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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 99 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
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
278 262 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.01% 23.91% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 245 239 226
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,034 £57,000 £60,000
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
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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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 £77,500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Web 2.0
3 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (12.50%) MOM
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Marketing Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Web 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Competitive Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft