The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 47 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 30 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.25% 4.07% 3.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.35% 10.51% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £54,750 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
321 352 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 45.47% 38.68% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 253 316 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Oxford

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 27 (42.19%) Web Services
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) GitHub
3 24 (37.50%) HTML
4 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (32.81%) Node.js
6 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
7 18 (28.13%) Puppet
7 18 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (28.13%) DevOps
8 17 (26.56%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) PHP
10 14 (21.88%) SQL
10 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
10 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (18.75%) XML
12 11 (17.19%) Apache
13 10 (15.63%) C
13 10 (15.63%) MySQL
13 10 (15.63%) TDD
13 10 (15.63%) Spring
14 9 (14.06%) LAMP
14 9 (14.06%) Degree
14 9 (14.06%) J2EE
14 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
15 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.50%) Windows
15 8 (12.50%) Python

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (32.81%) Node.js
2 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 11 (17.19%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) Drupal
5 3 (4.69%) WordPress
5 3 (4.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.19%) GitHub
2 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
3 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Subversion
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.56%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.56%) Ant
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) DevOps Specialist
3 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (12.50%) Administrator
8 7 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Graduate
9 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Graduate Software Developer
9 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (9.38%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) Web Services
2 24 (37.50%) HTML
3 12 (18.75%) XML
4 10 (15.63%) Spring
5 9 (14.06%) J2EE
5 9 (14.06%) LAMP
6 8 (12.50%) CSS
7 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.94%) .NET
8 5 (7.81%) Middleware
9 4 (6.25%) Ajax
10 3 (4.69%) JSON
10 3 (4.69%) jQuery
10 3 (4.69%) HTML5
10 3 (4.69%) CSS3
10 3 (4.69%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.69%) D3.js
10 3 (4.69%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) Debian
3 7 (10.94%) Fedora
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.13%) DevOps
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.94%) Web Development
7 6 (9.38%) Stress Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Computer Security
7 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
7 6 (9.38%) BCP
7 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.25%) Content Management
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) OO
10 3 (4.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 16 (25.00%) PHP
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) C
6 8 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.94%) Ruby
7 7 (10.94%) C#
7 7 (10.94%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Puppet
1 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
1 7 (10.94%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Siebel
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Flex Hours
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago