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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 93 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 172 152 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.04% 2.46% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.85% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 142 134 123
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £53,500
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
4940 5324 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.29% 86.13% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4354 4118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -28 76 £45,000 - 8
Gloucestershire +27 27 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Somerset +20 27 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Wiltshire +9 20 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Devon +11 14 £65,000 +38.66% 1
Dorset +16 6 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 215 (65.95%) Java
2 210 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (50.92%) JavaScript
4 131 (40.18%) Degree
5 124 (38.04%) HTML
6 114 (34.97%) Software Engineering
7 101 (30.98%) TDD
8 100 (30.67%) Linux
8 100 (30.67%) HTML5
9 97 (29.75%) Spring
10 94 (28.83%) Web Development
11 93 (28.53%) CSS
12 92 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
13 84 (25.77%) MongoDB
14 83 (25.46%) C#
15 82 (25.15%) SDLC
16 80 (24.54%) Computer Science
17 78 (23.93%) XML
18 77 (23.62%) Security Cleared
19 75 (23.01%) Hibernate
20 73 (22.39%) .NET
20 73 (22.39%) Internet
21 72 (22.09%) OO
21 72 (22.09%) Web Services
22 68 (20.86%) Maven
22 68 (20.86%) Subversion
23 65 (19.94%) SOAP
24 64 (19.63%) SQL
25 63 (19.33%) UML
25 63 (19.33%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 50 (15.34%) Alfresco
1 50 (15.34%) Joomla!
2 31 (9.51%) Node.js
3 27 (8.28%) Apache
3 27 (8.28%) Apache Spark
4 22 (6.75%) CMS
5 21 (6.44%) Tomcat
6 17 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (4.91%) OpenStack
8 15 (4.60%) Apache Pig
8 15 (4.60%) Confluence
9 13 (3.99%) Apache Solr
9 13 (3.99%) Drupal
9 13 (3.99%) JBoss
10 11 (3.37%) SAS
10 11 (3.37%) WebLogic
10 11 (3.37%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.76%) Jetty
11 9 (2.76%) WordPress
12 5 (1.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.61%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.91%) SaaS
2 15 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.61%) Responsys
6 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (22.39%) Internet
2 11 (3.37%) HTTP
2 11 (3.37%) IP Telephony
3 10 (3.07%) SSL
4 5 (1.53%) Intranet
5 3 (0.92%) Firewall
5 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.61%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) NGN
7 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.77%) MongoDB
2 62 (19.02%) MySQL
3 47 (14.42%) NoSQL
4 42 (12.88%) SQL Server
5 34 (10.43%) Big Data
6 31 (9.51%) Hadoop
7 27 (8.28%) Relational Database
8 24 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (6.13%) Neo4j
10 17 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (4.60%) Apache Hive
12 13 (3.99%) RDBMS
13 11 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (3.37%) Couchbase
13 11 (3.37%) Impala
13 11 (3.37%) Parquet
13 11 (3.37%) QlikView
14 10 (3.07%) Sybase ASE
15 9 (2.76%) Redis
16 7 (2.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 68 (20.86%) Maven
1 68 (20.86%) Subversion
2 49 (15.03%) Ant
2 49 (15.03%) Apache Ivy
3 32 (9.82%) JIRA
4 26 (7.98%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.52%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.29%) JUnit
7 11 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.15%) AccuRev
8 7 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.53%) JMeter
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.23%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.92%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.92%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.92%) TestComplete
General
1 56 (17.18%) Telecoms
2 50 (15.34%) Banking
3 46 (14.11%) Finance
4 27 (8.28%) Retail
5 19 (5.83%) Games
6 6 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.53%) Local Government
7 5 (1.53%) Marketing
8 4 (1.23%) Military
9 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) French Language
9 2 (0.61%) German Language
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 189 (57.98%) Developer
2 86 (26.38%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.50%) Software Engineer
4 38 (11.66%) Web Developer
5 35 (10.74%) Java Engineer
6 29 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.28%) Test Engineer
8 26 (7.98%) C# Developer
9 24 (7.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 22 (6.75%) Java Software Developer
11 21 (6.44%) Java Software Engineer
11 21 (6.44%) QA Engineer
11 21 (6.44%) QA Test Engineer
12 17 (5.21%) Applications Developer
12 17 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (4.91%) Lead Developer
13 16 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.91%) Software Manager
14 15 (4.60%) Data Scientist
14 15 (4.60%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (38.04%) HTML
2 100 (30.67%) HTML5
3 97 (29.75%) Spring
4 93 (28.53%) CSS
5 78 (23.93%) XML
6 75 (23.01%) Hibernate
7 73 (22.39%) .NET
8 72 (22.09%) Web Services
9 65 (19.94%) SOAP
10 55 (16.87%) AngularJS
11 54 (16.56%) XHTML
12 51 (15.64%) React
13 50 (15.34%) Dojo
13 50 (15.34%) WSDL
14 47 (14.42%) JPA
14 47 (14.42%) Spring MVC
14 47 (14.42%) Spring Web Flow
15 46 (14.11%) Apache Flex
16 43 (13.19%) Backbone.js
17 40 (12.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (24.54%) Computer Science
2 43 (13.19%) RIA
3 29 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.52%) Digital Media
4 18 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.99%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.37%) EPoS
7 10 (3.07%) Fixed Income
7 10 (3.07%) Internet of Things
7 10 (3.07%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.76%) VHDL
9 8 (2.45%) Blog
9 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.15%) User Experience
11 6 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.84%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.84%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.84%) W3C
12 5 (1.53%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 100 (30.67%) Linux
2 63 (19.33%) Apple iOS
3 62 (19.02%) Android
4 46 (14.11%) Windows
5 42 (12.88%) Unix
6 15 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.07%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.45%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Fedora
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (34.97%) Software Engineering
3 101 (30.98%) TDD
4 94 (28.83%) Web Development
5 92 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (25.15%) SDLC
7 72 (22.09%) OO
8 63 (19.33%) UML
9 62 (19.02%) MVC
10 59 (18.10%) Mobile Development
11 53 (16.26%) iOS Development
12 52 (15.95%) Android Development
13 41 (12.58%) DevOps
14 36 (11.04%) Test Automation
14 36 (11.04%) Unit Testing
15 33 (10.12%) Scrum
16 30 (9.20%) Product Management
17 25 (7.67%) Analytics
18 21 (6.44%) Automated Testing
18 21 (6.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 215 (65.95%) Java
2 166 (50.92%) JavaScript
3 83 (25.46%) C#
4 64 (19.63%) SQL
5 52 (15.95%) PHP
6 49 (15.03%) Python
7 38 (11.66%) Perl
8 31 (9.51%) C++
9 29 (8.90%) Ruby
10 24 (7.36%) Scala
11 23 (7.06%) C
12 17 (5.21%) Groovy
13 15 (4.60%) R
14 12 (3.68%) Bash Shell
15 11 (3.37%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.15%) Go
17 4 (1.23%) Delphi
17 4 (1.23%) Pascal
17 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 131 (40.18%) Degree
2 77 (23.62%) Security Cleared
3 58 (17.79%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.83%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.37%) CCENT
6 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.58%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (1.53%) Docker
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (5.52%) Ansible
2 17 (5.21%) Puppet
3 15 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.15%) Kibana
4 7 (2.15%) logstash
4 7 (2.15%) Salt
5 4 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (17.48%) Oracle
2 52 (15.95%) Adobe
3 18 (5.52%) Google
4 15 (4.60%) Facebook
5 14 (4.29%) Cisco
5 14 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.68%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.37%) Tableau
7 11 (3.37%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.07%) IBM
8 10 (3.07%) Sybase
9 7 (2.15%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.84%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.53%) VMware
12 3 (0.92%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.92%) Zend
13 2 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.61%) Hitachi
13 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
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Devon
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Yeovil
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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