Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 2.35% 12.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.23% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
West Lothian median annual salary - £43,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81 62 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 92.05% 72.94% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 81
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -10.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £47,450 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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