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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 56 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.10% 2.54% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.08% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
446 649 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 78.11% 82.57% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 391 564 461
Average salary £38,250 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 6 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Bath +12 4 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Street - 1 £26,000 -
Taunton - 1 £34,000 - 3
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £37,500 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (93.55%) HTML
1 29 (93.55%) CSS
2 27 (87.10%) PHP
3 26 (83.87%) MVC
4 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
4 25 (80.65%) Git (software)
5 22 (70.97%) HTML5
6 18 (58.06%) MySQL
7 15 (48.39%) OO
8 14 (45.16%) Python
9 13 (41.94%) Web Development
9 13 (41.94%) jQuery
10 12 (38.71%) Ruby
10 12 (38.71%) Adobe
10 12 (38.71%) Internet
10 12 (38.71%) Sass
11 11 (35.48%) CSS3
11 11 (35.48%) OO PHP
11 11 (35.48%) Web Services
11 11 (35.48%) Zend
12 10 (32.26%) Subversion
13 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
13 9 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
14 8 (25.81%) BBC
14 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
15 6 (19.35%) Laravel
15 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
15 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
15 6 (19.35%) Node.js
15 6 (19.35%) Android

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (19.35%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
1 9 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Software Developer
3 11 (35.48%) PHP Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Web Developer
5 8 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (25.81%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) HTML
1 29 (93.55%) CSS
2 22 (70.97%) HTML5
3 13 (41.94%) jQuery
4 12 (38.71%) Sass
5 11 (35.48%) CSS3
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) Laravel
7 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
7 6 (19.35%) Symfony
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) XHTML
8 3 (9.68%) LAMP
8 3 (9.68%) XML-RPC
8 3 (9.68%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) BBC
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Photography
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
1 6 (19.35%) Android
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) MVC
2 15 (48.39%) OO
3 13 (41.94%) Web Development
4 11 (35.48%) OO PHP
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) PHP
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Adobe
2 11 (35.48%) Zend
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Taunton
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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