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

Open Source
London / Westminster
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 9.09% 10.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 12.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £42,283 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.25% -  
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 Westminster with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Westminster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 52 25 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 78.79% 89.29% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 19
Median salary £85,000 £60,000 £84,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -28.99%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster 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 Westminster

Open Source
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Westminster region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) WCAG
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Westminster 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 2 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 17 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 17 days ago