The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 67 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.83% 2.49% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 3.02% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 66
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1226 1457 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1174 1189
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 June 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Computer Science
3 37 (50.00%) Degree
4 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 32 (43.24%) Linux
5 30 (40.54%) Java
6 28 (37.84%) Python
6 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
6 28 (37.84%) jQuery
7 27 (36.49%) HTML
8 24 (32.43%) MySQL
8 24 (32.43%) Ruby
9 23 (31.08%) MongoDB
9 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
10 22 (29.73%) Algorithms
11 21 (28.38%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (27.03%) CSS
12 20 (27.03%) SQL
13 18 (24.32%) Oracle
13 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
14 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
14 17 (22.97%) C
14 17 (22.97%) OO
15 16 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (21.62%) Blog
15 16 (21.62%) Coaching
16 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
16 15 (20.27%) Scrum
17 14 (18.92%) Selenium
17 14 (18.92%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (17.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) SNMP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) 802.11
3 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) MySQL
2 23 (31.08%) MongoDB
3 21 (28.38%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.76%) Neo4j
5 5 (6.76%) MariaDB
5 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) CouchDB
5 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.92%) Selenium
3 11 (14.86%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) GCC
5 4 (5.41%) LLVM
5 4 (5.41%) JUnit
5 4 (5.41%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.70%) NUnit
6 2 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.35%) Mockito
7 1 (1.35%) GDB
7 1 (1.35%) jMock
7 1 (1.35%) TestNG
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Software Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Open Source Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.41%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Junior
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) jQuery
2 27 (36.49%) HTML
3 20 (27.03%) CSS
4 16 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (17.57%) Web Services
6 9 (12.16%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) REST
7 5 (6.76%) POSIX
8 3 (4.05%) J2EE
8 3 (4.05%) XML
8 3 (4.05%) RESTful
9 2 (2.70%) Twisted
9 2 (2.70%) Dojo
9 2 (2.70%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.70%) Akka
9 2 (2.70%) gevent
9 2 (2.70%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.70%) JavaSpaces
9 2 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (52.70%) Computer Science
2 22 (29.73%) Algorithms
3 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
4 16 (21.62%) Blog
5 11 (14.86%) GIS
6 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.11%) Physics
8 5 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) Statistics
8 5 (6.76%) Informatics
8 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.76%) NHS
9 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.35%) Wiki
11 1 (1.35%) DTV
11 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) OpenWrt
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
4 17 (22.97%) OO
5 16 (21.62%) Coaching
6 15 (20.27%) Scrum
7 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.86%) Kanban
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Hidden Markov Model
9 5 (6.76%) Game Theory
9 5 (6.76%) Gibbs Sampling
9 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (6.76%) Memory Management
9 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.76%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 30 (40.54%) Java
3 28 (37.84%) Python
4 24 (32.43%) Ruby
5 20 (27.03%) SQL
6 17 (22.97%) C
7 13 (17.57%) Perl
8 11 (14.86%) C++
9 8 (10.81%) Go
10 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.76%) R
11 5 (6.76%) Haskell
12 2 (2.70%) Erlang
12 2 (2.70%) Scala
13 1 (1.35%) Rust
13 1 (1.35%) PHP
13 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) KVM
2 8 (10.81%) Docker
3 5 (6.76%) LXC
3 5 (6.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Xen
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) QEMU
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
5 2 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Mesos
2 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Pegasus
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) Veeam
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.35%) Perforce
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