The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 93 109 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 64 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.54% 1.22% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.04% 4.35% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 9
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,800 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 598 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.12% 28.08% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 585 464 608
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
East of England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 15 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City +13 6 £44,000 -26.66%
Rickmansworth - 6 £84,250 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 4 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £45,000 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 67 (61.47%) Java
2 58 (53.21%) Oracle
3 53 (48.62%) WebLogic
4 51 (46.79%) WebSphere
5 45 (41.28%) XML
5 45 (41.28%) Relational Database
6 44 (40.37%) Finance
7 42 (38.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 40 (36.70%) DB2
9 39 (35.78%) TIBCO
10 38 (34.86%) MQSeries
10 38 (34.86%) JMS
11 35 (32.11%) PKI
11 35 (32.11%) Banking
12 32 (29.36%) ERP
12 32 (29.36%) Linux
13 28 (25.69%) Web Services
14 27 (24.77%) ISO 8583
15 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
16 23 (21.10%) Security Architecture
17 22 (20.18%) Middleware
17 22 (20.18%) Service Delivery
17 22 (20.18%) ISO 9001
18 21 (19.27%) HTML
19 20 (18.35%) MySQL
20 18 (16.51%) UNIX
20 18 (16.51%) Python
21 17 (15.60%) J2EE
22 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
22 16 (14.68%) Data Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (48.62%) WebLogic
2 51 (46.79%) WebSphere
3 42 (38.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 38 (34.86%) MQSeries
5 14 (12.84%) Tomcat
6 13 (11.93%) GlassFish
7 11 (10.09%) Apache
8 9 (8.26%) IIS
9 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (3.67%) iPlanet
10 4 (3.67%) Tuxedo
11 3 (2.75%) nginx
12 2 (1.83%) CMS
12 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.83%) Node.js
13 1 (0.92%) SAS
13 1 (0.92%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.92%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Google App Engine
2 5 (4.59%) SaaS
2 5 (4.59%) PaaS
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.75%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Internet
2 9 (8.26%) HTTP
3 8 (7.34%) Junos
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (6.42%) BGP
5 4 (3.67%) Wireless
5 4 (3.67%) Firewall
5 4 (3.67%) SSL
5 4 (3.67%) MPLS
5 4 (3.67%) OSPF
6 3 (2.75%) VPN
6 3 (2.75%) SAN
7 2 (1.83%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.83%) PBX
8 1 (0.92%) 4G
8 1 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.92%) SMS
8 1 (0.92%) GSM
8 1 (0.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.28%) Relational Database
2 40 (36.70%) DB2
3 20 (18.35%) MySQL
4 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.92%) Big Data
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.92%) SQLite
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) JIRA
2 7 (6.42%) Selenium
3 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.59%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.59%) Calabash
4 5 (4.59%) JUnit
4 5 (4.59%) JBehave
4 5 (4.59%) WATIR
4 5 (4.59%) NUnit
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.83%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.83%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (1.83%) JMeter
7 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.83%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.83%) Hudson
8 1 (0.92%) Grunt
8 1 (0.92%) Ant
General
1 44 (40.37%) Finance
2 35 (32.11%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.67%) Games
6 3 (2.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Architect
2 28 (25.69%) Senior Architect
3 25 (22.94%) Developer
4 17 (15.60%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (11.93%) Data Architect
6 12 (11.01%) Senior Data Architect
7 6 (5.50%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.50%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.28%) XML
2 38 (34.86%) JMS
3 28 (25.69%) Web Services
4 22 (20.18%) Middleware
5 21 (19.27%) HTML
6 17 (15.60%) J2EE
7 14 (12.84%) RESTful
7 14 (12.84%) .NET
7 14 (12.84%) SOAP
8 13 (11.93%) HTML5
9 12 (11.01%) LAMP
9 12 (11.01%) CSS
10 11 (10.09%) JSP
11 10 (9.17%) REST
11 10 (9.17%) Spring
11 10 (9.17%) Hibernate
12 9 (8.26%) JSF
13 7 (6.42%) jQuery
14 5 (4.59%) Gherkin
14 5 (4.59%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.11%) PKI
2 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.09%) Kindle
5 9 (8.26%) SWIFT
6 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.50%) Firmware
7 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.67%) Physics
8 2 (1.83%) W3C
9 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) BBC
9 1 (0.92%) Online Games
9 1 (0.92%) Clustering
9 1 (0.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Linux
2 18 (16.51%) UNIX
3 6 (5.50%) Android
4 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.59%) Windows
5 3 (2.75%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.92%) zOS
7 1 (0.92%) Debian
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) ERP
2 23 (21.10%) Security Architecture
3 22 (20.18%) Service Delivery
4 16 (14.68%) Data Architecture
5 15 (13.76%) Software Architecture
6 14 (12.84%) OO
7 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.42%) SOA
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
9 7 (6.42%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.42%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.42%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
10 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.50%) BDD
11 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.59%) TDD
12 4 (3.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (61.47%) Java
2 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.51%) Python
4 13 (11.93%) PHP
5 12 (11.01%) SQL
6 11 (10.09%) Ruby
7 10 (9.17%) C#
8 5 (4.59%) Groovy
8 5 (4.59%) PHP5
9 4 (3.67%) Jython
10 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.75%) CCIE
2 3 (2.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.77%) ISO 8583
2 22 (20.18%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.59%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) KVM
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) Xen
3 1 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.75%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.92%) Salt
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Oracle
2 39 (35.78%) TIBCO
3 10 (9.17%) Google
4 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.34%) Foundry
5 8 (7.34%) Aruba
5 8 (7.34%) Juniper
5 8 (7.34%) Cisco
6 5 (4.59%) IBM
7 4 (3.67%) Zend
7 4 (3.67%) JBoss
8 3 (2.75%) NetIQ
8 3 (2.75%) BMC
8 3 (2.75%) VMware
9 2 (1.83%) SAP
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.83%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.83%) Facebook
10 1 (0.92%) Twitter
10 1 (0.92%) Talend
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