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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 49 79 46
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 53 35 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.49% 2.39% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 2.78% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 63
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1001 1261 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.83% 86.25% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 811 1118 1134
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 September 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 49 (58.33%) Python
2 46 (54.76%) Linux
3 31 (36.90%) Java
4 29 (34.52%) C++
5 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.19%) C#
7 22 (26.19%) Perl
8 20 (23.81%) Ruby
9 18 (21.43%) C
9 18 (21.43%) Web Services
10 17 (20.24%) HTML
11 15 (17.86%) JUnit
12 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 14 (16.67%) Selenium
12 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 13 (15.48%) Degree
13 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
13 13 (15.48%) Windows
13 13 (15.48%) XML
13 13 (15.48%) MySQL
14 11 (13.10%) Scrum
14 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
14 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.10%) User Experience
15 10 (11.90%) Gherkin
15 10 (11.90%) RESTful
15 10 (11.90%) BDD
15 10 (11.90%) NUnit

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%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.95%) WordPress
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) nginx
3 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) GitHub
3 5 (5.95%) Office 365
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Wireless
2 6 (7.14%) LDAP
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) IMAP
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 3 (3.57%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) SMTP
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
3 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.57%) WPA
4 2 (2.38%) Intranet
4 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.19%) VLAN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.95%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) JUnit
2 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.67%) Selenium
3 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.90%) NUnit
5 6 (7.14%) JIRA
6 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.76%) Subversion
7 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.57%) GCC
8 3 (3.57%) TestNG
9 2 (2.38%) gulp
9 2 (2.38%) jMock
9 2 (2.38%) Mockito
10 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.19%) Hudson
10 1 (1.19%) Maven
10 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (17.86%) Graduate
4 15 (17.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 15 (17.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Developer
6 11 (13.10%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) Web Services
2 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 13 (15.48%) XML
4 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 10 (11.90%) Gherkin
4 10 (11.90%) RESTful
5 5 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.76%) .NET
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.76%) HTML5
6 4 (4.76%) LAMP
6 4 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (4.76%) MFC
6 4 (4.76%) Qt
6 4 (4.76%) Qt Quick
7 3 (3.57%) Buildbot
7 3 (3.57%) JSON
7 3 (3.57%) LLVM
7 3 (3.57%) SAML
8 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) User Experience
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.95%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (4.76%) Biology
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.38%) Informatics
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Life Science
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.76%) CentOS
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
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 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
4 11 (13.10%) Scrum
4 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.90%) API Testing
5 10 (11.90%) BDD
6 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.71%) Web Development
7 7 (8.33%) DevOps
7 7 (8.33%) Open Source Development
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) MVC
9 5 (5.95%) Presales
9 5 (5.95%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) UX Design
9 5 (5.95%) Virtual Team Management
10 4 (4.76%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) Python
2 31 (36.90%) Java
3 29 (34.52%) C++
4 22 (26.19%) C#
4 22 (26.19%) Perl
5 20 (23.81%) Ruby
6 18 (21.43%) C
7 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.90%) PHP
9 8 (9.52%) SQL
10 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.19%) R
13 1 (1.19%) Scala
13 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) MCSD
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
1 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Firmware
1 6 (7.14%) NFS
1 6 (7.14%) Samba
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 4 (4.76%) Postfix
2 4 (4.76%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.57%) KVM
3 3 (3.57%) QEMU
3 3 (3.57%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) iptables
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) Ansible
3 4 (4.76%) Nagios
4 3 (3.57%) Ganglia
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
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Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
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Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
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Red Gate Software
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
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