The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 67 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.20% 1.96% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.53% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 13
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 395 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.15% 77.30% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 428 315 298
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Open Source
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Suffolk

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Open Source
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -21 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2SE
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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