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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 92 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.22% 1.01% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 2.62% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 11
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
430 535 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.02% 38.60% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 386 469 371
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 £25,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 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 5 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
Horsham +6 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Crawley -10 3 £55,000 +25.00%
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 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%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
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%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
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%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 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 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%) Automated Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
1 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) UX Design
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
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