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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.78% 3.67% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.28% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 21
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
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
526 421 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.09% 85.92% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 442 372 406
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -3 8 £20,500 -29.31%
Bath -11 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Street - 2 £47,500 -
Taunton - 1 £34,000 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (64.86%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) MySQL
4 14 (37.84%) PHP
4 14 (37.84%) Unix
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 13 (35.14%) EPoS
5 13 (35.14%) Retail
5 13 (35.14%) IP Telephony
5 13 (35.14%) CCENT
6 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) OO
7 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
7 10 (27.03%) RESTful
8 9 (24.32%) CSS
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) HTML5
9 7 (18.92%) Sass
10 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
10 6 (16.22%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) SOA
10 6 (16.22%) Web Development
10 6 (16.22%) JSON

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (10.81%) Node.js
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) IP Telephony
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) Redis
4 3 (8.11%) Riak
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.11%) gulp
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Support
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) PHP Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Unix Support
4 9 (24.32%) Unix Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Support
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
1 10 (27.03%) RESTful
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
2 9 (24.32%) HTML5
3 7 (18.92%) Sass
4 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.22%) CSS3
4 6 (16.22%) JSON
5 5 (13.51%) Backbone.js
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Spring
7 3 (8.11%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) Ajax
7 3 (8.11%) Smarty
7 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.11%) XHTML
7 3 (8.11%) XML
7 3 (8.11%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) EPoS
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Wiki
3 2 (5.41%) BBC
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Unix
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.41%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
4 6 (16.22%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) OO PHP
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) F#
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) CCENT
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
1 2 (5.41%) Varnish
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Graphite
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Zend