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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 104 92 136
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 47 56 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.09% 2.22% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.90% 6.10% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 12
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +126.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
796 918 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.46% 36.37% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 598 750 731
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
St Albans - 19 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 17 £45,000 - 1
Watford +12 8 £73,750 +28.26%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (59.57%) XML
2 48 (51.06%) Java
3 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
5 42 (44.68%) Selenium
6 41 (43.62%) Oracle
6 41 (43.62%) SOA
7 40 (42.55%) MVC
8 38 (40.43%) jQuery
9 35 (37.23%) Web Development
9 35 (37.23%) HTML
9 35 (37.23%) CSS
10 34 (36.17%) HTML5
10 34 (36.17%) CSS3
10 34 (36.17%) Mobile Development
11 33 (35.11%) .NET
12 32 (34.04%) C#
12 32 (34.04%) PHP
12 32 (34.04%) WebLogic
12 32 (34.04%) WebSphere
13 29 (30.85%) Web Services
14 28 (29.79%) SQL
15 27 (28.72%) NUnit
16 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
16 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
17 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
18 24 (25.53%) TDD
19 23 (24.47%) JUnit
20 22 (23.40%) Finance
20 22 (23.40%) Ruby

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (34.04%) WebLogic
1 32 (34.04%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
2 19 (20.21%) MQSeries
3 17 (18.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (15.96%) JBoss
5 5 (5.32%) CMS
6 4 (4.26%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.13%) Drupal
8 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
9 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) SSL
2 6 (6.38%) DAB
2 6 (6.38%) SSH
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) Relational Database
2 19 (20.21%) DB2
3 10 (10.64%) MySQL
4 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.26%) Couchbase
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.19%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 42 (44.68%) Selenium
2 27 (28.72%) NUnit
3 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
4 23 (24.47%) JUnit
5 19 (20.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (20.21%) TeamCity
6 17 (18.09%) Ant
7 15 (15.96%) JIRA
8 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
9 8 (8.51%) SpecFlow
9 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.38%) Grunt
11 5 (5.32%) WATIR
11 5 (5.32%) Calabash
11 5 (5.32%) JBehave
12 2 (2.13%) Subversion
13 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Marketing
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) Architect
3 26 (27.66%) Software Engineer
4 25 (26.60%) Senior Developer
5 20 (21.28%) .NET Developer
6 19 (20.21%) C# Developer
6 19 (20.21%) Senior C# Developer
6 19 (20.21%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (15.96%) Web Developer
7 15 (15.96%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (15.96%) Java Developer
7 15 (15.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (15.96%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (10.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (59.57%) XML
2 38 (40.43%) jQuery
3 35 (37.23%) HTML
3 35 (37.23%) CSS
4 34 (36.17%) HTML5
4 34 (36.17%) CSS3
5 33 (35.11%) .NET
6 29 (30.85%) Web Services
7 20 (21.28%) WCF
7 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET
8 19 (20.21%) XSLT
8 19 (20.21%) Silverlight
8 19 (20.21%) Ajax
8 19 (20.21%) WebSockets
9 18 (19.15%) RESTful
10 17 (18.09%) JMS
11 16 (17.02%) JSON
12 15 (15.96%) PhoneGap
12 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Management Information System
2 17 (18.09%) PKI
3 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.70%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.45%) SWIFT
5 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.26%) Learning Management System
7 3 (3.19%) IVR
8 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.13%) Blog
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 14 (14.89%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.32%) UNIX
5 3 (3.19%) AIX
6 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (1.06%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) SOA
3 40 (42.55%) MVC
4 35 (37.23%) Web Development
5 34 (36.17%) Mobile Development
6 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 24 (25.53%) TDD
8 19 (20.21%) OOD
8 19 (20.21%) Scrum
8 19 (20.21%) Multithreading
8 19 (20.21%) Low Latency
9 17 (18.09%) OOP
10 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.57%) Programme Management
11 9 (9.57%) Software Architecture
12 8 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (7.45%) ERP
14 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (6.38%) OO
15 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
2 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.04%) C#
3 32 (34.04%) PHP
4 28 (29.79%) SQL
5 22 (23.40%) Ruby
6 19 (20.21%) PL/SQL
6 19 (20.21%) Objective-C
7 18 (19.15%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) Jython
9 1 (1.06%) XQuery
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.06%) VB
9 1 (1.06%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) vCloud
1 1 (1.06%) Ceph
1 1 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 6 (6.38%) cPanel
3 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Oracle
2 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.15%) TIBCO
4 16 (17.02%) IBM
5 8 (8.51%) Zend
6 3 (3.19%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) hybris
7 2 (2.13%) BMC
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Google
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