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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 82 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 2.91% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.34% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 43
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%

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
952 1229 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.08% 87.29% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 830 981 1068
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 34 (47.22%) Python
2 31 (43.06%) Linux
3 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 26 (36.11%) C++
5 24 (33.33%) Java
6 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (27.78%) C#
7 20 (27.78%) Windows
7 20 (27.78%) Degree
8 19 (26.39%) HTML
9 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
10 16 (22.22%) C
10 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.83%) Finance
12 14 (19.44%) CSS
12 14 (19.44%) Web Services
12 14 (19.44%) PHP
13 13 (18.06%) User Experience
14 12 (16.67%) Ruby
15 11 (15.28%) MySQL
15 11 (15.28%) Wireless
16 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
16 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
16 10 (13.89%) Selenium
16 10 (13.89%) JIRA
16 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (12.50%) GitHub
18 8 (11.11%) XML
18 8 (11.11%) SQL
18 8 (11.11%) JUnit

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 5 (6.94%) WordPress
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) nginx
2 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) GitHub
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Office 365
4 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.78%) Google Play
6 1 (1.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.39%) PaaS
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Wireless
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
2 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
3 3 (4.17%) SSL
3 3 (4.17%) WPA
4 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) IMAP
5 1 (1.39%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.39%) Skype
5 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
1 10 (13.89%) Selenium
2 8 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (9.72%) Subversion
4 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.94%) NUnit
5 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.17%) Buildbot
6 3 (4.17%) GCC
6 3 (4.17%) TestNG
7 2 (2.78%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.78%) AppVeyor
7 2 (2.78%) Gradle
7 2 (2.78%) JBehave
7 2 (2.78%) Mockito
7 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.78%) RSpec
7 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Publishing
4 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.56%) Games
6 2 (2.78%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Graduate
4 11 (15.28%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) UI Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 14 (19.44%) CSS
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 8 (11.11%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
5 5 (6.94%) HTML5
5 5 (6.94%) JSON
5 5 (6.94%) MFC
5 5 (6.94%) Qt
5 5 (6.94%) Qt Quick
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.17%) LAMP
6 3 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.17%) LLVM
6 3 (4.17%) RESTful
6 3 (4.17%) SAML
7 2 (2.78%) Ajax
7 2 (2.78%) J2SE
7 2 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.06%) User Experience
3 8 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.94%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.94%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.56%) Physics
7 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.78%) Biology
8 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.78%) Fintech
8 2 (2.78%) Informatics
8 2 (2.78%) iPad
8 2 (2.78%) iPhone
8 2 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) Unix
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.11%) Presales
3 8 (11.11%) Web Development
4 7 (9.72%) DevOps
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) MVC
5 6 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Open Source Development
5 6 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 6 (8.33%) SDLC
5 6 (8.33%) Service Management
5 6 (8.33%) SOA
5 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.94%) API Testing
6 5 (6.94%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Python
2 26 (36.11%) C++
3 24 (33.33%) Java
4 20 (27.78%) C#
5 16 (22.22%) C
5 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 14 (19.44%) PHP
7 12 (16.67%) Ruby
8 8 (11.11%) SQL
9 5 (6.94%) Perl
10 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.39%) R
13 1 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Firmware
2 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) NFS
3 4 (5.56%) Samba
4 3 (4.17%) KVM
4 3 (4.17%) QEMU
5 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) Ansible
2 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.39%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) VMware
2 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Apple
3 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.39%) Dell
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.39%) Talend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £38989 - £49602 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 25 days ago