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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 119 148 161
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 165 114 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.07% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.09% 5.13% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136 105 87
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2327 2221 2639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.18% 29.07% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1858 2162
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 31 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 31 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 +14 76 £38,000 -24.00% 15
Hertfordshire +18 62 £58,750 -2.08% 8
Essex +14 15 £45,000 +52.54%
Suffolk +6 9 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Norfolk +14 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -13 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 111 (40.66%) Java
2 109 (39.93%) Linux
3 86 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 79 (28.94%) HTML
5 75 (27.47%) Oracle
6 71 (26.01%) Finance
7 69 (25.27%) Python
8 63 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 62 (22.71%) Relational Database
10 61 (22.34%) Degree
10 61 (22.34%) CSS
11 60 (21.98%) WebLogic
11 60 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (21.61%) WebSphere
13 58 (21.25%) OO
14 55 (20.15%) XML
14 55 (20.15%) Ruby
15 52 (19.05%) MySQL
16 49 (17.95%) Web Services
17 46 (16.85%) JMS
18 42 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
19 40 (14.65%) DB2
19 40 (14.65%) PKI
20 39 (14.29%) TIBCO
21 38 (13.92%) MQSeries
21 38 (13.92%) Ruby on Rails
22 37 (13.55%) UNIX
23 36 (13.19%) C
23 36 (13.19%) Banking
24 34 (12.45%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (21.98%) WebLogic
2 59 (21.61%) WebSphere
3 42 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 38 (13.92%) MQSeries
5 23 (8.42%) Apache
6 20 (7.33%) GlassFish
7 17 (6.23%) IIS
8 14 (5.13%) Node.js
9 13 (4.76%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.30%) CMS
11 8 (2.93%) ArcGIS
12 7 (2.56%) MS Exchange
12 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
13 6 (2.20%) Drupal
13 6 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.83%) WordPress
15 4 (1.47%) Tuxedo
15 4 (1.47%) iPlanet
15 4 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (1.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.83%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.73%) ArcInfo
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) AWD
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) SaaS
2 12 (4.40%) PaaS
3 8 (2.93%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.56%) IaaS
5 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.42%) Internet
2 13 (4.76%) Wireless
3 11 (4.03%) SSH
3 11 (4.03%) HTTP
4 9 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.93%) SNMP
5 8 (2.93%) Junos
5 8 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (2.56%) BGP
6 7 (2.56%) LAN
6 7 (2.56%) WAN
7 6 (2.20%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.83%) NAS
8 5 (1.83%) Firewall
8 5 (1.83%) DNS
8 5 (1.83%) SSL
9 4 (1.47%) DHCP
9 4 (1.47%) MPLS
9 4 (1.47%) OSPF
9 4 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.71%) Relational Database
2 52 (19.05%) MySQL
3 40 (14.65%) DB2
4 34 (12.45%) NoSQL
5 28 (10.26%) MongoDB
6 20 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
8 17 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.56%) Big Data
9 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.47%) SQLite
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.66%) JIRA
2 10 (3.66%) Selenium
2 10 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.30%) JUnit
4 7 (2.56%) NUnit
5 6 (2.20%) Calabash
5 6 (2.20%) Ant
5 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.20%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.20%) JBehave
5 6 (2.20%) WATIR
5 6 (2.20%) Maven
6 3 (1.10%) Subversion
6 3 (1.10%) TestNG
6 3 (1.10%) Hudson
6 3 (1.10%) JMeter
6 3 (1.10%) Xcode
6 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (26.01%) Finance
2 36 (13.19%) Banking
3 15 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.93%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.83%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.83%) Games
7 3 (1.10%) Automotive
7 3 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 108 (39.56%) Developer
2 64 (23.44%) Architect
3 31 (11.36%) Senior Architect
4 28 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.42%) Software Developer
5 23 (8.42%) Analyst
5 23 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (4.76%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.40%) Consultant
9 12 (4.40%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.40%) Senior Data Architect
10 11 (4.03%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.56%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.56%) Administrator
11 7 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.94%) HTML
2 61 (22.34%) CSS
3 55 (20.15%) XML
4 49 (17.95%) Web Services
5 46 (16.85%) JMS
6 38 (13.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 32 (11.72%) HTML5
8 31 (11.36%) J2EE
9 27 (9.89%) jQuery
10 25 (9.16%) Middleware
11 24 (8.79%) RESTful
12 23 (8.42%) .NET
13 21 (7.69%) LAMP
13 21 (7.69%) Spring
14 19 (6.96%) SOAP
14 19 (6.96%) Django
15 18 (6.59%) REST
16 17 (6.23%) Hibernate
17 13 (4.76%) JSP
18 11 (4.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 40 (14.65%) PKI
3 20 (7.33%) Mathematics
3 20 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.13%) Informatics
6 11 (4.03%) Kindle
7 10 (3.66%) Physics
8 9 (3.30%) Biology
8 9 (3.30%) Robotics
8 9 (3.30%) Blog
8 9 (3.30%) SWIFT
9 8 (2.93%) Device Driver
9 8 (2.93%) GIS
10 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.20%) Firmware
10 6 (2.20%) iPhone
10 6 (2.20%) Statistics
11 5 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.83%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 109 (39.93%) Linux
2 37 (13.55%) UNIX
3 32 (11.72%) Windows
4 23 (8.42%) Android
5 16 (5.86%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.30%) Solaris
8 8 (2.93%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.56%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.10%) Debian
11 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.73%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.37%) zOS
13 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.25%) OO
3 34 (12.45%) Software Engineering
4 33 (12.09%) Project Management
5 32 (11.72%) ERP
6 30 (10.99%) Security Architecture
7 22 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.33%) OOD
9 19 (6.96%) Data Architecture
10 18 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.23%) MVC
12 16 (5.86%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.76%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.76%) Software Testing
13 13 (4.76%) Scrum
14 12 (4.40%) OOP
14 12 (4.40%) SOA
14 12 (4.40%) Product Management
15 11 (4.03%) Web Development
15 11 (4.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (40.66%) Java
2 86 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 69 (25.27%) Python
4 55 (20.15%) Ruby
5 36 (13.19%) C
6 32 (11.72%) PHP
7 31 (11.36%) Perl
8 30 (10.99%) C#
8 30 (10.99%) SQL
9 22 (8.06%) C++
10 11 (4.03%) PHP5
10 11 (4.03%) R
10 11 (4.03%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.93%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.83%) Haskell
12 5 (1.83%) Groovy
12 5 (1.83%) Scala
12 5 (1.83%) AWK
12 5 (1.83%) Golang
13 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (22.34%) Degree
2 5 (1.83%) CISSP
2 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.83%) PhD
3 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.10%) CCIE
3 3 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.89%) ISO 8583
2 22 (8.06%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.56%) QA
4 4 (1.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.73%) JTAG
6 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.40%) KVM
4 7 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.83%) NFS
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.10%) Xen
8 2 (0.73%) QEMU
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) Puppet
1 10 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.93%) SCCM
3 4 (1.47%) Nessus
4 3 (1.10%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (1.10%) OpenSSO
4 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.73%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (27.47%) Oracle
2 39 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 30 (10.99%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.33%) VMware
5 18 (6.59%) JBoss
6 14 (5.13%) Cisco
6 14 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.76%) Google
8 12 (4.40%) Zend
9 9 (3.30%) Red Gate
10 8 (2.93%) IBM
10 8 (2.93%) HP
10 8 (2.93%) Juniper
10 8 (2.93%) ESRI
10 8 (2.93%) Foundry
10 8 (2.93%) Aruba
11 7 (2.56%) Dell
11 7 (2.56%) Apple
12 5 (1.83%) CA
12 5 (1.83%) NetApp
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