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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 37 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.18% 2.52% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.91% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 52
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,900 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
986 1203 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.85% 86.48% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1012 1210
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 31 July 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (60.56%) Python
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
3 30 (42.25%) Perl
4 29 (40.85%) Java
5 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (33.80%) C++
7 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
7 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (26.76%) Degree
8 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
9 18 (25.35%) HTML
10 16 (22.54%) C#
11 15 (21.13%) XML
11 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
11 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
12 13 (18.31%) Web Services
13 12 (16.90%) Open Source Development
13 12 (16.90%) GitHub
13 12 (16.90%) SQL
13 12 (16.90%) Biology
13 12 (16.90%) Ruby
13 12 (16.90%) Bioinformatics
14 11 (15.49%) Selenium
14 11 (15.49%) JUnit
14 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
14 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (15.49%) Algorithms
15 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
15 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (14.08%) JavaScript

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 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) nginx
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) GitHub
2 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.82%) Office 365
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) IMAP
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
2 3 (4.23%) SMTP
3 2 (2.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.41%) VLAN
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
1 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.49%) JUnit
1 11 (15.49%) Selenium
2 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
2 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.68%) NUnit
4 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.82%) gulp
6 2 (2.82%) jMock
6 2 (2.82%) Mockito
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.41%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Test Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Computer Scientist
9 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Administrator
11 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (5.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) HTML
2 15 (21.13%) XML
3 13 (18.31%) Web Services
4 9 (12.68%) CSS
4 9 (12.68%) Gherkin
4 9 (12.68%) RESTful
5 7 (9.86%) J2EE
5 7 (9.86%) SOAP
6 6 (8.45%) JDBC
6 6 (8.45%) JSP
7 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.63%) MyBatis
8 3 (4.23%) .NET
9 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.82%) jQuery
9 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.82%) React
9 2 (2.82%) REST
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.90%) Biology
4 11 (15.49%) Algorithms
5 10 (14.08%) Informatics
5 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.45%) Client/Server
6 6 (8.45%) Physics
7 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
8 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
9 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.82%) User Experience
11 1 (1.41%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.23%) VMS
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
3 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.90%) Bioinformatics
4 12 (16.90%) Open Source Development
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.68%) API Testing
6 9 (12.68%) BDD
6 9 (12.68%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.27%) TDD
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
11 4 (5.63%) CAD
11 4 (5.63%) MVC
11 4 (5.63%) Presales
11 4 (5.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 3 (4.23%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Python
2 30 (42.25%) Perl
3 29 (40.85%) Java
4 24 (33.80%) C++
5 16 (22.54%) C#
6 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
7 12 (16.90%) Ruby
7 12 (16.90%) SQL
8 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
10 6 (8.45%) PHP
11 5 (7.04%) C
12 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCSD
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Postfix
1 4 (5.63%) Sendmail
2 3 (4.23%) NFS
2 3 (4.23%) Samba
2 3 (4.23%) Shibboleth
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
3 3 (4.23%) Ganglia
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
1 3 (4.23%) VMware
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
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