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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 53 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.23% 2.44% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 3.19% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 25
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
558 470 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.65% 76.55% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 491 417 609
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +8 20 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Taunton 0 18 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Bridgwater 0 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.82%) Java
3 42 (53.85%) TDD
4 38 (48.72%) Linux
5 33 (42.31%) Software Engineering
6 30 (38.46%) DevOps
7 29 (37.18%) Unix
8 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (34.62%) Groovy
9 26 (33.33%) Python
10 24 (30.77%) Ansible
10 24 (30.77%) FreeBSD
11 21 (26.92%) REST
12 20 (25.64%) MySQL
13 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.08%) Web Services
14 18 (23.08%) Mentoring
15 16 (20.51%) RESTful
16 15 (19.23%) Big Data
16 15 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (19.23%) PHP
16 15 (19.23%) Retail
17 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
17 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
18 13 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 13 (16.67%) Broadband
18 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
18 13 (16.67%) IPv6
18 13 (16.67%) Internet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.82%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
2 13 (16.67%) Broadband
2 13 (16.67%) Internet
2 13 (16.67%) IPv6
2 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) IP Telephony
3 5 (6.41%) NetScreen
3 5 (6.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) MPLS
4 1 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) MySQL
2 15 (19.23%) Big Data
3 12 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 10 (12.82%) Couchbase
5 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.10%) JIRA
3 10 (12.82%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.23%) Retail
2 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Java Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Technical Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (8.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) REST
2 18 (23.08%) Web Services
3 16 (20.51%) RESTful
4 12 (15.38%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) HTML5
5 11 (14.10%) Laravel
6 10 (12.82%) CSS
6 10 (12.82%) jQuery
6 10 (12.82%) Lucene
7 6 (7.69%) J2EE
7 6 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (3.85%) .NET
8 3 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.85%) Apache Flex
8 3 (3.85%) Grails
8 3 (3.85%) JMS
8 3 (3.85%) JSON
8 3 (3.85%) Swing
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.41%) EPoS
3 4 (5.13%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Social Network
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Unix
3 24 (30.77%) FreeBSD
4 11 (14.10%) Windows
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) TDD
3 33 (42.31%) Software Engineering
4 30 (38.46%) DevOps
5 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
7 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.82%) Code Optimisation
8 10 (12.82%) Refactoring
8 10 (12.82%) Time Management
9 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (11.54%) System Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.13%) MVC
12 4 (5.13%) SOA
13 3 (3.85%) OO
13 3 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) Groovy
3 26 (33.33%) Python
4 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.23%) PHP
6 11 (14.10%) Perl
6 11 (14.10%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) C#
7 3 (3.85%) Clojure
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) F#
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) CCENT
1 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Ansible
2 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.41%) Hitachi
3 5 (6.41%) HP
3 5 (6.41%) Juniper
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) BT
6 1 (1.28%) Facebook
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
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