Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South West > Somerset
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +51
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 47 57 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 5.46% 5.26% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 5.83% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 63
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% +29.41%
10th Percentile £22,900 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £58,750 £87,500
South West median annual salary £51,593 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.19% - +17.65%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 754 978 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 87.57% 90.22% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 634 673 904
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,029 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.07% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,197
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Somerset.

Salary trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in Somerset over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Bath +18 40 £50,000 +36.99% 8
Bridgwater 0 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Taunton +10 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £50,000 -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 38 (80.85%) JavaScript
2 35 (74.47%) Python
3 33 (70.21%) PHP
4 28 (59.57%) .NET
4 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
5 26 (55.32%) Ruby
5 26 (55.32%) Docker
6 22 (46.81%) React
7 21 (44.68%) Node.js
8 20 (42.55%) RESTful
9 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
9 19 (40.43%) Java
9 19 (40.43%) Vue.js
10 18 (38.30%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (38.30%) C#
10 18 (38.30%) MVC
10 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
10 18 (38.30%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
11 17 (36.17%) Android
12 16 (34.04%) Objective-C
12 16 (34.04%) React Native
12 16 (34.04%) Go
13 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
15 11 (23.40%) GitHub
16 10 (21.28%) Linux
17 9 (19.15%) CSS
17 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
17 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) GitHub
2 6 (12.77%) AWS
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.02%) Redis
3 7 (14.89%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.26%) Firebug
3 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Customer Engineer
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Junior
2 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (6.38%) React Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Objective-C Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior React Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) React
3 21 (44.68%) Node.js
4 20 (42.55%) RESTful
5 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
5 19 (40.43%) Vue.js
6 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
6 18 (38.30%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (34.04%) React Native
8 9 (19.15%) CSS
8 9 (19.15%) JSON
9 7 (14.89%) HTML
9 7 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
11 4 (8.51%) CSS3
12 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
12 3 (6.38%) D3.js
12 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.38%) RequireJS
12 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Android
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.64%) Debian
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 7 (14.89%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 7 (14.89%) Web Development
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source Development
9 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.51%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Cross-Browser Development
10 3 (6.38%) Microservices
10 3 (6.38%) OOP
10 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) JavaScript
2 35 (74.47%) Python
3 33 (70.21%) PHP
4 26 (55.32%) Ruby
5 19 (40.43%) Java
6 18 (38.30%) C#
7 16 (34.04%) Go
7 16 (34.04%) Objective-C
8 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
10 4 (8.51%) Apple Swift
10 4 (8.51%) C
10 4 (8.51%) C++
10 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (6.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Xen
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Rundeck
2 3 (6.38%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Nessus
3 1 (2.13%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) VMware
2 1 (2.13%) Apple
2 1 (2.13%) Pardot
2 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com