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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 35 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.09% 1.08% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.06% 2.50% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
85 120 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.62% 43.01% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 72
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 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) Erlang
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) F#
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (20.00%) WordPress
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Online Games
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Erlang
3 3 (30.00%) F#
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Haskell
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Delphi
5 1 (10.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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