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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 42 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.57% 3.03% 7.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.98% 7.45% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 26
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
171 161 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 44.07% 40.66% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131 142 106
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) Ruby
2 32 (76.19%) QA
2 32 (76.19%) Cucumber
3 31 (73.81%) Gherkin
3 31 (73.81%) C#
3 31 (73.81%) HTML
4 29 (69.05%) TDD
4 29 (69.05%) Pair Programming
4 29 (69.05%) JIRA
4 29 (69.05%) Refactoring
4 29 (69.05%) BDD
4 29 (69.05%) TeamCity
4 29 (69.05%) Confluence
4 29 (69.05%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (66.67%) WATIR
6 27 (64.29%) Selenium
6 27 (64.29%) jQuery
6 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
6 27 (64.29%) WebDriver
6 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (64.29%) Test Strategy
6 27 (64.29%) Relational Database
6 27 (64.29%) Endeca
6 27 (64.29%) Scrum
6 27 (64.29%) MVC
6 27 (64.29%) .NET
6 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 27 (64.29%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (69.05%) Confluence
2 23 (54.76%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) Relational Database
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 27 (64.29%) RDBMS
2 23 (54.76%) RavenDB
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Cucumber
2 29 (69.05%) JIRA
2 29 (69.05%) TeamCity
3 28 (66.67%) WATIR
4 27 (64.29%) Selenium
4 27 (64.29%) WebDriver
5 25 (59.52%) NUnit
6 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
6 23 (54.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 23 (54.76%) Moq
6 23 (54.76%) NCrunch
6 23 (54.76%) ReSharper
7 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.52%) JMeter
7 4 (9.52%) JUnit
8 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) QA Engineer
2 19 (45.24%) Quality Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Graduate
5 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.38%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) Gherkin
1 31 (73.81%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) jQuery
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
3 25 (59.52%) Dapper ORM
3 25 (59.52%) Spring.NET
4 23 (54.76%) StructureMap
4 23 (54.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 23 (54.76%) Castle Windsor
4 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 23 (54.76%) NHibernate
4 23 (54.76%) .NET Framework
4 23 (54.76%) MSMQ
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (9.52%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Blog
2 6 (14.29%) Derivative
3 4 (9.52%) Social Network
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (14.29%) CentOS
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) TDD
2 29 (69.05%) Pair Programming
2 29 (69.05%) Refactoring
2 29 (69.05%) BDD
2 29 (69.05%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 27 (64.29%) Test Strategy
3 27 (64.29%) Scrum
3 27 (64.29%) MVC
3 27 (64.29%) ERP
3 27 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (52.38%) Mentoring
5 17 (40.48%) Benchmarking
6 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Ruby
2 31 (73.81%) C#
3 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 23 (54.76%) VB.NET
5 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Python
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) RHCE
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Endeca
2 23 (54.76%) RedPrairie
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
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