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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 48 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 25 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.60% 1.79% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.10% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 4
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £32,600 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £33,950
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
601 809 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.47% 84.98% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 491 697 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 July 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
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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 21 £45,000 -26.53%
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (55.17%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) PHP
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
3 12 (41.38%) People Management
4 11 (37.93%) Retail
4 11 (37.93%) Web Development
4 11 (37.93%) VB
4 11 (37.93%) SDLC
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Information Security
5 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
5 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) MySQL
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Apache
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Retail
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Development Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Software Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source Developer
7 1 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) Ajax
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
2 12 (41.38%) People Management
3 11 (37.93%) SDLC
3 11 (37.93%) Web Development
4 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) PHP
3 11 (37.93%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) RHCE
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
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