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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 93 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.088% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.10% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £72,500 £42,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.58% -45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
865 982 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.81% 86.22% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 702 729 1016
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Luton +2 3 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Architect
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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