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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South West / Dorset
Rank 40 72 81
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.44% 1.82% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 2.02% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -28.57%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 323 644 708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.45% 90.20% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 289 466 606
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +29 6 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Weymouth - 4 £40,000 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 19 (70.37%) HTML
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
1 19 (70.37%) PHP
1 19 (70.37%) MySQL
1 19 (70.37%) CSS
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Web Development
2 13 (48.15%) CakePHP
2 13 (48.15%) Drupal
2 13 (48.15%) WordPress
2 13 (48.15%) Magento
2 13 (48.15%) Social Media
2 13 (48.15%) Laravel
3 10 (37.04%) OO PHP
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) CMS
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) Apache
4 9 (33.33%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) Games
4 9 (33.33%) OOP
4 9 (33.33%) Ajax
4 9 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (22.22%) Subversion
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) HTML5 Boilerplate

Open Source
Top Related 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 13 (48.15%) Drupal
1 13 (48.15%) WordPress
2 10 (37.04%) CMS
3 9 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (33.33%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) PHP Developer
3 7 (25.93%) PHP Web Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Python Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) CSS
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) CakePHP
2 13 (48.15%) Laravel
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) Ajax
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (22.22%) HTML5 Boilerplate
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) WebSockets
6 4 (14.81%) Django
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) Symfony
7 3 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Social Media
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
1 13 (48.15%) Web Development
2 10 (37.04%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) OO PHP
3 9 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
4 4 (14.81%) Post-Production
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
1 19 (70.37%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) C
2 4 (14.81%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PHP 5
3 3 (11.11%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 10 days ago