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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 139 83 119
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 51 68 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 2.61% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.84% 9.99% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 32
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,613 £32,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £45,000 £49,750
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
874 681 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.18% 26.12% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 649 498 538
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,851
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 82 (58.16%) Linux
2 80 (56.74%) PHP
3 71 (50.35%) Scrum
4 68 (48.23%) MySQL
5 57 (40.43%) Apache
6 54 (38.30%) Content Management
7 52 (36.88%) Internet
7 52 (36.88%) LAMP
8 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
8 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (32.62%) Degree
10 44 (31.21%) Ruby
11 42 (29.79%) Java
11 42 (29.79%) QA
12 39 (27.66%) Web Services
13 37 (26.24%) Technical Architecture
14 36 (25.53%) Solaris
14 36 (25.53%) Project Management
14 36 (25.53%) ActiveMQ
15 35 (24.82%) J2EE
16 34 (24.11%) XML
16 34 (24.11%) Tomcat
16 34 (24.11%) HTTP
16 34 (24.11%) RabbitMQ
17 33 (23.40%) UML
17 33 (23.40%) Cisco
17 33 (23.40%) WebSphere
17 33 (23.40%) F5
18 32 (22.70%) WebLogic
18 32 (22.70%) EMC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 57 (40.43%) Apache
2 34 (24.11%) Tomcat
3 33 (23.40%) WebSphere
4 32 (22.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 32 (22.70%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.96%) CMS
6 5 (3.55%) Node.js
7 4 (2.84%) Drupal
8 3 (2.13%) nginx
9 2 (1.42%) Tornado
9 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (36.88%) Internet
2 34 (24.11%) HTTP
3 32 (22.70%) AMQP
4 5 (3.55%) DVB
5 2 (1.42%) SNMP
5 2 (1.42%) LDAP
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) HSRP
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) OSPF
6 1 (0.71%) BGP
6 1 (0.71%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.71%) VRRP
6 1 (0.71%) Firewall
6 1 (0.71%) IPsec
6 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (48.23%) MySQL
2 8 (5.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.26%) Redis
5 5 (3.55%) Riak
6 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.51%) Selenium
2 12 (8.51%) JMeter
3 10 (7.09%) Subversion
4 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.96%) Hudson
6 6 (4.26%) WebLOAD
6 6 (4.26%) Automake
6 6 (4.26%) NeoLoad
7 5 (3.55%) WATIR
7 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (3.55%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.13%) JUnit
9 2 (1.42%) Maven
10 1 (0.71%) JIRA
10 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.71%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (6.38%) Games
2 5 (3.55%) Electronics
2 5 (3.55%) Finance
3 4 (2.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (45.39%) Developer
2 52 (36.88%) Architect
3 50 (35.46%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.06%) Lead Developer
6 16 (11.35%) Senior Architect
7 15 (10.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.38%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Test Leader
10 6 (4.26%) Build Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Tester
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Technician
12 4 (2.84%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.88%) LAMP
2 39 (27.66%) Web Services
3 36 (25.53%) ActiveMQ
4 35 (24.82%) J2EE
5 34 (24.11%) XML
5 34 (24.11%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (9.22%) CSS
7 12 (8.51%) HTML
8 8 (5.67%) .NET
9 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.26%) XHTML
9 6 (4.26%) jQuery
9 6 (4.26%) Symfony
10 5 (3.55%) GStreamer
10 5 (3.55%) Middleware
11 4 (2.84%) REST
11 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.13%) Spring
12 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Symmetrix
1 32 (22.70%) Clustering
1 32 (22.70%) RIA
2 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.26%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.55%) STB
4 5 (3.55%) MPEG
5 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) NHS
7 2 (1.42%) BBC
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (58.16%) Linux
2 36 (25.53%) Solaris
3 6 (4.26%) UNIX
4 5 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.35%) Scrum
2 54 (38.30%) Content Management
3 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (26.24%) Technical Architecture
5 36 (25.53%) Project Management
6 33 (23.40%) UML
7 32 (22.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 32 (22.70%) Load Testing
7 32 (22.70%) High Availability
8 26 (18.44%) Web Development
9 23 (16.31%) DevOps
10 19 (13.48%) Software Engineering
11 17 (12.06%) TDD
11 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.51%) OO
13 10 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.96%) OOP
14 7 (4.96%) OOD
15 6 (4.26%) Quality Management
15 6 (4.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.74%) PHP
2 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 44 (31.21%) Ruby
4 42 (29.79%) Java
5 28 (19.86%) Python
6 25 (17.73%) Perl
7 22 (15.60%) C++
8 16 (11.35%) Bash Shell
9 11 (7.80%) C
10 7 (4.96%) SQL
11 3 (2.13%) C#
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.71%) PHP5
12 1 (0.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) HND
3 5 (3.55%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCNP
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCSA
4 1 (0.71%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (29.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) Puppet
2 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.42%) WMI
4 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Cisco
1 33 (23.40%) F5
2 32 (22.70%) EMC
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) Zend
3 7 (4.96%) VMware
4 5 (3.55%) HP
5 4 (2.84%) Symantec
5 4 (2.84%) Veritas
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.42%) JBoss
7 2 (1.42%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.42%) Splunk
8 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.71%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.71%) Huawei
8 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
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