The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 51 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.61% 1.62% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.98% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Median salary £70,000 £73,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% +28.26%
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 405 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.89% 81.82% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 336 284 403
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,066 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford 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 Watford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Watford

Open Source
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft