The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank 225 207 214
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing OpenROAD 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £38,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +37.50%
OpenROAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1232 940 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 18.56% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 794 891
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,330 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenROAD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenROAD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenROAD across the South West region.

OpenROAD Salary Trend in the South West

OpenROAD
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 OpenROAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 - 2 £29,000 -
OpenROAD
England

OpenROAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) FrontRange
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) International Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) OpenROAD Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) FrontRange