The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 118 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2481 2605 2101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.49% 2.38% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.44% 5.90% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2143 1815
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38530 44146 39902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.66% 40.26% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 35563 32838
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in England

Open Source
Salary Trend in England

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

Open Source Salary Trend in England

Open Source
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in England

Open Source
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London +13 1403 £57,500 - 176
South East -2 433 £45,000 +2.27% 51
South West -22 142 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Yorkshire +8 122 £50,000 - 18
North West +44 111 £42,500 +6.25% 16
East of England -4 104 £45,000 -15.09% 21
East Midlands +22 99 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +21 85 £44,750 +19.33% 21
North East -15 22 £40,000 +13.90% 11
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2332 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1855 (39.04%) Java
3 1676 (35.27%) JavaScript
4 1443 (30.37%) HTML
5 1343 (28.26%) Linux
6 1221 (25.69%) CSS
7 1141 (24.01%) TDD
8 1073 (22.58%) Python
9 1028 (21.63%) PHP
10 967 (20.35%) SQL
11 884 (18.60%) MVC
12 852 (17.93%) MySQL
13 781 (16.44%) .NET
14 779 (16.39%) C#
15 770 (16.20%) Git (software)
16 766 (16.12%) Degree
17 763 (16.06%) Ruby
18 753 (15.85%) Software Engineering
19 741 (15.59%) Web Services
20 739 (15.55%) OO
21 717 (15.09%) jQuery
22 701 (14.75%) Scrum
23 676 (14.23%) Oracle
23 676 (14.23%) HTML5
24 674 (14.18%) E-Commerce
25 659 (13.87%) Finance
25 659 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
26 633 (13.32%) BDD
27 612 (12.88%) Windows
28 601 (12.65%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 474 (9.97%) Apache
2 412 (8.67%) Node.js
3 270 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 196 (4.12%) CMS
5 168 (3.54%) IIS
6 160 (3.37%) nginx
7 151 (3.18%) Drupal
8 136 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 122 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (2.50%) JBoss
11 109 (2.29%) OpenStack
12 108 (2.27%) SharePoint
13 103 (2.17%) Apache Solr
14 96 (2.02%) Apache Pig
15 82 (1.73%) WebLogic
16 76 (1.60%) SAS
17 72 (1.52%) WordPress
18 63 (1.33%) Confluence
19 51 (1.07%) Apache Spark
20 44 (0.93%) Mule
Applications
1 205 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.05%) SPSS
3 44 (0.93%) MS Office
4 33 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.17%) MS Project
9 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.084%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 51 (1.07%) Magento
2 22 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.15%) Summit
6 6 (0.13%) Odoo
7 5 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.084%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.063%) AquaLogic BPM
9 3 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.063%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.042%) Tridion
10 2 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.042%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.021%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 433 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (3.16%) SaaS
3 124 (2.61%) GitHub
4 104 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 91 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 84 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 71 (1.49%) PaaS
8 65 (1.37%) IaaS
9 52 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
10 38 (0.80%) Google Apps
11 24 (0.51%) Office 365
12 23 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
14 18 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 10 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 8 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 276 (5.81%) Internet
2 196 (4.12%) HTTP
3 180 (3.79%) Firewall
4 159 (3.35%) DNS
5 96 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 90 (1.89%) WAN
7 80 (1.68%) DHCP
8 73 (1.54%) LAN
9 71 (1.49%) SAN
10 58 (1.22%) LDAP
11 49 (1.03%) VLAN
12 47 (0.99%) Network Security
13 41 (0.86%) SSL
14 38 (0.80%) MPLS
15 36 (0.76%) Broadband
16 31 (0.65%) SSH
17 29 (0.61%) SMTP
18 26 (0.55%) VPN
19 25 (0.53%) VoIP
20 21 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (17.93%) MySQL
2 522 (10.98%) MongoDB
3 510 (10.73%) SQL Server
4 504 (10.61%) NoSQL
5 365 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
6 362 (7.62%) Big Data
7 349 (7.34%) Relational Database
8 266 (5.60%) Hadoop
9 162 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 159 (3.35%) Redis
11 127 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 114 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 74 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 68 (1.43%) Pentaho
15 65 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 62 (1.30%) Mahout
17 54 (1.14%) DB2
18 51 (1.07%) HBase
19 44 (0.93%) Impala
20 41 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 770 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 415 (8.73%) Selenium
3 406 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 341 (7.18%) Subversion
5 251 (5.28%) Cucumber
6 228 (4.80%) JUnit
7 194 (4.08%) NUnit
8 192 (4.04%) JIRA
9 187 (3.94%) WebDriver
10 174 (3.66%) Maven
11 169 (3.56%) TeamCity
12 110 (2.31%) JMeter
13 104 (2.19%) SpecFlow
14 90 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 87 (1.83%) Visual Studio
16 83 (1.75%) Grunt
17 78 (1.64%) Ant
18 77 (1.62%) PHPUnit
19 70 (1.47%) Hudson
19 70 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 659 (13.87%) Finance
2 221 (4.65%) Games
3 210 (4.42%) Marketing
4 197 (4.15%) Retail
5 193 (4.06%) Banking
6 166 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 105 (2.21%) Publishing
8 102 (2.15%) Back Office
9 86 (1.81%) Advertising
10 70 (1.47%) Law
11 53 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.93%) Automotive
13 42 (0.88%) Front Office
14 36 (0.76%) Legal
15 33 (0.69%) Electronics
16 26 (0.55%) Online Betting
17 15 (0.32%) Manufacturing
18 13 (0.27%) Billing
19 12 (0.25%) Military
20 11 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2335 (49.14%) Developer
2 559 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 529 (11.13%) Architect
4 527 (11.09%) Senior Developer
5 317 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 258 (5.43%) PHP Developer
7 233 (4.90%) Software Developer
8 229 (4.82%) .NET Developer
9 221 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 215 (4.52%) Web Developer
11 200 (4.21%) Administrator
12 191 (4.02%) Analyst
13 170 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
14 165 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 157 (3.30%) Consultant
15 157 (3.30%) Linux Administrator
16 153 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
17 150 (3.16%) C# Developer
18 142 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 133 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1443 (30.37%) HTML
2 1221 (25.69%) CSS
3 781 (16.44%) .NET
4 741 (15.59%) Web Services
5 717 (15.09%) jQuery
6 676 (14.23%) HTML5
7 601 (12.65%) Spring
8 547 (11.51%) AngularJS
9 458 (9.64%) XML
10 454 (9.55%) CSS3
11 433 (9.11%) REST
12 408 (8.59%) Hibernate
13 353 (7.43%) ASP.NET
14 297 (6.25%) LAMP
15 295 (6.21%) RESTful
16 292 (6.14%) J2EE
17 269 (5.66%) JSON
18 244 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
19 228 (4.80%) Ajax
20 205 (4.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 560 (11.78%) Computer Science
2 386 (8.12%) Mobile App
3 300 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 253 (5.32%) Blog
4 253 (5.32%) User Experience
5 191 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 147 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 116 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 107 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 107 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 81 (1.70%) Social Media
10 77 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 75 (1.58%) Digital Media
12 71 (1.49%) BBC
13 62 (1.30%) Blackberry
14 58 (1.22%) Hedge funds
15 55 (1.16%) Social Network
16 49 (1.03%) GIS
17 45 (0.95%) Client/Server
18 42 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1343 (28.26%) Linux
2 612 (12.88%) Windows
3 317 (6.67%) UNIX
4 293 (6.17%) Android
5 262 (5.51%) Apple iOS
6 150 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 138 (2.90%) CentOS
8 99 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 89 (1.87%) Debian
10 68 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (1.22%) Solaris
13 31 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
15 24 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (0.42%) Fedora
18 16 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.34%) Windows 7
19 14 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2332 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1141 (24.01%) TDD
3 884 (18.60%) MVC
4 753 (15.85%) Software Engineering
5 739 (15.55%) OO
6 701 (14.75%) Scrum
7 674 (14.18%) E-Commerce
8 659 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
9 633 (13.32%) BDD
10 443 (9.32%) DevOps
11 425 (8.94%) Web Development
12 367 (7.72%) SOA
13 331 (6.97%) Mentoring
14 277 (5.83%) Pair Programming
15 267 (5.62%) Analytics
16 266 (5.60%) Test Automation
17 247 (5.20%) Configuration Management
18 216 (4.55%) Unit Testing
19 206 (4.34%) OOP
20 189 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1855 (39.04%) Java
2 1676 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 1073 (22.58%) Python
4 1028 (21.63%) PHP
5 967 (20.35%) SQL
6 779 (16.39%) C#
7 763 (16.06%) Ruby
8 433 (9.11%) Perl
9 250 (5.26%) Scala
9 250 (5.26%) C++
10 208 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 141 (2.97%) C
12 139 (2.93%) Groovy
13 105 (2.21%) R
14 91 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 81 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 80 (1.68%) T-SQL
17 73 (1.54%) Clojure
18 68 (1.43%) PowerShell
19 67 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 766 (16.12%) Degree
2 148 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 75 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (1.24%) CCNA
6 52 (1.09%) ISEB
7 44 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 40 (0.84%) CCNP
9 32 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 29 (0.61%) PhD
11 28 (0.59%) RHCE
12 27 (0.57%) CCIE
13 21 (0.44%) RHCSA
14 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.38%) JNCIE
15 16 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.27%) CISSP
17 11 (0.23%) PMP
18 10 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 9 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (10.40%) QA
2 31 (0.65%) SLA
3 29 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.32%) COBIT
5 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.21%) WCAG
7 9 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.084%) Basel II
11 4 (0.084%) MiFID
12 3 (0.063%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.042%) FISMA
13 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.021%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 151 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (1.12%) Varnish
3 52 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 49 (1.03%) Docker
6 38 (0.80%) Apache Flume
6 38 (0.80%) NFS
7 36 (0.76%) VirtualBox
8 27 (0.57%) KVM
9 22 (0.46%) HDFS
10 20 (0.42%) vSphere
11 18 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (0.29%) Xen
12 14 (0.29%) iptables
13 13 (0.27%) VMware ESX
14 11 (0.23%) vCloud
14 11 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.15%) LXC
16 6 (0.13%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 381 (8.02%) Puppet
2 282 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (2.80%) Nagios
4 87 (1.83%) Ansible
5 78 (1.64%) Vagrant
6 48 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 39 (0.82%) Cacti
8 26 (0.55%) logstash
9 20 (0.42%) Salt
9 20 (0.42%) Graphite
9 20 (0.42%) Cobbler
10 18 (0.38%) OpenView
11 14 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.27%) Sysprep
12 13 (0.27%) Kibana
13 12 (0.25%) Nessus
13 12 (0.25%) SmokePing
14 11 (0.23%) Zenoss
14 11 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 676 (14.23%) Oracle
2 444 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 231 (4.86%) Google
4 204 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 201 (4.23%) VMware
6 155 (3.26%) Cisco
7 141 (2.97%) Zend
8 136 (2.86%) IBM
9 99 (2.08%) HP
10 90 (1.89%) hybris
11 88 (1.85%) Facebook
12 87 (1.83%) Sybase
13 80 (1.68%) Adobe
14 70 (1.47%) Talend
15 63 (1.33%) Cognos
16 53 (1.12%) Teradata
17 51 (1.07%) SAP
18 48 (1.01%) Informatica
19 46 (0.97%) TIBCO
20 44 (0.93%) ATG
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hazelcast
Salary: £26-28k + commission with a £35k OTE
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Private Medical + Othe
Posted: 16 hours ago
Deal, Kent
itecopeople
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday