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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 30 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.75% - 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £65,000 - £30,000
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Miscellaneous Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 45 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 48.25% 43.69% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 94
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (100.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO