The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East / Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 15.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18 14 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 56.25% 77.78% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 25
Median salary £65,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.16% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex 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 Sussex

Open Source
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Play Framework

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle