The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 44 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 35 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.45% 2.52% 8.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.60% 8.40% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 27
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 131 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.13% 29.98% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 122 118 97
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Open Source
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 31 (88.57%) E-Commerce
1 31 (88.57%) Ruby
1 31 (88.57%) QA
1 31 (88.57%) Cucumber
1 31 (88.57%) Gherkin
2 27 (77.14%) Relational Database
2 27 (77.14%) Test Strategy
2 27 (77.14%) WebDriver
2 27 (77.14%) WATIR
2 27 (77.14%) Selenium
2 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
2 27 (77.14%) Scrum
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) ERP
2 27 (77.14%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (77.14%) RDBMS
3 26 (74.29%) C#
3 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 26 (74.29%) TDD
3 26 (74.29%) Pair Programming
3 26 (74.29%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (74.29%) JIRA
3 26 (74.29%) Refactoring
3 26 (74.29%) BDD
3 26 (74.29%) TeamCity
3 26 (74.29%) Confluence
4 22 (62.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (62.86%) Moq
4 22 (62.86%) RedPrairie
4 22 (62.86%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 26 (74.29%) Confluence
2 22 (62.86%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) Relational Database
1 27 (77.14%) RDBMS
2 22 (62.86%) RavenDB
2 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (88.57%) Cucumber
2 27 (77.14%) WebDriver
2 27 (77.14%) WATIR
2 27 (77.14%) Selenium
3 26 (74.29%) JIRA
3 26 (74.29%) TeamCity
4 22 (62.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (62.86%) Moq
4 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
4 22 (62.86%) NCrunch
4 22 (62.86%) ReSharper
4 22 (62.86%) NUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.43%) JMeter
5 4 (11.43%) JUnit
General
1 12 (34.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) QA Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) Gherkin
2 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 22 (62.86%) Spring.NET
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (62.86%) StructureMap
3 22 (62.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (62.86%) Castle Windsor
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 22 (62.86%) Dapper ORM
3 22 (62.86%) jQuery
3 22 (62.86%) NHibernate
3 22 (62.86%) .NET Framework
3 22 (62.86%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (62.86%) CSS
3 22 (62.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Blog
2 4 (11.43%) Derivative
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (11.43%) CentOS
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) E-Commerce
2 27 (77.14%) Test Strategy
2 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
2 27 (77.14%) Scrum
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) ERP
2 27 (77.14%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (74.29%) TDD
3 26 (74.29%) Pair Programming
3 26 (74.29%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (74.29%) Refactoring
3 26 (74.29%) BDD
4 22 (62.86%) MVC
5 17 (48.57%) Benchmarking
6 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Security Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) Ruby
2 26 (74.29%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (88.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) RedPrairie
1 22 (62.86%) Endeca
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle