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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 58 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 50 29 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.21% 2.11% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 2.45% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 63
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £61,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1005 1185 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.60% 86.24% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1024 1193
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 54 (62.07%) Python
2 44 (50.57%) Linux
3 33 (37.93%) Java
4 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
5 28 (32.18%) C++
5 28 (32.18%) Perl
6 20 (22.99%) Ruby
7 19 (21.84%) HTML
7 19 (21.84%) Web Services
8 18 (20.69%) C#
9 17 (19.54%) Bash Shell
10 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
10 16 (18.39%) GitHub
10 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (18.39%) JUnit
11 15 (17.24%) XML
11 15 (17.24%) Degree
11 15 (17.24%) Selenium
12 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
12 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
12 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
13 13 (14.94%) Open Source Development
14 12 (13.79%) Biology
14 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (13.79%) Cucumber
14 12 (13.79%) MySQL
14 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.79%) C
14 12 (13.79%) Bioinformatics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (5.75%) WordPress
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) nginx
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) GitHub
2 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) Office 365
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Wireless
2 5 (5.75%) LDAP
3 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) IMAP
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) SMTP
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.30%) WPA
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.15%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.15%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.15%) VLAN
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) MySQL
2 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.60%) Big Data
4 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) JUnit
2 15 (17.24%) Selenium
3 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.64%) NUnit
6 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.75%) JIRA
8 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.45%) Subversion
9 3 (3.45%) TestNG
10 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.30%) gulp
10 2 (2.30%) jMock
10 2 (2.30%) Mockito
11 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.15%) GCC
11 1 (1.15%) Hudson
11 1 (1.15%) Maven
11 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (18.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 16 (18.39%) Software Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Developer
5 13 (14.94%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Test Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (11.49%) Graduate
8 10 (11.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) HTML
1 19 (21.84%) Web Services
2 15 (17.24%) XML
3 11 (12.64%) CSS
3 11 (12.64%) Gherkin
3 11 (12.64%) RESTful
4 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.60%) MyBatis
6 3 (3.45%) .NET
6 3 (3.45%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) J2EE
6 3 (3.45%) LAMP
6 3 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.45%) MFC
6 3 (3.45%) Qt
6 3 (3.45%) Qt Quick
6 3 (3.45%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) JDBC
7 2 (2.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.79%) Biology
4 10 (11.49%) Informatics
5 9 (10.34%) User Experience
6 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
7 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.90%) Virtual Team
8 5 (5.75%) Raspberry Pi
8 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
10 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.30%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
11 2 (2.30%) Physics
11 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
12 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.57%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Unix
4 3 (3.45%) CentOS
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) VMS
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
3 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
4 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.94%) Open Source Development
6 12 (13.79%) Bioinformatics
6 12 (13.79%) Scrum
7 11 (12.64%) API Testing
7 11 (12.64%) BDD
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.34%) TDD
8 9 (10.34%) Web Development
9 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.90%) Computer Vision
10 6 (6.90%) DevOps
11 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team Management
12 4 (4.60%) Presales
12 4 (4.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) Python
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 28 (32.18%) C++
3 28 (32.18%) Perl
4 20 (22.99%) Ruby
5 18 (20.69%) C#
6 17 (19.54%) Bash Shell
7 12 (13.79%) C
7 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.49%) PHP
8 10 (11.49%) SQL
9 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) MCSD
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
1 1 (1.15%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) NFS
1 5 (5.75%) Samba
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) Postfix
2 4 (4.60%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.45%) Firmware
3 3 (3.45%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.30%) Docker
5 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.15%) iptables
5 1 (1.15%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) QEMU
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Nagios
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Ansible
3 3 (3.45%) Ganglia
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) VMware
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
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Salary: monthly salary starting at £2,507 net of tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
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