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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 107 90 156
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +66
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.67% 2.00% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.77% 5.31% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 10
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +95.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £36,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £71,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
818 735 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.05% 37.63% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 686 581 799
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 £64,250
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +2 15 £55,000 -26.66% 1
St Albans -16 4 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £46,250 -
Welwyn Garden City +2 3 £60,000 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 58 (60.42%) Java
2 41 (42.71%) XML
3 36 (37.50%) Oracle
4 32 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 32 (33.33%) Finance
5 31 (32.29%) WebSphere
5 31 (32.29%) Relational Database
6 30 (31.25%) Web Services
7 29 (30.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (27.08%) DB2
9 25 (26.04%) TIBCO
9 25 (26.04%) Banking
10 24 (25.00%) MQSeries
10 24 (25.00%) JMS
11 23 (23.96%) ERP
11 23 (23.96%) Linux
11 23 (23.96%) PKI
12 22 (22.92%) C#
12 22 (22.92%) SQL
13 21 (21.88%) Ruby
14 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.79%) OO
15 19 (19.79%) ISO 8583
15 19 (19.79%) Selenium
16 17 (17.71%) JUnit
16 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.71%) RESTful
16 17 (17.71%) Test Scripting
16 17 (17.71%) NUnit
16 17 (17.71%) Software Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 32 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 31 (32.29%) WebSphere
3 29 (30.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 9 (9.38%) IIS
6 8 (8.33%) Apache
7 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.25%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.17%) Tuxedo
8 4 (4.17%) iPlanet
8 4 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (3.13%) Node.js
9 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
2 5 (5.21%) PaaS
3 2 (2.08%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) SAN
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (5.21%) Junos
4 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) MPLS
4 4 (4.17%) OSPF
4 4 (4.17%) BGP
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (2.08%) PBX
6 2 (2.08%) NAS
6 2 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.04%) LDAP
7 1 (1.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) Relational Database
2 26 (27.08%) DB2
3 11 (11.46%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.42%) MySQL
5 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Selenium
2 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
2 17 (17.71%) JUnit
2 17 (17.71%) NUnit
2 17 (17.71%) SpecFlow
2 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.63%) Calabash
3 15 (15.63%) JBehave
3 15 (15.63%) WATIR
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.08%) JMeter
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Hudson
6 2 (2.08%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.08%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.04%) Grunt
7 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Architect
2 18 (18.75%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Senior Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Data Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Senior Data Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.21%) Administrator
6 5 (5.21%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.71%) XML
2 30 (31.25%) Web Services
3 24 (25.00%) JMS
4 17 (17.71%) RESTful
5 16 (16.67%) .NET
6 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
7 13 (13.54%) HTML
7 13 (13.54%) Middleware
8 11 (11.46%) CSS
8 11 (11.46%) REST
9 8 (8.33%) SOAP
10 7 (7.29%) J2EE
11 6 (6.25%) jQuery
12 5 (5.21%) Symfony
12 5 (5.21%) Grails
12 5 (5.21%) LAMP
12 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (5.21%) HTML5
12 5 (5.21%) Laravel
12 5 (5.21%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) PKI
2 16 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 7 (7.29%) Kindle
5 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.29%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.29%) Physics
6 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) W3C
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 16 (16.67%) UNIX
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Android
4 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.13%) FreeBSD
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.13%) Debian
6 3 (3.13%) OpenBSD
6 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ERP
2 19 (19.79%) OO
3 17 (17.71%) Software Testing
3 17 (17.71%) Test Scripting
4 16 (16.67%) BDD
5 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.63%) Security Architecture
6 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 12 (12.50%) SOA
8 10 (10.42%) Data Architecture
9 9 (9.38%) Software Architecture
9 9 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.29%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.25%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) TDD
11 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) Java
2 22 (22.92%) C#
2 22 (22.92%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) Ruby
4 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.54%) Python
6 10 (10.42%) PHP
7 5 (5.21%) PHP5
7 5 (5.21%) Groovy
8 4 (4.17%) Jython
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) CCIE
2 3 (3.13%) CCNP
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) ISO 8583
2 14 (14.58%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.21%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) Firmware
3 3 (3.13%) KVM
3 3 (3.13%) Ceph
4 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.13%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 25 (26.04%) TIBCO
3 6 (6.25%) Google
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.21%) Juniper
4 5 (5.21%) Zend
4 5 (5.21%) Foundry
4 5 (5.21%) Aruba
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
4 5 (5.21%) IBM
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) JBoss
6 3 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.13%) Reuters
6 3 (3.13%) NetIQ
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) BMC
6 3 (3.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
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