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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% - 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £80,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +2.71%

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
461 417 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.65% 79.43% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 375 364 331
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
1 8 (72.73%) Middleware
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) Sun
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) SEO
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) RAD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (18.18%) AdWords
5 2 (18.18%) Social Media
5 2 (18.18%) Integrated Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Facebook
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics

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 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AdWords
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing Communications Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) BBC
3 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Integrated Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (18.18%) RAD
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
3 1 (9.09%) API Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media
4 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
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