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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 67 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.56% 1.55% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 3.36% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 53
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,713 £38,750 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
661 834 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.57% 46.28% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 532 656 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 34 (41.98%) Degree
4 32 (39.51%) Python
5 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
6 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
7 29 (35.80%) HTML
7 29 (35.80%) Java
7 29 (35.80%) MySQL
8 27 (33.33%) Ruby
8 27 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
9 26 (32.10%) C
10 24 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (28.40%) CSS
12 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
13 20 (24.69%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (23.46%) jQuery
15 18 (22.22%) Algorithms
16 17 (20.99%) SQL
17 16 (19.75%) Perl
18 14 (17.28%) Android
19 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
19 13 (16.05%) C++
19 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
19 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (13.58%) OpenStack
20 11 (13.58%) VMware
20 11 (13.58%) Oracle
20 11 (13.58%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.58%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.64%) Node.js
3 3 (3.70%) Lync
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) PaaS
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.70%) SNMP
3 3 (3.70%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (3.70%) VoIP
3 3 (3.70%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) 802.11
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) MySQL
2 27 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 24 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) MariaDB
6 5 (6.17%) Neo4j
6 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.17%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Selenium
3 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.17%) GCC
4 5 (6.17%) Maven
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
5 4 (4.94%) JUnit
5 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
5 4 (4.94%) LLVM
6 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.70%) TestNG
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) GDB
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.41%) IT Support
9 5 (6.17%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Junior
11 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) HTML
2 23 (28.40%) CSS
3 20 (24.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (23.46%) jQuery
5 10 (12.35%) HTML5
6 7 (8.64%) Django
6 7 (8.64%) Web Services
7 5 (6.17%) POSIX
7 5 (6.17%) REST
8 4 (4.94%) LAMP
8 4 (4.94%) XML
9 3 (3.70%) Dojo
9 3 (3.70%) CSS3
10 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.47%) Twisted
10 2 (2.47%) Akka
10 2 (2.47%) gevent
10 2 (2.47%) RESTful
10 2 (2.47%) JavaSpaces
10 2 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
4 9 (11.11%) Blog
5 7 (8.64%) Physics
5 7 (8.64%) Informatics
6 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (6.17%) Statistics
7 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.94%) User Experience
9 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.70%) Device Driver
9 3 (3.70%) GIS
9 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.47%) NHS
11 1 (1.23%) DTV
11 1 (1.23%) LIMS
11 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Android
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 7 (8.64%) UNIX
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.58%) OO
5 10 (12.35%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Coaching
6 9 (11.11%) TDD
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) ITIL
8 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.41%) BDD
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.17%) Memory Management
10 5 (6.17%) Hidden Markov Model
10 5 (6.17%) Game Theory
10 5 (6.17%) Gibbs Sampling
10 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.17%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) Python
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 27 (33.33%) Ruby
4 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.10%) C
5 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 16 (19.75%) Perl
7 13 (16.05%) C++
8 8 (9.88%) Go
9 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.17%) R
10 5 (6.17%) Haskell
11 3 (3.70%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.47%) Tcl
12 2 (2.47%) Erlang
12 2 (2.47%) Scala
13 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.23%) C#
13 1 (1.23%) PHP
13 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) KVM
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.88%) Docker
5 5 (6.17%) LXC
5 5 (6.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Xen
6 4 (4.94%) QEMU
7 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.47%) Firmware
8 2 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (1.23%) XenServer
9 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Mesos
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
1 11 (13.58%) VMware
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Pegasus
4 4 (4.94%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Dell
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) Apple
5 3 (3.70%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.47%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Perforce
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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