The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 54 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.45% 1.99% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.28% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 7
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +90.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
626 746 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.33% 87.25% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 495 637 503
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Open Source
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 15 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (48.48%) PHP
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Retail
4 13 (39.39%) Web Development
4 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
5 12 (36.36%) People Management
5 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (33.33%) VB
6 11 (33.33%) SDLC
7 9 (27.27%) Cyber Security
7 9 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (27.27%) Information Security
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) MySQL
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (9.09%) Apache
12 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
12 3 (9.09%) C#
12 3 (9.09%) MVC
12 3 (9.09%) jQuery
12 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (6.06%) HTML5
13 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) Moodle
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) Mocha
1 1 (3.03%) Grunt
1 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Development Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Software Development Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Software Manager
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Development Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.03%) Sass
6 1 (3.03%) LESS
6 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.03%) React
6 1 (3.03%) Meteor
6 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Replication
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Blog
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
2 13 (39.39%) Web Development
3 12 (36.36%) People Management
4 11 (33.33%) SDLC
5 9 (27.27%) Information Security
5 9 (27.27%) Cyber Security
5 9 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Kanban
9 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) GCIH
1 2 (6.06%) CEH
1 2 (6.06%) GWAPT
1 2 (6.06%) GPEN
1 2 (6.06%) OSCP
1 2 (6.06%) OSCE
2 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.03%) CISMP
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco
1 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.03%) VMware
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Thermo Fisher
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago