The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 63 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.85% 0.75% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 3.45% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 21
Average salary - £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 145 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.63% 21.67% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 142 111 138
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

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 25 July 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
Tyne and Wear +6 7 - - 6
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (75.00%) Finance
3 21 (43.75%) HTML
4 20 (41.67%) Java
5 19 (39.58%) Python
5 19 (39.58%) Scrum
6 18 (37.50%) Ruby
6 18 (37.50%) Scala
6 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 17 (35.42%) HTML5
8 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 16 (33.33%) JUnit
8 16 (33.33%) CSS
9 15 (31.25%) REST
9 15 (31.25%) Google
9 15 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (31.25%) Degree
9 15 (31.25%) Django
9 15 (31.25%) Guice
9 15 (31.25%) Play Framework
10 14 (29.17%) Web Development
11 13 (27.08%) Spring
12 12 (25.00%) Subversion
12 12 (25.00%) HTTP
12 12 (25.00%) C#
12 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (25.00%) Ajax
12 12 (25.00%) JSON
12 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
1 3 (6.25%) Drupal
1 3 (6.25%) WordPress
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Moodle
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (33.33%) JUnit
3 12 (25.00%) Subversion
3 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) RSpec
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) Grunt
7 1 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Publishing
2 4 (8.33%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) HTML5
3 16 (33.33%) CSS
4 15 (31.25%) REST
4 15 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (31.25%) Django
4 15 (31.25%) Guice
4 15 (31.25%) Play Framework
5 13 (27.08%) Spring
6 12 (25.00%) Ajax
6 12 (25.00%) CSS3
6 12 (25.00%) RESTful
6 12 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (10.42%) .NET
8 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 3 (6.25%) Web Services
9 3 (6.25%) Laravel
9 3 (6.25%) Sensu
9 3 (6.25%) CakePHP
10 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Psychology
1 6 (12.50%) Human Factors
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Scrum
3 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Web Development
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.00%) User Stories
5 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.75%) Web Design
6 9 (18.75%) OWASP
7 8 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) Content Management
8 6 (12.50%) Web Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.50%) Market Research
8 6 (12.50%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 18 (37.50%) Ruby
3 18 (37.50%) Scala
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) IIBA
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) collectd
2 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 3 (6.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Blackboard
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £33,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (plus excellent benefits package and paid overtime)
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 16 days ago