The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 113 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.69% 1.80% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 4.75% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 20
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +136.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
788 948 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.99% 38.01% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 608 778 797
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Hertfordshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Hemel Hempstead -15 13 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 12 £60,000 - 3
Watford +8 6 £45,000 -43.75% 3
Stevenage - 2 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 61 (67.78%) XML
2 60 (66.67%) Java
3 44 (48.89%) Oracle
3 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 40 (44.44%) WebSphere
5 38 (42.22%) Selenium
6 34 (37.78%) Web Services
7 33 (36.67%) SOA
8 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
8 32 (35.56%) Finance
8 32 (35.56%) Relational Database
9 31 (34.44%) RESTful
10 30 (33.33%) C#
11 29 (32.22%) Management Information System
11 29 (32.22%) jQuery
12 28 (31.11%) .NET
12 28 (31.11%) DB2
12 28 (31.11%) MQSeries
12 28 (31.11%) TIBCO
13 27 (30.00%) JMS
13 27 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (30.00%) MVC
14 26 (28.89%) CSS
14 26 (28.89%) JUnit
14 26 (28.89%) HTML
14 26 (28.89%) Web Development
15 25 (27.78%) PKI
15 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
15 25 (27.78%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 40 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 40 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 28 (31.11%) MQSeries
3 27 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (14.44%) JBoss
5 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.56%) CMS
7 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.11%) Node.js
8 1 (1.11%) Drupal
8 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) SSL
2 7 (7.78%) DAB
2 7 (7.78%) SSH
3 2 (2.22%) NAS
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.56%) Relational Database
2 28 (31.11%) DB2
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Selenium
2 26 (28.89%) JUnit
3 25 (27.78%) NUnit
3 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
4 14 (15.56%) Ant
5 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
5 13 (14.44%) SpecFlow
5 13 (14.44%) JIRA
6 12 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.00%) JBehave
7 9 (10.00%) Calabash
7 9 (10.00%) WATIR
8 7 (7.78%) Grunt
9 1 (1.11%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Architect
2 34 (37.78%) Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 19 (21.11%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (21.11%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Web Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 13 (14.44%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) Senior Web Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Architect
6 12 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Architect
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (67.78%) XML
2 34 (37.78%) Web Services
3 31 (34.44%) RESTful
4 29 (32.22%) jQuery
5 28 (31.11%) .NET
6 27 (30.00%) JMS
7 26 (28.89%) CSS
7 26 (28.89%) HTML
8 25 (27.78%) HTML5
8 25 (27.78%) CSS3
9 22 (24.44%) Application Packaging
9 22 (24.44%) Spring
10 14 (15.56%) JSON
11 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
11 13 (14.44%) WCF
11 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (14.44%) PhoneGap
11 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
12 12 (13.33%) WebSockets
12 12 (13.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Management Information System
2 25 (27.78%) PKI
3 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (13.33%) SWIFT
5 8 (8.89%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.44%) Learning Management System
7 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.33%) Blog
8 2 (2.22%) Physics
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (3.33%) AIX
4 3 (3.33%) Debian
4 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) OpenBSD
5 2 (2.22%) Solaris
5 2 (2.22%) FreeBSD
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) SOA
3 27 (30.00%) MVC
4 26 (28.89%) Web Development
5 25 (27.78%) Mobile Development
6 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 17 (18.89%) Waterfall
8 15 (16.67%) OOP
9 13 (14.44%) TDD
9 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (13.33%) Scrum
10 12 (13.33%) Programme Management
10 12 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 12 (13.33%) OOD
10 12 (13.33%) Software Architecture
10 12 (13.33%) Low Latency
11 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.00%) BDD
11 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) Java
2 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 30 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (26.67%) SQL
5 23 (25.56%) PHP
6 22 (24.44%) Ruby
7 16 (17.78%) Python
8 12 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 12 (13.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) Jython
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) XQuery
9 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) KVM
1 2 (2.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
2 7 (7.78%) cPanel
3 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Oracle
2 28 (31.11%) TIBCO
3 23 (25.56%) IBM
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.33%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Zend
6 1 (1.11%) hybris
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