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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 22 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.65% 2.06% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 3.85% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +70.83%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
49 52 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 43.36% 53.61% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 74
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Grails
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Groovy
3 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
3 5 (55.56%) SaaS
3 5 (55.56%) PaaS
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Backbone.js
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
1 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (55.56%) Grails
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
1 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 5 (55.56%) Backbone.js
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP