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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 41 72 107
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 83 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.75% 2.26% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.88% 5.01% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
840 699 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.11% 45.04% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 593 572 822
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.74%) Linux
3 54 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 50 (38.76%) Python
5 49 (37.98%) Ruby
6 47 (36.43%) Software Engineering
7 44 (34.11%) HTML
8 43 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 42 (32.56%) Computer Science
10 40 (31.01%) CSS
11 37 (28.68%) C
12 35 (27.13%) MySQL
13 32 (24.81%) MongoDB
13 32 (24.81%) NoSQL
14 30 (23.26%) Degree
15 29 (22.48%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (20.16%) Project Management
16 26 (20.16%) Java
17 23 (17.83%) Windows
17 23 (17.83%) jQuery
17 23 (17.83%) Algorithms
18 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
19 21 (16.28%) Node.js
19 21 (16.28%) Django
20 18 (13.95%) Android
20 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (12.40%) C++
22 15 (11.63%) SQL
22 15 (11.63%) Automated Testing
23 14 (10.85%) Product Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (16.28%) Node.js
2 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.10%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.78%) InDesign
4 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) SaaS
2 7 (5.43%) PaaS
2 7 (5.43%) IaaS
3 4 (3.10%) Joyent
3 4 (3.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Wireless
2 8 (6.20%) SNMP
3 7 (5.43%) WAN
3 7 (5.43%) LAN
4 6 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.65%) HTTP
4 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.65%) SSH
5 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.33%) NAS
5 3 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.33%) SAN
5 3 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (1.55%) 3G
6 2 (1.55%) GSM
6 2 (1.55%) UMTS
6 2 (1.55%) 2G
6 2 (1.55%) LTE
6 2 (1.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) MySQL
2 32 (24.81%) MongoDB
2 32 (24.81%) NoSQL
3 29 (22.48%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) Redis
6 3 (2.33%) SQLite
7 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.88%) LLVM
2 5 (3.88%) GCC
2 5 (3.88%) Bugzilla
2 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Xcode
3 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.55%) JUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (1.55%) JIRA
4 2 (1.55%) Selenium
4 2 (1.55%) TestNG
4 2 (1.55%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.78%) Grunt
General
1 13 (10.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (47.29%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Web Developer
3 22 (17.05%) Software Engineer
4 20 (15.50%) Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Product Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.88%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.10%) Graduate
10 4 (3.10%) Statistician
10 4 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.11%) HTML
2 43 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 40 (31.01%) CSS
4 23 (17.83%) jQuery
5 21 (16.28%) Django
6 10 (7.75%) JSON
6 10 (7.75%) Web Services
7 7 (5.43%) HTML5
8 6 (4.65%) Dojo
8 6 (4.65%) REST
8 6 (4.65%) RESTful
9 5 (3.88%) Spring
10 4 (3.10%) XML
10 4 (3.10%) J2EE
10 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.10%) CSS3
10 4 (3.10%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (2.33%) UIKit
11 3 (2.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.83%) Algorithms
3 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.85%) Device Driver
5 13 (10.08%) Mathematics
5 13 (10.08%) Blog
6 11 (8.53%) User Experience
7 9 (6.98%) Mobile App
8 8 (6.20%) Informatics
9 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
9 6 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.88%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.88%) PKI
11 4 (3.10%) Statistics
11 4 (3.10%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (3.10%) Physics
11 4 (3.10%) Biology
11 4 (3.10%) Robotics
11 4 (3.10%) iPhone
12 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (45.74%) Linux
2 23 (17.83%) Windows
3 18 (13.95%) Android
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.43%) Windows Phone
6 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.88%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (3.88%) Solaris
8 2 (1.55%) UNIX
8 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.43%) Software Engineering
3 26 (20.16%) Project Management
4 15 (11.63%) Automated Testing
5 14 (10.85%) Product Management
6 12 (9.30%) OO
7 8 (6.20%) Line Management
7 8 (6.20%) Validation
7 8 (6.20%) Scrum
8 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.43%) ITIL
8 7 (5.43%) Analytics
9 6 (4.65%) DevOps
9 6 (4.65%) UML
9 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.88%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.88%) Information Security
10 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 50 (38.76%) Python
3 49 (37.98%) Ruby
4 37 (28.68%) C
5 26 (20.16%) Java
6 16 (12.40%) C++
7 15 (11.63%) SQL
8 12 (9.30%) Perl
9 8 (6.20%) PHP
10 7 (5.43%) C#
11 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.88%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.10%) R
14 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.55%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (23.26%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) CISSP
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.10%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.75%) KVM
3 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.65%) Xen
4 6 (4.65%) XenServer
5 5 (3.88%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.08%) VMware
3 7 (5.43%) Red Gate
3 7 (5.43%) HP
3 7 (5.43%) Dell
3 7 (5.43%) Apple
4 6 (4.65%) Citrix
5 5 (3.88%) CA
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) Zend
6 2 (1.55%) Coverity
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + share options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Top Base + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: From £30,196 to £38,088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago