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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 62 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 82 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 2.00% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.32% 6.34% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 44
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £59,250
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
880 726 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.30% 31.59% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 647 589 784
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +32 77 £37,500 -25.00% 15
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (48.76%) Linux
2 51 (42.15%) Python
2 51 (42.15%) Ruby
3 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.02%) Computer Science
5 44 (36.36%) HTML
5 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 41 (33.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
7 35 (28.93%) CSS
8 33 (27.27%) C
9 30 (24.79%) Degree
10 28 (23.14%) MySQL
11 27 (22.31%) Java
12 26 (21.49%) OO
12 26 (21.49%) NoSQL
13 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
14 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
14 24 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (19.01%) Perl
16 22 (18.18%) Django
17 21 (17.36%) Project Management
18 20 (16.53%) Windows
19 18 (14.88%) jQuery
19 18 (14.88%) Informatics
20 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
21 15 (12.40%) C++
21 15 (12.40%) Android
21 15 (12.40%) Node.js
22 14 (11.57%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (12.40%) Node.js
2 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
4 2 (1.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Office
2 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) PaaS
2 7 (5.79%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Joyent
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Wireless
2 7 (5.79%) LAN
2 7 (5.79%) WAN
2 7 (5.79%) SNMP
3 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.96%) SSH
4 5 (4.13%) HTTP
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.48%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) 3G
6 2 (1.65%) UMTS
6 2 (1.65%) LTE
6 2 (1.65%) 4G
6 2 (1.65%) 2G
6 2 (1.65%) GSM
7 1 (0.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) MySQL
2 26 (21.49%) NoSQL
3 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
4 24 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.48%) SQLite
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) GCC
3 3 (2.48%) LLVM
3 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.48%) Xcode
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) JIRA
4 2 (1.65%) Selenium
4 2 (1.65%) TestNG
4 2 (1.65%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.65%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.65%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.83%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (54.55%) Developer
2 22 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 21 (17.36%) Software Developer
4 17 (14.05%) Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Product Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Principal Software Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.31%) Statistician
12 4 (3.31%) C++ Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) HTML
2 41 (33.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 35 (28.93%) CSS
4 22 (18.18%) Django
5 18 (14.88%) jQuery
6 11 (9.09%) RESTful
6 11 (9.09%) HTML5
7 10 (8.26%) Spring
8 9 (7.44%) Web Services
8 9 (7.44%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (6.61%) JSON
10 5 (4.13%) Dojo
10 5 (4.13%) POSIX
11 4 (3.31%) XML
11 4 (3.31%) J2EE
11 4 (3.31%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.31%) REST
12 3 (2.48%) CSS3
12 3 (2.48%) Android SDK
12 3 (2.48%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.02%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.88%) Informatics
3 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.09%) Blog
5 10 (8.26%) Statistics
6 9 (7.44%) Robotics
6 9 (7.44%) Physics
6 9 (7.44%) Biology
7 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
7 8 (6.61%) Device Driver
8 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
9 5 (4.13%) PKI
9 5 (4.13%) LIMS
9 5 (4.13%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (3.31%) iPhone
10 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.48%) ASIC
11 3 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.76%) Linux
2 20 (16.53%) Windows
3 15 (12.40%) Android
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.61%) UNIX
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
8 6 (4.96%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (4.96%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) Debian
9 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
3 26 (21.49%) OO
4 21 (17.36%) Project Management
5 14 (11.57%) OOD
5 14 (11.57%) Automated Testing
6 10 (8.26%) Bioinformatics
6 10 (8.26%) Product Management
7 9 (7.44%) MVC
8 8 (6.61%) Validation
9 7 (5.79%) Scrum
9 7 (5.79%) ITIL
9 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.96%) Analytics
11 5 (4.13%) DevOps
11 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.13%) Memory Management
11 5 (4.13%) Hidden Markov Model
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.15%) Python
1 51 (42.15%) Ruby
2 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.27%) C
4 27 (22.31%) Java
5 23 (19.01%) Perl
6 15 (12.40%) C++
7 10 (8.26%) SQL
8 9 (7.44%) R
9 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.79%) PHP
10 6 (4.96%) C#
11 5 (4.13%) Scala
11 5 (4.13%) Haskell
11 5 (4.13%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.13%) AWK
11 5 (4.13%) Golang
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (24.79%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) PhD
3 5 (4.13%) CISSP
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) KVM
3 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) VMware
3 8 (6.61%) Red Gate
4 7 (5.79%) Apple
4 7 (5.79%) HP
4 7 (5.79%) Dell
5 5 (4.13%) CA
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle
6 2 (1.65%) Google
6 2 (1.65%) Zend
6 2 (1.65%) Coverity
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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