The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 55 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.20% 6.12% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 14.50% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 16
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Surrey

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

Miscellaneous Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
138 200 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 41.57% 42.19% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 134 178 107
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Open Source
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Woking

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Document Management
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WF
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) MediaWiki
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) WF
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Document Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft