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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 121 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2531 2340 2414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.35% 2.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.26% 5.97% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 1990 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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
40403 39211 43666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 39.37% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31821 32135 36995
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 1428 £55,000 +4.76% 182
South East -15 423 £42,500 -1.16% 45
East of England +8 150 £40,000 -5.32% 21
South West +17 126 £40,000 +14.28% 37
North West +4 94 £35,250 +8.46% 30
West Midlands +25 92 £37,500 +20.96% 16
Yorkshire -48 91 £40,250 +7.33% 11
East Midlands +44 86 £40,000 +18.51% 11
North East +10 26 £35,000 -17.64% 16
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2392 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2123 (40.94%) Java
3 1781 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 1767 (34.07%) Linux
5 1620 (31.24%) HTML
6 1327 (25.59%) CSS
7 1228 (23.68%) MySQL
8 1175 (22.66%) Python
9 1080 (20.83%) PHP
10 1076 (20.75%) TDD
11 1049 (20.23%) Ruby
12 967 (18.65%) SQL
13 945 (18.22%) Scrum
14 896 (17.28%) Degree
15 883 (17.03%) jQuery
16 881 (16.99%) OO
17 855 (16.49%) Web Services
18 828 (15.97%) Git (software)
19 795 (15.33%) .NET
20 790 (15.23%) Software Engineering
21 766 (14.77%) C#
22 762 (14.69%) MVC
23 737 (14.21%) HTML5
24 707 (13.63%) E-Commerce
25 705 (13.59%) Spring
26 704 (13.58%) Finance
27 664 (12.80%) Puppet
28 661 (12.75%) Apache
29 653 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
30 617 (11.90%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 661 (12.75%) Apache
2 463 (8.93%) Node.js
3 398 (7.67%) Tomcat
4 331 (6.38%) CMS
5 238 (4.59%) Drupal
6 184 (3.55%) WordPress
7 168 (3.24%) WebLogic
8 161 (3.10%) IIS
9 152 (2.93%) WebSphere
10 146 (2.82%) nginx
11 128 (2.47%) Apache Solr
12 118 (2.28%) SharePoint
13 115 (2.22%) OpenStack
14 100 (1.93%) Alfresco
15 88 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
16 82 (1.58%) Joomla!
17 80 (1.54%) Confluence
18 58 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
19 56 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
20 49 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 229 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 79 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 47 (0.91%) MS Office
4 35 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.15%) InDesign
7 8 (0.15%) SPSS
7 8 (0.15%) GIMP
8 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.096%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.019%) Maya
10 1 (0.019%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.019%) FastStats
10 1 (0.019%) Mingle
10 1 (0.019%) InCopy
10 1 (0.019%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 95 (1.83%) Magento
2 16 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (0.31%) AquaLogic BPM
3 13 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 12 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
6 10 (0.19%) osCommerce
7 6 (0.12%) Optimost
7 6 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.077%) Summit
10 3 (0.058%) Agresso
11 2 (0.039%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.039%) Compiere
11 2 (0.039%) Zen Cart
12 1 (0.019%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.019%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 247 (4.76%) GitHub
2 209 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 197 (3.80%) SaaS
4 89 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 78 (1.50%) IaaS
6 61 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (1.00%) PaaS
8 45 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (0.67%) Google Apps
10 34 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
11 31 (0.60%) Joyent
12 22 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.33%) Office 365
14 13 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 11 (0.21%) LucidChart
16 8 (0.15%) Heroku
17 4 (0.077%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.077%) ElastiCache
17 4 (0.077%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 372 (7.17%) Internet
2 258 (4.97%) HTTP
3 227 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 151 (2.91%) Firewall
5 91 (1.75%) VoIP
6 87 (1.68%) DNS
6 87 (1.68%) SAN
7 84 (1.62%) WAN
7 84 (1.62%) LDAP
8 62 (1.20%) LAN
9 61 (1.18%) SSL
10 54 (1.04%) VPN
11 49 (0.94%) AMQP
12 46 (0.89%) SMTP
13 44 (0.85%) Wireless
14 41 (0.79%) SSH
15 37 (0.71%) Network Security
16 35 (0.67%) Wireshark
16 35 (0.67%) SNMP
17 33 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1228 (23.68%) MySQL
2 508 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 474 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 471 (9.08%) MongoDB
5 410 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 385 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
7 337 (6.50%) Big Data
8 221 (4.26%) Hadoop
9 207 (3.99%) RDBMS
10 186 (3.59%) Redis
11 132 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 116 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
13 90 (1.74%) Apache Hive
14 86 (1.66%) Oracle Database
15 84 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 77 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 61 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (0.96%) Couchbase
18 50 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 47 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 828 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 532 (10.26%) Selenium
3 508 (9.80%) Subversion
4 416 (8.02%) Jenkins
5 352 (6.79%) Maven
6 347 (6.69%) Cucumber
7 300 (5.78%) JUnit
8 265 (5.11%) JIRA
9 223 (4.30%) WebDriver
10 151 (2.91%) TeamCity
11 150 (2.89%) JMeter
12 149 (2.87%) NUnit
13 147 (2.83%) Hudson
14 129 (2.49%) Visual Studio
15 104 (2.01%) Eclipse
16 103 (1.99%) Ant
17 97 (1.87%) WATIR
18 94 (1.81%) Jasmine
19 78 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
20 77 (1.48%) FitNesse
General
1 704 (13.58%) Finance
2 304 (5.86%) Marketing
3 220 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 214 (4.13%) Banking
5 193 (3.72%) Retail
6 160 (3.09%) Games
7 129 (2.49%) Publishing
8 98 (1.89%) Advertising
9 88 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 73 (1.41%) Front Office
11 43 (0.83%) Legal
12 40 (0.77%) Back Office
13 28 (0.54%) Law
14 22 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.33%) Electronics
18 16 (0.31%) Automotive
18 16 (0.31%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2475 (47.72%) Developer
2 593 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 549 (10.59%) Senior Developer
4 434 (8.37%) Architect
5 316 (6.09%) Administrator
6 314 (6.05%) Web Developer
7 309 (5.96%) PHP Developer
8 290 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
9 257 (4.96%) Software Engineer
10 246 (4.74%) Analyst
11 229 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
12 228 (4.40%) .NET Developer
13 210 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 209 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 187 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
16 179 (3.45%) Software Developer
17 162 (3.12%) Consultant
18 161 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
19 154 (2.97%) Tester
20 150 (2.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1620 (31.24%) HTML
2 1327 (25.59%) CSS
3 883 (17.03%) jQuery
4 855 (16.49%) Web Services
5 795 (15.33%) .NET
6 737 (14.21%) HTML5
7 705 (13.59%) Spring
8 569 (10.97%) XML
9 455 (8.77%) Hibernate
10 453 (8.74%) REST
11 432 (8.33%) LAMP
12 429 (8.27%) AngularJS
13 423 (8.16%) ASP.NET
14 396 (7.64%) CSS3
15 339 (6.54%) J2EE
16 317 (6.11%) SOAP
17 316 (6.09%) RESTful
18 293 (5.65%) Ajax
18 293 (5.65%) Ruby on Rails
19 278 (5.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 603 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 283 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 281 (5.42%) User Experience
4 203 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 148 (2.85%) Blog
7 129 (2.49%) Digital Media
8 124 (2.39%) Mathematics
9 115 (2.22%) Social Media
10 95 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 85 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 80 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 70 (1.35%) Clustering
14 69 (1.33%) GIS
15 63 (1.21%) Visualisation
16 62 (1.20%) RIA
17 58 (1.12%) N-Tier
18 53 (1.02%) Equities
19 50 (0.96%) Social Network
20 46 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1767 (34.07%) Linux
2 617 (11.90%) Windows
3 441 (8.50%) UNIX
4 300 (5.78%) Android
5 272 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 250 (4.82%) Ubuntu
7 174 (3.36%) Debian
8 157 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 155 (2.99%) CentOS
10 129 (2.49%) Solaris
11 56 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 44 (0.85%) Fedora
14 28 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 26 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 25 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (0.39%) OpenBSD
18 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (0.33%) AIX
19 13 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2392 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1076 (20.75%) TDD
3 945 (18.22%) Scrum
4 881 (16.99%) OO
5 790 (15.23%) Software Engineering
6 762 (14.69%) MVC
7 707 (13.63%) E-Commerce
8 653 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
9 582 (11.22%) BDD
10 570 (10.99%) DevOps
11 486 (9.37%) Web Development
12 357 (6.88%) Mentoring
13 300 (5.78%) Configuration Management
14 299 (5.77%) OOP
15 261 (5.03%) Content Management
16 260 (5.01%) SOA
17 257 (4.96%) Test Automation
18 255 (4.92%) Pair Programming
19 254 (4.90%) Project Management
20 218 (4.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2123 (40.94%) Java
2 1781 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 1175 (22.66%) Python
4 1080 (20.83%) PHP
5 1049 (20.23%) Ruby
6 967 (18.65%) SQL
7 766 (14.77%) C#
8 447 (8.62%) Perl
9 428 (8.25%) Bash Shell
10 346 (6.67%) C++
11 240 (4.63%) C
12 234 (4.51%) Scala
13 135 (2.60%) Shell Script
14 119 (2.29%) PHP5
15 83 (1.60%) Groovy
16 81 (1.56%) VB.NET
17 72 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 68 (1.31%) PL/SQL
18 68 (1.31%) Objective-C
19 64 (1.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 896 (17.28%) Degree
2 241 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 147 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 79 (1.52%) ISEB
5 72 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 43 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (0.71%) CISSP
8 31 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (0.48%) MCITP
11 24 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
12 23 (0.44%) CCNA
12 23 (0.44%) MCSE
13 19 (0.37%) CEH
13 19 (0.37%) CISMP
13 19 (0.37%) GPEN
13 19 (0.37%) OSCP
14 15 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.29%) GIAC
14 15 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (10.61%) QA
2 82 (1.58%) SLA
3 49 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 46 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.44%) ISO 8583
6 17 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.33%) WCAG
7 11 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.058%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.058%) COBIT
10 2 (0.039%) JTAG
10 2 (0.039%) HL7
11 1 (0.019%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.019%) Section 508
11 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (1.66%) KVM
3 69 (1.33%) Xen
4 67 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 49 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 48 (0.93%) Snort
7 47 (0.91%) Varnish
8 39 (0.75%) NFS
9 28 (0.54%) vSphere
10 22 (0.42%) Samba
11 19 (0.37%) vCloud
12 16 (0.31%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.29%) Postfix
13 15 (0.29%) HDFS
14 13 (0.25%) GPFS
15 11 (0.21%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.21%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.15%) Docker
18 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 664 (12.80%) Puppet
2 468 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (5.36%) Nagios
4 95 (1.83%) ZABBIX
5 61 (1.18%) Vagrant
6 59 (1.14%) Ansible
7 50 (0.96%) Zenoss
8 48 (0.93%) Cacti
9 36 (0.69%) logstash
10 35 (0.67%) Salt
11 32 (0.62%) Ganglia
11 32 (0.62%) HAProxy
12 27 (0.52%) Capistrano
13 19 (0.37%) CFEngine
14 15 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (0.27%) Opsview
16 12 (0.23%) SCCM
17 11 (0.21%) Pingdom
18 8 (0.15%) Backup Exec
18 8 (0.15%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 565 (10.89%) Oracle
2 469 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 291 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 214 (4.13%) VMware
5 192 (3.70%) Zend
6 174 (3.36%) JBoss
7 163 (3.14%) Cisco
8 160 (3.09%) Google
9 113 (2.18%) Adobe
10 97 (1.87%) Twitter
11 88 (1.70%) IBM
12 78 (1.50%) Facebook
13 70 (1.35%) HP
14 56 (1.08%) Perforce
15 53 (1.02%) ESRI
16 52 (1.00%) SAP
17 49 (0.94%) Rackspace
17 49 (0.94%) Sitecore
18 47 (0.91%) Sybase
19 43 (0.83%) F5
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum +bens+bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago