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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 49 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.30% 1.01% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.22% 3.54% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 4
Average salary £49,000 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.78% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
218 113 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.24% 28.46% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 197 111 155
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 78 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Java
3 40 (45.98%) MySQL
4 39 (44.83%) Linux
5 36 (41.38%) Windows
5 36 (41.38%) Apache
5 36 (41.38%) Tomcat
6 33 (37.93%) LAN
6 33 (37.93%) WAN
6 33 (37.93%) Cisco
6 33 (37.93%) SAN
7 28 (32.18%) SaaS
7 28 (32.18%) IaaS
8 24 (27.59%) UML
8 24 (27.59%) Retail
9 22 (25.29%) Google Apps
9 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
9 22 (25.29%) Google
9 22 (25.29%) Oracle
10 20 (22.99%) Red Hat
10 20 (22.99%) Marketing
11 17 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (19.54%) hybris
12 16 (18.39%) Project Management
12 16 (18.39%) CSS
12 16 (18.39%) HTML
12 16 (18.39%) XML
12 16 (18.39%) jQuery
13 14 (16.09%) C#
13 14 (16.09%) Agile Project Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (41.38%) Apache
1 36 (41.38%) Tomcat
2 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
3 13 (14.94%) CMS
3 13 (14.94%) DNN
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) SaaS
1 28 (32.18%) IaaS
2 22 (25.29%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) LAN
1 33 (37.93%) WAN
1 33 (37.93%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (4.60%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (27.59%) Retail
2 20 (22.99%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Designer
2 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 26 (29.89%) Architect
4 17 (19.54%) Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (16.09%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Information Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 1 (1.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.15%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) HTML
1 16 (18.39%) CSS
1 16 (18.39%) XML
1 16 (18.39%) jQuery
2 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
2 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (14.94%) HTML5
2 13 (14.94%) CSS3
2 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) Ajax
3 4 (4.60%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) SOAP
4 3 (3.45%) XHTML
4 3 (3.45%) JMS
4 3 (3.45%) Middleware
4 3 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.15%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Blog
2 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.45%) EPoS
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 36 (41.38%) Windows
3 17 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Fedora
4 3 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) UML
3 16 (18.39%) Project Management
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (14.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (14.94%) Web Design
5 13 (14.94%) Web Development
6 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.05%) SOA
7 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.05%) Process Management
7 7 (8.05%) Data Management
7 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.05%) Data Governance
8 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.75%) OOD
8 5 (5.75%) OO
9 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) C#
3 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) PHP
4 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) Cisco
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Google
3 20 (22.99%) Red Hat
4 17 (19.54%) hybris
5 10 (11.49%) SAP
6 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.60%) Twitter
7 3 (3.45%) Zend
7 3 (3.45%) ATG
8 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.15%) Teradata
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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