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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 69 52 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 43 60 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.65% 4.11% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.60% 7.99% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 16
Average salary £38,000 £44,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
768 751 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.29% 51.40% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 553 639 583
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
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 23 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 60 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 59 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 47 (36.15%) Linux
5 41 (31.54%) CSS
6 40 (30.77%) Python
6 40 (30.77%) HTML
7 39 (30.00%) C
8 38 (29.23%) Computer Science
9 37 (28.46%) Degree
9 37 (28.46%) Ruby
9 37 (28.46%) NoSQL
10 36 (27.69%) MongoDB
10 36 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 33 (25.38%) SQL
12 32 (24.62%) Java
12 32 (24.62%) MySQL
13 27 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (17.69%) Project Management
15 22 (16.92%) Node.js
15 22 (16.92%) Git (software)
16 20 (15.38%) jQuery
17 18 (13.85%) Windows
18 17 (13.08%) C++
18 17 (13.08%) Android
19 16 (12.31%) Django
19 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (11.54%) Algorithms
20 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
21 14 (10.77%) Device Driver

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (16.92%) Node.js
2 9 (6.92%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.08%) nginx
3 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.31%) Lync
5 2 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.77%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Office
2 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) SaaS
2 5 (3.85%) GitHub
3 4 (3.08%) Joyent
3 4 (3.08%) PaaS
3 4 (3.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.00%) SNMP
3 10 (7.69%) HTTP
4 5 (3.85%) Internet
5 4 (3.08%) SAN
5 4 (3.08%) WAN
5 4 (3.08%) LAN
5 4 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.08%) NAS
5 4 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.31%) Firewall
6 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.31%) VoIP
6 3 (2.31%) VPN
6 3 (2.31%) DNS
7 2 (1.54%) IPv6
7 2 (1.54%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.54%) SMTP
7 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.46%) NoSQL
2 36 (27.69%) MongoDB
3 32 (24.62%) MySQL
4 27 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.08%) Big Data
5 4 (3.08%) Redis
6 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.15%) Selenium
3 7 (5.38%) GCC
4 6 (4.62%) JUnit
4 6 (4.62%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.62%) LLVM
4 6 (4.62%) JIRA
4 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.85%) Maven
5 5 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.85%) TestNG
6 4 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.31%) Subversion
7 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.77%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.77%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.77%) Behat
8 1 (0.77%) GDB
8 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (43.08%) Developer
2 32 (24.62%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) Analyst
4 21 (16.15%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.46%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Product Manager
10 7 (5.38%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Graduate
11 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) IT Support
12 5 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.54%) CSS
2 40 (30.77%) HTML
3 36 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (15.38%) jQuery
5 16 (12.31%) Django
6 10 (7.69%) Web Services
6 10 (7.69%) HTML5
6 10 (7.69%) CSS3
6 10 (7.69%) Dojo
7 6 (4.62%) REST
8 5 (3.85%) JSON
8 5 (3.85%) XML
9 3 (2.31%) RESTful
9 3 (2.31%) LAMP
9 3 (2.31%) .NET
10 2 (1.54%) Flash
10 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.54%) FFmpeg
10 2 (1.54%) GStreamer
10 2 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 14 (10.77%) Device Driver
5 13 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 11 (8.46%) User Experience
7 10 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 9 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (6.15%) Informatics
10 6 (4.62%) Physics
11 5 (3.85%) Visualisation
11 5 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (3.08%) Statistics
12 4 (3.08%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (3.08%) Blog
13 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.77%) Robotics
14 1 (0.77%) Biology
14 1 (0.77%) Ontologies
14 1 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Linux
2 18 (13.85%) Windows
3 17 (13.08%) Android
4 8 (6.15%) UNIX
5 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 59 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.69%) Project Management
4 14 (10.77%) Product Management
5 13 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (9.23%) TDD
7 11 (8.46%) Scrum
8 10 (7.69%) BDD
9 9 (6.92%) OO
10 8 (6.15%) ITIL
10 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.38%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.62%) UML
12 6 (4.62%) Memory Management
12 6 (4.62%) DevOps
12 6 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.62%) User Stories
13 5 (3.85%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 40 (30.77%) Python
3 39 (30.00%) C
4 37 (28.46%) Ruby
5 33 (25.38%) SQL
6 32 (24.62%) Java
7 17 (13.08%) C++
8 7 (5.38%) Perl
9 4 (3.08%) R
9 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.31%) Scala
10 3 (2.31%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) C#
11 2 (1.54%) Tcl
11 2 (1.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) PhD
3 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.92%) XenServer
4 8 (6.15%) Xen
5 6 (4.62%) QEMU
5 6 (4.62%) KVM
6 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.77%) vSphere
8 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
1 12 (9.23%) VMware
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix
4 4 (3.08%) HP
4 4 (3.08%) Dell
4 4 (3.08%) Apple
4 4 (3.08%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco
6 2 (1.54%) SAP
6 2 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (0.77%) Marketo
7 1 (0.77%) Zend
7 1 (0.77%) Coverity
7 1 (0.77%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
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