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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 124 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 47 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 1.14% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 4.36% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 38
Average salary £45,000 £35,661 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.18% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £23,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
1051 848 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.41% 26.06% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 824 602 713
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) Java
3 30 (33.33%) HTML
3 30 (33.33%) Linux
4 28 (31.11%) Scrum
5 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (28.89%) PHP
7 25 (27.78%) OO
7 25 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 23 (25.56%) C#
8 23 (25.56%) XML
8 23 (25.56%) LAMP
9 21 (23.33%) CSS
10 20 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (21.11%) Web Services
11 19 (21.11%) MySQL
12 18 (20.00%) SQL
12 18 (20.00%) Apache
13 17 (18.89%) .NET
13 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
14 16 (17.78%) UNIX
14 16 (17.78%) MVC
15 14 (15.56%) Finance
15 14 (15.56%) Ruby
15 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
15 14 (15.56%) UML
15 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
15 14 (15.56%) Oracle
15 14 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (15.56%) WPF

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (20.00%) Apache
2 8 (8.89%) JBoss
3 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.56%) Node.js
5 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) CMS
6 2 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (2.22%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.11%) nginx
7 1 (1.11%) Tornado
7 1 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) MySQL
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.33%) Riak
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.11%) Big Data
9 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Subversion
3 8 (8.89%) JMeter
4 7 (7.78%) JUnit
5 6 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.56%) WebLOAD
6 5 (5.56%) NeoLoad
7 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.44%) Selenium
8 3 (3.33%) Hudson
8 3 (3.33%) JProfiler
9 2 (2.22%) Ant
9 2 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.11%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.11%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.11%) Bazaar
10 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.11%) TestNG
10 1 (1.11%) Behat
10 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Software Developer
3 12 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Development Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Administrator
6 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (8.89%) iOS Developer
7 7 (7.78%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Software Manager
8 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) HTML
2 23 (25.56%) XML
2 23 (25.56%) LAMP
3 21 (23.33%) CSS
4 19 (21.11%) Web Services
5 17 (18.89%) .NET
6 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
6 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (15.56%) WPF
6 14 (15.56%) jQuery
6 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.44%) HTML5
8 11 (12.22%) Spring
9 10 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 9 (10.00%) REST
10 9 (10.00%) Java EE
11 8 (8.89%) Ajax
11 8 (8.89%) XHTML
11 8 (8.89%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.33%) RIA
4 3 (3.33%) iPhone
5 2 (2.22%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.22%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) UNIX
3 10 (11.11%) Solaris
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.56%) Windows
6 3 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (1.11%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.11%) HPUX
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) Scrum
3 25 (27.78%) OO
3 25 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 16 (17.78%) MVC
5 14 (15.56%) UML
6 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.00%) TDD
9 8 (8.89%) OOP
9 8 (8.89%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
9 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.67%) DevOps
11 5 (5.56%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (5.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.89%) PHP
4 23 (25.56%) C#
5 18 (20.00%) SQL
6 14 (15.56%) Ruby
7 10 (11.11%) PHP5
8 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (10.00%) C++
8 9 (10.00%) Python
9 8 (8.89%) Objective-C
10 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.22%) Perl
11 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.22%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.78%) Symantec
3 7 (7.78%) Veritas
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
4 2 (2.22%) Sun
5 1 (1.11%) Splunk
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
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