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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 47 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.29% 1.98% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.61% 5.70% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 5
Average salary £35,000 £19,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
111 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.06% 34.77% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 98 185 177
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 10 £35,000 +84.21% 2
Woodbridge - 3 £35,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £37,500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) MySQL
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Apache
5 10 (43.48%) PHP
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
7 8 (34.78%) CMS
7 8 (34.78%) LAMP
8 7 (30.43%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) OO
8 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
8 7 (30.43%) Drupal
9 6 (26.09%) Joomla!
9 6 (26.09%) WordPress
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
9 6 (26.09%) Laravel
9 6 (26.09%) OO PHP
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Symfony
9 6 (26.09%) Zend
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery
11 4 (17.39%) PHP5
11 4 (17.39%) Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) R
11 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (17.39%) Web Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (43.48%) Apache
2 8 (34.78%) CMS
3 7 (30.43%) Drupal
4 6 (26.09%) WordPress
4 6 (26.09%) Joomla!
5 4 (17.39%) ArcGIS
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) osCommerce
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VoIP
1 3 (13.04%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Designer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Web Designer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) LAMP
4 6 (26.09%) Symfony
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
4 6 (26.09%) Laravel
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) CakePHP
7 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) REST
9 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) OO PHP
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) PHP5
5 4 (17.39%) R
6 3 (13.04%) C
7 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Zend
2 4 (17.39%) ESRI
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35k per year + Benefits
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