The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 3.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Open Source
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 71.11% 92.50% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 43
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 6 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (66.67%) SOA Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture