTML
9 13 (32.50%) JIRA
10 9 (22.50%) Django
10 9 (22.50%) HTML5
10 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
11 8 (20.00%) Selenium
11 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (17.50%) Spring
12 7 (17.50%) Web Development
12 7 (17.50%) Kanban
12 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (17.50%) Puppet
12 7 (17.50%) Confluence
12 7 (17.50%) CSS
12 7 (17.50%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) Confluence
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MongoDB
2 16 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) QlikView
4 5 (12.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) Selenium
4 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (2.50%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.50%) Sahi
5 1 (2.50%) WATIR
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) SAS BI Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support
6 2 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) RESTful
2 15 (37.50%) JSON
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
4 9 (22.50%) Django
5 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
6 7 (17.50%) Spring
6 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 5 (12.50%) Symfony
7 5 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (12.50%) LAMP
7 5 (12.50%) Laravel
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
9 1 (2.50%) Web Services
9 1 (2.50%) XML
9 1 (2.50%) .NET
9 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.50%) SproutCore
9 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.00%) HACMP
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) AIX
2 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
3 16 (40.00%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Web Development
7 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
7 7 (17.50%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Business Analytics
9 5 (12.50%) Analytics
9 5 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) DevOps
10 2 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) Ruby
3 17 (42.50%) Scala
4 15 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 5 (12.50%) R
7 3 (7.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 5 (12.50%) Cognos
2 5 (12.50%) Teradata
2 5 (12.50%) Zend
2 5 (12.50%) Tableau
2 5 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Sencha
4 1 (2.50%) HP
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
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