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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 98 116 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 289 281 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.59% 2.31% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.00% 4.84% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 252 268 364
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £93,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
4820 5810 6080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.23% 47.67% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4065 5049 5579
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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.

1 318 (51.96%) Java
2 271 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (33.50%) JavaScript
4 174 (28.43%) Linux
5 172 (28.10%) HTML
6 162 (26.47%) Finance
7 143 (23.37%) Python
8 132 (21.57%) TDD
9 128 (20.92%) Spring
9 128 (20.92%) CSS
10 127 (20.75%) SQL
11 118 (19.28%) Scrum
12 111 (18.14%) OO
13 105 (17.16%) Ruby
14 103 (16.83%) HTML5
15 89 (14.54%) MySQL
15 89 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (13.73%) Software Engineering
16 84 (13.73%) Oracle
16 84 (13.73%) Hibernate
17 81 (13.24%) Degree
17 81 (13.24%) Computer Science
18 78 (12.75%) PHP
18 78 (12.75%) BDD
19 75 (12.25%) Puppet
20 72 (11.76%) jQuery
21 71 (11.60%) C#
22 70 (11.44%) SQL Server
22 70 (11.44%) Selenium
23 68 (11.11%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 54 (8.82%) CMS
2 50 (8.17%) Node.js
3 49 (8.01%) Tomcat
4 34 (5.56%) Apache
5 24 (3.92%) JBoss
6 22 (3.59%) Drupal
7 18 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (2.61%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.45%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.12%) IIS
10 13 (2.12%) TeamSite
11 12 (1.96%) Umbraco
12 11 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.80%) Sitefinity
12 11 (1.80%) Orchard CMS
12 11 (1.80%) NServiceBus
12 11 (1.80%) Apache Pig
13 10 (1.63%) Magnolia
13 10 (1.63%) WordPress
13 10 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 12 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) InCopy
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (0.98%) AquaLogic BPM
2 4 (0.65%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Tridion
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.58%) SaaS
2 17 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.29%) GitHub
4 13 (2.12%) PaaS
5 11 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.31%) IaaS
7 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.98%) Office 365
9 5 (0.82%) Joyent
9 5 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.49%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.49%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.59%) Network Security
2 20 (3.27%) Firewall
3 13 (2.12%) LDAP
4 12 (1.96%) VoIP
5 11 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.31%) VPN
6 8 (1.31%) HTTP
7 6 (0.98%) GSM
7 6 (0.98%) Wireless
7 6 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (0.82%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.82%) Internet
9 4 (0.65%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.65%) SSL
10 3 (0.49%) DNS
10 3 (0.49%) DMZ
10 3 (0.49%) DHCP
10 3 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.49%) Multicast
10 3 (0.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.54%) MySQL
2 70 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 65 (10.62%) NoSQL
4 62 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.88%) Big Data
5 36 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (3.43%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.94%) CouchDB
10 16 (2.61%) Redis
11 13 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.96%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.80%) RavenDB
14 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.47%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.31%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.82%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 70 (11.44%) Selenium
2 63 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.31%) Maven
4 55 (8.99%) Subversion
5 47 (7.68%) Jenkins
6 43 (7.03%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.54%) WebDriver
8 38 (6.21%) Hudson
9 35 (5.72%) JUnit
10 34 (5.56%) JMeter
11 33 (5.39%) JIRA
12 24 (3.92%) Visual Studio
13 22 (3.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 20 (3.27%) Ant
15 14 (2.29%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (1.96%) WATIR
17 10 (1.63%) Xcode
17 10 (1.63%) Bitbucket
17 10 (1.63%) Grunt
General
1 162 (26.47%) Finance
2 63 (10.29%) Banking
3 30 (4.90%) Front Office
4 28 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.41%) Games
6 26 (4.25%) Marketing
7 14 (2.29%) Publishing
8 11 (1.80%) Retail
9 8 (1.31%) Legal
10 6 (0.98%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 312 (50.98%) Developer
2 100 (16.34%) Java Developer
3 61 (9.97%) Senior Developer
4 46 (7.52%) Architect
5 34 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 34 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 33 (5.39%) Junior
7 32 (5.23%) Web Developer
8 28 (4.58%) Administrator
9 27 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 27 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (3.43%) Consultant
13 20 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (3.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.27%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (28.10%) HTML
2 128 (20.92%) CSS
2 128 (20.92%) Spring
3 103 (16.83%) HTML5
4 84 (13.73%) Hibernate
5 72 (11.76%) jQuery
6 65 (10.62%) .NET
7 64 (10.46%) J2EE
8 59 (9.64%) Web Services
9 52 (8.50%) XML
10 49 (8.01%) AngularJS
11 47 (7.68%) REST
11 47 (7.68%) LAMP
12 44 (7.19%) CSS3
13 39 (6.37%) WCF
14 36 (5.88%) Ajax
15 34 (5.56%) ASP.NET
16 29 (4.74%) Backbone.js
17 28 (4.58%) JSON
17 28 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.86%) Hedge funds
3 38 (6.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (4.74%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.78%) Derivative
8 16 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.61%) User Experience
9 13 (2.12%) Data Integration
9 13 (2.12%) W3C
9 13 (2.12%) Equities
10 12 (1.96%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.80%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.47%) Physics
14 8 (1.31%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 174 (28.43%) Linux
2 66 (10.78%) UNIX
3 48 (7.84%) Windows
4 38 (6.21%) Android
5 24 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 22 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.59%) Solaris
7 16 (2.61%) Debian
8 14 (2.29%) CentOS
9 7 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.65%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (21.57%) TDD
3 118 (19.28%) Scrum
4 111 (18.14%) OO
5 89 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 78 (12.75%) BDD
8 68 (11.11%) DevOps
9 64 (10.46%) E-Commerce
10 53 (8.66%) MVC
11 48 (7.84%) Web Development
12 46 (7.52%) Unit Testing
13 44 (7.19%) SOA
14 40 (6.54%) Content Management
15 38 (6.21%) Low Latency
16 35 (5.72%) Project Management
17 31 (5.07%) Analytics
18 29 (4.74%) Test Automation
19 27 (4.41%) Multithreading
20 25 (4.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 318 (51.96%) Java
2 205 (33.50%) JavaScript
3 143 (23.37%) Python
4 127 (20.75%) SQL
5 105 (17.16%) Ruby
6 78 (12.75%) PHP
7 71 (11.60%) C#
8 60 (9.80%) C++
9 53 (8.66%) Perl
10 37 (6.05%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.76%) Scala
12 21 (3.43%) C
13 17 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.61%) XAML
15 12 (1.96%) Groovy
16 11 (1.80%) F#
16 11 (1.80%) VBScript
17 10 (1.63%) VB
18 9 (1.47%) Clojure
18 9 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (13.24%) Degree
2 27 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.80%) ISEB
5 8 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.33%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.16%) MBA
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.33%) QA
2 12 (1.96%) WCAG
3 7 (1.14%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.16%) Section 508
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.31%) Varnish
3 5 (0.82%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.33%) KVM
5 2 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) Ceph
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (12.25%) Puppet
2 62 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (7.35%) Nagios
4 14 (2.29%) ZABBIX
5 13 (2.12%) Ansible
6 12 (1.96%) Capistrano
7 7 (1.14%) logstash
8 5 (0.82%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.49%) Cacti
9 3 (0.49%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.33%) Kibana
10 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.16%) Oozie
11 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.16%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.16%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (13.73%) Oracle
2 34 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.41%) Google
4 26 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.27%) Twitter
6 18 (2.94%) Facebook
7 12 (1.96%) IBM
7 12 (1.96%) Interwoven
8 11 (1.80%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.80%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.47%) VMware
10 7 (1.14%) Sony
10 7 (1.14%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.65%) F5
11 4 (0.65%) LexisNexis
11 4 (0.65%) Adobe
11 4 (0.65%) Cisco
11 4 (0.65%) Zend
12 3 (0.49%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.49%) FatWire
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
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