The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk 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 44 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.34% 0.26% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.87% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 115 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 28.67% 29.79% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 73 108 103
Average salary £31,750 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.22% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,050 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Open Source
Salary Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Norfolk region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Norfolk

Open Source
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 1 £25,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) PHP4
2 1 (50.00%) Smarty
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WML
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) WML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
1 1 (50.00%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend