The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 834 831 808
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 61 55 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.051% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 62
Average salary £57,500 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.31% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSGi
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK.

OSGi Salary Trend in the UK

OSGi
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSGi over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

OSGi Salary Histogram in the UK

OSGi
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
England -7 61 £57,500 +51.31% 8
London +26 34 £65,000 - 3
City of London - 12 £67,500 - 2
South West -17 11 £33,500 +26.41%
Bristol +6 9 £33,500 +34.00%
East of England - 9 £46,000 - 1
Ipswich - 7 £46,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £46,000 -
Berkshire -3 3 £72,500 +13.72%
South East -12 3 £72,500 +13.72%
Wiltshire -2 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Newbury +6 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Swindon +4 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
Nottingham -3 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Reading -17 1 - -
North West -18 1 £34,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -29 1 - -
Leeds -33 1 - -
Yorkshire -44 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £34,000 - 1

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OSGi 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 OSGi.

1 161 (97.58%) Java
2 100 (60.61%) Spring
3 95 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (51.52%) TDD
5 84 (50.91%) Oracle
6 78 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (46.67%) Relational Database
8 75 (45.45%) Maven
9 74 (44.85%) XML
10 69 (41.82%) Servlets
10 69 (41.82%) J2EE
11 67 (40.61%) Scrum
11 67 (40.61%) Finance
12 65 (39.39%) JUnit
13 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
14 60 (36.36%) GWT
15 57 (34.55%) JSP
16 56 (33.94%) HTML
16 56 (33.94%) UML
16 56 (33.94%) RDBMS
16 56 (33.94%) Git (software)
17 54 (32.73%) Hibernate
18 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
19 50 (30.30%) JavaScript
19 50 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
20 48 (29.09%) Apache ServiceMix
20 48 (29.09%) CSS
21 46 (27.88%) Client/Server
22 45 (27.27%) Eclipse
22 45 (27.27%) SQL

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OSGi 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 OSGi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (29.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 37 (22.42%) JBoss
2 37 (22.42%) Adobe CQ
3 31 (18.79%) WebSphere
3 31 (18.79%) Apache
3 31 (18.79%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.48%) CMS
5 9 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.64%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.82%) Confluence
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.21%) Node.js
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) SMTP
2 3 (1.82%) HTTP
2 3 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 56 (33.94%) RDBMS
3 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
4 28 (16.97%) Jackrabbit
5 22 (13.33%) MySQL
6 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.24%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.24%) KDB
7 7 (4.24%) Big Data
8 5 (3.03%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 75 (45.45%) Maven
2 65 (39.39%) JUnit
3 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
4 56 (33.94%) Git (software)
5 45 (27.27%) Eclipse
6 33 (20.00%) Ant
7 29 (17.58%) Subversion
8 27 (16.36%) Eclipse RCP
9 18 (10.91%) Log4j
10 16 (9.70%) Selenium
11 10 (6.06%) Gradle
11 10 (6.06%) Hamcrest
12 9 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
12 9 (5.45%) JMeter
13 7 (4.24%) NetBeans
13 7 (4.24%) jMock
13 7 (4.24%) Hudson
14 6 (3.64%) Cucumber
15 5 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 67 (40.61%) Finance
2 41 (24.85%) Banking
3 25 (15.15%) French Language
4 22 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (11.52%) Publishing
6 9 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.64%) Marketing
8 5 (3.03%) Front Office
8 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.42%) Retail
9 4 (2.42%) Billing
10 2 (1.21%) Back Office
10 2 (1.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (68.48%) Developer
2 97 (58.79%) Java Developer
3 44 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 43 (26.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (12.12%) Java Team Leader
5 20 (12.12%) Team Leader
6 18 (10.91%) Architect
6 18 (10.91%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.24%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Senior Software Engineer
13 3 (1.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 3 (1.82%) Java Architect
13 3 (1.82%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.61%) Spring
2 74 (44.85%) XML
3 69 (41.82%) J2EE
3 69 (41.82%) Servlets
4 60 (36.36%) GWT
5 57 (34.55%) JSP
6 56 (33.94%) HTML
7 54 (32.73%) Hibernate
8 48 (29.09%) CSS
9 35 (21.21%) JMS
9 35 (21.21%) jQuery
10 34 (20.61%) Ajax
10 34 (20.61%) Web Services
11 30 (18.18%) JSF
12 29 (17.58%) JPA
13 28 (16.97%) Apache Sling
14 26 (15.76%) XSLT
15 25 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
15 25 (15.15%) Apache Felix
16 23 (13.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (27.88%) Client/Server
3 36 (21.82%) Computer Science
4 25 (15.15%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (15.15%) SWIFT
4 25 (15.15%) N-Tier
5 23 (13.94%) Open Source
6 9 (5.45%) Clustering
7 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.24%) Fixed Income
8 7 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (4.24%) DataPower
9 3 (1.82%) Social Network
9 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.82%) User Experience
10 2 (1.21%) Social Media
11 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.61%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.79%) Android
2 28 (16.97%) UNIX
3 24 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 24 (14.55%) Linux
4 16 (9.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (51.52%) TDD
3 78 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (40.61%) Scrum
5 56 (33.94%) UML
6 41 (24.85%) Software Engineering
7 39 (23.64%) OO
8 33 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 22 (13.33%) SOA
10 20 (12.12%) Web Development
11 19 (11.52%) Multithreading
11 19 (11.52%) Android Development
11 19 (11.52%) iOS Development
12 18 (10.91%) Use Case
13 16 (9.70%) Problem Management
13 16 (9.70%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (7.88%) Integration Testing
15 11 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (6.67%) RUP
15 11 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 161 (97.58%) Java
2 50 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.27%) SQL
4 18 (10.91%) ECMAScript
5 17 (10.30%) C
6 10 (6.06%) C++
7 9 (5.45%) Scala
8 6 (3.64%) Groovy
9 3 (1.82%) XPath
10 2 (1.21%) Python
11 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) HND
2 9 (5.45%) PhD
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 84 (50.91%) Oracle
2 37 (22.42%) Adobe
3 32 (19.39%) Google
4 31 (18.79%) IBM
5 25 (15.15%) VMware
6 7 (4.24%) Tradeweb
6 7 (4.24%) MarketAxess
6 7 (4.24%) 29West
6 7 (4.24%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.21%) Fiorano
8 2 (1.21%) Huawei
8 2 (1.21%) Software AG
8 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.21%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.21%) webMethods
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.61%) Temenos
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
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