The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 41 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.44% 3.01% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 8.48% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 224 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.79% 35.44% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 149 181 303
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Somerset

Open Source
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Bath +16 11 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Bridgwater +3 6 £29,000 -42.00%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 29 (96.67%) HTML
1 29 (96.67%) CSS
2 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (80.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (70.00%) PHP
5 17 (56.67%) MVC
6 16 (53.33%) MySQL
7 15 (50.00%) HTML5
8 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
9 12 (40.00%) Web Services
10 11 (36.67%) Subversion
10 11 (36.67%) Node.js
10 11 (36.67%) Backbone.js
11 10 (33.33%) Zend
11 10 (33.33%) Web Development
11 10 (33.33%) OO
12 9 (30.00%) Python
12 9 (30.00%) Internet
12 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (30.00%) LAMP
12 9 (30.00%) jQuery
12 9 (30.00%) CSS3
13 8 (26.67%) Sass
13 8 (26.67%) Ruby
14 7 (23.33%) TDD
14 7 (23.33%) Adobe
14 7 (23.33%) Redis
14 7 (23.33%) OO PHP
15 6 (20.00%) Android
15 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (36.67%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) Redis
3 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Riak
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (36.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 10 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior
9 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
1 29 (96.67%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
4 12 (40.00%) Web Services
5 11 (36.67%) Backbone.js
6 9 (30.00%) CSS3
6 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 9 (30.00%) LAMP
7 8 (26.67%) Sass
8 5 (16.67%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) XHTML
9 4 (13.33%) Symfony
10 3 (10.00%) RESTful
10 3 (10.00%) SOAP
11 2 (6.67%) Laravel
11 2 (6.67%) Zend Framework
11 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) BBC
2 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) OO
2 10 (33.33%) Web Development
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) OO PHP
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Android Development
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) PHP
3 9 (30.00%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) ECMAScript
7 1 (3.33%) CFML
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Zend
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe
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