The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 159 126 148
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 109 162 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 2.03% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.53% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 103 133 102
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £75,000 £70,000
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 68 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -19 36 £45,000 +18.42% 10
Essex -15 2 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Suffolk -16 2 £35,000 - 3
Norfolk +2 1 £20,000 -20.00%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (57.77%) JavaScript
2 112 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (43.69%) HTML
4 87 (42.23%) jQuery
5 80 (38.83%) CSS
6 79 (38.35%) Java
6 79 (38.35%) MVC
7 77 (37.38%) Selenium
8 69 (33.50%) Linux
9 67 (32.52%) Oracle
9 67 (32.52%) Software Engineering
10 65 (31.55%) SQL
11 60 (29.13%) Degree
12 59 (28.64%) SOA
12 59 (28.64%) HTML5
13 58 (28.16%) PHP
13 58 (28.16%) XML
14 57 (27.67%) TDD
15 55 (26.70%) Web Development
15 55 (26.70%) MySQL
16 54 (26.21%) Scrum
17 53 (25.73%) Python
17 53 (25.73%) Mobile Development
18 51 (24.76%) Git (software)
19 50 (24.27%) CSS3
19 50 (24.27%) Microsoft
19 50 (24.27%) Ruby
20 49 (23.79%) .NET
21 48 (23.30%) Web Services
22 46 (22.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (14.56%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.62%) WebLogic
3 25 (12.14%) WebSphere
4 23 (11.17%) JBoss
5 13 (6.31%) OpenStack
6 9 (4.37%) Node.js
7 8 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.40%) Drupal
8 7 (3.40%) Apache
9 6 (2.91%) WordPress
10 5 (2.43%) CMS
10 5 (2.43%) Joomla!
10 5 (2.43%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.94%) IIS
12 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.97%) nginx
14 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 37 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.88%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.43%) SaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.97%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) SSL
2 5 (2.43%) SSH
3 4 (1.94%) DAB
4 3 (1.46%) HTTP
4 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.70%) MySQL
2 43 (20.87%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.68%) MongoDB
3 22 (10.68%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.31%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.83%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.88%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.43%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.43%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.43%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.43%) DB2
10 3 (1.46%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (37.38%) Selenium
2 51 (24.76%) Git (software)
3 42 (20.39%) NUnit
4 35 (16.99%) JUnit
5 31 (15.05%) TeamCity
6 30 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (13.59%) Jenkins
8 23 (11.17%) Ant
9 21 (10.19%) JIRA
10 18 (8.74%) Maven
11 11 (5.34%) Cucumber
12 8 (3.88%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.94%) Grunt
14 3 (1.46%) GCC
14 3 (1.46%) Mockito
14 3 (1.46%) LLVM
14 3 (1.46%) jMock
14 3 (1.46%) Subversion
14 3 (1.46%) Bugzilla
15 2 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 9 (4.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Games
3 6 (2.91%) Retail
4 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Automotive
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (68.93%) Developer
2 57 (27.67%) Software Engineer
3 52 (25.24%) Senior Developer
4 36 (17.48%) Java Developer
5 31 (15.05%) .NET Developer
5 31 (15.05%) C# Developer
5 31 (15.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (14.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 30 (14.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 29 (14.08%) PHP Developer
8 25 (12.14%) Java Software Engineer
9 24 (11.65%) Architect
10 23 (11.17%) Web Developer
11 20 (9.71%) Senior Web Developer
12 19 (9.22%) Software Developer
13 16 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (7.77%) C# Software Engineer
13 16 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (7.77%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.69%) HTML
2 87 (42.23%) jQuery
3 80 (38.83%) CSS
4 59 (28.64%) HTML5
5 58 (28.16%) XML
6 50 (24.27%) CSS3
7 49 (23.79%) .NET
8 48 (23.30%) Web Services
9 35 (16.99%) Ajax
10 33 (16.02%) ASP.NET
11 32 (15.53%) WCF
11 32 (15.53%) REST
12 31 (15.05%) Laravel
12 31 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (14.56%) WebSockets
13 30 (14.56%) Silverlight
13 30 (14.56%) XSLT
14 27 (13.11%) Symfony
15 25 (12.14%) SOAP
15 25 (12.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.50%) Mathematics
3 24 (11.65%) Algorithms
4 19 (9.22%) Blog
5 15 (7.28%) GIS
6 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.88%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.88%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.91%) IVR
10 5 (2.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.43%) Statistics
10 5 (2.43%) Informatics
10 5 (2.43%) Physics
10 5 (2.43%) NHS
11 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.46%) PKI
12 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.50%) Linux
2 26 (12.62%) Android
3 22 (10.68%) Apple iOS
4 21 (10.19%) Windows
5 9 (4.37%) UNIX
6 4 (1.94%) AIX
7 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.97%) Debian
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.35%) MVC
3 67 (32.52%) Software Engineering
4 59 (28.64%) SOA
5 57 (27.67%) TDD
6 55 (26.70%) Web Development
7 54 (26.21%) Scrum
8 53 (25.73%) Mobile Development
9 35 (16.99%) OOD
10 32 (15.53%) Multithreading
11 30 (14.56%) Low Latency
12 29 (14.08%) OO
13 28 (13.59%) Mentoring
14 27 (13.11%) OOP
15 21 (10.19%) API Integration
16 20 (9.71%) E-Commerce
17 18 (8.74%) Kanban
17 18 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (8.25%) Coaching
19 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (57.77%) JavaScript
2 79 (38.35%) Java
3 65 (31.55%) SQL
4 58 (28.16%) PHP
5 53 (25.73%) Python
6 50 (24.27%) Ruby
7 46 (22.33%) C#
8 33 (16.02%) PL/SQL
9 32 (15.53%) Objective-C
10 15 (7.28%) Perl
10 15 (7.28%) C
11 8 (3.88%) C++
11 8 (3.88%) Go
12 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.43%) R
13 5 (2.43%) Haskell
14 2 (0.97%) Scala
14 2 (0.97%) Jython
14 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (29.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (0.49%) GIAC
2 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) KVM
1 9 (4.37%) Docker
2 5 (2.43%) LXC
2 5 (2.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (2.43%) Xen
2 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) QEMU
4 2 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.49%) vCloud
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (7.77%) Puppet
2 8 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.43%) Mesos
4 4 (1.94%) cPanel
5 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.97%) Ansible
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.49%) Nessus
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (32.52%) Oracle
2 50 (24.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.59%) Zend
4 8 (3.88%) HP
5 7 (3.40%) IBM
6 6 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.91%) VMware
7 5 (2.43%) Citrix
7 5 (2.43%) Pegasus
8 4 (1.94%) Veeam
9 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.97%) hybris
10 2 (0.97%) Google
10 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.49%) Qualys
11 1 (0.49%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.49%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.49%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.49%) Perforce
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k dep. on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + shares and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellant Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellant Package
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Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
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Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
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Cambridge
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