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

Open Source
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 99 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.26% 0.37% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.41% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 34
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.55%  
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 660 966 805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 85.49% 90.03% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 559 831 725
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Open Source
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Kent

Open Source
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Chatham - 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
South East

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

1 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
3 11 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (50.00%) PHP
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (45.45%) XHTML
4 10 (45.45%) ECMAScript
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) VB
4 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 10 (45.45%) Unix
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Solaris
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) UML
4 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle9i Database
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) XHTML
3 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 8 (36.36%) Node.js
4 8 (36.36%) React
4 8 (36.36%) Redux
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Solaris
1 10 (45.45%) Unix
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Windows 2000 Server
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) Change Control
2 10 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 10 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
2 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) UML
2 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) Microservices
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Software Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) PHP
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) ECMAScript
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) VB
3 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 7 (31.82%) VBScript
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter