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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 213 222 217
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 25 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 0.56% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Average salary £70,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.73% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
1251 1239 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.06% 20.25% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1061 813
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 3 September 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 +8 24 £70,000 +70.73% 2
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 68 (91.89%) Python
2 67 (90.54%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (83.78%) Git (software)
4 52 (70.27%) Software Engineering
5 47 (63.51%) Ant
5 47 (63.51%) Google App Engine
5 47 (63.51%) Clojure
5 47 (63.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (62.16%) Docker
7 43 (58.11%) Java
7 43 (58.11%) Google
8 41 (55.41%) Jenkins
9 40 (54.05%) Hudson
9 40 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (52.70%) Scala
10 39 (52.70%) Artifactory
11 38 (51.35%) LXC
11 38 (51.35%) Xen
11 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (48.65%) Linux
13 33 (44.59%) UNIX
14 29 (39.19%) Web Services
14 29 (39.19%) VMware
14 29 (39.19%) Maven
14 29 (39.19%) Gradle
14 29 (39.19%) Rackspace
15 28 (37.84%) SaaS
15 28 (37.84%) PaaS
15 28 (37.84%) Data Management
16 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (27.03%) Apache
2 19 (25.68%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (90.54%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (63.51%) Google App Engine
2 47 (63.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (37.84%) SaaS
3 28 (37.84%) PaaS
4 21 (28.38%) HP Helion
5 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (5.41%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) LAN
1 19 (25.68%) WAN
2 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (83.78%) Git (software)
2 47 (63.51%) Ant
3 41 (55.41%) Jenkins
4 40 (54.05%) Hudson
5 39 (52.70%) Artifactory
6 29 (39.19%) Gradle
6 29 (39.19%) Maven
General
1 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.81%) Marketing
2 8 (10.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Software Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Principal Software Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Principal Engineer
3 20 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (22.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) IT Administrator
10 1 (1.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) Web Services
2 19 (25.68%) LAMP
3 5 (6.76%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Public Cloud
2 9 (12.16%) Digital Media
3 8 (10.81%) DTV
4 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.76%) Physics
5 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (70.27%) Software Engineering
2 40 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (37.84%) Data Management
5 21 (28.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (27.03%) DevOps
7 19 (25.68%) Build Automation
7 19 (25.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (22.97%) SDLC
9 14 (18.92%) OO
10 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.81%) Programme Management
11 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.41%) Functional Programming
13 2 (2.70%) Software Architecture
13 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
13 2 (2.70%) ITIL
13 2 (2.70%) Service Management
13 2 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (91.89%) Python
2 47 (63.51%) Clojure
3 43 (58.11%) Java
4 39 (52.70%) Scala
5 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 20 (27.03%) Ruby
6 19 (25.68%) Perl
7 9 (12.16%) C++
8 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.76%) C
10 4 (5.41%) Erlang
10 4 (5.41%) Go
11 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 19 (25.68%) CCNA
2 19 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.70%) MCITP
3 2 (2.70%) MCSA
3 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 46 (62.16%) Docker
2 38 (51.35%) LXC
2 38 (51.35%) Xen
3 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (28.38%) KVM
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) Puppet
1 20 (27.03%) Ansible
2 19 (25.68%) Salt
2 19 (25.68%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (25.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) Google
2 29 (39.19%) Rackspace
2 29 (39.19%) VMware
3 23 (31.08%) HP
4 21 (28.38%) Oracle
5 8 (10.81%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
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