The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 48 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.51% 1.57% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.79% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 503 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 78.13% 87.63% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 287 432 269
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,443 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicester region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Leicester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leicester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Ajax
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) People Management
6 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) Apache

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
1 2 (11.76%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Development Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) Ajax
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) VB