The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 45 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.29% - 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £31,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 267 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 75.43% 86.13% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 209 239 249
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Open Source
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Peterborough region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Peterborough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
1 1 (33.33%) GFI Software