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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 50 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 20 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.74% 6.42% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.43% 17.51% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 38 15
Average salary £37,500 £35,116 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.78% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,636 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,983 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
212 217 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.63% 36.66% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 167 195 137
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £46,983
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 22 May 2015. 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 -15 20 £37,500 +6.78% 9
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
3 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (46.43%) Analytics
4 12 (42.86%) Tableau
4 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 12 (42.86%) R
4 12 (42.86%) Pentaho
4 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 12 (42.86%) Business Analytics
4 12 (42.86%) QlikView
4 12 (42.86%) Cognos
4 12 (42.86%) Business Objects
4 12 (42.86%) SAS
4 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (42.86%) IBM
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) SPSS
5 11 (39.29%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Teradata
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) Cloudera
8 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) Big Data
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 12 (42.86%) Pentaho
1 12 (42.86%) QlikView
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) Big Data
4 4 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) WATIR
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Sahi
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) SAS BI Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML5
1 4 (14.29%) Django
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) CSS3
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (46.43%) Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Business Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) OO
9 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) DevOps
9 2 (7.14%) OOD
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) R
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Scala
7 3 (10.71%) C++
8 2 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Tableau
1 12 (42.86%) Cognos
1 12 (42.86%) Business Objects
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Teradata
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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