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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 104 89 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +64
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.90% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 5.15% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 12
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
814 738 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.07% 36.96% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 684 585 797
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
Watford +3 17 £55,000 -26.66%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans -13 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £66,000 +10.00%
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 60 (61.86%) Java
2 43 (44.33%) XML
3 40 (41.24%) Oracle
4 37 (38.14%) Finance
5 36 (37.11%) WebLogic
6 35 (36.08%) WebSphere
6 35 (36.08%) Relational Database
7 33 (34.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (30.93%) DB2
9 29 (29.90%) Web Services
9 29 (29.90%) TIBCO
9 29 (29.90%) PKI
9 29 (29.90%) Banking
10 28 (28.87%) MQSeries
10 28 (28.87%) JMS
11 27 (27.84%) ERP
12 23 (23.71%) Linux
12 23 (23.71%) ISO 8583
13 20 (20.62%) SQL
14 19 (19.59%) Security Architecture
14 19 (19.59%) Ruby
15 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
15 18 (18.56%) C#
15 18 (18.56%) UNIX
15 18 (18.56%) OO
15 18 (18.56%) ISO 9001
15 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
16 16 (16.49%) Degree
16 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
17 15 (15.46%) Selenium

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 36 (37.11%) WebLogic
2 35 (36.08%) WebSphere
3 33 (34.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 28 (28.87%) MQSeries
5 9 (9.28%) IIS
6 8 (8.25%) Apache
7 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.19%) GlassFish
8 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (4.12%) iPlanet
9 4 (4.12%) Tuxedo
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.06%) CMS
11 1 (1.03%) lighttpd
11 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (1.03%) Node.js
11 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.03%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.15%) SaaS
2 5 (5.15%) PaaS
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) HTTP
1 9 (9.28%) Internet
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (7.22%) Junos
3 6 (6.19%) BGP
4 5 (5.15%) MPLS
4 5 (5.15%) OSPF
5 4 (4.12%) SSL
5 4 (4.12%) SAN
5 4 (4.12%) Firewall
6 3 (3.09%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.09%) PBX
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.03%) NAS
8 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.08%) Relational Database
2 30 (30.93%) DB2
3 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.31%) MySQL
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Selenium
2 13 (13.40%) WATIR
2 13 (13.40%) JBehave
2 13 (13.40%) Cucumber
2 13 (13.40%) JUnit
2 13 (13.40%) NUnit
2 13 (13.40%) SpecFlow
2 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.40%) Calabash
3 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.06%) JMeter
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Hudson
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.06%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (2.06%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.03%) Grunt
5 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (38.14%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Games
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Architect
2 22 (22.68%) Senior Architect
3 18 (18.56%) Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Data Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Data Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Middleware Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.33%) XML
2 29 (29.90%) Web Services
3 28 (28.87%) JMS
4 15 (15.46%) Middleware
4 15 (15.46%) RESTful
5 14 (14.43%) .NET
6 13 (13.40%) HTML
6 13 (13.40%) Gherkin
7 11 (11.34%) REST
7 11 (11.34%) CSS
8 9 (9.28%) J2EE
9 8 (8.25%) SOAP
10 6 (6.19%) jQuery
10 6 (6.19%) LAMP
11 5 (5.15%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (5.15%) Symfony
11 5 (5.15%) Grails
11 5 (5.15%) HTML5
11 5 (5.15%) Laravel
11 5 (5.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) PKI
2 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (9.28%) Kindle
5 8 (8.25%) SWIFT
6 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.22%) Physics
7 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.12%) Firmware
9 2 (2.06%) W3C
10 1 (1.03%) Clustering
10 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
10 1 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (1.03%) Online Games
10 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) UNIX
3 6 (6.19%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.09%) AIX
5 3 (3.09%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.06%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) ERP
2 19 (19.59%) Security Architecture
3 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
3 18 (18.56%) OO
4 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
4 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
5 14 (14.43%) BDD
6 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.37%) Data Architecture
8 11 (11.34%) Software Architecture
9 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (9.28%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.25%) SOA
11 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.19%) TDD
12 6 (6.19%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.19%) Project Management
13 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) Java
2 20 (20.62%) SQL
3 19 (19.59%) Ruby
4 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) C#
5 14 (14.43%) Python
6 10 (10.31%) PHP
7 5 (5.15%) PHP5
7 5 (5.15%) Groovy
8 4 (4.12%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) CCIE
2 4 (4.12%) CCNP
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) ISO 8583
2 18 (18.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.15%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) KVM
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.09%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Oracle
2 29 (29.90%) TIBCO
3 7 (7.22%) Juniper
3 7 (7.22%) Google
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco
3 7 (7.22%) Foundry
3 7 (7.22%) Aruba
4 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.15%) IBM
5 5 (5.15%) Zend
6 4 (4.12%) JBoss
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.09%) NetIQ
7 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 3 (3.09%) BMC
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.03%) Facebook
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