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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 82 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 67 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.78% 1.68% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 2.08% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 28
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +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
1967 1872 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.72% 80.62% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1527 1214
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +18 20 £45,000 -
St Albans +3 16 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +2 6 £75,000 +70.45% 4
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 -
Watford -16 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £22,500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 81 (68.64%) JavaScript
2 74 (62.71%) MVC
3 67 (56.78%) SOA
4 65 (55.08%) TDD
5 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (54.24%) Selenium
6 54 (45.76%) C#
6 54 (45.76%) HTML
6 54 (45.76%) CSS
6 54 (45.76%) HTML5
6 54 (45.76%) CSS3
7 53 (44.92%) Mobile Development
7 53 (44.92%) jQuery
7 53 (44.92%) Web Development
8 51 (43.22%) XML
9 50 (42.37%) NUnit
10 49 (41.53%) .NET
10 49 (41.53%) Oracle
11 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
12 43 (36.44%) PHP
13 41 (34.75%) Java
14 40 (33.90%) Multithreading
15 39 (33.05%) MS Excel
15 39 (33.05%) Scrum
16 38 (32.20%) Software Engineering
16 38 (32.20%) Web Services
16 38 (32.20%) SQL
17 37 (31.36%) PL/SQL
17 37 (31.36%) ASP.NET
17 37 (31.36%) OOD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.25%) WebLogic
2 18 (15.25%) WebSphere
3 16 (13.56%) Node.js
3 16 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (13.56%) JBoss
4 3 (2.54%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (33.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.02%) OpenShift
3 11 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.58%) NoSQL
2 23 (19.49%) MySQL
3 17 (14.41%) Couchbase
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.54%) DB2
6 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (54.24%) Selenium
2 50 (42.37%) NUnit
3 37 (31.36%) TeamCity
3 37 (31.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (25.42%) Git (software)
5 27 (22.88%) JUnit
6 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
7 17 (14.41%) Ant
8 16 (13.56%) JIRA
9 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
9 11 (9.32%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (5.08%) Moq
11 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.54%) Maven
12 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.93%) Retail
2 3 (2.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (72.88%) Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Senior Developer
3 39 (33.05%) .NET Developer
3 39 (33.05%) C# Developer
3 39 (33.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (29.66%) Software Engineer
5 33 (27.97%) Senior C# Developer
5 33 (27.97%) Senior .NET Developer
6 23 (19.49%) PHP Developer
7 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (17.80%) Architect
7 21 (17.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (16.95%) C# Web Developer
8 20 (16.95%) Web Developer
8 20 (16.95%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (16.10%) Java Developer
10 18 (15.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (14.41%) Senior Web Developer
11 17 (14.41%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 16 (13.56%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.76%) HTML
1 54 (45.76%) CSS
1 54 (45.76%) HTML5
1 54 (45.76%) CSS3
2 53 (44.92%) jQuery
3 51 (43.22%) XML
4 49 (41.53%) .NET
5 38 (32.20%) Web Services
6 37 (31.36%) WCF
6 37 (31.36%) ASP.NET
6 37 (31.36%) Ajax
6 37 (31.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (31.36%) WebSockets
7 33 (27.97%) XSLT
8 32 (27.12%) Silverlight
9 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
10 25 (21.19%) REST
10 25 (21.19%) SOAP
11 22 (18.64%) Symfony
11 22 (18.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Mathematics
2 8 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.08%) IVR
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) Android
2 19 (16.10%) Apple iOS
3 18 (15.25%) Windows
4 7 (5.93%) UNIX
5 6 (5.08%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.08%) AIX
6 5 (4.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (62.71%) MVC
2 67 (56.78%) SOA
3 65 (55.08%) TDD
4 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (44.92%) Web Development
5 53 (44.92%) Mobile Development
6 40 (33.90%) Multithreading
7 39 (33.05%) Scrum
8 38 (32.20%) Software Engineering
9 37 (31.36%) OOD
9 37 (31.36%) Low Latency
10 22 (18.64%) API Integration
11 19 (16.10%) OOP
12 9 (7.63%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (7.63%) BDD
13 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
15 5 (4.24%) Server Building
16 3 (2.54%) Pair Programming
16 3 (2.54%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 81 (68.64%) JavaScript
2 54 (45.76%) C#
3 43 (36.44%) PHP
4 41 (34.75%) Java
5 38 (32.20%) SQL
6 37 (31.36%) PL/SQL
6 37 (31.36%) Objective-C
7 21 (17.80%) Python
8 18 (15.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) Jython
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) vCloud
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (21.19%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (41.53%) Oracle
2 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.64%) Zend
4 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) hybris
7 1 (0.85%) BMC
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car allowance total Package £103,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago