Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 99 129
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30 -30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.36% 1.57% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.79% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 23
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +25.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,288 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,761 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1183 1843 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.50% 87.80% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1411 1607
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Southend-on-Sea +16 2 £31,217 -10.81%
Colchester -7 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Saffron Walden - 1 £49,602 - 1
Open Source
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Twig
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) osCommerce
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Twig
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet