Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 65 103
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.68% 3.76% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 4.38% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 14
Dorset median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% -21.05% +35.71%
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,900 £34,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £59,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 973 913 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.95% 85.73% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 851 804 967
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +3.42% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Dorset

Open Source
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Dorset

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Dorset

Open Source
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -10 7 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wimborne - 7 £30,000 - 1
Bournemouth -12 3 £27,500 -21.43%
Weymouth - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) User Experience
4 10 (52.63%) Web Development
4 10 (52.63%) WordPress
4 10 (52.63%) Sass
4 10 (52.63%) LESS
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (36.84%) Project Management
7 7 (36.84%) Adobe
8 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (31.58%) OOP
8 6 (31.58%) CMS
9 5 (26.32%) LAMP
9 5 (26.32%) Magento
9 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.79%) Drupal
11 3 (15.79%) SEO
11 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (15.79%) Analytics
11 3 (15.79%) Go
11 3 (15.79%) React
12 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (10.53%) OO PHP

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 10 (52.63%) WordPress
2 6 (31.58%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) Drupal
4 1 (5.26%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Magento
2 2 (10.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Blockchain
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Web Developer
3 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
4 5 (26.32%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Designer
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Site Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) LESS
1 10 (52.63%) Sass
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) React
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) React Native
5 1 (5.26%) Redux
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Web Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) SEO
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.26%) Microservices
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Go
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Java 9
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Adobe