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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 1.63% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 7.23% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +55.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £52,500 £30,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
158 166 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.63% 22.52% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 134 136 161
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,900 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) PHP5
3 4 (33.33%) Zend
3 4 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) GCIH
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Replication
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) CISA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Development DBA
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) CakePHP
2 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Blog
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) GWAPT
2 2 (16.67%) GPEN
2 2 (16.67%) OSCP
2 2 (16.67%) OSCE
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) GCIH
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
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