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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 103 103 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.76% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 4.78% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 21
Average salary £50,000 £63,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +112.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £74,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
734 836 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.92% 36.86% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 570 667 801
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 10 £45,000 -
Watford +8 8 £45,000 -43.75% 1
St Albans - 6 £60,000 - 2
Rickmansworth -9 2 £75,000 +27.65%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £65,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (72.92%) Java
2 63 (65.63%) XML
3 46 (47.92%) Oracle
4 45 (46.88%) WebLogic
4 45 (46.88%) WebSphere
5 44 (45.83%) Web Services
6 41 (42.71%) RESTful
7 38 (39.58%) Relational Database
7 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (39.58%) Finance
8 35 (36.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (36.46%) Selenium
9 34 (35.42%) DB2
9 34 (35.42%) MQSeries
9 34 (35.42%) TIBCO
10 33 (34.38%) Management Information System
10 33 (34.38%) JMS
11 30 (31.25%) IBM
11 30 (31.25%) C#
11 30 (31.25%) PKI
12 29 (30.21%) JUnit
13 27 (28.13%) SOA
13 27 (28.13%) Application Packaging
13 27 (28.13%) Spring
14 25 (26.04%) SSL
14 25 (26.04%) NUnit
15 24 (25.00%) SQL
15 24 (25.00%) .NET
15 24 (25.00%) Ruby
16 23 (23.96%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (46.88%) WebLogic
1 45 (46.88%) WebSphere
2 35 (36.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (35.42%) MQSeries
4 12 (12.50%) JBoss
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.21%) CMS
6 5 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
8 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.08%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.08%) Apache
9 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.08%) Node.js
9 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.25%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) SSL
2 7 (7.29%) DAB
2 7 (7.29%) SSH
3 3 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) SAN
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) NAS
5 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 34 (35.42%) DB2
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.13%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Selenium
2 29 (30.21%) JUnit
3 25 (26.04%) NUnit
4 23 (23.96%) Git (software)
5 20 (20.83%) Jenkins
6 19 (19.79%) Cucumber
6 19 (19.79%) SpecFlow
7 14 (14.58%) Calabash
7 14 (14.58%) WATIR
7 14 (14.58%) JBehave
8 11 (11.46%) Ant
9 10 (10.42%) JIRA
10 7 (7.29%) Grunt
11 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.04%) Subversion
12 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
2 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Architect
2 24 (25.00%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 14 (14.58%) Software Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Web Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Architect
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
9 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (65.63%) XML
2 44 (45.83%) Web Services
3 41 (42.71%) RESTful
4 33 (34.38%) JMS
5 27 (28.13%) Spring
5 27 (28.13%) Application Packaging
6 24 (25.00%) .NET
7 20 (20.83%) jQuery
8 17 (17.71%) HTML
8 17 (17.71%) CSS
8 17 (17.71%) Middleware
9 16 (16.67%) HTML5
9 16 (16.67%) CSS3
10 14 (14.58%) Gherkin
11 11 (11.46%) JSON
12 10 (10.42%) PhoneGap
12 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
13 9 (9.38%) LAMP
14 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.38%) Management Information System
2 30 (31.25%) PKI
3 17 (17.71%) SWIFT
4 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.17%) Learning Management System
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Blog
8 2 (2.08%) Physics
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) UNIX
3 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.13%) AIX
3 3 (3.13%) Solaris
3 3 (3.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.08%) OpenBSD
4 2 (2.08%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) zOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.13%) SOA
3 20 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 17 (17.71%) MVC
4 17 (17.71%) Web Development
5 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (15.63%) Programme Management
5 15 (15.63%) Software Architecture
6 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 14 (14.58%) Test Scripting
6 14 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.58%) Software Testing
6 14 (14.58%) BDD
7 12 (12.50%) OOP
8 10 (10.42%) OO
9 8 (8.33%) ERP
9 8 (8.33%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
10 6 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.92%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 24 (25.00%) SQL
3 24 (25.00%) Ruby
4 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.79%) PHP
6 13 (13.54%) Python
7 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.08%) Jython
8 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) XPath
9 1 (1.04%) XQuery
9 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.08%) KVM
2 2 (2.08%) Ceph
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Puppet
2 7 (7.29%) cPanel
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.08%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (47.92%) Oracle
2 34 (35.42%) TIBCO
3 30 (31.25%) IBM
4 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) BMC
5 3 (3.13%) NetApp
6 2 (2.08%) Reuters
6 2 (2.08%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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