The first 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 65 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.60% 5.47% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 17.71% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 3
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
153 175 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.27% 30.86% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 122 143 102
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
South Yorkshire

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 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Zend
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL Certification
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Ruby
4 7 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (36.84%) RSpec
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
4 7 (36.84%) PhoneGap
4 7 (36.84%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
4 7 (36.84%) Facebook
4 7 (36.84%) Twitter
4 7 (36.84%) Ember.js
4 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 7 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
4 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (36.84%) RubyMotion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) RSpec
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
1 7 (36.84%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
2 7 (36.84%) Ember.js
2 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 7 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) TDD
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby
2 7 (36.84%) CoffeeScript
2 7 (36.84%) RubyMotion
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Zend
2 7 (36.84%) Facebook
2 7 (36.84%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft