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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 33 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 35 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.63% 3.83% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.47% 10.77% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 3
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
163 195 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.87% 35.52% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 151 176 105
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 27 February 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (67.11%) Java
3 37 (48.68%) MySQL
3 37 (48.68%) Windows
3 37 (48.68%) Linux
3 37 (48.68%) Apache
3 37 (48.68%) Tomcat
4 35 (46.05%) LAN
4 35 (46.05%) WAN
4 35 (46.05%) Cisco
4 35 (46.05%) SAN
5 25 (32.89%) Oracle
5 25 (32.89%) Google
5 25 (32.89%) Google Apps
5 25 (32.89%) OpenStack
6 18 (23.68%) ETL
7 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
7 17 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (19.74%) Retail
8 15 (19.74%) Big Data
8 15 (19.74%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) UML
9 13 (17.11%) Legal
9 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
10 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (14.47%) Demand Management
12 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 10 (13.16%) SaaS
12 10 (13.16%) Teradata
13 9 (11.84%) IaaS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (48.68%) Apache
1 37 (48.68%) Tomcat
2 25 (32.89%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.58%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
1 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Google Apps
2 10 (13.16%) SaaS
3 9 (11.84%) IaaS
4 7 (9.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.05%) LAN
1 35 (46.05%) WAN
1 35 (46.05%) SAN
2 6 (7.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) Big Data
3 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.53%) Pentaho
4 8 (10.53%) Impala
5 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
1 15 (19.74%) Retail
2 13 (17.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Designer
2 26 (34.21%) Architect
3 25 (32.89%) Infrastructure Designer
4 15 (19.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.95%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
7 3 (3.95%) ETL Designer
8 2 (2.63%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Systems Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (9.21%) RESTful
2 7 (9.21%) SOAP
2 7 (9.21%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) JMS
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 6 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) EPoS
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
1 37 (48.68%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) ETL
3 15 (19.74%) UML
4 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.47%) Demand Management
6 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (9.21%) BPMN
6 7 (9.21%) SOA
6 7 (9.21%) RUP
6 7 (9.21%) CRM
6 7 (9.21%) ERP
6 7 (9.21%) EAI
6 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) Information Security
7 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.63%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) Java
2 8 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (2.63%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 25 (32.89%) Google
3 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.16%) Teradata
5 8 (10.53%) hybris
5 8 (10.53%) Talend
6 7 (9.21%) ATG
7 5 (6.58%) Ab Initio
7 5 (6.58%) Informatica
8 4 (5.26%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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