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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 78 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 32 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 3.82% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.56% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 52
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £54,250 £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
1166 1512 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.80% 83.77% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1187 1139
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Degree
2 36 (49.32%) Computer Science
3 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
4 33 (45.21%) jQuery
5 31 (42.47%) Java
6 27 (36.99%) Linux
6 27 (36.99%) Software Engineering
7 26 (35.62%) HTML
8 25 (34.25%) Python
8 25 (34.25%) Ruby
9 24 (32.88%) Mentoring
10 23 (31.51%) MySQL
11 21 (28.77%) SQL
11 21 (28.77%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (28.77%) Algorithms
11 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
12 20 (27.40%) Scrum
12 20 (27.40%) Oracle
12 20 (27.40%) CSS
13 19 (26.03%) OO
13 19 (26.03%) Mathematics
13 19 (26.03%) Selenium
13 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
14 18 (24.66%) Blog
15 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
15 17 (23.29%) Ruby on Rails
15 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
15 17 (23.29%) Coaching
16 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (15.07%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) SSH
2 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) MySQL
2 21 (28.77%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
3 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.48%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.48%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
1 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.55%) Maven
4 5 (6.85%) JUnit
5 3 (4.11%) Bugzilla
5 3 (4.11%) NUnit
5 3 (4.11%) LLVM
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.11%) GCC
6 2 (2.74%) JIRA
7 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.37%) Mockito
7 1 (1.37%) jMock
7 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Games
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Software Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Open Source Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) jQuery
2 26 (35.62%) HTML
3 20 (27.40%) CSS
4 17 (23.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (20.55%) Web Services
6 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 4 (5.48%) RESTful
7 4 (5.48%) REST
7 4 (5.48%) XML
7 4 (5.48%) POSIX
8 3 (4.11%) J2EE
8 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.74%) Akka
9 2 (2.74%) gevent
9 2 (2.74%) Twisted
9 2 (2.74%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.74%) JavaSpaces
10 1 (1.37%) JPA
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Computer Science
2 21 (28.77%) Algorithms
3 19 (26.03%) Mathematics
4 18 (24.66%) Blog
5 16 (21.92%) GIS
6 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.85%) NHS
8 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Statistics
8 4 (5.48%) Informatics
8 4 (5.48%) Physics
9 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.37%) Remote Sensing
10 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.37%) Wiki
10 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Software Engineering
3 24 (32.88%) Mentoring
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 19 (26.03%) OO
6 17 (23.29%) Coaching
7 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (20.55%) Kanban
9 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.85%) DevOps
10 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.85%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.85%) TDD
11 4 (5.48%) UML
11 4 (5.48%) OOD
11 4 (5.48%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (5.48%) Memory Management
11 4 (5.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 31 (42.47%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) Python
3 25 (34.25%) Ruby
4 21 (28.77%) SQL
5 12 (16.44%) C
6 11 (15.07%) Perl
7 8 (10.96%) C++
8 7 (9.59%) Go
9 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.48%) R
10 4 (5.48%) Haskell
11 2 (2.74%) Scala
12 1 (1.37%) Erlang
12 1 (1.37%) C#
12 1 (1.37%) PHP
12 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) KVM
2 7 (9.59%) Docker
3 4 (5.48%) LXC
3 4 (5.48%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (5.48%) Xen
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) QEMU
5 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Mesos
2 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) HP
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 4 (5.48%) Pegasus
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 4 (5.48%) Veeam
4 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.37%) Perforce
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