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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 114 133 187
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +54
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 155 110 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.52% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.00% 5.12% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 128 98 67
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £56,000
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
2215 2150 2711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.67% 29.75% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1815 2245
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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 1 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 +26 87 £37,500 -21.05% 16
Hertfordshire -5 41 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Suffolk +6 14 £35,000 +84.21% 3
Essex +21 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Norfolk +8 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -19 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (39.08%) Java
2 100 (35.21%) Linux
3 99 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 87 (30.63%) HTML
5 78 (27.46%) Python
6 73 (25.70%) CSS
6 73 (25.70%) Ruby
7 68 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (23.59%) Computer Science
8 67 (23.59%) Relational Database
9 64 (22.54%) Finance
9 64 (22.54%) Oracle
10 61 (21.48%) MySQL
10 61 (21.48%) OO
11 57 (20.07%) WebLogic
11 57 (20.07%) WebSphere
12 56 (19.72%) Degree
13 55 (19.37%) NoSQL
14 52 (18.31%) Ruby on Rails
14 52 (18.31%) Web Services
15 51 (17.96%) XML
16 47 (16.55%) JMS
17 45 (15.85%) MongoDB
18 43 (15.14%) Software Engineering
19 39 (13.73%) C
19 39 (13.73%) Project Management
20 38 (13.38%) SQL
20 38 (13.38%) WebSphere Application Server
20 38 (13.38%) PKI
21 36 (12.68%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (20.07%) WebLogic
1 57 (20.07%) WebSphere
2 38 (13.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (11.62%) MQSeries
4 25 (8.80%) Node.js
5 22 (7.75%) GlassFish
6 20 (7.04%) Apache
7 13 (4.58%) IIS
8 12 (4.23%) CMS
9 9 (3.17%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
10 7 (2.46%) Drupal
11 6 (2.11%) WordPress
11 6 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.11%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.41%) nginx
13 4 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.17%) MS Office
3 5 (1.76%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.58%) SaaS
2 12 (4.23%) PaaS
3 8 (2.82%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.46%) IaaS
5 5 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (1.06%) Joyent
6 3 (1.06%) GitHub
6 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.69%) Internet
2 18 (6.34%) HTTP
3 15 (5.28%) Wireless
4 13 (4.58%) SNMP
4 13 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.87%) SSH
6 9 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (2.82%) Junos
8 7 (2.46%) BGP
8 7 (2.46%) LAN
8 7 (2.46%) WAN
9 6 (2.11%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.76%) DNS
10 5 (1.76%) NAS
10 5 (1.76%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.41%) Firewall
11 4 (1.41%) MPLS
11 4 (1.41%) OSPF
11 4 (1.41%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.59%) Relational Database
2 61 (21.48%) MySQL
3 55 (19.37%) NoSQL
4 45 (15.85%) MongoDB
5 35 (12.32%) DB2
6 29 (10.21%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (7.04%) SQL Server
8 13 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.58%) Oracle Database
9 11 (3.87%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.52%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.82%) Big Data
12 5 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.06%) SQLite
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.06%) Redis
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.58%) Selenium
4 12 (4.23%) Maven
4 12 (4.23%) Ant
4 12 (4.23%) JUnit
5 10 (3.52%) NUnit
6 9 (3.17%) WATIR
6 9 (3.17%) JBehave
6 9 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.17%) SpecFlow
6 9 (3.17%) Calabash
6 9 (3.17%) Gradle
7 6 (2.11%) JIRA
7 6 (2.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.06%) JMeter
8 3 (1.06%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.06%) Xcode
8 3 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 64 (22.54%) Finance
2 33 (11.62%) Banking
3 19 (6.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.82%) Retail
5 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.76%) Games
6 5 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Automotive
8 3 (1.06%) Billing
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (43.66%) Developer
2 57 (20.07%) Architect
3 39 (13.73%) Web Developer
4 29 (10.21%) Senior Architect
5 24 (8.45%) Analyst
6 21 (7.39%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.23%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (3.87%) Consultant
11 11 (3.87%) Data Architect
11 11 (3.87%) Senior Data Architect
12 10 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.82%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.46%) Product Manager
14 7 (2.46%) Service Desk Analyst
14 7 (2.46%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (30.63%) HTML
2 73 (25.70%) CSS
3 52 (18.31%) Web Services
3 52 (18.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 51 (17.96%) XML
5 47 (16.55%) JMS
6 36 (12.68%) jQuery
7 28 (9.86%) HTML5
8 25 (8.80%) Django
9 24 (8.45%) RESTful
9 24 (8.45%) J2EE
10 23 (8.10%) .NET
10 23 (8.10%) Spring
11 21 (7.39%) REST
12 19 (6.69%) Middleware
12 19 (6.69%) LAMP
12 19 (6.69%) Hibernate
13 15 (5.28%) JSON
14 12 (4.23%) SOAP
14 12 (4.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.59%) Computer Science
2 38 (13.38%) PKI
3 22 (7.75%) Mathematics
4 18 (6.34%) Informatics
4 18 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.93%) Physics
6 13 (4.58%) Blog
7 11 (3.87%) Kindle
7 11 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.52%) Statistics
9 9 (3.17%) Biology
9 9 (3.17%) Robotics
10 8 (2.82%) Device Driver
10 8 (2.82%) SWIFT
10 8 (2.82%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.46%) Visualisation
12 6 (2.11%) Firmware
13 5 (1.76%) LIMS
13 5 (1.76%) Applied Mathematics
14 4 (1.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.21%) Linux
2 32 (11.27%) UNIX
3 29 (10.21%) Windows
4 20 (7.04%) Android
5 15 (5.28%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.82%) Solaris
8 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.46%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.70%) Debian
11 2 (0.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.35%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.48%) OO
3 43 (15.14%) Software Engineering
4 39 (13.73%) Project Management
5 31 (10.92%) ERP
6 26 (9.15%) Security Architecture
7 23 (8.10%) MVC
8 22 (7.75%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.34%) OOD
10 17 (5.99%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.99%) Data Architecture
11 15 (5.28%) Automated Testing
11 15 (5.28%) Software Testing
11 15 (5.28%) Web Development
12 14 (4.93%) BDD
13 13 (4.58%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.58%) Bioinformatics
13 13 (4.58%) Test Scripting
14 12 (4.23%) Product Management
15 11 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.08%) Java
2 99 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 78 (27.46%) Python
4 73 (25.70%) Ruby
5 39 (13.73%) C
6 38 (13.38%) SQL
7 32 (11.27%) PHP
8 31 (10.92%) C#
9 24 (8.45%) Perl
10 16 (5.63%) C++
11 14 (4.93%) PL/SQL
12 13 (4.58%) R
13 9 (3.17%) PHP5
14 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.76%) Golang
15 5 (1.76%) Haskell
15 5 (1.76%) Groovy
15 5 (1.76%) Scala
15 5 (1.76%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 56 (19.72%) Degree
2 9 (3.17%) PhD
3 5 (1.76%) CISSP
3 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.06%) CCIE
4 3 (1.06%) CCNP
4 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.51%) ISO 8583
2 22 (7.75%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.11%) QA
4 4 (1.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.70%) JTAG
6 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.52%) KVM
4 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.76%) NFS
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.06%) QEMU
8 1 (0.35%) vCloud
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.82%) Puppet
2 8 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.06%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.70%) Nagios
4 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (22.54%) Oracle
2 34 (11.97%) TIBCO
3 25 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.45%) JBoss
5 21 (7.39%) VMware
6 14 (4.93%) Cisco
7 13 (4.58%) Zend
8 12 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.52%) Google
10 8 (2.82%) Foundry
10 8 (2.82%) Aruba
10 8 (2.82%) Juniper
10 8 (2.82%) IBM
10 8 (2.82%) HP
11 7 (2.46%) Dell
11 7 (2.46%) Apple
11 7 (2.46%) Red Gate
12 5 (1.76%) CA
12 5 (1.76%) NetApp
13 4 (1.41%) ESRI
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