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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 174 170 141
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 111 105 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.23% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 4.22% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 101 134
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2778 2486 2619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.90% 29.04% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 2129 2102
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +32 46 £65,000 +160.00%
Cambridgeshire -15 39 £45,500 -17.27% 5
Suffolk -5 15 £40,000 +23.07%
Bedfordshire -8 6 £67,500 +86.20% 2
Essex - 4 £45,000 - 1
Norfolk -8 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 121 (48.21%) Linux
2 98 (39.04%) Java
3 92 (36.65%) HTML
4 88 (35.06%) JavaScript
5 74 (29.48%) Python
6 72 (28.69%) Oracle
7 69 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (25.50%) XML
9 61 (24.30%) CSS
9 61 (24.30%) Web Services
10 52 (20.72%) MySQL
11 50 (19.92%) WebLogic
12 49 (19.52%) Degree
13 48 (19.12%) Perl
14 47 (18.73%) Apache
15 46 (18.33%) UNIX
15 46 (18.33%) Finance
16 43 (17.13%) WebSphere
16 43 (17.13%) HTML5
17 42 (16.73%) OO
18 40 (15.94%) Relational Database
19 38 (15.14%) C
20 37 (14.74%) Computer Science
20 37 (14.74%) jQuery
21 36 (14.34%) Node.js
21 36 (14.34%) SQL
21 36 (14.34%) JMS
22 32 (12.75%) Ruby
22 32 (12.75%) Ruby on Rails
23 31 (12.35%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (19.92%) WebLogic
2 47 (18.73%) Apache
3 43 (17.13%) WebSphere
4 36 (14.34%) Node.js
5 26 (10.36%) MQSeries
6 25 (9.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (6.77%) Tomcat
8 14 (5.58%) GlassFish
9 12 (4.78%) IIS
10 10 (3.98%) Drupal
11 9 (3.59%) ArcGIS
12 8 (3.19%) lighttpd
13 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.59%) Joomla!
13 4 (1.59%) Mule
13 4 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (1.59%) Artix
14 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) AWD
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.55%) Internet
2 15 (5.98%) Firewall
3 11 (4.38%) Wireless
4 10 (3.98%) SAN
4 10 (3.98%) NAS
5 9 (3.59%) iSCSI
5 9 (3.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.59%) LAN
5 9 (3.59%) WAN
6 8 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (2.79%) Junos
7 7 (2.79%) BGP
8 5 (1.99%) VPN
9 4 (1.59%) DNS
10 3 (1.20%) MPLS
10 3 (1.20%) OSPF
11 2 (0.80%) PBX
11 2 (0.80%) VoIP
11 2 (0.80%) SS7
11 2 (0.80%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.72%) MySQL
2 40 (15.94%) Relational Database
3 31 (12.35%) NoSQL
4 28 (11.16%) SQL Server
5 26 (10.36%) DB2
6 20 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (7.97%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.39%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.20%) Big Data
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) SQLite
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.57%) Maven
3 18 (7.17%) Subversion
4 15 (5.98%) Ant
5 10 (3.98%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.19%) Grunt
6 8 (3.19%) Hudson
6 8 (3.19%) JIRA
7 7 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.59%) Gradle
8 4 (1.59%) JUnit
9 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.40%) JMeter
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.40%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.40%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 46 (18.33%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Banking
3 16 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.38%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Games
5 4 (1.59%) Automotive
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (52.19%) Developer
2 40 (15.94%) Architect
3 33 (13.15%) Web Developer
4 26 (10.36%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
5 18 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (7.17%) Senior Architect
6 16 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.37%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.78%) Perl Developer
8 11 (4.38%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (4.38%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.98%) Lead Developer
9 10 (3.98%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.59%) Analyst
10 9 (3.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Information Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (36.65%) HTML
2 64 (25.50%) XML
3 61 (24.30%) CSS
3 61 (24.30%) Web Services
4 43 (17.13%) HTML5
5 37 (14.74%) jQuery
6 36 (14.34%) JMS
7 32 (12.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 31 (12.35%) Django
8 31 (12.35%) J2EE
9 28 (11.16%) LAMP
10 23 (9.16%) Spring
11 22 (8.76%) Middleware
11 22 (8.76%) CSS3
12 20 (7.97%) JSP
12 20 (7.97%) SOAP
12 20 (7.97%) Hibernate
13 18 (7.17%) RESTful
14 12 (4.78%) OpenID
14 12 (4.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.17%) PKI
3 18 (7.17%) Blog
4 17 (6.77%) Device Driver
5 14 (5.58%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.98%) Robotics
6 10 (3.98%) Biology
6 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.59%) GIS
7 9 (3.59%) Replication
8 8 (3.19%) LIMS
9 6 (2.39%) Kindle
10 5 (1.99%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.59%) iPhone
11 4 (1.59%) Informatics
11 4 (1.59%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.59%) Firmware
11 4 (1.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 121 (48.21%) Linux
2 46 (18.33%) UNIX
3 22 (8.76%) Windows
4 18 (7.17%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (3.98%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.19%) Debian
7 7 (2.79%) OpenBSD
7 7 (2.79%) FreeBSD
7 7 (2.79%) AIX
7 7 (2.79%) Android
7 7 (2.79%) CentOS
8 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.73%) OO
3 29 (11.55%) Software Engineering
4 21 (8.37%) Security Architecture
5 18 (7.17%) Project Management
6 16 (6.37%) ERP
6 16 (6.37%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.37%) MVC
7 14 (5.58%) TDD
7 14 (5.58%) Content Management
8 13 (5.18%) Data Architecture
8 13 (5.18%) E-Commerce
8 13 (5.18%) SOA
9 12 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.78%) Software Architecture
9 12 (4.78%) Software Testing
10 11 (4.38%) Migration
11 10 (3.98%) OOD
11 10 (3.98%) OOP
12 9 (3.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.04%) Java
2 88 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 74 (29.48%) Python
4 48 (19.12%) Perl
5 38 (15.14%) C
6 36 (14.34%) SQL
7 32 (12.75%) Ruby
8 30 (11.95%) C++
9 28 (11.16%) PHP
10 18 (7.17%) PL/SQL
11 13 (5.18%) C#
12 12 (4.78%) Tcl
12 12 (4.78%) VB
12 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.98%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.39%) R
15 5 (1.99%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.59%) AWK
16 4 (1.59%) PHP5
17 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (19.52%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) PhD
3 3 (1.20%) CCIE
3 3 (1.20%) CCNP
3 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) ISO 9001
1 12 (4.78%) ISO 8583
2 9 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (4.78%) KVM
2 9 (3.59%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.99%) Xen
5 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) Puppet
2 17 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.78%) OpenSSO
4 5 (1.99%) Nessus
5 2 (0.80%) Nagios
5 2 (0.80%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.40%) MOM
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (28.69%) Oracle
2 27 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.36%) TIBCO
4 17 (6.77%) JBoss
5 11 (4.38%) Red Gate
6 10 (3.98%) Cisco
7 9 (3.59%) ESRI
8 8 (3.19%) VMware
9 7 (2.79%) IBM
9 7 (2.79%) Juniper
9 7 (2.79%) NetApp
9 7 (2.79%) Foundry
9 7 (2.79%) Aruba
10 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.39%) Google
11 4 (1.59%) ATG
11 4 (1.59%) IONA
12 2 (0.80%) Sybase
13 1 (0.40%) Sun
13 1 (0.40%) Dell
Essex
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Based in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB2) -...
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive (DOE)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and 10% bonu
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus x2, up to 30 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus x2, up to 30 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Suffolk
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Colchester
ITHR 752
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £23573 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago