Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 21 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.33% 1.08% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 2
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.78% -18.18%
10th Percentile £44,500 £75,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £63,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 781 924 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.49% 90.59% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 681 765 740
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +4.97%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,350 £28,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Ruby
2 13 (61.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (61.90%) Redis
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (52.38%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) Ansible
4 11 (52.38%) React
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) OOP
6 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) Apache
10 4 (19.05%) MVC
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
10 4 (19.05%) MySQL
10 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
11 3 (14.29%) Java
11 3 (14.29%) Unix
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) LAMP
12 2 (9.52%) Games
12 2 (9.52%) 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Redis
2 11 (52.38%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Magento Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Magento Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Architect
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (52.38%) React
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) EDI
7 2 (9.52%) JavaBeans
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) XSL
8 1 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
3 9 (42.86%) OOP
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) DNA
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) IBM
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) VMware