The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 35 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.05% 1.51% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 3.67% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Open Source
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 109 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 28.77% 41.13% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 83 67
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Open Source
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Programming
4 3 (27.27%) F#
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) Erlang
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Joomla!
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Laravel
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Programming
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Complex Event Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Erlang
3 3 (27.27%) F#
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Haskell
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Delphi
5 1 (9.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
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