The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 69 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.45% 3.07% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 3.70% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 22
Average salary £40,000 £30,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.23% -16.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,000 £54,500
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 703 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.17% 83.10% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 507 624 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Capita
4 4 (30.77%) Statistics
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Kindle
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Kindle
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Capita
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Zend