The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 26 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.26% 3.59% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.97% 9.88% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 3
Average salary £52,500 £50,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +19.41%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
152 172 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 26.90% 36.29% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 159 156
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Northampton region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Northampton

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (69.33%) Java
3 35 (46.67%) MySQL
3 35 (46.67%) Windows
3 35 (46.67%) Linux
3 35 (46.67%) Apache
3 35 (46.67%) Tomcat
4 33 (44.00%) LAN
4 33 (44.00%) WAN
4 33 (44.00%) Cisco
4 33 (44.00%) SAN
5 24 (32.00%) Google
5 24 (32.00%) Google Apps
5 24 (32.00%) OpenStack
5 24 (32.00%) Oracle
6 18 (24.00%) UML
6 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (24.00%) Retail
7 15 (20.00%) ETL
8 13 (17.33%) Finance
8 13 (17.33%) Big Data
8 13 (17.33%) Hadoop
9 12 (16.00%) Legal
10 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (13.33%) Teradata
11 10 (13.33%) Demand Management
12 9 (12.00%) SaaS
12 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 8 (10.67%) IaaS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 35 (46.67%) Apache
1 35 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 24 (32.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Office
1 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.00%) Google Apps
2 9 (12.00%) SaaS
3 8 (10.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) LAN
1 33 (44.00%) WAN
1 33 (44.00%) SAN
2 6 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.67%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) Hadoop
2 13 (17.33%) Big Data
3 7 (9.33%) Pentaho
3 7 (9.33%) Impala
4 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (24.00%) Retail
2 13 (17.33%) Finance
3 12 (16.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Designer
2 28 (37.33%) Architect
3 25 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 18 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.00%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Designer
7 3 (4.00%) ETL Designer
8 2 (2.67%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Systems Designer
9 1 (1.33%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Consultant
9 1 (1.33%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) JMS
3 5 (6.67%) Middleware
3 5 (6.67%) RESTful
3 5 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) EPoS
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Windows
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) UML
3 15 (20.00%) ETL
4 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.33%) Demand Management
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.67%) ERP
7 5 (6.67%) EAI
7 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.67%) RUP
7 5 (6.67%) CRM
7 5 (6.67%) SOA
7 5 (6.67%) BPMN
7 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 52 (69.33%) Java
2 7 (9.33%) Scala
3 2 (2.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Cisco
2 24 (32.00%) Oracle
2 24 (32.00%) Google
3 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.33%) Teradata
5 7 (9.33%) hybris
5 7 (9.33%) Talend
6 6 (8.00%) Informatica
6 6 (8.00%) Ab Initio
7 5 (6.67%) ATG
8 3 (4.00%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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