The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 309 323 325
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.065% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
OSGi
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3708 4631 4523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 39.96% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3297 4031 4201
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSGi across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSGi across the City of London region.

OSGi Salary Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OSGi 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 OSGi.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Spring
5 10 (62.50%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Subversion
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
7 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
7 7 (43.75%) Hamcrest
7 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) Linux
8 6 (37.50%) jQuery
8 6 (37.50%) Open Source
9 5 (31.25%) J2EE
9 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (31.25%) Apache
9 5 (31.25%) RUP
9 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (31.25%) Middleware
9 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
9 5 (31.25%) Front Office
9 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
9 5 (31.25%) Banking
9 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
9 5 (31.25%) Google
9 5 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (31.25%) jMock

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OSGi 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 OSGi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) KDB
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (43.75%) Hamcrest
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) jMock
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (12.50%) Gradle
5 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (12.50%) EasyMock
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 1 (6.25%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) Servlets
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
5 3 (18.75%) RESTful
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) XSD
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) SonicMQ
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
5 5 (31.25%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
5 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (31.25%) RUP
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) DSDM
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
1 5 (31.25%) Google
1 5 (31.25%) Tradeweb
1 5 (31.25%) MarketAxess
1 5 (31.25%) 29West
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat