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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 62 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.25% 1.93% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 4.92% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 12
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,200 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
215 264 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.26% 39.29% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 212 227
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,940 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 3 £35,000 +66.66% 1
Bridgwater +5 2 £32,000 -24.70% 1
Street -1 2 £26,000 -3.70%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
3 21 (87.50%) PHP
4 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
4 19 (79.17%) MVC
4 19 (79.17%) HTML5
5 15 (62.50%) MySQL
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (50.00%) CSS3
7 11 (45.83%) Zend
7 11 (45.83%) Subversion
8 10 (41.67%) Python
9 9 (37.50%) Web Development
9 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 9 (37.50%) OO
9 9 (37.50%) Sass
9 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
10 8 (33.33%) Adobe
10 8 (33.33%) Internet
10 8 (33.33%) Ruby
10 8 (33.33%) BBC
10 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
11 7 (29.17%) Backbone.js
12 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (25.00%) Node.js
12 6 (25.00%) Android
13 4 (16.67%) Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Riak
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (45.83%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Front-End Web Developer
4 6 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (79.17%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) CSS3
3 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) Sass
4 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.50%) Laravel
6 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) LAMP
6 3 (12.50%) Symfony
6 3 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (8.33%) Flask
8 1 (4.17%) Smarty
8 1 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) BBC
2 2 (8.33%) Photography
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) Web Development
2 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (8.33%) OOP
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) PHP
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) CFML
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Zend
2 8 (33.33%) Adobe
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