The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 56 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.25% 0.58% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 2.97% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 101 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.02% 19.61% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 113 75 94
Average salary £35,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
North East

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 July 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 8 £35,000 -3.44% 9
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Finance
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) Python
5 19 (38.78%) Scrum
6 18 (36.73%) Ruby
6 18 (36.73%) Scala
6 18 (36.73%) HTML5
6 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 16 (32.65%) Degree
7 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
7 16 (32.65%) JUnit
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 15 (30.61%) Google
8 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (30.61%) Django
8 15 (30.61%) Guice
8 15 (30.61%) REST
8 15 (30.61%) Play Framework
9 14 (28.57%) Web Development
10 13 (26.53%) Spring
11 12 (24.49%) Subversion
11 12 (24.49%) HTTP
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
11 12 (24.49%) Ajax
11 12 (24.49%) JSON
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (24.49%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
1 3 (6.12%) Drupal
1 3 (6.12%) WordPress
1 3 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) JUnit
3 12 (24.49%) Subversion
3 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.24%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) RSpec
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 36 (73.47%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Publishing
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Designer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) HTML5
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (30.61%) Django
4 15 (30.61%) Guice
4 15 (30.61%) REST
4 15 (30.61%) Play Framework
5 13 (26.53%) Spring
6 12 (24.49%) Ajax
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
6 12 (24.49%) JSON
6 12 (24.49%) CSS3
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) SOAP
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) Laravel
9 3 (6.12%) Sensu
9 3 (6.12%) CakePHP
10 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Psychology
1 6 (12.24%) Human Factors
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Scrum
3 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Web Development
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) User Stories
5 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) OWASP
7 6 (12.24%) Usability Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Market Research
7 6 (12.24%) Web Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Content Management
7 6 (12.24%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) Python
3 18 (36.73%) Ruby
3 18 (36.73%) Scala
4 12 (24.49%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) IIBA
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) collectd
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Blackboard
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £33,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (plus excellent benefits package and paid overtime)
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 19 days ago