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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 47 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.55% 2.71% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.44% 10.20% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 6
Average salary £49,000 £53,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.83% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
146 98 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.57% 26.56% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 127 96 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,400 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (50.00%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) MySQL
3 34 (44.74%) Linux
4 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (36.84%) Windows
5 28 (36.84%) Tomcat
5 28 (36.84%) Apache
6 27 (35.53%) SaaS
6 27 (35.53%) IaaS
7 25 (32.89%) LAN
7 25 (32.89%) WAN
7 25 (32.89%) Cisco
7 25 (32.89%) SAN
8 23 (30.26%) Marketing
9 20 (26.32%) Retail
9 20 (26.32%) UML
10 19 (25.00%) CSS
10 19 (25.00%) HTML
10 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 19 (25.00%) jQuery
11 17 (22.37%) Google
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle
11 17 (22.37%) Google Apps
11 17 (22.37%) OpenStack
12 16 (21.05%) Project Management
12 16 (21.05%) hybris
13 15 (19.74%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) C#
14 14 (18.42%) Agile Project Management
15 13 (17.11%) Responsive Web Design

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (36.84%) Apache
1 28 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 17 (22.37%) OpenStack
3 13 (17.11%) CMS
3 13 (17.11%) DNN
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) SaaS
1 27 (35.53%) IaaS
2 17 (22.37%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) LAN
1 25 (32.89%) WAN
1 25 (32.89%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) MySQL
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 7 (9.21%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (30.26%) Marketing
2 20 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Designer
2 22 (28.95%) Architect
3 21 (27.63%) Infrastructure Designer
4 20 (26.32%) Developer
5 14 (18.42%) Software Developer
6 13 (17.11%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Information Architect
7 6 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
12 1 (1.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 1 (1.32%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) HTML
1 19 (25.00%) CSS
1 19 (25.00%) jQuery
2 15 (19.74%) XML
3 13 (17.11%) .NET
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) Ajax
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (17.11%) HTML5
3 13 (17.11%) CSS3
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (7.89%) XHTML
5 2 (2.63%) JMS
5 2 (2.63%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) SOAP
5 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (1.32%) J2EE
6 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.32%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Blog
2 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Linux
2 28 (36.84%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Fedora
4 6 (7.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) UML
3 16 (21.05%) Project Management
4 14 (18.42%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (17.11%) Web Design
5 13 (17.11%) Web Development
6 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.21%) Process Management
7 7 (9.21%) Data Management
7 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.21%) Data Architecture
7 7 (9.21%) Data Governance
8 6 (7.89%) SOA
8 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.89%) MVC
9 5 (6.58%) OO
9 5 (6.58%) OOD
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (18.42%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 7 (9.21%) PHP5
5 4 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Cisco
2 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (22.37%) Oracle
3 17 (22.37%) Google
4 16 (21.05%) hybris
5 10 (13.16%) SAP
6 6 (7.89%) Zend
7 4 (5.26%) Twitter
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.63%) ATG
9 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.32%) Teradata
9 1 (1.32%) Informatica