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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 82 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.48% 2.35% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.86% 6.74% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 25
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
755 549 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.21% 34.86% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 563 462 607
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 50 (45.05%) JavaScript
2 48 (43.24%) Linux
3 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (41.44%) Ruby
5 45 (40.54%) Python
6 43 (38.74%) HTML
7 40 (36.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 39 (35.14%) CSS
9 36 (32.43%) Software Engineering
10 32 (28.83%) MySQL
10 32 (28.83%) Computer Science
11 30 (27.03%) NoSQL
12 29 (26.13%) MongoDB
13 28 (25.23%) C
14 27 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (20.72%) Project Management
16 22 (19.82%) Java
17 21 (18.92%) Degree
17 21 (18.92%) jQuery
18 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
18 20 (18.02%) Windows
19 19 (17.12%) Django
19 19 (17.12%) Node.js
20 15 (13.51%) C++
20 15 (13.51%) Android
20 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
21 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
22 13 (11.71%) Perl
22 13 (11.71%) VMware
22 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (17.12%) Node.js
2 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) nginx
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.90%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) SaaS
2 7 (6.31%) PaaS
2 7 (6.31%) IaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Joyent
3 3 (2.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Wireless
2 8 (7.21%) SNMP
3 7 (6.31%) LAN
3 7 (6.31%) WAN
4 6 (5.41%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.41%) HTTP
4 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.41%) SSH
5 3 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (1.80%) 3G
6 2 (1.80%) UMTS
6 2 (1.80%) LTE
6 2 (1.80%) 4G
6 2 (1.80%) 2G
6 2 (1.80%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) MySQL
2 30 (27.03%) NoSQL
3 29 (26.13%) MongoDB
4 27 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) Redis
6 3 (2.70%) SQLite
7 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) GCC
3 3 (2.70%) LLVM
3 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.70%) Xcode
4 2 (1.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) Selenium
4 2 (1.80%) TestNG
4 2 (1.80%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.80%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.80%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.90%) Grunt
5 1 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.50%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Web Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Product Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Statistician
9 4 (3.60%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) HTML
2 40 (36.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 39 (35.14%) CSS
4 21 (18.92%) jQuery
5 19 (17.12%) Django
6 9 (8.11%) Web Services
6 9 (8.11%) JSON
7 7 (6.31%) HTML5
8 6 (5.41%) RESTful
8 6 (5.41%) Dojo
9 5 (4.50%) Spring
9 5 (4.50%) REST
10 4 (3.60%) CSS3
10 4 (3.60%) JAX-RS
10 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.60%) J2EE
10 4 (3.60%) XML
11 3 (2.70%) J2ME
11 3 (2.70%) Cocoa
11 3 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.83%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Blog
2 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.21%) Informatics
3 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.31%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.50%) PKI
5 5 (4.50%) Statistics
5 5 (4.50%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (3.60%) Physics
6 4 (3.60%) Biology
6 4 (3.60%) iPhone
6 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.60%) Robotics
7 3 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.80%) ASIC
8 2 (1.80%) IPTV
8 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) Android
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.50%) Solaris
7 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.70%) UNIX
9 1 (0.90%) Debian
9 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 23 (20.72%) Project Management
4 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
5 11 (9.91%) OO
5 11 (9.91%) Product Management
6 8 (7.21%) Validation
7 7 (6.31%) Scrum
7 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.31%) ITIL
8 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.41%) Analytics
8 6 (5.41%) DevOps
9 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.50%) Information Security
10 4 (3.60%) UML
10 4 (3.60%) OOD
10 4 (3.60%) BDD
10 4 (3.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) JavaScript
2 46 (41.44%) Ruby
3 45 (40.54%) Python
4 28 (25.23%) C
5 22 (19.82%) Java
6 15 (13.51%) C++
7 13 (11.71%) Perl
8 11 (9.91%) SQL
9 8 (7.21%) PHP
10 6 (5.41%) C#
10 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.60%) R
13 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) CISSP
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) PhD
4 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.21%) KVM
3 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) VMware
3 8 (7.21%) Red Gate
4 7 (6.31%) Apple
4 7 (6.31%) HP
4 7 (6.31%) Dell
5 5 (4.50%) CA
6 2 (1.80%) Google
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
6 2 (1.80%) Coverity
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle
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