Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 98 74
Rank change year-on-year +62 -24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 92 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.34% 1.37% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 1.51% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 18 40
Somerset median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,650 £32,750 £18,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £62,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1,129 1,125 1,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.10% 90.95% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 963 943 922
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +28 55 £55,000 +20.22% 1
Bridgwater - 17 £50,000 - 3
Taunton +16 5 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Clevedon - 3 £55,000 -
Portishead - 2 £42,500 -
Street +9 1 £67,500 +68.75%
Glastonbury - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 47 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (51.09%) Git (software)
2 42 (45.65%) .NET
3 36 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (36.96%) Linux
5 33 (35.87%) TDD
6 32 (34.78%) Web Development
7 29 (31.52%) Java
8 26 (28.26%) PHP
9 25 (27.17%) E-Commerce
10 24 (26.09%) OO
11 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (22.83%) Internet
13 20 (21.74%) C#
13 20 (21.74%) CSS
13 20 (21.74%) Unix
13 20 (21.74%) jQuery
14 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
14 19 (20.65%) Software Delivery
14 19 (20.65%) Pair Programming
14 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
15 18 (19.57%) Python
15 18 (19.57%) React
16 17 (18.48%) Retail
17 14 (15.22%) Degree
17 14 (15.22%) Microservices
18 13 (14.13%) MySQL
19 12 (13.04%) Time Management
19 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (13.04%) Docker

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 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.09%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (1.09%) CATIA
2 1 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) SaaS
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) 3G
3 1 (1.09%) 4G
3 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.09%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) Big Data
4 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.26%) Redis
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (51.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.96%) PHPUnit
3 9 (9.78%) Subversion
4 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.52%) Grunt
5 6 (6.52%) gulp
5 6 (6.52%) Jasmine
5 6 (6.52%) Mocha
6 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.26%) Codeception
7 3 (3.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.09%) GoCD
9 1 (1.09%) JIRA
9 1 (1.09%) Mockito
9 1 (1.09%) Moq
9 1 (1.09%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 17 (18.48%) Retail
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (65.22%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 22 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 18 (19.57%) E-Commerce Developer
5 16 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 15 (16.30%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (14.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
10 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.61%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
10 7 (7.61%) Junior
11 6 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (5.43%) Junior Software Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Telecoms Developer
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 4 (4.35%) Junior Developer
14 3 (3.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 3 (3.26%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (45.65%) .NET
2 20 (21.74%) CSS
2 20 (21.74%) jQuery
3 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
4 18 (19.57%) React
5 11 (11.96%) HTML
5 11 (11.96%) Laravel
5 11 (11.96%) REST
6 9 (9.78%) HTML5
7 7 (7.61%) Node.js
8 6 (6.52%) Sass
9 5 (5.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.35%) RESTful
11 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.26%) J2EE
11 3 (3.26%) JSON
11 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (3.26%) Spring
11 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
1 9 (9.78%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.26%) Robotics
4 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.09%) BBC
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (35.87%) TDD
4 32 (34.78%) Web Development
5 25 (27.17%) E-Commerce
6 24 (26.09%) OO
7 19 (20.65%) Pair Programming
7 19 (20.65%) Software Delivery
7 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
8 14 (15.22%) Microservices
9 12 (13.04%) Time Management
10 11 (11.96%) DevOps
10 11 (11.96%) Project Management
10 11 (11.96%) Workflow
11 10 (10.87%) MVC
11 10 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
13 7 (7.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) Java
2 26 (28.26%) PHP
3 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.74%) C#
5 18 (19.57%) Python
6 11 (11.96%) Ruby
7 6 (6.52%) SQL
8 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.26%) PHP 7
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) XPath
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) ES6
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Ansible
1 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.61%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe
1 6 (6.52%) Apple
1 6 (6.52%) Zend
2 5 (5.43%) Google
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) Citrix
5 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Juniper
5 1 (1.09%) VMware