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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 62 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.82% 2.01% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.01% 5.32% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 8
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,250 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
183 263 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 30.35% 37.68% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 170 222 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,400
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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
Bridgwater +5 6 £32,000 -36.00%
Bath +6 4 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Street - 1 £60,000 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 22 (91.67%) HTML
1 22 (91.67%) CSS
2 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (54.17%) PHP
4 12 (50.00%) MySQL
5 11 (45.83%) Web Development
5 11 (45.83%) LAMP
6 10 (41.67%) Python
6 10 (41.67%) Internet
6 10 (41.67%) MVC
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
8 8 (33.33%) Subversion
8 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) TDD
8 8 (33.33%) Redis
8 8 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) OO
9 7 (29.17%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) XHTML
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) SOAP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) Redis
3 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Riak
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 6 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Web Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Applications Developer
3 9 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) HTML
1 22 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (45.83%) LAMP
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) XHTML
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) Sass
7 5 (20.83%) XML-RPC
7 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) Symfony
7 5 (20.83%) Zend Framework
7 5 (20.83%) CakePHP
8 2 (8.33%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Web Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) PHP
3 10 (41.67%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) Ruby
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) ECMAScript
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.17%) CFML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
1 5 (20.83%) Zend
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