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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster - 5.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
12 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 52.17% 53.85% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 3
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -63.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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