The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 76 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 30 82 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.13% 4.48% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 5.38% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 66 36
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1175 1523 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.51% 83.13% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1180 1094
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
3 39 (50.00%) jQuery
4 35 (44.87%) Degree
5 33 (42.31%) Computer Science
6 30 (38.46%) Java
7 27 (34.62%) HTML
7 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 27 (34.62%) Mentoring
8 26 (33.33%) CSS
9 25 (32.05%) Linux
9 25 (32.05%) SQL
9 25 (32.05%) Ruby
10 23 (29.49%) Selenium
10 23 (29.49%) Scrum
11 22 (28.21%) MySQL
11 22 (28.21%) Blog
11 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
12 21 (26.92%) MongoDB
12 21 (26.92%) NoSQL
12 21 (26.92%) Coaching
12 21 (26.92%) Algorithms
12 21 (26.92%) Oracle
12 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (23.08%) Python
13 18 (23.08%) GIS
14 17 (21.79%) OO
14 17 (21.79%) Web Services
14 17 (21.79%) Maven

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) MySQL
2 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 21 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Selenium
2 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 17 (21.79%) Maven
3 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.97%) JUnit
5 4 (5.13%) NUnit
5 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.56%) GCC
6 2 (2.56%) jMock
6 2 (2.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.56%) Mockito
6 2 (2.56%) LLVM
7 1 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) Software Engineer
3 20 (25.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Open Source Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) jQuery
2 27 (34.62%) HTML
3 26 (33.33%) CSS
4 21 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (21.79%) Web Services
6 6 (7.69%) J2EE
7 5 (6.41%) XML
7 5 (6.41%) RESTful
8 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.56%) Akka
9 2 (2.56%) gevent
9 2 (2.56%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.56%) Twisted
9 2 (2.56%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.56%) Spring
9 2 (2.56%) JavaSpaces
10 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.28%) Java EE
10 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 22 (28.21%) Blog
3 21 (26.92%) Algorithms
4 18 (23.08%) GIS
5 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.13%) NHS
7 4 (5.13%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.28%) STB
9 1 (1.28%) IPTV
9 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 27 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 23 (29.49%) Scrum
4 21 (26.92%) Coaching
5 17 (21.79%) Kanban
5 17 (21.79%) OO
6 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.69%) Web Application Development
8 6 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.69%) Web Development
8 6 (7.69%) UML
8 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.41%) BDD
9 5 (6.41%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
2 30 (38.46%) Java
3 25 (32.05%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) Ruby
4 18 (23.08%) Python
5 9 (11.54%) C++
5 9 (11.54%) C
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.56%) Go
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Docker
3 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.56%) QEMU
3 2 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) HP
3 4 (5.13%) Citrix
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) Veeam
4 3 (3.85%) Lauterbach
5 1 (1.28%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East
EMBL
Salary: (monthly salary starting at £2,769.45 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22500 - £35000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + 25% package
Posted: 18 days ago