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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 86 94 139
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +45
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 52 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.56% 1.88% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.12% 5.44% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 19
Average salary £65,000 £68,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +81.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
730 662 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.87% 34.50% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 546 486 740
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,300 £57,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Rickmansworth -2 17 £75,000 +20.00%
Watford -1 13 £55,000 -31.25%
Hemel Hempstead -12 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £65,000 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (72.73%) Java
2 53 (60.23%) XML
3 49 (55.68%) Web Services
4 45 (51.14%) RESTful
5 37 (42.05%) Oracle
6 36 (40.91%) Finance
7 35 (39.77%) Relational Database
8 34 (38.64%) WebSphere
8 34 (38.64%) WebLogic
9 32 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (35.23%) TIBCO
11 30 (34.09%) Management Information System
11 30 (34.09%) DB2
11 30 (34.09%) C#
11 30 (34.09%) MQSeries
11 30 (34.09%) JMS
12 29 (32.95%) JUnit
12 29 (32.95%) Selenium
13 27 (30.68%) PKI
13 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
13 27 (30.68%) SpecFlow
13 27 (30.68%) Jenkins
13 27 (30.68%) NUnit
14 26 (29.55%) IBM
15 24 (27.27%) SQL
15 24 (27.27%) Spring
15 24 (27.27%) Application Packaging
16 23 (26.14%) Ruby
17 22 (25.00%) SSL
18 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (38.64%) WebSphere
1 34 (38.64%) WebLogic
2 32 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (34.09%) MQSeries
4 6 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.68%) CMS
6 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.55%) JBoss
7 3 (3.41%) Node.js
8 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.27%) Apache
8 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.27%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) OpenShift
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) SSL
2 4 (4.55%) NAS
2 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) SAN
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) DAB
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) SSH
4 2 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.27%) Junos
4 2 (2.27%) PBX
4 2 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) MPLS
4 2 (2.27%) OSPF
4 2 (2.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) Relational Database
2 30 (34.09%) DB2
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.95%) Couchbase
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (32.95%) JUnit
1 29 (32.95%) Selenium
2 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
2 27 (30.68%) SpecFlow
2 27 (30.68%) Jenkins
2 27 (30.68%) NUnit
3 21 (23.86%) WATIR
3 21 (23.86%) JBehave
3 21 (23.86%) Calabash
4 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.41%) Grunt
6 2 (2.27%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Architect
2 22 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (14.77%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.23%) XML
2 49 (55.68%) Web Services
3 45 (51.14%) RESTful
4 30 (34.09%) JMS
5 24 (27.27%) Spring
5 24 (27.27%) Application Packaging
6 21 (23.86%) Gherkin
7 15 (17.05%) .NET
8 14 (15.91%) Middleware
9 6 (6.82%) jQuery
10 5 (5.68%) LAMP
11 4 (4.55%) Django
11 4 (4.55%) Laravel
12 3 (3.41%) HTML
12 3 (3.41%) CSS
12 3 (3.41%) Yii
12 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.41%) Sass
12 3 (3.41%) JSON
13 2 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Management Information System
2 27 (30.68%) PKI
3 14 (15.91%) SWIFT
4 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.82%) Physics
7 4 (4.55%) Learning Management System
7 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.27%) Blog
8 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) UNIX
2 9 (10.23%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 5 (5.68%) Debian
4 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) FreeBSD
5 4 (4.55%) AIX
5 4 (4.55%) OpenBSD
6 3 (3.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.14%) zOS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (23.86%) Software Testing
1 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
1 21 (23.86%) Test Scripting
1 21 (23.86%) BDD
2 17 (19.32%) Waterfall
3 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (15.91%) SOA
4 14 (15.91%) OO
5 12 (13.64%) Software Architecture
5 12 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 10 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL
9 5 (5.68%) ERP
10 4 (4.55%) Content Management
10 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.55%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (72.73%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) C#
3 24 (27.27%) SQL
4 23 (26.14%) Ruby
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) Python
7 7 (7.95%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) Jython
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) XQuery
9 1 (1.14%) PHP5
9 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) CCIE
2 2 (2.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.55%) KVM
2 4 (4.55%) Ceph
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) cPanel
3 2 (2.27%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Oracle
2 31 (35.23%) TIBCO
3 26 (29.55%) IBM
4 5 (5.68%) NetApp
5 4 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.55%) Reuters
6 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 2 (2.27%) Foundry
7 2 (2.27%) Aruba
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco
7 2 (2.27%) Juniper
7 2 (2.27%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Zend
8 1 (1.14%) Google
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago