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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 41 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.38% 1.28% 2.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.96% 4.28% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 19
Average salary £35,232 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.10% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,746 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
274 187 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.96% 29.92% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 203 153 162
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,274 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram 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 22 December 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 34 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Durham - 6 £46,000 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) Scrum
3 32 (47.76%) Java
4 31 (46.27%) RESTful
5 28 (41.79%) HTML
5 28 (41.79%) Ruby
6 26 (38.81%) Linux
7 25 (37.31%) Scala
7 25 (37.31%) MongoDB
7 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
8 24 (35.82%) NoSQL
8 24 (35.82%) TDD
8 24 (35.82%) JSON
9 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (29.85%) HTML5
11 18 (26.87%) MVC
12 17 (25.37%) CSS
13 15 (22.39%) Python
13 15 (22.39%) JIRA
13 15 (22.39%) Web Development
14 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
14 14 (20.90%) Play Framework
15 12 (17.91%) Marketing
15 12 (17.91%) PHP
15 12 (17.91%) Firewall
16 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
16 11 (16.42%) Django
16 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
16 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (14.93%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) CMS
3 5 (7.46%) Drupal
3 5 (7.46%) WordPress
3 5 (7.46%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) MongoDB
2 24 (35.82%) NoSQL
3 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.96%) MySQL
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.39%) JIRA
3 10 (14.93%) Selenium
4 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.46%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (17.91%) Marketing
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
2 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Lead Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Web Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Head of Technology
6 3 (4.48%) Head of Development
7 2 (2.99%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (2.99%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) UNIX Support
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) RESTful
2 28 (41.79%) HTML
3 24 (35.82%) JSON
4 20 (29.85%) HTML5
5 17 (25.37%) CSS
6 14 (20.90%) Play Framework
7 11 (16.42%) Django
8 10 (14.93%) Spring
8 10 (14.93%) Laravel
9 9 (13.43%) jQuery
10 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 8 (11.94%) CSS3
11 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.45%) WCF
12 5 (7.46%) Symfony
12 5 (7.46%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (7.46%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Blog
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) HACMP
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) AIX
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) Scrum
3 24 (35.82%) TDD
4 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.87%) MVC
6 15 (22.39%) Web Development
7 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
8 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
8 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.93%) Kanban
10 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (11.94%) Web Application Development
12 7 (10.45%) Graceful Degradation
12 7 (10.45%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (10.45%) Data Management
13 6 (8.96%) DevOps
14 5 (7.46%) Content Management
14 5 (7.46%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) Ruby
3 25 (37.31%) Scala
4 15 (22.39%) Python
5 12 (17.91%) PHP
6 8 (11.94%) C#
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) SQL
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) MCTS
2 7 (10.45%) MCITP
2 7 (10.45%) MCPD
2 7 (10.45%) MCP
2 7 (10.45%) MCSD
2 7 (10.45%) MCSE
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) GPFS
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Puppet
1 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) logstash
2 1 (1.49%) Kibana
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Zend
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Adobe
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Sencha
6 1 (1.49%) F5
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