The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 38 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.20% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 133 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 91.76% 72.68% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 152 125 148
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Erlang
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Clojure
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Go
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Haskell
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) VLDB
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) VLDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Erlang
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Clojure
3 4 (66.67%) Go
3 4 (66.67%) Haskell
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google