The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 37 19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 0.68% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.50% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.57% 27.03% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
Scotland

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Open Source
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Open Source Salary Trend in West Lothian

Open Source
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware