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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.33% - 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% - 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £65,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% +5.55%  

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 26 18 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 86.67% 75.00% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 35
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development

Open Source
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft