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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.10% 3.24% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 7
Median salary £31,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.68% -17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £100,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 432 469 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.57% 89.33% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 382 417 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Dorset over the 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 0 4 £28,750 -15.44%
Poole -1 3 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Weymouth - 1 £40,000 -
Wimborne - 1 £29,500 - 2
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (78.26%) PHP
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) MySQL
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) WordPress
5 10 (43.48%) Magento
5 10 (43.48%) Drupal
5 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (43.48%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) Web Development
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) Social Media
7 8 (34.78%) CSS3
7 8 (34.78%) Ajax
7 8 (34.78%) CMS
7 8 (34.78%) Games
7 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (34.78%) OOP
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) Laravel
9 6 (26.09%) REST
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (26.09%) WebSockets
9 6 (26.09%) Subversion
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
9 6 (26.09%) CakePHP

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 11 (47.83%) WordPress
2 10 (43.48%) Drupal
3 8 (34.78%) CMS
4 6 (26.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Games
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Magento Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) Ajax
2 8 (34.78%) CSS3
2 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) Laravel
4 6 (26.09%) CakePHP
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 6 (26.09%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) SOAP
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) WebSockets
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) LAMP
6 2 (8.70%) LESS
6 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 1 (4.35%) Symfony
7 1 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Social Media
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (13.04%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) Web Development
3 8 (34.78%) OOP
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (21.74%) Post-Production
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Microservices
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PHP
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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