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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 81 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.73% 0.57% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 1.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 1
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% -
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
335 373 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.01% 42.34% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 294 330 281
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 27 February 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (69.57%) ISO 9001
1 16 (69.57%) Kindle
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 12 (52.17%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) TDD
6 10 (43.48%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) PHP
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Ruby
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) UNIX
9 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
9 7 (30.43%) BDD
10 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 6 (26.09%) HTML
11 5 (21.74%) OO
11 5 (21.74%) OOD
11 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
11 5 (21.74%) Cucumber

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSDE
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) RSpec
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Database Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Trainee Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) GIS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Trainee Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Trainee
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 4 (17.39%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Kindle
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) OOD
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (13.04%) Logistics
9 3 (13.04%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Revenue Management
9 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
10 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Ruby
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.04%) R
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) VB
7 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) ESRI
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