The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 43 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.86% 0.67% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 1.49% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £25,000 - £55,000
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 134 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.43% 44.82% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 79 121 67
Average salary £46,500 £42,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £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 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 Miscellaneous 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 4 March 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 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Qualys
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Nessus
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Riak
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid7
4 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) CESG

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Riak
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
2 1 (12.50%) Rapid7