The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Essex / Colchester
Rank 46 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.43% 7.62% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 9.34% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +127.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 182 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 84.91% 81.61% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 168 150 106
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Colchester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Colchester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) OOP
1 14 (100.00%) OO
1 14 (100.00%) JBoss
1 14 (100.00%) Swing
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Ajax
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
2 13 (92.86%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) TopLink
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) JBoss
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Geronimo
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) Mahout
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Java Developer
2 13 (92.86%) J2EE Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (78.57%) Senior Developer
3 11 (78.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (71.43%) J2EE Programmer
4 10 (71.43%) Java Programmer
4 10 (71.43%) Programmer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Agile Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Java Programmer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Ajax
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) Swing
2 13 (92.86%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) FreeMarker
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JPA
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
3 1 (7.14%) TopLink
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (100.00%) OO
1 14 (100.00%) OOP
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau