The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 105 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 251 246 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.42% 2.33% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 4.97% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 224 203 258
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,200 £79,500 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4324 4949 4980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.70% 46.95% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4103 4444
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Open Source
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the City of London

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the City of London

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 258 (52.23%) Java
2 226 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (27.33%) SQL
4 123 (24.90%) JavaScript
5 113 (22.87%) Python
6 108 (21.86%) Linux
7 106 (21.46%) TDD
8 105 (21.26%) HTML
9 95 (19.23%) Spring
9 95 (19.23%) BDD
10 94 (19.03%) Finance
11 88 (17.81%) Selenium
12 83 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (15.79%) C#
13 78 (15.79%) MySQL
14 77 (15.59%) CSS
14 77 (15.59%) Degree
15 74 (14.98%) Scrum
16 72 (14.57%) Hibernate
16 72 (14.57%) PHP
17 71 (14.37%) WebDriver
18 67 (13.56%) E-Commerce
19 65 (13.16%) Computer Science
19 65 (13.16%) Git (software)
20 63 (12.75%) HTML5
21 59 (11.94%) QA
21 59 (11.94%) Ruby
22 56 (11.34%) OO
22 56 (11.34%) NoSQL
23 55 (11.13%) Perl

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (8.10%) CMS
2 35 (7.09%) Apache
3 22 (4.45%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.25%) Node.js
5 18 (3.64%) Apache Pig
6 16 (3.24%) nginx
7 14 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.63%) JBoss
8 13 (2.63%) TeamSite
9 12 (2.43%) IIS
10 11 (2.23%) MS Exchange
11 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.82%) Drupal
13 7 (1.42%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.81%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
Applications
1 13 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.26%) SaaS
2 22 (4.45%) GitHub
3 21 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (1.42%) PaaS
9 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.81%) Office 365
11 3 (0.61%) Joyent
12 2 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.20%) IaaS
13 1 (0.20%) Force.com
13 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.25%) HTTP
2 19 (3.85%) Internet
2 19 (3.85%) Firewall
3 16 (3.24%) DNS
4 11 (2.23%) DHCP
5 10 (2.02%) LDAP
6 8 (1.62%) SMTP
6 8 (1.62%) IMAP
6 8 (1.62%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.42%) VoIP
8 3 (0.61%) VPN
8 3 (0.61%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.61%) MRTG
8 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.61%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) Multicast
9 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.20%) SNMP
10 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.79%) MySQL
2 56 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 54 (10.93%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.28%) SQL Server
6 30 (6.07%) Big Data
7 29 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (5.67%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.44%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.43%) Redis
11 11 (2.23%) Mahout
12 10 (2.02%) QlikView
13 9 (1.82%) Impala
14 8 (1.62%) SQLite
14 8 (1.62%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.42%) HBase
15 7 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 88 (17.81%) Selenium
2 71 (14.37%) WebDriver
3 65 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 50 (10.12%) Jenkins
5 45 (9.11%) Cucumber
6 42 (8.50%) JUnit
7 33 (6.68%) Maven
8 30 (6.07%) JMeter
9 20 (4.05%) JIRA
10 18 (3.64%) Subversion
11 16 (3.24%) TeamCity
12 15 (3.04%) Yeoman
13 13 (2.63%) Spock
14 12 (2.43%) Appium
14 12 (2.43%) Calabash
14 12 (2.43%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (2.23%) SoapUI
16 10 (2.02%) CruiseControl
16 10 (2.02%) Ant
General
1 94 (19.03%) Finance
2 37 (7.49%) Games
3 30 (6.07%) Banking
4 21 (4.25%) Marketing
5 18 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.43%) Retail
7 10 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.82%) Advertising
8 9 (1.82%) Back Office
9 8 (1.62%) Billing
10 7 (1.42%) Law
11 6 (1.21%) Front Office
12 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) Legal
15 1 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.20%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 236 (47.77%) Developer
2 63 (12.75%) Java Developer
3 59 (11.94%) Senior Developer
4 35 (7.09%) Web Developer
5 34 (6.88%) Architect
6 27 (5.47%) Administrator
7 26 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.06%) Analyst
9 23 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (4.45%) Tester
10 22 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (4.25%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.85%) PHP Developer
13 18 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
14 17 (3.44%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.44%) Test Analyst
15 15 (3.04%) C# Developer
16 14 (2.83%) Software Developer
16 14 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (21.26%) HTML
2 95 (19.23%) Spring
3 77 (15.59%) CSS
4 72 (14.57%) Hibernate
5 63 (12.75%) HTML5
6 52 (10.53%) Web Services
7 45 (9.11%) CSS3
8 42 (8.50%) .NET
9 41 (8.30%) J2EE
9 41 (8.30%) RESTful
10 39 (7.89%) jQuery
11 37 (7.49%) REST
12 35 (7.09%) LAMP
13 33 (6.68%) SOAP
14 32 (6.48%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.06%) Struts
16 22 (4.45%) Ajax
17 21 (4.25%) WCF
18 20 (4.05%) XML
19 18 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.45%) Hedge funds
5 20 (4.05%) User Experience
6 15 (3.04%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.04%) Data Integration
6 15 (3.04%) iPhone
6 15 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.63%) W3C
7 13 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.82%) Statistics
8 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.62%) Blog
9 8 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.42%) Derivative
10 7 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.21%) Social Media
11 6 (1.21%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (21.86%) Linux
2 43 (8.70%) UNIX
3 36 (7.29%) Windows
4 35 (7.09%) Android
5 24 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.62%) CentOS
8 8 (1.62%) Solaris
9 3 (0.61%) Debian
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) Fedora
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (21.46%) TDD
3 95 (19.23%) BDD
4 83 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (14.98%) Scrum
6 67 (13.56%) E-Commerce
7 56 (11.34%) OO
8 43 (8.70%) MVC
8 43 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 39 (7.89%) Analytics
10 33 (6.68%) Test Automation
10 33 (6.68%) Project Management
11 32 (6.48%) DevOps
12 29 (5.87%) Pair Programming
13 27 (5.47%) SOA
13 27 (5.47%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.26%) Configuration Management
15 21 (4.25%) Web Development
16 20 (4.05%) Low Latency
17 19 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 258 (52.23%) Java
2 135 (27.33%) SQL
3 123 (24.90%) JavaScript
4 113 (22.87%) Python
5 78 (15.79%) C#
6 72 (14.57%) PHP
7 59 (11.94%) Ruby
8 55 (11.13%) Perl
9 41 (8.30%) Scala
10 31 (6.28%) Bash Shell
11 23 (4.66%) C++
11 23 (4.66%) C
12 22 (4.45%) Shell Script
13 21 (4.25%) Groovy
14 18 (3.64%) Clojure
15 14 (2.83%) Objective-C
16 13 (2.63%) R
17 12 (2.43%) PowerShell
18 11 (2.23%) Haskell
19 9 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (15.59%) Degree
2 15 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.62%) VCP4
5 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) PhD
5 4 (0.81%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.94%) QA
2 13 (2.63%) WCAG
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.61%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.61%) Basel II
4 2 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.44%) Varnish
2 13 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.23%) NFS
4 9 (1.82%) VirtualBox
5 8 (1.62%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.01%) HDFS
6 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.61%) Docker
9 2 (0.40%) KVM
9 2 (0.40%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) Samba
10 1 (0.20%) QEMU
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 48 (9.72%) Puppet
2 39 (7.89%) Nagios
3 32 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.85%) ZABBIX
4 19 (3.85%) Cacti
5 12 (2.43%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.62%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.62%) Sysprep
6 8 (1.62%) Ansible
7 6 (1.21%) OpenView
7 6 (1.21%) Munin
8 4 (0.81%) Oozie
8 4 (0.81%) Ambari
8 4 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.61%) SmokePing
9 3 (0.61%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.40%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (8.30%) Oracle
2 34 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.64%) VMware
4 17 (3.44%) Facebook
5 14 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.63%) Google
6 13 (2.63%) Interwoven
7 12 (2.43%) NetApp
8 11 (2.23%) HP
9 10 (2.02%) Splunk
10 9 (1.82%) Cisco
11 8 (1.62%) Sybase
11 8 (1.62%) FatWire
12 6 (1.21%) Sony
13 5 (1.01%) Citrix
13 5 (1.01%) Zend
13 5 (1.01%) Siebel
13 5 (1.01%) Vertica
14 4 (0.81%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.81%) F5
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