The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 119 175 125
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 128 45 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.08% 0.86% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 2.82% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 104 38 80
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £27,906 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1707 1595 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.70% 30.61% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1326 1315
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Bristol +51 67 £45,000 -2.17% 11
Somerset -12 21 £37,500 +12.78% 16
Gloucestershire +7 19 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Wiltshire -6 11 £40,000 +42.45% 3
Devon -13 2 £23,500 -57.27% 1
Dorset -19 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 97 (34.28%) Java
2 95 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 92 (32.51%) HTML
4 81 (28.62%) MySQL
5 79 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (27.21%) Linux
7 76 (26.86%) CSS
8 74 (26.15%) PHP
9 63 (22.26%) Degree
10 61 (21.55%) Web Development
11 59 (20.85%) Python
12 51 (18.02%) Test Automation
13 49 (17.31%) HTML5
13 49 (17.31%) jQuery
14 48 (16.96%) Computer Science
15 46 (16.25%) Web Services
15 46 (16.25%) JUnit
16 45 (15.90%) XML
16 45 (15.90%) Software Engineering
17 43 (15.19%) MVC
17 43 (15.19%) Internet
18 42 (14.84%) OO
19 38 (13.43%) .NET
19 38 (13.43%) GIS
19 38 (13.43%) ESRI
19 38 (13.43%) Selenium
20 37 (13.07%) Security Cleared
21 36 (12.72%) Scrum
22 35 (12.37%) Ruby
22 35 (12.37%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 35 (12.37%) Apache
2 28 (9.89%) CMS
3 22 (7.77%) WordPress
4 20 (7.07%) Drupal
5 12 (4.24%) ArcGIS
6 10 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.53%) Joomla!
7 9 (3.18%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.12%) nginx
9 5 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.41%) Node.js
10 4 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (1.06%) IIS
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.71%) Lync
12 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.71%) Kentico
13 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.83%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (7.42%) Magento
2 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.24%) SaaS
2 7 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.47%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.19%) Internet
2 14 (4.95%) LDAP
2 14 (4.95%) HTTP
3 13 (4.59%) iSCSI
3 13 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (3.53%) WAN
4 10 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.18%) IPv4
5 9 (3.18%) IPv6
6 7 (2.47%) VoIP
7 6 (2.12%) Firewall
7 6 (2.12%) SAN
8 5 (1.77%) VLAN
9 3 (1.06%) DNS
9 3 (1.06%) DHCP
9 3 (1.06%) LAN
9 3 (1.06%) X.509
9 3 (1.06%) Intranet
10 2 (0.71%) Broadband
10 2 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (28.62%) MySQL
2 18 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (6.01%) Big Data
4 16 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.18%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.77%) DB2
9 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.71%) Redis
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (16.25%) JUnit
2 38 (13.43%) Selenium
3 34 (12.01%) Subversion
4 32 (11.31%) Git (software)
5 31 (10.95%) WebDriver
6 16 (5.65%) Maven
7 14 (4.95%) JBehave
7 14 (4.95%) jMock
8 10 (3.53%) FitNesse
9 9 (3.18%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.18%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (3.18%) Ant
10 7 (2.47%) WATIR
10 7 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.12%) TestNG
12 5 (1.77%) FogBugz
12 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.41%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.06%) JMeter
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (8.83%) Finance
2 20 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.07%) Marketing
3 10 (3.53%) Advertising
4 9 (3.18%) Electronics
5 4 (1.41%) Banking
5 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (48.06%) Developer
2 43 (15.19%) PHP Developer
3 31 (10.95%) Java Developer
4 26 (9.19%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.13%) Architect
6 21 (7.42%) Technical Architect
7 20 (7.07%) Software Engineer
7 20 (7.07%) Test Leader
8 18 (6.36%) Test Engineer
9 17 (6.01%) .NET Developer
9 17 (6.01%) QA Engineer
9 17 (6.01%) Analyst
10 16 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.65%) Administrator
11 15 (5.30%) Consultant
12 14 (4.95%) PHP Web Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Test Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.95%) QA Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (4.59%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.51%) HTML
2 76 (26.86%) CSS
3 49 (17.31%) HTML5
3 49 (17.31%) jQuery
4 46 (16.25%) Web Services
5 45 (15.90%) XML
6 38 (13.43%) .NET
7 34 (12.01%) SOAP
7 34 (12.01%) LAMP
8 32 (11.31%) JSON
9 31 (10.95%) Spring
10 26 (9.19%) XHTML
11 23 (8.13%) Symfony
12 20 (7.07%) Zend Framework
13 16 (5.65%) Ajax
13 16 (5.65%) Flash
13 16 (5.65%) CakePHP
13 16 (5.65%) RESTful
14 15 (5.30%) PostGIS
15 14 (4.95%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.96%) Computer Science
2 38 (13.43%) GIS
3 30 (10.60%) Mobile App
4 21 (7.42%) W3C
5 16 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.89%) Digital Media
7 9 (3.18%) RIA
7 9 (3.18%) Xbox
8 7 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.47%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.12%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.77%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.41%) DTV
12 3 (1.06%) Social Media
12 3 (1.06%) Blog
13 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.71%) Wiki
13 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.21%) Linux
2 23 (8.13%) Ubuntu
3 22 (7.77%) Windows
4 19 (6.71%) UNIX
5 15 (5.30%) Android
6 14 (4.95%) Debian
7 13 (4.59%) Solaris
8 11 (3.89%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.18%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.06%) CentOS
11 3 (1.06%) Fedora
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.71%) SUSE
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.55%) Web Development
3 51 (18.02%) Test Automation
4 45 (15.90%) Software Engineering
5 43 (15.19%) MVC
6 42 (14.84%) OO
7 36 (12.72%) Scrum
8 33 (11.66%) Waterfall
9 30 (10.60%) TDD
10 25 (8.83%) V-Model
11 22 (7.77%) OOP
12 21 (7.42%) UML
13 19 (6.71%) Identity Management
13 19 (6.71%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.95%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.95%) Automated Testing
15 14 (4.95%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (4.24%) Configuration Management
17 10 (3.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (34.28%) Java
2 95 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 74 (26.15%) PHP
4 59 (20.85%) Python
5 35 (12.37%) Ruby
5 35 (12.37%) SQL
5 35 (12.37%) Bash Shell
6 23 (8.13%) C#
7 21 (7.42%) Perl
8 14 (4.95%) C
9 13 (4.59%) ECMAScript
10 12 (4.24%) PHP5
11 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.06%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (22.26%) Degree
2 37 (13.07%) Security Cleared
3 32 (11.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.06%) MCP
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.71%) MCITP
7 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.71%) MCSA
7 2 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) CCIE
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CNA
8 1 (0.35%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.35%) RHCE
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.31%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.24%) GPFS
1 12 (4.24%) Xen
1 12 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.18%) NFS
2 9 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.18%) Samba
3 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) qmail
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.06%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) logstash
3 2 (0.71%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.71%) YUM
3 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (13.43%) ESRI
2 30 (10.60%) Zend
3 22 (7.77%) Facebook
4 21 (7.42%) Adobe
5 18 (6.36%) Oracle
6 16 (5.65%) VMware
7 13 (4.59%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.18%) Google
9 7 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.12%) JBoss
11 4 (1.41%) SAP
11 4 (1.41%) Cisco
12 3 (1.06%) Citrix
12 3 (1.06%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.06%) Cognos
13 2 (0.71%) Mapinfo
13 2 (0.71%) ForgeRock
14 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.35%) Barracuda Networks
14 1 (0.35%) ProCurve
South West
Intapeople
Salary: £32000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago