The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 59 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 61 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.31% 3.58% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.31% 9.53% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 61
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
655 577 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.29% 37.59% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 539 457 637
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 56 £43,000 +22.85% 9
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
2 46 (40.00%) PHP
2 46 (40.00%) Linux
3 41 (35.65%) Python
4 39 (33.91%) Windows
5 38 (33.04%) HTML
6 36 (31.30%) Java
6 36 (31.30%) SQL
7 31 (26.96%) .NET
8 30 (26.09%) CSS
9 28 (24.35%) Drupal
9 28 (24.35%) Node.js
10 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (21.74%) MySQL
11 25 (21.74%) GitHub
12 22 (19.13%) Puppet
12 22 (19.13%) jQuery
12 22 (19.13%) Perl
12 22 (19.13%) XML
12 22 (19.13%) Ruby
12 22 (19.13%) LAMP
13 21 (18.26%) Web Development
13 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
13 21 (18.26%) Web Services
14 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
15 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
16 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (15.65%) C#
17 17 (14.78%) OO
18 16 (13.91%) Ubuntu

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (24.35%) Drupal
1 28 (24.35%) Node.js
2 12 (10.43%) WordPress
3 11 (9.57%) CMS
3 11 (9.57%) Apache
4 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.22%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.74%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) SPSS
3 3 (2.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.74%) GitHub
2 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) SAN
2 5 (4.35%) LDAP
2 5 (4.35%) SMTP
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (4.35%) SNMP
2 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.35%) DNS
2 5 (4.35%) SSH
2 5 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (2.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.91%) Subversion
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Law
3 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.26%) Developer
2 19 (16.52%) Administrator
2 19 (16.52%) Software Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (12.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (12.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (12.17%) Web Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
7 10 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.83%) DevOps Specialist
9 8 (6.96%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (6.09%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (5.22%) XML Developer
12 5 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Graduate Web Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) HTML
2 31 (26.96%) .NET
3 30 (26.09%) CSS
4 22 (19.13%) jQuery
4 22 (19.13%) XML
4 22 (19.13%) LAMP
5 21 (18.26%) Web Services
6 15 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.30%) XSLT
8 12 (10.43%) Ajax
8 12 (10.43%) CakePHP
9 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.70%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.83%) Ember.js
11 9 (7.83%) Spring
12 8 (6.96%) REST
13 7 (6.09%) Play Framework
13 7 (6.09%) JSON
14 6 (5.22%) Lucene
14 6 (5.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.70%) Web 2.0
2 10 (8.70%) iPhone
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) Social Media
5 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.35%) Economics
6 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Linux
2 39 (33.91%) Windows
3 16 (13.91%) Ubuntu
4 13 (11.30%) Debian
5 12 (10.43%) Android
6 11 (9.57%) CentOS
7 10 (8.70%) Solaris
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.61%) UNIX
8 3 (2.61%) Fedora
9 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.26%) Web Development
2 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
3 17 (14.78%) OO
4 14 (12.17%) DevOps
5 10 (8.70%) TDD
5 10 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (7.83%) Content Management
6 9 (7.83%) MVC
7 7 (6.09%) Scrum
8 6 (5.22%) Web Design
8 6 (5.22%) Analytics
9 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.35%) RDF
9 5 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
2 46 (40.00%) PHP
3 41 (35.65%) Python
4 36 (31.30%) Java
4 36 (31.30%) SQL
5 22 (19.13%) Perl
5 22 (19.13%) Ruby
6 18 (15.65%) C#
7 10 (8.70%) Scala
8 6 (5.22%) ActionScript
8 6 (5.22%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.22%) XQuery
8 6 (5.22%) XPath
8 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.22%) Clojure
8 6 (5.22%) R
9 5 (4.35%) SPARQL
9 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.48%) C++
10 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Postfix
1 5 (4.35%) Sendmail
1 5 (4.35%) NFS
2 3 (2.61%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (19.13%) Puppet
2 12 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.87%) Plesk
4 1 (0.87%) cPanel
4 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) VMware
2 10 (8.70%) Cisco
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Juniper
2 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.83%) Zend
4 4 (3.48%) Twitter
5 3 (2.61%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe
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