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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 87 88 144
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +56
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 58 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 2.17% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.08% 5.85% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 18
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +74.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,250 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
819 701 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.56% 37.03% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 657 510 850
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £24,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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
Rickmansworth 0 19 £75,000 +22.44%
Watford - 17 £55,000 - 1
St Albans -25 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £60,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (67.01%) Java
2 53 (54.64%) Web Services
2 53 (54.64%) XML
3 43 (44.33%) RESTful
4 34 (35.05%) Finance
4 34 (35.05%) C#
4 34 (35.05%) Oracle
5 32 (32.99%) Relational Database
5 32 (32.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 32 (32.99%) WebLogic
5 32 (32.99%) WebSphere
6 29 (29.90%) DB2
6 29 (29.90%) SQL
7 28 (28.87%) JMS
7 28 (28.87%) TIBCO
7 28 (28.87%) MQSeries
8 27 (27.84%) JUnit
8 27 (27.84%) NUnit
8 27 (27.84%) Cucumber
8 27 (27.84%) SpecFlow
8 27 (27.84%) Jenkins
8 27 (27.84%) Selenium
9 25 (25.77%) Ruby
10 24 (24.74%) Software Testing
10 24 (24.74%) Test Scripting
10 24 (24.74%) BDD
10 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
10 24 (24.74%) JBehave
10 24 (24.74%) Calabash
10 24 (24.74%) WATIR

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (32.99%) WebSphere Application Server
1 32 (32.99%) WebLogic
1 32 (32.99%) WebSphere
2 28 (28.87%) MQSeries
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) CMS
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.09%) iPlanet
5 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
5 3 (3.09%) Apache
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) Tuxedo
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) SSL
2 6 (6.19%) SAN
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.12%) HTTP
3 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) NAS
4 2 (2.06%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.06%) Junos
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.06%) MPLS
4 2 (2.06%) OSPF
4 2 (2.06%) BGP
4 2 (2.06%) PBX
5 1 (1.03%) LDAP
5 1 (1.03%) DAB
5 1 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) Relational Database
2 29 (29.90%) DB2
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.15%) MySQL
4 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.09%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (27.84%) JUnit
1 27 (27.84%) NUnit
1 27 (27.84%) Cucumber
1 27 (27.84%) SpecFlow
1 27 (27.84%) Jenkins
1 27 (27.84%) Selenium
2 24 (24.74%) JBehave
2 24 (24.74%) Calabash
2 24 (24.74%) WATIR
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Architect
2 18 (18.56%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Enterprise Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Senior Architect
4 9 (9.28%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Test Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.64%) Web Services
1 53 (54.64%) XML
2 43 (44.33%) RESTful
3 28 (28.87%) JMS
4 24 (24.74%) Gherkin
5 19 (19.59%) Spring
5 19 (19.59%) Application Packaging
6 17 (17.53%) .NET
7 14 (14.43%) Middleware
8 6 (6.19%) SOAP
8 6 (6.19%) Laravel
9 5 (5.15%) REST
9 5 (5.15%) Symfony
10 4 (4.12%) Django
11 3 (3.09%) HTML
11 3 (3.09%) CSS
11 3 (3.09%) LAMP
12 2 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (2.06%) WCF
12 2 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Management Information System
1 23 (23.71%) PKI
2 13 (13.40%) SWIFT
3 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.22%) Physics
6 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.03%) W3C
8 1 (1.03%) Blog
8 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) UNIX
3 9 (9.28%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
4 6 (6.19%) Android
4 6 (6.19%) Debian
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.15%) OpenBSD
5 5 (5.15%) AIX
5 5 (5.15%) FreeBSD
6 4 (4.12%) Solaris
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Software Testing
1 24 (24.74%) Test Scripting
1 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
1 24 (24.74%) BDD
2 18 (18.56%) OO
3 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
5 13 (13.40%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (13.40%) SOA
6 12 (12.37%) Programme Management
6 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (11.34%) Software Architecture
7 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.25%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.19%) ERP
10 5 (5.15%) TDD
11 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.12%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) C#
3 29 (29.90%) SQL
4 25 (25.77%) Ruby
5 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.28%) PHP
7 7 (7.22%) Python
8 5 (5.15%) PHP5
9 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.06%) Jython
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) XPath
11 1 (1.03%) XQuery
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) CCIE
2 2 (2.06%) CCNP
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) KVM
2 5 (5.15%) Ceph
3 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) Firmware
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Puppet
2 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.09%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Oracle
2 28 (28.87%) TIBCO
3 22 (22.68%) IBM
4 6 (6.19%) NetApp
5 5 (5.15%) Zend
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.12%) Reuters
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.12%) BMC
6 4 (4.12%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.09%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 2 (2.06%) Foundry
8 2 (2.06%) Aruba
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.03%) Intel
9 1 (1.03%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.03%) Google
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DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Herts - commutable from London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago