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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 70 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.83% 1.91% 5.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.20% 6.63% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 32
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
269 166 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.12% 28.82% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 240 135 269
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,870 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (79.31%) MySQL
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) CSS
2 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (55.17%) PHP
4 14 (48.28%) Zend
5 13 (44.83%) MVC
5 13 (44.83%) Subversion
5 13 (44.83%) Marketing
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) XHTML
6 12 (41.38%) CakePHP
6 12 (41.38%) PHP5
7 8 (27.59%) Ruby
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (24.14%) RSpec
8 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
8 7 (24.14%) Puppet
8 7 (24.14%) PhoneGap
8 7 (24.14%) CoffeeScript
8 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
8 7 (24.14%) Facebook
8 7 (24.14%) Twitter
8 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
8 7 (24.14%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) Subversion
3 7 (24.14%) RSpec
3 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (44.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) PHP Developer
3 12 (41.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Magento Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Development DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
1 20 (68.97%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) CakePHP
3 12 (41.38%) XHTML
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) PhoneGap
4 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
4 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
4 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (24.14%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Symfony
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) Phalcon
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.90%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) PHP5
3 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (24.14%) RubyMotion
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CISSP
1 2 (6.90%) CISA
1 2 (6.90%) CISM
1 2 (6.90%) GCIH
1 2 (6.90%) CEH
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL Certification
1 2 (6.90%) GWAPT
1 2 (6.90%) GPEN
1 2 (6.90%) OSCP
1 2 (6.90%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Zend
2 7 (24.14%) Facebook
2 7 (24.14%) Twitter