The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 31.03% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 56.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 55.17% 32.98% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Open Source
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Sussex region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Sussex

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) Drupal
2 16 (80.00%) PHP5
2 16 (80.00%) jQuery
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
2 16 (80.00%) Node.js
2 16 (80.00%) REST
2 16 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 16 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) QA
3 4 (20.00%) Blog
3 4 (20.00%) WATIR
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (20.00%) GitHub

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 16 (80.00%) Drupal
1 16 (80.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) WATIR
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
1 16 (80.00%) jQuery
1 16 (80.00%) HTML5
1 16 (80.00%) REST
1 16 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 16 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (80.00%) PHP
1 16 (80.00%) PHP5
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA