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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 124 115 137
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2301 2481 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.55% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.24% 6.44% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 1934 1928
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
36857 38529 40302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.94% 39.64% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30021 30405 33889
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 £72,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -17 1188 £57,500 +4.54% 170
South East -2 453 £47,500 +5.55% 61
South West +30 235 £42,500 +13.33% 36
East of England -10 130 £47,500 +5.55% 39
Yorkshire +6 92 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East Midlands +47 85 £49,000 - 4
North West -84 47 £45,000 +28.57% 19
West Midlands -2 46 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East +11 19 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2223 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1840 (38.21%) Java
3 1643 (34.12%) JavaScript
4 1506 (31.27%) Linux
5 1486 (30.86%) HTML
6 1263 (26.23%) CSS
7 1037 (21.53%) TDD
8 1034 (21.47%) Python
9 992 (20.60%) PHP
10 986 (20.47%) MySQL
11 925 (19.21%) SQL
12 844 (17.52%) Ruby
13 823 (17.09%) MVC
14 812 (16.86%) jQuery
15 805 (16.72%) OO
16 803 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 798 (16.57%) Git (software)
18 781 (16.22%) C#
19 777 (16.13%) Degree
20 759 (15.76%) .NET
21 751 (15.59%) Scrum
22 717 (14.89%) Web Services
23 707 (14.68%) E-Commerce
24 676 (14.04%) HTML5
25 666 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
26 654 (13.58%) Windows
27 612 (12.71%) Spring
28 608 (12.62%) Finance
29 597 (12.40%) Apache
30 587 (12.19%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 597 (12.40%) Apache
2 439 (9.12%) Node.js
3 283 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 227 (4.71%) CMS
5 205 (4.26%) Drupal
6 185 (3.84%) nginx
7 165 (3.43%) IIS
8 129 (2.68%) Apache Solr
9 127 (2.64%) WordPress
10 126 (2.62%) OpenStack
11 117 (2.43%) JBoss
12 106 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
13 105 (2.18%) WebSphere
14 92 (1.91%) WebLogic
15 85 (1.76%) SharePoint
16 84 (1.74%) Confluence
17 76 (1.58%) Joomla!
18 58 (1.20%) Apache Pig
19 48 (1.00%) Alfresco
20 46 (0.96%) Mule
Applications
1 207 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 46 (0.96%) MS Office
4 30 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.37%) SPSS
6 14 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.17%) MS Project
8 7 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.083%) GIMP
10 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.042%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.042%) InDesign
11 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.021%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.021%) Mingle
12 1 (0.021%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 56 (1.16%) Magento
2 12 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) Summit
6 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.10%) osCommerce
7 5 (0.10%) AquaLogic BPM
8 4 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.062%) Zen Cart
10 2 (0.042%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.021%) Tridion
11 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.021%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 221 (4.59%) GitHub
2 181 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (3.18%) SaaS
4 81 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 61 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 56 (1.16%) IaaS
8 44 (0.91%) PaaS
9 40 (0.83%) Google Apps
10 33 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
11 29 (0.60%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.33%) Office 365
14 15 (0.31%) Joyent
15 14 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
16 12 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.083%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.083%) Heroku
18 3 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
18 3 (0.062%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 241 (5.00%) Internet
2 216 (4.49%) Firewall
3 209 (4.34%) TCP/IP
4 193 (4.01%) HTTP
5 139 (2.89%) DNS
6 114 (2.37%) WAN
7 100 (2.08%) SAN
8 81 (1.68%) LAN
9 66 (1.37%) DHCP
10 65 (1.35%) LDAP
10 65 (1.35%) VoIP
11 63 (1.31%) SSL
12 50 (1.04%) VLAN
13 47 (0.98%) Network Security
14 43 (0.89%) VPN
14 43 (0.89%) SMTP
15 38 (0.79%) Wireshark
16 36 (0.75%) NAS
17 34 (0.71%) SNMP
17 34 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 986 (20.47%) MySQL
2 486 (10.09%) NoSQL
3 481 (9.99%) MongoDB
4 440 (9.14%) SQL Server
5 388 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 375 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
7 291 (6.04%) Big Data
8 199 (4.13%) Hadoop
9 170 (3.53%) RDBMS
10 152 (3.16%) Redis
11 112 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 78 (1.62%) Apache Hive
13 75 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 69 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 43 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 38 (0.79%) Data Mining
17 38 (0.79%) CouchDB
18 35 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 798 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 457 (9.49%) Selenium
3 426 (8.85%) Subversion
4 374 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 259 (5.38%) Cucumber
6 248 (5.15%) JIRA
7 231 (4.80%) JUnit
8 196 (4.07%) Maven
9 188 (3.90%) NUnit
9 188 (3.90%) TeamCity
10 180 (3.74%) WebDriver
11 122 (2.53%) JMeter
12 104 (2.16%) Visual Studio
13 93 (1.93%) Jasmine
14 88 (1.83%) SpecFlow
15 74 (1.54%) PHPUnit
16 73 (1.52%) WATIR
16 73 (1.52%) Hudson
17 72 (1.50%) Ant
18 65 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 608 (12.62%) Finance
2 259 (5.38%) Marketing
3 204 (4.24%) Retail
4 189 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 183 (3.80%) Games
6 171 (3.55%) Banking
7 105 (2.18%) Publishing
8 100 (2.08%) Advertising
9 79 (1.64%) Back Office
10 57 (1.18%) Front Office
11 55 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 47 (0.98%) Legal
13 21 (0.44%) Automotive
14 20 (0.42%) Electronics
15 19 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.37%) Law
17 17 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.23%) Billing
19 11 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2254 (46.80%) Developer
2 496 (10.30%) Senior Developer
3 487 (10.11%) Java Developer
4 467 (9.70%) Architect
5 326 (6.77%) Software Engineer
6 304 (6.31%) Administrator
7 289 (6.00%) PHP Developer
8 280 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 244 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
10 226 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
11 218 (4.53%) Software Developer
12 202 (4.19%) Analyst
13 200 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
14 193 (4.01%) .NET Developer
15 186 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 139 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
17 134 (2.78%) Consultant
18 127 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
19 115 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
20 114 (2.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1486 (30.86%) HTML
2 1263 (26.23%) CSS
3 812 (16.86%) jQuery
4 759 (15.76%) .NET
5 717 (14.89%) Web Services
6 676 (14.04%) HTML5
7 612 (12.71%) Spring
8 440 (9.14%) REST
9 430 (8.93%) XML
10 428 (8.89%) AngularJS
11 404 (8.39%) CSS3
12 368 (7.64%) Hibernate
13 361 (7.50%) ASP.NET
14 352 (7.31%) LAMP
15 335 (6.96%) RESTful
16 303 (6.29%) J2EE
17 251 (5.21%) Ajax
18 246 (5.11%) SOAP
19 242 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
20 196 (4.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 526 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 349 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 261 (5.42%) Blog
4 228 (4.73%) User Experience
5 195 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 159 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 159 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 142 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 101 (2.10%) Mathematics
9 87 (1.81%) Digital Media
10 77 (1.60%) Social Media
11 75 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 73 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 69 (1.43%) Data Structures
14 58 (1.20%) iPhone
15 57 (1.18%) Social Network
15 57 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 55 (1.14%) Physics
17 53 (1.10%) GIS
18 49 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1506 (31.27%) Linux
2 654 (13.58%) Windows
3 391 (8.12%) UNIX
4 278 (5.77%) Android
5 232 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 195 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 158 (3.28%) CentOS
8 156 (3.24%) Debian
9 150 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 89 (1.85%) Solaris
11 59 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (0.98%) Fedora
14 36 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.54%) Windows 7
16 24 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (0.48%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2223 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1037 (21.53%) TDD
3 823 (17.09%) MVC
4 805 (16.72%) OO
5 803 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 751 (15.59%) Scrum
7 707 (14.68%) E-Commerce
8 666 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
9 587 (12.19%) BDD
10 483 (10.03%) DevOps
11 473 (9.82%) Web Development
12 297 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 292 (6.06%) SOA
13 292 (6.06%) Pair Programming
14 244 (5.07%) Configuration Management
15 239 (4.96%) Test Automation
16 207 (4.30%) OOP
17 201 (4.17%) Project Management
18 182 (3.78%) Automated Testing
19 180 (3.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1840 (38.21%) Java
2 1643 (34.12%) JavaScript
3 1034 (21.47%) Python
4 992 (20.60%) PHP
5 925 (19.21%) SQL
6 844 (17.52%) Ruby
7 781 (16.22%) C#
8 420 (8.72%) Perl
9 290 (6.02%) C++
10 272 (5.65%) Bash Shell
11 231 (4.80%) Scala
12 166 (3.45%) C
13 124 (2.57%) Shell Script
14 100 (2.08%) PHP5
15 76 (1.58%) T-SQL
16 71 (1.47%) Objective-C
17 70 (1.45%) PowerShell
18 69 (1.43%) Groovy
19 66 (1.37%) Clojure
19 66 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 777 (16.13%) Degree
2 178 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 128 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 80 (1.66%) ISEB
5 73 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 57 (1.18%) CCNA
8 45 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (0.64%) PhD
10 31 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 29 (0.60%) MCITP
12 23 (0.48%) CCNP
13 22 (0.46%) CCIE
13 22 (0.46%) MCSE
13 22 (0.46%) RHCE
14 20 (0.42%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.31%) RHCSA
16 13 (0.27%) CISSP
17 11 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 551 (11.44%) QA
2 43 (0.89%) SLA
3 34 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.33%) WCAG
7 14 (0.29%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.062%) Basel II
10 3 (0.062%) COBIT
10 3 (0.062%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.021%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.021%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
System Software
1 186 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 67 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 65 (1.35%) KVM
5 61 (1.27%) Varnish
6 58 (1.20%) Xen
7 35 (0.73%) NFS
8 32 (0.66%) vSphere
9 30 (0.62%) Snort
10 25 (0.52%) VirtualBox
11 24 (0.50%) HDFS
12 23 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.42%) Docker
14 14 (0.29%) Postfix
14 14 (0.29%) XenServer
15 13 (0.27%) LXC
16 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 10 (0.21%) vCloud
17 10 (0.21%) QEMU
18 9 (0.19%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 513 (10.65%) Puppet
2 392 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (4.80%) Nagios
4 84 (1.74%) ZABBIX
4 84 (1.74%) Vagrant
5 83 (1.72%) Ansible
6 64 (1.33%) Cacti
7 49 (1.02%) Graphite
8 33 (0.69%) HAProxy
9 30 (0.62%) Zenoss
10 29 (0.60%) Salt
11 27 (0.56%) logstash
12 20 (0.42%) SCCM
13 14 (0.29%) Oozie
13 14 (0.29%) Capistrano
14 13 (0.27%) Munin
15 12 (0.25%) Pingdom
16 10 (0.21%) Tivoli
17 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
17 9 (0.19%) yum
Vendors
1 506 (10.51%) Oracle
2 420 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 258 (5.36%) VMware
4 239 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 212 (4.40%) Zend
6 194 (4.03%) Cisco
7 183 (3.80%) Google
8 117 (2.43%) IBM
9 98 (2.03%) HP
10 86 (1.79%) Adobe
11 67 (1.39%) Endeca
12 65 (1.35%) Facebook
13 62 (1.29%) SAP
13 62 (1.29%) Sybase
14 59 (1.23%) TIBCO
15 58 (1.20%) hybris
16 47 (0.98%) Juniper
17 41 (0.85%) Twitter
18 39 (0.81%) ESRI
19 38 (0.79%) NetApp
Hove, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£51K
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £150,000 per annum to GBP 150,000 plus variable + ben
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bens Package
Posted: 21 hours ago