The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 52 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.69% 1.20% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.67% 5.94% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £33,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £28,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £56,250 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 101 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.80% 20.16% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 121 79 83
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Sunderland - 1 £31,000 -
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Finance
3 22 (44.00%) HTML
4 21 (42.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) Scrum
6 19 (38.00%) Python
7 18 (36.00%) Ruby
7 18 (36.00%) Scala
7 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 17 (34.00%) HTML5
8 17 (34.00%) CSS
9 16 (32.00%) JUnit
10 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
10 15 (30.00%) REST
10 15 (30.00%) Google
10 15 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (30.00%) Degree
10 15 (30.00%) Django
10 15 (30.00%) Guice
10 15 (30.00%) Play Framework
11 14 (28.00%) Web Development
11 14 (28.00%) RESTful
12 13 (26.00%) Spring
13 12 (24.00%) Subversion
13 12 (24.00%) C#
13 12 (24.00%) HTTP
13 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
13 12 (24.00%) CSS3
13 12 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (24.00%) JSON

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (10.00%) CMS
1 5 (10.00%) Drupal
1 5 (10.00%) WordPress
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.00%) FTP
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) JUnit
3 12 (24.00%) Subversion
3 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) RSpec
5 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 36 (72.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
4 3 (6.00%) Games
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Designer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) CSS
2 17 (34.00%) HTML5
3 15 (30.00%) REST
3 15 (30.00%) Play Framework
3 15 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (30.00%) Django
3 15 (30.00%) Guice
4 14 (28.00%) RESTful
5 13 (26.00%) Spring
6 12 (24.00%) Ajax
6 12 (24.00%) JSON
6 12 (24.00%) CSS3
7 5 (10.00%) Laravel
7 5 (10.00%) CakePHP
8 4 (8.00%) .NET
8 4 (8.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) Sensu
10 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Psychology
1 6 (12.00%) Human Factors
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.00%) VLE
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Scrum
3 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (28.00%) Web Development
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) User Stories
5 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.00%) Web Design
6 9 (18.00%) OWASP
7 8 (16.00%) OO
7 8 (16.00%) Content Management
7 8 (16.00%) Web Analytics
7 8 (16.00%) Analytics
8 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Usability Testing
8 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.00%) Market Research
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) Python
3 18 (36.00%) Ruby
3 18 (36.00%) Scala
4 12 (24.00%) C#
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) IIBA
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) RHCE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
1 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.00%) collectd
2 3 (6.00%) Nagios
2 3 (6.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) Zend
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Blackboard
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