Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 83 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.76% 0.97% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.16% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 8
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +55.56% -21.74%
10th Percentile £33,000 £67,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £73,625 £74,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.43% +27.78% -30.77%

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1007 861 937
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.59% 83.75% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 808 728 695
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £69,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Watford

Open Source
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Watford

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Watford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
2 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
2 14 (45.16%) BDD
2 14 (45.16%) Gherkin
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) LAMP
4 12 (38.71%) Apache
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) PHP
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) OO
5 10 (32.26%) Games
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Atlassian
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (29.03%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) JIRA
6 9 (29.03%) Confluence
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (29.03%) Legal

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 12 (38.71%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) Confluence
3 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) G Suite
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) ICMP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 7 (22.58%) JBehave
3 7 (22.58%) JUnit
3 7 (22.58%) Maven
3 7 (22.58%) NUnit
3 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
3 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
3 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Games
3 9 (29.03%) Legal
4 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 2 (6.45%) French Language
5 2 (6.45%) German Language
5 2 (6.45%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Gherkin
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) LAMP
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
4 7 (22.58%) JSON
4 7 (22.58%) REST
4 7 (22.58%) RESTful
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) XHTML
5 3 (9.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) BBC
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) BDD
2 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (29.03%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (22.58%) ATDD
6 7 (22.58%) High Availability
6 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (22.58%) Kanban
6 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
6 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (38.71%) PHP
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Go
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Atlassian
2 7 (22.58%) Virgin Media
3 3 (9.68%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) MuleSoft
3 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.68%) WSO2
3 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.68%) Zend
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle