The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 127 143 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2601 2082 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.30% 2.00% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.93% 6.08% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 1814 2302
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37546 34232 38718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.89% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29975 28091 32949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +13 1529 £55,000 +4.76% 181
South East +44 438 £45,000 - 46
South West +26 151 £37,500 -6.25% 29
Yorkshire +4 120 £42,500 +13.33% 20
East of England -1 110 £52,500 +40.00% 20
North West -17 81 £33,250 +2.30% 7
West Midlands +37 65 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East Midlands -17 60 £45,000 +25.00% 11
North East +18 41 £35,232 +8.40% 5
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2104 (41.64%) Java
2 1739 (34.42%) JavaScript
3 1737 (34.38%) HTML
4 1659 (32.83%) Linux
5 1344 (26.60%) CSS
6 1302 (25.77%) PHP
7 1248 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1211 (23.97%) MySQL
9 1210 (23.95%) Python
10 1002 (19.83%) TDD
11 949 (18.78%) Scrum
12 916 (18.13%) jQuery
13 893 (17.67%) Web Services
14 887 (17.55%) Ruby
15 877 (17.36%) OO
16 871 (17.24%) E-Commerce
17 833 (16.49%) SQL
18 810 (16.03%) HTML5
19 799 (15.81%) Degree
20 796 (15.75%) Spring
21 790 (15.63%) MVC
22 769 (15.22%) Git (software)
23 766 (15.16%) C#
24 751 (14.86%) XML
25 745 (14.74%) .NET
26 701 (13.87%) Apache
27 660 (13.06%) Software Engineering
28 655 (12.96%) Oracle
29 631 (12.49%) Windows
30 629 (12.45%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 701 (13.87%) Apache
2 479 (9.48%) Tomcat
3 425 (8.41%) CMS
4 341 (6.75%) Drupal
5 326 (6.45%) Node.js
6 208 (4.12%) WebLogic
7 186 (3.68%) Alfresco
8 185 (3.66%) Apache Solr
9 166 (3.29%) IIS
10 162 (3.21%) WebSphere
11 149 (2.95%) WordPress
12 146 (2.89%) nginx
13 127 (2.51%) SharePoint
14 78 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
15 70 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 69 (1.37%) Liferay
17 53 (1.05%) Apache Pig
18 48 (0.95%) Joomla!
19 41 (0.81%) MQSeries
19 41 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 186 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 97 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 46 (0.91%) MS Office
4 24 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.34%) SPSS
7 14 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.22%) MS Project
9 10 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.079%) ArcInfo
11 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.020%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 212 (4.20%) Magento
2 34 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 31 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 26 (0.51%) AquaLogic BPM
5 21 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
6 14 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.28%) Summit
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.14%) osCommerce
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.059%) SiteCatalyst
11 2 (0.040%) Zen Cart
11 2 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.020%) JDE OneWorld
12 1 (0.020%) Maximo
12 1 (0.020%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 268 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (3.86%) GitHub
3 185 (3.66%) SaaS
4 113 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
5 77 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (1.31%) PaaS
7 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (0.95%) IaaS
9 38 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 31 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
10 31 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
11 25 (0.49%) Joyent
12 24 (0.47%) Google Apps
13 19 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 17 (0.34%) Trello
15 14 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.20%) Route 53
17 5 (0.099%) Taleo
17 5 (0.099%) Heroku
17 5 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 358 (7.08%) Internet
2 236 (4.67%) HTTP
3 193 (3.82%) Firewall
4 192 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 159 (3.15%) DNS
6 95 (1.88%) SAN
7 89 (1.76%) VoIP
8 79 (1.56%) LDAP
9 72 (1.42%) SMTP
10 71 (1.41%) VPN
11 66 (1.31%) SSL
12 62 (1.23%) Wireless
13 58 (1.15%) SSH
14 54 (1.07%) WAN
15 51 (1.01%) LAN
16 49 (0.97%) SNMP
17 40 (0.79%) DHCP
18 36 (0.71%) NAS
19 28 (0.55%) iSCSI
20 27 (0.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1211 (23.97%) MySQL
2 496 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 477 (9.44%) MongoDB
4 431 (8.53%) SQL Server
5 353 (6.99%) Big Data
5 353 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 298 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
7 259 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 146 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 134 (2.65%) Redis
10 129 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 97 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 86 (1.70%) Apache Hive
13 57 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 51 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
15 46 (0.91%) Data Mining
16 44 (0.87%) DB2
17 43 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 41 (0.81%) HBase
19 39 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 769 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 491 (9.72%) Subversion
3 386 (7.64%) Jenkins
4 365 (7.22%) Maven
5 329 (6.51%) Selenium
6 244 (4.83%) Cucumber
7 223 (4.41%) JUnit
8 145 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 145 (2.87%) WebDriver
9 143 (2.83%) Hudson
10 138 (2.73%) JIRA
11 127 (2.51%) Ant
12 123 (2.43%) Visual Studio
13 112 (2.22%) SpecFlow
14 105 (2.08%) NUnit
15 92 (1.82%) TeamCity
16 71 (1.41%) FitNesse
17 66 (1.31%) JMeter
17 66 (1.31%) RSpec
18 59 (1.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 583 (11.54%) Finance
2 329 (6.51%) Marketing
3 249 (4.93%) Games
4 208 (4.12%) Retail
5 176 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 161 (3.19%) Banking
7 105 (2.08%) Publishing
8 94 (1.86%) Advertising
9 81 (1.60%) Back Office
10 58 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 48 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.87%) Online Betting
13 42 (0.83%) Front Office
14 33 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.65%) Electronics
15 26 (0.51%) Law
16 23 (0.46%) Legal
17 13 (0.26%) Billing
17 13 (0.26%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2770 (54.82%) Developer
2 671 (13.28%) Java Developer
3 606 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 457 (9.04%) PHP Developer
5 363 (7.18%) Web Developer
6 354 (7.01%) Architect
7 270 (5.34%) Administrator
8 242 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
9 229 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 216 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
11 214 (4.24%) Analyst
12 213 (4.22%) .NET Developer
13 204 (4.04%) Software Developer
14 196 (3.88%) Software Engineer
15 192 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 190 (3.76%) Programmer
17 173 (3.42%) Consultant
18 147 (2.91%) C# Developer
18 147 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
19 133 (2.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1737 (34.38%) HTML
2 1344 (26.60%) CSS
3 916 (18.13%) jQuery
4 893 (17.67%) Web Services
5 810 (16.03%) HTML5
6 796 (15.75%) Spring
7 751 (14.86%) XML
8 745 (14.74%) .NET
9 554 (10.96%) Hibernate
10 531 (10.51%) CSS3
11 433 (8.57%) LAMP
12 410 (8.11%) J2EE
13 351 (6.95%) Ajax
14 339 (6.71%) SOAP
15 335 (6.63%) REST
16 321 (6.35%) ASP.NET
17 307 (6.08%) Ruby on Rails
18 304 (6.02%) RESTful
19 292 (5.78%) Symfony
20 271 (5.36%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 561 (11.10%) Computer Science
2 300 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 216 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 150 (2.97%) Blog
5 114 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 112 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 109 (2.16%) Social Media
8 76 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 72 (1.42%) Clustering
10 67 (1.33%) Social Network
11 65 (1.29%) Digital Media
12 64 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 62 (1.23%) N-Tier
14 59 (1.17%) GIS
15 55 (1.09%) W3C
16 51 (1.01%) Replication
17 50 (0.99%) Equities
18 44 (0.87%) Derivative
19 42 (0.83%) Grid Computing
20 41 (0.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1659 (32.83%) Linux
2 631 (12.49%) Windows
3 464 (9.18%) UNIX
4 333 (6.59%) Android
5 289 (5.72%) Apple iOS
6 210 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 193 (3.82%) Ubuntu
8 191 (3.78%) CentOS
9 148 (2.93%) Debian
10 94 (1.86%) Solaris
11 84 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 38 (0.75%) AIX
12 38 (0.75%) FreeBSD
13 36 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 27 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
16 24 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 23 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
18 19 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1248 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1002 (19.83%) TDD
3 949 (18.78%) Scrum
4 877 (17.36%) OO
5 871 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 790 (15.63%) MVC
7 660 (13.06%) Software Engineering
8 629 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
9 489 (9.68%) Web Development
10 459 (9.08%) BDD
11 373 (7.38%) OOP
12 319 (6.31%) SOA
13 289 (5.72%) Content Management
14 279 (5.52%) Configuration Management
15 263 (5.20%) Unit Testing
16 249 (4.93%) Project Management
17 232 (4.59%) Analytics
18 201 (3.98%) Pair Programming
19 191 (3.78%) OOD
20 185 (3.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2104 (41.64%) Java
2 1739 (34.42%) JavaScript
3 1302 (25.77%) PHP
4 1210 (23.95%) Python
5 887 (17.55%) Ruby
6 833 (16.49%) SQL
7 766 (15.16%) C#
8 523 (10.35%) Perl
9 422 (8.35%) C++
10 368 (7.28%) Bash Shell
11 353 (6.99%) Scala
12 222 (4.39%) C
13 177 (3.50%) PHP5
14 114 (2.26%) Clojure
15 113 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 109 (2.16%) Groovy
17 93 (1.84%) Objective-C
18 90 (1.78%) VB.NET
18 90 (1.78%) F#
19 88 (1.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 799 (15.81%) Degree
2 154 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 46 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 42 (0.83%) CISSP
6 40 (0.79%) CEH
7 39 (0.77%) ISEB
7 39 (0.77%) OSCP
8 37 (0.73%) GPEN
9 36 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.53%) CISMP
12 23 (0.46%) OSCE
13 21 (0.42%) GCIH
13 21 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
13 21 (0.42%) GWAPT
14 20 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (0.36%) GIAC
15 18 (0.36%) RHCE
16 15 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (8.13%) QA
2 72 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 35 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.65%) SLA
5 28 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.26%) Basel III
7 12 (0.24%) ISO 8583
8 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.099%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.040%) JTAG
10 2 (0.040%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.040%) WCAG
11 1 (0.020%) WAI
System Software
1 110 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.54%) Varnish
4 68 (1.35%) KVM
5 46 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.81%) Xen
7 28 (0.55%) NFS
8 22 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.42%) Samba
9 21 (0.42%) vSphere
9 21 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 18 (0.36%) Sendmail
11 16 (0.32%) Postfix
11 16 (0.32%) Snort
12 15 (0.30%) qmail
13 14 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
14 13 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.20%) Squid
16 9 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 566 (11.20%) Puppet
2 467 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
3 230 (4.55%) Nagios
4 89 (1.76%) ZABBIX
5 77 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 55 (1.09%) Cacti
7 40 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 36 (0.71%) Zenoss
9 27 (0.53%) Ganglia
9 27 (0.53%) Capistrano
10 25 (0.49%) Ansible
11 22 (0.44%) CFEngine
12 21 (0.42%) OpenView
12 21 (0.42%) YUM
13 15 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.28%) Munin
14 14 (0.28%) WSUS
14 14 (0.28%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.24%) OpenSSO
15 12 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 655 (12.96%) Oracle
2 473 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 298 (5.90%) Red Hat
4 290 (5.74%) Zend
5 240 (4.75%) JBoss
6 210 (4.16%) Google
7 168 (3.32%) Facebook
8 146 (2.89%) VMware
9 128 (2.53%) Cisco
10 111 (2.20%) Twitter
11 110 (2.18%) IBM
12 79 (1.56%) HP
13 70 (1.39%) Adobe
14 59 (1.17%) SAP
15 57 (1.13%) TIBCO
16 51 (1.01%) ESRI
17 46 (0.91%) Sitecore
18 44 (0.87%) GigaSpaces
19 40 (0.79%) hybris
20 39 (0.77%) Apple
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £25,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £25,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bilston, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 8k On call
Posted: 2 days ago