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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 27 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 58 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.12% 4.61% 5.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.11% 11.74% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 13 46
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £55,000
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
360 298 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.42% 39.26% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 295 229 329
Average salary £43,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £60,000
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 5 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 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 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 42 (43.75%) Windows
3 41 (42.71%) Python
4 37 (38.54%) Linux
5 36 (37.50%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) HTML
7 32 (33.33%) SQL
7 32 (33.33%) Drupal
8 30 (31.25%) CSS
9 29 (30.21%) PHP
10 26 (27.08%) .NET
10 26 (27.08%) Node.js
11 23 (23.96%) Web Development
12 21 (21.88%) Puppet
13 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
14 19 (19.79%) OO
15 18 (18.75%) jQuery
15 18 (18.75%) Ruby
15 18 (18.75%) GitHub
16 17 (17.71%) VMware
16 17 (17.71%) Perl
17 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.63%) Subversion
19 14 (14.58%) Android
20 13 (13.54%) iPhone
20 13 (13.54%) CentOS
20 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (13.54%) QA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 32 (33.33%) Drupal
2 26 (27.08%) Node.js
3 10 (10.42%) WordPress
4 9 (9.38%) CMS
4 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.25%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.04%) Lync
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) GitHub
2 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) VLAN
2 1 (1.04%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (4.17%) Finance
1 4 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.67%) Administrator
2 16 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Project Manager
5 12 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Architect
7 10 (10.42%) Agile Project Manager
7 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
11 3 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.08%) PHP Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) HTML
2 30 (31.25%) CSS
3 26 (27.08%) .NET
4 18 (18.75%) jQuery
5 13 (13.54%) Ajax
5 13 (13.54%) LAMP
5 13 (13.54%) AngularJS
6 12 (12.50%) Web Services
7 11 (11.46%) CakePHP
8 9 (9.38%) Spring
8 9 (9.38%) XML
8 9 (9.38%) Ember.js
8 9 (9.38%) Backbone.js
9 8 (8.33%) Play Framework
9 8 (8.33%) XSLT
10 6 (6.25%) Lucene
11 2 (2.08%) Ext JS
11 2 (2.08%) Symfony
11 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.08%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) iPhone
2 13 (13.54%) Blackberry
3 12 (12.50%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.17%) Economics
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 37 (38.54%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) Android
4 13 (13.54%) CentOS
4 13 (13.54%) Debian
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Phone
5 11 (11.46%) Ubuntu
6 10 (10.42%) Solaris
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Fedora
8 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.04%) UNIX
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Web Development
2 19 (19.79%) OO
3 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (9.38%) DevOps
7 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
9 4 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.17%) Content Management
9 4 (4.17%) Project Management
9 4 (4.17%) Migration
10 2 (2.08%) MVC
10 2 (2.08%) TDD
11 1 (1.04%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.04%) Analytics
11 1 (1.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 41 (42.71%) Python
3 36 (37.50%) Java
4 32 (33.33%) SQL
5 29 (30.21%) PHP
6 18 (18.75%) Ruby
7 17 (17.71%) Perl
8 9 (9.38%) C#
9 8 (8.33%) Scala
10 7 (7.29%) XQuery
10 7 (7.29%) Clojure
11 6 (6.25%) ActionScript
12 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.13%) C
14 1 (1.04%) R
14 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.04%) C++
14 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) MBA
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) vSphere
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) VMware
2 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.42%) Cisco
2 10 (10.42%) Juniper
3 2 (2.08%) Zend
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
4 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) CommVault
4 1 (1.04%) Sophos
4 1 (1.04%) Veeam
4 1 (1.04%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago