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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 67 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.83% 0.53% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.96% 2.07% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £43,609 £64,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.38% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £52,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £76,900 £37,250
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
262 145 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.80% 25.75% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 203 88 182
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 -8 11 £47,218 -26.79% 5
Durham - 2 £40,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) Java
3 31 (50.82%) Ruby
4 30 (49.18%) Scrum
4 30 (49.18%) MongoDB
5 28 (45.90%) RESTful
6 27 (44.26%) Scala
7 26 (42.62%) NoSQL
7 26 (42.62%) Jenkins
7 26 (42.62%) TDD
7 26 (42.62%) Linux
8 25 (40.98%) JSON
9 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (34.43%) HTML
11 20 (32.79%) Python
12 16 (26.23%) JIRA
12 16 (26.23%) Web Development
13 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
13 14 (22.95%) Play Framework
13 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
13 14 (22.95%) HTML5
14 13 (21.31%) Django
15 12 (19.67%) Selenium
15 12 (19.67%) Firewall
15 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
16 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (18.03%) Confluence
16 11 (18.03%) Puppet
16 11 (18.03%) Spring
16 11 (18.03%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (18.03%) Confluence
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) SAS
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 9 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) MongoDB
2 26 (42.62%) NoSQL
3 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) QlikView
6 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.20%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Sahi
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.84%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
2 11 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Lead Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Web Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (4.92%) SAS BI Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) UNIX Support
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) RESTful
2 25 (40.98%) JSON
3 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 14 (22.95%) Play Framework
5 13 (21.31%) Django
6 11 (18.03%) Spring
7 10 (16.39%) CSS
8 5 (8.20%) Symfony
8 5 (8.20%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (8.20%) LAMP
8 5 (8.20%) Laravel
9 3 (4.92%) .NET
10 2 (3.28%) Middleware
10 2 (3.28%) jQuery
10 2 (3.28%) CSS3
11 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.64%) Memcached
11 1 (1.64%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.28%) HACMP
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Blog
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) AIX
2 2 (3.28%) Solaris
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Scrum
3 26 (42.62%) TDD
4 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (26.23%) Web Development
6 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
6 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.03%) Kanban
7 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
8 9 (14.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (13.11%) DevOps
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
11 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.92%) OO
12 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.92%) Analytics
12 3 (4.92%) Business Analytics
12 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) Ruby
3 27 (44.26%) Scala
4 20 (32.79%) Python
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) R
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) VCP4
2 1 (1.64%) MCTS
2 1 (1.64%) MCITP
2 1 (1.64%) MCPD
2 1 (1.64%) MCP
2 1 (1.64%) MCSD
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) GPFS
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Puppet
1 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) logstash
2 1 (1.64%) Kibana
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) IBM
1 5 (8.20%) Zend
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Teradata
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.92%) Cognos
3 3 (4.92%) Tableau
3 3 (4.92%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) Sencha
4 1 (1.64%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago