The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 58 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 0.68% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.28% 2.10% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £37,500 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Open Source
South Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 143 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.83% 32.21% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 176 115 181
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Open Source
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Sheffield

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) PHP
5 10 (45.45%) Zend
6 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (36.36%) RSpec
6 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 8 (36.36%) Puppet
6 8 (36.36%) PhoneGap
6 8 (36.36%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
6 8 (36.36%) Facebook
6 8 (36.36%) Twitter
6 8 (36.36%) Ember.js
6 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 8 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (36.36%) RubyMotion
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) Ruby
6 8 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) CakePHP
8 6 (27.27%) PHP5
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (13.64%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) RSpec
2 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 6 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Magento Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) PhoneGap
2 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
2 8 (36.36%) Ember.js
2 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 8 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (27.27%) CakePHP
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) XHTML
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Symfony
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) CoffeeScript
3 8 (36.36%) RubyMotion
3 8 (36.36%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) PHP5
5 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Zend
2 8 (36.36%) Facebook
2 8 (36.36%) Twitter
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