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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 83 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 4.55% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +55.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £30,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
247 242 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.24% 24.72% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 206 188 203
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Sheffield -9 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Zend
6 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
6 3 (18.75%) PHP5
6 3 (18.75%) XHTML
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) CEH
7 2 (12.50%) Network Design
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) GCIH

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) OLTP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
2 3 (18.75%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Symfony
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) PHP5
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) GWAPT
2 2 (12.50%) GPEN
2 2 (12.50%) OSCP
2 2 (12.50%) OSCE
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) GCIH
2 2 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend