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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 62 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.97% 0.44% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 2.04% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 19
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
216 147 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.15% 21.68% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 146 114 140
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 £27,000 £22,500
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 30 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 +4 8 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Finance
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) Python
5 19 (38.78%) Scrum
6 18 (36.73%) Ruby
6 18 (36.73%) Scala
6 18 (36.73%) HTML5
6 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 16 (32.65%) Degree
7 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
7 16 (32.65%) JUnit
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 15 (30.61%) Google
8 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (30.61%) Django
8 15 (30.61%) Guice
8 15 (30.61%) REST
8 15 (30.61%) Play Framework
9 14 (28.57%) Web Development
10 13 (26.53%) Spring
11 12 (24.49%) Subversion
11 12 (24.49%) HTTP
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
11 12 (24.49%) Ajax
11 12 (24.49%) JSON
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (24.49%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.12%) CMS
1 3 (6.12%) Drupal
1 3 (6.12%) WordPress
1 3 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.04%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
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%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) RSpec
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 36 (73.47%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Publishing
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Designer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) 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 13 (26.53%) Spring
6 12 (24.49%) Ajax
6 12 (24.49%) JSON
6 12 (24.49%) CSS3
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) SOAP
9 3 (6.12%) Sensu
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) CakePHP
9 3 (6.12%) Laravel
10 1 (2.04%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Psychology
1 6 (12.24%) Human Factors
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) VLE
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 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Web Development
5 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (24.49%) User Stories
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) OWASP
7 6 (12.24%) Content Management
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Usability Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Web Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Market Research
7 6 (12.24%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
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 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) IIBA
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 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Blackboard
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