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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 57 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.98% 0.82% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% 3.90% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £47,218 £64,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.79% +98.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
202 77 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.33% 20.92% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 157 55 163
Average salary £35,116 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.37% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 -8 10 £47,218 -26.79% 5
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) Ruby
3 29 (55.77%) MongoDB
4 28 (53.85%) Scrum
5 27 (51.92%) Scala
6 26 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 26 (50.00%) RESTful
6 26 (50.00%) TDD
7 25 (48.08%) Linux
7 25 (48.08%) JSON
7 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
8 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (34.62%) HTML
9 18 (34.62%) Python
10 16 (30.77%) JIRA
11 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
11 14 (26.92%) Play Framework
11 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
12 13 (25.00%) HTML5
12 13 (25.00%) Django
13 12 (23.08%) Selenium
14 11 (21.15%) Kanban
14 11 (21.15%) Spring
14 11 (21.15%) Web Development
14 11 (21.15%) Confluence
14 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
14 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (21.15%) Puppet
14 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (21.15%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) MongoDB
2 26 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) QlikView
5 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
2 16 (30.77%) JIRA
3 12 (23.08%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Sahi
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) WATIR
5 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Architect
2 11 (21.15%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Lead Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Operations Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Web Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) SAS BI Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Support
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) RESTful
2 25 (48.08%) JSON
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 14 (26.92%) Play Framework
5 13 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (25.00%) Django
6 11 (21.15%) Spring
7 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 5 (9.62%) LAMP
8 5 (9.62%) Symfony
8 5 (9.62%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (9.62%) Laravel
9 2 (3.85%) Middleware
10 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.92%) CSS3
10 1 (1.92%) SproutCore
10 1 (1.92%) jQuery
10 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.85%) HACMP
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) AIX
2 2 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Scrum
3 26 (50.00%) TDD
4 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 11 (21.15%) Kanban
6 11 (21.15%) Web Development
6 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.54%) MVC
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) OO
10 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.85%) Workflow
11 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Java
1 30 (57.69%) Ruby
2 27 (51.92%) Scala
3 18 (34.62%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) R
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) VCP4
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) IBM
1 5 (9.62%) Zend
2 3 (5.77%) Tableau
2 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Cognos
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
2 3 (5.77%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Sencha
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago