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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 97 103 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 46 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.22% 1.58% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.28% 4.55% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 15
Average salary £55,000 £71,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +136.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,700 £73,500 £43,000
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
732 726 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.33% 34.72% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 555 548 730
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 February 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 February 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
Watford +10 13 £45,000 -43.75%
Rickmansworth -3 10 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 6 £45,000 -
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 February 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 69 (71.88%) Java
2 57 (59.38%) XML
3 48 (50.00%) Web Services
4 45 (46.88%) RESTful
5 40 (41.67%) WebLogic
5 40 (41.67%) Oracle
5 40 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 38 (39.58%) Finance
7 37 (38.54%) Relational Database
8 34 (35.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 33 (34.38%) DB2
9 33 (34.38%) MQSeries
9 33 (34.38%) TIBCO
10 32 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 32 (33.33%) JMS
11 31 (32.29%) JUnit
11 31 (32.29%) Selenium
12 29 (30.21%) PKI
12 29 (30.21%) IBM
13 28 (29.17%) C#
14 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (27.08%) Application Packaging
15 26 (27.08%) Spring
15 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
16 25 (26.04%) SpecFlow
16 25 (26.04%) Cucumber
16 25 (26.04%) Ruby
16 25 (26.04%) NUnit
17 24 (25.00%) SSL
18 23 (23.96%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 40 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 34 (35.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (34.38%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.33%) JBoss
5 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (5.21%) CMS
7 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.13%) Node.js
8 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.08%) Apache
9 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.08%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.04%) Drupal
10 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.29%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) SSL
2 7 (7.29%) DAB
2 7 (7.29%) SSH
3 4 (4.17%) NAS
3 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
3 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) Firewall
4 3 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (2.08%) PBX
5 2 (2.08%) MPLS
5 2 (2.08%) OSPF
5 2 (2.08%) BGP
5 2 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.08%) Junos
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) Relational Database
2 33 (34.38%) DB2
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.29%) Couchbase
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.08%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (32.29%) JUnit
1 31 (32.29%) Selenium
2 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
3 25 (26.04%) Cucumber
3 25 (26.04%) SpecFlow
3 25 (26.04%) NUnit
4 20 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 19 (19.79%) JBehave
5 19 (19.79%) Calabash
5 19 (19.79%) WATIR
6 7 (7.29%) Grunt
6 7 (7.29%) Ant
7 6 (6.25%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
2 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Architect
2 24 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 14 (14.58%) Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Architect
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Administrator
7 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (59.38%) XML
2 48 (50.00%) Web Services
3 45 (46.88%) RESTful
4 32 (33.33%) JMS
5 26 (27.08%) Spring
5 26 (27.08%) Application Packaging
6 19 (19.79%) .NET
6 19 (19.79%) Gherkin
7 16 (16.67%) Middleware
8 10 (10.42%) jQuery
9 9 (9.38%) LAMP
10 7 (7.29%) JSON
10 7 (7.29%) CSS
10 7 (7.29%) HTML
10 7 (7.29%) Yii
10 7 (7.29%) Sass
10 7 (7.29%) Laravel
10 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (6.25%) HTML5
11 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 29 (30.21%) PKI
3 16 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 14 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.25%) Physics
7 4 (4.17%) Learning Management System
7 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.13%) Blog
9 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) UNIX
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) AIX
4 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.21%) Debian
5 4 (4.17%) OpenBSD
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) FreeBSD
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) zOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.79%) Software Testing
2 19 (19.79%) Test Scripting
2 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
2 19 (19.79%) Waterfall
2 19 (19.79%) BDD
3 18 (18.75%) SOA
4 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (14.58%) Software Architecture
5 14 (14.58%) Programme Management
6 12 (12.50%) OO
7 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.33%) OOP
8 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.29%) Web Development
9 7 (7.29%) MVC
9 7 (7.29%) ERP
10 6 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (71.88%) Java
2 28 (29.17%) C#
3 25 (26.04%) Ruby
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 15 (15.63%) PHP
6 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.54%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.08%) Jython
10 1 (1.04%) XPath
10 1 (1.04%) XQuery
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) VCP4
2 2 (2.08%) CCIE
2 2 (2.08%) CCNP
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.17%) KVM
2 4 (4.17%) Ceph
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) 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 40 (41.67%) Oracle
2 33 (34.38%) TIBCO
3 29 (30.21%) IBM
4 5 (5.21%) NetApp
5 4 (4.17%) Reuters
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) Juniper
7 2 (2.08%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.08%) Foundry
7 2 (2.08%) Aruba
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) hybris
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago