The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 58 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.51% 1.48% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.76% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Open Source
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 625 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.94% 84.01% 78.82%
Number of salaries quoted 397 519 375
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bridgwater +4 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Street +13 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Bath +10 4 £50,000 +90.47%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) PHP
2 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
3 19 (70.37%) OO
4 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 17 (62.96%) MySQL
6 16 (59.26%) HTML5
6 16 (59.26%) Sass
7 15 (55.56%) MVC
8 14 (51.85%) Web Development
9 13 (48.15%) jQuery
10 12 (44.44%) XML
10 12 (44.44%) SOAP
11 11 (40.74%) Python
11 11 (40.74%) Linux
11 11 (40.74%) Adobe
11 11 (40.74%) Internet
11 11 (40.74%) Ruby
12 9 (33.33%) Ajax
12 9 (33.33%) JSON
13 8 (29.63%) Symfony
13 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
13 8 (29.63%) XML-RPC
13 8 (29.63%) XHTML
14 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
15 5 (18.52%) CSS3
15 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
15 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
15 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (14.81%) Node.js
1 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Redis
3 3 (11.11%) Riak
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) gulp
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Sahi
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) PHP Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML5
2 16 (59.26%) Sass
3 13 (48.15%) jQuery
4 12 (44.44%) SOAP
4 12 (44.44%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) Ajax
5 9 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (29.63%) Symfony
6 8 (29.63%) XHTML
6 8 (29.63%) XML-RPC
7 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) RESTful
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
9 4 (14.81%) Laravel
10 3 (11.11%) Smarty
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services
11 2 (7.41%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Wiki
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
3 4 (14.81%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) OO
2 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 14 (51.85%) Web Development
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) PHP
3 11 (40.74%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) PHP5
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Varnish
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Graphite
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Adobe
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago