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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 68 119 163
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +44
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 226 131 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.56% 2.22% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.84% 5.64% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 168 124 60
Average salary £42,050 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £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 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
2085 2324 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 39.33% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1894 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +26 119 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Gloucestershire +14 42 £37,000 -11.90% 2
Devon +10 17 £42,300 - 2
Somerset +3 11 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Dorset -11 11 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Wiltshire -15 7 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Cornwall - 1 £26,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (42.90%) JavaScript
3 128 (36.36%) HTML
4 120 (34.09%) CSS
5 110 (31.25%) Java
6 93 (26.42%) HTML5
7 87 (24.72%) Degree
8 86 (24.43%) Linux
9 78 (22.16%) Software Engineering
9 78 (22.16%) Web Development
10 77 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 75 (21.31%) Subversion
12 73 (20.74%) XML
13 72 (20.45%) Web Services
13 72 (20.45%) Spring
13 72 (20.45%) TDD
14 65 (18.47%) MVC
14 65 (18.47%) Internet
14 65 (18.47%) SC Cleared
15 64 (18.18%) PHP
16 62 (17.61%) XHTML
17 61 (17.33%) C#
18 60 (17.05%) MySQL
18 60 (17.05%) Python
19 58 (16.48%) Computer Science
20 56 (15.91%) Hibernate
21 54 (15.34%) SOAP
22 53 (15.06%) jQuery
23 52 (14.77%) Git (software)
24 49 (13.92%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 39 (11.08%) Alfresco
2 35 (9.94%) Joomla!
2 35 (9.94%) Apache
3 15 (4.26%) nginx
4 14 (3.98%) Apache Solr
5 12 (3.41%) ArcGIS
6 10 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.99%) Node.js
7 7 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.70%) Drupal
9 4 (1.14%) IIS
9 4 (1.14%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) WordPress
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.11%) GitHub
2 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.47%) Internet
2 22 (6.25%) Firewall
3 17 (4.83%) HTTP
4 11 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.99%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.99%) VPN
5 7 (1.99%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.99%) SNMP
5 7 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.99%) LDAP
5 7 (1.99%) SMTP
6 3 (0.85%) DHCP
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
6 3 (0.85%) DNS
7 2 (0.57%) MPLS
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.57%) Intranet
7 2 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.05%) MySQL
2 49 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 43 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (8.52%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.39%) Relational Database
6 25 (7.10%) RDBMS
7 24 (6.82%) SQL Server
8 13 (3.69%) Redis
9 12 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.99%) Riak
10 7 (1.99%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.70%) Big Data
12 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 75 (21.31%) Subversion
2 52 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 43 (12.22%) JUnit
4 41 (11.65%) Selenium
5 36 (10.23%) Maven
5 36 (10.23%) WebDriver
6 32 (9.09%) Ant
7 30 (8.52%) Apache Ivy
8 22 (6.25%) TestNG
9 11 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.84%) QUnit
10 10 (2.84%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.56%) Jenkins
11 9 (2.56%) WATIR
11 9 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.99%) JIRA
12 7 (1.99%) Grunt
12 7 (1.99%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.42%) Bower
13 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.25%) Finance
3 18 (5.11%) Banking
4 11 (3.13%) Advertising
5 6 (1.70%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
6 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (45.45%) Developer
2 58 (16.48%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.36%) Web Developer
4 39 (11.08%) Architect
5 38 (10.80%) Software Engineer
6 24 (6.82%) Administrator
7 23 (6.53%) Technical Architect
8 22 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 21 (5.97%) Team Leader
9 21 (5.97%) Test Team Leader
10 19 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.11%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.11%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (4.55%) QA Engineer
13 15 (4.26%) Software Developer
14 14 (3.98%) Applications Developer
14 14 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
15 12 (3.41%) Consultant
16 11 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (36.36%) HTML
2 120 (34.09%) CSS
3 93 (26.42%) HTML5
4 73 (20.74%) XML
5 72 (20.45%) Spring
5 72 (20.45%) Web Services
6 62 (17.61%) XHTML
7 56 (15.91%) Hibernate
8 54 (15.34%) SOAP
9 53 (15.06%) jQuery
10 46 (13.07%) Apache Flex
11 43 (12.22%) Spring Web Flow
11 43 (12.22%) WSDL
11 43 (12.22%) JPA
11 43 (12.22%) Spring MVC
12 40 (11.36%) .NET
13 38 (10.80%) Dojo
14 33 (9.38%) CSS3
15 26 (7.39%) J2EE
16 23 (6.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 43 (12.22%) RIA
3 30 (8.52%) GIS
4 17 (4.83%) User Experience
5 16 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.84%) Wiki
7 10 (2.84%) Derivative
8 9 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.56%) Blog
8 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.99%) Physics
9 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.70%) W3C
10 6 (1.70%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.42%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.42%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.43%) Linux
2 42 (11.93%) Android
3 40 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 36 (10.23%) Windows
5 21 (5.97%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.69%) Fedora
7 13 (3.69%) CentOS
8 10 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.84%) Debian
9 9 (2.56%) UNIX
10 7 (1.99%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.16%) Software Engineering
2 78 (22.16%) Web Development
3 72 (20.45%) TDD
4 65 (18.47%) MVC
5 47 (13.35%) UML
6 44 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 37 (10.51%) Waterfall
8 36 (10.23%) Test Automation
9 31 (8.81%) Test Strategy
9 31 (8.81%) Android Development
9 31 (8.81%) iOS Development
9 31 (8.81%) Unit Testing
10 28 (7.95%) Scrum
11 26 (7.39%) V-Model
11 26 (7.39%) Web Application Development
12 23 (6.53%) Time Management
12 23 (6.53%) Software Testing
13 21 (5.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (42.90%) JavaScript
2 110 (31.25%) Java
3 64 (18.18%) PHP
4 61 (17.33%) C#
5 60 (17.05%) Python
6 44 (12.50%) Ruby
7 37 (10.51%) Perl
8 25 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.40%) SQL
10 7 (1.99%) C++
10 7 (1.99%) Bourne shell
10 7 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.70%) ECMAScript
12 5 (1.42%) C
13 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.85%) XQuery
14 3 (0.85%) Groovy
15 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (24.72%) Degree
2 77 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 65 (18.47%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.13%) CCIE
5 11 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.99%) JNCIE
7 4 (1.14%) CCNP
7 4 (1.14%) CCNA
8 3 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.85%) RHCE
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ISEB
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.94%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.99%) qmail
2 7 (1.99%) Varnish
3 3 (0.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.57%) QEMU
4 2 (0.57%) KVM
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (6.53%) Puppet
2 17 (4.83%) Nagios
2 17 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.26%) Zenoss
4 10 (2.84%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 8 (2.27%) Graphite
6 7 (1.99%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.99%) Icinga
6 7 (1.99%) Ansible
6 7 (1.99%) Munin
6 7 (1.99%) yum
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 43 (12.22%) Adobe
2 34 (9.66%) Oracle
3 32 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 30 (8.52%) ESRI
5 27 (7.67%) Cisco
6 22 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 21 (5.97%) Hyland
8 11 (3.13%) Juniper
8 11 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (3.13%) F5
9 9 (2.56%) Facebook
10 8 (2.27%) Zend
11 7 (1.99%) Percona
11 7 (1.99%) VMware
12 4 (1.14%) Google
12 4 (1.14%) Mapinfo
12 4 (1.14%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.57%) Dell
13 2 (0.57%) Citrix
13 2 (0.57%) SAP
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
People Source
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago