The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 125 155 159
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 152 107 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 1.37% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.57% 4.79% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 102 92
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2312 2234 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.86% 28.52% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1898 2088
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -6 61 £38,000 -33.91% 12
Hertfordshire +23 60 £72,500 +23.40% 5
Essex +9 16 £44,000 +49.15% 1
Suffolk +3 10 £37,000 +13.84% 1
Bedfordshire -11 3 £77,500 +29.16%
Norfolk +11 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 116 (44.11%) Java
2 109 (41.44%) Linux
3 81 (30.80%) JavaScript
4 80 (30.42%) HTML
4 80 (30.42%) Oracle
5 71 (27.00%) Python
6 69 (26.24%) Finance
7 68 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (24.71%) WebLogic
9 61 (23.19%) CSS
9 61 (23.19%) Relational Database
10 60 (22.81%) WebSphere
11 57 (21.67%) Computer Science
11 57 (21.67%) OO
11 57 (21.67%) XML
12 56 (21.29%) Degree
13 54 (20.53%) MySQL
14 53 (20.15%) Web Services
15 47 (17.87%) Ruby
16 46 (17.49%) JMS
17 41 (15.59%) WebSphere Application Server
18 40 (15.21%) DB2
18 40 (15.21%) PKI
19 39 (14.83%) TIBCO
20 38 (14.45%) MQSeries
20 38 (14.45%) HTML5
21 36 (13.69%) NoSQL
21 36 (13.69%) UNIX
22 35 (13.31%) J2EE
22 35 (13.31%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 65 (24.71%) WebLogic
2 60 (22.81%) WebSphere
3 41 (15.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 38 (14.45%) MQSeries
5 31 (11.79%) Apache
6 25 (9.51%) Node.js
7 21 (7.98%) GlassFish
7 21 (7.98%) IIS
8 18 (6.84%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.04%) ArcGIS
10 7 (2.66%) CMS
10 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.90%) Drupal
13 4 (1.52%) WordPress
13 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.14%) Tuxedo
14 3 (1.14%) iPlanet
14 3 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.90%) MS Project
2 5 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.76%) ArcInfo
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) AWD
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) SaaS
2 9 (3.42%) PaaS
3 8 (3.04%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.14%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.13%) Internet
2 11 (4.18%) Wireless
3 10 (3.80%) SSH
4 9 (3.42%) Firewall
5 8 (3.04%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (3.04%) NAS
5 8 (3.04%) Junos
5 8 (3.04%) HTTP
6 7 (2.66%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.66%) LAN
6 7 (2.66%) WAN
6 7 (2.66%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.66%) BGP
7 6 (2.28%) SNMP
7 6 (2.28%) DNS
8 5 (1.90%) VPN
8 5 (1.90%) DHCP
8 5 (1.90%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.90%) SAN
9 4 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.19%) Relational Database
2 54 (20.53%) MySQL
3 40 (15.21%) DB2
4 36 (13.69%) NoSQL
5 30 (11.41%) MongoDB
6 24 (9.13%) SQL Server
7 21 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.66%) Big Data
9 7 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.52%) SQLite
11 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.18%) Maven
2 11 (4.18%) JIRA
2 11 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.42%) Subversion
4 8 (3.04%) Ant
5 7 (2.66%) Hudson
6 6 (2.28%) Selenium
6 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.90%) JUnit
8 4 (1.52%) NUnit
8 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.52%) Grunt
9 3 (1.14%) Calabash
9 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.14%) Gradle
9 3 (1.14%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.14%) JBehave
9 3 (1.14%) Xcode
9 3 (1.14%) WATIR
General
1 69 (26.24%) Finance
2 35 (13.31%) Banking
3 17 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.66%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Marketing
5 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.90%) Games
6 5 (1.90%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.52%) Automotive
8 3 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (40.68%) Developer
2 64 (24.33%) Architect
3 31 (11.79%) Senior Architect
4 29 (11.03%) Web Developer
5 26 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (7.98%) Software Developer
7 18 (6.84%) Analyst
8 15 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (4.94%) Consultant
10 13 (4.94%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.56%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.56%) Senior Data Architect
12 10 (3.80%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.42%) Operations Manager
14 7 (2.66%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Linux Engineer
15 6 (2.28%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.42%) HTML
2 61 (23.19%) CSS
3 57 (21.67%) XML
4 53 (20.15%) Web Services
5 46 (17.49%) JMS
6 38 (14.45%) HTML5
7 35 (13.31%) J2EE
8 34 (12.93%) Ruby on Rails
9 32 (12.17%) jQuery
10 27 (10.27%) Middleware
11 25 (9.51%) Django
12 24 (9.13%) Spring
13 22 (8.37%) LAMP
13 22 (8.37%) SOAP
13 22 (8.37%) RESTful
14 21 (7.98%) .NET
15 20 (7.60%) Hibernate
16 19 (7.22%) JSP
17 16 (6.08%) REST
18 15 (5.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 40 (15.21%) PKI
3 21 (7.98%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.60%) Mathematics
5 19 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.70%) Blog
7 11 (4.18%) Kindle
8 10 (3.80%) Informatics
9 9 (3.42%) Robotics
9 9 (3.42%) Physics
9 9 (3.42%) Biology
9 9 (3.42%) SWIFT
10 8 (3.04%) GIS
11 7 (2.66%) Device Driver
12 6 (2.28%) iPhone
12 6 (2.28%) Statistics
13 5 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.90%) LIMS
14 4 (1.52%) Firmware
14 4 (1.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 109 (41.44%) Linux
2 36 (13.69%) UNIX
3 33 (12.55%) Windows
4 16 (6.08%) Android
5 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.04%) Solaris
7 7 (2.66%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.52%) CentOS
9 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.52%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.14%) Debian
11 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.76%) AIX
11 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.38%) zOS
12 1 (0.38%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.67%) OO
3 31 (11.79%) ERP
4 30 (11.41%) Software Engineering
4 30 (11.41%) Security Architecture
5 28 (10.65%) Project Management
6 22 (8.37%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.60%) OOD
8 19 (7.22%) Data Architecture
9 17 (6.46%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.08%) MVC
10 16 (6.08%) Software Architecture
11 13 (4.94%) SOA
11 13 (4.94%) Multithreading
11 13 (4.94%) Web Development
12 12 (4.56%) Content Management
12 12 (4.56%) OOP
12 12 (4.56%) Scrum
13 11 (4.18%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.80%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 116 (44.11%) Java
2 81 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 71 (27.00%) Python
4 47 (17.87%) Ruby
5 34 (12.93%) C
6 33 (12.55%) Perl
7 30 (11.41%) PHP
8 28 (10.65%) SQL
9 26 (9.89%) C#
10 21 (7.98%) C++
11 15 (5.70%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.18%) R
13 8 (3.04%) PHP5
14 7 (2.66%) VB
14 7 (2.66%) Tcl
15 6 (2.28%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.90%) Scala
16 5 (1.90%) Golang
16 5 (1.90%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 56 (21.29%) Degree
2 5 (1.90%) PhD
2 5 (1.90%) CISSP
2 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.14%) CCIE
3 3 (1.14%) CCNP
3 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.27%) ISO 8583
2 22 (8.37%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.04%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) SLA
5 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.76%) JTAG
7 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.80%) KVM
4 7 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.90%) NFS
6 3 (1.14%) Xen
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 13 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.18%) Puppet
3 7 (2.66%) OpenSSO
4 5 (1.90%) SCCM
5 4 (1.52%) Nessus
6 3 (1.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.76%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) MOM
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (30.42%) Oracle
2 39 (14.83%) TIBCO
3 34 (12.93%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.98%) JBoss
5 16 (6.08%) VMware
6 14 (5.32%) Cisco
7 13 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.56%) Google
9 9 (3.42%) Red Gate
10 8 (3.04%) Foundry
10 8 (3.04%) Aruba
10 8 (3.04%) Zend
10 8 (3.04%) ESRI
10 8 (3.04%) Juniper
11 7 (2.66%) IBM
12 5 (1.90%) HP
12 5 (1.90%) Dell
12 5 (1.90%) CA
12 5 (1.90%) NetApp
13 4 (1.52%) Apple
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Very Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Salary: 35-50k
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits package in line with Fina
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Salary: £DOE + share options
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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