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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 103 94 151
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +57
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.70% 1.94% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 5.23% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 11
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
804 745 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.06% 37.06% 33.34%
Number of salaries quoted 675 592 785
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 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 17 £55,000 -2.22%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans -10 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (61.22%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) XML
3 41 (41.84%) Oracle
4 37 (37.76%) WebLogic
5 36 (36.73%) Finance
5 36 (36.73%) WebSphere
6 35 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 33 (33.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (30.61%) DB2
8 30 (30.61%) Web Services
9 29 (29.59%) TIBCO
9 29 (29.59%) PKI
9 29 (29.59%) Banking
10 28 (28.57%) MQSeries
10 28 (28.57%) JMS
11 27 (27.55%) ERP
12 24 (24.49%) Linux
13 23 (23.47%) ISO 8583
14 20 (20.41%) SQL
15 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.39%) UNIX
15 19 (19.39%) Security Architecture
15 19 (19.39%) Ruby
16 18 (18.37%) Service Delivery
16 18 (18.37%) C#
16 18 (18.37%) OO
16 18 (18.37%) ISO 9001
17 16 (16.33%) Degree
17 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
17 16 (16.33%) RESTful

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (37.76%) WebLogic
2 36 (36.73%) WebSphere
3 33 (33.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 28 (28.57%) MQSeries
5 9 (9.18%) IIS
6 8 (8.16%) Apache
7 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 7 (7.14%) GlassFish
8 5 (5.10%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (4.08%) iPlanet
9 4 (4.08%) Tuxedo
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.04%) CMS
11 1 (1.02%) lighttpd
11 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (1.02%) Node.js
11 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.02%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 5 (5.10%) PaaS
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Internet
2 9 (9.18%) HTTP
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (8.16%) Junos
4 7 (7.14%) BGP
5 5 (5.10%) MPLS
5 5 (5.10%) OSPF
6 4 (4.08%) SSL
6 4 (4.08%) SAN
6 4 (4.08%) Firewall
7 3 (3.06%) Wireless
7 3 (3.06%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.06%) PBX
8 2 (2.04%) VPN
9 1 (1.02%) LDAP
9 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 30 (30.61%) DB2
3 11 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Selenium
2 13 (13.27%) WATIR
2 13 (13.27%) JBehave
2 13 (13.27%) Cucumber
2 13 (13.27%) JUnit
2 13 (13.27%) NUnit
2 13 (13.27%) SpecFlow
2 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.27%) Calabash
3 3 (3.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.04%) JMeter
4 2 (2.04%) Hudson
4 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.04%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (2.04%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.02%) Grunt
5 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 29 (29.59%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.06%) Games
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Architect
2 22 (22.45%) Senior Architect
3 19 (19.39%) Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Data Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Data Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Middleware Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.06%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) XML
2 30 (30.61%) Web Services
3 28 (28.57%) JMS
4 16 (16.33%) RESTful
5 15 (15.31%) Middleware
6 14 (14.29%) HTML
6 14 (14.29%) .NET
7 13 (13.27%) Gherkin
8 11 (11.22%) REST
8 11 (11.22%) CSS
9 10 (10.20%) J2EE
10 9 (9.18%) SOAP
11 7 (7.14%) LAMP
12 6 (6.12%) jQuery
12 6 (6.12%) HTML5
13 5 (5.10%) Ember.js
13 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.10%) Laravel
13 5 (5.10%) Backbone.js
13 5 (5.10%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) PKI
2 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (9.18%) Kindle
5 8 (8.16%) SWIFT
6 7 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.14%) Physics
7 5 (5.10%) Firmware
7 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.04%) W3C
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
9 1 (1.02%) Clustering
9 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 19 (19.39%) UNIX
3 6 (6.12%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Android
4 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.06%) AIX
5 3 (3.06%) Solaris
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.04%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.04%) Debian
6 2 (2.04%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) ERP
2 19 (19.39%) Security Architecture
3 18 (18.37%) OO
3 18 (18.37%) Service Delivery
4 15 (15.31%) Software Testing
4 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
5 14 (14.29%) BDD
6 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.24%) Data Architecture
8 11 (11.22%) Software Architecture
9 9 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (9.18%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.16%) SOA
11 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.12%) TDD
12 6 (6.12%) Project Management
12 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) Java
2 20 (20.41%) SQL
3 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.39%) Ruby
4 18 (18.37%) C#
5 15 (15.31%) Python
6 10 (10.20%) PHP
7 5 (5.10%) PHP5
7 5 (5.10%) Groovy
8 4 (4.08%) Jython
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) CCIE
2 4 (4.08%) CCNP
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) ISO 8583
2 18 (18.37%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.10%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) KVM
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
1 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.06%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.06%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (41.84%) Oracle
2 29 (29.59%) TIBCO
3 8 (8.16%) Juniper
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco
3 8 (8.16%) Foundry
3 8 (8.16%) Aruba
4 7 (7.14%) Google
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.10%) Zend
6 5 (5.10%) IBM
7 4 (4.08%) JBoss
8 3 (3.06%) NetIQ
8 3 (3.06%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) BMC
9 2 (2.04%) NetApp
9 2 (2.04%) SAP
9 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.04%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.02%) Facebook
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago