The 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 125 166
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +41
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 213 118 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.23% 2.06% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.48% 5.33% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 107 61
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £28,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2246 2214 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.07% 38.71% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1858 1725
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +24 109 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Gloucestershire +21 41 £37,000 -11.90% 6
Devon -2 17 £41,800 - 1
Somerset 0 14 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Dorset -6 9 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Wiltshire -14 8 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 166 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (42.34%) JavaScript
3 119 (35.74%) HTML
4 111 (33.33%) CSS
5 108 (32.43%) Java
6 86 (25.83%) Linux
6 86 (25.83%) Degree
7 84 (25.23%) HTML5
8 77 (23.12%) Web Development
9 75 (22.52%) Security Cleared
10 74 (22.22%) XML
10 74 (22.22%) Subversion
11 73 (21.92%) Web Services
12 71 (21.32%) Spring
12 71 (21.32%) Software Engineering
12 71 (21.32%) TDD
13 65 (19.52%) SC Cleared
14 64 (19.22%) MVC
14 64 (19.22%) Internet
15 62 (18.62%) XHTML
16 61 (18.32%) Python
17 60 (18.02%) Computer Science
18 58 (17.42%) C#
19 57 (17.12%) MySQL
20 56 (16.82%) SOAP
21 55 (16.52%) Hibernate
22 54 (16.22%) PHP
23 51 (15.32%) UML
24 50 (15.02%) MongoDB
25 49 (14.71%) Apache Flex

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 39 (11.71%) Alfresco
2 37 (11.11%) Apache
3 36 (10.81%) Joomla!
4 14 (4.20%) ArcGIS
5 12 (3.60%) nginx
6 11 (3.30%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.40%) Node.js
9 7 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.20%) IIS
10 4 (1.20%) CMS
11 3 (0.90%) Drupal
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.60%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.41%) GitHub
2 6 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.90%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Trello
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.22%) Internet
2 20 (6.01%) Firewall
3 16 (4.80%) HTTP
4 11 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.10%) VPN
7 6 (1.80%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.80%) SNMP
7 6 (1.80%) SMTP
7 6 (1.80%) LDAP
7 6 (1.80%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.50%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.50%) WAN
9 4 (1.20%) IPv4
9 4 (1.20%) IPv6
10 3 (0.90%) DNS
10 3 (0.90%) VoIP
10 3 (0.90%) DHCP
11 2 (0.60%) LAN
11 2 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.12%) MySQL
2 50 (15.02%) MongoDB
3 40 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.21%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.91%) RDBMS
7 17 (5.11%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.60%) Redis
9 11 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.80%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.80%) Big Data
10 6 (1.80%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.50%) Riak
12 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 74 (22.22%) Subversion
2 48 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 40 (12.01%) JUnit
4 38 (11.41%) Selenium
5 37 (11.11%) Maven
6 34 (10.21%) Ant
7 33 (9.91%) WebDriver
8 32 (9.61%) Apache Ivy
9 16 (4.80%) TestNG
10 11 (3.30%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.00%) QUnit
11 10 (3.00%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.70%) WATIR
13 8 (2.40%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.10%) JBehave
14 7 (2.10%) JIRA
14 7 (2.10%) jMock
14 7 (2.10%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.80%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.50%) Grunt
General
1 25 (7.51%) Finance
2 24 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.11%) Banking
4 11 (3.30%) Advertising
5 6 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 3 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 151 (45.35%) Developer
2 57 (17.12%) Java Developer
3 35 (10.51%) Software Engineer
3 35 (10.51%) Web Developer
4 32 (9.61%) Architect
5 25 (7.51%) Technical Architect
6 24 (7.21%) Administrator
6 24 (7.21%) PHP Developer
7 19 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.41%) QA Engineer
9 17 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.11%) Consultant
10 16 (4.80%) Applications Developer
10 16 (4.80%) Test Team Leader
10 16 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.80%) Team Leader
11 14 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.90%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (35.74%) HTML
2 111 (33.33%) CSS
3 84 (25.23%) HTML5
4 74 (22.22%) XML
5 73 (21.92%) Web Services
6 71 (21.32%) Spring
7 62 (18.62%) XHTML
8 56 (16.82%) SOAP
9 55 (16.52%) Hibernate
10 49 (14.71%) Apache Flex
10 49 (14.71%) jQuery
11 44 (13.21%) JPA
11 44 (13.21%) Spring Web Flow
11 44 (13.21%) Spring MVC
11 44 (13.21%) WSDL
12 42 (12.61%) .NET
13 39 (11.71%) Dojo
14 29 (8.71%) JSON
15 26 (7.81%) CSS3
16 24 (7.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 44 (13.21%) RIA
3 35 (10.51%) GIS
4 17 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.90%) User Experience
6 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.00%) Wiki
7 9 (2.70%) Blog
7 9 (2.70%) Derivative
8 8 (2.40%) W3C
9 7 (2.10%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.50%) Xbox
11 5 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.50%) Physics
11 5 (1.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.83%) Linux
2 43 (12.91%) Android
3 41 (12.31%) Apple iOS
4 36 (10.81%) Windows
5 27 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.20%) Fedora
7 14 (4.20%) CentOS
8 13 (3.90%) Debian
9 9 (2.70%) UNIX
9 9 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.80%) Solaris
11 3 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (23.12%) Web Development
3 71 (21.32%) Software Engineering
3 71 (21.32%) TDD
4 64 (19.22%) MVC
5 51 (15.32%) UML
6 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (11.41%) Mentoring
8 37 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 36 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 32 (9.61%) Android Development
10 32 (9.61%) iOS Development
11 30 (9.01%) Unit Testing
12 27 (8.11%) Scrum
13 25 (7.51%) OO
13 25 (7.51%) Test Strategy
14 24 (7.21%) V-Model
15 22 (6.61%) Web Application Development
16 19 (5.71%) Time Management
17 18 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (42.34%) JavaScript
2 108 (32.43%) Java
3 61 (18.32%) Python
4 58 (17.42%) C#
5 54 (16.22%) PHP
6 38 (11.41%) Ruby
7 30 (9.01%) Perl
8 27 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.80%) SQL
10 8 (2.40%) ECMAScript
11 6 (1.80%) C++
11 6 (1.80%) Bourne shell
11 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.50%) C
13 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.60%) PHP5
14 2 (0.60%) Groovy
14 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 86 (25.83%) Degree
2 75 (22.52%) Security Cleared
3 65 (19.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.80%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.70%) CCIE
5 9 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.50%) JNCIE
7 4 (1.20%) CCNP
7 4 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (0.90%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.90%) RHCE
9 2 (0.60%) ISEB
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.51%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.80%) Varnish
3 6 (1.80%) qmail
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
4 3 (0.90%) Xen
5 2 (0.60%) QEMU
5 2 (0.60%) KVM
5 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (6.01%) Puppet
2 15 (4.50%) Nagios
2 15 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.90%) Zenoss
4 9 (2.70%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.10%) YUM
5 7 (2.10%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.80%) Ansible
6 6 (1.80%) Munin
6 6 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.80%) Icinga
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (12.31%) Adobe
2 35 (10.51%) ESRI
3 30 (9.01%) Red Hat
4 29 (8.71%) Oracle
5 22 (6.61%) Cisco
6 20 (6.01%) Hyland
7 16 (4.80%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.30%) Zend
9 10 (3.00%) Facebook
10 9 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (2.70%) F5
10 9 (2.70%) Juniper
10 9 (2.70%) VMware
11 6 (1.80%) Percona
12 5 (1.50%) Google
13 4 (1.20%) Mapinfo
14 3 (0.90%) SAP
14 3 (0.90%) ForgeRock
15 2 (0.60%) Dell
15 2 (0.60%) Citrix
South West
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum (negotiable) or equivalent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Via Resource
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Via Resource
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,999 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago