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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 153 144 195
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +51
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 110 123 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.74% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.14% 4.40% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 72
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
2658 2796 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.78% 39.47% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 2221 2420
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,650
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Hertfordshire +9 46 £55,000 -23.34% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 44 £45,000 +4.65% 10
Suffolk -4 10 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Essex -3 6 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Bedfordshire 0 2 £57,500 -0.86%
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 - 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 136 (47.39%) Java
2 89 (31.01%) Linux
3 85 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (28.92%) JavaScript
5 79 (27.53%) Web Services
6 75 (26.13%) HTML
7 73 (25.44%) XML
8 69 (24.04%) Software Engineering
9 68 (23.69%) SQL
10 64 (22.30%) CSS
11 61 (21.25%) Oracle
12 59 (20.56%) Relational Database
13 54 (18.82%) OO
13 54 (18.82%) Python
13 54 (18.82%) Ruby
14 52 (18.12%) RESTful
15 51 (17.77%) Degree
15 51 (17.77%) Computer Science
15 51 (17.77%) Finance
16 48 (16.72%) C#
17 47 (16.38%) JUnit
17 47 (16.38%) Git (software)
18 45 (15.68%) WebSphere
18 45 (15.68%) Spring
18 45 (15.68%) C
18 45 (15.68%) WebLogic
18 45 (15.68%) MySQL
19 44 (15.33%) jQuery
20 42 (14.63%) Microsoft
21 40 (13.94%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 45 (15.68%) WebLogic
1 45 (15.68%) WebSphere
2 37 (12.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (11.50%) MQSeries
4 27 (9.41%) JBoss
5 18 (6.27%) Node.js
6 16 (5.57%) SharePoint
7 15 (5.23%) Apache
7 15 (5.23%) CMS
8 13 (4.53%) IIS
8 13 (4.53%) OpenStack
9 11 (3.83%) WordPress
10 10 (3.48%) Drupal
11 9 (3.14%) Joomla!
12 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (2.44%) MS Exchange
13 6 (2.09%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.74%) Umbraco
15 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.83%) SaaS
2 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.09%) IaaS
4 6 (2.09%) PaaS
5 3 (1.05%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Joyent
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.36%) SSL
2 23 (8.01%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.18%) SAN
4 11 (3.83%) Internet
4 11 (3.83%) DNS
5 10 (3.48%) SSH
5 10 (3.48%) HTTP
6 9 (3.14%) Firewall
7 8 (2.79%) NAS
7 8 (2.79%) SNMP
8 7 (2.44%) DAB
9 6 (2.09%) VoIP
9 6 (2.09%) VPN
10 5 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.39%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (1.05%) WAN
12 3 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.56%) Relational Database
2 45 (15.68%) MySQL
3 33 (11.50%) DB2
3 33 (11.50%) MongoDB
4 30 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.23%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.14%) Big Data
9 7 (2.44%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.74%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.39%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.39%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (16.38%) JUnit
1 47 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.94%) Selenium
3 36 (12.54%) Jenkins
4 29 (10.10%) NUnit
5 26 (9.06%) Cucumber
5 26 (9.06%) SpecFlow
6 20 (6.97%) Calabash
6 20 (6.97%) WATIR
6 20 (6.97%) JBehave
7 14 (4.88%) JIRA
8 11 (3.83%) Ant
9 10 (3.48%) Maven
10 8 (2.79%) Subversion
11 7 (2.44%) Grunt
11 7 (2.44%) GCC
12 6 (2.09%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.09%) Bugzilla
12 6 (2.09%) LLVM
13 5 (1.74%) Hudson
General
1 51 (17.77%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Retail
2 10 (3.48%) Marketing
3 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.79%) Games
5 7 (2.44%) Automotive
6 6 (2.09%) Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Electronics
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (37.28%) Developer
2 50 (17.42%) Software Engineer
3 47 (16.38%) Architect
4 30 (10.45%) Analyst
5 27 (9.41%) Senior Developer
6 26 (9.06%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (8.71%) Java Developer
8 24 (8.36%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.57%) Enterprise Architect
10 12 (4.18%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (3.83%) Graduate
12 10 (3.48%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Senior Architect
13 9 (3.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.14%) IT Support
13 9 (3.14%) Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.14%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.53%) Web Services
2 75 (26.13%) HTML
3 73 (25.44%) XML
4 64 (22.30%) CSS
5 52 (18.12%) RESTful
6 45 (15.68%) Spring
7 44 (15.33%) jQuery
8 39 (13.59%) .NET
9 34 (11.85%) JMS
10 26 (9.06%) Application Packaging
11 24 (8.36%) HTML5
12 23 (8.01%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (6.97%) Django
13 20 (6.97%) Gherkin
14 19 (6.62%) Middleware
15 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET
16 17 (5.92%) LAMP
17 16 (5.57%) Laravel
18 15 (5.23%) CSS3
19 14 (4.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.77%) Computer Science
2 38 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 29 (10.10%) PKI
4 26 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.97%) Mathematics
6 18 (6.27%) Mobile App
7 16 (5.57%) SWIFT
8 13 (4.53%) Device Driver
9 12 (4.18%) Physics
10 11 (3.83%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.44%) User Experience
12 6 (2.09%) Informatics
13 5 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.74%) Biology
14 4 (1.39%) Learning Management System
14 4 (1.39%) Blog
14 4 (1.39%) Robotics
14 4 (1.39%) Statistics
14 4 (1.39%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.01%) Linux
2 37 (12.89%) Windows
3 31 (10.80%) UNIX
4 27 (9.41%) Android
5 11 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.09%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.74%) Debian
9 5 (1.74%) AIX
10 4 (1.39%) FreeBSD
10 4 (1.39%) OpenBSD
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.05%) Solaris
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.04%) Software Engineering
3 54 (18.82%) OO
4 33 (11.50%) Web Development
5 32 (11.15%) ITIL
5 32 (11.15%) Web Application Development
6 31 (10.80%) MVC
7 30 (10.45%) BDD
8 28 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 25 (8.71%) Test Scripting
9 25 (8.71%) Software Testing
9 25 (8.71%) TDD
9 25 (8.71%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.36%) SOA
11 22 (7.67%) OOD
12 19 (6.62%) Waterfall
13 17 (5.92%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.57%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (5.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 136 (47.39%) Java
2 83 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 68 (23.69%) SQL
4 54 (18.82%) Python
4 54 (18.82%) Ruby
5 48 (16.72%) C#
6 45 (15.68%) C
7 33 (11.50%) PHP
8 20 (6.97%) C++
9 16 (5.57%) Perl
10 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.74%) Golang
12 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.39%) R
12 4 (1.39%) Haskell
13 3 (1.05%) Erlang
13 3 (1.05%) Groovy
13 3 (1.05%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (17.77%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.05%) VCP4
4 2 (0.70%) CCIE
4 2 (0.70%) CCNP
4 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.35%) GIAC
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.57%) ISO 8583
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.23%) KVM
3 13 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.18%) Xen
5 10 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.48%) XenServer
6 6 (2.09%) QEMU
7 4 (1.39%) Docker
7 4 (1.39%) Ceph
7 4 (1.39%) LXC
8 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.05%) vCloud
9 2 (0.70%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.53%) Puppet
2 7 (2.44%) cPanel
3 4 (1.39%) Mesos
3 4 (1.39%) Nessus
4 3 (1.05%) SCCM
5 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.70%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 61 (21.25%) Oracle
2 42 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.89%) IBM
4 33 (11.50%) TIBCO
5 13 (4.53%) Citrix
5 13 (4.53%) VMware
6 11 (3.83%) Zend
7 8 (2.79%) HP
8 7 (2.44%) Qualys
9 5 (1.74%) SAP
9 5 (1.74%) Cisco
9 5 (1.74%) NetApp
10 4 (1.39%) Pegasus
10 4 (1.39%) Reuters
10 4 (1.39%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.05%) Red Gate
11 3 (1.05%) hybris
11 3 (1.05%) Apple
11 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.05%) BMC
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + (Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £60k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago