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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.63% 0.37% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 0.44% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Median salary £35,000 £71,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.87% +58.33%  
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 524 459 437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 91.93% 84.84% 81.23%
Number of salaries quoted 442 381 319
Median salary £50,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.88% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) Maven
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) MySQL
4 7 (35.00%) JUnit
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (35.00%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) RESTful
4 7 (35.00%) JBehave
4 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (35.00%) Confluence
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) Cucumber

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 7 (35.00%) Confluence
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) G Suite
2 2 (10.00%) AdWords
2 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) JBehave
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) JUnit
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing Communications Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
1 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (35.00%) RESTful
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) LAMP
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) ATDD
3 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) High Availability
3 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Kanban
3 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (35.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (25.00%) Google
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) WSO2
4 2 (10.00%) Facebook
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Zend
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Posted: 16 days ago