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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 103 103 193
Rank change year-on-year
0 +90
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 174 158 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.24% 2.32% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 5.94% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 152 115 75
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2786 2661 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.90% 39.14% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 2060 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,021
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +5 77 £38,000 -15.55% 7
Hertfordshire -2 56 £65,000 +23.80% 6
Essex -6 25 £40,000 - 4
Suffolk +5 12 £36,250 +4.31% 1
Bedfordshire -14 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 127 (39.32%) Java
2 105 (32.51%) JavaScript
3 104 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (29.10%) Linux
5 89 (27.55%) Web Services
6 82 (25.39%) HTML
7 80 (24.77%) CSS
8 75 (23.22%) SQL
8 75 (23.22%) Software Engineering
9 72 (22.29%) XML
9 72 (22.29%) Ruby
10 59 (18.27%) Python
11 58 (17.96%) Oracle
11 58 (17.96%) NoSQL
12 57 (17.65%) MySQL
13 56 (17.34%) Computer Science
13 56 (17.34%) Relational Database
14 53 (16.41%) Degree
15 52 (16.10%) C#
15 52 (16.10%) OO
16 50 (15.48%) MongoDB
17 48 (14.86%) Finance
17 48 (14.86%) RESTful
18 47 (14.55%) jQuery
19 46 (14.24%) Ruby on Rails
20 42 (13.00%) WebLogic
20 42 (13.00%) WebSphere
21 41 (12.69%) Microsoft
22 40 (12.38%) C
22 40 (12.38%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (13.00%) WebLogic
1 42 (13.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (10.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (8.98%) Node.js
4 28 (8.67%) MQSeries
5 27 (8.36%) JBoss
6 16 (4.95%) Apache
6 16 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.95%) IIS
7 14 (4.33%) CMS
7 14 (4.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.79%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.79%) GlassFish
8 9 (2.79%) WordPress
9 8 (2.48%) Joomla!
9 8 (2.48%) Drupal
9 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (5.26%) MS Office
2 16 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.64%) SaaS
2 10 (3.10%) PaaS
2 10 (3.10%) IaaS
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.86%) GitHub
5 4 (1.24%) Joyent
5 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.57%) SSL
3 17 (5.26%) HTTP
4 14 (4.33%) SAN
5 12 (3.72%) SNMP
6 11 (3.41%) Internet
7 10 (3.10%) LAN
7 10 (3.10%) WAN
8 8 (2.48%) VoIP
8 8 (2.48%) Firewall
8 8 (2.48%) NAS
8 8 (2.48%) DNS
9 6 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.86%) VPN
10 5 (1.55%) Wireless
10 5 (1.55%) SSH
10 5 (1.55%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.24%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.24%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.96%) NoSQL
2 57 (17.65%) MySQL
3 56 (17.34%) Relational Database
4 50 (15.48%) MongoDB
5 33 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (8.98%) DB2
7 17 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 17 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.10%) Big Data
9 9 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.48%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.24%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.24%) Redis
12 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.31%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.31%) HBase
13 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (12.38%) JUnit
1 40 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.76%) Selenium
2 38 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.60%) NUnit
4 28 (8.67%) Cucumber
4 28 (8.67%) SpecFlow
5 24 (7.43%) Calabash
5 24 (7.43%) WATIR
5 24 (7.43%) JBehave
6 15 (4.64%) Maven
7 9 (2.79%) Ant
7 9 (2.79%) JIRA
7 9 (2.79%) Gradle
8 8 (2.48%) TestNG
9 7 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.17%) Subversion
10 6 (1.86%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.86%) LLVM
10 6 (1.86%) GCC
General
1 48 (14.86%) Finance
2 15 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.41%) Retail
4 10 (3.10%) Marketing
5 9 (2.79%) Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Billing
6 4 (1.24%) Games
6 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (35.60%) Developer
2 46 (14.24%) Architect
3 42 (13.00%) Analyst
4 40 (12.38%) Software Engineer
5 39 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 20 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 14 (4.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 13 (4.02%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (3.41%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.41%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.10%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (3.10%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (2.79%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (2.79%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.55%) Web Services
2 82 (25.39%) HTML
3 80 (24.77%) CSS
4 72 (22.29%) XML
5 48 (14.86%) RESTful
6 47 (14.55%) jQuery
7 46 (14.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 35 (10.84%) Spring
8 35 (10.84%) .NET
8 35 (10.84%) JMS
9 24 (7.43%) Gherkin
10 23 (7.12%) Django
11 19 (5.88%) Application Packaging
11 19 (5.88%) REST
12 18 (5.57%) ASP.NET
12 18 (5.57%) Middleware
13 16 (4.95%) HTML5
14 14 (4.33%) CSS3
14 14 (4.33%) Laravel
14 14 (4.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.34%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 23 (7.12%) PKI
5 22 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (6.19%) User Experience
6 20 (6.19%) Mathematics
7 19 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 19 (5.88%) Mobile App
8 15 (4.64%) Device Driver
9 13 (4.02%) SWIFT
10 12 (3.72%) Physics
11 10 (3.10%) Informatics
12 9 (2.79%) Visualisation
13 7 (2.17%) Blog
14 5 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (1.24%) Applied Mathematics
15 4 (1.24%) Statistics
16 3 (0.93%) Replication
16 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.10%) Linux
2 38 (11.76%) Windows
3 35 (10.84%) Android
4 32 (9.91%) UNIX
5 18 (5.57%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.10%) Windows Phone
8 9 (2.79%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.86%) Debian
11 5 (1.55%) OpenBSD
11 5 (1.55%) FreeBSD
11 5 (1.55%) AIX
12 4 (1.24%) Solaris
13 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.22%) Software Engineering
3 52 (16.10%) OO
4 36 (11.15%) BDD
5 34 (10.53%) ITIL
6 33 (10.22%) Test Automation
7 31 (9.60%) Test Scripting
7 31 (9.60%) Software Testing
8 30 (9.29%) Project Management
9 27 (8.36%) Web Application Development
10 26 (8.05%) Web Development
11 24 (7.43%) TDD
12 23 (7.12%) E-Commerce
13 20 (6.19%) MVC
14 19 (5.88%) Product Management
15 18 (5.57%) OOD
15 18 (5.57%) SOA
16 17 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (5.26%) Line Management
17 16 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.32%) Java
2 105 (32.51%) JavaScript
3 75 (23.22%) SQL
4 72 (22.29%) Ruby
5 59 (18.27%) Python
6 52 (16.10%) C#
7 40 (12.38%) C
8 29 (8.98%) PHP
9 17 (5.26%) C++
10 10 (3.10%) Perl
11 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.86%) PHP5
13 4 (1.24%) R
13 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.93%) Scala
14 3 (0.93%) Groovy
15 2 (0.62%) Jython
Qualifications
1 53 (16.41%) Degree
2 6 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.24%) PhD
4 2 (0.62%) CCIE
4 2 (0.62%) CCNP
4 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) ISO 8583
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.72%) KVM
5 10 (3.10%) XenServer
6 8 (2.48%) Xen
7 6 (1.86%) QEMU
8 5 (1.55%) Ceph
9 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.93%) vCloud
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.62%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.33%) Puppet
2 10 (3.10%) SCCM
3 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.93%) Nessus
4 3 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (0.62%) Nagios
5 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) cPanel
Vendors
1 58 (17.96%) Oracle
2 41 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.98%) IBM
4 28 (8.67%) TIBCO
5 20 (6.19%) VMware
6 14 (4.33%) Zend
7 12 (3.72%) HP
8 10 (3.10%) Dell
8 10 (3.10%) Citrix
8 10 (3.10%) Apple
8 10 (3.10%) Red Gate
9 6 (1.86%) Qualys
9 6 (1.86%) NetApp
9 6 (1.86%) Cisco
10 5 (1.55%) SAP
10 5 (1.55%) Adobe
10 5 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.24%) BMC
11 4 (1.24%) Google
11 4 (1.24%) Reuters
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Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £37845 - £48147 per annum + excellent benefits
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Essex
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Essex
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Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: to £55k + stock options
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Hertfordshire
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Posted: 15 days ago
Herts - commutable from London
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