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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 40 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.02% 2.52% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.25% 5.53% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 31 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 £30,400 £37,500 £27,930
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £47,800
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
849 669 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.02% 45.60% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 527 847
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 71 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) Linux
2 63 (43.15%) Software Engineering
3 61 (41.78%) JavaScript
4 55 (37.67%) Python
5 50 (34.25%) Ruby
6 48 (32.88%) HTML
7 47 (32.19%) Computer Science
8 46 (31.51%) CSS
9 44 (30.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 42 (28.77%) C
11 39 (26.71%) NoSQL
12 38 (26.03%) MySQL
13 37 (25.34%) MongoDB
14 35 (23.97%) Java
15 34 (23.29%) Degree
16 32 (21.92%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (18.49%) Project Management
18 26 (17.81%) jQuery
19 25 (17.12%) Node.js
19 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
19 25 (17.12%) SQL
20 24 (16.44%) Algorithms
21 22 (15.07%) Windows
22 21 (14.38%) Django
23 20 (13.70%) C++
24 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
25 18 (12.33%) Automated Testing
26 17 (11.64%) Android
27 16 (10.96%) Product Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (17.12%) Node.js
2 8 (5.48%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.74%) nginx
4 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) MS Office
2 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) SaaS
2 7 (4.79%) IaaS
2 7 (4.79%) PaaS
3 4 (2.74%) Joyent
3 4 (2.74%) GitHub
4 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) SNMP
2 9 (6.16%) Wireless
3 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.48%) HTTP
3 8 (5.48%) SSH
4 7 (4.79%) WAN
4 7 (4.79%) LAN
5 6 (4.11%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.11%) Internet
6 4 (2.74%) SAN
6 4 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.74%) NAS
6 4 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.37%) IPsec
7 2 (1.37%) 2G
7 2 (1.37%) 3G
7 2 (1.37%) IPv6
7 2 (1.37%) GSM
7 2 (1.37%) SMTP
7 2 (1.37%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.71%) NoSQL
2 38 (26.03%) MySQL
3 37 (25.34%) MongoDB
4 32 (21.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.74%) Big Data
5 4 (2.74%) Redis
5 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.05%) SQLite
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Bugzilla
3 6 (4.11%) JUnit
3 6 (4.11%) LLVM
3 6 (4.11%) GCC
4 5 (3.42%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.42%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) Selenium
4 5 (3.42%) TestNG
5 4 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.05%) Maven
6 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.05%) Xcode
6 3 (2.05%) Subversion
7 2 (1.37%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.42%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.37%) Games
5 2 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (45.89%) Developer
2 32 (21.92%) Software Engineer
3 27 (18.49%) Web Developer
4 25 (17.12%) Analyst
5 11 (7.53%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.16%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (5.48%) C++ Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Product Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Graduate
7 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.88%) HTML
2 46 (31.51%) CSS
3 44 (30.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 26 (17.81%) jQuery
5 21 (14.38%) Django
6 11 (7.53%) Web Services
7 10 (6.85%) HTML5
8 8 (5.48%) Dojo
8 8 (5.48%) JSON
8 8 (5.48%) REST
9 7 (4.79%) CSS3
9 7 (4.79%) XML
10 5 (3.42%) RESTful
10 5 (3.42%) Ajax
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE
12 3 (2.05%) Android SDK
12 3 (2.05%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (2.05%) UIKit
12 3 (2.05%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.19%) Computer Science
2 24 (16.44%) Algorithms
3 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.27%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.27%) Device Driver
5 13 (8.90%) Blog
6 12 (8.22%) User Experience
7 10 (6.85%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.48%) Informatics
9 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.42%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.42%) PKI
11 4 (2.74%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (2.74%) Physics
11 4 (2.74%) Statistics
12 2 (1.37%) iPhone
12 2 (1.37%) Biology
12 2 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.15%) Linux
2 22 (15.07%) Windows
3 17 (11.64%) Android
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone
6 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.42%) Solaris
7 5 (3.42%) UNIX
8 3 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) Software Engineering
3 27 (18.49%) Project Management
4 18 (12.33%) Automated Testing
5 16 (10.96%) Product Management
6 13 (8.90%) OO
7 12 (8.22%) Scrum
8 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.16%) BDD
10 8 (5.48%) Validation
10 8 (5.48%) TDD
10 8 (5.48%) Line Management
11 7 (4.79%) Analytics
11 7 (4.79%) ITIL
11 7 (4.79%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.11%) UML
12 6 (4.11%) Web Development
12 6 (4.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.11%) Memory Management
12 6 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.78%) JavaScript
2 55 (37.67%) Python
3 50 (34.25%) Ruby
4 42 (28.77%) C
5 35 (23.97%) Java
6 25 (17.12%) SQL
7 20 (13.70%) C++
8 9 (6.16%) Perl
8 9 (6.16%) PHP
9 7 (4.79%) C#
10 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.42%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.74%) R
12 3 (2.05%) Scala
12 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.37%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.68%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) CISSP
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.74%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) KVM
1 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.48%) Xen
2 8 (5.48%) XenServer
3 7 (4.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.11%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) VMware
3 8 (5.48%) Citrix
4 7 (4.79%) Red Gate
4 7 (4.79%) Apple
4 7 (4.79%) HP
4 7 (4.79%) Dell
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle
5 5 (3.42%) CA
6 3 (2.05%) Zend
7 2 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) Coverity
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Collabora Ltd
Salary: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago