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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - - 15.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
26 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 50.00% 34.85% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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