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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 122 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2492 2555 2477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.50% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.24% 6.33% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2044 2152
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
39912 40350 42590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.89% 39.41% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32448 32131 36015
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -12 1282 £57,500 +4.54% 129
South East +12 464 £45,000 +5.88% 65
South West +47 216 £40,000 +1.26% 34
East of England -8 180 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Yorkshire +4 85 £40,000 +23.07% 13
East Midlands +54 82 £46,250 +23.33% 2
North West -80 71 £37,500 +7.14% 17
West Midlands +15 64 £40,000 -5.88% 11
North East +18 44 £35,232 -17.10% 5
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2330 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1924 (38.38%) Java
3 1723 (34.37%) JavaScript
4 1672 (33.35%) Linux
5 1549 (30.90%) HTML
6 1325 (26.43%) CSS
7 1127 (22.48%) MySQL
8 1094 (21.82%) Python
9 1071 (21.36%) PHP
10 1053 (21.01%) TDD
11 992 (19.79%) SQL
12 937 (18.69%) Ruby
13 850 (16.96%) jQuery
14 845 (16.86%) Git (software)
14 845 (16.86%) OO
15 820 (16.36%) Degree
16 816 (16.28%) Scrum
17 806 (16.08%) MVC
18 804 (16.04%) Software Engineering
19 798 (15.92%) .NET
20 772 (15.40%) C#
21 750 (14.96%) E-Commerce
22 745 (14.86%) Web Services
23 684 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
24 679 (13.54%) Windows
25 650 (12.97%) HTML5
26 641 (12.79%) Apache
27 630 (12.57%) Spring
28 607 (12.11%) Finance
29 601 (11.99%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 641 (12.79%) Apache
2 438 (8.74%) Node.js
3 316 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 240 (4.79%) CMS
5 229 (4.57%) Drupal
6 182 (3.63%) IIS
7 170 (3.39%) nginx
8 149 (2.97%) WordPress
9 140 (2.79%) Apache Solr
10 135 (2.69%) JBoss
10 135 (2.69%) OpenStack
11 112 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 107 (2.13%) WebLogic
13 101 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
14 100 (1.99%) Confluence
15 95 (1.90%) Joomla!
16 89 (1.78%) SharePoint
17 59 (1.18%) Apache Pig
18 55 (1.10%) Alfresco
19 45 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 215 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 70 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 51 (1.02%) MS Office
4 34 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (0.42%) SPSS
7 19 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.16%) GIMP
9 7 (0.14%) InDesign
9 7 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.100%) MS Project
11 4 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.060%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.020%) Maya
14 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.020%) FastStats
14 1 (0.020%) Mingle
14 1 (0.020%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 66 (1.32%) Magento
2 15 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) osCommerce
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
8 3 (0.060%) Zen Cart
8 3 (0.060%) Summit
8 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.040%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.040%) Optimost
9 2 (0.040%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.040%) Agresso
9 2 (0.040%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.020%) Tridion
10 1 (0.020%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 242 (4.83%) GitHub
2 205 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 175 (3.49%) SaaS
4 86 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 76 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (1.38%) IaaS
7 63 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (0.92%) PaaS
9 35 (0.70%) Google Apps
10 26 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
11 25 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 22 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.42%) Office 365
14 16 (0.32%) Joyent
14 16 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.14%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.080%) LucidChart
17 4 (0.080%) Heroku
18 3 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 274 (5.47%) Internet
2 232 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 213 (4.25%) Firewall
4 205 (4.09%) HTTP
5 123 (2.45%) DNS
6 109 (2.17%) WAN
7 97 (1.93%) SAN
8 87 (1.74%) LDAP
9 77 (1.54%) VoIP
10 76 (1.52%) LAN
11 69 (1.38%) SSL
12 57 (1.14%) VPN
13 51 (1.02%) DHCP
14 49 (0.98%) VLAN
15 46 (0.92%) SMTP
16 45 (0.90%) Network Security
17 41 (0.82%) Wireshark
18 38 (0.76%) Wireless
19 36 (0.72%) SNMP
20 35 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1127 (22.48%) MySQL
2 516 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 499 (9.95%) NoSQL
4 478 (9.54%) SQL Server
5 408 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
6 403 (8.04%) Relational Database
7 309 (6.16%) Big Data
8 210 (4.19%) Hadoop
9 200 (3.99%) RDBMS
10 149 (2.97%) Redis
11 130 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 82 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 81 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 76 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 69 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 44 (0.88%) RavenDB
19 38 (0.76%) CouchDB
20 37 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 845 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 484 (9.65%) Subversion
2 484 (9.65%) Selenium
3 386 (7.70%) Jenkins
4 299 (5.96%) JIRA
5 291 (5.80%) Cucumber
6 260 (5.19%) JUnit
7 245 (4.89%) Maven
8 193 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 190 (3.79%) NUnit
10 183 (3.65%) WebDriver
11 126 (2.51%) Visual Studio
12 124 (2.47%) JMeter
13 104 (2.07%) Jasmine
14 100 (1.99%) WATIR
15 94 (1.88%) Hudson
16 88 (1.76%) Ant
17 85 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
18 76 (1.52%) SpecFlow
19 75 (1.50%) ReSharper
General
1 607 (12.11%) Finance
2 290 (5.78%) Marketing
3 209 (4.17%) Retail
4 206 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 189 (3.77%) Banking
6 164 (3.27%) Games
7 114 (2.27%) Publishing
8 99 (1.97%) Advertising
9 67 (1.34%) Back Office
10 62 (1.24%) Front Office
11 61 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 50 (1.00%) Legal
13 21 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.36%) Law
16 17 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.34%) Electronics
17 16 (0.32%) Automotive
18 14 (0.28%) Music Industry
19 12 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2361 (47.10%) Developer
2 520 (10.37%) Java Developer
3 512 (10.21%) Senior Developer
4 465 (9.28%) Architect
5 335 (6.68%) Web Developer
6 328 (6.54%) PHP Developer
7 327 (6.52%) Administrator
8 315 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 268 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 235 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
11 220 (4.39%) Analyst
12 214 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 209 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
14 201 (4.01%) .NET Developer
15 195 (3.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 166 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
17 121 (2.41%) QA Engineer
18 120 (2.39%) Consultant
19 119 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
20 116 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1549 (30.90%) HTML
2 1325 (26.43%) CSS
3 850 (16.96%) jQuery
4 798 (15.92%) .NET
5 745 (14.86%) Web Services
6 650 (12.97%) HTML5
7 630 (12.57%) Spring
8 467 (9.32%) XML
9 457 (9.12%) REST
10 397 (7.92%) LAMP
11 396 (7.90%) AngularJS
12 389 (7.76%) ASP.NET
13 382 (7.62%) Hibernate
14 369 (7.36%) CSS3
15 329 (6.56%) RESTful
16 311 (6.20%) J2EE
17 275 (5.49%) SOAP
18 252 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 249 (4.97%) Ajax
20 222 (4.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 539 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 309 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 247 (4.93%) User Experience
4 231 (4.61%) Blog
5 196 (3.91%) Algorithms
6 187 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 162 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 134 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 109 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 104 (2.07%) Digital Media
11 95 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 93 (1.86%) Social Media
13 72 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 72 (1.44%) Visualisation
14 69 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 54 (1.08%) RIA
16 53 (1.06%) Physics
17 52 (1.04%) Blackberry
17 52 (1.04%) GIS
17 52 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1672 (33.35%) Linux
2 679 (13.54%) Windows
3 423 (8.44%) UNIX
4 279 (5.57%) Android
5 236 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 232 (4.63%) Ubuntu
7 179 (3.57%) Debian
8 168 (3.35%) CentOS
9 145 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 97 (1.93%) Solaris
11 61 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (1.12%) Fedora
13 40 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 38 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (0.64%) Windows Phone
16 30 (0.60%) Windows 7
17 20 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (0.38%) FreeBSD
19 18 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2330 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1053 (21.01%) TDD
3 845 (16.86%) OO
4 816 (16.28%) Scrum
5 806 (16.08%) MVC
6 804 (16.04%) Software Engineering
7 750 (14.96%) E-Commerce
8 684 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 601 (11.99%) BDD
10 535 (10.67%) DevOps
11 467 (9.32%) Web Development
12 319 (6.36%) Mentoring
13 309 (6.16%) Pair Programming
14 277 (5.53%) SOA
15 262 (5.23%) Configuration Management
16 232 (4.63%) OOP
17 228 (4.55%) Test Automation
18 219 (4.37%) Project Management
19 201 (4.01%) Test Scripting
20 186 (3.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1924 (38.38%) Java
2 1723 (34.37%) JavaScript
3 1094 (21.82%) Python
4 1071 (21.36%) PHP
5 992 (19.79%) SQL
6 937 (18.69%) Ruby
7 772 (15.40%) C#
8 445 (8.88%) Perl
9 318 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 311 (6.20%) C++
11 226 (4.51%) Scala
12 197 (3.93%) C
13 141 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 130 (2.59%) PHP5
15 81 (1.62%) Groovy
15 81 (1.62%) VB.NET
16 72 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 70 (1.40%) Objective-C
18 64 (1.28%) T-SQL
18 64 (1.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 820 (16.36%) Degree
2 204 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 134 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 90 (1.80%) ISEB
5 70 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 57 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (0.88%) CCNA
8 39 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 31 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.56%) MCITP
10 28 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (0.50%) PhD
12 22 (0.44%) MCSE
13 19 (0.38%) RHCE
14 16 (0.32%) CCIE
14 16 (0.32%) CCNP
15 15 (0.30%) CISSP
15 15 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 524 (10.45%) QA
2 59 (1.18%) SLA
3 38 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 31 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.30%) WCAG
7 11 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 11 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.100%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.060%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.060%) Basel II
10 3 (0.060%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.040%) HL7
11 2 (0.040%) COBIT
12 1 (0.020%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 180 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 82 (1.64%) KVM
4 72 (1.44%) Xen
5 63 (1.26%) Varnish
6 60 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 38 (0.76%) vSphere
8 33 (0.66%) Snort
9 30 (0.60%) NFS
10 29 (0.58%) HDFS
11 25 (0.50%) VMware ESX
12 20 (0.40%) Docker
12 20 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 18 (0.36%) LXC
14 16 (0.32%) vCloud
15 15 (0.30%) Postfix
16 13 (0.26%) XenServer
17 12 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 11 (0.22%) Apache Flume
18 11 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 585 (11.67%) Puppet
2 448 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (5.29%) Nagios
4 96 (1.92%) ZABBIX
5 84 (1.68%) Vagrant
5 84 (1.68%) Ansible
6 72 (1.44%) Graphite
7 66 (1.32%) Cacti
8 44 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 42 (0.84%) Zenoss
10 37 (0.74%) logstash
10 37 (0.74%) Salt
11 23 (0.46%) SCCM
12 20 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (0.30%) Ganglia
14 14 (0.28%) Capistrano
15 13 (0.26%) Oozie
15 13 (0.26%) Munin
16 10 (0.20%) NetBackup
17 9 (0.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 511 (10.19%) Oracle
2 423 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 273 (5.45%) VMware
4 262 (5.23%) Red Hat
5 223 (4.45%) Zend
6 182 (3.63%) Cisco
7 169 (3.37%) Google
8 111 (2.21%) IBM
9 106 (2.11%) HP
10 101 (2.01%) Adobe
11 75 (1.50%) Endeca
12 67 (1.34%) Facebook
13 63 (1.26%) SAP
14 57 (1.14%) Twitter
15 53 (1.06%) Sybase
16 52 (1.04%) hybris
17 49 (0.98%) TIBCO
18 43 (0.86%) Juniper
19 40 (0.80%) ESRI
19 40 (0.80%) Perforce
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £62,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago