The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 102 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.086% 0.65% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 2.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
290 251 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.98% 23.44% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 256 227 229
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Marketing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Market Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft