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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 46 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.98% 1.15% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 5.81% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
153 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.52% 19.77% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 92 60 69
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 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Finance
3 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 21 (42.86%) Java
4 19 (38.78%) Python
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
5 18 (36.73%) Ruby
5 18 (36.73%) Scala
5 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
6 17 (34.69%) HTML5
7 16 (32.65%) JUnit
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
8 15 (30.61%) REST
8 15 (30.61%) Google
8 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (30.61%) Degree
8 15 (30.61%) Django
8 15 (30.61%) Guice
8 15 (30.61%) Play Framework
9 14 (28.57%) RESTful
10 13 (26.53%) Web Development
10 13 (26.53%) Spring
11 12 (24.49%) Ajax
11 12 (24.49%) Subversion
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
11 12 (24.49%) HTTP
11 12 (24.49%) JSON
11 12 (24.49%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 5 (10.20%) CMS
1 5 (10.20%) Drupal
1 5 (10.20%) WordPress
1 5 (10.20%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) JUnit
3 12 (24.49%) Subversion
3 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.24%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) RSpec
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 36 (73.47%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Publishing
4 3 (6.12%) Games
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Designer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) HTML5
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (30.61%) Django
4 15 (30.61%) Guice
4 15 (30.61%) REST
4 15 (30.61%) Play Framework
5 14 (28.57%) RESTful
6 13 (26.53%) Spring
7 12 (24.49%) Ajax
7 12 (24.49%) JSON
7 12 (24.49%) CSS3
8 5 (10.20%) Laravel
8 5 (10.20%) CakePHP
9 4 (8.16%) .NET
9 4 (8.16%) SOAP
10 3 (6.12%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) Sensu
11 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Psychology
1 6 (12.24%) Human Factors
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.04%) VLE
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Web Development
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) User Stories
5 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) OWASP
7 8 (16.33%) OO
7 8 (16.33%) Content Management
7 8 (16.33%) Web Analytics
7 8 (16.33%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Usability Testing
8 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Market Research
9 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) Python
3 18 (36.73%) Ruby
3 18 (36.73%) Scala
4 12 (24.49%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) IIBA
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) collectd
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Zend
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Blackboard
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