The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 42 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.42% 0.43% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Open Source
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.10% 30.64% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 90 66 79
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Open Source
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (100.00%) Infinispan
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (100.00%) Infinispan
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft