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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 110 88 123
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 142 169 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.45% 2.88% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.35% 6.97% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 131 137 88
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,300 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1932 2426 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.31% 41.36% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1962 1742
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 102 £45,000 - 15
Somerset +7 11 £35,000 +12.00% 6
Dorset -4 8 £57,500 +91.66% 4
Devon -4 7 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wiltshire -12 4 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 154 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 132 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (37.99%) Java
4 111 (33.74%) CSS
4 111 (33.74%) HTML
5 100 (30.40%) Software Engineering
6 83 (25.23%) HTML5
7 80 (24.32%) Git (software)
7 80 (24.32%) Degree
8 78 (23.71%) PHP
9 76 (23.10%) Linux
10 64 (19.45%) Spring
11 63 (19.15%) MySQL
12 60 (18.24%) TDD
13 58 (17.63%) MVC
13 58 (17.63%) Python
14 54 (16.41%) Subversion
15 53 (16.11%) XML
16 51 (15.50%) Web Services
17 50 (15.20%) Hibernate
18 47 (14.29%) C#
19 46 (13.98%) jQuery
19 46 (13.98%) CSS3
19 46 (13.98%) AngularJS
20 45 (13.68%) SQL Server
20 45 (13.68%) OO
21 44 (13.37%) Test Automation
22 43 (13.07%) Tomcat
22 43 (13.07%) Oracle
22 43 (13.07%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (13.07%) Tomcat
2 38 (11.55%) Node.js
3 28 (8.51%) Apache
4 12 (3.65%) Drupal
5 11 (3.34%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.74%) Joomla!
6 9 (2.74%) nginx
6 9 (2.74%) WordPress
7 7 (2.13%) JBoss
7 7 (2.13%) ArcGIS
7 7 (2.13%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.61%) CMS
9 2 (0.61%) ArcSDE
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Summit
2 4 (1.22%) Magento
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.43%) SaaS
2 7 (2.13%) IaaS
2 7 (2.13%) PaaS
2 7 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.73%) Internet
2 19 (5.78%) HTTP
3 7 (2.13%) Firewall
4 5 (1.52%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.61%) SMTP
6 2 (0.61%) LDAP
6 2 (0.61%) MPLS
6 2 (0.61%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) VPN
6 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.61%) SNMP
6 2 (0.61%) DHCP
6 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.30%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.15%) MySQL
2 45 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 43 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.90%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.08%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.52%) Redis
9 5 (1.52%) Riak
9 5 (1.52%) Big Data
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.61%) BigTable
10 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 80 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.41%) Subversion
3 23 (6.99%) JUnit
4 21 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 17 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.56%) Selenium
7 14 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 13 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (3.34%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.13%) JIRA
10 7 (2.13%) TestNG
11 6 (1.82%) Maven
12 5 (1.52%) Bower
12 5 (1.52%) Grunt
12 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.22%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (1.22%) Ant
14 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.91%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (6.69%) Telecoms
1 22 (6.69%) Finance
2 15 (4.56%) Advertising
2 15 (4.56%) Banking
3 8 (2.43%) Publishing
4 7 (2.13%) Law
5 6 (1.82%) Marketing
5 6 (1.82%) Electronics
6 5 (1.52%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 155 (47.11%) Developer
2 51 (15.50%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.85%) Software Engineer
4 38 (11.55%) Architect
5 26 (7.90%) Test Engineer
5 26 (7.90%) QA Engineer
6 25 (7.60%) Web Developer
7 22 (6.69%) PHP Developer
8 20 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Technical Architect
10 15 (4.56%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.34%) Team Leader
15 10 (3.04%) Drupal Developer
16 9 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
16 9 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (33.74%) CSS
1 111 (33.74%) HTML
2 83 (25.23%) HTML5
3 64 (19.45%) Spring
4 53 (16.11%) XML
5 51 (15.50%) Web Services
6 50 (15.20%) Hibernate
7 46 (13.98%) jQuery
7 46 (13.98%) CSS3
7 46 (13.98%) AngularJS
8 43 (13.07%) .NET
9 34 (10.33%) JSON
10 32 (9.73%) J2EE
11 29 (8.81%) XHTML
12 21 (6.38%) Middleware
13 17 (5.17%) Backbone.js
14 16 (4.86%) Sass
14 16 (4.86%) SOAP
15 15 (4.56%) ASP.NET
16 14 (4.26%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (6.69%) User Experience
3 22 (6.69%) BBC
4 19 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.78%) Xbox
5 18 (5.47%) GIS
6 17 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.26%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (3.04%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.43%) Wiki
11 7 (2.13%) Digital Media
11 7 (2.13%) RIA
12 5 (1.52%) Photography
12 5 (1.52%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.91%) DTV
13 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.91%) Physics
13 3 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.10%) Linux
2 27 (8.21%) Apple iOS
3 20 (6.08%) Windows
4 18 (5.47%) Android
5 12 (3.65%) UNIX
6 11 (3.34%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.74%) Debian
7 9 (2.74%) Fedora
7 9 (2.74%) CentOS
7 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.40%) Software Engineering
3 60 (18.24%) TDD
4 58 (17.63%) MVC
5 45 (13.68%) OO
6 44 (13.37%) Test Automation
7 43 (13.07%) Scrum
8 37 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (10.94%) Web Application Development
10 32 (9.73%) Web Development
11 31 (9.42%) Product Management
12 30 (9.12%) Mentoring
12 30 (9.12%) SOA
13 29 (8.81%) Identity Management
14 28 (8.51%) OO PHP
15 21 (6.38%) BDD
16 20 (6.08%) Configuration Management
17 18 (5.47%) Pair Programming
18 14 (4.26%) DevOps
18 14 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 154 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 125 (37.99%) Java
3 78 (23.71%) PHP
4 58 (17.63%) Python
5 47 (14.29%) C#
6 42 (12.77%) SQL
7 35 (10.64%) Ruby
8 23 (6.99%) Perl
9 10 (3.04%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.04%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.82%) Go
11 6 (1.82%) Jython
11 6 (1.82%) C++
12 5 (1.52%) C
13 4 (1.22%) Scala
13 4 (1.22%) PHP5
14 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.61%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (24.32%) Degree
2 35 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.52%) CCIE
5 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.52%) JNCIE
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.30%) GCIA
7 1 (0.30%) CEH
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.85%) QA
2 8 (2.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.13%) Docker
3 6 (1.82%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.61%) qmail
5 2 (0.61%) Varnish
5 2 (0.61%) HDFS
5 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (10.94%) Puppet
2 14 (4.26%) Vagrant
3 12 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.43%) Graphite
5 6 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.22%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.22%) Nagios
7 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.91%) Ansible
8 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.61%) Munin
8 2 (0.61%) yum
8 2 (0.61%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 43 (13.07%) Oracle
2 27 (8.21%) Zend
3 25 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.29%) Google
5 23 (6.99%) ForgeRock
6 21 (6.38%) Facebook
7 19 (5.78%) Adobe
8 17 (5.17%) ESRI
9 15 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.95%) Cisco
11 12 (3.65%) VMware
12 9 (2.74%) Hyland
13 5 (1.52%) Juniper
13 5 (1.52%) Mapinfo
13 5 (1.52%) F5
13 5 (1.52%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (0.91%) Citrix
14 3 (0.91%) Sybase
14 3 (0.91%) SAP
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
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Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £85k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: Competitive
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
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Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago