The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 71 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.30% 1.53% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 5.19% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Average salary £35,000 £28,080 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.64% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,906 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
173 154 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.21% 29.50% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 138 125 155
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,464
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,263 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Wiltshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
1 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) Flash
1 11 (78.57%) Adobe
1 11 (78.57%) CMS
1 11 (78.57%) WordPress
1 11 (78.57%) Magento
1 11 (78.57%) Facebook
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 8 (57.14%) Web Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Fireworks
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
3 3 (21.43%) Drupal
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (78.57%) CMS
1 11 (78.57%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (57.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Website Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) Flash
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (57.14%) Web Development
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Adobe
1 11 (78.57%) Facebook
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