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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 129 121 152
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2238 2365 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.29% 2.41% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 6.01% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1862 1627
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £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
36934 39341 37343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.77% 40.02% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29780 30948 30793
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 £29,000 £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 5 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 5 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 -13 1214 £57,500 +4.54% 187
South East +10 450 £47,500 +5.55% 82
South West +25 180 £42,400 +14.59% 34
East of England -13 103 £45,000 - 22
Yorkshire -4 96 £45,000 +12.50% 28
East Midlands +50 74 £41,674 -14.95% 10
West Midlands -12 65 £45,000 +56.52% 22
North West -59 56 £40,000 +14.28% 27
North East -5 13 £43,609 -32.38% 5
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 2230 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1883 (39.53%) Java
3 1643 (34.50%) JavaScript
4 1522 (31.95%) HTML
5 1452 (30.48%) Linux
6 1295 (27.19%) CSS
7 1042 (21.88%) Python
8 1025 (21.52%) TDD
9 1018 (21.37%) PHP
10 951 (19.97%) SQL
11 925 (19.42%) MySQL
12 846 (17.76%) MVC
13 807 (16.94%) Degree
14 797 (16.73%) jQuery
15 795 (16.69%) OO
16 792 (16.63%) C#
17 785 (16.48%) Git (software)
18 781 (16.40%) .NET
19 775 (16.27%) Ruby
20 774 (16.25%) Software Engineering
21 711 (14.93%) E-Commerce
22 701 (14.72%) Web Services
23 698 (14.65%) HTML5
24 688 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
25 686 (14.40%) Scrum
26 628 (13.18%) Windows
27 621 (13.04%) Finance
28 614 (12.89%) Spring
28 614 (12.89%) BDD
29 570 (11.97%) Apache

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 570 (11.97%) Apache
2 376 (7.89%) Node.js
3 287 (6.03%) Tomcat
4 220 (4.62%) CMS
5 191 (4.01%) Drupal
6 173 (3.63%) IIS
7 169 (3.55%) nginx
8 123 (2.58%) JBoss
9 118 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 118 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 116 (2.44%) WordPress
11 108 (2.27%) Apache Solr
12 107 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
13 101 (2.12%) WebLogic
14 85 (1.78%) Confluence
15 84 (1.76%) SharePoint
16 80 (1.68%) Apache Pig
17 61 (1.28%) Joomla!
18 47 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
18 47 (0.99%) Mule
Applications
1 211 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 47 (0.99%) MS Office
4 25 (0.52%) SPSS
5 24 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.17%) MS Project
9 3 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.021%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.021%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.021%) InDesign
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.021%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 47 (0.99%) Magento
2 12 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.13%) osCommerce
5 6 (0.13%) Summit
6 5 (0.10%) RMDS
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.084%) AquaLogic BPM
8 3 (0.063%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.021%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 178 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (3.51%) GitHub
3 133 (2.79%) SaaS
4 83 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 63 (1.32%) IaaS
7 61 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (1.07%) PaaS
9 37 (0.78%) Google Apps
10 32 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
11 29 (0.61%) OpenShift
12 28 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
13 24 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.31%) Office 365
15 14 (0.29%) Joyent
16 13 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.10%) Google App Engine
18 4 (0.084%) Heroku
18 4 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
19 3 (0.063%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 271 (5.69%) Internet
2 221 (4.64%) Firewall
3 183 (3.84%) HTTP
4 152 (3.19%) DNS
5 148 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 103 (2.16%) WAN
7 99 (2.08%) SAN
8 84 (1.76%) LAN
9 75 (1.57%) DHCP
10 55 (1.15%) LDAP
10 55 (1.15%) SSL
11 52 (1.09%) VLAN
12 50 (1.05%) VoIP
13 44 (0.92%) Network Security
14 41 (0.86%) MPLS
15 40 (0.84%) VPN
16 36 (0.76%) SMTP
16 36 (0.76%) SSH
17 35 (0.73%) Broadband
18 34 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 925 (19.42%) MySQL
2 489 (10.27%) NoSQL
3 462 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 461 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 358 (7.52%) Relational Database
6 339 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
7 305 (6.40%) Big Data
8 232 (4.87%) Hadoop
9 154 (3.23%) Redis
10 132 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 112 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 103 (2.16%) Apache Hive
13 78 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 73 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 41 (0.86%) DB2
16 41 (0.86%) Couchbase
17 38 (0.80%) Data Mining
18 36 (0.76%) Impala
19 34 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 785 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 405 (8.50%) Selenium
3 392 (8.23%) Subversion
4 360 (7.56%) Jenkins
5 236 (4.95%) JIRA
6 223 (4.68%) JUnit
7 220 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 198 (4.16%) NUnit
9 187 (3.93%) TeamCity
10 169 (3.55%) WebDriver
11 165 (3.46%) Maven
12 118 (2.48%) JMeter
13 106 (2.23%) Visual Studio
14 97 (2.04%) SpecFlow
15 82 (1.72%) PHPUnit
16 75 (1.57%) Grunt
17 69 (1.45%) Jasmine
17 69 (1.45%) Hudson
17 69 (1.45%) Ant
18 61 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 621 (13.04%) Finance
2 247 (5.19%) Marketing
3 189 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 188 (3.95%) Games
4 188 (3.95%) Retail
5 165 (3.46%) Banking
6 103 (2.16%) Advertising
7 98 (2.06%) Publishing
8 88 (1.85%) Back Office
9 53 (1.11%) Front Office
10 51 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 38 (0.80%) Legal
12 34 (0.71%) Law
13 27 (0.57%) Electronics
14 21 (0.44%) Automotive
15 17 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.36%) Online Betting
16 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.27%) Billing
18 10 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2289 (48.06%) Developer
2 513 (10.77%) Senior Developer
3 504 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 479 (10.06%) Architect
5 329 (6.91%) Software Engineer
6 296 (6.21%) PHP Developer
7 257 (5.40%) Web Developer
8 253 (5.31%) Administrator
9 238 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 204 (4.28%) .NET Developer
11 202 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
12 201 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
13 191 (4.01%) Linux Administrator
14 186 (3.91%) Analyst
15 158 (3.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 144 (3.02%) Consultant
17 143 (3.00%) Lead Developer
18 123 (2.58%) C# Developer
19 121 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
20 118 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1522 (31.95%) HTML
2 1295 (27.19%) CSS
3 797 (16.73%) jQuery
4 781 (16.40%) .NET
5 701 (14.72%) Web Services
6 698 (14.65%) HTML5
7 614 (12.89%) Spring
8 447 (9.38%) XML
9 445 (9.34%) AngularJS
10 436 (9.15%) REST
11 422 (8.86%) CSS3
12 362 (7.60%) Hibernate
13 355 (7.45%) ASP.NET
14 345 (7.24%) RESTful
15 337 (7.08%) LAMP
16 298 (6.26%) J2EE
17 256 (5.37%) Ajax
18 242 (5.08%) SOAP
18 242 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 218 (4.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 559 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 369 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 261 (5.48%) Blog
4 229 (4.81%) User Experience
5 226 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 159 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 145 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 140 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 113 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 78 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 77 (1.62%) Digital Media
12 72 (1.51%) Visualisation
13 70 (1.47%) Social Media
14 66 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 64 (1.34%) Social Network
16 63 (1.32%) iPhone
17 59 (1.24%) Physics
18 51 (1.07%) BBC
19 47 (0.99%) Web 2.0
20 45 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1452 (30.48%) Linux
2 628 (13.18%) Windows
3 362 (7.60%) UNIX
4 288 (6.05%) Android
5 242 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 163 (3.42%) Ubuntu
7 146 (3.07%) CentOS
7 146 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 127 (2.67%) Debian
9 91 (1.91%) Solaris
10 62 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (0.86%) Fedora
13 39 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (0.46%) Windows 7
17 20 (0.42%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
19 16 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2230 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1025 (21.52%) TDD
3 846 (17.76%) MVC
4 795 (16.69%) OO
5 774 (16.25%) Software Engineering
6 711 (14.93%) E-Commerce
7 688 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
8 686 (14.40%) Scrum
9 614 (12.89%) BDD
10 454 (9.53%) Web Development
11 419 (8.80%) DevOps
12 327 (6.87%) SOA
13 300 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 275 (5.77%) Pair Programming
15 252 (5.29%) Test Automation
16 230 (4.83%) Configuration Management
17 214 (4.49%) OOP
18 208 (4.37%) Unit Testing
19 187 (3.93%) Project Management
20 184 (3.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1883 (39.53%) Java
2 1643 (34.50%) JavaScript
3 1042 (21.88%) Python
4 1018 (21.37%) PHP
5 951 (19.97%) SQL
6 792 (16.63%) C#
7 775 (16.27%) Ruby
8 424 (8.90%) Perl
9 291 (6.11%) C++
10 232 (4.87%) Scala
11 231 (4.85%) Bash Shell
12 164 (3.44%) C
13 103 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 95 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 90 (1.89%) Groovy
16 77 (1.62%) PHP5
17 73 (1.53%) Objective-C
17 73 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 68 (1.43%) Clojure
19 67 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 807 (16.94%) Degree
2 153 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 102 (2.14%) VCP4
4 99 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 84 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (1.55%) ISEB
7 68 (1.43%) CCNA
8 49 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 48 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 37 (0.78%) CCNP
11 34 (0.71%) PhD
12 32 (0.67%) CCIE
13 26 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.46%) MCITP
15 21 (0.44%) RHCE
16 17 (0.36%) PMI Certification
17 16 (0.34%) MCSE
17 16 (0.34%) JNCIE
18 15 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 553 (11.61%) QA
2 36 (0.76%) SLA
3 30 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.36%) ISO 8583
6 14 (0.29%) WCAG
7 13 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.063%) SNOMED CT
10 3 (0.063%) Basel II
10 3 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.021%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
System Software
1 173 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 69 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 63 (1.32%) Varnish
5 51 (1.07%) KVM
6 44 (0.92%) Xen
7 31 (0.65%) NFS
7 31 (0.65%) Docker
8 30 (0.63%) VirtualBox
9 28 (0.59%) vSphere
10 27 (0.57%) HDFS
11 19 (0.40%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.34%) Snort
12 16 (0.34%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 15 (0.31%) XenServer
14 13 (0.27%) LXC
15 10 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.21%) Postfix
16 8 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 435 (9.13%) Puppet
2 339 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (4.01%) Nagios
4 87 (1.83%) Ansible
5 79 (1.66%) ZABBIX
5 79 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 52 (1.09%) Cacti
7 29 (0.61%) HAProxy
8 28 (0.59%) Zenoss
9 27 (0.57%) Graphite
10 23 (0.48%) Salt
11 20 (0.42%) logstash
12 19 (0.40%) SCCM
13 16 (0.34%) Capistrano
14 14 (0.29%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.27%) Munin
15 13 (0.27%) Pingdom
16 12 (0.25%) Sysprep
16 12 (0.25%) Oozie
17 11 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 557 (11.69%) Oracle
2 431 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 235 (4.93%) VMware
4 217 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 210 (4.41%) Google
6 208 (4.37%) Zend
7 190 (3.99%) Cisco
8 133 (2.79%) IBM
9 99 (2.08%) HP
10 77 (1.62%) Adobe
11 76 (1.60%) Facebook
12 73 (1.53%) SAP
13 70 (1.47%) Endeca
14 69 (1.45%) hybris
15 67 (1.41%) Sybase
16 65 (1.36%) TIBCO
17 47 (0.99%) Juniper
18 45 (0.94%) NetApp
19 40 (0.84%) Sitecore
20 37 (0.78%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Share options, Hackathons, 25
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 15 hours ago