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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 63 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.93% 2.17% 4.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.38% 6.82% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 20
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £40,500
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
179 176 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.07% 31.77% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 140 144 178
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,400 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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
Bridgwater +3 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Bath -12 6 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Street - 3 £60,000 - 1
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (78.79%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Python
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (54.55%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) MySQL
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 17 (51.52%) Internet
4 17 (51.52%) Ubuntu
4 17 (51.52%) Ruby
5 14 (42.42%) LAMP
5 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
5 14 (42.42%) PHP
6 13 (39.39%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) Debian
6 13 (39.39%) JSON
6 13 (39.39%) Web Development
7 12 (36.36%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) Apache
8 11 (33.33%) XHTML
8 11 (33.33%) ECMAScript
8 11 (33.33%) SOAP
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
8 11 (33.33%) XML-RPC
8 11 (33.33%) MVC
8 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (33.33%) W3C
8 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 11 (33.33%) Symfony
8 11 (33.33%) Zend

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) VLAN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) IPv4
3 2 (6.06%) IPv6
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) CouchDB
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Redis
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) FishEye
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Web Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Applications Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Junior
3 11 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 11 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Graduate
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Junior Software Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) LAMP
4 13 (39.39%) XML
4 13 (39.39%) JSON
5 11 (33.33%) XHTML
5 11 (33.33%) SOAP
5 11 (33.33%) Web Services
5 11 (33.33%) XML-RPC
5 11 (33.33%) Symfony
5 11 (33.33%) Zend Framework
5 11 (33.33%) CakePHP
5 11 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) W3C
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Ubuntu
3 13 (39.39%) Debian
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) SUSE
5 2 (6.06%) Fedora
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Web Development
2 12 (36.36%) OO
3 11 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Python
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) Ruby
4 14 (42.42%) PHP
5 11 (33.33%) ECMAScript
6 8 (24.24%) Perl
7 7 (21.21%) C
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.09%) SQL
11 1 (3.03%) PHP5
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Xen
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
4 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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