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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 53 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.38% 4.24% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 5.44% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 35
Average salary £65,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% -3.00%
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
606 588 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 78.70% 77.98% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 492 529 631
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 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 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 40 (64.52%) Python
3 36 (58.06%) Linux
4 32 (51.61%) Java
5 31 (50.00%) Windows
6 29 (46.77%) SQL
7 28 (45.16%) HTML
8 26 (41.94%) CSS
9 23 (37.10%) PHP
10 22 (35.48%) OO
11 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
12 18 (29.03%) .NET
13 17 (27.42%) C#
13 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
13 17 (27.42%) Algorithms
14 15 (24.19%) Node.js
14 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
14 15 (24.19%) Subversion
15 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (20.97%) Web Development
17 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
17 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
18 11 (17.74%) Web Services
18 11 (17.74%) Web 2.0
18 11 (17.74%) Ajax
18 11 (17.74%) Degree
19 10 (16.13%) Data Structures
20 9 (14.52%) Big Data
20 9 (14.52%) Scrum
20 9 (14.52%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (24.19%) Node.js
2 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Lync
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.23%) WPA
1 2 (3.23%) VLAN
1 2 (3.23%) DHCP
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MySQL
1 9 (14.52%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Subversion
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Redmine
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.29%) Back Office
2 4 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Software Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Programmer
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (11.29%) Data Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Data Programmer
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) HTML
2 26 (41.94%) CSS
3 18 (29.03%) .NET
4 11 (17.74%) Web Services
4 11 (17.74%) Ajax
5 9 (14.52%) jQuery
6 7 (11.29%) Middleware
7 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
8 3 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) XSLT
9 2 (3.23%) J2EE
9 2 (3.23%) Lucene
10 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.61%) WPF
10 1 (1.61%) CakePHP
10 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
2 17 (27.42%) Algorithms
3 11 (17.74%) Web 2.0
4 10 (16.13%) Data Structures
5 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.29%) Data Extraction
6 6 (9.68%) iPhone
6 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Economics
8 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) CentOS
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Android
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) OO
2 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
3 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Web Development
5 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) TDD
7 8 (12.90%) DevOps
8 7 (11.29%) Critical Success Factor
8 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
8 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.29%) Time Management
8 7 (11.29%) Kanban
8 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 4 (6.45%) OOD
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 40 (64.52%) Python
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 29 (46.77%) SQL
5 23 (37.10%) PHP
6 17 (27.42%) C#
7 6 (9.68%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) ActionScript
7 6 (9.68%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) Clojure
8 1 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.61%) XQuery
8 1 (1.61%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) CommVault
3 2 (3.23%) Veeam
3 2 (3.23%) Sophos
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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