The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 69 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.54% 5.61% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 17.08% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 40 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,232 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.53% +8.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
296 240 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.95% 32.83% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 245 182 196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Open Source
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Open Source Salary Trend in the North East

Open Source
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -35 11 £40,000 +13.53% 6
Durham - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) JIRA
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) R
6 7 (21.21%) Tableau
6 7 (21.21%) Cloudera
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Web Development
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Ruby
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Teradata
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) QlikView
6 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.21%) Pentaho
6 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (21.21%) Cognos
6 7 (21.21%) SAS
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Business Objects

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (21.21%) SAS
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) QlikView
2 7 (21.21%) Pentaho
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (3.03%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Sahi
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) SAS BI Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.06%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 5 (15.15%) Symfony
3 5 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (15.15%) RESTful
3 5 (15.15%) Laravel
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) Django
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.06%) HACMP
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby
2 7 (21.21%) R
3 6 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Clojure
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) GPFS
2 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Business Objects
2 7 (21.21%) Cognos
2 7 (21.21%) Teradata
2 7 (21.21%) Tableau
2 7 (21.21%) Cloudera
3 5 (15.15%) Zend
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) HP
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