The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 111 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 149 150 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 2.59% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.09% 6.37% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 130 123 107
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2102 2356 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.11% 40.68% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1910 1804
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Open Source
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South West region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the South West

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the South West

Open Source
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Bristol +11 108 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Devon +3 10 £43,000 - 1
Somerset +2 8 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Dorset -34 7 £49,000 +63.33%
Wiltshire -3 5 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Gloucestershire -23 5 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 176 (44.78%) JavaScript
2 158 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (35.37%) Java
4 138 (35.11%) HTML
5 131 (33.33%) CSS
6 126 (32.06%) Software Engineering
7 106 (26.97%) HTML5
8 97 (24.68%) Degree
9 95 (24.17%) Linux
10 89 (22.65%) Git (software)
11 84 (21.37%) PHP
12 78 (19.85%) Subversion
13 77 (19.59%) Spring
14 72 (18.32%) TDD
14 72 (18.32%) C#
14 72 (18.32%) MySQL
15 66 (16.79%) Web Services
16 65 (16.54%) MVC
17 64 (16.28%) Python
18 63 (16.03%) XML
19 60 (15.27%) CSS3
20 55 (13.99%) Hibernate
21 53 (13.49%) .NET
22 51 (12.98%) Oracle
22 51 (12.98%) Security Cleared
23 50 (12.72%) Web Development
23 50 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
24 48 (12.21%) Computer Science
25 47 (11.96%) jQuery
26 46 (11.70%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 40 (10.18%) Apache
2 37 (9.41%) Tomcat
3 35 (8.91%) Node.js
4 22 (5.60%) Alfresco
5 15 (3.82%) Joomla!
6 14 (3.56%) nginx
7 13 (3.31%) Apache Solr
7 13 (3.31%) Drupal
8 8 (2.04%) WordPress
9 6 (1.53%) JBoss
9 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.02%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.76%) CMS
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) IIS
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Photoshop
1 7 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Summit
2 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (2.80%) GitHub
1 11 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.04%) SaaS
3 7 (1.78%) PaaS
3 7 (1.78%) IaaS
3 7 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.25%) Trello
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.18%) Internet
2 23 (5.85%) HTTP
3 18 (4.58%) Firewall
4 11 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.04%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.78%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.78%) LDAP
7 7 (1.78%) SMTP
7 7 (1.78%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.78%) SNMP
8 5 (1.27%) VPN
9 3 (0.76%) DNS
9 3 (0.76%) DHCP
10 2 (0.51%) LAN
10 2 (0.51%) WAN
10 2 (0.51%) SAN
10 2 (0.51%) MPLS
11 1 (0.25%) IPsec
11 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.32%) MySQL
2 50 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (11.70%) SQL Server
4 35 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 28 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.56%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.78%) Redis
9 7 (1.78%) Riak
10 6 (1.53%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.76%) Big Data
13 2 (0.51%) BigTable
13 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 89 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 78 (19.85%) Subversion
3 31 (7.89%) JUnit
4 22 (5.60%) Selenium
4 22 (5.60%) WebDriver
5 16 (4.07%) Maven
6 14 (3.56%) Eclipse
7 13 (3.31%) JIRA
7 13 (3.31%) TestNG
8 12 (3.05%) Ant
8 12 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.05%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (2.54%) QUnit
9 10 (2.54%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.54%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.04%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.78%) Grunt
11 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.53%) Bower
General
1 29 (7.38%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.36%) Finance
3 20 (5.09%) Banking
4 14 (3.56%) Advertising
5 9 (2.29%) Publishing
6 7 (1.78%) Law
7 6 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.53%) Electronics
8 5 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
10 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 182 (46.31%) Developer
2 57 (14.50%) Java Developer
3 51 (12.98%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.69%) Architect
5 37 (9.41%) Web Developer
6 24 (6.11%) PHP Developer
7 23 (5.85%) QA Engineer
8 21 (5.34%) Software Developer
9 20 (5.09%) Test Engineer
10 19 (4.83%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.33%) Team Leader
11 17 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
14 14 (3.56%) Front-End Web Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Drupal Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Administrator
15 13 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (35.11%) HTML
2 131 (33.33%) CSS
3 106 (26.97%) HTML5
4 77 (19.59%) Spring
5 66 (16.79%) Web Services
6 63 (16.03%) XML
7 60 (15.27%) CSS3
8 55 (13.99%) Hibernate
9 53 (13.49%) .NET
10 47 (11.96%) jQuery
11 42 (10.69%) AngularJS
12 40 (10.18%) XHTML
13 37 (9.41%) J2EE
14 28 (7.12%) JSON
15 23 (5.85%) Middleware
15 23 (5.85%) SOAP
16 20 (5.09%) JPA
17 19 (4.83%) Backbone.js
17 19 (4.83%) Dojo
18 18 (4.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.21%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.60%) User Experience
4 21 (5.34%) BBC
5 19 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.33%) GIS
6 17 (4.33%) RIA
7 16 (4.07%) Xbox
8 15 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.56%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (3.56%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.05%) Wiki
11 11 (2.80%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.29%) Digital Media
12 9 (2.29%) Derivative
13 8 (2.04%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.53%) Physics
15 5 (1.27%) Photography
16 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.17%) Linux
2 32 (8.14%) Windows
3 31 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 26 (6.62%) Android
5 18 (4.58%) UNIX
6 16 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 15 (3.82%) Fedora
7 15 (3.82%) CentOS
7 15 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.05%) Debian
9 9 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.78%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (32.06%) Software Engineering
3 72 (18.32%) TDD
4 65 (16.54%) MVC
5 50 (12.72%) Web Development
6 43 (10.94%) OO
7 42 (10.69%) Test Automation
7 42 (10.69%) Web Application Development
8 41 (10.43%) Mentoring
9 40 (10.18%) Scrum
10 39 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (8.65%) Product Management
12 33 (8.40%) SOA
13 25 (6.36%) Identity Management
13 25 (6.36%) OO PHP
14 23 (5.85%) UML
14 23 (5.85%) Unit Testing
15 19 (4.83%) Time Management
16 18 (4.58%) Mobile Development
17 16 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 176 (44.78%) JavaScript
2 139 (35.37%) Java
3 84 (21.37%) PHP
4 72 (18.32%) C#
5 64 (16.28%) Python
6 39 (9.92%) Perl
7 38 (9.67%) SQL
8 36 (9.16%) Ruby
9 17 (4.33%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.29%) C++
11 8 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.78%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.53%) Jython
13 6 (1.53%) C
14 5 (1.27%) Golang
15 4 (1.02%) Groovy
16 3 (0.76%) Scala
16 3 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 97 (24.68%) Degree
2 51 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 41 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.54%) CCIE
5 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.04%) JNCIE
7 3 (0.76%) RHCE
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.25%) PhD
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.25%) GCIA
9 1 (0.25%) CEH
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.94%) QA
2 8 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.78%) qmail
4 6 (1.53%) Varnish
4 6 (1.53%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.53%) Docker
5 2 (0.51%) HDFS
5 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (9.92%) Puppet
2 22 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.07%) Vagrant
4 13 (3.31%) Nagios
4 13 (3.31%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.78%) yum
5 7 (1.78%) Ansible
5 7 (1.78%) Graphite
6 6 (1.53%) Icinga
6 6 (1.53%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.53%) Munin
6 6 (1.53%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (12.98%) Oracle
2 29 (7.38%) Hyland
3 28 (7.12%) Zend
4 27 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.36%) Adobe
5 25 (6.36%) Red Hat
6 23 (5.85%) Cisco
7 22 (5.60%) Google
8 19 (4.83%) Facebook
8 19 (4.83%) ForgeRock
9 17 (4.33%) ESRI
10 10 (2.54%) Juniper
10 10 (2.54%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (2.54%) F5
11 9 (2.29%) VMware
12 6 (1.53%) Percona
13 4 (1.02%) Mapinfo
14 3 (0.76%) Citrix
14 3 (0.76%) Sybase
14 3 (0.76%) SAP
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago