The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 67 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.84% 1.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.61% 3.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 1
Average salary £61,250 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
242 248 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.88% 34.69% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 206 229 189
Average salary £40,000 £42,128 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.05% +40.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,833 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 - 13 £62,500 - 2
Loughborough - 1 £30,500 - 1
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) .NET
1 23 (71.88%) VoIP
1 23 (71.88%) VPN
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
1 23 (71.88%) Wireless
1 23 (71.88%) CEH
1 23 (71.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (71.88%) CISMP
1 23 (71.88%) GPEN
1 23 (71.88%) OSCP
2 22 (68.75%) Security Testing
3 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
3 21 (65.63%) PHP
4 20 (62.50%) C
4 20 (62.50%) Java
4 20 (62.50%) Information Management
4 20 (62.50%) Objective-C
4 20 (62.50%) GIAC
4 20 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) MySQL
6 6 (18.75%) Retail
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Apache
8 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.13%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) VoIP
1 23 (71.88%) VPN
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
1 23 (71.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Tester
2 14 (43.75%) Penetration Tester
2 14 (43.75%) Security Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Lucene
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Debian
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (68.75%) Security Testing
3 20 (62.50%) Information Management
3 20 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) PHP
2 20 (62.50%) C
2 20 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
1 23 (71.88%) CEH
1 23 (71.88%) CISMP
1 23 (71.88%) GPEN
1 23 (71.88%) OSCP
2 20 (62.50%) GIAC
3 3 (9.38%) GCIH
3 3 (9.38%) CISA
3 3 (9.38%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) OSCE
3 3 (9.38%) GWAPT
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Sun
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