The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.86% 2.15% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +77.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,000 £27,375
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £41,125
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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 287 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 92.56% 88.04% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1127 1352
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,750 £23,775
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £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 Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Ipswich

Open Source
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft