The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 16 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 1.89% 2.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Manchester

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 26.42% 46.94% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 10
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Oldham

Open Source
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat