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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 68 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.68% 1.64% 3.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 4.02% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 19
Average salary £48,750 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £24,550 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,050 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
274 224 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.40% 40.80% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 208 195 233
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Bath -18 5 £35,000 +40.00% 7
Street - 5 £60,000 - 1
Bridgwater +2 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 24 (63.16%) CSS
4 20 (52.63%) MySQL
4 20 (52.63%) Python
5 18 (47.37%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) Internet
6 17 (44.74%) Ubuntu
6 17 (44.74%) Ruby
6 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
7 16 (42.11%) LAMP
7 16 (42.11%) PHP
8 13 (34.21%) Debian
8 13 (34.21%) XML
8 13 (34.21%) OO
8 13 (34.21%) Web Development
8 13 (34.21%) JSON
9 12 (31.58%) Apache
9 12 (31.58%) Web Services
9 12 (31.58%) Subversion
10 11 (28.95%) MVC
10 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
10 11 (28.95%) XML-RPC
10 11 (28.95%) W3C
10 11 (28.95%) XHTML
10 11 (28.95%) ECMAScript
10 11 (28.95%) SOAP
10 11 (28.95%) Symfony
10 11 (28.95%) Zend

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) IPv4
2 2 (5.26%) IPv6
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) CouchDB
3 6 (15.79%) Redis
4 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (31.58%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Grunt
3 1 (2.63%) FishEye
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Applications Developer
3 15 (39.47%) Web Developer
4 14 (36.84%) PHP Developer
5 12 (31.58%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Junior
6 11 (28.95%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (23.68%) Graduate
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
8 6 (15.79%) Junior Developer
8 6 (15.79%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (13.16%) Senior Applications Developer
9 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (5.26%) Administrator
11 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
12 1 (2.63%) Junior PHP Developer
12 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) HTML
1 24 (63.16%) CSS
2 16 (42.11%) LAMP
3 13 (34.21%) XML
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) XML-RPC
5 11 (28.95%) XHTML
5 11 (28.95%) SOAP
5 11 (28.95%) Symfony
5 11 (28.95%) Zend Framework
5 11 (28.95%) CakePHP
5 11 (28.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.79%) Backbone.js
7 5 (13.16%) REST
7 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.63%) Sass
8 1 (2.63%) CSS3
8 1 (2.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) W3C
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Digital Media
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Ubuntu
3 13 (34.21%) Debian
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) SUSE
5 2 (5.26%) Fedora
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) OO
1 13 (34.21%) Web Development
2 11 (28.95%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) Python
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 17 (44.74%) Ruby
5 16 (42.11%) PHP
6 11 (28.95%) ECMAScript
7 8 (21.05%) Perl
8 7 (18.42%) C
9 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.89%) SQL
12 1 (2.63%) PHP5
12 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
12 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Xen
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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