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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 36 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.63% 1.89% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.71% 7.69% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 16
Average salary £35,232 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.40% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £33,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
198 182 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.20% 24.56% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 161 154 146
Average salary £35,232 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +26 41 £35,232 +8.40% 6
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (81.82%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Python
4 18 (40.91%) Ruby
4 18 (40.91%) Scala
4 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 17 (38.64%) CSS
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
5 17 (38.64%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) Scrum
6 16 (36.36%) JUnit
6 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Google
7 15 (34.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (34.09%) Django
7 15 (34.09%) Guice
7 15 (34.09%) REST
7 15 (34.09%) Play Framework
8 14 (31.82%) C#
9 13 (29.55%) Spring
9 13 (29.55%) HTML5
9 13 (29.55%) Degree
10 12 (27.27%) JSON
10 12 (27.27%) Web Development
10 12 (27.27%) Ajax
10 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.27%) CSS3
10 12 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (27.27%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Moodle
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) JUnit
3 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.27%) Subversion
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.82%) RSpec
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Grunt
7 1 (2.27%) Maven
7 1 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 4 (9.09%) Publishing
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) CSS
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (34.09%) Django
2 15 (34.09%) Guice
2 15 (34.09%) REST
2 15 (34.09%) Play Framework
3 13 (29.55%) Spring
3 13 (29.55%) HTML5
4 12 (27.27%) JSON
4 12 (27.27%) Ajax
4 12 (27.27%) CSS3
5 9 (20.45%) RESTful
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) SOAP
8 3 (6.82%) .NET
9 1 (2.27%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Psychology
1 6 (13.64%) Human Factors
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) VLE
4 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Web Development
4 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 12 (27.27%) User Stories
5 9 (20.45%) Web Design
5 9 (20.45%) OWASP
6 6 (13.64%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.64%) Usability Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Market Research
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Python
2 18 (40.91%) Ruby
2 18 (40.91%) Scala
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 14 (31.82%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) IIBA
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.82%) collectd
2 3 (6.82%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Google
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Blackboard
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus (Including paid overtime & excellent benefits)
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago