The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 32 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.41% 2.76% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.70% 6.13% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
149 163 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 51.20% 45.03% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 103 114 141
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Open Source
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Middlesex

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) C++
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) Node.js
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Physics
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Electronics
3 6 (46.15%) WebKit
3 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) IPTV
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) Dojo
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Firebug
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Jtest
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (53.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DVB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Firebug
1 4 (30.77%) Jtest
1 4 (30.77%) Hudson
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) WebKit
4 4 (30.77%) Dojo
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 6 (46.15%) Physics
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) IPTV
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (15.38%) DTV
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (7.69%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco