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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 46 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.48% 4.93% 5.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.92% 10.73% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 46
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £61,250
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
356 382 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.14% 45.91% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 283 311 363
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (47.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (45.00%) Windows
2 45 (45.00%) Python
3 40 (40.00%) Linux
3 40 (40.00%) Java
4 37 (37.00%) SQL
5 35 (35.00%) HTML
6 31 (31.00%) CSS
7 28 (28.00%) PHP
7 28 (28.00%) Drupal
8 27 (27.00%) .NET
8 27 (27.00%) Node.js
9 23 (23.00%) Web Development
10 22 (22.00%) OO
10 22 (22.00%) Puppet
11 21 (21.00%) Computer Science
12 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
13 18 (18.00%) Ruby
13 18 (18.00%) VMware
13 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
14 17 (17.00%) jQuery
14 17 (17.00%) Subversion
14 17 (17.00%) Perl
15 16 (16.00%) Android
15 16 (16.00%) CentOS
16 15 (15.00%) iPhone
16 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
16 15 (15.00%) Windows Phone
17 14 (14.00%) GitHub

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (28.00%) Drupal
2 27 (27.00%) Node.js
3 8 (8.00%) WordPress
3 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.00%) CMS
4 7 (7.00%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.00%) Lync
6 2 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) GitHub
2 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (7.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.00%) WPA
2 2 (2.00%) VLAN
2 2 (2.00%) DHCP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.00%) Redmine
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
1 4 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.00%) Administrator
2 16 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Project Manager
5 13 (13.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.00%) DevOps Specialist
13 2 (2.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 2 (2.00%) IT Support
13 2 (2.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) HTML
2 31 (31.00%) CSS
3 27 (27.00%) .NET
4 17 (17.00%) jQuery
5 14 (14.00%) Web Services
5 14 (14.00%) Ajax
6 12 (12.00%) LAMP
6 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.00%) Spring
7 11 (11.00%) XML
8 10 (10.00%) XSLT
9 9 (9.00%) CakePHP
10 8 (8.00%) Play Framework
11 7 (7.00%) Backbone.js
11 7 (7.00%) Ember.js
11 7 (7.00%) Lucene
12 3 (3.00%) J2EE
13 2 (2.00%) Middleware
13 2 (2.00%) Symfony
13 2 (2.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.00%) iPhone
3 13 (13.00%) Web 2.0
4 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.00%) Economics
7 1 (1.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.00%) Windows
2 40 (40.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) Android
3 16 (16.00%) CentOS
4 15 (15.00%) Windows Phone
5 11 (11.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (11.00%) Debian
6 10 (10.00%) Solaris
7 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.00%) UNIX
10 1 (1.00%) Fedora
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Web Development
2 22 (22.00%) OO
3 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (9.00%) DevOps
7 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (5.00%) Scrum
9 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.00%) TDD
9 4 (4.00%) Content Management
9 4 (4.00%) Project Management
9 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (4.00%) Migration
10 3 (3.00%) OOD
11 2 (2.00%) MVC
11 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (45.00%) Python
3 40 (40.00%) Java
4 37 (37.00%) SQL
5 28 (28.00%) PHP
6 18 (18.00%) Ruby
7 17 (17.00%) Perl
8 8 (8.00%) C#
8 8 (8.00%) Scala
9 7 (7.00%) Clojure
9 7 (7.00%) XQuery
9 7 (7.00%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) C++
11 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) MBA
2 2 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (22.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) VMware
2 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
3 10 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (2.00%) CommVault
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.00%) Sophos
4 2 (2.00%) Zend
4 2 (2.00%) Veeam
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.00%) Google
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