The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 4.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 81.82% 89.66% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 21
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,862 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Open Source
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Livingston region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Livingston

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Puppet
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) Sonatype
5 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) HP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ELK Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Graphite
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype
3 1 (7.14%) F5