The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 93 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.77% 1.18% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.46% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
Open Source
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1016 1094 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.14% 80.38% 75.43%
Number of salaries quoted 896 968 934
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Crawley +4 2 £55,000 +34.96%
Horsham +2 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 6 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 6 (40.00%) Android
2 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (40.00%) Doctrine
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Zend Framework
1 6 (40.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
1 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) UX Design
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (26.67%) VMware