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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 133 99 134
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 49 62 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 2.29% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.50% 7.18% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 27
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,170 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1088 864 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.89% 31.98% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 791 703 722
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 1 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 87 (66.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (60.31%) Linux
3 74 (56.49%) PHP
4 63 (48.09%) MySQL
4 63 (48.09%) Scrum
5 56 (42.75%) Apache
6 54 (41.22%) LAMP
7 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
8 47 (35.88%) Content Management
9 45 (34.35%) Internet
10 43 (32.82%) Java
10 43 (32.82%) Degree
10 43 (32.82%) QA
11 38 (29.01%) Ruby
12 37 (28.24%) Web Services
13 36 (27.48%) Solaris
14 34 (25.95%) Technical Architecture
14 34 (25.95%) ActiveMQ
14 34 (25.95%) Test Planning
15 33 (25.19%) HTTP
15 33 (25.19%) Project Management
16 32 (24.43%) XML
16 32 (24.43%) J2EE
16 32 (24.43%) WebSphere
16 32 (24.43%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (23.66%) WebLogic
17 31 (23.66%) Tomcat
17 31 (23.66%) UML
18 30 (22.90%) Cisco
18 30 (22.90%) F5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (42.75%) Apache
2 32 (24.43%) WebSphere
3 31 (23.66%) WebLogic
3 31 (23.66%) Tomcat
4 29 (22.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (5.34%) CMS
6 5 (3.82%) Node.js
7 4 (3.05%) nginx
7 4 (3.05%) Drupal
8 3 (2.29%) Tornado
9 2 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.53%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 3 (2.29%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (34.35%) Internet
2 33 (25.19%) HTTP
3 29 (22.14%) AMQP
4 3 (2.29%) SNMP
4 3 (2.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.76%) VRRP
5 1 (0.76%) OSPF
5 1 (0.76%) BGP
5 1 (0.76%) IPsec
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.76%) HSRP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (48.09%) MySQL
2 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.34%) Redis
5 6 (4.58%) Riak
6 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.76%) DTS
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) JMeter
1 15 (11.45%) Subversion
2 12 (9.16%) Selenium
3 11 (8.40%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.63%) WebLOAD
4 10 (7.63%) NeoLoad
5 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.11%) Hudson
6 6 (4.58%) Automake
7 4 (3.05%) JUnit
8 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.53%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.53%) Maven
9 2 (1.53%) WATIR
9 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.76%) JIRA
10 1 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 9 (6.87%) Games
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Developer
2 45 (34.35%) Architect
3 43 (32.82%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (19.08%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.21%) Senior Architect
6 15 (11.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.69%) Lead Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Test Leader
8 10 (7.63%) Performance Test Leader
9 8 (6.11%) Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Build Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Administrator
11 5 (3.82%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.22%) LAMP
2 37 (28.24%) Web Services
3 34 (25.95%) ActiveMQ
4 32 (24.43%) XML
4 32 (24.43%) J2EE
4 32 (24.43%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (14.50%) HTML
6 18 (13.74%) CSS
7 9 (6.87%) .NET
8 8 (6.11%) jQuery
9 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.58%) Symfony
10 6 (4.58%) XHTML
11 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.82%) Spring
11 5 (3.82%) Ajax
11 5 (3.82%) REST
12 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.05%) Java EE
12 4 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) RIA
1 29 (22.14%) Symmetrix
1 29 (22.14%) Clustering
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.58%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.05%) NHS
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) BBC
8 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.76%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 79 (60.31%) Linux
2 36 (27.48%) Solaris
3 9 (6.87%) UNIX
4 5 (3.82%) Windows
4 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (66.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.09%) Scrum
3 47 (35.88%) Content Management
4 34 (25.95%) Technical Architecture
4 34 (25.95%) Test Planning
5 33 (25.19%) Project Management
6 31 (23.66%) UML
7 29 (22.14%) High Availability
7 29 (22.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 29 (22.14%) Load Testing
8 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
9 17 (12.98%) Web Development
9 17 (12.98%) DevOps
10 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
11 14 (10.69%) TDD
11 14 (10.69%) OO
12 11 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.63%) Software Architecture
13 10 (7.63%) Quality Management
13 10 (7.63%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.49%) PHP
2 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.82%) Java
4 38 (29.01%) Ruby
5 29 (22.14%) Python
6 25 (19.08%) Perl
7 17 (12.98%) C++
8 16 (12.21%) Bash Shell
9 13 (9.92%) SQL
10 6 (4.58%) C
11 5 (3.82%) PHP5
12 4 (3.05%) C#
13 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.76%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (32.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) HND
3 2 (1.53%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCSA
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCSE
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (32.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) Puppet
2 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) WMI
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Cisco
1 30 (22.90%) F5
2 29 (22.14%) EMC
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
4 7 (5.34%) VMware
5 5 (3.82%) Symantec
5 5 (3.82%) HP
5 5 (3.82%) Veritas
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.05%) Zend
6 4 (3.05%) JBoss
7 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.29%) Splunk
8 2 (1.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.76%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.76%) Huawei
9 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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