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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 108 116 171
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +55
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 158 124 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.69% 2.02% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.44% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 125 100 38
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £27,906
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,500 £50,000
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 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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 104 £45,000 - 11
Wiltshire 0 15 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Somerset 0 13 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Dorset +14 9 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Devon +5 9 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Gloucestershire -24 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 149 (48.38%) Java
2 142 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 105 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 101 (32.79%) Degree
6 83 (26.95%) CSS
7 81 (26.30%) HTML
8 79 (25.65%) Linux
8 79 (25.65%) TDD
9 65 (21.10%) Python
10 64 (20.78%) XML
11 62 (20.13%) Spring
12 61 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 55 (17.86%) Oracle
15 54 (17.53%) Git (software)
16 53 (17.21%) Hibernate
17 52 (16.88%) Tomcat
17 52 (16.88%) HTML5
18 50 (16.23%) Computer Science
19 49 (15.91%) OO
20 47 (15.26%) QA
21 44 (14.29%) Scrum
21 44 (14.29%) PHP
22 43 (13.96%) Identity Management
22 43 (13.96%) Web Services
22 43 (13.96%) JSON
23 41 (13.31%) MySQL
23 41 (13.31%) Puppet
24 39 (12.66%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 28 (9.09%) Apache
3 21 (6.82%) Node.js
4 16 (5.19%) Joomla!
5 14 (4.55%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.92%) Drupal
6 9 (2.92%) ArcGIS
7 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.95%) WordPress
9 4 (1.30%) CMS
10 3 (0.97%) JBoss
10 3 (0.97%) nginx
10 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.65%) Liferay
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.65%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.97%) Summit
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.44%) SaaS
2 25 (8.12%) IaaS
3 19 (6.17%) PaaS
4 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.97%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.77%) Internet
2 19 (6.17%) HTTP
3 7 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.95%) SSL
5 3 (0.97%) WEP
6 2 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.31%) MySQL
2 33 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 30 (9.74%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.62%) Big Data
11 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.65%) BigTable
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.66%) Subversion
3 29 (9.42%) JUnit
4 24 (7.79%) Maven
5 21 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.17%) Ant
7 18 (5.84%) Cucumber
7 18 (5.84%) Eclipse
8 15 (4.87%) WebDriver
9 14 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
10 13 (4.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (4.22%) Selenium
11 11 (3.57%) TestNG
12 7 (2.27%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.62%) Sahi
13 5 (1.62%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.65%) Calabash
16 2 (0.65%) eggPlant
General
1 23 (7.47%) Finance
2 19 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.84%) Banking
4 13 (4.22%) Advertising
5 12 (3.90%) Law
6 9 (2.92%) Games
7 5 (1.62%) Marketing
8 4 (1.30%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.97%) Publishing
10 2 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 141 (45.78%) Developer
2 61 (19.81%) Java Developer
3 44 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 37 (12.01%) Test Engineer
5 30 (9.74%) QA Engineer
6 23 (7.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (6.82%) Architect
8 20 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (5.52%) Web Developer
10 16 (5.19%) PHP Developer
10 16 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.22%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.25%) Technical Architect
13 10 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.92%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (26.95%) CSS
2 81 (26.30%) HTML
3 64 (20.78%) XML
4 62 (20.13%) Spring
5 53 (17.21%) Hibernate
6 52 (16.88%) HTML5
7 43 (13.96%) JSON
7 43 (13.96%) Web Services
8 38 (12.34%) jQuery
9 35 (11.36%) .NET
10 31 (10.06%) XHTML
11 29 (9.42%) SOAP
11 29 (9.42%) Middleware
12 27 (8.77%) J2EE
13 23 (7.47%) AngularJS
14 19 (6.17%) Oracle Fusion
15 18 (5.84%) WebCenter
15 18 (5.84%) MCollective
16 16 (5.19%) Dojo
17 15 (4.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.23%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.79%) Xbox
4 19 (6.17%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.19%) GIS
6 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.55%) RIA
7 12 (3.90%) User Experience
8 11 (3.57%) Algorithms
9 10 (3.25%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.95%) Social Media
12 5 (1.62%) PlayStation
13 4 (1.30%) Photography
13 4 (1.30%) BBC
14 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.65%) Linux
2 33 (10.71%) UNIX
3 30 (9.74%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.17%) Windows
5 17 (5.52%) Android
6 13 (4.22%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.27%) CentOS
7 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.27%) Debian
7 7 (2.27%) Fedora
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 79 (25.65%) TDD
4 61 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 49 (15.91%) OO
7 44 (14.29%) Scrum
8 43 (13.96%) Identity Management
9 39 (12.66%) MVC
10 37 (12.01%) Product Management
11 34 (11.04%) SOA
12 33 (10.71%) Configuration Management
13 32 (10.39%) Web Application Development
14 31 (10.06%) SDLC
14 31 (10.06%) Web Development
15 30 (9.74%) Mentoring
16 28 (9.09%) DevOps
17 27 (8.77%) BDD
18 26 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (6.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (48.38%) Java
2 126 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 65 (21.10%) Python
4 44 (14.29%) PHP
5 39 (12.66%) SQL
6 35 (11.36%) Ruby
7 27 (8.77%) C#
8 25 (8.12%) Perl
9 22 (7.14%) C++
10 18 (5.84%) Jython
11 14 (4.55%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.57%) C
13 9 (2.92%) Go
14 7 (2.27%) Scala
15 6 (1.95%) PHP5
16 5 (1.62%) VB
16 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.30%) Groovy
17 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 101 (32.79%) Degree
2 30 (9.74%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) ISEB
5 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) GREM
6 1 (0.32%) GCIA
6 1 (0.32%) CEH
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.26%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (6.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.84%) VirtualBox
4 11 (3.57%) Docker
5 2 (0.65%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (13.31%) Puppet
2 21 (6.82%) Vagrant
3 20 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.62%) Graphite
6 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (17.86%) Oracle
2 30 (9.74%) VMware
3 28 (9.09%) Google
4 25 (8.12%) Adobe
5 24 (7.79%) Facebook
6 22 (7.14%) ForgeRock
7 13 (4.22%) ESRI
8 10 (3.25%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.27%) Zend
10 6 (1.95%) Hyland
11 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.30%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.97%) Sybase
14 2 (0.65%) SOASTA, Inc
15 1 (0.32%) SAP
15 1 (0.32%) HP
15 1 (0.32%) Citrix
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, generous holiday, dis
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Totnes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Candidate Source
Salary: £43,000 - £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000-27,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath, Avon
Meanbee
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + +20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible working, etc.
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago