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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.12% 2.84% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 3.40% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 15
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,600 £62,500
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
578 735 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.07% 83.62% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 484 650 656
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Kindle
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Statistics
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) Coaching
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) Capita
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Database Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Kindle
2 6 (31.58%) Statistics
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media
5 1 (5.26%) Wiki
5 1 (5.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Revenue Management
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) Operations Research
7 3 (15.79%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) VB
5 3 (15.79%) R
5 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Capita
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Zend
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