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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 61 65 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +46
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 83 68 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.27% 3.14% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.03% 7.03% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 47 36
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
1034 967 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.76% 44.67% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 750 755 949
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +14 70 £38,000 -24.00% 9
Peterborough -8 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 77 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.64%) Software Engineering
3 62 (37.58%) Linux
4 61 (36.97%) JavaScript
5 49 (29.70%) Python
6 48 (29.09%) HTML
7 47 (28.48%) CSS
7 47 (28.48%) Ruby
8 46 (27.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 43 (26.06%) MongoDB
9 43 (26.06%) NoSQL
10 41 (24.85%) C
11 38 (23.03%) MySQL
11 38 (23.03%) Degree
11 38 (23.03%) Computer Science
12 36 (21.82%) Java
13 34 (20.61%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (20.00%) SQL
15 28 (16.97%) Project Management
16 27 (16.36%) Android
17 26 (15.76%) Node.js
18 25 (15.15%) jQuery
18 25 (15.15%) Git (software)
19 24 (14.55%) Windows
19 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (12.73%) Algorithms
21 20 (12.12%) Django
22 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (11.52%) VMware
23 18 (10.91%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 26 (15.76%) Node.js
2 10 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.42%) nginx
5 3 (1.82%) Lync
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Mule
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Office
2 14 (8.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) SaaS
2 10 (6.06%) PaaS
2 10 (6.06%) IaaS
3 6 (3.64%) GitHub
4 4 (2.42%) Joyent
5 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.88%) SNMP
3 10 (6.06%) LAN
3 10 (6.06%) WAN
3 10 (6.06%) HTTP
4 7 (4.24%) Internet
5 6 (3.64%) Wireless
6 5 (3.03%) SSH
6 5 (3.03%) SAN
6 5 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.42%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.42%) NAS
7 4 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.82%) Firewall
8 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.82%) VoIP
8 3 (1.82%) VPN
8 3 (1.82%) DNS
9 2 (1.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.06%) MongoDB
1 43 (26.06%) NoSQL
2 38 (23.03%) MySQL
3 34 (20.61%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.42%) Redis
4 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.61%) Riak
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) HBase
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.06%) Selenium
3 9 (5.45%) JIRA
4 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.85%) JUnit
5 7 (4.24%) TestNG
5 7 (4.24%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.64%) GCC
6 6 (3.64%) LLVM
6 6 (3.64%) Maven
6 6 (3.64%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.42%) Subversion
8 2 (1.21%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.21%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.21%) Hudson
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.61%) Behat
9 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (8.48%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.64%) Marketing
4 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Billing
6 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (37.58%) Developer
2 39 (23.64%) Analyst
3 36 (21.82%) Software Engineer
4 28 (16.97%) Web Developer
5 13 (7.88%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.24%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Graduate
9 7 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) IT Support
10 6 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) HTML
2 47 (28.48%) CSS
3 46 (27.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (15.15%) jQuery
5 20 (12.12%) Django
6 10 (6.06%) Web Services
7 9 (5.45%) Dojo
7 9 (5.45%) HTML5
8 8 (4.85%) REST
8 8 (4.85%) CSS3
8 8 (4.85%) XML
9 5 (3.03%) JSON
9 5 (3.03%) RESTful
10 4 (2.42%) .NET
11 2 (1.21%) Flash
11 2 (1.21%) Middleware
11 2 (1.21%) LAMP
11 2 (1.21%) Ajax
11 2 (1.21%) FFmpeg
11 2 (1.21%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (12.73%) Algorithms
4 16 (9.70%) Device Driver
5 14 (8.48%) User Experience
6 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
7 12 (7.27%) Mobile App
8 10 (6.06%) Informatics
9 8 (4.85%) Blog
10 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (3.64%) Visualisation
12 5 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (3.03%) Physics
13 4 (2.42%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (2.42%) Statistics
14 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (1.21%) Biology
16 1 (0.61%) Robotics
16 1 (0.61%) Ontologies
16 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.58%) Linux
2 27 (16.36%) Android
3 24 (14.55%) Windows
4 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.67%) UNIX
6 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.06%) Windows Phone
7 9 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.64%) Software Engineering
3 28 (16.97%) Project Management
4 18 (10.91%) Product Management
5 17 (10.30%) Automated Testing
6 15 (9.09%) TDD
7 14 (8.48%) Scrum
7 14 (8.48%) ITIL
8 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.27%) BDD
10 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.06%) Line Management
12 9 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.45%) User Stories
13 8 (4.85%) OO
14 7 (4.24%) UML
14 7 (4.24%) Software Testing
14 7 (4.24%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.24%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.97%) JavaScript
2 49 (29.70%) Python
3 47 (28.48%) Ruby
4 41 (24.85%) C
5 36 (21.82%) Java
6 33 (20.00%) SQL
7 16 (9.70%) C++
8 9 (5.45%) Perl
9 6 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.42%) R
11 3 (1.82%) Scala
11 3 (1.82%) PHP
12 2 (1.21%) C#
12 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.21%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.21%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.21%) Tcl
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) Erlang
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (23.03%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) PhD
2 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.06%) XenServer
4 8 (4.85%) Xen
4 8 (4.85%) KVM
5 6 (3.64%) QEMU
6 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) SCCM
2 3 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) VMware
2 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.06%) HP
3 10 (6.06%) Dell
3 10 (6.06%) Citrix
3 10 (6.06%) Apple
3 10 (6.06%) Red Gate
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle
5 6 (3.64%) Qualys
6 3 (1.82%) Google
6 3 (1.82%) Cisco
7 2 (1.21%) Coverity
8 1 (0.61%) Zend
8 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.61%) Marketo
8 1 (0.61%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum plus team bonus !
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Max £45,000 + bonus, benefits & superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
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Posted: 16 days ago