The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 103 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.40% 2.04% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.32% 8.44% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 35
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,600 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
843 616 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.21% 24.22% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 650 435 523
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
West Yorkshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Open Source
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Leeds

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 79 (54.48%) Linux
2 78 (53.79%) PHP
3 73 (50.34%) MySQL
4 66 (45.52%) Scrum
5 59 (40.69%) Apache
6 55 (37.93%) Content Management
7 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (35.86%) Internet
9 47 (32.41%) Java
9 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
9 47 (32.41%) Degree
10 43 (29.66%) LAMP
11 41 (28.28%) QA
11 41 (28.28%) Ruby
12 38 (26.21%) Web Services
13 36 (24.83%) J2EE
13 36 (24.83%) ActiveMQ
13 36 (24.83%) Technical Architecture
14 35 (24.14%) Web Development
14 35 (24.14%) Tomcat
14 35 (24.14%) Project Management
15 33 (22.76%) XML
16 32 (22.07%) UML
16 32 (22.07%) Python
16 32 (22.07%) HTTP
16 32 (22.07%) Cisco
16 32 (22.07%) WebSphere
16 32 (22.07%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (22.07%) F5
17 31 (21.38%) High Availability

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 59 (40.69%) Apache
2 35 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 32 (22.07%) WebSphere
4 31 (21.38%) WebLogic
4 31 (21.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (6.21%) CMS
6 6 (4.14%) Node.js
7 4 (2.76%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.38%) WordPress
8 2 (1.38%) nginx
8 2 (1.38%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.69%) Tornado
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Magento
2 3 (2.07%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.86%) Internet
2 32 (22.07%) HTTP
3 31 (21.38%) AMQP
4 5 (3.45%) DVB
5 2 (1.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.69%) IPsec
6 1 (0.69%) SSH
6 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.69%) SNMP
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) OSPF
6 1 (0.69%) BGP
6 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.69%) VRRP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) HSRP
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (50.34%) MySQL
2 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.14%) Riak
5 5 (3.45%) Redis
5 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.38%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.28%) Selenium
3 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.90%) JMeter
4 9 (6.21%) Subversion
5 8 (5.52%) Hudson
6 6 (4.14%) Automake
6 6 (4.14%) Maven
7 5 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (3.45%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.45%) WebLOAD
7 5 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.45%) WATIR
7 5 (3.45%) NeoLoad
8 3 (2.07%) JUnit
9 2 (1.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.69%) JIRA
10 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 7 (4.83%) Games
2 5 (3.45%) Electronics
2 5 (3.45%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (50.34%) Developer
2 50 (34.48%) Architect
3 49 (33.79%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Lead Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Senior Architect
6 15 (10.34%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.28%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.14%) Build Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.45%) Performance Test Leader
12 5 (3.45%) Tester
12 5 (3.45%) Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.66%) LAMP
2 38 (26.21%) Web Services
3 36 (24.83%) J2EE
3 36 (24.83%) ActiveMQ
4 33 (22.76%) XML
5 32 (22.07%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (11.03%) HTML
6 16 (11.03%) CSS
7 8 (5.52%) .NET
7 8 (5.52%) jQuery
8 6 (4.14%) Symfony
8 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.14%) XHTML
9 5 (3.45%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.45%) GStreamer
9 5 (3.45%) Middleware
10 4 (2.76%) HTML5
10 4 (2.76%) Spring
10 4 (2.76%) REST
10 4 (2.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.38%) Symmetrix
1 31 (21.38%) Clustering
1 31 (21.38%) RIA
2 15 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.14%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.45%) STB
4 5 (3.45%) MPEG
5 3 (2.07%) NHS
5 3 (2.07%) BBC
6 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.48%) Linux
2 31 (21.38%) Solaris
3 7 (4.83%) Windows
3 7 (4.83%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.38%) UNIX
6 1 (0.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.52%) Scrum
2 55 (37.93%) Content Management
3 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (24.83%) Technical Architecture
5 35 (24.14%) Web Development
5 35 (24.14%) Project Management
6 32 (22.07%) UML
7 31 (21.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 31 (21.38%) Load Testing
7 31 (21.38%) High Availability
8 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
9 18 (12.41%) E-Commerce
9 18 (12.41%) DevOps
10 15 (10.34%) TDD
11 12 (8.28%) OO
12 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.83%) OOD
13 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.14%) OOP
14 6 (4.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.79%) PHP
2 47 (32.41%) Java
2 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 41 (28.28%) Ruby
4 32 (22.07%) Python
5 26 (17.93%) Perl
6 21 (14.48%) C++
7 15 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.59%) C
9 7 (4.83%) SQL
10 5 (3.45%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.69%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.69%) PHP5
11 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (32.41%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) MySQL Certification
3 6 (4.14%) HND
4 1 (0.69%) CCNP
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) CCSA
4 1 (0.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (28.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) XenServer
3 2 (1.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) Puppet
2 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) WMI
4 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Cisco
1 32 (22.07%) F5
2 31 (21.38%) EMC
3 10 (6.90%) Zend
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle
5 5 (3.45%) HP
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) JBoss
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.38%) Sony
7 2 (1.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.69%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.69%) Huawei
8 1 (0.69%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
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Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago