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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 61 92 133
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +41
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 82 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.39% 1.87% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.48% 4.53% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
967 905 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.94% 41.19% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 714 751 988
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +37 80 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Peterborough +6 1 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (45.59%) Linux
2 59 (43.38%) Python
2 59 (43.38%) Ruby
3 55 (40.44%) JavaScript
4 50 (36.76%) HTML
4 50 (36.76%) Computer Science
5 48 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 41 (30.15%) Software Engineering
7 40 (29.41%) CSS
8 35 (25.74%) C
8 35 (25.74%) MySQL
8 35 (25.74%) Degree
9 33 (24.26%) MongoDB
9 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
10 29 (21.32%) Java
10 29 (21.32%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
12 26 (19.12%) Django
12 26 (19.12%) OO
13 25 (18.38%) Project Management
14 24 (17.65%) Perl
14 24 (17.65%) jQuery
15 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (15.44%) Node.js
16 21 (15.44%) Windows
17 19 (13.97%) Mathematics
18 18 (13.24%) Informatics
19 17 (12.50%) Android
20 16 (11.76%) C++

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (15.44%) Node.js
2 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.94%) nginx
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Office
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) SaaS
2 7 (5.15%) PaaS
2 7 (5.15%) IaaS
3 4 (2.94%) GitHub
3 4 (2.94%) Joyent
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Wireless
2 8 (5.88%) SNMP
3 7 (5.15%) LAN
3 7 (5.15%) WAN
4 6 (4.41%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.41%) HTTP
4 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.41%) SSH
5 3 (2.21%) Internet
6 2 (1.47%) LTE
6 2 (1.47%) 4G
6 2 (1.47%) GSM
6 2 (1.47%) UMTS
6 2 (1.47%) 3G
6 2 (1.47%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) MySQL
2 33 (24.26%) MongoDB
2 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
3 29 (21.32%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.94%) Redis
6 3 (2.21%) SQLite
7 2 (1.47%) Big Data
7 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.94%) GCC
2 4 (2.94%) LLVM
2 4 (2.94%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.21%) Xcode
3 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.47%) Selenium
4 2 (1.47%) JIRA
4 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.47%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.47%) TestNG
4 2 (1.47%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.47%) JUnit
4 2 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 12 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
3 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (53.68%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) Web Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Analyst
3 21 (15.44%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.03%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (7.35%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Product Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Principal Software Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Data Scientist
11 4 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (36.76%) HTML
2 48 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 40 (29.41%) CSS
4 26 (19.12%) Django
5 24 (17.65%) jQuery
6 13 (9.56%) HTML5
7 11 (8.09%) RESTful
8 10 (7.35%) Spring
8 10 (7.35%) JSON
8 10 (7.35%) Web Services
9 9 (6.62%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (5.15%) REST
11 6 (4.41%) Dojo
12 5 (3.68%) POSIX
13 4 (2.94%) JAX-RS
13 4 (2.94%) CSS3
13 4 (2.94%) XML
13 4 (2.94%) J2EE
14 3 (2.21%) Cocoa
14 3 (2.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.76%) Computer Science
2 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.97%) Mathematics
4 18 (13.24%) Informatics
5 13 (9.56%) Blog
6 11 (8.09%) User Experience
7 10 (7.35%) Statistics
7 10 (7.35%) Biology
8 9 (6.62%) Physics
8 9 (6.62%) Robotics
9 8 (5.88%) Mobile App
10 7 (5.15%) Device Driver
11 6 (4.41%) Visualisation
11 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
12 5 (3.68%) LIMS
12 5 (3.68%) PKI
12 5 (3.68%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (2.94%) iPhone
14 3 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.59%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 17 (12.50%) Android
4 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.09%) Apple iOS
6 9 (6.62%) UNIX
7 7 (5.15%) Windows Phone
7 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.68%) Solaris
8 5 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.15%) Software Engineering
3 26 (19.12%) OO
4 25 (18.38%) Project Management
5 15 (11.03%) Automated Testing
6 14 (10.29%) OOD
7 12 (8.82%) Product Management
8 11 (8.09%) Bioinformatics
9 9 (6.62%) MVC
9 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.88%) Line Management
10 8 (5.88%) Validation
11 7 (5.15%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.15%) Scrum
11 7 (5.15%) ITIL
11 7 (5.15%) Analytics
12 6 (4.41%) DevOps
12 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.38%) Python
1 59 (43.38%) Ruby
2 55 (40.44%) JavaScript
3 35 (25.74%) C
4 29 (21.32%) Java
5 24 (17.65%) Perl
6 16 (11.76%) C++
7 12 (8.82%) SQL
8 9 (6.62%) R
9 8 (5.88%) PHP
10 7 (5.15%) C#
10 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.68%) AWK
11 5 (3.68%) Scala
11 5 (3.68%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.68%) Haskell
11 5 (3.68%) Golang
12 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) PhD
3 5 (3.68%) CISSP
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.62%) KVM
3 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.94%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
2 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
1 13 (9.56%) VMware
2 7 (5.15%) HP
2 7 (5.15%) Dell
2 7 (5.15%) Apple
2 7 (5.15%) Red Gate
3 5 (3.68%) CA
4 2 (1.47%) Zend
4 2 (1.47%) Google
4 2 (1.47%) Coverity
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Qualys
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