The first 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 18 April 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 59 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.10% 1.65% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.60% 5.39% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 204 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.83% 30.58% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 165 181 150
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bridgwater 0 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Bath -10 3 £21,000 -47.50% 4
Street - 1 £27,000 -
Winscombe - 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Java
1 20 (64.52%) MySQL
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) Internet
3 18 (58.06%) XML
4 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) OO
7 12 (38.71%) Python
7 12 (38.71%) Ruby
7 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) Ubuntu
8 11 (35.48%) Web Development
8 11 (35.48%) Subversion
8 11 (35.48%) JSON
8 11 (35.48%) Symfony
8 11 (35.48%) Zend
8 11 (35.48%) Zend Framework
8 11 (35.48%) CakePHP
8 11 (35.48%) XML-RPC
8 11 (35.48%) XHTML
8 11 (35.48%) ECMAScript
8 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
8 11 (35.48%) SOAP
8 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 11 (35.48%) MVC
8 11 (35.48%) Risk Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) Apache
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (22.58%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Subversion
3 7 (22.58%) JDeveloper
3 7 (22.58%) Toad
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) FishEye
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Web Developer
3 11 (35.48%) PHP Web Developer
3 11 (35.48%) PHP Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Software Tester
6 5 (16.13%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) XML
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) jQuery
4 11 (35.48%) JSON
4 11 (35.48%) Symfony
4 11 (35.48%) Zend Framework
4 11 (35.48%) CakePHP
4 11 (35.48%) XML-RPC
4 11 (35.48%) XHTML
4 11 (35.48%) SOAP
4 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) XSLT
5 7 (22.58%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) W3C
2 10 (32.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Ubuntu
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) OO
2 11 (35.48%) Web Development
2 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Workflow
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) E-business
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) PHP
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) Ruby
5 11 (35.48%) ECMAScript
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) C
9 1 (3.23%) PHP5
9 1 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CNA
1 9 (29.03%) Novell Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Zend
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.23%) Meru Networks
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago