The first 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 1 August 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 40 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.75% 4.07% 4.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.52% 8.78% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 17
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 205 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.90% 46.38% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 74 114 146
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) JSTL
4 2 (22.22%) Struts
4 2 (22.22%) EJB
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) E-business
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (11.11%) Talend