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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 871 839 846
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 32 101 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.084% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.21% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 31 74 33
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +54.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +38.15%

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
41588 48588 45441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 40.23% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35399 40815 39560
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 April 2015 within the UK.

OSGi Salary Histogram in the UK

OSGi
Top 14 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 April 2015. 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 -31 32 £45,000 -21.73% 9
London -25 21 £45,000 -28.00% 4
East of England +29 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Bristol -4 4 £40,000 -27.27%
South West -23 4 £40,000 -25.58%
City of London +16 3 £72,500 +23.40% 1
Suffolk +10 3 £40,000 -28.88%
Ipswich +1 3 £40,000 -28.88%
Manchester - 2 £85,000 - 4
North West - 2 £85,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -1 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire -10 1 - -
South East -14 1 - -
Reading -17 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 59 (96.72%) Java
2 42 (68.85%) Spring
3 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (60.66%) XML
5 35 (57.38%) Oracle
5 35 (57.38%) JBoss
6 32 (52.46%) TDD
6 32 (52.46%) Web Services
7 31 (50.82%) UML
7 31 (50.82%) J2EE
8 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
8 30 (49.18%) WebSphere
9 29 (47.54%) Maven
10 27 (44.26%) Ajax
11 26 (42.62%) JSP
12 25 (40.98%) REST
13 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
13 24 (39.34%) SOAP
13 24 (39.34%) Tomcat
14 23 (37.70%) Servlets
14 23 (37.70%) Scrum
15 22 (36.07%) IBM
15 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
16 20 (32.79%) JUnit
16 20 (32.79%) Finance
17 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
17 19 (31.15%) Ant
17 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (29.51%) Degree
18 18 (29.51%) Computer Science

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (57.38%) JBoss
2 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
2 30 (49.18%) WebSphere
3 24 (39.34%) Tomcat
4 12 (19.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (19.67%) Adobe CQ
4 12 (19.67%) Apache Pig
5 10 (16.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (16.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (16.39%) Apache
6 6 (9.84%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) CMS
8 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Tridion
1 2 (3.28%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (3.28%) Temenos T24
1 2 (3.28%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SMTP
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.51%) RDBMS
3 17 (27.87%) Big Data
4 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
5 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
5 12 (19.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (19.67%) Hadoop
5 12 (19.67%) Apache Hive
6 10 (16.39%) Jackrabbit
7 9 (14.75%) MySQL
8 3 (4.92%) DB2
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.28%) UniData
9 2 (3.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Maven
2 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
3 20 (32.79%) JUnit
4 19 (31.15%) Ant
5 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
6 15 (24.59%) Subversion
6 15 (24.59%) Eclipse
7 14 (22.95%) Eclipse RCP
8 8 (13.11%) Log4j
9 7 (11.48%) Gradle
9 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.28%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (3.28%) Mockito
10 2 (3.28%) Hamcrest
10 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.28%) Selenium
10 2 (3.28%) jMock
10 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) French Language
4 9 (14.75%) Publishing
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Front Office
6 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 33 (54.10%) Java Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Senior Developer
4 15 (24.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Programmer
6 8 (13.11%) Java Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (68.85%) Spring
2 37 (60.66%) XML
3 32 (52.46%) Web Services
4 31 (50.82%) J2EE
5 27 (44.26%) Ajax
6 26 (42.62%) JSP
7 25 (40.98%) REST
8 24 (39.34%) SOAP
9 23 (37.70%) Servlets
10 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
11 17 (27.87%) Java EE
12 15 (24.59%) jQuery
13 14 (22.95%) JPA
13 14 (22.95%) HTML
14 13 (21.31%) XSLT
15 12 (19.67%) Apache Camel
16 11 (18.03%) GWT
16 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (18.03%) JSF
16 11 (18.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Client/Server
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.31%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 10 (16.39%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (16.39%) SWIFT
3 10 (16.39%) N-Tier
4 9 (14.75%) DataPower
5 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.56%) Web 2.0
7 3 (4.92%) Clustering
7 3 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.92%) EMV
7 3 (4.92%) Smartcard
8 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
8 2 (3.28%) Social Network
9 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) UNIX
2 11 (18.03%) Android
3 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) TDD
3 31 (50.82%) UML
4 23 (37.70%) Scrum
5 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.59%) SOA
7 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
8 13 (21.31%) Web Application Development
9 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
11 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.11%) RUP
12 8 (13.11%) Use Case
12 8 (13.11%) Android Development
12 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
12 8 (13.11%) Web Development
13 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
13 7 (11.48%) OO
14 6 (9.84%) RAD
14 6 (9.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.67%) Groovy
4 10 (16.39%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) ECMAScript
6 7 (11.48%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) KVM
2 1 (1.64%) Xen
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Oracle
2 22 (36.07%) IBM
3 12 (19.67%) Adobe
3 12 (19.67%) Google
4 10 (16.39%) VMware
5 8 (13.11%) hybris
6 3 (4.92%) Tradeweb
6 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
6 3 (4.92%) MarketAxess
7 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.28%) 29West
7 2 (3.28%) jBASE
7 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
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