The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 7.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £46,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Open Source
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 46.43% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 8
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,543 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £30,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Open Source
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Westminster

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) Struts
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) RUP
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared