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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 68 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.84% 0.97% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 2.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 2
Average salary £31,000 £62,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.40% +60.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
223 339 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.10% 41.29% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 288 265
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 30 January 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 +21 6 £31,000 -50.40%
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 3 (25.00%) OOD
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sun