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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 76 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 1.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £36,500 £45,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
307 370 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.82% 40.53% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 271 333 328
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,100
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
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 26 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 14 (66.67%) Kindle
2 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) PHP
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Ruby
9 6 (28.57%) C++
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 5 (23.81%) XSLT
10 5 (23.81%) UNIX
10 5 (23.81%) XHTML
11 4 (19.05%) OOD
11 4 (19.05%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (19.05%) WordPress
2 3 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) RSpec
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Clang
3 1 (4.76%) GCC
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Programmer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Principal Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) XSLT
4 5 (23.81%) XHTML
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) STL
7 1 (4.76%) LAMP
7 1 (4.76%) Qt
7 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Kindle
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Web Design
9 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (28.57%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) zsh
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
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