The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 14 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard - 5.88% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Open Source
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 42.86% 88.24% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 12
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%