The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 54 50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.67% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.42% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 19
Average salary - £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.07% 19.79% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 74 152
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Lancashire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Lancashire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Akka
2 3 (60.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Facebook
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Akka
1 3 (60.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) Facebook
2 2 (40.00%) Google