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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 28 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.74% 2.14% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.37% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +81.81%  
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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 380 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 87.50% 90.48% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 105 338 268
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 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

Open Source
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
5 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

Open Source
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft