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

Open Source
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 51 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.37% 2.55% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.72% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 37
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 351 514 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 92.61% 93.45% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 283 358 526
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) TestNG
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) FitNesse
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 9 (81.82%) JMeter
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 9 (81.82%) Ranorex
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 1 (9.09%) Chat Support

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
1 9 (81.82%) FitNesse
1 9 (81.82%) JMeter
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
1 9 (81.82%) NUnit
1 9 (81.82%) Ranorex
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
1 9 (81.82%) TestNG
1 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Java Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) SDET
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Chat Support
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA