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 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
Rank 64 85 97
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 25 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.47% 1.86% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.20% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 5
Median salary £39,729 £62,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.43% +92.30%  
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 839 910 1037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.74% 84.49% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 639 681 830
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,240 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Saffron Walden - 6 £39,729 - 1
Colchester -16 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) OO
2 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
3 24 (53.33%) CSS
3 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
5 20 (44.44%) Ajax
5 20 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 20 (44.44%) JBoss
5 20 (44.44%) Swing
6 19 (42.22%) HTML
7 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 15 (33.33%) Degree
9 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
9 14 (31.11%) Oracle
9 14 (31.11%) OOP
9 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
10 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
10 13 (28.89%) J2EE
11 12 (26.67%) C
11 12 (26.67%) Web Services
11 12 (26.67%) REST
12 11 (24.44%) Hudson
12 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (24.44%) Kanban
12 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
12 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
12 11 (24.44%) TeamCity

Open Source
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (44.44%) JBoss
2 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
3 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
4 7 (15.56%) Apache
5 6 (13.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (8.89%) CMS
6 4 (8.89%) WordPress
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Geronimo
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal
7 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
1 1 (2.22%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
2 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (24.44%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (24.44%) GIS
5 6 (13.33%) JasperReports
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.22%) Big Data
8 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.22%) Mahout
8 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) ClearQuest
1 11 (24.44%) CruiseControl
1 11 (24.44%) FishEye
1 11 (24.44%) Hudson
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
1 11 (24.44%) JIRA
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
1 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
2 7 (15.56%) Ant
2 7 (15.56%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 7 (15.56%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Senior Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (28.89%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (24.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (22.22%) J2EE Programmer
6 10 (22.22%) Java Programmer
6 10 (22.22%) Programmer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Programmer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) CSS
2 20 (44.44%) Ajax
2 20 (44.44%) Swing
3 19 (42.22%) HTML
4 13 (28.89%) J2EE
5 12 (26.67%) REST
5 12 (26.67%) Web Services
6 11 (24.44%) GWT
6 11 (24.44%) Middleware
7 9 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (17.78%) RESTful
9 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
9 7 (15.56%) JMS
9 7 (15.56%) Spring
10 6 (13.33%) Apache Flex
10 6 (13.33%) AWT
10 6 (13.33%) SOAP
11 5 (11.11%) HTML5
12 4 (8.89%) CSS3
12 4 (8.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) CCTV
2 9 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
5 5 (11.11%) Social Media
6 3 (6.67%) Blog
7 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.22%) e-Health
7 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) OO
3 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
4 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (31.11%) OOP
6 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (24.44%) DevOps
6 11 (24.44%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (24.44%) Kanban
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) UML
7 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Informatics
7 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.11%) SOA
8 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Test Management
8 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) C
4 5 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Go
6 1 (2.22%) Haskell
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) R
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) GSEC
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) HDFS
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) LXC
2 1 (2.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
3 8 (17.78%) Google
4 7 (15.56%) Adobe
5 3 (6.67%) Zend
6 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.22%) Facebook
6 1 (2.22%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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