The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 99 163 143
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 143 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 0.97% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.94% 3.16% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 122 44 67
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1801 1615 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.74% 30.76% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1361 1301
Average salary £37,500 £35,657 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.16% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +57 71 £53,500 +16.30% 11
Somerset -11 28 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Gloucestershire +18 21 £35,000 -18.60%
Wiltshire -6 8 £30,000 +6.83% 5
Dorset -11 7 £30,000 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 99 (34.74%) Java
2 95 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 95 (33.33%) HTML
3 90 (31.58%) MySQL
4 83 (29.12%) Linux
5 80 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (27.72%) PHP
7 77 (27.02%) CSS
8 67 (23.51%) Python
9 62 (21.75%) Degree
10 60 (21.05%) Web Development
11 51 (17.89%) jQuery
12 48 (16.84%) OO
13 47 (16.49%) Computer Science
14 46 (16.14%) HTML5
14 46 (16.14%) MVC
15 45 (15.79%) Web Services
16 44 (15.44%) Internet
17 43 (15.09%) XML
17 43 (15.09%) Software Engineering
18 42 (14.74%) Apache
18 42 (14.74%) Test Automation
19 40 (14.04%) SQL
20 39 (13.68%) .NET
20 39 (13.68%) JUnit
21 37 (12.98%) Ruby
21 37 (12.98%) Bash Shell
22 34 (11.93%) GIS
22 34 (11.93%) ESRI
22 34 (11.93%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 42 (14.74%) Apache
2 29 (10.18%) CMS
3 23 (8.07%) WordPress
4 21 (7.37%) Drupal
5 12 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.86%) ArcGIS
7 8 (2.81%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.46%) Joomla!
9 6 (2.11%) Alfresco
9 6 (2.11%) nginx
10 5 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.75%) IIS
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (1.40%) Lync
11 4 (1.40%) Node.js
12 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.70%) Kentico
13 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.81%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (7.72%) Magento
2 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.91%) SaaS
2 9 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (3.16%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.05%) PaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.44%) Internet
2 21 (7.37%) HTTP
3 19 (6.67%) LDAP
4 16 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.56%) WAN
5 13 (4.56%) iSCSI
5 13 (4.56%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (3.86%) Firewall
6 11 (3.86%) IPv4
6 11 (3.86%) IPv6
7 9 (3.16%) VoIP
8 6 (2.11%) SMTP
8 6 (2.11%) Kerberos
8 6 (2.11%) SNMP
8 6 (2.11%) SAN
8 6 (2.11%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.11%) VLAN
9 5 (1.75%) DNS
9 5 (1.75%) DHCP
10 4 (1.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.58%) MySQL
2 22 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.67%) Big Data
4 12 (4.21%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.81%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.75%) DB2
7 5 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.70%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) Riak
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 39 (13.68%) JUnit
2 31 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 30 (10.53%) Subversion
3 30 (10.53%) Selenium
4 25 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 13 (4.56%) Maven
6 12 (4.21%) jMock
6 12 (4.21%) JBehave
7 10 (3.51%) FitNesse
8 9 (3.16%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.11%) WATIR
10 6 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.11%) Ant
11 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.75%) Toad
11 5 (1.75%) JDeveloper
11 5 (1.75%) FogBugz
12 4 (1.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (8.77%) Finance
2 23 (8.07%) Marketing
3 22 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.16%) Electronics
4 9 (3.16%) Advertising
5 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.05%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 143 (50.18%) Developer
2 48 (16.84%) PHP Developer
3 28 (9.82%) Web Developer
4 26 (9.12%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.02%) Architect
6 19 (6.67%) Analyst
6 19 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.32%) Technical Architect
7 18 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (6.32%) Administrator
7 18 (6.32%) Test Leader
8 17 (5.96%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (5.26%) Programmer
9 15 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 15 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 14 (4.91%) Consultant
11 12 (4.21%) Applications Developer
11 12 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (33.33%) HTML
2 77 (27.02%) CSS
3 51 (17.89%) jQuery
4 46 (16.14%) HTML5
5 45 (15.79%) Web Services
6 43 (15.09%) XML
7 39 (13.68%) .NET
8 33 (11.58%) SOAP
9 31 (10.88%) LAMP
10 30 (10.53%) JSON
11 26 (9.12%) Symfony
11 26 (9.12%) Spring
12 24 (8.42%) XHTML
13 22 (7.72%) Zend Framework
14 18 (6.32%) CakePHP
15 17 (5.96%) Flash
16 15 (5.26%) XML-RPC
17 14 (4.91%) Ajax
17 14 (4.91%) RESTful
17 14 (4.91%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 34 (11.93%) GIS
3 28 (9.82%) Mobile App
4 23 (8.07%) W3C
5 16 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.91%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.86%) Xbox
8 7 (2.46%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.11%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.11%) RIA
10 5 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.75%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.40%) DTV
12 3 (1.05%) Blog
12 3 (1.05%) Social Media
13 2 (0.70%) Wiki
14 1 (0.35%) Clustering
14 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (29.12%) Linux
2 25 (8.77%) Ubuntu
3 24 (8.42%) Windows
4 23 (8.07%) UNIX
5 15 (5.26%) Solaris
6 14 (4.91%) Debian
7 10 (3.51%) Android
8 9 (3.16%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.05%) CentOS
10 3 (1.05%) Fedora
11 2 (0.70%) SUSE
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.05%) Web Development
3 48 (16.84%) OO
4 46 (16.14%) MVC
5 43 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 42 (14.74%) Test Automation
7 34 (11.93%) Scrum
8 33 (11.58%) TDD
9 27 (9.47%) Waterfall
10 21 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.37%) OOP
11 20 (7.02%) V-Model
12 19 (6.67%) Identity Management
13 17 (5.96%) UML
14 16 (5.61%) Automated Testing
15 15 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.26%) Risk Management
16 14 (4.91%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (4.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.74%) Java
2 95 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 79 (27.72%) PHP
4 67 (23.51%) Python
5 40 (14.04%) SQL
6 37 (12.98%) Ruby
6 37 (12.98%) Bash Shell
7 26 (9.12%) Perl
8 23 (8.07%) C#
9 19 (6.67%) C
10 15 (5.26%) ECMAScript
11 11 (3.86%) PHP5
12 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.40%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.40%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.05%) C++
16 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 62 (21.75%) Degree
2 28 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) MCP
5 5 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.40%) MCSA
6 4 (1.40%) MCITP
7 3 (1.05%) CNA
7 3 (1.05%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.70%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) RHCE
9 1 (0.35%) CCIE
9 1 (0.35%) CCNP
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.21%) Xen
4 9 (3.16%) NFS
4 9 (3.16%) Samba
5 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.11%) qmail
7 4 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.35%) Squid
8 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) Nagios
1 8 (2.81%) Bcfg2
2 7 (2.46%) Zenoss
2 7 (2.46%) YUM
2 7 (2.46%) Puppet
3 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) logstash
5 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (11.93%) ESRI
2 32 (11.23%) Zend
3 23 (8.07%) Facebook
4 19 (6.67%) Oracle
4 19 (6.67%) Adobe
5 18 (6.32%) VMware
6 15 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.86%) Google
8 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.11%) JBoss
10 5 (1.75%) Citrix
11 4 (1.40%) SAP
11 4 (1.40%) Cisco
12 3 (1.05%) Cognos
12 3 (1.05%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.70%) Mapinfo
13 2 (0.70%) ForgeRock
14 1 (0.35%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.35%) Twitter
14 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimborne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Cool Earth
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago