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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 73 79 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 37 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 2.23% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.66% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
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
1303 1352 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.69% 83.61% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1057 1012
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (67.57%) Software Engineering
2 37 (50.00%) HTML
3 36 (48.65%) Degree
4 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
5 32 (43.24%) C++
6 31 (41.89%) Java
7 28 (37.84%) SQL
7 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
8 25 (33.78%) Mathematics
9 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (31.08%) Algorithms
11 22 (29.73%) CSS
11 22 (29.73%) Linux
12 19 (25.68%) J2EE
13 18 (24.32%) SDLC
13 18 (24.32%) jQuery
14 17 (22.97%) Perl
14 17 (22.97%) C
14 17 (22.97%) C#
15 15 (20.27%) SOAP
15 15 (20.27%) Physics
16 14 (18.92%) Scrum
17 13 (17.57%) Web Services
17 13 (17.57%) XML
17 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
17 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
17 13 (17.57%) JDBC
17 13 (17.57%) JSP
17 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
17 13 (17.57%) Shell Script

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Drupal
2 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) LAN
2 5 (6.76%) OSPF
2 5 (6.76%) SNMP
2 5 (6.76%) VPN
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (6.76%) Wireless
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 10 (13.51%) GIS
3 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
1 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.86%) Maven
4 10 (13.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (12.16%) Selenium
6 4 (5.41%) Grunt
7 2 (2.70%) Bower
7 2 (2.70%) gulp
7 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Xdebug
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (1.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Electronics
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Computer Scientist
6 8 (10.81%) Junior
6 8 (10.81%) Junior Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (9.46%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) C Developer
8 6 (8.11%) UI Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 19 (25.68%) J2EE
4 18 (24.32%) jQuery
5 15 (20.27%) SOAP
6 13 (17.57%) JDBC
6 13 (17.57%) JSP
6 13 (17.57%) Web Services
6 13 (17.57%) XML
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.76%) HTML5
9 4 (5.41%) Sass
10 2 (2.70%) .NET
10 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.70%) REST
10 2 (2.70%) Symfony
10 2 (2.70%) Twig
10 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 25 (33.78%) Mathematics
3 23 (31.08%) Algorithms
4 15 (20.27%) Physics
5 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
6 7 (9.46%) Blog
6 7 (9.46%) Device Driver
7 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (6.76%) PMI
8 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.70%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.70%) User Experience
10 1 (1.35%) Biology
10 1 (1.35%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.35%) IPTV
10 1 (1.35%) Life Science
10 1 (1.35%) Proteomics
10 1 (1.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) SDLC
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) Kanban
8 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) Coaching
10 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Logistics
10 5 (6.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.76%) Online Marketing
10 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.76%) UML
10 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
2 32 (43.24%) C++
3 31 (41.89%) Java
4 28 (37.84%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) C
5 17 (22.97%) C#
5 17 (22.97%) Perl
6 13 (17.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby
8 6 (8.11%) PHP
9 4 (5.41%) Python
10 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) JTAG
2 1 (1.35%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Cacti
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
1 5 (6.76%) RANCID
1 5 (6.76%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco
3 5 (6.76%) F5
3 5 (6.76%) Juniper
3 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
3 5 (6.76%) Splunk
3 5 (6.76%) Sun
4 3 (4.05%) Lauterbach
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) Zend
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
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