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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 75 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 0.74% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.58% 1.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
335 411 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.89% 43.63% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 279 371 284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (76.19%) ISO 9001
1 16 (76.19%) Kindle
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 13 (61.90%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) Ruby
5 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) Java
7 10 (47.62%) UNIX
7 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
7 10 (47.62%) BDD
8 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (42.86%) Scrum
8 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
9 8 (38.10%) C#
10 7 (33.33%) .NET
10 7 (33.33%) OO
10 7 (33.33%) OOD
10 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (28.57%) Coaching
12 5 (23.81%) DevOps
13 4 (19.05%) RSpec
13 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
13 4 (19.05%) PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
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 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) GIS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Trainee
5 1 (4.76%) Trainee Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) XHTML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Kindle
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
4 1 (4.76%) Blog
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) OOD
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (28.57%) Coaching
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 3 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
11 3 (14.29%) Analytics
11 3 (14.29%) Revenue Management
11 3 (14.29%) Operations Research
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Ruby
3 11 (52.38%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) R
7 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (9.52%) VB
8 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PhD
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) ESRI
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