Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South West > Somerset
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 29 70
Rank change year-on-year -33 +41 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 40 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 1.24% 9.41% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 10.15% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 9
10th Percentile " £28,750 "
25th Percentile £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -36.36% +46.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £48,125 £65,625 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,225 £70,250 £61,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £51,593 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.60% -1.73% +5.00%

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 585 394 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.56% 92.71% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 381 342 628
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,438 £52,813
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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
Bridgwater - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bath -20 3 £55,000 -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) WordPress
3 6 (75.00%) Laravel
4 5 (62.50%) Symfony
4 5 (62.50%) OpenCart
4 5 (62.50%) CMS
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) WebTrends
4 5 (62.50%) SEO
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) React Native
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Netlify
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe XD
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development

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 6 (75.00%) WordPress
2 5 (62.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe XD
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) OpenCart
1 5 (62.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
1 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Laravel
2 5 (62.50%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) React Native
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) GreenSock GSAP
4 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Go
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Netlify