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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 109 107 206
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +99
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 179 154 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.29% 2.18% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.57% 5.54% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 146 135 65
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £60,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2723 2778 3300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.77% 39.34% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2135 2251 2787
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 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
Cambridgeshire +31 95 £38,000 -20.00% 13
Hertfordshire -20 35 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Essex +16 31 £42,500 - 5
Suffolk +5 16 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Norfolk +11 1 £30,500 -
Bedfordshire -34 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 133 (39.12%) Java
2 125 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 112 (32.94%) Linux
4 106 (31.18%) HTML
5 101 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (27.94%) CSS
7 79 (23.24%) Python
7 79 (23.24%) Ruby
8 78 (22.94%) Computer Science
9 75 (22.06%) Web Services
10 74 (21.76%) Software Engineering
11 72 (21.18%) OO
12 68 (20.00%) SQL
13 67 (19.71%) MySQL
14 65 (19.12%) Oracle
14 65 (19.12%) NoSQL
15 64 (18.82%) Relational Database
16 63 (18.53%) Degree
17 62 (18.24%) XML
18 57 (16.76%) Finance
19 55 (16.18%) MongoDB
20 53 (15.59%) C#
21 51 (15.00%) C
22 50 (14.71%) WebLogic
22 50 (14.71%) jQuery
22 50 (14.71%) WebSphere
23 49 (14.41%) Ruby on Rails
24 41 (12.06%) .NET
25 39 (11.47%) JBoss
25 39 (11.47%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.71%) WebLogic
1 50 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 39 (11.47%) JBoss
3 35 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (9.41%) Node.js
5 26 (7.65%) MQSeries
6 25 (7.35%) IIS
7 24 (7.06%) Apache
8 21 (6.18%) SharePoint
9 20 (5.88%) GlassFish
10 15 (4.41%) CMS
11 11 (3.24%) MS Exchange
12 10 (2.94%) Tomcat
13 9 (2.65%) WordPress
14 8 (2.35%) Joomla!
14 8 (2.35%) Drupal
14 8 (2.35%) OpenStack
14 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
15 6 (1.76%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (3.82%) MS Office
2 12 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.82%) SaaS
2 12 (3.53%) PaaS
3 7 (2.06%) IaaS
4 6 (1.76%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.47%) GitHub
6 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.18%) Joyent
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.76%) HTTP
2 20 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.71%) SNMP
4 14 (4.12%) Internet
5 13 (3.82%) SAN
6 12 (3.53%) SSH
7 10 (2.94%) Wireless
7 10 (2.94%) NAS
8 9 (2.65%) SSL
9 8 (2.35%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.06%) LAN
10 7 (2.06%) WAN
11 6 (1.76%) VoIP
11 6 (1.76%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.76%) DNS
11 6 (1.76%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (1.47%) Firewall
13 4 (1.18%) DHCP
13 4 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.71%) MySQL
2 65 (19.12%) NoSQL
3 64 (18.82%) Relational Database
4 55 (16.18%) MongoDB
5 33 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (8.24%) DB2
7 18 (5.29%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.29%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.94%) Big Data
8 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.65%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.18%) Redis
13 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.88%) SQLite
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 36 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.12%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.82%) JUnit
4 28 (8.24%) Selenium
5 23 (6.76%) NUnit
6 20 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 20 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 18 (5.29%) Calabash
7 18 (5.29%) JBehave
7 18 (5.29%) WATIR
8 16 (4.71%) Maven
9 11 (3.24%) Ant
10 10 (2.94%) Gradle
11 9 (2.65%) JIRA
12 7 (2.06%) TestNG
13 6 (1.76%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.76%) Hudson
13 6 (1.76%) GCC
13 6 (1.76%) Subversion
13 6 (1.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 57 (16.76%) Finance
2 22 (6.47%) Banking
3 21 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.24%) Retail
5 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.06%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.18%) Games
8 3 (0.88%) Automotive
8 3 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (42.65%) Developer
2 50 (14.71%) Architect
3 43 (12.65%) Web Developer
4 39 (11.47%) Software Engineer
5 33 (9.71%) Analyst
6 25 (7.35%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 16 (4.71%) Senior Architect
10 11 (3.24%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.24%) Consultant
11 9 (2.65%) Graduate
11 9 (2.65%) .NET Developer
11 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (2.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.18%) HTML
2 95 (27.94%) CSS
3 75 (22.06%) Web Services
4 62 (18.24%) XML
5 50 (14.71%) jQuery
6 49 (14.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 41 (12.06%) .NET
8 39 (11.47%) JMS
9 31 (9.12%) RESTful
10 28 (8.24%) HTML5
11 27 (7.94%) REST
12 23 (6.76%) Django
12 23 (6.76%) Spring
12 23 (6.76%) Middleware
13 21 (6.18%) ASP.NET
14 19 (5.59%) J2EE
15 18 (5.29%) Gherkin
16 16 (4.71%) LAMP
16 16 (4.71%) JSON
17 15 (4.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.94%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.53%) Algorithms
3 29 (8.53%) PKI
4 28 (8.24%) Mathematics
5 25 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (5.88%) User Experience
7 16 (4.71%) Device Driver
8 15 (4.41%) Management Information System
8 15 (4.41%) Physics
9 14 (4.12%) Informatics
10 13 (3.82%) Mobile App
10 13 (3.82%) SWIFT
10 13 (3.82%) Blog
11 9 (2.65%) Visualisation
11 9 (2.65%) Statistics
12 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.47%) Kindle
13 5 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 112 (32.94%) Linux
2 38 (11.18%) Windows
3 30 (8.82%) UNIX
4 22 (6.47%) Android
5 16 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.65%) Solaris
9 7 (2.06%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.47%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.18%) Debian
11 4 (1.18%) AIX
11 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.88%) OpenBSD
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.76%) Software Engineering
3 72 (21.18%) OO
4 33 (9.71%) Project Management
5 31 (9.12%) Web Development
6 29 (8.53%) BDD
7 28 (8.24%) OOD
8 26 (7.65%) Software Testing
8 26 (7.65%) Test Automation
9 25 (7.35%) Web Application Development
9 25 (7.35%) Test Scripting
9 25 (7.35%) ITIL
10 21 (6.18%) ERP
10 21 (6.18%) MVC
11 20 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 18 (5.29%) TDD
13 17 (5.00%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (39.12%) Java
2 125 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 79 (23.24%) Python
3 79 (23.24%) Ruby
4 68 (20.00%) SQL
5 53 (15.59%) C#
6 51 (15.00%) C
7 36 (10.59%) PHP
8 22 (6.47%) C++
9 18 (5.29%) Perl
10 12 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.65%) R
12 8 (2.35%) Scala
12 8 (2.35%) PHP5
13 7 (2.06%) Groovy
14 6 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.47%) Golang
15 5 (1.47%) Jython
15 5 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 63 (18.53%) Degree
2 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.47%) PhD
3 5 (1.47%) CISSP
4 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.59%) CCIE
5 2 (0.59%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.88%) ISO 8583
2 10 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.35%) QA
4 4 (1.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) WCAG
5 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.12%) KVM
4 11 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.35%) XenServer
5 8 (2.35%) Xen
6 6 (1.76%) QEMU
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.18%) NFS
9 3 (0.88%) Ceph
9 3 (0.88%) vCloud
10 2 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.53%) Puppet
2 9 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.35%) SCCM
4 5 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.47%) BMC Performance Manager
5 3 (0.88%) Nessus
6 2 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (19.12%) Oracle
2 38 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.94%) TIBCO
4 18 (5.29%) VMware
5 16 (4.71%) Zend
6 15 (4.41%) IBM
7 12 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.94%) HP
9 8 (2.35%) Cisco
9 8 (2.35%) Citrix
9 8 (2.35%) Google
10 7 (2.06%) NetApp
10 7 (2.06%) Apple
10 7 (2.06%) Dell
10 7 (2.06%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.76%) Qualys
12 5 (1.47%) NetIQ
12 5 (1.47%) Adobe
12 5 (1.47%) BMC
12 5 (1.47%) CA
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