The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 84 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 66 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.73% 2.46% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.04% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 55 20
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,100 £70,000
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1969 2008 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.36% 80.97% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1655 1275
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +20 31 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 18 £60,000 - 1
Watford -9 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Welwyn - 2 £55,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (67.96%) JavaScript
2 67 (65.05%) MVC
3 59 (57.28%) SOA
4 57 (55.34%) Selenium
5 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (50.49%) XML
7 50 (48.54%) TDD
8 49 (47.57%) CSS
8 49 (47.57%) HTML
8 49 (47.57%) PHP
8 49 (47.57%) jQuery
8 49 (47.57%) Web Development
8 49 (47.57%) HTML5
8 49 (47.57%) CSS3
8 49 (47.57%) Mobile Development
9 43 (41.75%) Oracle
9 43 (41.75%) C#
10 42 (40.78%) .NET
11 39 (37.86%) Java
11 39 (37.86%) Software Engineering
12 38 (36.89%) NUnit
13 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
14 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
15 32 (31.07%) Multithreading
15 32 (31.07%) SQL
16 31 (30.10%) Web Services
17 30 (29.13%) OOD
17 30 (29.13%) Scrum
17 30 (29.13%) Objective-C
17 30 (29.13%) PL/SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
2 22 (21.36%) WebSphere
2 22 (21.36%) WebLogic
3 19 (18.45%) JBoss
4 8 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.80%) Node.js
6 5 (4.85%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) DAB
1 4 (3.88%) SSH
2 3 (2.91%) SSL
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) MySQL
1 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.77%) Couchbase
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) DB2
4 3 (2.91%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (55.34%) Selenium
2 38 (36.89%) NUnit
3 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
4 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (29.13%) TeamCity
5 27 (26.21%) JUnit
6 21 (20.39%) Ant
7 19 (18.45%) JIRA
8 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
9 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.77%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.88%) Grunt
11 2 (1.94%) Subversion
11 2 (1.94%) Maven
11 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (5.83%) Retail
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Developer
2 43 (41.75%) Senior Developer
3 36 (34.95%) Software Engineer
4 30 (29.13%) .NET Developer
4 30 (29.13%) C# Developer
4 30 (29.13%) Senior C# Developer
4 30 (29.13%) Senior .NET Developer
4 30 (29.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.39%) PHP Developer
5 21 (20.39%) Architect
6 19 (18.45%) Web Developer
6 19 (18.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (18.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 19 (18.45%) Java Developer
7 15 (14.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 15 (14.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 15 (14.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 15 (14.56%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 15 (14.56%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) XML
2 49 (47.57%) HTML
2 49 (47.57%) CSS
2 49 (47.57%) jQuery
2 49 (47.57%) HTML5
2 49 (47.57%) CSS3
3 42 (40.78%) .NET
4 31 (30.10%) Web Services
5 30 (29.13%) Ajax
5 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
5 30 (29.13%) XSLT
5 30 (29.13%) WebSockets
5 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (29.13%) WCF
5 30 (29.13%) Silverlight
6 25 (24.27%) Laravel
7 24 (23.30%) REST
7 24 (23.30%) SOAP
8 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
9 21 (20.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.77%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.83%) IVR
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) Blog
7 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Linux
2 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Android
2 18 (17.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 3 (2.91%) AIX
4 1 (0.97%) Debian
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) MVC
2 59 (57.28%) SOA
3 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (48.54%) TDD
5 49 (47.57%) Web Development
5 49 (47.57%) Mobile Development
6 39 (37.86%) Software Engineering
7 32 (31.07%) Multithreading
8 30 (29.13%) Scrum
8 30 (29.13%) OOD
8 30 (29.13%) Low Latency
9 21 (20.39%) API Integration
9 21 (20.39%) OOP
10 10 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (2.91%) SDLC
13 3 (2.91%) ERP
13 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
13 3 (2.91%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.96%) JavaScript
2 49 (47.57%) PHP
3 43 (41.75%) C#
4 39 (37.86%) Java
5 32 (31.07%) SQL
6 30 (29.13%) PL/SQL
6 30 (29.13%) Objective-C
7 22 (21.36%) Python
8 21 (20.39%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) Jython
10 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.97%) VBScript
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) cPanel
4 2 (1.94%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (41.75%) Oracle
2 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.39%) Zend
4 6 (5.83%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.91%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) hybris
6 2 (1.94%) Google
7 1 (0.97%) BMC
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellant Package
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