The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 80 77 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.88% 1.18% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 4.05% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
371 321 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.74% 29.21% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 323 292 487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region.

Open Source Salary Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Open Source
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Crawley -2 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Burgess Hill - 2 £30,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) Web Development
4 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) WPF
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) WatiN
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) SEO
5 7 (30.43%) Subversion
5 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (26.09%) Drupal
6 6 (26.09%) CMS
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) C
6 6 (26.09%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
7 5 (21.74%) Adobe

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
1 6 (26.09%) Drupal
2 5 (21.74%) Joomla!
2 5 (21.74%) WordPress
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) IPv4
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) OSPF
1 4 (17.39%) BGP
1 4 (17.39%) Telnet
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) SSH
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQLite
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) WatiN
1 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Web Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Web Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) WPF
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (26.09%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Symfony
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) REST
10 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.35%) Bing Maps
10 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
10 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
2 4 (17.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Scrum
2 8 (34.78%) SEO
2 8 (34.78%) Web Development
2 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Document Management
4 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Web Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Email Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) C
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Ektron