The first 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 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 32 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.54% 4.34% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.97% 12.71% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 6
Average salary £48,250 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
152 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.24% 34.10% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 139 113 125
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Northamptonshire

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 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 39 (53.42%) MySQL
2 38 (52.05%) Linux
3 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.84%) Java
5 31 (42.47%) SaaS
5 31 (42.47%) IaaS
6 30 (41.10%) Windows
6 30 (41.10%) Apache
6 30 (41.10%) Tomcat
7 27 (36.99%) LAN
7 27 (36.99%) WAN
7 27 (36.99%) Cisco
7 27 (36.99%) SAN
8 25 (34.25%) Marketing
9 21 (28.77%) HTML
9 21 (28.77%) CSS
9 21 (28.77%) jQuery
10 19 (26.03%) Project Management
11 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
11 18 (24.66%) hybris
12 17 (23.29%) Agile Project Management
12 17 (23.29%) Google Apps
12 17 (23.29%) OpenStack
12 17 (23.29%) Google
12 17 (23.29%) Oracle
13 16 (21.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 14 (19.18%) Retail
14 14 (19.18%) C#
14 14 (19.18%) UML
14 14 (19.18%) XML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 30 (41.10%) Apache
1 30 (41.10%) Tomcat
2 17 (23.29%) OpenStack
3 13 (17.81%) CMS
3 13 (17.81%) DNN
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (42.47%) SaaS
1 31 (42.47%) IaaS
2 17 (23.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) LAN
1 27 (36.99%) WAN
1 27 (36.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (53.42%) MySQL
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (12.33%) Subversion
3 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) MSTest
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (34.25%) Marketing
2 14 (19.18%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Designer
2 24 (32.88%) Infrastructure Designer
3 22 (30.14%) Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Architect
5 14 (19.18%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (10.96%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Information Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
13 1 (1.37%) OO PHP Developer
13 1 (1.37%) Data Architect
13 1 (1.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) HTML
1 21 (28.77%) CSS
1 21 (28.77%) jQuery
2 14 (19.18%) XML
3 13 (17.81%) .NET
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (17.81%) HTML5
3 13 (17.81%) CSS3
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 13 (17.81%) Ajax
4 8 (10.96%) XHTML
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.37%) RESTful
6 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.37%) JMS
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) J2EE
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Blog
2 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Fedora
4 8 (10.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) Project Management
3 17 (23.29%) Agile Project Management
4 14 (19.18%) UML
5 13 (17.81%) Web Design
5 13 (17.81%) Web Development
5 13 (17.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.96%) MVC
7 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.59%) Process Management
7 7 (9.59%) Data Management
7 7 (9.59%) Data Governance
7 7 (9.59%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.85%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) OOD
9 5 (6.85%) SOA
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) C#
3 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.33%) PHP
4 9 (12.33%) PHP5
5 4 (5.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Cisco
2 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
2 18 (24.66%) hybris
3 17 (23.29%) Google
3 17 (23.29%) Oracle
4 10 (13.70%) SAP
5 8 (10.96%) Zend
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.48%) Twitter
7 1 (1.37%) ATG