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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 48 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.96% 1.64% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.43% 4.69% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 6
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
105 192 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.86% 35.04% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 91 182 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 9 £35,000 +84.21%
Woodbridge - 3 £35,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) MySQL
5 9 (39.13%) PHP
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Apache
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 7 (30.43%) CMS
7 7 (30.43%) LAMP
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) OO
8 6 (26.09%) Drupal
8 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 5 (21.74%) Joomla!
9 5 (21.74%) Symfony
9 5 (21.74%) Zend
9 5 (21.74%) WordPress
9 5 (21.74%) Laravel
9 5 (21.74%) OO PHP
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) GIS
10 4 (17.39%) ESRI

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) CMS
3 6 (26.09%) Drupal
4 5 (21.74%) WordPress
4 5 (21.74%) 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) 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 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Designer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Web Designer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) LAMP
3 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) Laravel
4 5 (21.74%) Symfony
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
6 3 (13.04%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.35%) MDX
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) OO PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) V-Model
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) 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
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Zend
2 4 (17.39%) ESRI
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
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