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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 124 163 130
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 120 51 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 1.01% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.25% 3.29% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88 51 81
Average salary £40,250 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.38% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1656 1548 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.18% 30.57% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1288 1341
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 +39 54 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Wiltshire -7 17 £40,000 +42.45% 3
Gloucestershire +14 16 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Somerset -24 13 £45,000 +42.85% 11
Devon -11 4 £23,500 -57.27% 7
Dorset -13 4 - -
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 95 (32.53%) Java
3 93 (31.85%) HTML
3 93 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (27.40%) CSS
5 75 (25.68%) MySQL
6 74 (25.34%) Linux
7 68 (23.29%) PHP
7 68 (23.29%) Degree
8 62 (21.23%) Web Development
9 58 (19.86%) Python
10 53 (18.15%) Web Services
10 53 (18.15%) Computer Science
10 53 (18.15%) HTML5
11 52 (17.81%) Test Automation
12 49 (16.78%) Selenium
12 49 (16.78%) jQuery
12 49 (16.78%) Software Engineering
12 49 (16.78%) JUnit
13 47 (16.10%) XML
14 46 (15.75%) Internet
14 46 (15.75%) MVC
15 44 (15.07%) Scrum
15 44 (15.07%) Security Cleared
16 43 (14.73%) WebDriver
17 42 (14.38%) GIS
17 42 (14.38%) ESRI
18 41 (14.04%) Ruby
19 40 (13.70%) Waterfall
20 39 (13.36%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (11.30%) Apache
2 24 (8.22%) CMS
3 18 (6.16%) WordPress
4 17 (5.82%) Drupal
5 13 (4.45%) Alfresco
5 13 (4.45%) Joomla!
6 12 (4.11%) ArcGIS
7 9 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.05%) nginx
8 6 (2.05%) Node.js
9 5 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.03%) IIS
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.68%) Kentico
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.05%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (6.16%) Magento
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.77%) SaaS
2 8 (2.74%) GitHub
3 6 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.05%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.75%) Internet
2 13 (4.45%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (4.45%) iSCSI
2 13 (4.45%) LDAP
3 12 (4.11%) HTTP
4 8 (2.74%) IPv4
4 8 (2.74%) IPv6
5 7 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.05%) SAN
6 6 (2.05%) VoIP
6 6 (2.05%) WAN
7 5 (1.71%) Intranet
7 5 (1.71%) Firewall
8 3 (1.03%) X.509
8 3 (1.03%) VLAN
9 2 (0.68%) VPN
9 2 (0.68%) Broadband
10 1 (0.34%) DHCP
10 1 (0.34%) DNS
10 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (25.68%) MySQL
2 20 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.82%) Big Data
5 15 (5.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.45%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.11%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.08%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.71%) DB2
10 4 (1.37%) Redis
11 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (16.78%) Selenium
1 49 (16.78%) JUnit
2 43 (14.73%) WebDriver
3 36 (12.33%) Subversion
4 33 (11.30%) Git (software)
5 21 (7.19%) Maven
6 15 (5.14%) WATIR
7 14 (4.79%) Cucumber
8 13 (4.45%) JBehave
8 13 (4.45%) jMock
8 13 (4.45%) Ant
9 12 (4.11%) Apache Ivy
10 10 (3.42%) FitNesse
10 10 (3.42%) TestNG
10 10 (3.42%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.71%) FogBugz
13 4 (1.37%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.03%) JMeter
15 2 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (8.56%) Finance
2 21 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.79%) Marketing
4 12 (4.11%) Advertising
5 9 (3.08%) Electronics
6 7 (2.40%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (45.55%) Developer
2 36 (12.33%) PHP Developer
2 36 (12.33%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.59%) Architect
3 28 (9.59%) Web Developer
4 26 (8.90%) Technical Architect
5 24 (8.22%) QA Engineer
6 23 (7.88%) Software Engineer
7 20 (6.85%) Test Leader
8 17 (5.82%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.48%) Administrator
9 16 (5.48%) Consultant
9 16 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.14%) Applications Developer
11 14 (4.79%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.45%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (4.45%) QA Automation Engineer
12 13 (4.45%) Automation Engineer
12 13 (4.45%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (31.85%) HTML
2 80 (27.40%) CSS
3 53 (18.15%) Web Services
3 53 (18.15%) HTML5
4 49 (16.78%) jQuery
5 47 (16.10%) XML
6 39 (13.36%) Spring
6 39 (13.36%) SOAP
7 36 (12.33%) LAMP
8 34 (11.64%) .NET
9 33 (11.30%) XHTML
9 33 (11.30%) JSON
10 22 (7.53%) Apache Flex
11 21 (7.19%) Hibernate
12 20 (6.85%) Symfony
13 19 (6.51%) Zend Framework
14 17 (5.82%) PostGIS
14 17 (5.82%) Ajax
15 16 (5.48%) WSDL
15 16 (5.48%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.15%) Computer Science
2 42 (14.38%) GIS
3 28 (9.59%) Mobile App
4 18 (6.16%) W3C
5 16 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.48%) RIA
6 11 (3.77%) Blog
7 9 (3.08%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.74%) Xbox
9 7 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.05%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.05%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.71%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.37%) DTV
13 3 (1.03%) Social Media
13 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.68%) Wiki
14 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.34%) Linux
2 22 (7.53%) Ubuntu
3 20 (6.85%) Android
4 19 (6.51%) Windows
5 16 (5.48%) Apple iOS
6 15 (5.14%) UNIX
7 14 (4.79%) Debian
8 13 (4.45%) Solaris
9 9 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) CentOS
10 3 (1.03%) Fedora
11 2 (0.68%) SUSE
11 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.23%) Web Development
3 52 (17.81%) Test Automation
4 49 (16.78%) Software Engineering
5 46 (15.75%) MVC
6 44 (15.07%) Scrum
7 40 (13.70%) Waterfall
8 38 (13.01%) TDD
9 36 (12.33%) OO
10 29 (9.93%) UML
10 29 (9.93%) V-Model
11 27 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (8.22%) E-Commerce
13 22 (7.53%) OOP
14 19 (6.51%) Identity Management
15 18 (6.16%) Test Strategy
16 15 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (4.79%) Risk Management
18 13 (4.45%) Unit Testing
19 12 (4.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 95 (32.53%) Java
3 68 (23.29%) PHP
4 58 (19.86%) Python
5 41 (14.04%) Ruby
6 35 (11.99%) Bash Shell
7 32 (10.96%) SQL
8 21 (7.19%) C#
9 20 (6.85%) Perl
10 13 (4.45%) C
11 12 (4.11%) ECMAScript
12 11 (3.77%) PHP5
13 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.03%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.34%) C++
16 1 (0.34%) VB
16 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.34%) Uniface
16 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 68 (23.29%) Degree
2 44 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 38 (13.01%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) RHCE
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCIE
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.01%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.11%) Xen
1 12 (4.11%) GPFS
2 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.08%) NFS
3 9 (3.08%) Samba
4 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Squid
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.74%) Bcfg2
2 3 (1.03%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.34%) YUM
4 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (14.38%) ESRI
2 27 (9.25%) Zend
3 24 (8.22%) Adobe
4 20 (6.85%) Facebook
5 15 (5.14%) Oracle
6 13 (4.45%) VMware
7 10 (3.42%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.74%) Google
8 8 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.05%) JBoss
10 4 (1.37%) Cisco
10 4 (1.37%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.37%) SAP
11 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.03%) Cognos
12 2 (0.68%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.34%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.34%) Twitter
Cornwall
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Network ITR
Salary: 550 to 600 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
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Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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