The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 51 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.91% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.44% 1.50% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £37,750 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.59% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Leicestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 133 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.08% 34.02% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 129 132
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £20,905
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leicester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) VoIP
2 15 (75.00%) VPN
2 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Wireless
2 15 (75.00%) CEH
2 15 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (75.00%) CISMP
2 15 (75.00%) Information Management
2 15 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 15 (75.00%) GPEN
2 15 (75.00%) OSCP
3 14 (70.00%) Objective-C
3 14 (70.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) PHP
4 13 (65.00%) C
4 13 (65.00%) GIAC
4 13 (65.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile App

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) VoIP
1 15 (75.00%) VPN
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
1 15 (75.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
1 9 (45.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (45.00%) Security Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Information Management
1 15 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 15 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
1 14 (70.00%) Objective-C
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CISSP
1 15 (75.00%) CEH
1 15 (75.00%) CISMP
1 15 (75.00%) GPEN
1 15 (75.00%) OSCP
2 13 (65.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) GCIH
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) OSCE
3 2 (10.00%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft