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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 119 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2490 2595 2103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.42% 2.32% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.28% 5.76% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2105 1826
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 £31,500 £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
39660 45088 40470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.48% 40.31% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31577 36055 33248
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 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 5 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 +10 1396 £57,500 +4.54% 179
South East +7 462 £45,000 +2.27% 54
South West -17 144 £42,500 +14.86% 27
Yorkshire +11 122 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +23 106 £42,500 +30.76% 20
East of England +4 101 £45,000 -14.28% 39
East Midlands +30 93 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +7 84 £44,750 +19.33% 18
North East -31 16 £37,500 +6.43% 12
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 2334 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1908 (39.70%) Java
3 1650 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 1471 (30.61%) HTML
5 1365 (28.40%) Linux
6 1242 (25.84%) CSS
7 1102 (22.93%) TDD
8 1070 (22.26%) Python
9 1016 (21.14%) PHP
10 979 (20.37%) SQL
11 882 (18.35%) MVC
12 876 (18.23%) MySQL
13 798 (16.60%) Degree
14 789 (16.42%) .NET
15 787 (16.38%) C#
16 774 (16.10%) Software Engineering
17 770 (16.02%) Git (software)
18 764 (15.90%) Ruby
19 741 (15.42%) Web Services
20 729 (15.17%) OO
21 728 (15.15%) jQuery
22 695 (14.46%) E-Commerce
23 691 (14.38%) Scrum
24 666 (13.86%) HTML5
25 665 (13.84%) Oracle
26 653 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
27 637 (13.25%) Finance
28 621 (12.92%) Spring
29 616 (12.82%) Windows
30 614 (12.78%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 495 (10.30%) Apache
2 399 (8.30%) Node.js
3 269 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 196 (4.08%) CMS
5 166 (3.45%) IIS
6 154 (3.20%) nginx
7 152 (3.16%) WebSphere
8 149 (3.10%) Drupal
9 131 (2.73%) JBoss
10 116 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
11 107 (2.23%) OpenStack
12 101 (2.10%) SharePoint
13 98 (2.04%) WebLogic
14 95 (1.98%) Apache Pig
15 92 (1.91%) Apache Solr
16 76 (1.58%) WordPress
17 72 (1.50%) SAS
18 66 (1.37%) Confluence
19 49 (1.02%) Apache Spark
20 44 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 203 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.96%) SPSS
3 45 (0.94%) MS Office
4 34 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.17%) MS Project
9 4 (0.083%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.021%) InDesign
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.021%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 48 (1.00%) Magento
2 23 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.15%) Summit
6 5 (0.10%) RMDS
6 5 (0.10%) Odoo
7 4 (0.083%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.062%) AquaLogic BPM
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.042%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.021%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.021%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 399 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (3.39%) SaaS
3 130 (2.70%) GitHub
4 97 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 87 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 83 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 77 (1.60%) IaaS
8 73 (1.52%) PaaS
9 49 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
10 31 (0.65%) Google Apps
11 27 (0.56%) OpenShift
12 25 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.48%) Office 365
14 22 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
15 21 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 11 (0.23%) Joyent
19 10 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 9 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 268 (5.58%) Internet
2 214 (4.45%) Firewall
3 200 (4.16%) HTTP
4 163 (3.39%) DNS
5 115 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 97 (2.02%) WAN
7 81 (1.69%) DHCP
8 79 (1.64%) LAN
9 71 (1.48%) SAN
10 59 (1.23%) LDAP
11 55 (1.14%) VLAN
12 48 (1.00%) SSL
13 44 (0.92%) Network Security
14 42 (0.87%) MPLS
15 37 (0.77%) Broadband
16 34 (0.71%) SMTP
16 34 (0.71%) VPN
17 30 (0.62%) VoIP
17 30 (0.62%) SSH
18 26 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (18.23%) MySQL
2 506 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 505 (10.51%) SQL Server
4 501 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 365 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
6 364 (7.57%) Big Data
7 354 (7.37%) Relational Database
8 272 (5.66%) Hadoop
9 164 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 163 (3.39%) Redis
11 126 (2.62%) Apache Hive
12 119 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 77 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 65 (1.35%) Pentaho
15 63 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 54 (1.12%) Mahout
16 54 (1.12%) DB2
17 47 (0.98%) HBase
18 46 (0.96%) Data Mining
18 46 (0.96%) Impala
Development Applications
1 770 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 415 (8.64%) Selenium
3 381 (7.93%) Jenkins
4 338 (7.03%) Subversion
5 246 (5.12%) Cucumber
6 244 (5.08%) JUnit
7 206 (4.29%) JIRA
8 199 (4.14%) NUnit
9 193 (4.02%) WebDriver
10 182 (3.79%) Maven
11 164 (3.41%) TeamCity
12 114 (2.37%) JMeter
13 103 (2.14%) SpecFlow
14 94 (1.96%) Visual Studio
15 89 (1.85%) Grunt
16 85 (1.77%) Eclipse
17 74 (1.54%) PHPUnit
18 72 (1.50%) PhantomJS
19 71 (1.48%) Ant
20 69 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 637 (13.25%) Finance
2 218 (4.54%) Marketing
3 214 (4.45%) Games
4 200 (4.16%) Retail
5 195 (4.06%) Banking
6 186 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 102 (2.12%) Back Office
8 101 (2.10%) Publishing
9 87 (1.81%) Advertising
10 68 (1.41%) Law
11 50 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 45 (0.94%) Front Office
13 34 (0.71%) Automotive
14 33 (0.69%) Legal
14 33 (0.69%) Electronics
15 27 (0.56%) Online Betting
16 15 (0.31%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.29%) Billing
18 13 (0.27%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2333 (48.54%) Developer
2 549 (11.42%) Architect
3 546 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 531 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 329 (6.85%) Software Engineer
6 264 (5.49%) PHP Developer
7 253 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 233 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 218 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
10 211 (4.39%) Administrator
11 210 (4.37%) .NET Developer
12 199 (4.14%) Analyst
13 176 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
14 164 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
15 162 (3.37%) Consultant
16 161 (3.35%) Lead Developer
17 148 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
18 147 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 144 (3.00%) C# Developer
20 126 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1471 (30.61%) HTML
2 1242 (25.84%) CSS
3 789 (16.42%) .NET
4 741 (15.42%) Web Services
5 728 (15.15%) jQuery
6 666 (13.86%) HTML5
7 621 (12.92%) Spring
8 509 (10.59%) AngularJS
9 471 (9.80%) XML
10 466 (9.70%) CSS3
11 437 (9.09%) REST
12 391 (8.14%) Hibernate
13 341 (7.10%) ASP.NET
14 312 (6.49%) LAMP
14 312 (6.49%) RESTful
15 306 (6.37%) J2EE
16 256 (5.33%) JSON
17 236 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 235 (4.89%) Ajax
19 214 (4.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 570 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 396 (8.24%) Mobile App
3 290 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 274 (5.70%) Blog
5 260 (5.41%) User Experience
6 203 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
7 132 (2.75%) Algorithms
8 120 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 107 (2.23%) Visualisation
10 106 (2.21%) Mathematics
11 88 (1.83%) Social Media
12 75 (1.56%) Digital Media
13 67 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 65 (1.35%) BBC
15 64 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 62 (1.29%) Social Network
17 54 (1.12%) Blackberry
18 49 (1.02%) GIS
19 48 (1.00%) iPhone
20 43 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1365 (28.40%) Linux
2 616 (12.82%) Windows
3 326 (6.78%) UNIX
4 301 (6.26%) Android
5 271 (5.64%) Apple iOS
6 141 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 138 (2.87%) CentOS
8 109 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 87 (1.81%) Debian
10 77 (1.60%) Solaris
11 71 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 60 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.54%) Fedora
14 26 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 22 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.40%) Windows Phone
18 16 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2334 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1102 (22.93%) TDD
3 882 (18.35%) MVC
4 774 (16.10%) Software Engineering
5 729 (15.17%) OO
6 695 (14.46%) E-Commerce
7 691 (14.38%) Scrum
8 653 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
9 614 (12.78%) BDD
10 430 (8.95%) DevOps
11 425 (8.84%) Web Development
12 369 (7.68%) SOA
13 352 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 278 (5.78%) Test Automation
15 255 (5.31%) Pair Programming
16 252 (5.24%) Analytics
17 228 (4.74%) Configuration Management
17 228 (4.74%) Unit Testing
18 206 (4.29%) OOP
19 183 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1908 (39.70%) Java
2 1650 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 1070 (22.26%) Python
4 1016 (21.14%) PHP
5 979 (20.37%) SQL
6 787 (16.38%) C#
7 764 (15.90%) Ruby
8 436 (9.07%) Perl
9 245 (5.10%) Scala
10 239 (4.97%) C++
11 205 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 138 (2.87%) Groovy
13 137 (2.85%) C
14 95 (1.98%) R
15 94 (1.96%) Objective-C
16 82 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 81 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 79 (1.64%) Clojure
19 62 (1.29%) Go
20 61 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 798 (16.60%) Degree
2 156 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (1.37%) CCNA
6 65 (1.35%) ISEB
7 49 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 43 (0.89%) CCNP
9 34 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 32 (0.67%) PhD
11 30 (0.62%) CCIE
12 26 (0.54%) RHCE
13 20 (0.42%) JNCIE
13 20 (0.42%) RHCSA
14 19 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.31%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.25%) CISSP
17 12 (0.25%) MCITP
18 11 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (11.07%) QA
2 32 (0.67%) SLA
3 30 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.31%) COBIT
5 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.27%) ISO 8583
7 10 (0.21%) WCAG
8 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.062%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.062%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.042%) FISMA
12 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.042%) Basel II
12 2 (0.042%) MiFID
13 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
System Software
1 162 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.25%) Varnish
4 50 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 48 (1.00%) Docker
6 36 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 34 (0.71%) NFS
8 33 (0.69%) Apache Flume
9 29 (0.60%) KVM
10 25 (0.52%) vSphere
10 25 (0.52%) HDFS
11 20 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 17 (0.35%) Xen
13 15 (0.31%) VMware ESX
14 12 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.21%) vCloud
15 10 (0.21%) iptables
16 8 (0.17%) Kamailio
16 8 (0.17%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.15%) qmail
Systems Management
1 388 (8.07%) Puppet
2 291 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (3.18%) Nagios
4 85 (1.77%) Ansible
5 81 (1.69%) Vagrant
6 62 (1.29%) ZABBIX
7 44 (0.92%) Cacti
8 25 (0.52%) logstash
9 21 (0.44%) Zenoss
10 20 (0.42%) HAProxy
10 20 (0.42%) Graphite
11 19 (0.40%) Cobbler
11 19 (0.40%) Salt
12 17 (0.35%) OpenView
13 14 (0.29%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.27%) Sysprep
15 12 (0.25%) Nessus
15 12 (0.25%) Capistrano
16 11 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 665 (13.84%) Oracle
2 433 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 229 (4.76%) Google
4 216 (4.49%) VMware
5 199 (4.14%) Red Hat
6 166 (3.45%) Cisco
7 161 (3.35%) Zend
8 144 (3.00%) IBM
9 104 (2.16%) HP
10 92 (1.91%) hybris
11 88 (1.83%) Sybase
12 86 (1.79%) Facebook
13 76 (1.58%) Adobe
14 69 (1.44%) Talend
15 56 (1.17%) SAP
15 56 (1.17%) Cognos
16 55 (1.14%) TIBCO
17 54 (1.12%) Teradata
18 49 (1.02%) Endeca
19 48 (1.00%) Informatica
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Salary: Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Salary: £70k - £80k per annum + 26 Days, Substantial Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive base salary plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, holidays and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 15% performance based bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago