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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 43 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 25 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.92% 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.73% 6.72% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £33,000 £43,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.57% +30.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £31,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
257 119 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.28% 23.11% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 167 99 100
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,825 £23,663 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +11 24 £35,000 -22.22% 19
Sunderland - 1 £31,000 -
Open Source
North East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Scrum
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 20 (47.62%) RESTful
4 18 (42.86%) Scala
4 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 18 (42.86%) Ruby
5 16 (38.10%) HTML
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (38.10%) JSON
6 14 (33.33%) HTML5
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) Web Development
7 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
7 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
8 12 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 11 (26.19%) Python
10 10 (23.81%) Django
11 9 (21.43%) Spring
11 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 7 (16.67%) Line Management
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium
13 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (16.67%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (11.90%) CMS
1 5 (11.90%) Drupal
1 5 (11.90%) WordPress
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
1 5 (11.90%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
1 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) RSpec
5 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) RESTful
2 16 (38.10%) JSON
2 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) HTML5
4 12 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 10 (23.81%) Django
6 9 (21.43%) Spring
7 6 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (11.90%) CakePHP
8 5 (11.90%) REST
8 5 (11.90%) Guice
8 5 (11.90%) Laravel
9 4 (9.52%) CSS3
9 4 (9.52%) Ajax
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
10 1 (2.38%) SOAP
10 1 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (2.38%) Java EE
10 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Psychology
4 2 (4.76%) Human Factors
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Scrum
3 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (30.95%) Web Development
6 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.67%) Line Management
9 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Content Management
9 6 (14.29%) Web Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Kanban
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
10 5 (11.90%) MVC
10 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (9.52%) User Stories
12 3 (7.14%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) Ruby
2 18 (42.86%) Scala
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) IIBA
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) collectd
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Adobe
1 5 (11.90%) Google
1 5 (11.90%) Zend
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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