The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 66 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 49 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.14% 3.03% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.40% 9.45% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 26
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
471 561 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 32.11% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 398 499 384
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 31 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Kidlington -4 3 £67,500 +28.57%
Abingdon - 3 £60,000 -
Banbury -6 1 - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 51 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 44 (36.97%) Linux
3 41 (34.45%) HTML
4 40 (33.61%) Web Services
5 37 (31.09%) PHP
6 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
7 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (26.89%) Puppet
8 32 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (26.05%) C#
10 29 (24.37%) .NET
10 29 (24.37%) GitHub
11 26 (21.85%) Java
12 25 (21.01%) XML
12 25 (21.01%) CSS
13 23 (19.33%) Big Data
13 23 (19.33%) MySQL
13 23 (19.33%) DevOps
14 21 (17.65%) Node.js
15 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (16.81%) SQL
16 19 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (15.97%) TDD
16 19 (15.97%) Spring
16 19 (15.97%) Degree
17 18 (15.13%) J2EE
18 17 (14.29%) WPF
18 17 (14.29%) Silverlight
18 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 21 (17.65%) Node.js
2 13 (10.92%) CMS
2 13 (10.92%) Apache
3 12 (10.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.88%) Drupal
4 7 (5.88%) WordPress
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (4.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.37%) GitHub
2 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.61%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) Firewall
1 1 (0.84%) SAN
1 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.33%) Big Data
2 23 (19.33%) MySQL
3 19 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.24%) Subversion
3 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.20%) JIRA
4 5 (4.20%) Hudson
4 5 (4.20%) GCC
5 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.84%) JMeter
6 1 (0.84%) Ant
6 1 (0.84%) JUnit
6 1 (0.84%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.84%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.84%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.84%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (6.72%) Marketing
2 6 (5.04%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Finance
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (40.34%) Developer
2 33 (27.73%) Software Engineer
3 24 (20.17%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (11.76%) DevOps Specialist
7 14 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 14 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Junior
9 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) PHP Developer
10 9 (7.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Graduate
10 9 (7.56%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Director
10 9 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.45%) HTML
2 40 (33.61%) Web Services
3 29 (24.37%) .NET
4 25 (21.01%) XML
4 25 (21.01%) CSS
5 19 (15.97%) Spring
6 18 (15.13%) J2EE
7 17 (14.29%) WPF
7 17 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 15 (12.61%) Ajax
9 12 (10.08%) WCF
10 11 (9.24%) jQuery
11 9 (7.56%) LAMP
12 7 (5.88%) WinForms
12 7 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.88%) EJB
12 7 (5.88%) JSP
12 7 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (5.88%) CSS3
12 7 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.04%) Social Media
4 6 (5.04%) GIS
5 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.20%) Remote Sensing
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) W3C
7 1 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 6 (5.04%) Android
3 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.04%) Debian
4 5 (4.20%) Fedora
5 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.68%) UNIX
7 1 (0.84%) SUSE
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
2 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.33%) DevOps
4 19 (15.97%) TDD
5 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.08%) Business Continuity
6 12 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.24%) Computer Security
7 11 (9.24%) Stress Testing
7 11 (9.24%) Asset Management
7 11 (9.24%) BCP
7 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (8.40%) ETL
8 10 (8.40%) OO
8 10 (8.40%) Project Management
9 8 (6.72%) Content Management
9 8 (6.72%) Investment Management
9 8 (6.72%) ITIL
9 8 (6.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 37 (31.09%) PHP
3 31 (26.05%) C#
4 26 (21.85%) Java
5 20 (16.81%) SQL
6 17 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 14 (11.76%) Python
8 11 (9.24%) C++
9 9 (7.56%) C
10 7 (5.88%) Ruby
11 6 (5.04%) PHP5
12 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (26.89%) Puppet
1 32 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Nagios
2 1 (0.84%) Cacti
2 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Twitter
4 5 (4.20%) VMware
4 5 (4.20%) IBM
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) Siebel
6 1 (0.84%) Percona
6 1 (0.84%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago