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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 101 71 107
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 174 223 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 3.72% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 4.30% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 174 141
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 88 £45,000 - 13
Dorset +17 25 £44,000 -10.20% 5
Gloucestershire -4 18 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Somerset -6 17 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Wiltshire 0 16 £35,000 - 4
Devon -7 5 £60,000 +40.84%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (61.17%) Java
3 153 (49.51%) JavaScript
4 122 (39.48%) HTML
5 113 (36.57%) Software Engineering
6 105 (33.98%) Degree
7 100 (32.36%) Spring
8 92 (29.77%) CSS
9 90 (29.13%) TDD
10 85 (27.51%) HTML5
11 81 (26.21%) OO
12 76 (24.60%) XML
12 76 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (22.98%) Web Services
14 69 (22.33%) Linux
14 69 (22.33%) C#
15 68 (22.01%) MVC
15 68 (22.01%) Hibernate
16 63 (20.39%) Web Development
17 60 (19.42%) AngularJS
17 60 (19.42%) .NET
18 57 (18.45%) MySQL
19 56 (18.12%) MongoDB
20 54 (17.48%) SQL Server
21 53 (17.15%) Computer Science
22 52 (16.83%) Internet
22 52 (16.83%) Subversion
22 52 (16.83%) Maven
23 51 (16.50%) J2EE
23 51 (16.50%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (10.36%) Node.js
2 29 (9.39%) CMS
2 29 (9.39%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.41%) Alfresco
3 26 (8.41%) Joomla!
4 22 (7.12%) Apache
5 19 (6.15%) JBoss
6 18 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (4.85%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.56%) Apache Spark
8 11 (3.56%) Drupal
8 11 (3.56%) WordPress
9 10 (3.24%) Jetty
9 10 (3.24%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.91%) Umbraco
11 8 (2.59%) Confluence
11 8 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (2.59%) WebLogic
11 8 (2.59%) WebSphere
12 7 (2.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.33%) SaaS
2 15 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.27%) IaaS
4 7 (2.27%) PaaS
5 6 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.97%) GitHub
7 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.83%) Internet
2 15 (4.85%) HTTP
3 12 (3.88%) IP Telephony
4 10 (3.24%) SSL
5 5 (1.62%) Intranet
6 4 (1.29%) LDAP
7 2 (0.65%) DHCP
7 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.45%) MySQL
2 56 (18.12%) MongoDB
3 54 (17.48%) SQL Server
4 48 (15.53%) NoSQL
5 32 (10.36%) Big Data
6 30 (9.71%) Relational Database
7 23 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (7.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (6.15%) RDBMS
10 16 (5.18%) Hadoop
11 14 (4.53%) Sybase ASE
12 13 (4.21%) Neo4j
12 13 (4.21%) Redis
13 11 (3.56%) Riak
14 10 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.59%) Couchbase
16 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
17 2 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 52 (16.83%) Maven
1 52 (16.83%) Subversion
2 41 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.68%) Ant
4 28 (9.06%) Apache Ivy
5 26 (8.41%) JUnit
6 13 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.88%) JIRA
8 11 (3.56%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.91%) Selenium
10 7 (2.27%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.62%) DbUnit
11 5 (1.62%) HttpUnit
11 5 (1.62%) XMLUnit
12 4 (1.29%) JMeter
12 4 (1.29%) TestNG
13 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.97%) gulp
13 3 (0.97%) TestComplete
13 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (10.68%) Banking
2 26 (8.41%) Finance
3 24 (7.77%) Retail
4 20 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.50%) Games
6 9 (2.91%) Military
7 8 (2.59%) Marketing
8 6 (1.94%) Advertising
8 6 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.62%) Legal
10 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.97%) Law
12 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Electronics
12 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 181 (58.58%) Developer
2 101 (32.69%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.92%) Java Engineer
4 39 (12.62%) Software Engineer
5 38 (12.30%) Test Engineer
6 34 (11.00%) Senior Developer
7 29 (9.39%) QA Engineer
8 28 (9.06%) QA Test Engineer
9 25 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (7.77%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.47%) Java Software Developer
12 19 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (6.15%) Lead Developer
12 19 (6.15%) PHP Developer
13 17 (5.50%) Team Leader
14 15 (4.85%) Agile Developer
15 14 (4.53%) Applications Developer
15 14 (4.53%) C# Developer
16 13 (4.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (39.48%) HTML
2 100 (32.36%) Spring
3 92 (29.77%) CSS
4 85 (27.51%) HTML5
5 76 (24.60%) XML
6 71 (22.98%) Web Services
7 68 (22.01%) Hibernate
8 60 (19.42%) .NET
8 60 (19.42%) AngularJS
9 51 (16.50%) J2EE
10 47 (15.21%) XHTML
11 38 (12.30%) JSON
11 38 (12.30%) RESTful
12 37 (11.97%) Spring MVC
13 35 (11.33%) SOAP
14 28 (9.06%) React
15 27 (8.74%) jQuery
16 26 (8.41%) Apache Flex
16 26 (8.41%) Dojo
16 26 (8.41%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.15%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.44%) RIA
3 21 (6.80%) W3C
4 19 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.53%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.88%) EPoS
8 10 (3.24%) Blog
9 9 (2.91%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.91%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.59%) User Experience
11 7 (2.27%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.62%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.62%) CESG
12 5 (1.62%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.62%) Fintech
12 5 (1.62%) VHDL
13 4 (1.29%) Social Network
13 4 (1.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.33%) Linux
2 41 (13.27%) Android
2 41 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 39 (12.62%) Unix
4 30 (9.71%) Windows
5 14 (4.53%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.65%) CentOS
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Fedora
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (36.57%) Software Engineering
3 90 (29.13%) TDD
4 81 (26.21%) OO
5 76 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (22.01%) MVC
7 63 (20.39%) Web Development
8 51 (16.50%) UML
9 49 (15.86%) Scrum
10 48 (15.53%) SDLC
11 39 (12.62%) Product Management
12 38 (12.30%) Test Automation
13 34 (11.00%) Mobile Development
13 34 (11.00%) SOA
14 31 (10.03%) DevOps
15 29 (9.39%) iOS Development
15 29 (9.39%) Mentoring
15 29 (9.39%) Unit Testing
16 28 (9.06%) Android Development
17 26 (8.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (61.17%) Java
2 153 (49.51%) JavaScript
3 69 (22.33%) C#
4 46 (14.89%) SQL
5 36 (11.65%) PHP
6 29 (9.39%) Python
7 24 (7.77%) Groovy
7 24 (7.77%) Perl
8 22 (7.12%) Scala
9 18 (5.83%) C++
9 18 (5.83%) Ruby
10 16 (5.18%) C
11 14 (4.53%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.21%) Clojure
13 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
14 10 (3.24%) Go
15 7 (2.27%) XPath
16 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 105 (33.98%) Degree
2 49 (15.86%) Security Cleared
3 42 (13.59%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.88%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.94%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) GPG13
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.62%) ISO22301
2 5 (1.62%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (2.59%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.29%) Varnish
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (4.85%) Puppet
2 13 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.24%) Ansible
4 8 (2.59%) Kibana
4 8 (2.59%) logstash
4 8 (2.59%) Salt
5 3 (0.97%) Graphite
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (15.21%) Oracle
2 36 (11.65%) Adobe
3 24 (7.77%) Google
4 20 (6.47%) Facebook
5 14 (4.53%) Sybase
6 13 (4.21%) Cisco
7 11 (3.56%) Twitter
8 10 (3.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.59%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.59%) ForgeRock
9 8 (2.59%) Sitecore
10 7 (2.27%) MuleSoft
10 7 (2.27%) WSO2
11 6 (1.94%) SAP
11 6 (1.94%) VMware
12 3 (0.97%) Zend
13 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.65%) IBM
13 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.32%) Symantec
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