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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 8 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 17.24% - 5.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £46,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
20 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 68.97% 40.91% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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 20 October 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) OOD
5 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) XSLT
7 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (25.00%) OO
7 2 (25.00%) RUP
7 2 (25.00%) DSDM
7 2 (25.00%) JSP
7 2 (25.00%) Servlets
7 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Struts

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) RUP
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
City of Westminster
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago