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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 71 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 37 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 2.90% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.48% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 22
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,299 £38,245 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1067 1177 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.40% 83.24% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 866 999 1268
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 35 (47.30%) C++
3 32 (43.24%) Linux
4 29 (39.19%) Java
5 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
6 27 (36.49%) Perl
6 27 (36.49%) Python
7 25 (33.78%) HTML
7 25 (33.78%) Degree
8 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.03%) XML
10 18 (24.32%) SQL
11 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
11 17 (22.97%) C#
11 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
12 15 (20.27%) SOAP
13 14 (18.92%) JDBC
13 14 (18.92%) JSP
13 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.92%) J2EE
13 14 (18.92%) Client/Server
13 14 (18.92%) Eclipse
13 14 (18.92%) Shell Script
13 14 (18.92%) Physics
13 14 (18.92%) Algorithms
13 14 (18.92%) SDLC
13 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
14 13 (17.57%) Open Source Development
14 13 (17.57%) CSS

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 (2.70%) Apache
1 2 (2.70%) CMS
1 2 (2.70%) nginx
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) GitHub
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) VPN
2 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) OSPF
3 5 (6.76%) SNMP
4 3 (4.05%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) GIS
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Eclipse
1 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.51%) Selenium
4 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.11%) JUnit
4 6 (8.11%) NUnit
5 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.76%) Maven
6 4 (5.41%) gulp
7 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.70%) Grunt
8 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.35%) Hudson
9 1 (1.35%) JIRA
9 1 (1.35%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (9.46%) Marketing
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Computer Scientist
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) C Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Embedded C Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Embedded Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) HTML
2 20 (27.03%) XML
3 15 (20.27%) SOAP
4 14 (18.92%) J2EE
4 14 (18.92%) JDBC
4 14 (18.92%) JSP
5 13 (17.57%) CSS
6 11 (14.86%) Web Services
7 7 (9.46%) jQuery
8 6 (8.11%) Gherkin
8 6 (8.11%) RESTful
9 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.41%) MyBatis
10 4 (5.41%) Sass
11 3 (4.05%) .NET
12 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.70%) HTML5
12 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.70%) LESS
12 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
4 14 (18.92%) Algorithms
4 14 (18.92%) Client/Server
4 14 (18.92%) Physics
5 9 (12.16%) Biology
6 8 (10.81%) Informatics
7 5 (6.76%) PMI
8 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.70%) User Experience
10 1 (1.35%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.35%) Life Science
10 1 (1.35%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) SDLC
3 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 13 (17.57%) Open Source Development
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.16%) Bioinformatics
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) API Testing
8 6 (8.11%) BDD
8 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) Logistics
9 5 (6.76%) Online Marketing
10 4 (5.41%) Content Management
10 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.41%) TDD
11 3 (4.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) C++
2 29 (39.19%) Java
3 27 (36.49%) Perl
3 27 (36.49%) Python
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) C#
5 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.92%) Shell Script
7 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.46%) Ruby
9 5 (6.76%) C
10 3 (4.05%) PHP
11 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.35%) R
12 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCSD
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) pfSense
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) iptables
2 1 (1.35%) Postfix
2 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Nagios
2 5 (6.76%) Cacti
2 5 (6.76%) RANCID
2 5 (6.76%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Cisco
1 5 (6.76%) F5
1 5 (6.76%) Juniper
1 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
1 5 (6.76%) Splunk
1 5 (6.76%) Sun
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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