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 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 70 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.51% 1.28% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 3.20% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Average salary £36,375 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.47% +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
267 281 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.67% 39.86% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 234 264 187
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 8 £37,750 +71.59%
Loughborough - 2 £30,500 -
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (63.33%) .NET
1 19 (63.33%) VoIP
1 19 (63.33%) VPN
1 19 (63.33%) CISSP
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
1 19 (63.33%) Wireless
1 19 (63.33%) CEH
1 19 (63.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (63.33%) CISMP
1 19 (63.33%) GPEN
1 19 (63.33%) OSCP
2 18 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 18 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) PHP
3 17 (56.67%) PCI DSS
4 16 (53.33%) Information Management
4 16 (53.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (53.33%) C
4 16 (53.33%) GIAC
5 8 (26.67%) Web Development
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 6 (20.00%) Retail
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) MySQL
8 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.33%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) VoIP
1 19 (63.33%) VPN
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
1 19 (63.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Tester
2 10 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) Ajax
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) Django
5 2 (6.67%) Lucene
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Debian
2 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 16 (53.33%) Information Management
3 16 (53.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (26.67%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) OOD
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
1 18 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 17 (56.67%) PHP
3 16 (53.33%) C
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CISSP
1 19 (63.33%) CEH
1 19 (63.33%) CISMP
1 19 (63.33%) GPEN
1 19 (63.33%) OSCP
2 16 (53.33%) GIAC
3 3 (10.00%) GCIH
3 3 (10.00%) CISA
3 3 (10.00%) CISM
3 3 (10.00%) OSCE
3 3 (10.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Sun
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