The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 154 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 50 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 2.01% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.70% 8.15% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 45
Average salary £55,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.68% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,850 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,136 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1064 908 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.82% 24.70% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 775 687 769
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -47 48 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Wakefield -3 2 £29,500 -26.25%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 83 (55.33%) Linux
2 80 (53.33%) PHP
3 78 (52.00%) Scrum
4 68 (45.33%) MySQL
5 57 (38.00%) Apache
6 54 (36.00%) Content Management
7 53 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (34.67%) Internet
8 52 (34.67%) LAMP
9 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
10 46 (30.67%) Degree
11 44 (29.33%) Ruby
11 44 (29.33%) Java
12 42 (28.00%) QA
13 40 (26.67%) XML
14 39 (26.00%) Web Services
14 39 (26.00%) UML
15 37 (24.67%) Solaris
15 37 (24.67%) Technical Architecture
16 36 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
16 36 (24.00%) Project Management
17 35 (23.33%) J2EE
18 34 (22.67%) Tomcat
18 34 (22.67%) HTTP
18 34 (22.67%) RabbitMQ
19 33 (22.00%) F5
19 33 (22.00%) Load Testing
19 33 (22.00%) WebSphere
19 33 (22.00%) Cisco
20 32 (21.33%) WebLogic

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 57 (38.00%) Apache
2 34 (22.67%) Tomcat
3 33 (22.00%) WebSphere
4 32 (21.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 32 (21.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.67%) CMS
6 5 (3.33%) Node.js
7 4 (2.67%) Drupal
8 3 (2.00%) nginx
9 2 (1.33%) Tornado
9 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.33%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.67%) WordPress
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
2 3 (2.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.67%) Internet
2 34 (22.67%) HTTP
3 32 (21.33%) AMQP
4 5 (3.33%) DVB
5 2 (1.33%) SNMP
5 2 (1.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.67%) HSRP
6 1 (0.67%) OSPF
6 1 (0.67%) BGP
6 1 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.67%) VRRP
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) IPsec
6 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (45.33%) MySQL
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.67%) DTS
6 6 (4.00%) Redis
7 5 (3.33%) Riak
8 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) OLTP
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) JMeter
1 13 (8.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.00%) Selenium
3 10 (6.67%) Subversion
4 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.67%) NeoLoad
5 7 (4.67%) WebLOAD
5 7 (4.67%) Hudson
6 6 (4.00%) Automake
7 5 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.33%) WATIR
7 5 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (3.33%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.00%) JUnit
9 2 (1.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) JIRA
10 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Games
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (47.33%) Developer
2 53 (35.33%) Architect
3 50 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (17.33%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Lead Developer
6 16 (10.67%) Senior Architect
7 15 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.33%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.67%) Performance Test Leader
11 6 (4.00%) Build Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Tester
12 5 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.67%) LAMP
2 40 (26.67%) XML
3 39 (26.00%) Web Services
4 36 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
5 35 (23.33%) J2EE
6 34 (22.67%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (10.00%) .NET
7 15 (10.00%) CSS
8 13 (8.67%) HTML
8 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
9 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.67%) jQuery
10 7 (4.67%) WPF
11 6 (4.00%) Symfony
11 6 (4.00%) XHTML
12 5 (3.33%) Middleware
12 5 (3.33%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.33%) GStreamer
13 4 (2.67%) Spring
13 4 (2.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.33%) Symmetrix
1 32 (21.33%) Clustering
1 32 (21.33%) RIA
2 12 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.33%) STB
5 5 (3.33%) MPEG
6 3 (2.00%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) BBC
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 83 (55.33%) Linux
2 37 (24.67%) Solaris
3 7 (4.67%) UNIX
4 5 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.00%) Scrum
2 54 (36.00%) Content Management
3 53 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (26.00%) UML
5 37 (24.67%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (24.00%) Project Management
7 33 (22.00%) Load Testing
8 32 (21.33%) High Availability
8 32 (21.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 24 (16.00%) Web Development
10 23 (15.33%) DevOps
11 19 (12.67%) Software Engineering
11 19 (12.67%) E-Commerce
12 17 (11.33%) OO
12 17 (11.33%) TDD
13 12 (8.00%) OOP
13 12 (8.00%) OOD
14 11 (7.33%) MVC
14 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.33%) PHP
2 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 44 (29.33%) Ruby
3 44 (29.33%) Java
4 28 (18.67%) Python
5 25 (16.67%) Perl
6 22 (14.67%) C++
7 16 (10.67%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.00%) SQL
9 11 (7.33%) C
10 10 (6.67%) C#
11 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.67%) PHP5
13 1 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (30.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) HND
3 4 (2.67%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CCNP
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CCSA
4 1 (0.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (14.00%) Puppet
2 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.33%) WMI
4 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (22.00%) Cisco
1 33 (22.00%) F5
2 32 (21.33%) EMC
3 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle
5 7 (4.67%) VMware
6 6 (4.00%) Zend
7 5 (3.33%) Symantec
7 5 (3.33%) HP
7 5 (3.33%) Veritas
7 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.00%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.33%) Splunk
9 2 (1.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.67%) Huawei
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