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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 48 70 97
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 72 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.20% 2.81% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.52% 5.98% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 23
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
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
845 702 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.33% 46.89% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 607 549 820
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 25 November 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 78 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.38%) Software Engineering
3 61 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 60 (39.74%) Linux
5 52 (34.44%) Python
6 49 (32.45%) HTML
6 49 (32.45%) CSS
7 47 (31.13%) Ruby
8 46 (30.46%) Ruby on Rails
9 42 (27.81%) NoSQL
10 41 (27.15%) MongoDB
11 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
12 39 (25.83%) Degree
12 39 (25.83%) C
13 37 (24.50%) MySQL
14 34 (22.52%) Java
14 34 (22.52%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (20.53%) SQL
16 27 (17.88%) Node.js
17 26 (17.22%) jQuery
17 26 (17.22%) Project Management
18 25 (16.56%) Windows
19 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
19 24 (15.89%) Algorithms
20 22 (14.57%) Django
21 21 (13.91%) Android
21 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (11.92%) C++
23 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
23 17 (11.26%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 27 (17.88%) Node.js
2 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.30%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.65%) nginx
5 3 (1.99%) Lync
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) MS Office
2 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) SaaS
2 9 (5.96%) PaaS
2 9 (5.96%) IaaS
3 5 (3.31%) GitHub
4 4 (2.65%) Joyent
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) SNMP
1 13 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.96%) LAN
2 9 (5.96%) WAN
2 9 (5.96%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) Internet
3 7 (4.64%) Wireless
4 6 (3.97%) SSH
4 6 (3.97%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.65%) SAN
5 4 (2.65%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.65%) NAS
5 4 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.99%) Firewall
6 3 (1.99%) VoIP
6 3 (1.99%) VPN
7 2 (1.32%) DNS
7 2 (1.32%) IPv6
7 2 (1.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.81%) NoSQL
2 41 (27.15%) MongoDB
3 37 (24.50%) MySQL
4 34 (22.52%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.65%) Redis
6 3 (1.99%) Big Data
6 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.62%) Selenium
3 8 (5.30%) JIRA
3 8 (5.30%) JUnit
4 7 (4.64%) TestNG
4 7 (4.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.97%) GCC
5 6 (3.97%) LLVM
5 6 (3.97%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.31%) Maven
7 4 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.32%) Subversion
8 2 (1.32%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.66%) Behat
9 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (9.27%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (43.05%) Developer
2 33 (21.85%) Software Engineer
3 32 (21.19%) Analyst
4 30 (19.87%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.28%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Graduate
8 9 (5.96%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) C++ Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.64%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) IT Support
11 5 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.45%) CSS
1 49 (32.45%) HTML
2 46 (30.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (17.22%) jQuery
4 22 (14.57%) Django
5 9 (5.96%) Dojo
6 8 (5.30%) HTML5
6 8 (5.30%) Web Services
6 8 (5.30%) CSS3
7 7 (4.64%) XML
8 6 (3.97%) REST
9 5 (3.31%) JSON
10 4 (2.65%) RESTful
11 3 (1.99%) .NET
12 2 (1.32%) Flash
12 2 (1.32%) Middleware
12 2 (1.32%) Ajax
12 2 (1.32%) GStreamer
12 2 (1.32%) Qt
12 2 (1.32%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.89%) Algorithms
3 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.60%) Device Driver
5 14 (9.27%) Mathematics
6 13 (8.61%) Blog
7 12 (7.95%) User Experience
7 12 (7.95%) Mobile App
8 10 (6.62%) Informatics
9 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.31%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (2.65%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (2.65%) Physics
11 4 (2.65%) Statistics
12 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.66%) Robotics
13 1 (0.66%) Biology
13 1 (0.66%) Ontologies
13 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.74%) Linux
2 25 (16.56%) Windows
3 21 (13.91%) Android
4 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.62%) UNIX
5 10 (6.62%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.96%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.38%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.22%) Project Management
4 17 (11.26%) Automated Testing
5 15 (9.93%) Product Management
6 14 (9.27%) TDD
6 14 (9.27%) Scrum
7 12 (7.95%) Asset Management
7 12 (7.95%) ITIL
7 12 (7.95%) BDD
8 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.96%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.96%) Line Management
10 8 (5.30%) User Stories
10 8 (5.30%) OO
11 7 (4.64%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.64%) Manual Testing
11 7 (4.64%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.64%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (3.97%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 52 (34.44%) Python
3 47 (31.13%) Ruby
4 39 (25.83%) C
5 34 (22.52%) Java
6 31 (20.53%) SQL
7 18 (11.92%) C++
8 7 (4.64%) Perl
8 7 (4.64%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.65%) R
10 3 (1.99%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.99%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.32%) C#
11 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.32%) Tcl
12 1 (0.66%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 39 (25.83%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.66%) CISSP
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.96%) KVM
3 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.30%) XenServer
4 8 (5.30%) Xen
5 6 (3.97%) QEMU
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.60%) VMware
3 9 (5.96%) HP
3 9 (5.96%) Dell
3 9 (5.96%) Apple
3 9 (5.96%) Red Gate
4 8 (5.30%) Citrix
5 6 (3.97%) Oracle
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco
7 2 (1.32%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) Coverity
8 1 (0.66%) Zend
8 1 (0.66%) CA
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Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £60k DoE + top benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum plus team bonus !
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Salary: Competitive depending on experience
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Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
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