The 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 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 127 128 215
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +87
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 145 119 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.69% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.44% 4.50% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 62
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2666 2645 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.22% 37.49% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2127 2230 2733
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,646 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 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 18 September 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 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
Cambridgeshire +31 82 £37,500 -16.66% 20
Hertfordshire -13 39 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Suffolk +7 13 £35,000 +84.21%
Essex +10 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 111 (37.88%) Java
2 104 (35.49%) JavaScript
2 104 (35.49%) Linux
3 89 (30.38%) HTML
4 81 (27.65%) Python
5 78 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (26.62%) Ruby
6 76 (25.94%) CSS
7 71 (24.23%) Computer Science
8 64 (21.84%) OO
9 63 (21.50%) Relational Database
10 62 (21.16%) MySQL
11 61 (20.82%) Finance
12 60 (20.48%) Degree
13 57 (19.45%) NoSQL
13 57 (19.45%) Oracle
14 56 (19.11%) Web Services
15 53 (18.09%) Ruby on Rails
16 50 (17.06%) XML
16 50 (17.06%) WebLogic
16 50 (17.06%) WebSphere
17 48 (16.38%) MongoDB
18 47 (16.04%) Software Engineering
19 43 (14.68%) SQL
20 41 (13.99%) JMS
21 40 (13.65%) C
21 40 (13.65%) jQuery
22 38 (12.97%) Project Management
23 37 (12.63%) C#
24 34 (11.60%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (17.06%) WebLogic
1 50 (17.06%) WebSphere
2 33 (11.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (9.56%) MQSeries
4 26 (8.87%) Node.js
5 21 (7.17%) Apache
6 20 (6.83%) GlassFish
7 14 (4.78%) IIS
7 14 (4.78%) CMS
8 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.73%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.73%) Drupal
9 7 (2.39%) WordPress
9 7 (2.39%) Joomla!
9 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.37%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.37%) iPlanet
11 4 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.07%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.44%) SaaS
2 12 (4.10%) PaaS
3 7 (2.39%) Google App Engine
3 7 (2.39%) IaaS
4 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) Joyent
4 4 (1.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.14%) HTTP
1 18 (6.14%) Internet
2 14 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.78%) Wireless
3 13 (4.44%) SNMP
4 11 (3.75%) SSH
5 9 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.73%) Junos
7 7 (2.39%) Asterisk PBX
7 7 (2.39%) BGP
7 7 (2.39%) WAN
7 7 (2.39%) LAN
8 6 (2.05%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.05%) NAS
9 5 (1.71%) MPLS
9 5 (1.71%) OSPF
9 5 (1.71%) DNS
10 4 (1.37%) VoIP
10 4 (1.37%) DHCP
10 4 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.50%) Relational Database
2 62 (21.16%) MySQL
3 57 (19.45%) NoSQL
4 48 (16.38%) MongoDB
5 30 (10.24%) DB2
6 29 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.10%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.75%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.41%) Big Data
11 9 (3.07%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.37%) Redis
14 3 (1.02%) SQLite
14 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.80%) Selenium
2 17 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.46%) JUnit
4 14 (4.78%) NUnit
5 13 (4.44%) WATIR
5 13 (4.44%) JBehave
5 13 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 13 (4.44%) Calabash
6 11 (3.75%) Ant
7 10 (3.41%) Maven
8 9 (3.07%) Gradle
9 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.71%) JIRA
11 4 (1.37%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.37%) LLVM
11 4 (1.37%) GCC
12 3 (1.02%) Hudson
12 3 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 61 (20.82%) Finance
2 29 (9.90%) Banking
3 21 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.73%) Retail
5 7 (2.39%) Marketing
5 7 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.71%) Games
7 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.02%) Automotive
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (43.00%) Developer
2 52 (17.75%) Architect
3 40 (13.65%) Web Developer
4 26 (8.87%) Analyst
5 25 (8.53%) Senior Architect
6 21 (7.17%) Software Developer
7 20 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 20 (6.83%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.46%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (3.75%) Consultant
12 10 (3.41%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.07%) Senior Data Architect
13 9 (3.07%) Data Architect
14 8 (2.73%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (2.39%) Service Analyst
15 7 (2.39%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.38%) HTML
2 76 (25.94%) CSS
3 56 (19.11%) Web Services
4 53 (18.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 50 (17.06%) XML
6 41 (13.99%) JMS
7 40 (13.65%) jQuery
8 27 (9.22%) RESTful
8 27 (9.22%) HTML5
8 27 (9.22%) Django
9 25 (8.53%) .NET
10 22 (7.51%) J2EE
10 22 (7.51%) REST
11 21 (7.17%) Spring
12 18 (6.14%) Middleware
12 18 (6.14%) LAMP
13 17 (5.80%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.46%) JSON
15 13 (4.44%) Gherkin
16 12 (4.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 71 (24.23%) Computer Science
2 34 (11.60%) PKI
3 32 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.87%) Mathematics
5 19 (6.48%) User Experience
6 18 (6.14%) Informatics
7 17 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (5.46%) Physics
9 13 (4.44%) Blog
10 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
11 10 (3.41%) Biology
11 10 (3.41%) Statistics
12 9 (3.07%) Kindle
12 9 (3.07%) Visualisation
12 9 (3.07%) Robotics
13 8 (2.73%) Mobile App
13 8 (2.73%) Device Driver
13 8 (2.73%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.71%) Applied Mathematics
14 5 (1.71%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 104 (35.49%) Linux
2 33 (11.26%) UNIX
3 32 (10.92%) Windows
4 22 (7.51%) Android
5 16 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.73%) Solaris
7 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.39%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.02%) Debian
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.02%) AIX
11 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.68%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.68%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.84%) OO
3 47 (16.04%) Software Engineering
4 38 (12.97%) Project Management
5 27 (9.22%) ERP
6 24 (8.19%) MVC
7 22 (7.51%) Security Architecture
7 22 (7.51%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.48%) Software Testing
8 19 (6.48%) OOD
9 18 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.14%) BDD
10 17 (5.80%) Web Development
10 17 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 17 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.12%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.12%) Automated Testing
11 15 (5.12%) Data Architecture
12 14 (4.78%) Bioinformatics
13 12 (4.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.88%) Java
2 104 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 81 (27.65%) Python
4 78 (26.62%) Ruby
5 43 (14.68%) SQL
6 40 (13.65%) C
7 37 (12.63%) C#
8 33 (11.26%) PHP
9 25 (8.53%) Perl
10 17 (5.80%) C++
11 13 (4.44%) R
11 13 (4.44%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.07%) PHP5
13 8 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.71%) Scala
14 5 (1.71%) Groovy
14 5 (1.71%) Haskell
14 5 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.71%) AWK
14 5 (1.71%) Golang
Qualifications
1 60 (20.48%) Degree
2 9 (3.07%) PhD
3 5 (1.71%) CISSP
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.37%) CCIE
4 4 (1.37%) CCNP
4 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.85%) ISO 8583
2 18 (6.14%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.05%) QA
4 4 (1.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) JTAG
6 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.75%) KVM
4 8 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.71%) NFS
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.37%) QEMU
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.73%) SCCM
1 8 (2.73%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.68%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (19.45%) Oracle
2 29 (9.90%) TIBCO
3 26 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.19%) JBoss
5 21 (7.17%) VMware
6 14 (4.78%) Cisco
6 14 (4.78%) Zend
7 11 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.07%) Google
9 8 (2.73%) IBM
9 8 (2.73%) HP
9 8 (2.73%) Juniper
9 8 (2.73%) Foundry
9 8 (2.73%) Aruba
10 7 (2.39%) Red Gate
10 7 (2.39%) Dell
10 7 (2.39%) Apple
11 6 (2.05%) NetApp
12 5 (1.71%) CA
13 4 (1.37%) Adobe
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