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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 101 87
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.086% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
907 929 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.97% 80.02% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 793 787 768
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree