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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 122 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2475 2487 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.34% 2.45% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 6.17% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1972 2105 2091
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
39979 40329 43056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 39.76% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31839 33048 36239
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -5 1381 £55,000 +4.76% 158
South East -17 391 £44,500 +3.48% 55
East of England -9 180 £42,250 -0.58% 23
South West +26 141 £37,500 - 26
West Midlands +18 94 £40,000 +2.56% 15
North West -25 85 £35,000 +7.69% 25
East Midlands +41 77 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire -31 68 £37,500 +5.15% 9
North East +14 48 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2309 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2025 (40.18%) Java
3 1763 (34.98%) JavaScript
4 1701 (33.75%) Linux
5 1570 (31.15%) HTML
6 1323 (26.25%) CSS
7 1170 (23.21%) MySQL
8 1138 (22.58%) Python
9 1043 (20.69%) TDD
10 1041 (20.65%) PHP
11 997 (19.78%) Ruby
12 945 (18.75%) SQL
13 882 (17.50%) jQuery
14 866 (17.18%) Degree
15 864 (17.14%) Scrum
16 853 (16.92%) OO
17 830 (16.47%) Git (software)
18 802 (15.91%) Web Services
19 790 (15.67%) Software Engineering
20 779 (15.46%) .NET
21 752 (14.92%) MVC
22 746 (14.80%) C#
23 693 (13.75%) E-Commerce
24 688 (13.65%) HTML5
25 648 (12.86%) Apache
26 646 (12.82%) Finance
27 645 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
28 636 (12.62%) Spring
29 629 (12.48%) Puppet
30 611 (12.12%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 648 (12.86%) Apache
2 454 (9.01%) Node.js
3 355 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 303 (6.01%) CMS
5 238 (4.72%) Drupal
6 180 (3.57%) WordPress
7 172 (3.41%) JBoss
8 157 (3.12%) IIS
9 149 (2.96%) nginx
10 146 (2.90%) WebLogic
11 139 (2.76%) WebSphere
12 132 (2.62%) Apache Solr
13 127 (2.52%) OpenStack
14 105 (2.08%) SharePoint
15 98 (1.94%) Joomla!
16 88 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
17 87 (1.73%) Confluence
18 80 (1.59%) Alfresco
19 57 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
20 51 (1.01%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 205 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 74 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 52 (1.03%) MS Office
4 31 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 30 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.22%) SPSS
8 9 (0.18%) MS Project
8 9 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.16%) GIMP
9 8 (0.16%) InDesign
10 7 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.040%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.020%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.020%) Maya
13 1 (0.020%) Mingle
13 1 (0.020%) InCopy
13 1 (0.020%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 80 (1.59%) Magento
2 14 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 13 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.24%) AquaLogic BPM
5 11 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
6 8 (0.16%) osCommerce
7 7 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.12%) Optimost
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.060%) Agresso
10 3 (0.060%) Summit
11 2 (0.040%) Zen Cart
11 2 (0.040%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.040%) Compiere
12 1 (0.020%) Tridion
12 1 (0.020%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 249 (4.94%) GitHub
2 216 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (3.61%) SaaS
4 94 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 66 (1.31%) IaaS
6 62 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 57 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 49 (0.97%) PaaS
9 38 (0.75%) Google Apps
10 28 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
11 27 (0.54%) Joyent
12 23 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.36%) Office 365
14 15 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.22%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.18%) LucidChart
17 7 (0.14%) Heroku
18 4 (0.079%) CloudFront
18 4 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 4 (0.079%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 335 (6.65%) Internet
2 235 (4.66%) TCP/IP
3 226 (4.48%) HTTP
4 160 (3.17%) Firewall
5 92 (1.83%) DNS
6 90 (1.79%) VoIP
7 80 (1.59%) WAN
8 78 (1.55%) LDAP
9 75 (1.49%) SAN
10 62 (1.23%) SSL
11 58 (1.15%) LAN
12 53 (1.05%) VPN
13 46 (0.91%) SMTP
14 42 (0.83%) SSH
14 42 (0.83%) Network Security
14 42 (0.83%) AMQP
15 38 (0.75%) Wireshark
16 36 (0.71%) SNMP
16 36 (0.71%) Wireless
17 32 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1170 (23.21%) MySQL
2 481 (9.54%) NoSQL
3 478 (9.48%) MongoDB
4 477 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 395 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 380 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
7 304 (6.03%) Big Data
8 211 (4.19%) Hadoop
9 191 (3.79%) RDBMS
10 180 (3.57%) Redis
11 136 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 98 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 95 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
14 88 (1.75%) Apache Hive
15 71 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 68 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 56 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 49 (0.97%) RavenDB
19 45 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
20 44 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 830 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 529 (10.50%) Selenium
3 499 (9.90%) Subversion
4 407 (8.08%) Jenkins
5 320 (6.35%) Cucumber
6 302 (5.99%) Maven
7 285 (5.65%) JUnit
8 282 (5.60%) JIRA
9 205 (4.07%) WebDriver
10 167 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 165 (3.27%) NUnit
12 150 (2.98%) JMeter
13 127 (2.52%) Hudson
14 125 (2.48%) Visual Studio
15 100 (1.98%) WATIR
16 96 (1.90%) Ant
17 95 (1.88%) Jasmine
18 89 (1.77%) Eclipse
19 84 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
20 76 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 646 (12.82%) Finance
2 288 (5.71%) Marketing
3 201 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 197 (3.91%) Banking
5 194 (3.85%) Retail
6 145 (2.88%) Games
7 116 (2.30%) Publishing
8 98 (1.94%) Advertising
9 76 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 57 (1.13%) Front Office
11 46 (0.91%) Legal
12 45 (0.89%) Back Office
13 24 (0.48%) Law
14 22 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.34%) Electronics
16 17 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 15 (0.30%) Automotive
19 13 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2333 (46.29%) Developer
2 539 (10.69%) Java Developer
3 512 (10.16%) Senior Developer
4 438 (8.69%) Architect
5 324 (6.43%) Administrator
6 322 (6.39%) Web Developer
7 304 (6.03%) PHP Developer
8 284 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 283 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
10 240 (4.76%) Analyst
11 232 (4.60%) Linux Administrator
12 228 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
13 208 (4.13%) .NET Developer
14 203 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 180 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
16 165 (3.27%) Software Developer
17 145 (2.88%) Consultant
18 144 (2.86%) QA Engineer
19 141 (2.80%) Tester
20 140 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1570 (31.15%) HTML
2 1323 (26.25%) CSS
3 882 (17.50%) jQuery
4 802 (15.91%) Web Services
5 779 (15.46%) .NET
6 688 (13.65%) HTML5
7 636 (12.62%) Spring
8 514 (10.20%) XML
9 445 (8.83%) REST
10 425 (8.43%) AngularJS
11 420 (8.33%) LAMP
12 417 (8.27%) Hibernate
13 408 (8.10%) ASP.NET
14 362 (7.18%) CSS3
15 333 (6.61%) J2EE
16 304 (6.03%) RESTful
17 291 (5.77%) SOAP
18 263 (5.22%) JSON
19 261 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 257 (5.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 595 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 270 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 261 (5.18%) User Experience
4 245 (4.86%) Algorithms
5 193 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 170 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 169 (3.35%) Blog
8 147 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 124 (2.46%) Digital Media
10 122 (2.42%) Mathematics
11 109 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 101 (2.00%) Social Media
13 81 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 75 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 63 (1.25%) RIA
16 62 (1.23%) Visualisation
16 62 (1.23%) GIS
17 60 (1.19%) Clustering
18 48 (0.95%) Physics
19 46 (0.91%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1701 (33.75%) Linux
2 611 (12.12%) Windows
3 427 (8.47%) UNIX
4 279 (5.54%) Android
5 248 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 247 (4.90%) Ubuntu
7 185 (3.67%) Debian
8 159 (3.15%) CentOS
9 143 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 109 (2.16%) Solaris
11 57 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (1.05%) Fedora
13 40 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 24 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 18 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.32%) OpenBSD
18 16 (0.32%) AIX
19 12 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2309 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1043 (20.69%) TDD
3 864 (17.14%) Scrum
4 853 (16.92%) OO
5 790 (15.67%) Software Engineering
6 752 (14.92%) MVC
7 693 (13.75%) E-Commerce
8 645 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
9 599 (11.88%) BDD
10 537 (10.65%) DevOps
11 488 (9.68%) Web Development
12 328 (6.51%) Mentoring
13 276 (5.48%) SOA
14 266 (5.28%) OOP
15 264 (5.24%) Pair Programming
16 263 (5.22%) Configuration Management
17 255 (5.06%) Test Automation
18 235 (4.66%) Project Management
19 204 (4.05%) Content Management
20 203 (4.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2025 (40.18%) Java
2 1763 (34.98%) JavaScript
3 1138 (22.58%) Python
4 1041 (20.65%) PHP
5 997 (19.78%) Ruby
6 945 (18.75%) SQL
7 746 (14.80%) C#
8 446 (8.85%) Perl
9 375 (7.44%) Bash Shell
10 346 (6.87%) C++
11 229 (4.54%) C
12 212 (4.21%) Scala
13 148 (2.94%) Shell Script
14 122 (2.42%) PHP5
15 75 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 73 (1.45%) Groovy
17 69 (1.37%) PL/SQL
18 66 (1.31%) PowerShell
19 59 (1.17%) Objective-C
20 58 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 866 (17.18%) Degree
2 231 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 140 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.65%) ISEB
5 73 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 36 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (0.60%) CISSP
10 26 (0.52%) MCITP
10 26 (0.52%) CCNA
11 22 (0.44%) MCSE
12 18 (0.36%) RHCE
13 17 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.30%) PhD
16 14 (0.28%) GPEN
16 14 (0.28%) OSCP
16 14 (0.28%) CEH
16 14 (0.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (10.42%) QA
2 75 (1.49%) SLA
3 44 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 35 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.40%) ISO 8583
7 15 (0.30%) WCAG
8 11 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.099%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.060%) COBIT
12 2 (0.040%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.040%) HL7
13 1 (0.020%) Section 508
13 1 (0.020%) Dublin Core
13 1 (0.020%) JTAG
System Software
1 152 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (1.92%) KVM
3 77 (1.53%) Xen
4 68 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 49 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 47 (0.93%) Varnish
6 47 (0.93%) Snort
7 30 (0.60%) NFS
8 25 (0.50%) vSphere
9 21 (0.42%) LXC
9 21 (0.42%) vCloud
10 19 (0.38%) Postfix
11 18 (0.36%) HDFS
11 18 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 12 (0.24%) Samba
14 10 (0.20%) XenServer
14 10 (0.20%) Docker
14 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 629 (12.48%) Puppet
2 466 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
3 262 (5.20%) Nagios
4 86 (1.71%) ZABBIX
5 74 (1.47%) Ansible
6 68 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 56 (1.11%) Cacti
8 47 (0.93%) Zenoss
9 37 (0.73%) Salt
10 35 (0.69%) logstash
11 32 (0.63%) HAProxy
12 25 (0.50%) Ganglia
13 18 (0.36%) SCCM
14 17 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (0.28%) Capistrano
16 11 (0.22%) CFEngine
17 10 (0.20%) Opsview
18 9 (0.18%) NetBackup
18 9 (0.18%) Pingdom
18 9 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 543 (10.77%) Oracle
2 426 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 276 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 225 (4.46%) VMware
5 199 (3.95%) Zend
6 147 (2.92%) Google
7 142 (2.82%) Cisco
8 107 (2.12%) Adobe
9 93 (1.85%) IBM
10 81 (1.61%) Twitter
11 71 (1.41%) Facebook
12 68 (1.35%) HP
13 56 (1.11%) Perforce
14 55 (1.09%) SAP
15 49 (0.97%) Endeca
16 47 (0.93%) ESRI
17 41 (0.81%) Rackspace
17 41 (0.81%) Sybase
18 40 (0.79%) F5
19 39 (0.77%) Sitecore
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + b
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum to GBP 120,000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Harris Global
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + share options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Servicenow
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Stock & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive, Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago