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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 34 107 91
Rank change year-on-year +73 -16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 191 12 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.33% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 0.85% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 11
10th Percentile - £33,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -0.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £80,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £58,000 - £90,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +9.67%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,475 1,407 1,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.97% 94.11% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 917 831 748
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% -10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,600 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.20% +5.26% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridge +60 147 £55,000 -12.00% 16
Peterborough - 6 £40,000 -
Chatteris - 1 - -
Ely - 1 - -
Open Source
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 124 (64.92%) Software Engineering
2 107 (56.02%) Python
2 107 (56.02%) Degree
3 93 (48.69%) Social Skills
4 86 (45.03%) Computer Science
5 74 (38.74%) Linux
6 63 (32.98%) C++
6 63 (32.98%) Machine Learning
7 57 (29.84%) Physics
8 55 (28.80%) AWS
9 50 (26.18%) SDLC
10 47 (24.61%) C
11 46 (24.08%) Docker
12 45 (23.56%) Automotive
12 45 (23.56%) Agile
13 42 (21.99%) LLVM
14 41 (21.47%) Statistics
14 41 (21.47%) Economics
14 41 (21.47%) Cisco IPCC
14 41 (21.47%) MATLAB
14 41 (21.47%) Julia
14 41 (21.47%) Domain Models
15 38 (19.90%) Open Source Development
16 36 (18.85%) Cloud Computing
17 34 (17.80%) Amazon EC2
17 34 (17.80%) Use Case
17 34 (17.80%) ISO 26262
17 34 (17.80%) LXC
18 31 (16.23%) Apache Spark
18 31 (16.23%) Apache

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (16.23%) Apache
1 31 (16.23%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.19%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Campfire
Cloud Services
1 55 (28.80%) AWS
2 36 (18.85%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (17.80%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (6.81%) Azure
5 8 (4.19%) Amazon EKS
5 8 (4.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (4.19%) Amazon S3
5 8 (4.19%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.19%) Serverless
6 5 (2.62%) GCP
7 4 (2.09%) GitHub
7 4 (2.09%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) ClickHouse
1 5 (2.62%) Flink
2 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.38%) Gerrit
4 12 (6.28%) GitLab
5 9 (4.71%) Buildbot
6 7 (3.66%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) Travis CI
General
1 93 (48.69%) Social Skills
2 45 (23.56%) Automotive
3 23 (12.04%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (5.24%) Law
5 8 (4.19%) Marketing
6 4 (2.09%) Electronics
7 3 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (47.64%) Software Engineer
2 54 (28.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 22 (11.52%) Technical Leader
4 16 (8.38%) Software Manager
5 15 (7.85%) Research Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Senior Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.19%) Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (4.19%) Software Engineering Manager
8 8 (4.19%) Technology Manager
9 7 (3.66%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 7 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) ASIC Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Lead Tester
10 5 (2.62%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.99%) LLVM
2 27 (14.14%) TensorFlow
3 26 (13.61%) Dask
4 9 (4.71%) Yocto
5 5 (2.62%) Akka
5 5 (2.62%) GraphQL
5 5 (2.62%) Play Framework
5 5 (2.62%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (2.62%) Spring
6 3 (1.57%) Node.js
6 3 (1.57%) OpenCL
6 3 (1.57%) Sass
7 1 (0.52%) Flask
7 1 (0.52%) JWT
7 1 (0.52%) Keras
7 1 (0.52%) PyTorch
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.52%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.52%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) IoT
2 26 (13.61%) Algorithms
3 18 (9.42%) User Experience
4 14 (7.33%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (6.28%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.76%) Virtual Team
7 10 (5.24%) Public Cloud
7 10 (5.24%) Taxonomies
8 8 (4.19%) Blog
8 8 (4.19%) FPGA
8 8 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (3.66%) Home Automation
9 7 (3.66%) Smart City
10 5 (2.62%) ASIC
10 5 (2.62%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.62%) RISC-V
10 5 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.62%) Verilog
10 5 (2.62%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.74%) Linux
2 16 (8.38%) Windows
3 10 (5.24%) Android
4 4 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (64.92%) Software Engineering
2 86 (45.03%) Computer Science
3 63 (32.98%) Machine Learning
4 57 (29.84%) Physics
5 50 (26.18%) SDLC
6 45 (23.56%) Agile
7 41 (21.47%) Domain Models
7 41 (21.47%) Economics
7 41 (21.47%) Statistics
8 38 (19.90%) Open Source Development
9 34 (17.80%) Use Case
10 29 (15.18%) Requirements Gathering
11 25 (13.09%) Data Science
12 24 (12.57%) DevOps
13 23 (12.04%) Software Testing
14 22 (11.52%) Technical Leadership
15 21 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (10.99%) Test Automation
16 16 (8.38%) Mathematics
16 16 (8.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (56.02%) Python
2 63 (32.98%) C++
3 47 (24.61%) C
4 41 (21.47%) Julia
4 41 (21.47%) MATLAB
5 15 (7.85%) R
6 13 (6.81%) Java
6 13 (6.81%) Rust
7 10 (5.24%) Bash
8 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.19%) Go
9 8 (4.19%) Ruby
9 8 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.62%) Erlang
10 5 (2.62%) Scala
11 3 (1.57%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (56.02%) Degree
2 26 (13.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (8.38%) PhD
4 2 (1.05%) CASP
4 2 (1.05%) CEH
4 2 (1.05%) CISSP
4 2 (1.05%) CompTIA CySA+
4 2 (1.05%) GIAC
4 2 (1.05%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.80%) ISO 26262
2 18 (9.42%) IEC 61508
2 18 (9.42%) IEC 62304
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (24.08%) Docker
2 34 (17.80%) LXC
3 16 (8.38%) Firmware
4 8 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (21.47%) Cisco IPCC
2 18 (9.42%) Kubernetes
3 14 (7.33%) Terraform
4 9 (4.71%) Ansible
5 8 (4.19%) Puppet
6 2 (1.05%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (3.14%) Twitter
2 5 (2.62%) Google