The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 43 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.56% 1.76% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 2.28% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -28.57%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 263 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 84.23% 77.13% 74.18%
Number of salaries quoted 236 176 155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £65,500
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 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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) IPTV
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 7 (46.67%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) People Management
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Puppet
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) HOOD
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Grails
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Jetty
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (46.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) JSON
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Grails
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) IPTV
1 7 (46.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (40.00%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Microservices
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) HOOD
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Groovy
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet