The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.50% - 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £65,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 33 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 90.00% 76.74% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 45
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £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 West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Open Source
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Open Source in West Lothian

Open Source
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Arduino
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (25.00%) MQTT
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Arduino
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft