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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 70 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.82% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median 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
669 847 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.90% 86.96% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 592 753 822
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £65,000 £60,400
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
Bedford - 4 £42,500 -
Luton - 2 £61,500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) SOLID
5 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability

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:

Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Architect
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Technical Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Lead .NET Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Lead Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) SOLID
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft