The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 14 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.37% 4.39% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 11.36% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £44,000 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Miscellaneous Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 16.85% 38.60% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 55
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Open Source
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Grails
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
2 5 (83.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (83.33%) SaaS
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (83.33%) Ember.js
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Google App Engine
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (83.33%) Grails
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
1 5 (83.33%) Ember.js
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware