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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 64 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.00% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.13% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%

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
632 754 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.54% 88.92% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 551 688 646
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Luton - 6 £62,500 -
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Linked Data
3 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
2 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Linked Data
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) QEMU
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) VMware