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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 102 51 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 86.44% 86.44% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 43 50
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,637
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +8.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Open Source
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Preston

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 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 Preston region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP