The 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 57 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.72% 3.86% 2.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 11.11% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.63%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
Wiltshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 171 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 33.62% 34.76% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 133 162 219
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Subversion
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) Zend
3 10 (76.92%) BBC
3 10 (76.92%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) OO PHP
4 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 6 (46.15%) RESTful
5 6 (46.15%) Node.js
6 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (38.46%) Android
7 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) CMS
9 1 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (7.69%) UNIX
9 1 (7.69%) Linux
9 1 (7.69%) UML
9 1 (7.69%) OOP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
2 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Subversion
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) WSDL
6 1 (7.69%) LAMP
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Dojo
6 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) BBC
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
1 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OO
1 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PHP5
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
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