The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.29% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Open Source
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 139 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 35.37% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 111 109 111
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Bedford

Open Source
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Programming

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C