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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.31% 2.31% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.84% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 15
Average salary £33,750 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.78% +13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
520 387 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.25% 81.30% 74.50%
Number of salaries quoted 467 318 454
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -17 2 £33,750 -8.78% 3
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Joomla!
2 7 (70.00%) Symfony
2 7 (70.00%) Zend
2 7 (70.00%) Drupal
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) WordPress
2 7 (70.00%) Laravel
2 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
3 5 (50.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
1 7 (70.00%) CMS
1 7 (70.00%) Joomla!
1 7 (70.00%) Drupal
1 7 (70.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Symfony
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
1 7 (70.00%) Laravel
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Zend
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
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