The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 2.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 6.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
252 359 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.20% 35.40% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 312 299
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £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 Bedfordshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) EAM
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) EAM
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
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