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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 122 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 129 68 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 1.34% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.90% 3.56% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 99 63 77
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £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
2185 1910 2055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.13% 37.54% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1600 1742
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 56 £45,000 +16.12% 18
Wiltshire +6 17 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Gloucestershire +9 16 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Somerset -11 13 £48,750 +95.00% 8
Devon -16 7 £23,500 -57.27% 2
Dorset -10 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 153 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (36.30%) JavaScript
3 101 (33.33%) HTML
4 96 (31.68%) Java
5 92 (30.36%) CSS
6 80 (26.40%) Linux
7 73 (24.09%) MySQL
8 68 (22.44%) Degree
9 65 (21.45%) PHP
10 61 (20.13%) Web Services
11 60 (19.80%) Python
11 60 (19.80%) Web Development
11 60 (19.80%) HTML5
12 57 (18.81%) MVC
13 55 (18.15%) Computer Science
14 51 (16.83%) jQuery
14 51 (16.83%) Test Automation
14 51 (16.83%) Internet
15 50 (16.50%) XML
15 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
16 49 (16.17%) Selenium
17 48 (15.84%) JUnit
17 48 (15.84%) Spring
18 46 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 46 (15.18%) TDD
18 46 (15.18%) SOAP
19 44 (14.52%) GIS
19 44 (14.52%) ESRI
20 43 (14.19%) Scrum
20 43 (14.19%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (11.55%) Apache
2 19 (6.27%) Joomla!
2 19 (6.27%) Alfresco
3 18 (5.94%) CMS
4 15 (4.95%) WordPress
5 12 (3.96%) ArcGIS
5 12 (3.96%) Drupal
6 8 (2.64%) Node.js
7 7 (2.31%) nginx
7 7 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.99%) IIS
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.66%) Kentico
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.65%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Magento
2 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.97%) SaaS
2 8 (2.64%) GitHub
3 6 (1.98%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.83%) Internet
2 13 (4.29%) iSCSI
2 13 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (3.96%) LDAP
4 10 (3.30%) HTTP
5 8 (2.64%) IPv4
5 8 (2.64%) IPv6
6 7 (2.31%) Firewall
7 6 (1.98%) VoIP
7 6 (1.98%) WAN
8 5 (1.65%) SAN
8 5 (1.65%) Intranet
9 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.99%) X.509
11 2 (0.66%) VPN
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.66%) Broadband
11 2 (0.66%) VLAN
12 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (24.09%) MySQL
2 27 (8.91%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.28%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.95%) Big Data
7 12 (3.96%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.97%) CouchDB
9 7 (2.31%) Redis
10 5 (1.65%) DB2
10 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.33%) Riak
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 49 (16.17%) Selenium
2 48 (15.84%) JUnit
3 43 (14.19%) WebDriver
4 39 (12.87%) Subversion
5 35 (11.55%) Git (software)
6 23 (7.59%) Maven
7 17 (5.61%) Ant
8 16 (5.28%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.95%) Apache Ivy
9 15 (4.95%) WATIR
10 13 (4.29%) jMock
10 13 (4.29%) JBehave
11 11 (3.63%) Jenkins
12 10 (3.30%) TestNG
13 9 (2.97%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.32%) PHPUnit
15 3 (0.99%) FogBugz
16 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 2 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 25 (8.25%) Finance
2 19 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.29%) Advertising
3 13 (4.29%) Marketing
4 7 (2.31%) Banking
4 7 (2.31%) Electronics
5 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (43.56%) Developer
2 37 (12.21%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.89%) PHP Developer
4 32 (10.56%) Architect
5 30 (9.90%) Web Developer
6 29 (9.57%) Technical Architect
7 26 (8.58%) Software Engineer
8 23 (7.59%) QA Engineer
9 19 (6.27%) Test Leader
10 18 (5.94%) Administrator
11 17 (5.61%) Applications Developer
12 16 (5.28%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.28%) Consultant
12 16 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.28%) Test Engineer
13 13 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
13 13 (4.29%) QA Automation Engineer
13 13 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
14 12 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (33.33%) HTML
2 92 (30.36%) CSS
3 61 (20.13%) Web Services
4 60 (19.80%) HTML5
5 51 (16.83%) jQuery
6 50 (16.50%) XML
7 48 (15.84%) Spring
8 46 (15.18%) SOAP
9 43 (14.19%) XHTML
10 37 (12.21%) LAMP
11 35 (11.55%) JSON
12 32 (10.56%) Apache Flex
13 31 (10.23%) .NET
14 30 (9.90%) Hibernate
15 25 (8.25%) Spring MVC
15 25 (8.25%) Spring Web Flow
15 25 (8.25%) WSDL
15 25 (8.25%) JPA
16 19 (6.27%) Zend Framework
16 19 (6.27%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.15%) Computer Science
2 44 (14.52%) GIS
3 27 (8.91%) Mobile App
4 25 (8.25%) RIA
5 16 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.95%) W3C
7 11 (3.63%) Blog
8 8 (2.64%) Xbox
8 8 (2.64%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.31%) User Experience
9 7 (2.31%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.32%) DTV
11 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.32%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.99%) Wiki
12 3 (0.99%) Social Media
13 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (26.40%) Linux
2 27 (8.91%) Android
3 25 (8.25%) Ubuntu
4 23 (7.59%) Apple iOS
5 22 (7.26%) Windows
6 17 (5.61%) Debian
7 14 (4.62%) UNIX
8 13 (4.29%) Solaris
9 8 (2.64%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.98%) CentOS
11 6 (1.98%) Fedora
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.66%) SUSE
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.80%) Web Development
3 57 (18.81%) MVC
4 51 (16.83%) Test Automation
5 46 (15.18%) TDD
5 46 (15.18%) Software Engineering
6 43 (14.19%) Scrum
7 42 (13.86%) Waterfall
8 41 (13.53%) Mentoring
9 35 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (11.22%) UML
11 31 (10.23%) OO
12 29 (9.57%) V-Model
13 25 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 21 (6.93%) OOP
15 19 (6.27%) Test Strategy
16 17 (5.61%) Identity Management
17 16 (5.28%) Unit Testing
18 15 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (4.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 96 (31.68%) Java
3 65 (21.45%) PHP
4 60 (19.80%) Python
5 41 (13.53%) Ruby
6 35 (11.55%) Bash Shell
7 33 (10.89%) SQL
8 23 (7.59%) C#
9 19 (6.27%) Perl
10 13 (4.29%) C
11 12 (3.96%) ECMAScript
12 8 (2.64%) PHP5
13 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.99%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.33%) VB6
15 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.33%) Uniface
15 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (22.44%) Degree
2 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
3 42 (13.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.99%) CCIE
5 3 (0.99%) CCNP
5 3 (0.99%) CCNA
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) RHCE
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.22%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.96%) Xen
1 12 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (3.96%) GPFS
2 9 (2.97%) NFS
2 9 (2.97%) Samba
3 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) QEMU
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (2.64%) Bcfg2
2 4 (1.32%) Nagios
2 4 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) logstash
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.33%) YUM
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (14.52%) ESRI
2 29 (9.57%) Adobe
3 24 (7.92%) Zend
4 20 (6.60%) Facebook
5 15 (4.95%) Oracle
6 14 (4.62%) VMware
7 13 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.97%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.64%) Google
10 6 (1.98%) Cisco
11 5 (1.65%) JBoss
12 4 (1.32%) SAP
12 4 (1.32%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.99%) Juniper
13 3 (0.99%) Cognos
13 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (0.66%) F5
14 2 (0.66%) ForgeRock
15 1 (0.33%) SaltStack
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago