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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 165 174 180
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 102 107 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.25% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 3.25% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 91 90 96
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
2862 3293 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.49% 38.45% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 2615 2611
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +33 46 £45,000 -0.55% 21
Hertfordshire -14 40 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Essex +13 7 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Suffolk 0 6 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Norfolk +6 2 £31,250 +13.63%
Bedfordshire +17 1 £42,500 -45.16%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 104 (45.41%) Java
2 98 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (36.24%) JavaScript
4 78 (34.06%) HTML
5 75 (32.75%) Linux
6 68 (29.69%) XML
7 65 (28.38%) CSS
8 63 (27.51%) jQuery
9 59 (25.76%) SQL
9 59 (25.76%) Software Engineering
10 58 (25.33%) Oracle
11 57 (24.89%) Ruby
12 55 (24.02%) Python
13 53 (23.14%) MVC
14 52 (22.71%) Degree
15 48 (20.96%) Web Services
15 48 (20.96%) Selenium
16 47 (20.52%) MySQL
17 45 (19.65%) Microsoft
18 44 (19.21%) Git (software)
19 42 (18.34%) Relational Database
20 40 (17.47%) HTML5
20 40 (17.47%) Computer Science
20 40 (17.47%) WebSphere
20 40 (17.47%) WebLogic
21 39 (17.03%) .NET
21 39 (17.03%) PHP
21 39 (17.03%) Web Development
22 38 (16.59%) Finance
23 37 (16.16%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 40 (17.47%) WebSphere
1 40 (17.47%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.48%) MQSeries
2 24 (10.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (7.86%) JBoss
4 15 (6.55%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.68%) CMS
6 12 (5.24%) OpenStack
6 12 (5.24%) Apache
7 9 (3.93%) Node.js
7 9 (3.93%) Drupal
7 9 (3.93%) WordPress
8 8 (3.49%) Joomla!
9 5 (2.18%) IIS
9 5 (2.18%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.31%) Lync
12 2 (0.87%) nginx
12 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.55%) SaaS
2 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.62%) PaaS
3 6 (2.62%) IaaS
4 5 (2.18%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.87%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) SSL
2 13 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.93%) DNS
4 8 (3.49%) SSH
5 7 (3.06%) DAB
6 6 (2.62%) Internet
6 6 (2.62%) HTTP
7 5 (2.18%) Firewall
8 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.75%) VPN
9 3 (1.31%) VoIP
9 3 (1.31%) WAN
9 3 (1.31%) DHCP
9 3 (1.31%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.31%) LAN
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.87%) SAN
10 2 (0.87%) SNMP
11 1 (0.44%) 802.11
11 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.52%) MySQL
2 42 (18.34%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.23%) NoSQL
4 27 (11.79%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (10.48%) DB2
6 13 (5.68%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.18%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.18%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.18%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.18%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.75%) Big Data
9 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.31%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (20.96%) Selenium
2 44 (19.21%) Git (software)
3 37 (16.16%) JUnit
4 29 (12.66%) NUnit
5 21 (9.17%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.42%) JIRA
7 16 (6.99%) Ant
8 15 (6.55%) TeamCity
9 14 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (6.11%) Cucumber
10 13 (5.68%) SpecFlow
11 9 (3.93%) Calabash
11 9 (3.93%) WATIR
11 9 (3.93%) JBehave
12 7 (3.06%) Grunt
13 6 (2.62%) jMock
13 6 (2.62%) Mockito
13 6 (2.62%) Maven
14 5 (2.18%) GCC
15 4 (1.75%) LLVM
General
1 38 (16.59%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Marketing
3 9 (3.93%) Games
3 9 (3.93%) Automotive
4 8 (3.49%) Retail
5 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.62%) Banking
6 5 (2.18%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 110 (48.03%) Developer
2 51 (22.27%) Software Engineer
3 39 (17.03%) Senior Developer
3 39 (17.03%) Architect
4 26 (11.35%) Java Developer
5 24 (10.48%) Web Developer
6 19 (8.30%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.42%) Analyst
8 16 (6.99%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.99%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (6.55%) Senior Web Developer
9 15 (6.55%) .NET Developer
10 14 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.68%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.68%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (4.80%) Test Engineer
13 11 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.06%) HTML
2 68 (29.69%) XML
3 65 (28.38%) CSS
4 63 (27.51%) jQuery
5 48 (20.96%) Web Services
6 40 (17.47%) HTML5
7 39 (17.03%) .NET
8 35 (15.28%) RESTful
9 32 (13.97%) Spring
9 32 (13.97%) CSS3
10 26 (11.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 24 (10.48%) JMS
12 21 (9.17%) JSON
13 20 (8.73%) Ajax
14 19 (8.30%) Application Packaging
15 18 (7.86%) Laravel
15 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET
16 17 (7.42%) LAMP
16 17 (7.42%) AngularJS
16 17 (7.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.47%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.97%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.17%) PKI
4 20 (8.73%) Mathematics
5 19 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (8.30%) Algorithms
6 16 (6.99%) Mobile App
7 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (5.68%) Blog
9 11 (4.80%) SWIFT
10 8 (3.49%) Physics
11 7 (3.06%) Informatics
12 5 (2.18%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (2.18%) Statistics
12 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.75%) Learning Management System
13 4 (1.75%) Robotics
13 4 (1.75%) Biology
13 4 (1.75%) User Experience
13 4 (1.75%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 75 (32.75%) Linux
2 33 (14.41%) Windows
3 28 (12.23%) Android
4 19 (8.30%) UNIX
5 11 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.37%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.93%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.31%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.87%) Debian
10 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.87%) AIX
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.44%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.76%) Software Engineering
3 53 (23.14%) MVC
4 39 (17.03%) Web Development
5 37 (16.16%) SOA
6 35 (15.28%) TDD
7 34 (14.85%) OO
8 32 (13.97%) Mobile Development
9 28 (12.23%) Scrum
10 26 (11.35%) Mentoring
11 23 (10.04%) E-Commerce
12 21 (9.17%) OOD
13 20 (8.73%) OOP
14 17 (7.42%) ITIL
15 15 (6.55%) Web Application Development
16 14 (6.11%) Multithreading
16 14 (6.11%) Low Latency
16 14 (6.11%) BDD
16 14 (6.11%) Waterfall
17 13 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.41%) Java
2 83 (36.24%) JavaScript
3 59 (25.76%) SQL
4 57 (24.89%) Ruby
5 55 (24.02%) Python
6 39 (17.03%) PHP
7 37 (16.16%) C#
8 29 (12.66%) C
9 22 (9.61%) Perl
10 17 (7.42%) PL/SQL
10 17 (7.42%) Objective-C
11 15 (6.55%) C++
12 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.49%) Go
13 5 (2.18%) R
13 5 (2.18%) Haskell
14 3 (1.31%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.87%) Scala
15 2 (0.87%) Erlang
15 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (22.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) PhD
2 1 (0.44%) GIAC
2 1 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 15 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.80%) KVM
4 8 (3.49%) Docker
5 6 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.18%) LXC
6 5 (2.18%) Xen
6 5 (2.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (1.75%) QEMU
8 3 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) XenServer
9 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) Ceph
10 1 (0.44%) vCloud
10 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.37%) Puppet
2 7 (3.06%) cPanel
3 5 (2.18%) Mesos
4 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.31%) SCCM
6 2 (0.87%) Nagios
6 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) Nessus
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (25.33%) Oracle
2 45 (19.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.48%) TIBCO
3 24 (10.48%) IBM
4 15 (6.55%) VMware
5 13 (5.68%) Zend
6 9 (3.93%) HP
7 7 (3.06%) Citrix
8 5 (2.18%) Pegasus
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco
9 3 (1.31%) Dell
9 3 (1.31%) Apple
9 3 (1.31%) SAP
9 3 (1.31%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.87%) Veeam
10 2 (0.87%) Google
10 2 (0.87%) NetApp
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.87%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.44%) BMC
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester
Eligo
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: up to £60k
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techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Maximum £45k + Bonus, Benefits + Superb Pension (12% Non-Contributory!
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Hertfordshire
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