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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 45 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.06% 1.06% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.38% 4.35% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 11
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
128 69 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.65% 24.47% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 108
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,010 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,129 £45,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Java
3 28 (54.90%) Ruby
3 28 (54.90%) RESTful
4 27 (52.94%) Scala
4 27 (52.94%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) TDD
5 25 (49.02%) JSON
5 25 (49.02%) Linux
5 25 (49.02%) MongoDB
5 25 (49.02%) NoSQL
5 25 (49.02%) Jenkins
6 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 16 (31.37%) JIRA
9 14 (27.45%) Automated Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Python
9 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
10 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
10 13 (25.49%) Django
10 13 (25.49%) HTML5
11 11 (21.57%) Puppet
11 11 (21.57%) Confluence
11 11 (21.57%) Selenium
11 11 (21.57%) Kanban
11 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
11 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
11 11 (21.57%) Spring
11 11 (21.57%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.88%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) MongoDB
1 25 (49.02%) NoSQL
2 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Jenkins
2 16 (31.37%) JIRA
3 11 (21.57%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Web Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Support
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.92%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Designer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) RESTful
2 25 (49.02%) JSON
3 18 (35.29%) HTML
4 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
5 13 (25.49%) Django
5 13 (25.49%) HTML5
6 11 (21.57%) Spring
7 8 (15.69%) Laravel
8 6 (11.76%) CSS
9 5 (9.80%) LAMP
9 5 (9.80%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (9.80%) Symfony
10 3 (5.88%) CakePHP
11 2 (3.92%) Middleware
12 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
12 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (1.96%) SproutCore
12 1 (1.96%) jQuery
12 1 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) HACMP
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) AIX
2 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) Scrum
3 25 (49.02%) TDD
4 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (27.45%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
7 11 (21.57%) Kanban
7 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
7 11 (21.57%) Web Development
8 9 (17.65%) MVC
8 9 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.88%) Analytics
10 3 (5.88%) Content Management
10 3 (5.88%) Web Analytics
11 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
11 2 (3.92%) Service Management
11 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.92%) OO
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) Ruby
3 27 (52.94%) Scala
4 14 (27.45%) Python
5 9 (17.65%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
1 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Zend
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Sencha
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