The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 19 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.57% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £48,750 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
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 Livingston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 52 29 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 92.86% 85.29% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 20
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston 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 Livingston

Open Source
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Livingston

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 26 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Arduino
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (25.00%) MQTT
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MOM
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Arduino
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft