The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 116 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 149 119 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.62% 2.02% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.31% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 130 95 92
Median salary £36,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Open Source
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4991 5141 5179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.72% 87.31% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4180 4326 4261
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Bristol -3 62 £36,000 -20.00% 9
Wiltshire +21 26 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Somerset -3 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset +13 18 £37,500 -34.78%
Gloucestershire -1 16 £48,750 +11.42% 2
Devon -2 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 204 (61.63%) Java
2 183 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (51.96%) JavaScript
4 144 (43.50%) HTML
5 133 (40.18%) Degree
6 101 (30.51%) HTML5
7 100 (30.21%) CSS
8 98 (29.61%) Software Engineering
9 93 (28.10%) Linux
10 89 (26.89%) SDLC
11 88 (26.59%) OO
12 83 (25.08%) SQL
13 78 (23.56%) AngularJS
14 75 (22.66%) Security Cleared
14 75 (22.66%) Computer Science
14 75 (22.66%) Spring
14 75 (22.66%) React
15 74 (22.36%) TDD
15 74 (22.36%) MongoDB
16 72 (21.75%) Backbone.js
16 72 (21.75%) Python
17 71 (21.45%) Web Services
17 71 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (21.15%) PHP
19 63 (19.03%) .NET
20 62 (18.73%) Telecoms
21 61 (18.43%) Oracle
22 58 (17.52%) C#
23 57 (17.22%) MySQL
24 56 (16.92%) Scrum

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 45 (13.60%) Alfresco
2 44 (13.29%) Joomla!
3 38 (11.48%) Apache
4 21 (6.34%) Apache Spark
4 21 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (6.04%) Apache Pig
6 18 (5.44%) JBoss
6 18 (5.44%) WebLogic
6 18 (5.44%) WebSphere
7 15 (4.53%) Drupal
7 15 (4.53%) OpenStack
8 14 (4.23%) SAS
9 11 (3.32%) CMS
10 10 (3.02%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.72%) Confluence
12 7 (2.11%) WordPress
13 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.51%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.60%) Liferay
15 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.63%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.25%) GitHub
2 12 (3.63%) SaaS
3 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.51%) Office 365
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Responsys
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.69%) Internet
2 17 (5.14%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.53%) Ethernet
3 15 (4.53%) IPv6
4 13 (3.93%) Broadband
5 8 (2.42%) Firewall
6 7 (2.11%) NetScreen
6 7 (2.11%) SAN
7 6 (1.81%) 3GPP
7 6 (1.81%) FCAPS
7 6 (1.81%) GGSN
7 6 (1.81%) MGW
7 6 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.81%) Wireless
8 5 (1.51%) Intranet
9 2 (0.60%) HTTP
9 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.30%) DNS
10 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.36%) MongoDB
2 57 (17.22%) MySQL
3 51 (15.41%) NoSQL
4 40 (12.08%) Big Data
5 38 (11.48%) Hadoop
6 22 (6.65%) Neo4j
7 20 (6.04%) Apache Hive
8 16 (4.83%) MS Access
9 14 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (4.23%) Parquet
9 14 (4.23%) QlikView
9 14 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.93%) Impala
11 12 (3.63%) Couchbase
12 10 (3.02%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.72%) OrientDB
14 7 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.51%) Apache Accumulo
15 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (15.41%) Maven
1 51 (15.41%) Subversion
2 37 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.37%) Ant
3 31 (9.37%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.46%) Apache Ivy
5 27 (8.16%) JIRA
6 18 (5.44%) JUnit
7 16 (4.83%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (3.63%) PHPUnit
9 10 (3.02%) Selenium
10 8 (2.42%) TestNG
11 6 (1.81%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.81%) Protractor
12 5 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.21%) Capybara
13 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (18.73%) Telecoms
2 45 (13.60%) Finance
3 36 (10.88%) Banking
4 24 (7.25%) Games
5 10 (3.02%) Marketing
5 10 (3.02%) Retail
6 7 (2.11%) Electronics
6 7 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.21%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) French Language
8 2 (0.60%) German Language
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 175 (52.87%) Developer
2 72 (21.75%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.29%) Web Developer
4 41 (12.39%) Software Engineer
5 32 (9.67%) Java Engineer
6 28 (8.46%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 24 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 22 (6.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.34%) Analyst
10 19 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (5.14%) PHP Developer
12 16 (4.83%) Applications Developer
13 15 (4.53%) Architect
13 15 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (4.53%) Python Developer
13 15 (4.53%) Web Applications Developer
14 14 (4.23%) .NET Developer
14 14 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (4.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (43.50%) HTML
2 101 (30.51%) HTML5
3 100 (30.21%) CSS
4 78 (23.56%) AngularJS
5 75 (22.66%) React
5 75 (22.66%) Spring
6 72 (21.75%) Backbone.js
7 71 (21.45%) Web Services
8 63 (19.03%) .NET
9 54 (16.31%) SOAP
10 52 (15.71%) XML
11 50 (15.11%) REST
12 44 (13.29%) Dojo
12 44 (13.29%) jQuery
12 44 (13.29%) WSDL
13 38 (11.48%) Hibernate
14 35 (10.57%) Node.js
15 34 (10.27%) JPA
15 34 (10.27%) XHTML
16 32 (9.67%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.66%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.46%) RIA
3 27 (8.16%) Digital Media
4 24 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.65%) Visualisation
6 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.23%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.72%) Blog
8 9 (2.72%) Physics
8 9 (2.72%) User Experience
8 9 (2.72%) Wiki
9 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (2.11%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.81%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.51%) Social Media
12 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.21%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 93 (28.10%) Linux
2 49 (14.80%) Unix
3 45 (13.60%) Apple iOS
4 44 (13.29%) Android
5 25 (7.55%) FreeBSD
6 18 (5.44%) Windows
7 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (29.61%) Software Engineering
3 89 (26.89%) SDLC
4 88 (26.59%) OO
5 74 (22.36%) TDD
6 71 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (16.92%) Scrum
8 46 (13.90%) Mobile Development
9 45 (13.60%) Web Development
10 44 (13.29%) Android Development
10 44 (13.29%) iOS Development
11 43 (12.99%) MVC
12 36 (10.88%) DevOps
12 36 (10.88%) UML
13 32 (9.67%) Automated Testing
14 25 (7.55%) ITIL
15 22 (6.65%) Mentoring
16 20 (6.04%) MapReduce
16 20 (6.04%) Microservices
17 19 (5.74%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 204 (61.63%) Java
2 172 (51.96%) JavaScript
3 83 (25.08%) SQL
4 72 (21.75%) Python
5 70 (21.15%) PHP
6 58 (17.52%) C#
7 27 (8.16%) C
7 27 (8.16%) Groovy
8 23 (6.95%) Scala
9 19 (5.74%) Ruby
10 18 (5.44%) C++
11 17 (5.14%) PowerShell
12 16 (4.83%) Delphi
12 16 (4.83%) Pascal
12 16 (4.83%) Perl
12 16 (4.83%) R
12 16 (4.83%) VBA
13 5 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.91%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 133 (40.18%) Degree
2 75 (22.66%) Security Cleared
3 55 (16.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.53%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.60%) COBIT
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (3.63%) Docker
3 6 (1.81%) Firmware
4 4 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (8.16%) Ansible
2 16 (4.83%) Nagios
3 14 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.93%) Puppet
5 4 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 61 (18.43%) Oracle
2 28 (8.46%) Adobe
3 24 (7.25%) IBM
4 18 (5.44%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.23%) Tableau
6 13 (3.93%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.42%) Cisco
7 8 (2.42%) Juniper
8 7 (2.11%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.11%) Hitachi
8 7 (2.11%) HP
9 6 (1.81%) Intel
9 6 (1.81%) Zend
10 5 (1.51%) Citrix
11 4 (1.21%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.21%) SAP
11 4 (1.21%) Sybase
11 4 (1.21%) VMware
12 3 (0.91%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.91%) Sitecore
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