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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 57 66
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.35% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.71% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
442 443 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.21% 86.69% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 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 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Typography

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile UI/UX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile UX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI/UX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Typography
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle