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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 50 63 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 68 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.86% 3.23% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.95% 6.78% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 22
Average salary £38,000 £48,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +26.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
855 693 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.58% 47.60% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 546 698
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.33%) Software Engineering
3 59 (39.33%) JavaScript
4 57 (38.00%) Linux
5 47 (31.33%) Python
5 47 (31.33%) Ruby
5 47 (31.33%) HTML
5 47 (31.33%) CSS
6 46 (30.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 42 (28.00%) NoSQL
8 41 (27.33%) MongoDB
9 40 (26.67%) C
10 38 (25.33%) MySQL
10 38 (25.33%) Computer Science
11 37 (24.67%) Degree
12 34 (22.67%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (22.67%) Java
13 33 (22.00%) SQL
14 28 (18.67%) Project Management
15 25 (16.67%) Node.js
16 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
16 24 (16.00%) jQuery
16 24 (16.00%) Windows
17 23 (15.33%) Android
17 23 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (14.00%) Algorithms
19 20 (13.33%) Django
20 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (12.67%) VMware
21 18 (12.00%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.67%) nginx
5 3 (2.00%) Lync
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Office
2 14 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) SaaS
2 10 (6.67%) PaaS
2 10 (6.67%) IaaS
3 5 (3.33%) GitHub
4 4 (2.67%) Joyent
5 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.67%) SNMP
3 10 (6.67%) LAN
3 10 (6.67%) WAN
4 9 (6.00%) HTTP
5 7 (4.67%) Internet
6 6 (4.00%) Wireless
7 5 (3.33%) SSH
7 5 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.67%) SAN
8 4 (2.67%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.67%) NAS
8 4 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.00%) Firewall
9 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.00%) VoIP
9 3 (2.00%) VPN
9 3 (2.00%) DNS
10 2 (1.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 41 (27.33%) MongoDB
3 38 (25.33%) MySQL
4 34 (22.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.67%) Redis
5 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) Big Data
6 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) Selenium
3 8 (5.33%) JIRA
3 8 (5.33%) JUnit
4 7 (4.67%) TestNG
4 7 (4.67%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.00%) GCC
5 6 (4.00%) LLVM
5 6 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.33%) Maven
7 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
9 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.33%) CppUnit
9 2 (1.33%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.67%) Behat
10 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.33%) Electronics
4 2 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (40.67%) Developer
2 35 (23.33%) Analyst
3 30 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 28 (18.67%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.67%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Graduate
9 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) IT Support
10 6 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.33%) CSS
1 47 (31.33%) HTML
2 46 (30.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (16.00%) jQuery
4 20 (13.33%) Django
5 9 (6.00%) Dojo
6 8 (5.33%) HTML5
6 8 (5.33%) Web Services
6 8 (5.33%) CSS3
7 7 (4.67%) XML
8 6 (4.00%) REST
9 5 (3.33%) JSON
10 4 (2.67%) .NET
10 4 (2.67%) RESTful
11 2 (1.33%) FFmpeg
11 2 (1.33%) Flash
11 2 (1.33%) Middleware
11 2 (1.33%) LAMP
11 2 (1.33%) Ajax
11 2 (1.33%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (14.00%) Algorithms
4 16 (10.67%) Device Driver
5 14 (9.33%) User Experience
6 12 (8.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (8.00%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.67%) Informatics
8 8 (5.33%) Blog
9 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.33%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.33%) Physics
11 4 (2.67%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (2.67%) Statistics
12 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.67%) Biology
13 1 (0.67%) Robotics
13 1 (0.67%) Ontologies
13 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.00%) Linux
2 24 (16.00%) Windows
3 23 (15.33%) Android
4 13 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.33%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.67%) Windows Phone
6 10 (6.67%) UNIX
7 5 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.33%) Software Engineering
3 28 (18.67%) Project Management
4 17 (11.33%) Product Management
5 16 (10.67%) Automated Testing
6 14 (9.33%) TDD
6 14 (9.33%) Scrum
6 14 (9.33%) ITIL
7 13 (8.67%) Asset Management
8 12 (8.00%) BDD
9 10 (6.67%) Line Management
9 10 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.33%) OO
11 8 (5.33%) User Stories
12 7 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (4.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (4.67%) Manual Testing
12 7 (4.67%) Software Testing
13 6 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.33%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.33%) Python
2 47 (31.33%) Ruby
3 40 (26.67%) C
4 34 (22.67%) Java
5 33 (22.00%) SQL
6 15 (10.00%) C++
7 8 (5.33%) Perl
8 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.67%) R
10 3 (2.00%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) PHP
11 2 (1.33%) C#
11 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.33%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.33%) Tcl
12 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) Erlang
12 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (24.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) PhD
2 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.00%) XenServer
5 8 (5.33%) Xen
5 8 (5.33%) KVM
6 6 (4.00%) QEMU
7 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) VMware
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.67%) HP
3 10 (6.67%) Dell
3 10 (6.67%) Apple
3 10 (6.67%) Red Gate
4 9 (6.00%) Citrix
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco
6 3 (2.00%) Google
7 2 (1.33%) Coverity
8 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.67%) Marketo
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
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