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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 34 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 47 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.20% 4.55% 3.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.77% 12.12% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 36
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
368 363 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.55% 37.50% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 293 305 375
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 34 (44.74%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) HTML
4 29 (38.16%) Java
5 28 (36.84%) Python
6 27 (35.53%) SQL
6 27 (35.53%) Windows
7 24 (31.58%) PHP
7 24 (31.58%) GitHub
8 23 (30.26%) Node.js
9 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
10 21 (27.63%) Puppet
10 21 (27.63%) CSS
11 20 (26.32%) .NET
11 20 (26.32%) Web Services
12 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
13 16 (21.05%) LAMP
13 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (18.42%) Ruby
15 13 (17.11%) Perl
15 13 (17.11%) DevOps
15 13 (17.11%) Web Development
15 13 (17.11%) OO
15 13 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (17.11%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
16 12 (15.79%) Drupal
16 12 (15.79%) XML
16 12 (15.79%) jQuery
16 12 (15.79%) VMware

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (30.26%) Node.js
2 12 (15.79%) Drupal
3 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.21%) Apache
5 6 (7.89%) WordPress
5 6 (7.89%) CMS
6 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.63%) nginx
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
8 1 (1.32%) JBoss
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.58%) GitHub
2 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (17.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) PyUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (17.11%) Administrator
3 13 (17.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 11 (14.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (14.47%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Graduate
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Trainee Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) HTML
2 21 (27.63%) CSS
3 20 (26.32%) .NET
3 20 (26.32%) Web Services
4 16 (21.05%) LAMP
5 12 (15.79%) XML
5 12 (15.79%) jQuery
6 11 (14.47%) Spring
7 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.53%) Ajax
8 8 (10.53%) XSLT
9 7 (9.21%) CakePHP
9 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.58%) J2EE
10 5 (6.58%) Play Framework
10 5 (6.58%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.58%) Ember.js
10 5 (6.58%) HTML5
11 4 (5.26%) Lucene
12 2 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.53%) iPhone
2 8 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.21%) Web 2.0
4 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Linux
2 27 (35.53%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) Debian
4 10 (13.16%) Android
5 9 (11.84%) Ubuntu
6 8 (10.53%) Solaris
6 8 (10.53%) CentOS
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Phone
7 4 (5.26%) Fedora
8 2 (2.63%) UNIX
8 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 13 (17.11%) Web Development
2 13 (17.11%) OO
2 13 (17.11%) DevOps
3 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) TDD
4 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.26%) OOD
6 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Content Management
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.63%) MVC
8 2 (2.63%) B2B
8 2 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.32%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 29 (38.16%) Java
3 28 (36.84%) Python
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
5 24 (31.58%) PHP
6 14 (18.42%) Ruby
7 13 (17.11%) Perl
8 12 (15.79%) C#
9 5 (6.58%) Scala
9 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.26%) XQuery
10 4 (5.26%) Clojure
10 4 (5.26%) C
10 4 (5.26%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.32%) C++
11 1 (1.32%) R
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Puppet
2 13 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) VMware
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco
2 8 (10.53%) Juniper
2 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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