The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.31% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 90.77% 85.51% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 53 78
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Open Source
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Preston

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP