The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source 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
Open Source
Rank 65 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 22 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.19% 2.96% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.98% 9.95% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 8
Average salary £37,500 £27,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -18.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £35,050 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
245 221 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.35% 29.78% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 181 171 156
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

Open Source Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Sheffield -25 12 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Barnsley - 5 £40,000 -
Doncaster -1 1 £25,000 -18.03%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (57.69%) MySQL
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (30.77%) Ruby
5 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (30.77%) RSpec
5 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
5 8 (30.77%) PhoneGap
5 8 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
5 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 8 (30.77%) Facebook
5 8 (30.77%) Twitter
5 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
5 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) Apache Cordova
5 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (30.77%) RubyMotion
6 7 (26.92%) Zend
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Symfony
8 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) RSpec
2 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Development
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Magento Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (30.77%) PhoneGap
2 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
2 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
2 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 8 (30.77%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (19.23%) Symfony
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CakePHP
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Telematics
2 1 (3.85%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
3 8 (30.77%) RubyMotion
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
1 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Facebook
1 8 (30.77%) Twitter
2 7 (26.92%) Zend
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
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