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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 869 844 855
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 35 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 49
Average salary £49,500 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.60% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,600 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
41470 44921 48912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.83% 40.96% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35717 38067 43509
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 17 December 2014 within the UK.

OSGi Salary Histogram in the UK

OSGi
Top 21 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 17 December 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 -22 35 £49,500 -6.60% 5
East of England - 12 £40,000 - 1
London +15 11 £63,750 +10.86% 1
Ipswich - 11 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk - 11 £40,000 - 1
City of London +12 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Bristol +5 5 £33,500 +34.00% 1
South West -20 5 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Berkshire -12 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
South East -24 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Reading -18 2 £52,500 -32.25%
Birmingham - 2 £50,750 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £50,750 - 1
East Midlands +15 1 - -
Nottingham +14 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 1 - -
Newbury +2 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
North West -7 1 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £34,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 105 (96.33%) Java
2 73 (66.97%) Spring
3 71 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (55.96%) XML
5 59 (54.13%) Oracle
6 57 (52.29%) TDD
7 55 (50.46%) Maven
8 53 (48.62%) Relational Database
9 51 (46.79%) J2EE
9 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (45.87%) Finance
11 48 (44.04%) Jenkins
12 47 (43.12%) Scrum
13 43 (39.45%) Servlets
14 42 (38.53%) JUnit
15 41 (37.61%) JBoss
15 41 (37.61%) GWT
15 41 (37.61%) Git (software)
16 40 (36.70%) UML
17 38 (34.86%) JSP
17 38 (34.86%) RDBMS
18 37 (33.94%) Hibernate
18 37 (33.94%) Ajax
19 36 (33.03%) Enterprise Software
20 35 (32.11%) SQL Server
20 35 (32.11%) jQuery
21 33 (30.28%) Eclipse
21 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
22 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
22 32 (29.36%) WebLogic

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 41 (37.61%) JBoss
2 32 (29.36%) WebSphere
2 32 (29.36%) WebLogic
3 25 (22.94%) Apache ServiceMix
4 24 (22.02%) Apache
5 17 (15.60%) Adobe CQ
6 13 (11.93%) Tomcat
7 12 (11.01%) Apache Pig
8 10 (9.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (8.26%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (2.75%) Confluence
10 3 (2.75%) CMS
11 2 (1.83%) IIS
11 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.83%) Node.js
11 2 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) SMTP
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (48.62%) Relational Database
2 38 (34.86%) RDBMS
3 35 (32.11%) SQL Server
4 16 (14.68%) Jackrabbit
5 15 (13.76%) MongoDB
6 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
6 14 (12.84%) Big Data
6 14 (12.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (11.93%) Apache Hive
7 13 (11.93%) Hadoop
7 13 (11.93%) MySQL
8 5 (4.59%) KDB
9 4 (3.67%) DB2
10 1 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (50.46%) Maven
2 48 (44.04%) Jenkins
3 42 (38.53%) JUnit
4 41 (37.61%) Git (software)
5 33 (30.28%) Eclipse
6 26 (23.85%) Ant
7 25 (22.94%) Eclipse RCP
8 24 (22.02%) Subversion
9 12 (11.01%) Gradle
10 11 (10.09%) Log4j
11 10 (9.17%) Selenium
12 8 (7.34%) Hamcrest
13 7 (6.42%) SoapUI
13 7 (6.42%) JMeter
13 7 (6.42%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
15 5 (4.59%) Hudson
15 5 (4.59%) jMock
15 5 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (4.59%) NetBeans
General
1 50 (45.87%) Finance
2 31 (28.44%) Banking
3 20 (18.35%) French Language
4 12 (11.01%) Publishing
5 11 (10.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.59%) Marketing
6 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.59%) Front Office
7 3 (2.75%) Billing
7 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.83%) Games
8 2 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (71.56%) Developer
2 69 (63.30%) Java Developer
3 34 (31.19%) Senior Java Developer
3 34 (31.19%) Senior Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Software Engineer
5 18 (16.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.34%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (7.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (66.97%) Spring
2 61 (55.96%) XML
3 51 (46.79%) J2EE
4 43 (39.45%) Servlets
5 41 (37.61%) GWT
6 38 (34.86%) JSP
7 37 (33.94%) Hibernate
7 37 (33.94%) Ajax
8 35 (32.11%) jQuery
9 32 (29.36%) Web Services
10 31 (28.44%) JMS
11 29 (26.61%) SOAP
12 27 (24.77%) HTML
13 25 (22.94%) Java EE
13 25 (22.94%) Apache Camel
14 24 (22.02%) REST
14 24 (22.02%) JSF
15 23 (21.10%) CSS
16 21 (19.27%) XSLT
17 20 (18.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.03%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (29.36%) Client/Server
3 27 (24.77%) Computer Science
4 21 (19.27%) Open Source
5 20 (18.35%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (18.35%) SWIFT
5 20 (18.35%) N-Tier
6 11 (10.09%) DataPower
7 9 (8.26%) Clustering
8 6 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (4.59%) Fixed Income
10 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.75%) Web 2.0
11 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.75%) User Experience
12 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.92%) Social Network
12 1 (0.92%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) UNIX
2 17 (15.60%) Android
3 15 (13.76%) Apple iOS
3 15 (13.76%) Linux
4 10 (9.17%) Windows
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.29%) TDD
3 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (43.12%) Scrum
5 40 (36.70%) UML
6 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
7 26 (23.85%) OO
8 25 (22.94%) Unit Testing
9 22 (20.18%) SOA
10 18 (16.51%) Problem Management
11 15 (13.76%) Multithreading
12 13 (11.93%) RUP
13 12 (11.01%) Web Development
13 12 (11.01%) Web Application Development
13 12 (11.01%) Android Development
13 12 (11.01%) iOS Development
14 11 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (10.09%) Use Case
15 10 (9.17%) Integration Testing
16 9 (8.26%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (96.33%) Java
2 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
4 12 (11.01%) Groovy
5 11 (10.09%) ECMAScript
6 8 (7.34%) C
6 8 (7.34%) C++
7 7 (6.42%) Scala
8 3 (2.75%) XPath
9 2 (1.83%) Python
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) HND
2 3 (2.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.92%) Xen
3 1 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) Oracle
2 32 (29.36%) IBM
3 25 (22.94%) Google
4 20 (18.35%) VMware
5 16 (14.68%) Adobe
6 6 (5.50%) Bloomberg
6 6 (5.50%) MarketAxess
6 6 (5.50%) Tradeweb
7 5 (4.59%) 29West
8 3 (2.75%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.75%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.83%) webMethods
9 2 (1.83%) Fiorano
9 2 (1.83%) Software AG
10 1 (0.92%) Huawei
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.92%) Temenos
10 1 (0.92%) HP
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