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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 47 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.23% 3.83% 2.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.74% 12.46% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
264 289 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.07% 30.78% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 259 246
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) HTML
4 26 (36.11%) Web Services
5 25 (34.72%) GitHub
6 22 (30.56%) PHP
6 22 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (27.78%) Node.js
8 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
9 18 (25.00%) SQL
10 17 (23.61%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (23.61%) Puppet
10 17 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (23.61%) DevOps
11 16 (22.22%) XML
12 15 (20.83%) Java
12 15 (20.83%) MySQL
13 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 11 (15.28%) Apache
15 11 (15.28%) Degree
16 10 (13.89%) TDD
16 10 (13.89%) Spring
16 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
16 10 (13.89%) LAMP
17 9 (12.50%) Python
17 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 9 (12.50%) C
17 9 (12.50%) C#
17 9 (12.50%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (27.78%) Node.js
2 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.28%) Apache
4 6 (8.33%) CMS
5 5 (6.94%) Drupal
6 4 (5.56%) WordPress
7 1 (1.39%) nginx
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) GitHub
2 22 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (23.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) Big Data
4 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Subversion
1 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) GCC
4 1 (1.39%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.39%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.39%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 5 (6.94%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) DevOps Specialist
5 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Web Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Junior
7 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 8 (11.11%) PHP Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Administrator
10 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.33%) Graduate
10 6 (8.33%) Technical Director
11 5 (6.94%) LAMP Developer
11 5 (6.94%) Graduate Web Developer
11 5 (6.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) HTML
2 26 (36.11%) Web Services
3 16 (22.22%) XML
4 13 (18.06%) CSS
5 10 (13.89%) LAMP
5 10 (13.89%) Spring
6 9 (12.50%) .NET
6 9 (12.50%) J2EE
7 8 (11.11%) Ajax
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.94%) Middleware
10 4 (5.56%) SVG
10 4 (5.56%) JSON
10 4 (5.56%) jQuery
10 4 (5.56%) HTML5
10 4 (5.56%) CSS3
10 4 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (5.56%) D3.js
10 4 (5.56%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Debian
3 5 (6.94%) Fedora
4 4 (5.56%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.78%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) DevOps
3 10 (13.89%) TDD
4 9 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 8 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 8 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.11%) BCP
5 8 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (9.72%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Web Development
8 5 (6.94%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.94%) Content Management
8 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.56%) PHP
3 18 (25.00%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Java
5 9 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) C
5 9 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Puppet
1 17 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Nagios
2 1 (1.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.39%) Percona
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Siebel
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago