The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi 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 OSGi 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
OSGi
Rank 199 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 28 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.099% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.23% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 1
Average salary £43,750 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.59% -9.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -6.84%
OSGi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2597 2187 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 43.19% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 1937 1943
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSGi across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OSGi
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OSGi Salary Trend in the South West

OSGi
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSGi across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OSGi Salary Histogram in the South West

OSGi
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 OSGi 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 +12 22 £42,500 +26.86%
Wiltshire -7 6 £45,000 +34.32%
OSGi
England

OSGi
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 OSGi 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 OSGi.

1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) Scrum
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (77.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 50 (75.76%) TDD
4 50 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (66.67%) Maven
6 42 (63.64%) Spring
6 42 (63.64%) Finance
7 41 (62.12%) Jenkins
8 40 (60.61%) Git (software)
9 37 (56.06%) Oracle
9 37 (56.06%) XML
10 36 (54.55%) Relational Database
11 35 (53.03%) GWT
12 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
13 32 (48.48%) RDBMS
14 31 (46.97%) Eclipse
14 31 (46.97%) UML
14 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
14 31 (46.97%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (45.45%) Computer Science
16 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
16 27 (40.91%) SQL
16 27 (40.91%) Ant
16 27 (40.91%) Servlets
17 25 (37.88%) J2EE
17 25 (37.88%) Banking
18 23 (34.85%) VMware
18 23 (34.85%) IBM

OSGi
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 OSGi 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 OSGi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (77.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 23 (34.85%) WebSphere
2 23 (34.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 32 (48.48%) RDBMS
3 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (66.67%) Maven
2 41 (62.12%) Jenkins
3 40 (60.61%) Git (software)
4 31 (46.97%) Eclipse
5 27 (40.91%) Ant
6 23 (34.85%) JUnit
6 23 (34.85%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (6.06%) Selenium
7 4 (6.06%) JMeter
7 4 (6.06%) NetBeans
7 4 (6.06%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 42 (63.64%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Banking
3 23 (34.85%) French Language
4 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
5 9 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (6.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) Java Developer
3 24 (36.36%) Team Leader
3 24 (36.36%) Java Team Leader
4 19 (28.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (28.79%) Senior Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Technical Architect
5 15 (22.73%) Architect
6 12 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 12 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.52%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.52%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Release Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Junior
9 1 (1.52%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) Spring
2 37 (56.06%) XML
3 35 (53.03%) GWT
4 27 (40.91%) Servlets
5 25 (37.88%) J2EE
6 23 (34.85%) JSP
6 23 (34.85%) XSLT
6 23 (34.85%) JMS
6 23 (34.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (18.18%) HTML
8 10 (15.15%) XSD
9 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
9 8 (12.12%) CSS
9 8 (12.12%) jQuery
9 8 (12.12%) HTML5
9 8 (12.12%) CSS3
9 8 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (10.61%) Web Services
11 5 (7.58%) EJB
12 4 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 23 (34.85%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (34.85%) SWIFT
3 23 (34.85%) Client/Server
3 23 (34.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) UNIX
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Scrum
1 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (75.76%) TDD
2 50 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
4 31 (46.97%) UML
5 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 15 (22.73%) OO
7 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 11 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (16.67%) Workflow
9 8 (12.12%) OOD
10 7 (10.61%) Database Tuning
10 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
12 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
14 2 (3.03%) Process Management
14 2 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) SQL
3 15 (22.73%) C
4 4 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) HND
2 9 (13.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Oracle
2 23 (34.85%) JBoss
2 23 (34.85%) IBM
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
2 23 (34.85%) Google