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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 36 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.84% 2.17% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.83% 8.40% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 7
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
282 131 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.22% 25.79% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 198 112 106
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,246 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram 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 21 October 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 +19 38 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Sunderland - 1 £31,000 -
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 28 (62.22%) Scrum
3 28 (62.22%) RESTful
4 24 (53.33%) Ruby
5 23 (51.11%) JSON
5 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (51.11%) Scala
5 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
5 23 (51.11%) NoSQL
5 23 (51.11%) TDD
5 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) HTML5
9 14 (31.11%) Web Development
9 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
9 14 (31.11%) Play Framework
10 10 (22.22%) Python
11 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (20.00%) Firewall
11 9 (20.00%) JIRA
11 9 (20.00%) Kanban
11 9 (20.00%) Django
11 9 (20.00%) Selenium
11 9 (20.00%) Puppet
11 9 (20.00%) Confluence
11 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (20.00%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) Drupal
2 5 (11.11%) WordPress
2 5 (11.11%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
1 23 (51.11%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Digital Designer
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Designer
5 1 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Designer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Designer
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) RESTful
2 23 (51.11%) JSON
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
4 15 (33.33%) HTML5
5 14 (31.11%) Play Framework
6 9 (20.00%) Spring
6 9 (20.00%) Django
7 5 (11.11%) CakePHP
7 5 (11.11%) Laravel
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
9 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.44%) CSS
10 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.22%) SproutCore
10 1 (2.22%) jQuery
10 1 (2.22%) Java EE
10 1 (2.22%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Scrum
3 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (51.11%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) Web Development
4 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.00%) Kanban
5 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.33%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) MVC
7 5 (11.11%) Web Analytics
7 5 (11.11%) Content Management
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Ruby
3 23 (51.11%) Scala
4 10 (22.22%) Python
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
1 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Zend
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Sencha
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