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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 64 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 23 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.71% 2.19% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.99% 5.29% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 15
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,250 £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
384 340 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 45.18% 41.41% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 348 326 298
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (61.54%) PHP
1 24 (61.54%) CSS
2 23 (58.97%) WordPress
3 22 (56.41%) HTML
4 21 (53.85%) jQuery
5 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
6 17 (43.59%) Joomla!
7 15 (38.46%) Marketing
7 15 (38.46%) MySQL
8 14 (35.90%) LAMP
9 13 (33.33%) Linux
10 12 (30.77%) CMS
10 12 (30.77%) Degree
11 11 (28.21%) Ajax
11 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) HTML5
12 10 (25.64%) Social Media
12 10 (25.64%) CSS3
13 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
15 7 (17.95%) Web Services
15 7 (17.95%) Apache
15 7 (17.95%) Java
15 7 (17.95%) TDD
16 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
16 6 (15.38%) Windows
16 6 (15.38%) Kindle
17 5 (12.82%) ExpressionEngine

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (58.97%) WordPress
2 17 (43.59%) Joomla!
3 12 (30.77%) CMS
4 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
5 7 (17.95%) Apache
6 5 (12.82%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) QlikView
2 4 (10.26%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) GCC
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 15 (38.46%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.82%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) CSS
2 22 (56.41%) HTML
3 21 (53.85%) jQuery
4 14 (35.90%) LAMP
5 11 (28.21%) Ajax
6 10 (25.64%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
7 7 (17.95%) Web Services
8 4 (10.26%) JSP
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) JSF
9 3 (7.69%) Middleware
9 3 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (7.69%) EJB
10 2 (5.13%) STL
10 2 (5.13%) Qt
10 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (5.13%) QML
11 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Social Media
2 6 (15.38%) Kindle
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) OOP
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) PHP
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PHP5
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) R
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) zsh
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) SAP