The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack 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 OpenStack over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 219 237 222
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 36 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 3
Average salary £70,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.73% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.02%
OpenStack
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
1367 1343 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.01% 22.81% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1217 1006
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the South West

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 +20 30 £70,000 +70.73% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £27,500 - 4
Wiltshire - 2 £29,000 -
Somerset - 1 £75,000 - 1
Avon - 1 £75,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 43 (78.18%) Python
2 38 (69.09%) Software Engineering
3 35 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (60.00%) Java
5 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
6 28 (50.91%) Git (software)
7 25 (45.45%) Linux
7 25 (45.45%) Digital Media
8 24 (43.64%) Clojure
8 24 (43.64%) Docker
8 24 (43.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (43.64%) Ant
8 24 (43.64%) Google App Engine
8 24 (43.64%) Google
9 23 (41.82%) Xen
10 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (36.36%) OO
11 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (36.36%) Scala
11 20 (36.36%) LXC
11 20 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (36.36%) Artifactory
12 19 (34.55%) Degree
12 19 (34.55%) Oracle
13 17 (30.91%) VMware
13 17 (30.91%) Go
14 15 (27.27%) Unix
14 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (25.45%) C++
15 14 (25.45%) Big Data

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.82%) JBoss
2 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
4 8 (14.55%) Apache Solr
4 8 (14.55%) Apache Spark
4 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (14.55%) Jetty
5 3 (5.45%) CloudStack
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (43.64%) Google App Engine
2 24 (43.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (21.82%) IaaS
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.82%) PaaS
3 12 (21.82%) SaaS
4 8 (14.55%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Big Data
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (14.55%) Couchbase
3 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.55%) Hadoop
3 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) Redis
3 8 (14.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Git (software)
2 24 (43.64%) Ant
3 20 (36.36%) Artifactory
3 20 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (21.82%) Gradle
4 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.82%) Maven
5 8 (14.55%) Hudson
6 3 (5.45%) Subversion
6 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Software Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Scala Software Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Python Software Engineer
7 8 (14.55%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (14.55%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Development Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Senior IT Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Administrator
11 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Web Services
2 10 (18.18%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) ELK Stack
3 8 (14.55%) Lucene
3 8 (14.55%) React
4 3 (5.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.82%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Digital Media
2 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.00%) Physics
3 8 (14.55%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Android
3 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (12.73%) Windows
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (36.36%) OO
4 12 (21.82%) Data Management
4 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) DSDM
5 11 (20.00%) RUP
6 10 (18.18%) Open Source
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (16.36%) Functional Programming
7 9 (16.36%) Kanban
7 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.36%) SDLC
8 8 (14.55%) Coaching
8 8 (14.55%) Concurrent Programming
8 8 (14.55%) Mobile Development
8 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
8 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) Python
2 33 (60.00%) Java
3 24 (43.64%) Clojure
4 20 (36.36%) Scala
5 17 (30.91%) Go
6 14 (25.45%) C++
7 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
8 9 (16.36%) Erlang
8 9 (16.36%) Haskell
9 8 (14.55%) C#
9 8 (14.55%) Perl
10 6 (10.91%) C
11 5 (9.09%) SQL
12 3 (5.45%) Ruby
12 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) MCITP
2 2 (3.64%) MCSA
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (43.64%) Docker
2 23 (41.82%) Xen
3 20 (36.36%) LXC
4 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.55%) KVM
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
7 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (21.82%) Puppet
2 11 (20.00%) Ansible
2 11 (20.00%) Salt
3 8 (14.55%) Kibana
3 8 (14.55%) logstash
4 3 (5.45%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.45%) Terraform
4 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Google
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle
3 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Rackspace
5 11 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) SAP
9 3 (5.45%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (3.64%) Cisco
11 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
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