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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 63 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.43% 1.57% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 5.42% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £28,080 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.45% -14.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
174 166 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.96% 28.87% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 127 168
Average salary £39,000 £38,472 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,250 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 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%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
1 11 (78.57%) CMS
2 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 10 (71.43%) Flash
2 10 (71.43%) Adobe
2 10 (71.43%) WordPress
2 10 (71.43%) Magento
2 10 (71.43%) Facebook
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) Fireworks
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
4 3 (21.43%) Drupal
5 2 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
2 10 (71.43%) WordPress
3 3 (21.43%) Drupal
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 7 (50.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Website Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) Flash
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
1 10 (71.43%) Facebook
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago