The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 50 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.61% 2.02% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% 4.55% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Average salary £36,250 £34,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.31% -30.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,600 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
164 220 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.73% 44.44% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 137 189 175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +10 10 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Woodbridge - 2 £28,750 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) MySQL
3 13 (52.00%) jQuery
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) PHP
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Apache
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 11 (44.00%) CMS
6 8 (32.00%) OO
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) Joomla!
6 8 (32.00%) Symfony
6 8 (32.00%) Zend
6 8 (32.00%) Drupal
6 8 (32.00%) WordPress
6 8 (32.00%) Laravel
6 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) Line Management
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) XML
8 6 (24.00%) LAMP
8 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (24.00%) Big Data
9 5 (20.00%) VoIP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 11 (44.00%) CMS
3 8 (32.00%) Joomla!
3 8 (32.00%) Drupal
3 8 (32.00%) WordPress
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VoIP
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (12.00%) Gradle
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Web Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) jQuery
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) Symfony
4 8 (32.00%) Laravel
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (12.00%) OSGi
6 3 (12.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
1 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
1 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (28.00%) Line Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) Groovy
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago