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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 61 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 58 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% 3.69% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.47% 8.54% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 64
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
685 808 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.22% 43.25% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 523 653 606
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +13 43 £44,500 +14.83% 6
Wallingford - 3 £30,000 - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (51.67%) Python
2 56 (46.67%) Linux
3 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 50 (41.67%) Windows
5 43 (35.83%) SQL
5 43 (35.83%) HTML
5 43 (35.83%) Java
6 40 (33.33%) CSS
7 39 (32.50%) PHP
8 32 (26.67%) .NET
9 30 (25.00%) Drupal
10 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 28 (23.33%) Node.js
11 26 (21.67%) Web Development
12 25 (20.83%) OO
13 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.33%) VMware
14 22 (18.33%) Perl
15 20 (16.67%) Ruby
15 20 (16.67%) Puppet
16 19 (15.83%) CentOS
16 19 (15.83%) Ajax
17 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
18 17 (14.17%) Android
18 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
19 16 (13.33%) Subversion
19 16 (13.33%) Blackberry
19 16 (13.33%) iPhone
19 16 (13.33%) jQuery
19 16 (13.33%) Windows Phone

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (25.00%) Drupal
2 28 (23.33%) Node.js
3 10 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 9 (7.50%) CMS
5 8 (6.67%) WordPress
6 7 (5.83%) Apache
6 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) SPSS
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) GitHub
2 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (2.50%) LDAP
2 3 (2.50%) DHCP
2 3 (2.50%) DNS
2 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.50%) WPA
2 3 (2.50%) VLAN
3 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) MySQL
2 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.33%) Redis
5 4 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (2.50%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.67%) Redmine
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Law
2 4 (3.33%) Advertising
2 4 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (14.17%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (14.17%) Administrator
2 17 (14.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 17 (14.17%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Architect
8 10 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Programmer
10 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.83%) HTML
2 40 (33.33%) CSS
3 32 (26.67%) .NET
4 19 (15.83%) Ajax
5 16 (13.33%) jQuery
6 13 (10.83%) Web Services
6 13 (10.83%) XML
6 13 (10.83%) LAMP
7 12 (10.00%) Spring
7 12 (10.00%) XSLT
8 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.67%) CakePHP
9 8 (6.67%) REST
10 7 (5.83%) Lucene
10 7 (5.83%) Ember.js
10 7 (5.83%) Backbone.js
10 7 (5.83%) Play Framework
11 6 (5.00%) SOAP
12 5 (4.17%) Django
13 4 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.33%) iPhone
2 16 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 15 (12.50%) Web 2.0
4 10 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.83%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.17%) Economics
8 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.50%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.67%) Social Media
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Statistics
10 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Linux
2 50 (41.67%) Windows
3 19 (15.83%) CentOS
4 17 (14.17%) Android
5 16 (13.33%) Windows Phone
6 12 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 10 (8.33%) Solaris
7 10 (8.33%) Debian
8 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.83%) UNIX
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Web Development
2 25 (20.83%) OO
3 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.50%) Content Management
8 8 (6.67%) DevOps
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.83%) Scrum
10 5 (4.17%) MVC
10 5 (4.17%) TDD
10 5 (4.17%) Project Management
11 4 (3.33%) Web Design
11 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.33%) Migration
11 4 (3.33%) Time Management
11 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) Python
2 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.83%) Java
3 43 (35.83%) SQL
4 39 (32.50%) PHP
5 22 (18.33%) Perl
6 20 (16.67%) Ruby
7 11 (9.17%) C#
8 7 (5.83%) ActionScript
8 7 (5.83%) XQuery
8 7 (5.83%) Scala
8 7 (5.83%) Clojure
9 4 (3.33%) R
9 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.33%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.33%) XPath
10 3 (2.50%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) MBA
3 1 (0.83%) RHCE
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.83%) cPanel
3 1 (0.83%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) VMware
2 13 (10.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.33%) Cisco
3 10 (8.33%) Juniper
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.33%) Zend
6 3 (2.50%) Veeam
6 3 (2.50%) CommVault
6 3 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago