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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 32 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.01% 2.92% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 3.62% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
165 138 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 82.91% 80.70% 73.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 123 123
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) AccuRev
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
6 1 (16.67%) Appium
6 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Physics
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Clojure
6 1 (16.67%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) AccuRev
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Appium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Clojure
3 1 (16.67%) Erlang
3 1 (16.67%) Haskell
3 1 (16.67%) Scala