The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Livingston region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 34 14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston - 0.79% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 28.33% 27.56% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
West Lothian

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 Miscellaneous 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 13 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware