The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 56 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £77,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 405 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 86.23% 87.28% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 273 338 265
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Luton

Open Source
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft