The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 69 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.71% 1.64% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.19% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £37,500 £35,400
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 548 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 86.58% 74.86% 84.20%
Number of salaries quoted 551 443 388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,120 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) CakePHP
2 5 (62.50%) WordPress
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Moodle
2 5 (62.50%) Google Apps
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Zend
5 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) PHP5
5 2 (25.00%) Shopify

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) WordPress
2 5 (62.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
1 2 (25.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Web Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) MI Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CakePHP
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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