The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 17.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 94.12% 87.88% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 23
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Open Source
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Open Source Salary Trend in the Thames Valley