The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 94 69 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +41
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 2.88% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.25% 5.91% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 32
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £37,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
895 1082 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.23% 48.72% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 689 895 778
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridgeshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -29 27 £45,000 +8.43% 6
Peterborough +3 3 £25,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 61 (49.59%) Software Engineering
2 58 (47.15%) Linux
3 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (36.59%) C
5 44 (35.77%) Java
6 41 (33.33%) Degree
7 38 (30.89%) Computer Science
8 36 (29.27%) Python
9 30 (24.39%) HTML
10 29 (23.58%) MySQL
11 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.76%) MongoDB
12 26 (21.14%) SQL
12 26 (21.14%) Ruby
13 24 (19.51%) Android
13 24 (19.51%) CSS
14 23 (18.70%) NoSQL
15 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (16.26%) Windows
15 20 (16.26%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
16 19 (15.45%) C++
17 17 (13.82%) OO
17 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (13.01%) Perl
18 16 (13.01%) TDD
19 15 (12.20%) Mathematics
19 15 (12.20%) HTML5
20 14 (11.38%) Node.js
20 14 (11.38%) OpenStack

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (11.38%) Node.js
1 14 (11.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.44%) Lync
2 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) nginx
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
4 1 (0.81%) Mule
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Office
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 3 (2.44%) IaaS
2 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Joyent
3 1 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.69%) SNMP
2 7 (5.69%) Internet
3 6 (4.88%) HTTP
4 5 (4.07%) SAN
5 4 (3.25%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.25%) NAS
5 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.44%) VoIP
6 3 (2.44%) WAN
6 3 (2.44%) LAN
6 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.44%) DNS
6 3 (2.44%) VPN
6 3 (2.44%) Firewall
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.44%) SSH
7 2 (1.63%) AMQP
7 2 (1.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) MySQL
2 28 (22.76%) MongoDB
3 23 (18.70%) NoSQL
4 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.88%) CouchDB
6 6 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.07%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.07%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.81%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) Riak
9 1 (0.81%) HBase
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) JIRA
2 8 (6.50%) Selenium
3 7 (5.69%) GCC
4 6 (4.88%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.88%) Maven
4 6 (4.88%) JUnit
4 6 (4.88%) LLVM
4 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.07%) TestNG
5 5 (4.07%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.25%) Subversion
6 4 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) Behat
9 1 (0.81%) GDB
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Games
4 5 (4.07%) Electronics
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 42 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 22 (17.89%) Analyst
4 18 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 9 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Graduate
8 7 (5.69%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) IT Support
9 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) HTML
2 24 (19.51%) CSS
3 20 (16.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (12.20%) HTML5
5 14 (11.38%) Django
6 13 (10.57%) jQuery
7 12 (9.76%) Web Services
8 10 (8.13%) REST
9 6 (4.88%) RESTful
9 6 (4.88%) XML
9 6 (4.88%) CSS3
10 5 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.07%) POSIX
10 5 (4.07%) Dojo
11 4 (3.25%) LAMP
12 3 (2.44%) JSON
12 3 (2.44%) Spring
13 2 (1.63%) Ajax
13 2 (1.63%) Flash
13 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 13 (10.57%) Device Driver
5 12 (9.76%) Algorithms
6 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.69%) Physics
7 7 (5.69%) Informatics
8 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.88%) User Experience
9 5 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (4.07%) Biology
9 5 (4.07%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (4.07%) Statistics
10 4 (3.25%) Robotics
10 4 (3.25%) LIMS
11 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.15%) Linux
2 24 (19.51%) Android
3 20 (16.26%) Windows
4 9 (7.32%) UNIX
4 9 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.59%) Software Engineering
2 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.82%) OO
4 16 (13.01%) TDD
5 11 (8.94%) Memory Management
5 11 (8.94%) Scrum
5 11 (8.94%) Project Management
5 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.13%) Product Management
6 10 (8.13%) BDD
7 9 (7.32%) Automated Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.50%) Web Application Development
9 7 (5.69%) User Stories
9 7 (5.69%) ITIL
9 7 (5.69%) UML
9 7 (5.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.88%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (4.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.59%) C
2 44 (35.77%) Java
3 36 (29.27%) Python
4 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
5 26 (21.14%) SQL
5 26 (21.14%) Ruby
6 19 (15.45%) C++
7 16 (13.01%) Perl
8 6 (4.88%) Golang
9 5 (4.07%) R
9 5 (4.07%) Haskell
10 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.44%) Scala
11 3 (2.44%) Erlang
12 2 (1.63%) Tcl
12 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.63%) PHP
12 2 (1.63%) C#
13 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) VCP4
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
3 1 (0.81%) GIAC
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SNOMED CT
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Xen
2 12 (9.76%) KVM
3 10 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.13%) XenServer
4 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.88%) QEMU
6 5 (4.07%) Docker
6 5 (4.07%) LXC
7 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Mesos
2 4 (3.25%) Nessus
3 3 (2.44%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) Citrix
2 10 (8.13%) VMware
3 7 (5.69%) Qualys
4 5 (4.07%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.44%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.44%) HP
5 3 (2.44%) Dell
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.81%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.81%) GFI Software
7 1 (0.81%) Marketo
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
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