The 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 133 88 129
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +41
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 52 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.37% 2.71% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 8.40% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 26
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,068 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1102 845 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.07% 32.20% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 797 655 730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (59.42%) Linux
3 78 (56.52%) PHP
4 69 (50.00%) Scrum
5 66 (47.83%) MySQL
6 59 (42.75%) Apache
7 55 (39.86%) LAMP
8 53 (38.41%) JavaScript
9 51 (36.96%) Content Management
10 49 (35.51%) Internet
11 45 (32.61%) Degree
12 44 (31.88%) Java
13 43 (31.16%) QA
14 41 (29.71%) Ruby
15 38 (27.54%) Solaris
15 38 (27.54%) Web Services
16 36 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
16 36 (26.09%) ActiveMQ
16 36 (26.09%) Test Planning
17 35 (25.36%) Project Management
18 34 (24.64%) XML
18 34 (24.64%) J2EE
18 34 (24.64%) HTTP
18 34 (24.64%) WebSphere
18 34 (24.64%) RabbitMQ
19 33 (23.91%) Tomcat
19 33 (23.91%) UML
19 33 (23.91%) WebLogic
20 32 (23.19%) Cisco
20 32 (23.19%) F5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (42.75%) Apache
2 34 (24.64%) WebSphere
3 33 (23.91%) Tomcat
3 33 (23.91%) WebLogic
4 31 (22.46%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (5.07%) CMS
6 5 (3.62%) Node.js
7 4 (2.90%) nginx
7 4 (2.90%) Drupal
8 3 (2.17%) Tornado
9 2 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.45%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Magento
2 3 (2.17%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.51%) Internet
2 34 (24.64%) HTTP
3 31 (22.46%) AMQP
4 3 (2.17%) LDAP
4 3 (2.17%) SNMP
5 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) HSRP
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) OSPF
5 1 (0.72%) BGP
5 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.72%) VRRP
5 1 (0.72%) IPsec
5 1 (0.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (47.83%) MySQL
2 10 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.07%) Redis
5 6 (4.35%) Riak
6 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) JMeter
2 13 (9.42%) Subversion
2 13 (9.42%) Selenium
3 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.25%) WebLOAD
4 10 (7.25%) NeoLoad
5 7 (5.07%) Hudson
6 6 (4.35%) Automake
7 4 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.90%) WATIR
8 3 (2.17%) JUnit
9 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.45%) Maven
10 1 (0.72%) JIRA
10 1 (0.72%) TestNG
10 1 (0.72%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (6.52%) Games
2 6 (4.35%) Finance
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Developer
2 49 (35.51%) Architect
3 47 (34.06%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (18.12%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.59%) Lead Developer
5 16 (11.59%) Senior Architect
6 15 (10.87%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.25%) Performance Test Leader
8 7 (5.07%) Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Technician
11 4 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.86%) LAMP
2 38 (27.54%) Web Services
3 36 (26.09%) ActiveMQ
4 34 (24.64%) XML
4 34 (24.64%) J2EE
4 34 (24.64%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (12.32%) HTML
6 16 (11.59%) CSS
7 9 (6.52%) .NET
8 7 (5.07%) jQuery
8 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.35%) XHTML
9 6 (4.35%) Symfony
10 5 (3.62%) REST
11 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.90%) Java EE
11 4 (2.90%) Spring
11 4 (2.90%) JSON
11 4 (2.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.46%) RIA
1 31 (22.46%) Symmetrix
1 31 (22.46%) Clustering
2 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) NHS
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) BBC
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.42%) Linux
2 38 (27.54%) Solaris
3 9 (6.52%) UNIX
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (50.00%) Scrum
3 51 (36.96%) Content Management
4 36 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
4 36 (26.09%) Test Planning
5 35 (25.36%) Project Management
6 33 (23.91%) UML
7 31 (22.46%) High Availability
7 31 (22.46%) Network Load Balancing
7 31 (22.46%) Load Testing
8 20 (14.49%) DevOps
9 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
9 19 (13.77%) Web Development
9 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
10 16 (11.59%) TDD
11 13 (9.42%) OO
12 10 (7.25%) Software Architecture
12 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.25%) Quality Management
12 10 (7.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.52%) PHP
2 53 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 44 (31.88%) Java
4 41 (29.71%) Ruby
5 29 (21.01%) Python
6 25 (18.12%) Perl
7 17 (12.32%) C++
8 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
9 11 (7.97%) SQL
10 6 (4.35%) C
11 4 (2.90%) C#
11 4 (2.90%) PHP5
12 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.72%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 45 (32.61%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) HND
3 2 (1.45%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) CCSE
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (31.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) Puppet
2 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.17%) WMI
4 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Cisco
1 32 (23.19%) F5
2 31 (22.46%) EMC
3 10 (7.25%) Oracle
4 7 (5.07%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) HP
5 5 (3.62%) Veritas
5 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.62%) Symantec
6 4 (2.90%) JBoss
6 4 (2.90%) Zend
7 3 (2.17%) Splunk
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.45%) Sun
8 2 (1.45%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.72%) Huawei
9 1 (0.72%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
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