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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 67 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.67% 1.97% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 4.86% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 13
Average salary £43,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
283 247 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 36.42% 40.63% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 223 216 212
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -10 6 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Street - 5 £60,000 -
Bridgwater +4 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 24 (64.86%) CSS
2 24 (64.86%) Linux
3 20 (54.05%) Python
4 18 (48.65%) Java
4 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
5 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
5 17 (45.95%) Ruby
5 17 (45.95%) MySQL
5 17 (45.95%) LAMP
6 16 (43.24%) Internet
7 15 (40.54%) PHP
8 14 (37.84%) XML
8 14 (37.84%) Web Development
9 13 (35.14%) JSON
9 13 (35.14%) Subversion
9 13 (35.14%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) SOAP
10 12 (32.43%) XHTML
10 12 (32.43%) OO
10 12 (32.43%) MVC
11 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (29.73%) Symfony
11 11 (29.73%) Zend
11 11 (29.73%) Zend Framework
11 11 (29.73%) CakePHP
11 11 (29.73%) jQuery
11 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
11 11 (29.73%) W3C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) IPv4
2 2 (5.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) CouchDB
2 7 (18.92%) Redis
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Applications Developer
3 14 (37.84%) PHP Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Web Developer
5 12 (32.43%) PHP Web Developer
6 11 (29.73%) Web Applications Developer
7 10 (27.03%) Junior
8 7 (18.92%) Graduate
9 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Junior Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Senior Applications Developer
10 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
10 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (5.41%) Administrator
13 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
13 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
1 24 (64.86%) CSS
2 17 (45.95%) LAMP
3 14 (37.84%) XML
4 13 (35.14%) JSON
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 12 (32.43%) XHTML
5 12 (32.43%) SOAP
6 11 (29.73%) XML-RPC
6 11 (29.73%) Symfony
6 11 (29.73%) Zend Framework
6 11 (29.73%) CakePHP
6 11 (29.73%) jQuery
7 7 (18.92%) Backbone.js
7 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.22%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.41%) HTML5
11 1 (2.70%) JPA
11 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) W3C
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Digital Media
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) DTV
6 1 (2.70%) Physics
6 1 (2.70%) Wiki
6 1 (2.70%) RIA
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
3 11 (29.73%) Debian
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Fedora
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Web Development
2 12 (32.43%) OO
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) UML
9 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
9 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.70%) Android Development
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) Python
3 18 (48.65%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) Ruby
5 15 (40.54%) PHP
6 11 (29.73%) ECMAScript
7 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) C
8 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.41%) SQL
9 2 (5.41%) C++
10 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Xen
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Zend
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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