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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 44 61 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.87% 3.48% 4.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.83% 8.88% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 70
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £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
644 687 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.01% 39.17% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 477 607 630
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,920 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 28 £53,750 +43.33% 5
Wallingford - 4 £30,000 -
Witney +16 1 £60,000 -
Abingdon +5 1 £55,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (54.55%) Python
2 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
3 50 (45.45%) Linux
4 45 (40.91%) Windows
5 42 (38.18%) Java
6 40 (36.36%) SQL
6 40 (36.36%) HTML
7 37 (33.64%) CSS
8 32 (29.09%) .NET
8 32 (29.09%) PHP
9 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 29 (26.36%) Node.js
11 26 (23.64%) Drupal
11 26 (23.64%) OO
12 23 (20.91%) Web Development
13 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (16.36%) VMware
14 18 (16.36%) Ajax
15 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
15 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
16 16 (14.55%) Puppet
16 16 (14.55%) Mentoring
16 16 (14.55%) Subversion
17 15 (13.64%) Web Services
17 15 (13.64%) C#
18 14 (12.73%) Web 2.0
18 14 (12.73%) Degree
18 14 (12.73%) CentOS
18 14 (12.73%) Algorithms
19 13 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (26.36%) Node.js
2 26 (23.64%) Drupal
3 8 (7.27%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.55%) CMS
4 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) WordPress
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.73%) Lync
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.27%) GitHub
3 4 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.91%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) SAN
2 3 (2.73%) WPA
2 3 (2.73%) VLAN
2 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.73%) DHCP
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (7.27%) Big Data
3 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) Redis
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.55%) Subversion
3 3 (2.73%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.82%) Redmine
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
2 4 (3.64%) Law
2 4 (3.64%) Advertising
3 3 (2.73%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (37.27%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (10.00%) Architect
7 10 (9.09%) Programmer
7 10 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
8 9 (8.18%) Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Data Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Data Programmer
9 7 (6.36%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) HTML
2 37 (33.64%) CSS
3 32 (29.09%) .NET
4 18 (16.36%) Ajax
5 15 (13.64%) Web Services
6 12 (10.91%) jQuery
7 10 (9.09%) Spring
8 9 (8.18%) LAMP
9 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.36%) XML
9 7 (6.36%) XSLT
10 5 (4.55%) Play Framework
10 5 (4.55%) Lucene
10 5 (4.55%) Middleware
11 4 (3.64%) CakePHP
11 4 (3.64%) Django
11 4 (3.64%) Ember.js
11 4 (3.64%) Backbone.js
11 4 (3.64%) REST
12 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.73%) Web 2.0
2 14 (12.73%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.91%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.91%) iPhone
3 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.36%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.64%) Economics
6 3 (2.73%) Social Media
6 3 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Linux
2 45 (40.91%) Windows
3 14 (12.73%) CentOS
4 12 (10.91%) Android
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Phone
5 7 (6.36%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.45%) Solaris
6 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.45%) Debian
7 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) OO
2 23 (20.91%) Web Development
3 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.55%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (9.09%) DevOps
8 7 (6.36%) Scrum
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.55%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (4.55%) Content Management
10 5 (4.55%) TDD
10 5 (4.55%) Time Management
10 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.64%) Project Management
11 4 (3.64%) Migration
11 4 (3.64%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.64%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) Python
2 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
3 42 (38.18%) Java
4 40 (36.36%) SQL
5 32 (29.09%) PHP
6 15 (13.64%) C#
7 12 (10.91%) Perl
7 12 (10.91%) Ruby
8 7 (6.36%) ActionScript
9 5 (4.55%) Clojure
9 5 (4.55%) Scala
9 5 (4.55%) XQuery
10 2 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) MBA
3 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) vSphere
3 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Plesk
3 1 (0.91%) cPanel
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) VMware
2 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) Cisco
4 6 (5.45%) Juniper
5 3 (2.73%) Veeam
5 3 (2.73%) Sophos
5 3 (2.73%) CommVault
6 1 (0.91%) Twitter
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe
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