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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 46 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.93% 0.67% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.82% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
271 367 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.90% 81.92% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 303 443
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Symfony
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Silex
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) e-Learning Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Symfony
2 3 (33.33%) Silex
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
3 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) J2ME
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 3 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft