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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 73 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.41% 1.93% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 5.41% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 3
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
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
238 222 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.29% 35.75% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 185 167 173
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £84,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
1 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (72.73%) Flash
2 8 (72.73%) Adobe
2 8 (72.73%) Magento
2 8 (72.73%) WordPress
2 8 (72.73%) Facebook
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) Fireworks
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Drupal
4 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) WordPress
3 3 (27.27%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (45.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Website Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Flash
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe
1 8 (72.73%) Facebook