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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 50 78 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 95 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.82% 2.34% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.50% 5.41% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 41 25
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1000 943 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.16% 43.28% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 699 751 1032
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +31 87 £37,500 -21.05% 12
Peterborough +1 5 £35,500 -18.85%
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (43.48%) Linux
3 65 (40.37%) Software Engineering
4 61 (37.89%) JavaScript
5 60 (37.27%) Python
6 56 (34.78%) Ruby
7 55 (34.16%) Computer Science
8 53 (32.92%) HTML
9 47 (29.19%) C
10 45 (27.95%) CSS
10 45 (27.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 43 (26.71%) Java
12 42 (26.09%) Degree
13 38 (23.60%) NoSQL
14 37 (22.98%) MongoDB
14 37 (22.98%) MySQL
15 31 (19.25%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (18.01%) Algorithms
17 27 (16.77%) Project Management
17 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
18 26 (16.15%) jQuery
19 25 (15.53%) SQL
19 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (15.53%) Node.js
20 23 (14.29%) Windows
21 22 (13.66%) Django
22 21 (13.04%) Mathematics
22 21 (13.04%) OO
23 20 (12.42%) C++
24 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (15.53%) Node.js
2 8 (4.97%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.48%) nginx
4 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) Mule
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Office
2 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.62%) InDesign
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) SaaS
2 7 (4.35%) IaaS
2 7 (4.35%) PaaS
3 5 (3.11%) GitHub
4 4 (2.48%) Joyent
5 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) SNMP
2 10 (6.21%) Wireless
3 8 (4.97%) SSH
3 8 (4.97%) HTTP
4 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.35%) WAN
4 7 (4.35%) LAN
5 6 (3.73%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.73%) Internet
6 4 (2.48%) NAS
6 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.48%) SAN
6 4 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.24%) AMQP
7 2 (1.24%) LTE
7 2 (1.24%) GSM
7 2 (1.24%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.24%) UMTS
7 2 (1.24%) SMTP
7 2 (1.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.60%) NoSQL
2 37 (22.98%) MongoDB
2 37 (22.98%) MySQL
3 31 (19.25%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.48%) Redis
5 4 (2.48%) Big Data
6 3 (1.86%) SQLite
7 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) Riak
8 1 (0.62%) HBase
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.73%) JIRA
3 6 (3.73%) JUnit
3 6 (3.73%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.73%) GCC
3 6 (3.73%) LLVM
4 5 (3.11%) TestNG
4 5 (3.11%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.11%) Selenium
5 4 (2.48%) Maven
5 4 (2.48%) Subversion
5 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.86%) Xcode
6 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.24%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 2 (1.24%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.24%) Billing
5 2 (1.24%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (45.96%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) Software Engineer
3 29 (18.01%) Analyst
4 26 (16.15%) Web Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.83%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Graduate
8 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.97%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.92%) HTML
2 45 (27.95%) CSS
2 45 (27.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (16.15%) jQuery
4 22 (13.66%) Django
5 15 (9.32%) HTML5
6 14 (8.70%) Web Services
7 10 (6.21%) REST
8 9 (5.59%) JSON
9 8 (4.97%) RESTful
9 8 (4.97%) XML
10 7 (4.35%) Dojo
11 6 (3.73%) CSS3
12 5 (3.11%) POSIX
12 5 (3.11%) Ajax
12 5 (3.11%) Spring
13 4 (2.48%) J2EE
13 4 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (1.86%) Android SDK
14 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.16%) Computer Science
2 29 (18.01%) Algorithms
3 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 16 (9.94%) Device Driver
6 14 (8.70%) Informatics
7 13 (8.07%) Blog
8 12 (7.45%) User Experience
9 10 (6.21%) Mobile App
10 9 (5.59%) Physics
10 9 (5.59%) Statistics
11 6 (3.73%) Visualisation
11 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
11 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (3.11%) PKI
12 5 (3.11%) Biology
13 4 (2.48%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (2.48%) Robotics
14 2 (1.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (43.48%) Linux
2 23 (14.29%) Windows
3 17 (10.56%) Android
4 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.83%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.35%) UNIX
7 5 (3.11%) Solaris
8 4 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (40.37%) Software Engineering
3 27 (16.77%) Project Management
4 21 (13.04%) OO
5 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing
6 16 (9.94%) Product Management
7 12 (7.45%) Scrum
7 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.83%) Memory Management
9 9 (5.59%) OOD
9 9 (5.59%) BDD
9 9 (5.59%) TDD
10 8 (4.97%) UML
10 8 (4.97%) Validation
10 8 (4.97%) Line Management
11 7 (4.35%) Analytics
11 7 (4.35%) User Stories
11 7 (4.35%) ITIL
11 7 (4.35%) Web Development
11 7 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.89%) JavaScript
2 60 (37.27%) Python
3 56 (34.78%) Ruby
4 47 (29.19%) C
5 43 (26.71%) Java
6 25 (15.53%) SQL
7 20 (12.42%) C++
8 17 (10.56%) Perl
9 9 (5.59%) R
9 9 (5.59%) PHP
10 8 (4.97%) Scala
11 7 (4.35%) C#
12 5 (3.11%) Golang
12 5 (3.11%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.11%) Haskell
12 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.24%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.62%) AWK
15 1 (0.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) PhD
2 5 (3.11%) CISSP
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.83%) KVM
3 8 (4.97%) Xen
3 8 (4.97%) XenServer
4 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.73%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.86%) Puppet
2 3 (1.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) VMware
3 8 (4.97%) Citrix
4 7 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 7 (4.35%) Apple
4 7 (4.35%) HP
4 7 (4.35%) Dell
5 6 (3.73%) Qualys
6 5 (3.11%) CA
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle
7 3 (1.86%) Zend
8 2 (1.24%) Google
8 2 (1.24%) Coverity
9 1 (0.62%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe
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