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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 120 119 160
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +41
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 143 121 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.37% 1.96% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.38% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 102 89 51
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5155 5089 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.33% 82.49% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4322 4127 3566
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 89 £45,000 - 6
Somerset +6 14 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wiltshire +2 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset +9 9 £52,500 - 2
Devon -3 9 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Gloucestershire -26 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 148 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (50.35%) Java
3 123 (43.31%) JavaScript
4 97 (34.15%) Software Engineering
5 89 (31.34%) Degree
6 84 (29.58%) TDD
7 78 (27.46%) HTML
7 78 (27.46%) CSS
8 70 (24.65%) Linux
9 62 (21.83%) XML
10 60 (21.13%) Spring
10 60 (21.13%) Python
11 59 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (19.01%) Git (software)
13 53 (18.66%) Hibernate
14 51 (17.96%) OO
14 51 (17.96%) Oracle
14 51 (17.96%) Test Automation
14 51 (17.96%) HTML5
15 46 (16.20%) Tomcat
16 44 (15.49%) Web Services
17 43 (15.14%) MySQL
17 43 (15.14%) Computer Science
17 43 (15.14%) QA
18 42 (14.79%) Scrum
19 41 (14.44%) PHP
20 39 (13.73%) JSON
21 37 (13.03%) jQuery
21 37 (13.03%) SOA
21 37 (13.03%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (16.20%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.80%) Apache
3 24 (8.45%) Node.js
4 17 (5.99%) Joomla!
5 15 (5.28%) Alfresco
6 9 (3.17%) ArcGIS
7 8 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.46%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.11%) nginx
9 6 (2.11%) Drupal
10 4 (1.41%) WordPress
10 4 (1.41%) JBoss
10 4 (1.41%) CMS
10 4 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.70%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.70%) Liferay
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) SaaS
2 23 (8.10%) IaaS
3 17 (5.99%) PaaS
4 9 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.41%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.21%) Internet
2 17 (5.99%) HTTP
3 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.11%) SSL
5 3 (1.06%) LDAP
5 3 (1.06%) WEP
6 2 (0.70%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.14%) MySQL
2 32 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 27 (9.51%) SQL Server
4 26 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.99%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.76%) Big Data
11 3 (1.06%) Redis
11 3 (1.06%) Riak
11 3 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.35%) SQLite
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.68%) Subversion
3 34 (11.97%) JUnit
4 32 (11.27%) Maven
5 27 (9.51%) Jenkins
6 23 (8.10%) Ant
7 17 (5.99%) Eclipse
8 15 (5.28%) Selenium
8 15 (5.28%) Apache Ivy
9 14 (4.93%) Cucumber
10 12 (4.23%) TestNG
11 10 (3.52%) WebDriver
12 9 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (2.11%) Jasmine
13 6 (2.11%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.11%) Sahi
14 3 (1.06%) gulp
15 2 (0.70%) CasperJS
15 2 (0.70%) eggPlant
15 2 (0.70%) Appium
General
1 22 (7.75%) Finance
2 19 (6.69%) Banking
3 15 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.58%) Advertising
5 10 (3.52%) Law
5 10 (3.52%) Games
6 6 (2.11%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (48.94%) Developer
2 61 (21.48%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.14%) Software Engineer
4 33 (11.62%) Test Engineer
5 26 (9.15%) QA Engineer
6 21 (7.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (6.69%) PHP Developer
8 17 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.93%) Architect
12 13 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (4.23%) Applications Developer
13 12 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
16 9 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 7 (2.46%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (27.46%) HTML
1 78 (27.46%) CSS
2 62 (21.83%) XML
3 60 (21.13%) Spring
4 53 (18.66%) Hibernate
5 51 (17.96%) HTML5
6 44 (15.49%) Web Services
7 39 (13.73%) JSON
8 37 (13.03%) jQuery
9 33 (11.62%) .NET
10 32 (11.27%) J2EE
11 31 (10.92%) SOAP
12 30 (10.56%) XHTML
13 24 (8.45%) AngularJS
14 23 (8.10%) Middleware
15 17 (5.99%) Dojo
15 17 (5.99%) Oracle Fusion
16 16 (5.63%) WebCenter
16 16 (5.63%) Twisted
16 16 (5.63%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.14%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (6.34%) Xbox
4 17 (5.99%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.28%) RIA
6 14 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.58%) GIS
8 11 (3.87%) User Experience
9 9 (3.17%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.82%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.46%) Algorithms
12 6 (2.11%) PlayStation
12 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 6 (2.11%) Social Media
13 4 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
14 3 (1.06%) Wiki
14 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
15 2 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.65%) Linux
2 35 (12.32%) UNIX
3 30 (10.56%) Apple iOS
4 20 (7.04%) Android
5 16 (5.63%) Windows
6 13 (4.58%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.11%) CentOS
7 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.11%) Debian
7 6 (2.11%) Fedora
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 84 (29.58%) TDD
4 59 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (17.96%) Test Automation
5 51 (17.96%) OO
6 42 (14.79%) Scrum
7 37 (13.03%) MVC
7 37 (13.03%) SOA
8 35 (12.32%) Identity Management
9 34 (11.97%) Product Management
9 34 (11.97%) Web Development
10 30 (10.56%) Configuration Management
11 29 (10.21%) DevOps
12 28 (9.86%) SDLC
13 27 (9.51%) Mentoring
14 25 (8.80%) UML
15 24 (8.45%) Web Application Development
16 23 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (8.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (50.35%) Java
2 123 (43.31%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.13%) Python
4 41 (14.44%) PHP
5 36 (12.68%) SQL
6 35 (12.32%) Ruby
7 27 (9.51%) C++
8 25 (8.80%) C#
9 24 (8.45%) Perl
10 16 (5.63%) Jython
11 13 (4.58%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.87%) C
13 9 (3.17%) Go
14 7 (2.46%) Scala
15 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.76%) PHP5
15 5 (1.76%) VB
16 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.41%) Tcl
16 4 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 89 (31.34%) Degree
2 27 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.76%) ISEB
5 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) GCIA
6 1 (0.35%) CEH
6 1 (0.35%) GREM
6 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.14%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (6.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.63%) VirtualBox
3 14 (4.93%) Docker
4 4 (1.41%) Varnish
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (11.97%) Puppet
2 21 (7.39%) Vagrant
3 20 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (2.82%) Graphite
6 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (17.96%) Oracle
2 28 (9.86%) Adobe
2 28 (9.86%) VMware
3 22 (7.75%) Google
4 20 (7.04%) Facebook
5 15 (5.28%) ForgeRock
6 10 (3.52%) ESRI
7 8 (2.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.76%) Sybase
9 5 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.41%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.06%) Zend
12 2 (0.70%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (0.70%) SAP
12 2 (0.70%) Hyland
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Totnes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Kainos Software
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefi
Posted: 25 days ago