The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 67 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.95% 4.74% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.96% 15.91% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 9
Average salary £37,500 £27,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -20.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 220 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.78% 29.81% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 160 184 154
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £22,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -33 10 £37,500 +36.36%
Barnsley - 3 £40,000 - 1
Doncaster -3 1 £25,000 -31.50%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 10 (35.71%) Web Development
3 10 (35.71%) Zend
4 9 (32.14%) MySQL Certification
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) Degree
5 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Ruby
7 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 6 (21.43%) Ember.js
7 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 6 (21.43%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (21.43%) PhoneGap
7 6 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 6 (21.43%) Facebook
7 6 (21.43%) Twitter
7 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (21.43%) RSpec
7 6 (21.43%) Puppet
7 6 (21.43%) RubyMotion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.71%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 6 (21.43%) PhoneGap
2 6 (21.43%) RSpec
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Magento Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Development
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) Ember.js
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (21.43%) Backbone.js
3 3 (10.71%) Symfony
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Linked Data
2 1 (3.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) AIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
3 6 (21.43%) RubyMotion
4 2 (7.14%) PHP5
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Zend
2 6 (21.43%) Facebook
2 6 (21.43%) Twitter
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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