The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 55 43 56
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.50% 1.27% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £29,000 £37,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.17% +25.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 349 287 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 87.25% 91.40% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 306 232 287
Median salary £37,500 £43,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.45% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,428
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Leicester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Leicester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (50.00%) Shopify
4 6 (50.00%) Laravel
4 6 (50.00%) Magento
4 6 (50.00%) WordPress
4 6 (50.00%) Symfony
4 6 (50.00%) Zend
4 6 (50.00%) Drupal
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) SEO
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Node.js
7 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Microservices
7 3 (25.00%) MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) CMS
1 6 (50.00%) Drupal
1 6 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Magento
1 6 (50.00%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (41.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Report Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Laravel
2 6 (50.00%) Symfony
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Blog
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) SEO
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft