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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 75 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 35 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.56% 2.65% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.22% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 24
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,299 £37,819 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £70,000
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
1175 1213 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.02% 82.29% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1018 1275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 50 (64.94%) Software Engineering
2 38 (49.35%) C++
3 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 33 (42.86%) Java
5 30 (38.96%) Degree
6 29 (37.66%) HTML
6 29 (37.66%) Linux
7 28 (36.36%) Perl
8 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (31.17%) SQL
9 24 (31.17%) Mathematics
10 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (27.27%) XML
11 21 (27.27%) Python
12 20 (25.97%) C#
13 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
13 19 (24.68%) SOAP
13 19 (24.68%) Algorithms
14 18 (23.38%) Physics
15 17 (22.08%) JDBC
15 17 (22.08%) JSP
15 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
15 17 (22.08%) J2EE
15 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
15 17 (22.08%) Client/Server
15 17 (22.08%) Eclipse
15 17 (22.08%) SDLC
15 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
16 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
16 13 (16.88%) Open Source Development

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 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) nginx
2 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Drupal
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) GitHub
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 6 (7.79%) VPN
2 6 (7.79%) WAN
2 6 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.49%) Internet
3 5 (6.49%) LAN
3 5 (6.49%) OSPF
3 5 (6.49%) SNMP
4 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) GIS
2 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Eclipse
1 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.29%) Selenium
4 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.39%) Maven
6 6 (7.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) JUnit
7 4 (5.19%) NUnit
8 3 (3.90%) Grunt
9 2 (2.60%) gulp
9 2 (2.60%) Subversion
10 1 (1.30%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (1.30%) Bower
10 1 (1.30%) Hudson
10 1 (1.30%) JIRA
10 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.30%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.30%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (9.09%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Senior Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Computer Scientist
3 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) C Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Junior
6 6 (7.79%) Junior Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 21 (27.27%) XML
3 19 (24.68%) SOAP
4 17 (22.08%) J2EE
4 17 (22.08%) JDBC
4 17 (22.08%) JSP
5 13 (16.88%) Web Services
6 12 (15.58%) CSS
7 8 (10.39%) jQuery
8 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.19%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.19%) MyBatis
8 4 (5.19%) RESTful
9 3 (3.90%) .NET
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) Sass
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (1.30%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (31.17%) Mathematics
4 19 (24.68%) Algorithms
5 18 (23.38%) Physics
6 17 (22.08%) Client/Server
7 9 (11.69%) Biology
8 8 (10.39%) Informatics
9 5 (6.49%) PMI
10 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.60%) User Experience
12 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
12 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
12 1 (1.30%) Life Science
12 1 (1.30%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Software Engineering
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) SDLC
3 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
4 13 (16.88%) Open Source Development
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Bioinformatics
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.79%) Kanban
8 6 (7.79%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.49%) Logistics
9 5 (6.49%) Online Marketing
10 4 (5.19%) API Testing
10 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 4 (5.19%) DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) C++
2 33 (42.86%) Java
3 28 (36.36%) Perl
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 21 (27.27%) Python
6 20 (25.97%) C#
7 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
8 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
9 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
10 7 (9.09%) C
11 5 (6.49%) Ruby
12 4 (5.19%) PHP
13 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.30%) R
13 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) pfSense
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) iptables
2 1 (1.30%) Postfix
2 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Nagios
2 5 (6.49%) Cacti
2 5 (6.49%) RANCID
2 5 (6.49%) SmokePing
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco
2 5 (6.49%) F5
2 5 (6.49%) Juniper
2 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
2 5 (6.49%) Splunk
2 5 (6.49%) Sun
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.60%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Zend
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