The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 76 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.36% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 2.75% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £35,500 £47,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.46% +44.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
297 327 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.71% 36.54% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 268 305 328
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (61.76%) PHP
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) jQuery
5 16 (47.06%) Java
6 14 (41.18%) ISO 9001
6 14 (41.18%) WordPress
6 14 (41.18%) Kindle
7 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) Joomla!
7 13 (38.24%) Scrum
8 12 (35.29%) Linux
8 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (35.29%) Degree
9 11 (32.35%) TDD
9 11 (32.35%) Marketing
9 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (29.41%) Python
10 10 (29.41%) .NET
11 9 (26.47%) MySQL
11 9 (26.47%) Ajax
12 8 (23.53%) C#
13 7 (20.59%) C++
13 7 (20.59%) Web Services
13 7 (20.59%) CMS
13 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 6 (17.65%) Social Media
14 6 (17.65%) LAMP
15 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (41.18%) WordPress
2 13 (38.24%) Joomla!
3 7 (20.59%) CMS
4 5 (14.71%) Apache
5 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.94%) ArcSDE
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 4 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) RSpec
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Clang
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) GCC
General
1 11 (32.35%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (14.71%) Programmer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.82%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 18 (52.94%) jQuery
2 18 (52.94%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Ajax
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) LAMP
7 5 (14.71%) XSLT
7 5 (14.71%) XHTML
8 4 (11.76%) J2EE
8 4 (11.76%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) JSF
8 4 (11.76%) JSP
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
9 3 (8.82%) EJB
10 2 (5.88%) QML
10 2 (5.88%) STL
10 2 (5.88%) Java EE
10 2 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Kindle
2 6 (17.65%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Scrum
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (61.76%) PHP
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) Python
5 8 (23.53%) C#
6 7 (20.59%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Ruby
8 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) zsh
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) ESRI
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