The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 60 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.41% 1.27% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.81% 4.40% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 3
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.32% 28.89% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 110 71 48
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Watford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) IIS
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware
6 5 (27.78%) NUnit
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
6 5 (27.78%) WATIR
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 5 (27.78%) JBehave
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
6 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Calabash

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (38.89%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) Tuxedo
3 3 (16.67%) iPlanet
3 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.56%) SAS
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) NUnit
2 5 (27.78%) WATIR
2 5 (27.78%) JBehave
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Calabash
3 2 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (11.11%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (5.56%) Symfony
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) BBC
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Jython
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) PHP5
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (11.11%) NetIQ
4 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Facebook
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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