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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 85 110 140
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 180 111 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.04% 2.14% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.34% 5.58% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 150 109 70
Average salary £42,400 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.59% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £43,000
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 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
1928 1990 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.61% 38.34% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1627 1670
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +35 88 £45,000 +24.13% 15
Somerset +3 19 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wiltshire 0 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Dorset -22 17 £49,000 +78.18% 2
Gloucestershire -16 12 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Devon - 12 £43,000 - 6
Cornwall - 2 £26,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 189 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 161 (40.66%) HTML
2 161 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (37.88%) CSS
4 136 (34.34%) Java
5 121 (30.56%) HTML5
6 110 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 98 (24.75%) Linux
7 98 (24.75%) Degree
8 94 (23.74%) Subversion
9 90 (22.73%) PHP
10 86 (21.72%) Spring
11 83 (20.96%) MVC
11 83 (20.96%) Web Services
11 83 (20.96%) Git (software)
12 76 (19.19%) C#
12 76 (19.19%) MySQL
13 73 (18.43%) TDD
14 68 (17.17%) XML
14 68 (17.17%) Web Development
15 66 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 64 (16.16%) Python
16 64 (16.16%) Hibernate
17 62 (15.66%) CSS3
18 58 (14.65%) Computer Science
19 55 (13.89%) jQuery
19 55 (13.89%) Internet
20 54 (13.64%) XHTML
20 54 (13.64%) SC Cleared
21 53 (13.38%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 41 (10.35%) Apache
2 34 (8.59%) Alfresco
3 30 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 27 (6.82%) Joomla!
5 25 (6.31%) Node.js
6 17 (4.29%) Apache Solr
6 17 (4.29%) nginx
7 12 (3.03%) Drupal
8 7 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.77%) WordPress
8 7 (1.77%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.26%) JBoss
10 3 (0.76%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Mule
11 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Summit
2 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.53%) GitHub
2 9 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.01%) IaaS
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
4 4 (1.01%) PaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.89%) Internet
2 23 (5.81%) Firewall
3 22 (5.56%) HTTP
4 12 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.02%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.77%) LDAP
7 7 (1.77%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.77%) VPN
7 7 (1.77%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.77%) SNMP
7 7 (1.77%) SMTP
8 3 (0.76%) DHCP
8 3 (0.76%) DNS
9 2 (0.51%) MPLS
9 2 (0.51%) SAN
9 2 (0.51%) WAN
9 2 (0.51%) LAN
10 1 (0.25%) Network Security
10 1 (0.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (19.19%) MySQL
2 53 (13.38%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 41 (10.35%) MongoDB
5 36 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.04%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.28%) Redis
10 10 (2.53%) Riak
11 7 (1.77%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.01%) SQL Navigator
13 4 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.01%) Big Data
14 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 94 (23.74%) Subversion
2 83 (20.96%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.08%) JUnit
4 26 (6.57%) Maven
5 22 (5.56%) Ant
5 22 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
6 21 (5.30%) Selenium
7 18 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.54%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.54%) TestNG
9 13 (3.28%) JIRA
10 12 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.53%) Grunt
11 10 (2.53%) QUnit
11 10 (2.53%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.27%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.02%) Bower
14 7 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 30 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.31%) Finance
3 21 (5.30%) Banking
4 12 (3.03%) Advertising
5 8 (2.02%) Publishing
6 6 (1.52%) Electronics
6 6 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.01%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 193 (48.74%) Developer
2 62 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 46 (11.62%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 41 (10.35%) Architect
6 28 (7.07%) PHP Developer
7 23 (5.81%) Administrator
8 21 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.80%) Technical Architect
10 18 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 18 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
10 18 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (4.29%) QA Engineer
12 16 (4.04%) Front-End Web Developer
13 14 (3.54%) Test Engineer
14 13 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (40.66%) HTML
2 150 (37.88%) CSS
3 121 (30.56%) HTML5
4 86 (21.72%) Spring
5 83 (20.96%) Web Services
6 68 (17.17%) XML
7 64 (16.16%) Hibernate
8 62 (15.66%) CSS3
9 55 (13.89%) jQuery
10 54 (13.64%) XHTML
11 52 (13.13%) .NET
12 43 (10.86%) AngularJS
13 38 (9.60%) J2EE
14 37 (9.34%) SOAP
15 34 (8.59%) JPA
16 32 (8.08%) Spring MVC
16 32 (8.08%) Apache Flex
17 31 (7.83%) WSDL
17 31 (7.83%) Spring Web Flow
18 30 (7.58%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.83%) RIA
3 23 (5.81%) User Experience
3 23 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.30%) GIS
5 20 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.05%) BBC
6 16 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.79%) Wiki
8 13 (3.28%) Xbox
9 12 (3.03%) Client/Server
9 12 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (2.53%) Derivative
10 10 (2.53%) Digital Media
11 9 (2.27%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.77%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.77%) Physics
13 5 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (1.01%) Photography
14 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.75%) Linux
2 42 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 42 (10.61%) Windows
3 41 (10.35%) Android
4 19 (4.80%) Ubuntu
4 19 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.04%) UNIX
6 15 (3.79%) CentOS
6 15 (3.79%) Fedora
7 12 (3.03%) Debian
8 10 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.77%) Solaris
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 83 (20.96%) MVC
4 73 (18.43%) TDD
5 68 (17.17%) Web Development
6 44 (11.11%) OO
7 40 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (9.85%) Mentoring
9 38 (9.60%) Web Application Development
10 37 (9.34%) Test Automation
11 35 (8.84%) UML
12 32 (8.08%) SOA
13 28 (7.07%) Scrum
13 28 (7.07%) Product Management
14 27 (6.82%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.31%) Android Development
15 25 (6.31%) iOS Development
16 24 (6.06%) OO PHP
17 23 (5.81%) Time Management
18 19 (4.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 189 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 136 (34.34%) Java
3 90 (22.73%) PHP
4 76 (19.19%) C#
5 64 (16.16%) Python
6 40 (10.10%) Perl
7 38 (9.60%) SQL
8 35 (8.84%) Ruby
9 20 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.02%) C++
12 7 (1.77%) Bourne shell
12 7 (1.77%) C
12 7 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.01%) Jython
14 4 (1.01%) Groovy
15 3 (0.76%) XQuery
16 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 98 (24.75%) Degree
2 66 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 54 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.04%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.03%) CCIE
6 10 (2.53%) VCP4
7 8 (2.02%) JNCIE
8 4 (1.01%) CCNP
8 4 (1.01%) CCNA
9 3 (0.76%) RHCE
10 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.60%) QA
2 7 (1.77%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.52%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.77%) Varnish
3 7 (1.77%) qmail
4 4 (1.01%) vSphere
4 4 (1.01%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.51%) KVM
5 2 (0.51%) HDFS
5 2 (0.51%) QEMU
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (9.09%) Puppet
2 20 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.29%) Vagrant
4 14 (3.54%) Nagios
4 14 (3.54%) Zenoss
5 10 (2.53%) Graphite
6 7 (1.77%) yum
6 7 (1.77%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.77%) Ansible
6 7 (1.77%) Icinga
6 7 (1.77%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.77%) Munin
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 48 (12.12%) Oracle
2 36 (9.09%) Adobe
3 32 (8.08%) Red Hat
4 31 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.07%) Cisco
5 28 (7.07%) Zend
6 27 (6.82%) Hyland
7 21 (5.30%) ESRI
8 15 (3.79%) Facebook
8 15 (3.79%) Google
9 14 (3.54%) ForgeRock
10 12 (3.03%) VMware
10 12 (3.03%) Juniper
10 12 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
10 12 (3.03%) F5
11 7 (1.77%) Percona
12 4 (1.01%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.76%) Citrix
13 3 (0.76%) SAP
14 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Training allowance & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Imagine Publishing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole, Dorset
BARCLAYS BANK PLC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago