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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 53 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.01% 2.34% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% 5.46% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £43,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,300 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
186 183 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.35% 42.86% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 159 144 167
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 10 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (69.23%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) jQuery
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) MySQL
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) CMS
6 11 (42.31%) PHP
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) Apache
7 9 (34.62%) UNIX
8 8 (30.77%) OO
8 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 8 (30.77%) MVC
8 8 (30.77%) Joomla!
8 8 (30.77%) Symfony
8 8 (30.77%) Zend
8 8 (30.77%) WordPress
8 8 (30.77%) Drupal
8 8 (30.77%) Laravel
8 8 (30.77%) Line Management
8 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 8 (30.77%) OO PHP
9 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) Big Data

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) CMS
1 11 (42.31%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) Joomla!
2 8 (30.77%) WordPress
2 8 (30.77%) Drupal
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Gradle
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Web Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Web Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) Symfony
4 8 (30.77%) Laravel
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) LAMP
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) Middleware
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.54%) OSGi
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) DataPower
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) OO
1 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
1 8 (30.77%) Line Management
1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
1 8 (30.77%) OO PHP
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Web Design
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vCloud
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds