The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 48 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 32 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.19% 4.46% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 5.72% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 29
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,562 £28,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
611 559 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.97% 77.96% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 479 633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 28 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 39 (63.93%) Python
3 34 (55.74%) Linux
4 31 (50.82%) Java
5 29 (47.54%) HTML
6 27 (44.26%) SQL
6 27 (44.26%) CSS
7 25 (40.98%) Windows
8 24 (39.34%) PHP
9 23 (37.70%) Computer Science
10 21 (34.43%) OO
11 20 (32.79%) C#
12 19 (31.15%) Algorithms
13 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
14 15 (24.59%) Degree
14 15 (24.59%) Web Services
14 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
14 15 (24.59%) Node.js
15 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
16 13 (21.31%) .NET
17 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
18 11 (18.03%) TDD
18 11 (18.03%) Subversion
19 10 (16.39%) Ajax
19 10 (16.39%) Web 2.0
19 10 (16.39%) Scrum
19 10 (16.39%) DevOps
19 10 (16.39%) Data Structures
20 9 (14.75%) Big Data

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (24.59%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Drupal
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) GitHub
3 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.64%) WPA
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
1 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MySQL
1 9 (14.75%) Big Data
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) GCC
3 2 (3.28%) Xcode
4 1 (1.64%) Redmine
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (11.48%) Back Office
2 6 (9.84%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Programmer
5 8 (13.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Data Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (11.48%) Data Programmer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
3 15 (24.59%) Web Services
4 13 (21.31%) .NET
5 10 (16.39%) Ajax
6 9 (14.75%) jQuery
7 7 (11.48%) Middleware
7 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.92%) Sass
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.28%) JSON
9 2 (3.28%) J2EE
9 2 (3.28%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) XSLT
9 2 (3.28%) Lucene
9 2 (3.28%) Spring
10 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.64%) HTML5
10 1 (1.64%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (31.15%) Algorithms
3 10 (16.39%) Data Structures
3 10 (16.39%) Web 2.0
4 7 (11.48%) Data Extraction
4 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Physics
5 3 (4.92%) iPhone
5 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.28%) CUDA
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) CentOS
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) OO
2 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) DevOps
7 9 (14.75%) Kanban
7 9 (14.75%) Web Development
7 9 (14.75%) Pair Programming
7 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (11.48%) BDD
8 7 (11.48%) Time Management
8 7 (11.48%) Critical Success Factor
9 6 (9.84%) OOD
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.28%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 39 (63.93%) Python
3 31 (50.82%) Java
4 27 (44.26%) SQL
5 24 (39.34%) PHP
6 20 (32.79%) C#
7 6 (9.84%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 3 (4.92%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) Lua
9 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.56%) VMware
2 1 (1.64%) Veeam
2 1 (1.64%) Twitter
2 1 (1.64%) CommVault
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.64%) Sophos
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