The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 121 145 165
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 156 109 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.41% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 4.94% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 129 101 89
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2288 2206 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.95% 28.53% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1865 2125
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Open Source
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the East of England

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the East of England

Open Source
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Cambridgeshire +9 64 £38,000 -30.90% 19
Hertfordshire +19 62 £67,500 +12.50% 7
Essex +12 16 £44,000 +49.15%
Suffolk +3 10 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £66,250 +32.50%
Norfolk +20 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 118 (44.36%) Java
2 108 (40.60%) Linux
3 78 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 78 (29.32%) Oracle
4 76 (28.57%) HTML
5 71 (26.69%) Finance
6 70 (26.32%) Python
7 63 (23.68%) Relational Database
8 62 (23.31%) WebLogic
9 61 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (22.56%) WebSphere
11 59 (22.18%) XML
11 59 (22.18%) Computer Science
12 58 (21.80%) OO
12 58 (21.80%) Degree
13 57 (21.43%) CSS
14 52 (19.55%) Web Services
15 51 (19.17%) MySQL
16 47 (17.67%) JMS
16 47 (17.67%) Ruby
17 42 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (15.41%) DB2
19 40 (15.04%) TIBCO
19 40 (15.04%) PKI
20 39 (14.66%) MQSeries
21 36 (13.53%) C
21 36 (13.53%) UNIX
21 36 (13.53%) Banking
22 34 (12.78%) J2EE
23 33 (12.41%) Perl

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 62 (23.31%) WebLogic
2 60 (22.56%) WebSphere
3 42 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (14.66%) MQSeries
5 25 (9.40%) Apache
6 20 (7.52%) GlassFish
7 18 (6.77%) IIS
8 17 (6.39%) Node.js
9 14 (5.26%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.01%) ArcGIS
10 8 (3.01%) CMS
11 7 (2.63%) SharePoint
12 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (2.26%) Drupal
13 5 (1.88%) WordPress
13 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.50%) Joomla!
15 3 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (1.13%) iPlanet
15 3 (1.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 19 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.63%) MS Office
3 5 (1.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) ArcInfo
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) AWD
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) SaaS
2 10 (3.76%) PaaS
3 8 (3.01%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.88%) IaaS
5 3 (1.13%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.65%) Internet
2 13 (4.89%) Wireless
3 11 (4.14%) SSH
4 9 (3.38%) HTTP
5 8 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (3.01%) Junos
6 7 (2.63%) NAS
6 7 (2.63%) BGP
6 7 (2.63%) Firewall
6 7 (2.63%) SNMP
6 7 (2.63%) LAN
6 7 (2.63%) WAN
7 6 (2.26%) Ethernet
7 6 (2.26%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.88%) SAN
8 5 (1.88%) VPN
8 5 (1.88%) DNS
9 4 (1.50%) SSL
9 4 (1.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 51 (19.17%) MySQL
3 41 (15.41%) DB2
4 33 (12.41%) NoSQL
5 27 (10.15%) MongoDB
6 22 (8.27%) SQL Server
7 18 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.63%) Big Data
9 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.50%) SQLite
11 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.14%) JIRA
3 10 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.38%) Selenium
5 8 (3.01%) Maven
5 8 (3.01%) JUnit
6 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.26%) Ant
6 6 (2.26%) NUnit
7 5 (1.88%) WATIR
7 5 (1.88%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.88%) JBehave
7 5 (1.88%) Calabash
8 4 (1.50%) Hudson
8 4 (1.50%) Subversion
9 3 (1.13%) Xcode
9 3 (1.13%) JMeter
9 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.13%) TestNG
General
1 71 (26.69%) Finance
2 36 (13.53%) Banking
3 16 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.01%) Retail
5 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.88%) Games
6 5 (1.88%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.88%) Marketing
7 4 (1.50%) Automotive
8 3 (1.13%) Billing
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (39.47%) Developer
2 66 (24.81%) Architect
3 31 (11.65%) Senior Architect
4 27 (10.15%) Web Developer
5 24 (9.02%) Senior Developer
6 23 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (7.52%) Analyst
9 14 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (4.89%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.89%) Consultant
10 13 (4.89%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.51%) Senior Data Architect
12 10 (3.76%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.63%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.63%) Administrator
14 7 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (28.57%) HTML
2 59 (22.18%) XML
3 57 (21.43%) CSS
4 52 (19.55%) Web Services
5 47 (17.67%) JMS
6 34 (12.78%) J2EE
7 33 (12.41%) HTML5
8 31 (11.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (10.15%) Middleware
9 27 (10.15%) jQuery
10 24 (9.02%) RESTful
11 23 (8.65%) Spring
11 23 (8.65%) .NET
12 21 (7.89%) LAMP
12 21 (7.89%) Django
13 20 (7.52%) SOAP
14 19 (7.14%) Hibernate
15 17 (6.39%) REST
16 16 (6.02%) JSP
17 11 (4.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (22.18%) Computer Science
2 40 (15.04%) PKI
3 20 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.51%) Informatics
6 11 (4.14%) Blog
6 11 (4.14%) Kindle
7 9 (3.38%) SWIFT
7 9 (3.38%) Physics
7 9 (3.38%) Biology
7 9 (3.38%) Robotics
8 8 (3.01%) Device Driver
8 8 (3.01%) GIS
9 6 (2.26%) Firmware
9 6 (2.26%) iPhone
9 6 (2.26%) Statistics
10 5 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.88%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 108 (40.60%) Linux
2 36 (13.53%) UNIX
3 31 (11.65%) Windows
4 18 (6.77%) Android
5 12 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (3.01%) Solaris
8 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.88%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.75%) Debian
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.80%) OO
3 33 (12.41%) Software Engineering
4 32 (12.03%) ERP
5 30 (11.28%) Security Architecture
6 29 (10.90%) Project Management
7 22 (8.27%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.52%) OOD
9 19 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.14%) Data Architecture
10 17 (6.39%) MVC
11 16 (6.02%) Software Architecture
12 14 (5.26%) SOA
13 13 (4.89%) Scrum
13 13 (4.89%) Multithreading
14 12 (4.51%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.51%) OOP
15 11 (4.14%) Data Modelling
15 11 (4.14%) Web Development
16 10 (3.76%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 118 (44.36%) Java
2 78 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 70 (26.32%) Python
4 47 (17.67%) Ruby
5 36 (13.53%) C
6 33 (12.41%) Perl
7 32 (12.03%) PHP
8 31 (11.65%) SQL
9 29 (10.90%) C#
10 22 (8.27%) C++
11 13 (4.89%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.14%) R
13 9 (3.38%) PHP5
14 8 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.88%) Scala
15 5 (1.88%) Golang
15 5 (1.88%) Haskell
15 5 (1.88%) Groovy
15 5 (1.88%) VB
15 5 (1.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (21.80%) Degree
2 5 (1.88%) PhD
2 5 (1.88%) CISSP
2 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.13%) CCIE
3 3 (1.13%) CCNP
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.15%) ISO 8583
2 22 (8.27%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.01%) QA
4 4 (1.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) JTAG
6 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.76%) KVM
4 7 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.88%) NFS
6 3 (1.13%) Xen
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.14%) Puppet
3 6 (2.26%) SCCM
4 5 (1.88%) OpenSSO
5 4 (1.50%) Nessus
6 2 (0.75%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.75%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) Salt
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (29.32%) Oracle
2 40 (15.04%) TIBCO
3 32 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.77%) JBoss
4 18 (6.77%) VMware
5 15 (5.64%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.26%) Cisco
7 13 (4.89%) Google
8 10 (3.76%) Zend
9 9 (3.38%) Red Gate
10 8 (3.01%) ESRI
10 8 (3.01%) Foundry
10 8 (3.01%) Aruba
10 8 (3.01%) Juniper
11 7 (2.63%) IBM
12 6 (2.26%) HP
13 5 (1.88%) Dell
13 5 (1.88%) Apple
13 5 (1.88%) CA
14 4 (1.50%) NetApp
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