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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 28 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.63% 2.63% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.04% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 58
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,260 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
883 1248 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.83% 86.43% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1063 1177
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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 8 December 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 40 (47.62%) Python
2 35 (41.67%) Linux
3 32 (38.10%) Java
4 30 (35.71%) C++
4 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (28.57%) C#
7 23 (27.38%) HTML
7 23 (27.38%) Degree
8 20 (23.81%) Windows
9 19 (22.62%) C
10 18 (21.43%) Web Services
11 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
11 17 (20.24%) Finance
12 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
12 16 (19.05%) Ruby
13 15 (17.86%) PHP
14 14 (16.67%) CSS
14 14 (16.67%) Selenium
14 14 (16.67%) User Experience
15 13 (15.48%) MySQL
16 12 (14.29%) Perl
16 12 (14.29%) JUnit
17 11 (13.10%) SQL
17 11 (13.10%) XML
17 11 (13.10%) Wireless
17 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
18 10 (11.90%) JIRA
18 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (11.90%) Telecoms

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 (5.95%) WordPress
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) nginx
2 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.71%) GitHub
3 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.76%) Office 365
5 2 (2.38%) Google Play
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Wireless
2 6 (7.14%) LDAP
3 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) IMAP
4 3 (3.57%) Internet
4 3 (3.57%) SAN
4 3 (3.57%) SMTP
4 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 3 (3.57%) WPA
5 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.19%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) JUnit
3 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.90%) JIRA
5 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.52%) NUnit
7 7 (8.33%) Subversion
8 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.57%) Buildbot
10 3 (3.57%) GCC
10 3 (3.57%) Mockito
10 3 (3.57%) TestNG
11 2 (2.38%) Android Studio
11 2 (2.38%) AppVeyor
11 2 (2.38%) Gradle
11 2 (2.38%) JBehave
11 2 (2.38%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.38%) RSpec
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Publishing
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Software Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Graduate
4 14 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) HTML
2 18 (21.43%) Web Services
3 14 (16.67%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) .NET
5 6 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 6 (7.14%) RESTful
6 5 (5.95%) HTML5
6 5 (5.95%) JSON
6 5 (5.95%) MFC
6 5 (5.95%) Qt
6 5 (5.95%) Qt Quick
6 5 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.57%) LAMP
7 3 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.57%) LLVM
7 3 (3.57%) SAML
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.67%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 6 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.95%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (4.76%) Biology
7 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.38%) Fintech
9 2 (2.38%) Informatics
9 2 (2.38%) iPad
9 2 (2.38%) iPhone
9 2 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.57%) CentOS
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.57%) VMS
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
3 9 (10.71%) Web Development
4 8 (9.52%) API Testing
4 8 (9.52%) BDD
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.52%) DevOps
4 8 (9.52%) MVC
4 8 (9.52%) Presales
5 7 (8.33%) ITIL
5 7 (8.33%) Open Source Development
5 7 (8.33%) Scrum
6 6 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) Service Management
6 6 (7.14%) SOA
6 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (5.95%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) Python
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 30 (35.71%) C++
4 24 (28.57%) C#
5 19 (22.62%) C
6 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.05%) Ruby
8 15 (17.86%) PHP
9 12 (14.29%) Perl
10 11 (13.10%) SQL
11 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
14 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
15 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.19%) R
15 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Firmware
2 6 (7.14%) NFS
2 6 (7.14%) Samba
3 5 (5.95%) Docker
4 3 (3.57%) KVM
4 3 (3.57%) Postfix
4 3 (3.57%) QEMU
4 3 (3.57%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.57%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) Ansible
2 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.57%) Ganglia
3 3 (3.57%) Nagios
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.57%) Google
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.19%) Dell
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.19%) Talend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago