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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
20 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 50.00% 28.75% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £29,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,500 £49,750
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 24 December 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%) 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%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) Web Development
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
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%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) QA
3 4 (20.00%) Blog
3 4 (20.00%) WATIR
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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