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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 145 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 1.46% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 4.72% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 26
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1066 868 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.25% 30.86% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 801 701 671
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,600
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 23 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (58.41%) Linux
3 58 (51.33%) PHP
4 50 (44.25%) MySQL
4 50 (44.25%) Scrum
5 48 (42.48%) Apache
6 46 (40.71%) LAMP
7 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
8 38 (33.63%) Java
9 37 (32.74%) Content Management
10 35 (30.97%) Web Services
11 34 (30.09%) Internet
11 34 (30.09%) Degree
12 33 (29.20%) Ruby
13 32 (28.32%) QA
14 31 (27.43%) Solaris
15 28 (24.78%) XML
15 28 (24.78%) ActiveMQ
16 27 (23.89%) HTTP
16 27 (23.89%) Python
17 26 (23.01%) UML
17 26 (23.01%) J2EE
17 26 (23.01%) WebSphere
17 26 (23.01%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (23.01%) Test Planning
18 25 (22.12%) WebLogic
18 25 (22.12%) Tomcat
19 24 (21.24%) Cisco
19 24 (21.24%) F5
19 24 (21.24%) Technical Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 48 (42.48%) Apache
2 26 (23.01%) WebSphere
3 25 (22.12%) Tomcat
3 25 (22.12%) WebLogic
4 23 (20.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (4.42%) Node.js
6 4 (3.54%) nginx
6 4 (3.54%) JBoss
7 3 (2.65%) Tornado
8 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.09%) Internet
2 27 (23.89%) HTTP
3 23 (20.35%) AMQP
4 3 (2.65%) SNMP
4 3 (2.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) HSRP
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.88%) VRRP
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (44.25%) MySQL
2 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.19%) Redis
6 6 (5.31%) Riak
7 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Subversion
1 14 (12.39%) JMeter
2 10 (8.85%) WebLOAD
2 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.85%) NeoLoad
3 9 (7.96%) Selenium
4 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.19%) JUnit
5 7 (6.19%) Hudson
6 6 (5.31%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.54%) JProfiler
7 4 (3.54%) Automake
8 2 (1.77%) Maven
9 1 (0.88%) JIRA
9 1 (0.88%) WATIR
9 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 9 (7.96%) Games
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 35 (30.97%) Architect
3 34 (30.09%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.16%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Lead Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Test Leader
7 10 (8.85%) Performance Test Leader
8 6 (5.31%) Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.54%) Build Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (3.54%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.71%) LAMP
2 35 (30.97%) Web Services
3 28 (24.78%) XML
3 28 (24.78%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (23.01%) J2EE
4 26 (23.01%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (13.27%) HTML
6 12 (10.62%) CSS
7 8 (7.08%) REST
8 7 (6.19%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.19%) Spring
8 7 (6.19%) Ajax
9 6 (5.31%) jQuery
10 5 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.42%) HTML5
10 5 (4.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.42%) .NET
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Symmetrix
1 23 (20.35%) Clustering
1 23 (20.35%) RIA
2 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.77%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.77%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 66 (58.41%) Linux
2 31 (27.43%) Solaris
3 11 (9.73%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) Scrum
3 37 (32.74%) Content Management
4 26 (23.01%) UML
4 26 (23.01%) Test Planning
5 24 (21.24%) Technical Architecture
6 23 (20.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 23 (20.35%) Load Testing
6 23 (20.35%) Project Management
6 23 (20.35%) High Availability
7 17 (15.04%) OO
8 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.39%) Web Development
10 13 (11.50%) DevOps
11 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.85%) Quality Management
12 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.85%) Performance Engineering
12 10 (8.85%) Software Architecture
13 7 (6.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.33%) PHP
2 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.63%) Java
4 33 (29.20%) Ruby
5 27 (23.89%) Python
6 20 (17.70%) Perl
7 18 (15.93%) C++
8 16 (14.16%) SQL
9 12 (10.62%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.08%) C#
11 6 (5.31%) PHP5
12 4 (3.54%) C
13 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.77%) SPARQL
14 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 34 (30.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) HND
3 1 (0.88%) CCNP
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CCSA
3 1 (0.88%) CCSE
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Puppet
2 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.65%) WMI
4 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Cisco
1 24 (21.24%) F5
2 23 (20.35%) EMC
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 7 (6.19%) VMware
5 6 (5.31%) Symantec
5 6 (5.31%) Veritas
5 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.54%) HP
7 3 (2.65%) Splunk
8 2 (1.77%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.88%) Huawei
9 1 (0.88%) Zend
9 1 (0.88%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago