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 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 60 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.03% 2.49% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.81% 6.51% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 17
Average salary £30,250 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.55% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
333 338 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.86% 38.24% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 300 320 315
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

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

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (59.46%) PHP
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 21 (56.76%) WordPress
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
4 19 (51.35%) jQuery
5 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 16 (43.24%) Joomla!
7 14 (37.84%) MySQL
8 13 (35.14%) LAMP
8 13 (35.14%) Marketing
9 12 (32.43%) Degree
9 12 (32.43%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) CMS
11 10 (27.03%) Scrum
11 10 (27.03%) HTML5
11 10 (27.03%) CSS3
12 9 (24.32%) Social Media
12 9 (24.32%) Ajax
12 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
13 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
14 7 (18.92%) Web Services
14 7 (18.92%) Java
14 7 (18.92%) TDD
15 6 (16.22%) Windows
15 6 (16.22%) Apache
15 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
15 6 (16.22%) Kindle
16 5 (13.51%) ExpressionEngine

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (56.76%) WordPress
2 16 (43.24%) Joomla!
3 11 (29.73%) CMS
4 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
5 6 (16.22%) Apache
6 5 (13.51%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) QlikView
2 4 (10.81%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) GCC
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 13 (35.14%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Principal Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) jQuery
4 13 (35.14%) LAMP
5 10 (27.03%) HTML5
5 10 (27.03%) CSS3
6 9 (24.32%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) J2EE
8 4 (10.81%) Spring
8 4 (10.81%) JSF
9 3 (8.11%) Middleware
9 3 (8.11%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.11%) EJB
10 2 (5.41%) STL
10 2 (5.41%) Qt
10 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (5.41%) QML
11 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Social Media
2 6 (16.22%) Kindle
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Scrum
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Data Management
5 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.41%) ERP
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) User Stories
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) PHP
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) PHP5
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) R
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) zsh
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
2 4 (10.81%) Cognos
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
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