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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 123 129 151
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2342 2396 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.33% 2.30% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 5.73% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 1917 1720
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
38013 41801 39514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30519 33090 32421
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 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 1267 £57,500 +4.54% 165
South East +15 476 £47,500 +5.55% 61
South West +14 172 £42,500 +14.86% 42
Yorkshire +13 115 £50,000 +17.64% 30
East of England -2 93 £45,000 -1.09% 21
East Midlands +53 86 £41,674 -7.39% 8
North West -12 74 £42,500 +21.42% 13
West Midlands -16 73 £45,000 +38.46% 18
North East -19 13 £40,000 +13.53% 4
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2260 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1927 (40.49%) Java
3 1651 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 1517 (31.88%) HTML
5 1409 (29.61%) Linux
6 1298 (27.27%) CSS
7 1050 (22.06%) Python
8 1038 (21.81%) TDD
9 1033 (21.71%) PHP
10 964 (20.26%) SQL
11 893 (18.76%) MySQL
12 862 (18.11%) MVC
13 798 (16.77%) Degree
14 780 (16.39%) Ruby
14 780 (16.39%) Software Engineering
15 777 (16.33%) jQuery
16 772 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 771 (16.20%) .NET
18 765 (16.07%) C#
19 764 (16.05%) OO
20 736 (15.47%) Web Services
21 696 (14.62%) E-Commerce
22 695 (14.60%) HTML5
23 664 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
24 656 (13.78%) Scrum
25 631 (13.26%) Spring
26 615 (12.92%) Finance
27 610 (12.82%) Oracle
28 601 (12.63%) Windows
29 600 (12.61%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 531 (11.16%) Apache
2 390 (8.19%) Node.js
3 277 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 196 (4.12%) CMS
5 172 (3.61%) Drupal
6 160 (3.36%) IIS
7 151 (3.17%) nginx
8 137 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 125 (2.63%) JBoss
10 110 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 106 (2.23%) WebLogic
12 105 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 102 (2.14%) WordPress
14 90 (1.89%) Apache Pig
14 90 (1.89%) SharePoint
15 89 (1.87%) Apache Solr
16 85 (1.79%) Confluence
17 59 (1.24%) Joomla!
18 51 (1.07%) SAS
19 47 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 210 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 45 (0.95%) MS Office
3 41 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.67%) SPSS
5 18 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.13%) MS Project
9 3 (0.063%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.042%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.021%) InDesign
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) HipChat
11 1 (0.021%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (0.99%) Magento
2 20 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.15%) Summit
7 5 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.084%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.063%) AquaLogic BPM
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.042%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.021%) Zen Cart
11 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 190 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (3.07%) GitHub
3 145 (3.05%) SaaS
4 92 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 76 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (1.41%) IaaS
8 58 (1.22%) PaaS
9 41 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
10 32 (0.67%) Google Apps
11 29 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 22 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
14 19 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.29%) Office 365
17 13 (0.27%) Joyent
18 12 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 7 (0.15%) Google App Engine
20 3 (0.063%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 257 (5.40%) Internet
2 214 (4.50%) Firewall
3 192 (4.03%) HTTP
4 160 (3.36%) DNS
5 135 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 102 (2.14%) WAN
7 89 (1.87%) SAN
8 84 (1.77%) DHCP
9 83 (1.74%) LAN
10 58 (1.22%) VLAN
11 55 (1.16%) LDAP
11 55 (1.16%) SSL
12 45 (0.95%) MPLS
13 44 (0.92%) Network Security
14 40 (0.84%) Broadband
14 40 (0.84%) VoIP
15 39 (0.82%) VPN
16 36 (0.76%) SSH
17 34 (0.71%) SMTP
18 29 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (18.76%) MySQL
2 497 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 472 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 461 (9.69%) MongoDB
5 349 (7.33%) Relational Database
6 333 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
7 315 (6.62%) Big Data
8 256 (5.38%) Hadoop
9 153 (3.21%) Redis
10 147 (3.09%) RDBMS
11 119 (2.50%) Apache Hive
12 110 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 74 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 74 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 51 (1.07%) DB2
14 51 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (0.95%) Impala
16 44 (0.92%) Pentaho
16 44 (0.92%) Couchbase
17 40 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 772 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 396 (8.32%) Subversion
3 381 (8.01%) Selenium
4 365 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 230 (4.83%) JIRA
6 226 (4.75%) JUnit
7 214 (4.50%) Cucumber
8 191 (4.01%) NUnit
9 176 (3.70%) WebDriver
10 171 (3.59%) Maven
11 167 (3.51%) TeamCity
12 117 (2.46%) JMeter
13 102 (2.14%) Visual Studio
14 93 (1.95%) SpecFlow
15 83 (1.74%) Grunt
16 80 (1.68%) Ant
17 79 (1.66%) Eclipse
18 76 (1.60%) PHPUnit
19 61 (1.28%) Hudson
20 60 (1.26%) Jasmine
General
1 615 (12.92%) Finance
2 242 (5.09%) Marketing
3 201 (4.22%) Games
4 197 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 185 (3.89%) Retail
6 169 (3.55%) Banking
7 100 (2.10%) Advertising
8 93 (1.95%) Publishing
9 83 (1.74%) Back Office
10 50 (1.05%) Front Office
10 50 (1.05%) Law
11 46 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.74%) Legal
13 34 (0.71%) Electronics
14 23 (0.48%) Online Betting
15 21 (0.44%) Automotive
16 18 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.32%) Billing
18 11 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2287 (48.06%) Developer
2 528 (11.09%) Java Developer
3 523 (10.99%) Senior Developer
4 503 (10.57%) Architect
5 324 (6.81%) Software Engineer
6 284 (5.97%) PHP Developer
7 246 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 241 (5.06%) Web Developer
9 236 (4.96%) Administrator
10 207 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 194 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
12 193 (4.06%) Analyst
13 191 (4.01%) .NET Developer
14 183 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
15 154 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 150 (3.15%) Consultant
17 148 (3.11%) Lead Developer
18 130 (2.73%) C# Developer
19 129 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
20 124 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1517 (31.88%) HTML
2 1298 (27.27%) CSS
3 777 (16.33%) jQuery
4 771 (16.20%) .NET
5 736 (15.47%) Web Services
6 695 (14.60%) HTML5
7 631 (13.26%) Spring
8 486 (10.21%) XML
9 468 (9.83%) AngularJS
10 454 (9.54%) CSS3
11 443 (9.31%) REST
12 368 (7.73%) Hibernate
13 335 (7.04%) LAMP
14 332 (6.98%) RESTful
15 331 (6.96%) ASP.NET
16 318 (6.68%) J2EE
17 251 (5.27%) SOAP
18 248 (5.21%) Ajax
19 247 (5.19%) JSON
20 230 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 556 (11.68%) Computer Science
2 366 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 262 (5.51%) Blog
4 259 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 246 (5.17%) User Experience
6 178 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 136 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 127 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 105 (2.21%) Mathematics
10 80 (1.68%) Visualisation
11 79 (1.66%) Digital Media
12 68 (1.43%) Social Media
12 68 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 62 (1.30%) Social Network
14 60 (1.26%) Data Structures
15 55 (1.16%) iPhone
16 51 (1.07%) BBC
17 48 (1.01%) Physics
18 42 (0.88%) Client/Server
19 41 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1409 (29.61%) Linux
2 601 (12.63%) Windows
3 335 (7.04%) UNIX
4 297 (6.24%) Android
5 253 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 147 (3.09%) CentOS
7 143 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 142 (2.98%) Ubuntu
9 98 (2.06%) Debian
10 83 (1.74%) Solaris
11 64 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 34 (0.71%) Fedora
15 26 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
16 23 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (0.42%) Windows 7
18 19 (0.40%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
20 16 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1038 (21.81%) TDD
3 862 (18.11%) MVC
4 780 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 764 (16.05%) OO
6 696 (14.62%) E-Commerce
7 664 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 656 (13.78%) Scrum
9 600 (12.61%) BDD
10 444 (9.33%) Web Development
11 417 (8.76%) DevOps
12 358 (7.52%) SOA
13 321 (6.75%) Mentoring
14 259 (5.44%) Test Automation
15 248 (5.21%) Pair Programming
16 224 (4.71%) Unit Testing
17 221 (4.64%) Configuration Management
18 213 (4.48%) OOP
19 201 (4.22%) Analytics
20 185 (3.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1927 (40.49%) Java
2 1651 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 1050 (22.06%) Python
4 1033 (21.71%) PHP
5 964 (20.26%) SQL
6 780 (16.39%) Ruby
7 765 (16.07%) C#
8 423 (8.89%) Perl
9 279 (5.86%) C++
10 245 (5.15%) Scala
11 223 (4.69%) Bash Shell
12 147 (3.09%) C
13 108 (2.27%) Groovy
14 95 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 93 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 85 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 80 (1.68%) Clojure
18 77 (1.62%) R
19 68 (1.43%) PowerShell
20 61 (1.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 798 (16.77%) Degree
2 152 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 90 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 87 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (1.51%) CCNA
6 65 (1.37%) ISEB
7 48 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 45 (0.95%) CCNP
9 40 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 31 (0.65%) PhD
10 31 (0.65%) CCIE
11 23 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.46%) RHCE
13 20 (0.42%) JNCIE
14 18 (0.38%) MCITP
15 17 (0.36%) RHCSA
15 17 (0.36%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.27%) CISSP
17 12 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (11.03%) QA
2 32 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 32 (0.67%) SLA
3 21 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 10 (0.21%) WCAG
6 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.063%) Basel II
9 3 (0.063%) SNOMED CT
9 3 (0.063%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.042%) FISMA
10 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
System Software
1 166 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 61 (1.28%) Varnish
4 45 (0.95%) Docker
5 37 (0.78%) VirtualBox
6 36 (0.76%) KVM
7 35 (0.74%) Xen
8 31 (0.65%) NFS
9 26 (0.55%) vSphere
10 24 (0.50%) HDFS
10 24 (0.50%) Apache Flume
11 22 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 16 (0.34%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.32%) iptables
14 12 (0.25%) Snort
15 11 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.23%) XenServer
16 10 (0.21%) LXC
17 9 (0.19%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 402 (8.45%) Puppet
2 301 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 175 (3.68%) Nagios
4 86 (1.81%) Ansible
5 79 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 75 (1.58%) ZABBIX
7 52 (1.09%) Cacti
8 26 (0.55%) HAProxy
9 25 (0.53%) Zenoss
10 23 (0.48%) Salt
11 22 (0.46%) logstash
11 22 (0.46%) Graphite
12 17 (0.36%) OpenView
13 16 (0.34%) Tivoli
13 16 (0.34%) SCCM
14 14 (0.29%) Munin
14 14 (0.29%) Capistrano
14 14 (0.29%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.27%) Sysprep
16 12 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 610 (12.82%) Oracle
2 433 (9.10%) Microsoft
3 231 (4.85%) VMware
4 211 (4.43%) Google
5 210 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 191 (4.01%) Zend
7 184 (3.87%) Cisco
8 141 (2.96%) IBM
9 106 (2.23%) HP
10 80 (1.68%) hybris
11 78 (1.64%) Facebook
12 77 (1.62%) SAP
13 69 (1.45%) Sybase
13 69 (1.45%) Adobe
14 66 (1.39%) TIBCO
15 63 (1.32%) Endeca
16 54 (1.13%) Talend
17 46 (0.97%) Juniper
18 45 (0.95%) NetApp
19 40 (0.84%) Sitecore
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eemaan
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: banking benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension Gym Membership Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: Very Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday