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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 82 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.66% 2.24% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.75% 5.18% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 19
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
841 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.84% 43.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 601 565 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
2 54 (44.63%) Linux
3 49 (40.50%) Python
3 49 (40.50%) Ruby
4 44 (36.36%) HTML
5 43 (35.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 42 (34.71%) Software Engineering
7 40 (33.06%) CSS
8 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
9 35 (28.93%) MySQL
10 32 (26.45%) C
10 32 (26.45%) MongoDB
10 32 (26.45%) NoSQL
11 29 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (20.66%) Project Management
12 25 (20.66%) Degree
13 23 (19.01%) jQuery
13 23 (19.01%) Java
14 22 (18.18%) Windows
15 21 (17.36%) Django
15 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
15 21 (17.36%) Node.js
16 17 (14.05%) Android
16 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (13.22%) C++
18 15 (12.40%) Automated Testing
19 13 (10.74%) Mathematics
19 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (10.74%) Blog

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.36%) Node.js
2 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) nginx
3 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Office
2 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) PaaS
2 7 (5.79%) IaaS
3 4 (3.31%) Joyent
3 4 (3.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Wireless
2 8 (6.61%) SNMP
3 7 (5.79%) LAN
3 7 (5.79%) WAN
4 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.96%) HTTP
4 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.96%) SSH
5 3 (2.48%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) 3G
6 2 (1.65%) UMTS
6 2 (1.65%) 2G
6 2 (1.65%) LTE
6 2 (1.65%) GSM
6 2 (1.65%) 4G
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) MySQL
2 32 (26.45%) MongoDB
2 32 (26.45%) NoSQL
3 29 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.31%) Redis
6 3 (2.48%) SQLite
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.31%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.31%) LLVM
2 4 (3.31%) GCC
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.48%) Xcode
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) JIRA
4 2 (1.65%) Selenium
4 2 (1.65%) TestNG
4 2 (1.65%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.65%) JUnit
4 2 (1.65%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.83%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.92%) Telecoms
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Web Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Product Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Statistician
9 4 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) HTML
2 43 (35.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 40 (33.06%) CSS
4 23 (19.01%) jQuery
5 21 (17.36%) Django
6 10 (8.26%) JSON
7 9 (7.44%) Web Services
8 7 (5.79%) HTML5
9 6 (4.96%) RESTful
9 6 (4.96%) REST
9 6 (4.96%) Dojo
10 5 (4.13%) Spring
11 4 (3.31%) XML
11 4 (3.31%) J2EE
11 4 (3.31%) CSS3
11 4 (3.31%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.48%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.48%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (2.48%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.74%) Blog
3 13 (10.74%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.09%) User Experience
5 9 (7.44%) Device Driver
6 8 (6.61%) Informatics
6 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.13%) PKI
8 5 (4.13%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.13%) Statistics
9 4 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (3.31%) iPhone
9 4 (3.31%) Physics
9 4 (3.31%) Biology
9 4 (3.31%) Robotics
10 2 (1.65%) IPTV
10 2 (1.65%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.63%) Linux
2 22 (18.18%) Windows
3 17 (14.05%) Android
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
7 5 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.48%) UNIX
9 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.71%) Software Engineering
3 25 (20.66%) Project Management
4 15 (12.40%) Automated Testing
5 13 (10.74%) Product Management
6 11 (9.09%) OO
7 8 (6.61%) Validation
7 8 (6.61%) Line Management
8 7 (5.79%) Analytics
8 7 (5.79%) Scrum
8 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.79%) ITIL
9 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) DevOps
10 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.13%) UML
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
11 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.31%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
2 49 (40.50%) Python
2 49 (40.50%) Ruby
3 32 (26.45%) C
4 23 (19.01%) Java
5 16 (13.22%) C++
6 13 (10.74%) Perl
7 12 (9.92%) SQL
8 8 (6.61%) PHP
9 7 (5.79%) C#
9 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.13%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.31%) R
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) CISSP
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) KVM
3 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.31%) QEMU
5 2 (1.65%) Xen
5 2 (1.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
1 13 (10.74%) VMware
2 7 (5.79%) HP
2 7 (5.79%) Dell
2 7 (5.79%) Apple
2 7 (5.79%) Red Gate
3 5 (4.13%) CA
4 2 (1.65%) Citrix
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) Zend
4 2 (1.65%) Coverity
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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