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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 162 158 166
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 104 125 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.40% 1.49% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 3.99% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 101 105
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £75,000 £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
2848 3134 2962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 37.24% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2454 2568
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 22 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 22 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
Hertfordshire -12 47 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Cambridgeshire +16 44 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Essex -4 7 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Suffolk +2 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Norfolk +7 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 97 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (43.98%) JavaScript
3 90 (41.67%) Java
4 83 (38.43%) HTML
5 73 (33.80%) Linux
6 70 (32.41%) jQuery
7 69 (31.94%) CSS
8 62 (28.70%) Software Engineering
9 61 (28.24%) MVC
9 61 (28.24%) SQL
9 61 (28.24%) XML
10 58 (26.85%) Oracle
11 55 (25.46%) Ruby
12 54 (25.00%) Degree
13 53 (24.54%) Python
14 51 (23.61%) MySQL
15 50 (23.15%) Selenium
16 46 (21.30%) HTML5
17 45 (20.83%) Computer Science
17 45 (20.83%) Web Development
17 45 (20.83%) Microsoft
18 43 (19.91%) PHP
19 42 (19.44%) SOA
20 41 (18.98%) Git (software)
21 40 (18.52%) Web Services
21 40 (18.52%) .NET
22 39 (18.06%) Mobile Development
23 38 (17.59%) CSS3
23 38 (17.59%) TDD
24 37 (17.13%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (17.13%) WebLogic
2 36 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 19 (8.80%) MQSeries
4 19 (8.80%) JBoss
5 17 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (6.02%) OpenStack
7 12 (5.56%) CMS
8 11 (5.09%) Apache
9 9 (4.17%) Drupal
10 8 (3.70%) WordPress
11 7 (3.24%) Node.js
11 7 (3.24%) Joomla!
12 5 (2.31%) Umbraco
12 5 (2.31%) IIS
13 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.93%) nginx
15 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.63%) SaaS
3 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.85%) PaaS
4 4 (1.85%) IaaS
4 4 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.93%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) SSL
2 10 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.24%) SSH
4 6 (2.78%) HTTP
4 6 (2.78%) DAB
5 5 (2.31%) DNS
6 4 (1.85%) Internet
7 3 (1.39%) Firewall
7 3 (1.39%) DHCP
8 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.93%) SNMP
8 2 (0.93%) SAN
8 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.46%) NAS
9 1 (0.46%) Wireless
9 1 (0.46%) 802.11
9 1 (0.46%) LAN
9 1 (0.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.61%) MySQL
2 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 33 (15.28%) NoSQL
4 27 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 25 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (8.80%) DB2
7 11 (5.09%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.31%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.31%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.31%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.85%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.39%) Big Data
12 3 (1.39%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (23.15%) Selenium
2 41 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 33 (15.28%) JUnit
4 29 (13.43%) NUnit
5 20 (9.26%) TeamCity
6 19 (8.80%) Ant
6 19 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 17 (7.87%) JIRA
9 9 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.70%) Maven
10 8 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.24%) Mockito
11 7 (3.24%) jMock
12 6 (2.78%) Grunt
13 5 (2.31%) Calabash
13 5 (2.31%) GCC
13 5 (2.31%) JBehave
13 5 (2.31%) WATIR
14 4 (1.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 30 (13.89%) Finance
2 9 (4.17%) Games
3 8 (3.70%) Marketing
4 7 (3.24%) Automotive
5 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Electronics
6 4 (1.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (53.24%) Developer
2 55 (25.46%) Software Engineer
3 42 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 36 (16.67%) Architect
5 28 (12.96%) Java Developer
6 22 (10.19%) Web Developer
7 20 (9.26%) .NET Developer
7 20 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (8.80%) C# Developer
8 19 (8.80%) Senior C# Developer
8 19 (8.80%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (8.33%) PHP Developer
9 18 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
11 13 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (5.56%) Analyst
12 12 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 11 (5.09%) Software Developer
14 10 (4.63%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (38.43%) HTML
2 70 (32.41%) jQuery
3 69 (31.94%) CSS
4 61 (28.24%) XML
5 46 (21.30%) HTML5
6 40 (18.52%) Web Services
6 40 (18.52%) .NET
7 38 (17.59%) CSS3
8 25 (11.57%) Ajax
8 25 (11.57%) RESTful
9 24 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET
10 23 (10.65%) Spring
11 22 (10.19%) JSON
11 22 (10.19%) WCF
12 21 (9.72%) Laravel
13 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (8.80%) XSLT
14 19 (8.80%) Silverlight
14 19 (8.80%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 25 (11.57%) Mathematics
4 22 (10.19%) Algorithms
5 18 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (7.87%) PKI
7 15 (6.94%) Blog
8 13 (6.02%) Mobile App
9 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.70%) Physics
11 7 (3.24%) Public Cloud
11 7 (3.24%) SWIFT
12 6 (2.78%) GIS
12 6 (2.78%) Informatics
13 5 (2.31%) Statistics
13 5 (2.31%) Artificial Intelligence
14 4 (1.85%) Learning Management System
15 3 (1.39%) User Experience
15 3 (1.39%) Robotics
15 3 (1.39%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 73 (33.80%) Linux
2 28 (12.96%) Windows
3 23 (10.65%) Android
4 15 (6.94%) UNIX
5 10 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.24%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.39%) AIX
8 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.93%) Debian
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.46%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 61 (28.24%) MVC
4 45 (20.83%) Web Development
5 42 (19.44%) SOA
6 39 (18.06%) Mobile Development
7 38 (17.59%) TDD
8 34 (15.74%) Scrum
9 32 (14.81%) OO
10 31 (14.35%) Mentoring
11 24 (11.11%) OOD
12 23 (10.65%) OOP
13 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.80%) Multithreading
13 19 (8.80%) Low Latency
14 14 (6.48%) Coaching
15 12 (5.56%) ITIL
15 12 (5.56%) Web Application Development
16 11 (5.09%) Mobile Application Development
16 11 (5.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.98%) JavaScript
2 90 (41.67%) Java
3 61 (28.24%) SQL
4 55 (25.46%) Ruby
5 53 (24.54%) Python
6 43 (19.91%) PHP
7 35 (16.20%) C#
8 24 (11.11%) C
9 23 (10.65%) PL/SQL
10 21 (9.72%) Perl
10 21 (9.72%) Objective-C
11 13 (6.02%) C++
12 8 (3.70%) Go
13 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.31%) R
14 5 (2.31%) Haskell
15 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.93%) Jython
15 2 (0.93%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) GIAC
2 1 (0.46%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.24%) ISO 8583
2 4 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.09%) KVM
2 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.70%) Docker
3 5 (2.31%) LXC
3 5 (2.31%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (2.31%) Xen
3 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.85%) QEMU
5 2 (0.93%) Firmware
5 2 (0.93%) XenServer
5 2 (0.93%) vCloud
5 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.46%) Ceph
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) Puppet
2 6 (2.78%) cPanel
2 6 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.31%) Mesos
4 2 (0.93%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (26.85%) Oracle
2 45 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.80%) IBM
4 18 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 17 (7.87%) Zend
6 9 (4.17%) VMware
7 7 (3.24%) HP
7 7 (3.24%) Citrix
8 5 (2.31%) Pegasus
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) BMC
10 2 (0.93%) NetApp
10 2 (0.93%) Google
10 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.93%) hybris
10 2 (0.93%) Veeam
11 1 (0.46%) Marketo
11 1 (0.46%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.46%) WorldPay
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Maximum £45k + Bonus, Benefits + Superb Pension (12% Non-Contributory!
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Rushworths
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago