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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 102 64
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.91% 1.52% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 3.31% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 63
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,245 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £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
636 845 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.14% 45.92% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 533 623 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
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 22 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Computer Science
3 33 (44.59%) Degree
4 32 (43.24%) Linux
5 30 (40.54%) Python
6 28 (37.84%) HTML
6 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 28 (37.84%) MySQL
6 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
7 27 (36.49%) Ruby
7 27 (36.49%) MongoDB
8 25 (33.78%) Java
8 25 (33.78%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (31.08%) jQuery
10 22 (29.73%) NoSQL
10 22 (29.73%) C
10 22 (29.73%) Algorithms
11 21 (28.38%) CSS
12 20 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (27.03%) Mentoring
13 16 (21.62%) SQL
14 15 (20.27%) Perl
15 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
15 14 (18.92%) Coaching
16 13 (17.57%) Blog
16 13 (17.57%) Oracle
17 12 (16.22%) OO
17 12 (16.22%) OpenStack
18 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
18 11 (14.86%) C++

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (16.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) SNMP
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.35%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) 802.11
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) MySQL
2 27 (36.49%) MongoDB
3 25 (33.78%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (29.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.76%) CouchDB
6 5 (6.76%) MariaDB
6 5 (6.76%) Neo4j
6 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Selenium
3 6 (8.11%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) GCC
5 4 (5.41%) LLVM
5 4 (5.41%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.35%) NUnit
8 1 (1.35%) jMock
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.35%) Mockito
8 1 (1.35%) TestNG
8 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.35%) GDB
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Games
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Developer
9 4 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.41%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Junior
11 2 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Python Software Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) HTML
2 23 (31.08%) jQuery
3 21 (28.38%) CSS
4 20 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (12.16%) HTML5
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 5 (6.76%) POSIX
7 5 (6.76%) REST
8 4 (5.41%) Django
8 4 (5.41%) J2EE
8 4 (5.41%) LAMP
9 2 (2.70%) Twisted
9 2 (2.70%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 2 (2.70%) JavaSpaces
9 2 (2.70%) Dojo
9 2 (2.70%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.70%) XML
9 2 (2.70%) gevent
9 2 (2.70%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.30%) Computer Science
2 22 (29.73%) Algorithms
3 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
4 13 (17.57%) Blog
5 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (9.46%) Physics
7 6 (8.11%) Informatics
7 6 (8.11%) GIS
7 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) Statistics
9 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (4.05%) User Experience
10 3 (4.05%) NHS
10 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.70%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
12 1 (1.35%) DTV
12 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.03%) Mentoring
4 14 (18.92%) Coaching
5 12 (16.22%) OO
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) Kanban
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) Hidden Markov Model
8 5 (6.76%) Game Theory
8 5 (6.76%) Gibbs Sampling
8 5 (6.76%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 5 (6.76%) OOD
8 5 (6.76%) UML
8 5 (6.76%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.49%) Ruby
4 25 (33.78%) Java
5 22 (29.73%) C
6 16 (21.62%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) Perl
8 11 (14.86%) C++
9 8 (10.81%) Go
10 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.76%) Haskell
11 5 (6.76%) R
12 2 (2.70%) Scala
12 2 (2.70%) Erlang
12 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.35%) Rust
13 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.35%) PHP
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) KVM
2 8 (10.81%) Docker
3 5 (6.76%) LXC
3 5 (6.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Xen
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) QEMU
5 2 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Mesos
2 2 (2.70%) Nagios
2 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Pegasus
4 3 (4.05%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Veeam
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Marketo
6 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.35%) Perforce
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
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