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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 74 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.65% 2.96% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.45% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,250 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
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
989 1245 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 85.68% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1047 1223
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 26 June 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (47.83%) Python
2 32 (46.38%) Linux
2 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
3 31 (44.93%) C++
4 29 (42.03%) Perl
5 25 (36.23%) Java
6 21 (30.43%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
8 17 (24.64%) Degree
8 17 (24.64%) C#
8 17 (24.64%) XML
9 14 (20.29%) SQL
9 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
10 13 (18.84%) Algorithms
10 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
10 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
11 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.94%) SOAP
13 10 (14.49%) CSS
13 10 (14.49%) JDBC
13 10 (14.49%) JSP
13 10 (14.49%) J2EE
13 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
13 10 (14.49%) Client/Server
13 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
13 10 (14.49%) Physics
13 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing

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 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) GitHub
2 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) VPN
2 5 (7.25%) WAN
2 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
3 4 (5.80%) OSPF
3 4 (5.80%) SNMP
4 2 (2.90%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.04%) Selenium
4 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.14%) JUnit
5 7 (10.14%) NUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) gulp
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.80%) Banking
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
1 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Computer Scientist
6 8 (11.59%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Graduate
10 3 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) HTML
2 17 (24.64%) XML
3 11 (15.94%) SOAP
4 10 (14.49%) CSS
4 10 (14.49%) J2EE
4 10 (14.49%) JDBC
4 10 (14.49%) JSP
5 8 (11.59%) Web Services
6 7 (10.14%) Gherkin
6 7 (10.14%) RESTful
7 4 (5.80%) MyBatis
8 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.90%) jQuery
8 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.90%) LESS
8 2 (2.90%) REST
8 2 (2.90%) Sass
9 1 (1.45%) LAMP
9 1 (1.45%) STL
9 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (18.84%) Algorithms
3 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.49%) Client/Server
4 10 (14.49%) Physics
5 8 (11.59%) Biology
5 8 (11.59%) Informatics
6 4 (5.80%) PMI
6 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Debian
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.49%) Open Source Development
4 10 (14.49%) SDLC
4 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.59%) Bioinformatics
5 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.14%) API Testing
6 7 (10.14%) BDD
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
6 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Logistics
7 4 (5.80%) Online Marketing
7 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 3 (4.35%) CAD
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Python
2 31 (44.93%) C++
3 29 (42.03%) Perl
4 25 (36.23%) Java
5 17 (24.64%) C#
6 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
6 14 (20.29%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
8 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
9 9 (13.04%) Ruby
10 5 (7.25%) C
11 2 (2.90%) PHP
11 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCSD
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) pfSense
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) iptables
2 1 (1.45%) Postfix
2 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Nagios
2 4 (5.80%) Cacti
2 4 (5.80%) RANCID
2 4 (5.80%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Cisco
1 4 (5.80%) F5
1 4 (5.80%) Juniper
1 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
1 4 (5.80%) Splunk
1 4 (5.80%) Sun
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
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