The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 35 17 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.46% 9.57% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.36% 28.95% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.67% 33.04% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Shropshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -8 5 £44,750 +19.33%
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft