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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 99 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 45 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.81% 0.58% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 2.09% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 23
Average salary £65,000 £25,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
742 717 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.88% 27.55% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 620 601 575
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £52,500 -
Watford - 3 £80,000 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (57.14%) Java
1 48 (57.14%) Oracle
2 35 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 34 (40.48%) Linux
4 32 (38.10%) WebSphere
5 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
6 30 (35.71%) HTML
7 28 (33.33%) XML
8 27 (32.14%) HTML5
9 25 (29.76%) Relational Database
9 25 (29.76%) Python
9 25 (29.76%) DB2
9 25 (29.76%) TIBCO
9 25 (29.76%) JMS
9 25 (29.76%) MQSeries
9 25 (29.76%) Finance
10 24 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (27.38%) Web Services
12 18 (21.43%) Internet
12 18 (21.43%) Banking
12 18 (21.43%) PKI
13 17 (20.24%) LAMP
13 17 (20.24%) UNIX
14 16 (19.05%) Middleware
15 15 (17.86%) MySQL
16 14 (16.67%) Apache
16 14 (16.67%) ERP
16 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
17 13 (15.48%) J2EE
18 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 32 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 25 (29.76%) MQSeries
4 24 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (16.67%) Apache
6 9 (10.71%) Tomcat
6 9 (10.71%) Node.js
6 9 (10.71%) Drupal
7 8 (9.52%) GlassFish
7 8 (9.52%) lighttpd
8 4 (4.76%) Joomla!
9 3 (3.57%) nginx
9 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.19%) SAS
10 1 (1.19%) WordPress
10 1 (1.19%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.33%) BGP
2 7 (8.33%) Junos
2 7 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.76%) Wireless
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) MPLS
4 3 (3.57%) OSPF
5 2 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.38%) VPN
5 2 (2.38%) PBX
6 1 (1.19%) SMS
6 1 (1.19%) GSM
6 1 (1.19%) 3G
6 1 (1.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) Relational Database
1 25 (29.76%) DB2
2 15 (17.86%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) Ant
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
3 8 (9.52%) Grunt
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) JMeter
4 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.19%) Hudson
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) Games
6 2 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) Architect
3 16 (19.05%) Senior Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Data Architect
6 9 (10.71%) Lead Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Data Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (7.14%) UI Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
9 6 (7.14%) UI Programmer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.71%) HTML
2 28 (33.33%) XML
3 27 (32.14%) HTML5
4 25 (29.76%) JMS
5 23 (27.38%) Web Services
6 17 (20.24%) LAMP
7 16 (19.05%) Middleware
8 13 (15.48%) J2EE
9 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 9 (10.71%) Spring
9 9 (10.71%) CSS
9 9 (10.71%) CSS3
10 8 (9.52%) RESTful
10 8 (9.52%) JSP
10 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 8 (9.52%) JSF
11 7 (8.33%) Django
12 5 (5.95%) Dojo
13 1 (1.19%) JNI
13 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) PKI
2 10 (11.90%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.14%) Kindle
5 4 (4.76%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.76%) Firmware
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Physics
7 2 (2.38%) Online Games
8 1 (1.19%) BBC
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) UNIX
3 10 (11.90%) Ubuntu
4 8 (9.52%) Debian
5 7 (8.33%) OpenBSD
5 7 (8.33%) AIX
5 7 (8.33%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Windows
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ERP
1 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.10%) Data Architecture
4 9 (10.71%) OO
4 9 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.71%) Software Architecture
5 8 (9.52%) Web Development
5 8 (9.52%) BDD
5 8 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.52%) TDD
5 8 (9.52%) Web Design
6 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Time Management
9 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.38%) Data Security
10 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.76%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 10 (11.90%) C
6 9 (10.71%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) CCIE
2 3 (3.57%) CCNP
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 12 (14.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) KVM
2 3 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Oracle
2 25 (29.76%) TIBCO
3 7 (8.33%) Cisco
3 7 (8.33%) Juniper
3 7 (8.33%) NetApp
3 7 (8.33%) Foundry
3 7 (8.33%) Aruba
4 4 (4.76%) Google
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.19%) Facebook
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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