The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,903 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +11.40%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 877 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.32% 88.95% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 690 780 731
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £46,250 - 1
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QEMU
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Bower
2 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) QEMU
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Intel
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
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