The 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 57 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.79% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.76% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 112 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.86% 30.19% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 146 80 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Watford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (81.25%) Java
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
1 26 (81.25%) Web Services
2 25 (78.13%) Ruby
3 24 (75.00%) C#
3 24 (75.00%) JUnit
3 24 (75.00%) XML
3 24 (75.00%) NUnit
3 24 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (75.00%) WATIR
3 24 (75.00%) Selenium
3 24 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (75.00%) RESTful
3 24 (75.00%) JBehave
3 24 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 24 (75.00%) BDD
3 24 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 24 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 24 (75.00%) Calabash
4 15 (46.88%) OO
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
7 3 (9.38%) JBoss
7 3 (9.38%) Apache

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) iPlanet
2 3 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.25%) Tuxedo
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DAB
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) JUnit
1 24 (75.00%) NUnit
1 24 (75.00%) WATIR
1 24 (75.00%) Selenium
1 24 (75.00%) JBehave
1 24 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 24 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 24 (75.00%) Calabash
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Test Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) Web Services
2 24 (75.00%) XML
2 24 (75.00%) RESTful
2 24 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) Yii
6 1 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Blog
1 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) zOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 24 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 24 (75.00%) BDD
2 15 (46.88%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 25 (78.13%) Ruby
3 24 (75.00%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Jython
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (9.38%) BMC Performance Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) cPanel
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) IBM
1 3 (9.38%) BMC
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.38%) NetIQ
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
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