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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 43 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.81% 4.79% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.62% 10.11% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 50
Average salary £44,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.83% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
370 435 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.00% 47.39% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 296 370 374
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 47 (48.45%) Python
2 46 (47.42%) Windows
3 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
4 41 (42.27%) Linux
5 38 (39.18%) Java
6 37 (38.14%) SQL
7 33 (34.02%) HTML
8 30 (30.93%) CSS
9 29 (29.90%) .NET
10 27 (27.84%) PHP
10 27 (27.84%) Drupal
11 25 (25.77%) Node.js
12 22 (22.68%) OO
13 20 (20.62%) Web Development
13 20 (20.62%) Computer Science
13 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (20.62%) Puppet
14 18 (18.56%) Ruby
14 18 (18.56%) VMware
15 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.53%) Android
15 17 (17.53%) CentOS
15 17 (17.53%) Perl
16 16 (16.49%) Blackberry
16 16 (16.49%) iPhone
16 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.49%) Windows Phone
17 15 (15.46%) Subversion
17 15 (15.46%) Ajax
17 15 (15.46%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (27.84%) Drupal
2 25 (25.77%) Node.js
3 8 (8.25%) WordPress
4 7 (7.22%) Apache Solr
4 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.22%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) GitHub
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) SAN
2 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.06%) WPA
2 2 (2.06%) VLAN
2 2 (2.06%) DHCP
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.46%) Subversion
3 2 (2.06%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Redmine
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
1 4 (4.12%) Law
2 1 (1.03%) Publishing
2 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Administrator
2 16 (16.49%) Software Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.49%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.37%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Agile Project Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Analyst
12 2 (2.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) HTML
2 30 (30.93%) CSS
3 29 (29.90%) .NET
4 15 (15.46%) Ajax
4 15 (15.46%) jQuery
5 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.31%) LAMP
6 10 (10.31%) Web Services
7 9 (9.28%) XML
7 9 (9.28%) XSLT
7 9 (9.28%) Spring
8 7 (7.22%) Lucene
8 7 (7.22%) Play Framework
8 7 (7.22%) Backbone.js
8 7 (7.22%) CakePHP
8 7 (7.22%) Ember.js
9 4 (4.12%) Middleware
10 2 (2.06%) J2EE
10 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.49%) iPhone
2 16 (16.49%) Blackberry
3 14 (14.43%) Web 2.0
4 8 (8.25%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.19%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.12%) Economics
7 2 (2.06%) Social Media
7 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Linux
3 17 (17.53%) Android
3 17 (17.53%) CentOS
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Phone
5 11 (11.34%) Ubuntu
6 10 (10.31%) Debian
6 10 (10.31%) Solaris
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.03%) UNIX
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) OO
2 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Web Development
3 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.25%) DevOps
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
9 4 (4.12%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.12%) Migration
9 4 (4.12%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) Time Management
9 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.12%) TDD
9 4 (4.12%) Content Management
9 4 (4.12%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.12%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) Python
2 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
3 38 (39.18%) Java
4 37 (38.14%) SQL
5 27 (27.84%) PHP
6 18 (18.56%) Ruby
7 17 (17.53%) Perl
8 10 (10.31%) C#
9 7 (7.22%) ActionScript
9 7 (7.22%) XQuery
9 7 (7.22%) Scala
9 7 (7.22%) Clojure
10 1 (1.03%) R
10 1 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.03%) C++
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) MBA
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) Terminal Server
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.06%) vSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) VMware
2 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
3 10 (10.31%) Juniper
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) CommVault
5 2 (2.06%) Sophos
5 2 (2.06%) Veeam
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.03%) Google
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