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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 128 111 180
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +69
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 129 143 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 2.17% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 5.59% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112 109 75
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
2674 2560 2931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.97% 38.77% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2024 2475
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +4 53 £65,000 +1.96% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 53 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Essex -17 11 £40,000 - 11
Suffolk -1 9 £32,500 -24.85% 1
Bedfordshire -10 2 £61,250 +44.11%
Norfolk - 1 £37,500 - 2
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 133 (43.18%) Java
2 101 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 91 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (28.90%) Web Services
5 88 (28.57%) Linux
6 81 (26.30%) HTML
7 75 (24.35%) SQL
7 75 (24.35%) CSS
8 74 (24.03%) Software Engineering
9 72 (23.38%) XML
10 64 (20.78%) Ruby
11 62 (20.13%) Oracle
12 61 (19.81%) Relational Database
13 57 (18.51%) Python
14 55 (17.86%) Computer Science
15 53 (17.21%) RESTful
16 52 (16.88%) Degree
16 52 (16.88%) OO
17 51 (16.56%) MySQL
18 50 (16.23%) C#
19 49 (15.91%) Finance
19 49 (15.91%) jQuery
19 49 (15.91%) NoSQL
20 48 (15.58%) Git (software)
20 48 (15.58%) Spring
21 45 (14.61%) MongoDB
22 44 (14.29%) WebSphere
22 44 (14.29%) JUnit
22 44 (14.29%) WebLogic
23 42 (13.64%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 44 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 35 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (9.74%) MQSeries
4 29 (9.42%) Node.js
5 27 (8.77%) JBoss
6 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.55%) Apache
7 14 (4.55%) CMS
8 13 (4.22%) IIS
9 10 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.92%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.60%) GlassFish
11 8 (2.60%) WordPress
11 8 (2.60%) MS Exchange
12 7 (2.27%) Joomla!
12 7 (2.27%) Drupal
13 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.30%) nginx
14 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.57%) SaaS
2 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.27%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.95%) PaaS
4 6 (1.95%) GitHub
4 6 (1.95%) IaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Joyent
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.44%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.14%) SSL
3 17 (5.52%) HTTP
4 13 (4.22%) SNMP
5 12 (3.90%) SAN
6 10 (3.25%) DNS
7 9 (2.92%) Internet
8 8 (2.60%) NAS
8 8 (2.60%) Firewall
9 7 (2.27%) VoIP
10 6 (1.95%) VPN
10 6 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.62%) SSH
12 4 (1.30%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.30%) WAN
12 4 (1.30%) LAN
12 4 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.97%) DAB
13 3 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.81%) Relational Database
2 51 (16.56%) MySQL
3 49 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 45 (14.61%) MongoDB
5 30 (9.74%) DB2
6 27 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (6.17%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.84%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.25%) Big Data
10 8 (2.60%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.27%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.30%) Redis
13 3 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.32%) Triplestore
14 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 48 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.29%) JUnit
3 38 (12.34%) Selenium
3 38 (12.34%) Jenkins
4 30 (9.74%) NUnit
5 28 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 28 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 22 (7.14%) Calabash
6 22 (7.14%) JBehave
6 22 (7.14%) WATIR
7 14 (4.55%) Maven
8 10 (3.25%) Ant
9 9 (2.92%) JIRA
9 9 (2.92%) Gradle
10 7 (2.27%) GCC
10 7 (2.27%) Subversion
11 6 (1.95%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.95%) LLVM
12 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.62%) TestNG
General
1 49 (15.91%) Finance
2 13 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.57%) Marketing
4 10 (3.25%) Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Automotive
6 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.30%) Games
6 4 (1.30%) Banking
6 4 (1.30%) Billing
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (38.31%) Developer
2 46 (14.94%) Software Engineer
3 44 (14.29%) Architect
4 34 (11.04%) Web Developer
5 32 (10.39%) Analyst
6 26 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 24 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.19%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.19%) Enterprise Architect
10 13 (4.22%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.25%) Graduate
12 10 (3.25%) Junior
12 10 (3.25%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.25%) Senior Architect
12 10 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (2.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.90%) Web Services
2 81 (26.30%) HTML
3 75 (24.35%) CSS
4 72 (23.38%) XML
5 53 (17.21%) RESTful
6 49 (15.91%) jQuery
7 48 (15.58%) Spring
8 39 (12.66%) Ruby on Rails
9 37 (12.01%) JMS
10 34 (11.04%) .NET
11 24 (7.79%) Application Packaging
11 24 (7.79%) Django
12 22 (7.14%) Gherkin
13 18 (5.84%) HTML5
13 18 (5.84%) ASP.NET
13 18 (5.84%) Middleware
14 16 (5.19%) CSS3
15 15 (4.87%) REST
15 15 (4.87%) JSON
16 13 (4.22%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.77%) PKI
4 25 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 21 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.82%) Mathematics
7 16 (5.19%) User Experience
8 14 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 14 (4.55%) SWIFT
8 14 (4.55%) Device Driver
9 13 (4.22%) Physics
10 9 (2.92%) Visualisation
11 8 (2.60%) Informatics
12 6 (1.95%) Blog
13 5 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.62%) Biology
14 4 (1.30%) Applied Mathematics
14 4 (1.30%) Robotics
14 4 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.57%) Linux
2 36 (11.69%) Windows
3 30 (9.74%) UNIX
4 27 (8.77%) Android
5 11 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.95%) Debian
10 5 (1.62%) OpenBSD
10 5 (1.62%) AIX
10 5 (1.62%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.97%) Solaris
12 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.32%) zOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.03%) Software Engineering
3 52 (16.88%) OO
4 33 (10.71%) Web Development
5 32 (10.39%) BDD
5 32 (10.39%) Web Application Development
6 31 (10.06%) ITIL
7 30 (9.74%) MVC
8 29 (9.42%) Test Automation
9 27 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 27 (8.77%) Software Testing
10 26 (8.44%) TDD
11 23 (7.47%) Project Management
12 21 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 20 (6.49%) SOA
14 18 (5.84%) OOD
15 17 (5.52%) Mobile Application Development
15 17 (5.52%) Waterfall
16 16 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (4.87%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (43.18%) Java
2 101 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 75 (24.35%) SQL
4 64 (20.78%) Ruby
5 57 (18.51%) Python
6 50 (16.23%) C#
7 41 (13.31%) C
8 26 (8.44%) PHP
9 20 (6.49%) C++
10 12 (3.90%) Perl
11 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.30%) R
13 3 (0.97%) Groovy
13 3 (0.97%) Scala
13 3 (0.97%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (16.88%) Degree
2 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.62%) PhD
4 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.65%) CCIE
5 2 (0.65%) CCNP
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.57%) KVM
4 10 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.25%) XenServer
5 8 (2.60%) Xen
6 6 (1.95%) QEMU
7 5 (1.62%) Ceph
8 3 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.97%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (1.30%) SCCM
3 3 (0.97%) Nagios
3 3 (0.97%) Nessus
3 3 (0.97%) cPanel
4 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (20.13%) Oracle
2 42 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.71%) IBM
4 31 (10.06%) TIBCO
5 14 (4.55%) VMware
6 12 (3.90%) Citrix
7 10 (3.25%) Zend
8 6 (1.95%) Qualys
8 6 (1.95%) NetApp
8 6 (1.95%) Cisco
8 6 (1.95%) HP
9 5 (1.62%) Adobe
9 5 (1.62%) SAP
10 4 (1.30%) Dell
10 4 (1.30%) Reuters
10 4 (1.30%) Apple
10 4 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.30%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.97%) Twitter
11 3 (0.97%) BMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Support
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago