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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 2.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
38 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 88.37% 78.26% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript