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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 28 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 57 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.76% 5.53% 4.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.36% 15.05% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 18 43
Average salary £43,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.40% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
371 299 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.48% 36.73% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 297 230 395
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 26 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 49 (55.68%) JavaScript
2 35 (39.77%) HTML
3 34 (38.64%) Linux
3 34 (38.64%) Python
4 32 (36.36%) Windows
5 31 (35.23%) Java
6 30 (34.09%) PHP
7 27 (30.68%) SQL
8 26 (29.55%) CSS
8 26 (29.55%) Drupal
8 26 (29.55%) GitHub
9 25 (28.41%) Node.js
9 25 (28.41%) .NET
10 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
11 21 (23.86%) Puppet
12 18 (20.45%) LAMP
12 18 (20.45%) Web Development
12 18 (20.45%) jQuery
13 15 (17.05%) Ruby
13 15 (17.05%) Web Services
13 15 (17.05%) OO
14 14 (15.91%) Perl
14 14 (15.91%) C#
15 13 (14.77%) Debian
15 13 (14.77%) VMware
15 13 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
16 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (29.55%) Drupal
2 25 (28.41%) Node.js
3 10 (11.36%) WordPress
4 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
4 9 (10.23%) CMS
5 6 (6.82%) Apache Solr
6 5 (5.68%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.55%) GitHub
2 13 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.50%) Subversion
3 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (2.27%) Finance
1 2 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) DevOps Specialist
6 9 (10.23%) Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Trainee Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Trainee
8 6 (6.82%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) HTML
2 26 (29.55%) CSS
3 25 (28.41%) .NET
4 18 (20.45%) LAMP
4 18 (20.45%) jQuery
5 15 (17.05%) Web Services
6 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 11 (12.50%) CakePHP
7 11 (12.50%) Ajax
8 9 (10.23%) Backbone.js
8 9 (10.23%) Ember.js
9 8 (9.09%) Spring
9 8 (9.09%) XML
10 7 (7.95%) XSLT
10 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.82%) Lucene
11 6 (6.82%) Play Framework
12 2 (2.27%) Symfony
12 2 (2.27%) Yii
12 2 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.36%) iPhone
2 10 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.36%) Web 2.0
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Economics
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Linux
2 32 (36.36%) Windows
3 13 (14.77%) Debian
4 11 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 11 (12.50%) Android
5 10 (11.36%) CentOS
5 10 (11.36%) Solaris
5 10 (11.36%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.41%) Fedora
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.45%) Web Development
3 15 (17.05%) OO
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) DevOps
6 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.41%) TDD
9 3 (3.41%) Scrum
10 2 (2.27%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.27%) Content Management
10 2 (2.27%) OOD
10 2 (2.27%) Project Management
10 2 (2.27%) MVC
10 2 (2.27%) Migration
10 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.27%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (1.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) JavaScript
2 34 (38.64%) Python
3 31 (35.23%) Java
4 30 (34.09%) PHP
5 27 (30.68%) SQL
6 15 (17.05%) Ruby
7 14 (15.91%) Perl
7 14 (15.91%) C#
8 6 (6.82%) ActionScript
8 6 (6.82%) Scala
9 5 (5.68%) Clojure
9 5 (5.68%) XQuery
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.41%) C
12 1 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.14%) R
12 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) Puppet
2 11 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) VMware
2 10 (11.36%) Cisco
2 10 (11.36%) Juniper
2 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Google
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