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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 74 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.56% 1.43% 4.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 4.76% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 37
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
332 231 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.58% 30.08% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 291 165 316
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,820
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -14 15 £32,500 +2.36%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (65.00%) MySQL
2 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 22 (55.00%) PHP
2 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (37.50%) Zend
4 14 (35.00%) MVC
4 14 (35.00%) jQuery
5 13 (32.50%) PHP5
5 13 (32.50%) Subversion
5 13 (32.50%) Marketing
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) XHTML
6 12 (30.00%) CakePHP
7 9 (22.50%) Ruby
8 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (20.00%) TDD
8 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (20.00%) Puppet
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (20.00%) RSpec
8 8 (20.00%) PhoneGap
8 8 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 8 (20.00%) Facebook
8 8 (20.00%) Twitter
8 8 (20.00%) Ember.js
8 8 (20.00%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) Subversion
3 8 (20.00%) RSpec
3 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (32.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (30.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Head of Development
6 3 (7.50%) Magento Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 14 (35.00%) jQuery
3 12 (30.00%) CakePHP
3 12 (30.00%) XHTML
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) PhoneGap
4 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 8 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (12.50%) Symfony
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.50%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
1 4 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) PHP
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (32.50%) PHP5
3 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 8 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
4 8 (20.00%) RubyMotion
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (5.00%) GPEN
2 2 (5.00%) OSCP
2 2 (5.00%) OSCE
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) CISA
2 2 (5.00%) CISM
2 2 (5.00%) GCIH
2 2 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Zend
2 8 (20.00%) Facebook
2 8 (20.00%) Twitter
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) IBM