The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 61 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 62 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.50% 3.14% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.84% 9.68% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 46
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 537 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.54% 32.41% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 528 454 560
Average salary £39,420 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 49 (55.06%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.20%) Python
4 32 (35.96%) HTML
5 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
6 29 (32.58%) CSS
6 29 (32.58%) Ruby
7 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
8 26 (29.21%) Java
9 25 (28.09%) C
10 24 (26.97%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (25.84%) MySQL
12 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
13 20 (22.47%) C++
13 20 (22.47%) Perl
13 20 (22.47%) Windows
14 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
14 19 (21.35%) jQuery
14 19 (21.35%) NoSQL
15 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
16 17 (19.10%) Degree
17 16 (17.98%) Django
18 14 (15.73%) Android
19 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
19 13 (14.61%) Node.js
19 13 (14.61%) Project Management
19 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
19 13 (14.61%) OO
20 12 (13.48%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (14.61%) Node.js
2 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) SaaS
2 6 (6.74%) PaaS
2 6 (6.74%) IaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Wireless
2 7 (7.87%) LAN
2 7 (7.87%) WAN
2 7 (7.87%) Internet
3 6 (6.74%) SSH
3 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) SAN
5 1 (1.12%) 3G
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) SSL
5 1 (1.12%) UMTS
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) GSM
5 1 (1.12%) 2G
5 1 (1.12%) SS7
5 1 (1.12%) NGN
5 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) MySQL
2 19 (21.35%) NoSQL
3 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.37%) SQLite
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.37%) Xcode
3 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.25%) TestNG
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Grunt
4 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.12%) LLVM
4 1 (1.12%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.12%) GCC
4 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Web Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Django Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) HTML
2 29 (32.58%) CSS
3 24 (26.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (21.35%) jQuery
5 16 (17.98%) Django
6 12 (13.48%) Web Services
7 8 (8.99%) XML
8 7 (7.87%) HTML5
9 6 (6.74%) JSON
9 6 (6.74%) Spring
9 6 (6.74%) SOAP
10 5 (5.62%) J2EE
10 5 (5.62%) RESTful
10 5 (5.62%) REST
11 4 (4.49%) WebKit
11 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (4.49%) OpenID
11 4 (4.49%) OAuth
11 4 (4.49%) OpenGL
11 4 (4.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.36%) Blog
4 8 (8.99%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.87%) Device Driver
6 6 (6.74%) iPhone
7 5 (5.62%) PKI
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (4.49%) Biology
8 4 (4.49%) Robotics
8 4 (4.49%) IPTV
8 4 (4.49%) Cryptography
8 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.37%) ASIC
9 3 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (2.25%) Social Media
10 2 (2.25%) Informatics
10 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
10 2 (2.25%) MPEG
11 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.06%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Windows
3 14 (15.73%) Android
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.87%) UNIX
7 6 (6.74%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (6.74%) Solaris
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.61%) Project Management
3 13 (14.61%) OO
4 11 (12.36%) Scrum
4 11 (12.36%) Product Management
5 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.99%) Validation
7 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.74%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.74%) Content Management
7 6 (6.74%) OOD
7 6 (6.74%) ITIL
8 5 (5.62%) DevOps
8 5 (5.62%) Information Security
8 5 (5.62%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.49%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.49%) BDD
9 4 (4.49%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) Python
2 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.58%) Ruby
4 26 (29.21%) Java
5 25 (28.09%) C
6 20 (22.47%) C++
6 20 (22.47%) Perl
7 11 (12.36%) PHP
8 7 (7.87%) SQL
9 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.74%) C#
10 4 (4.49%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.49%) Tcl
10 4 (4.49%) VB
10 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) CISSP
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) JTAG
1 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) KVM
4 1 (1.12%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) OpenSSO
3 4 (4.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) VMware
3 9 (10.11%) Red Gate
4 6 (6.74%) Apple
4 6 (6.74%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Dell
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle
5 5 (5.62%) CA
6 2 (2.25%) Zend
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) Coverity
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