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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 76 57 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 54 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.38% 3.49% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 7.42% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 32
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
946 984 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.69% 47.04% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 699 815 833
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,900 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 -16 42 £38,000 -1.29% 16
Peterborough -4 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 69 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 58 (40.28%) Linux
3 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 42 (29.17%) Python
6 41 (28.47%) Computer Science
7 40 (27.78%) Degree
7 40 (27.78%) C
8 37 (25.69%) HTML
8 37 (25.69%) Java
8 37 (25.69%) CSS
8 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
8 37 (25.69%) NoSQL
9 36 (25.00%) Ruby
10 35 (24.31%) Ruby on Rails
11 34 (23.61%) MySQL
12 33 (22.92%) SQL
13 26 (18.06%) Git (software)
14 25 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (16.67%) Android
16 23 (15.97%) Node.js
17 21 (14.58%) Windows
18 20 (13.89%) Project Management
18 20 (13.89%) jQuery
19 19 (13.19%) Django
20 18 (12.50%) C++
20 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (11.11%) TDD
22 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
23 14 (9.72%) Finance

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (15.97%) Node.js
2 10 (6.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.78%) nginx
4 3 (2.08%) Lync
5 2 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Office
2 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) SaaS
2 6 (4.17%) GitHub
3 4 (2.78%) IaaS
3 4 (2.78%) Joyent
3 4 (2.78%) PaaS
4 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.03%) SNMP
3 11 (7.64%) HTTP
4 5 (3.47%) SAN
4 5 (3.47%) Internet
5 4 (2.78%) WAN
5 4 (2.78%) LAN
5 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.78%) NAS
5 4 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.08%) Firewall
6 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.08%) VoIP
6 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 3 (2.08%) DNS
7 2 (1.39%) IPv6
7 2 (1.39%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.39%) SMTP
7 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
1 37 (25.69%) NoSQL
2 34 (23.61%) MySQL
3 25 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.78%) Redis
5 4 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.69%) Riak
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) HBase
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.56%) GCC
2 8 (5.56%) Selenium
3 7 (4.86%) Bugzilla
3 7 (4.86%) LLVM
3 7 (4.86%) JIRA
3 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.17%) JUnit
4 6 (4.17%) Maven
5 5 (3.47%) TestNG
5 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.78%) Subversion
6 4 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.39%) Hudson
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.69%) GDB
9 1 (0.69%) Behat
9 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Valgrind
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.08%) Electronics
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (38.89%) Developer
2 41 (28.47%) Software Engineer
3 27 (18.75%) Analyst
4 19 (13.19%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Graduate
10 6 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) IT Support
11 5 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.69%) HTML
1 37 (25.69%) CSS
2 35 (24.31%) Ruby on Rails
3 20 (13.89%) jQuery
4 19 (13.19%) Django
5 12 (8.33%) Web Services
6 10 (6.94%) Dojo
6 10 (6.94%) HTML5
7 9 (6.25%) CSS3
8 8 (5.56%) REST
9 7 (4.86%) RESTful
10 6 (4.17%) XML
11 5 (3.47%) JSON
12 4 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.08%) LAMP
13 3 (2.08%) Spring
13 3 (2.08%) .NET
14 2 (1.39%) Flash
14 2 (1.39%) Ajax
14 2 (1.39%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.72%) Algorithms
3 14 (9.72%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.72%) Device Driver
4 10 (6.94%) User Experience
5 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 9 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.17%) Informatics
6 6 (4.17%) Physics
6 6 (4.17%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.47%) Biology
8 4 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (2.78%) Blog
8 4 (2.78%) Robotics
8 4 (2.78%) Statistics
8 4 (2.78%) LIMS
9 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Linux
2 24 (16.67%) Android
3 21 (14.58%) Windows
4 9 (6.25%) UNIX
4 9 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.89%) Project Management
4 16 (11.11%) TDD
5 14 (9.72%) Automated Testing
5 14 (9.72%) Product Management
6 12 (8.33%) OO
7 11 (7.64%) Scrum
8 10 (6.94%) BDD
9 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.56%) UML
10 8 (5.56%) ITIL
11 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.86%) User Stories
12 6 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.17%) Memory Management
12 6 (4.17%) DevOps
12 6 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (3.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 42 (29.17%) Python
3 40 (27.78%) C
4 37 (25.69%) Java
5 36 (25.00%) Ruby
6 33 (22.92%) SQL
7 18 (12.50%) C++
8 11 (7.64%) Perl
9 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.78%) R
10 3 (2.08%) Scala
10 3 (2.08%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.39%) Tcl
11 2 (1.39%) Erlang
11 2 (1.39%) PHP
11 2 (1.39%) C#
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.94%) XenServer
2 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.56%) Xen
4 7 (4.86%) QEMU
4 7 (4.86%) KVM
5 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.69%) Firmware
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.08%) Nessus
3 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (8.33%) VMware
2 10 (6.94%) Citrix
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) Qualys
4 4 (2.78%) Red Gate
4 4 (2.78%) Apple
4 4 (2.78%) HP
4 4 (2.78%) Dell
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco
6 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Zend
7 1 (0.69%) Coverity
7 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.69%) Marketo
7 1 (0.69%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Support
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago