Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 134 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 -38 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 13 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.78% 0.63% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.71% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 48
Kent median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% -26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,475 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,400 £51,250 £51,625
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 1196 1836 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.64% 88.65% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1601 1565
Kent median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Kent over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 July 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
Chatham - 7 £30,000 -
Dover - 2 - -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (27.27%) XHTML
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) ECMAScript
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XHTML
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) CCTV
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) ECMAScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) hybris