The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 76 51 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 4.24% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 8.26% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 25
Average salary £41,250 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £37,300 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
717 751 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.05% 51.40% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 530 644 591
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 26 February 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 51 (50.50%) Software Engineering
2 48 (47.52%) Linux
3 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (41.58%) C
5 36 (35.64%) Java
6 35 (34.65%) Degree
7 34 (33.66%) Python
8 33 (32.67%) Computer Science
9 29 (28.71%) HTML
10 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.73%) MongoDB
12 26 (25.74%) MySQL
12 26 (25.74%) CSS
13 25 (24.75%) SQL
14 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
15 23 (22.77%) Ruby
16 20 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (17.82%) Ruby on Rails
18 17 (16.83%) Android
18 17 (16.83%) C++
18 17 (16.83%) Windows
19 16 (15.84%) Git (software)
20 14 (13.86%) Node.js
20 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (12.87%) OpenStack
21 13 (12.87%) HTML5
21 13 (12.87%) Mathematics
21 13 (12.87%) jQuery
21 13 (12.87%) Device Driver
21 13 (12.87%) Finance

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (13.86%) Node.js
2 13 (12.87%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Lync
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.99%) nginx
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) PaaS
2 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.92%) SNMP
3 6 (5.94%) HTTP
3 6 (5.94%) Internet
4 4 (3.96%) SAN
4 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.96%) NAS
4 4 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.97%) SSH
5 3 (2.97%) Firewall
5 3 (2.97%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.97%) VPN
5 3 (2.97%) DNS
5 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) WAN
6 2 (1.98%) SMTP
6 2 (1.98%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) MongoDB
2 26 (25.74%) MySQL
3 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
4 20 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.96%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.96%) Big Data
6 4 (3.96%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.96%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.99%) Redis
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.92%) Selenium
3 7 (6.93%) JIRA
3 7 (6.93%) GCC
4 6 (5.94%) LLVM
4 6 (5.94%) JUnit
4 6 (5.94%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.95%) Maven
5 5 (4.95%) TestNG
5 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.97%) Subversion
8 1 (0.99%) GDB
8 1 (0.99%) Behat
8 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.99%) Hudson
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Continuum
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Games
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) German Language
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) Software Engineer
3 18 (17.82%) Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Graduate
7 8 (7.92%) C++ Developer
7 8 (7.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.94%) IT Support
9 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) HTML
2 26 (25.74%) CSS
3 18 (17.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (12.87%) jQuery
4 13 (12.87%) HTML5
5 12 (11.88%) Django
6 9 (8.91%) Web Services
7 7 (6.93%) REST
7 7 (6.93%) CSS3
8 6 (5.94%) Dojo
9 5 (4.95%) XML
10 4 (3.96%) POSIX
10 4 (3.96%) LAMP
11 3 (2.97%) JSON
12 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.98%) RESTful
12 2 (1.98%) Ajax
12 2 (1.98%) .NET
12 2 (1.98%) Flash
12 2 (1.98%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.87%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.87%) Device Driver
4 11 (10.89%) Algorithms
5 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.94%) User Experience
6 6 (5.94%) Physics
6 6 (5.94%) Informatics
7 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.96%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (3.96%) Statistics
9 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.99%) Blog
10 1 (0.99%) Robotics
10 1 (0.99%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.52%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Android
3 8 (7.92%) UNIX
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.99%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Software Engineering
2 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.87%) OO
4 12 (11.88%) TDD
5 11 (10.89%) Scrum
5 11 (10.89%) Project Management
6 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.90%) Memory Management
6 10 (9.90%) BDD
7 9 (8.91%) Product Management
7 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
9 7 (6.93%) Asset Management
9 7 (6.93%) ITIL
10 6 (5.94%) UML
10 6 (5.94%) User Stories
11 5 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.95%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) C
2 36 (35.64%) Java
3 34 (33.66%) Python
4 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
5 25 (24.75%) SQL
6 23 (22.77%) Ruby
7 17 (16.83%) C++
8 10 (9.90%) Perl
9 5 (4.95%) Golang
10 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.96%) R
10 4 (3.96%) Haskell
11 3 (2.97%) Erlang
11 3 (2.97%) Scala
11 3 (2.97%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.98%) Tcl
12 2 (1.98%) PHP
12 2 (1.98%) C#
13 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) VCP4
2 1 (0.99%) PhD
2 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Xen
2 11 (10.89%) KVM
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (8.91%) XenServer
5 6 (5.94%) QEMU
6 4 (3.96%) Docker
6 4 (3.96%) LXC
7 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.98%) Firmware
9 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Mesos
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 2 (1.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) VMware
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle
3 9 (8.91%) Citrix
4 4 (3.96%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) HP
5 3 (2.97%) Dell
5 3 (2.97%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) Perforce
7 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.99%) Marketo
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.99%) Zend
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
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