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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 33 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.17% 0.77% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.46% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
52 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.53% 37.84% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 65
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,750
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Erlang
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) F#
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) XHTML
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) MooTools
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) Blog
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) Erlang
3 4 (33.33%) F#
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) Clojure
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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