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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 821 838 825
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 70 51 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.048% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 62
Average salary £52,500 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £34,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

OSGi Salary Histogram in the UK

OSGi
Top 20 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 1 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
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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 -3 70 £52,500 +31.25% 12
London +13 34 £65,000 - 8
South West +5 23 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Bristol +14 18 £35,500 +25.66% 1
City of London - 10 £67,500 - 4
East of England - 7 £51,750 - 2
Wiltshire -3 5 £39,000 -20.81%
Suffolk - 5 £51,750 -
Ipswich - 5 £51,750 -
Berkshire +2 4 £65,000 +30.00%
South East -1 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Newbury +6 2 £58,750 +27.02%
Swindon +4 2 £45,000 -30.76%
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Chippenham - 2 £31,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Reading 0 1 - -
Leeds -34 1 - -
West Yorkshire -37 1 - -
Yorkshire -51 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 183 (97.86%) Java
2 111 (59.36%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (59.36%) Spring
3 95 (50.80%) Oracle
4 88 (47.06%) TDD
5 84 (44.92%) Finance
6 83 (44.39%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (44.39%) Relational Database
7 78 (41.71%) XML
8 76 (40.64%) J2EE
8 76 (40.64%) Maven
9 75 (40.11%) Servlets
10 74 (39.57%) Scrum
11 70 (37.43%) JUnit
12 65 (34.76%) JSP
13 64 (34.22%) Jenkins
14 63 (33.69%) RDBMS
15 62 (33.16%) UML
16 61 (32.62%) Hibernate
16 61 (32.62%) GWT
17 60 (32.09%) SQL Server
18 59 (31.55%) HTML
19 58 (31.02%) Git (software)
20 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
20 56 (29.95%) Apache ServiceMix
21 54 (28.88%) SQL
21 54 (28.88%) Client/Server
22 53 (28.34%) Enterprise Software
23 51 (27.27%) CSS
24 47 (25.13%) Eclipse

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 56 (29.95%) Apache ServiceMix
2 42 (22.46%) Adobe CQ
3 36 (19.25%) Apache
4 31 (16.58%) WebLogic
4 31 (16.58%) WebSphere
5 15 (8.02%) CMS
6 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.07%) IIS
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.07%) Confluence
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.07%) Node.js
8 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) SMTP
2 5 (2.67%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
4 2 (1.07%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (44.39%) Relational Database
2 63 (33.69%) RDBMS
3 60 (32.09%) SQL Server
4 32 (17.11%) Jackrabbit
5 27 (14.44%) MySQL
6 7 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.67%) Big Data
7 5 (2.67%) KDB
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) HBase
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 76 (40.64%) Maven
2 70 (37.43%) JUnit
3 64 (34.22%) Jenkins
4 58 (31.02%) Git (software)
5 47 (25.13%) Eclipse
6 34 (18.18%) Ant
7 30 (16.04%) Eclipse RCP
8 23 (12.30%) Subversion
8 23 (12.30%) Log4j
9 14 (7.49%) Selenium
10 7 (3.74%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (3.74%) Gradle
10 7 (3.74%) Hamcrest
10 7 (3.74%) Hudson
10 7 (3.74%) JMeter
11 5 (2.67%) jMock
11 5 (2.67%) Mockito
11 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.67%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 84 (44.92%) Finance
2 43 (22.99%) Banking
3 27 (14.44%) French Language
4 23 (12.30%) Publishing
5 22 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.67%) Marketing
7 5 (2.67%) Back Office
8 4 (2.14%) Retail
8 4 (2.14%) Billing
9 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.60%) Front Office
10 2 (1.07%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (68.45%) Developer
2 112 (59.89%) Java Developer
3 45 (24.06%) Senior Developer
4 44 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (12.30%) Team Leader
5 23 (12.30%) Java Team Leader
6 22 (11.76%) Architect
7 18 (9.63%) Technical Architect
8 17 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 16 (8.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Consultant
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 4 (2.14%) Senior Software Engineer
14 4 (2.14%) GUI Developer
14 4 (2.14%) Lead Java Developer
15 3 (1.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (59.36%) Spring
2 78 (41.71%) XML
3 76 (40.64%) J2EE
4 75 (40.11%) Servlets
5 65 (34.76%) JSP
6 61 (32.62%) Hibernate
6 61 (32.62%) GWT
7 59 (31.55%) HTML
8 51 (27.27%) CSS
9 37 (19.79%) JMS
9 37 (19.79%) Ajax
10 34 (18.18%) JPA
10 34 (18.18%) JSF
10 34 (18.18%) Apache Sling
11 33 (17.65%) jQuery
12 32 (17.11%) Web Services
13 31 (16.58%) Apache Felix
14 28 (14.97%) XSLT
15 27 (14.44%) WebSphere MQ
16 26 (13.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (28.88%) Client/Server
2 53 (28.34%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (19.25%) Computer Science
4 27 (14.44%) N-Tier
4 27 (14.44%) SWIFT
4 27 (14.44%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (12.30%) Open Source
6 9 (4.81%) Clustering
7 8 (4.28%) User Experience
8 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.67%) DataPower
9 5 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.67%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.60%) Social Network
10 3 (1.60%) Social Media
11 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.53%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Android
2 28 (14.97%) Apple iOS
3 27 (14.44%) UNIX
4 22 (11.76%) Linux
5 13 (6.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.36%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (47.06%) TDD
3 83 (44.39%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (39.57%) Scrum
5 62 (33.16%) UML
6 41 (21.93%) Software Engineering
7 39 (20.86%) OO
8 33 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 25 (13.37%) Web Development
10 24 (12.83%) Android Development
10 24 (12.83%) iOS Development
11 23 (12.30%) Use Case
12 20 (10.70%) SOA
13 17 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (8.56%) Multithreading
14 16 (8.56%) Problem Management
15 14 (7.49%) Workflow
16 11 (5.88%) RUP
17 10 (5.35%) Integration Testing
17 10 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 183 (97.86%) Java
2 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 54 (28.88%) SQL
4 23 (12.30%) ECMAScript
5 19 (10.16%) C
6 10 (5.35%) C++
7 9 (4.81%) Scala
7 9 (4.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.14%) Groovy
9 3 (1.60%) XPath
9 3 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) HND
2 9 (4.81%) PhD
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 27 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 95 (50.80%) Oracle
2 42 (22.46%) Adobe
3 38 (20.32%) JBoss
4 32 (17.11%) Google
5 31 (16.58%) IBM
6 27 (14.44%) VMware
7 5 (2.67%) 29West
7 5 (2.67%) Tradeweb
7 5 (2.67%) MarketAxess
7 5 (2.67%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.07%) Software AG
8 2 (1.07%) webMethods
8 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.07%) Fiorano
8 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.07%) Huawei
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.53%) Temenos
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
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