The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 118 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2552 2493 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.47% 2.32% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.80% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2094 2038 1825
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87922 88883 81219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.87% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73260 71561 67147
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 1378 £60,000 +9.09% 197
South East -9 388 £47,500 +11.76% 54
Yorkshire +78 191 £48,750 +14.70% 43
South West +13 151 £45,000 +11.80% 13
North West +58 144 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England -23 109 £50,000 +25.00% 40
East Midlands +12 90 £50,000 +25.00% 10
West Midlands -2 87 £45,000 +28.57% 19
North East +7 30 £45,500 +37.87% 15
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2528 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1928 (38.52%) Java
3 1751 (34.99%) JavaScript
4 1455 (29.07%) HTML
5 1437 (28.71%) Linux
6 1216 (24.30%) CSS
7 1199 (23.96%) TDD
8 1100 (21.98%) Python
9 1067 (21.32%) SQL
10 1038 (20.74%) PHP
11 844 (16.86%) MySQL
12 823 (16.44%) MVC
13 821 (16.40%) Oracle
14 818 (16.34%) .NET
15 816 (16.30%) C#
16 812 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 809 (16.16%) Web Services
18 805 (16.08%) Degree
19 803 (16.04%) Scrum
20 784 (15.66%) Software Engineering
21 771 (15.40%) Ruby
22 763 (15.24%) Finance
23 755 (15.08%) OO
24 734 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
25 703 (14.05%) HTML5
26 681 (13.61%) E-Commerce
27 676 (13.51%) jQuery
28 674 (13.47%) AngularJS
29 666 (13.31%) BDD
30 658 (13.15%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 514 (10.27%) Apache
2 492 (9.83%) Node.js
3 270 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 197 (3.94%) CMS
5 187 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
6 168 (3.36%) JBoss
7 160 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 152 (3.04%) Apache Solr
9 140 (2.80%) IIS
10 138 (2.76%) nginx
11 119 (2.38%) Apache Pig
12 117 (2.34%) SharePoint
12 117 (2.34%) Drupal
13 116 (2.32%) Apache Spark
14 100 (2.00%) WebLogic
15 89 (1.78%) OpenStack
16 75 (1.50%) SAS
17 71 (1.42%) Confluence
18 69 (1.38%) WordPress
19 61 (1.22%) Mule
Applications
1 182 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.28%) SPSS
3 40 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.60%) MS Office
5 13 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.14%) MS Project
8 5 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.080%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.080%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.060%) HipChat
11 1 (0.020%) Gephi
11 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 82 (1.64%) Magento
2 28 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.22%) Odoo
7 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.080%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.060%) Tridion
10 3 (0.060%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.060%) AquaLogic BPM
10 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.060%) Summit
11 2 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.040%) Shopify
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.020%) Unica
12 1 (0.020%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 566 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (4.72%) SaaS
3 130 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 130 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 122 (2.44%) PaaS
5 120 (2.40%) GitHub
6 118 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 89 (1.78%) IaaS
8 56 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
9 41 (0.82%) Office 365
10 36 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 36 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 27 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.32%) OpenShift
14 16 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (0.22%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.18%) Route 53
16 9 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 319 (6.37%) Internet
2 184 (3.68%) HTTP
3 151 (3.02%) Firewall
4 122 (2.44%) DNS
5 101 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 66 (1.32%) SAN
7 61 (1.22%) WAN
8 57 (1.14%) LDAP
9 55 (1.10%) LAN
10 47 (0.94%) DHCP
10 47 (0.94%) Network Security
11 40 (0.80%) Broadband
12 29 (0.58%) SSL
13 28 (0.56%) SSH
14 27 (0.54%) VLAN
15 23 (0.46%) SMTP
16 22 (0.44%) Unified Communications
17 20 (0.40%) VPN
18 19 (0.38%) MRTG
19 18 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (16.86%) MySQL
2 658 (13.15%) MongoDB
3 579 (11.57%) NoSQL
4 523 (10.45%) Big Data
5 514 (10.27%) SQL Server
6 410 (8.19%) Hadoop
7 378 (7.55%) Relational Database
8 369 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
9 225 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 200 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 171 (3.42%) Apache Hive
12 164 (3.28%) Redis
13 119 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
14 106 (2.12%) Oracle Database
15 91 (1.82%) HBase
16 89 (1.78%) Mahout
17 77 (1.54%) Pentaho
18 61 (1.22%) Couchbase
19 49 (0.98%) Data Mining
20 46 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 812 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 567 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 495 (9.89%) Selenium
4 320 (6.39%) Subversion
5 281 (5.61%) Maven
6 265 (5.29%) JUnit
7 242 (4.84%) Cucumber
8 239 (4.78%) JIRA
9 213 (4.26%) NUnit
10 164 (3.28%) WebDriver
11 153 (3.06%) TeamCity
12 121 (2.42%) Ant
13 112 (2.24%) Eclipse
14 107 (2.14%) SpecFlow
15 93 (1.86%) Hudson
16 86 (1.72%) Grunt
17 81 (1.62%) Visual Studio
18 79 (1.58%) FitNesse
19 78 (1.56%) JMeter
20 74 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 763 (15.24%) Finance
2 291 (5.81%) Banking
3 249 (4.98%) Games
4 245 (4.90%) Retail
5 191 (3.82%) Marketing
6 152 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 107 (2.14%) Back Office
8 104 (2.08%) Law
9 81 (1.62%) Publishing
10 71 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 64 (1.28%) Advertising
12 43 (0.86%) Front Office
12 43 (0.86%) Automotive
13 38 (0.76%) Legal
14 21 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.42%) Online Betting
15 18 (0.36%) Electronics
15 18 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.32%) Billing
17 14 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2395 (47.85%) Developer
2 600 (11.99%) Java Developer
3 547 (10.93%) Architect
4 532 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 332 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 255 (5.09%) Web Developer
7 252 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
8 228 (4.56%) .NET Developer
9 227 (4.54%) PHP Developer
10 215 (4.30%) Analyst
11 206 (4.12%) Administrator
12 197 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 190 (3.80%) Software Developer
14 173 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
15 170 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
16 155 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
17 153 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
18 146 (2.92%) Front-End Developer
19 143 (2.86%) Lead Developer
20 134 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1455 (29.07%) HTML
2 1216 (24.30%) CSS
3 818 (16.34%) .NET
4 809 (16.16%) Web Services
5 703 (14.05%) HTML5
6 676 (13.51%) jQuery
7 674 (13.47%) AngularJS
8 588 (11.75%) Spring
9 478 (9.55%) REST
10 468 (9.35%) XML
11 441 (8.81%) Hibernate
12 424 (8.47%) CSS3
13 358 (7.15%) ASP.NET
14 303 (6.05%) RESTful
15 289 (5.77%) JSON
16 284 (5.67%) J2EE
17 283 (5.65%) LAMP
18 276 (5.51%) SOAP
19 236 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 202 (4.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 530 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 339 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 316 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 215 (4.30%) User Experience
5 206 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 184 (3.68%) Blog
7 171 (3.42%) Visualisation
8 170 (3.40%) Algorithms
9 134 (2.68%) Data Centre
10 120 (2.40%) Mathematics
11 100 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 84 (1.68%) Social Media
13 79 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 54 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 52 (1.04%) Data Integration
15 52 (1.04%) Blackberry
16 47 (0.94%) RIA
17 46 (0.92%) Clustering
18 45 (0.90%) Social Network
19 44 (0.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1437 (28.71%) Linux
2 599 (11.97%) Windows
3 408 (8.15%) UNIX
4 284 (5.67%) Android
5 260 (5.19%) Apple iOS
6 166 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 151 (3.02%) CentOS
8 89 (1.78%) Debian
9 87 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 46 (0.92%) Solaris
11 35 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
13 29 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
15 22 (0.44%) AIX
16 15 (0.30%) CoreOS
17 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.20%) Fedora
19 8 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2528 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1199 (23.96%) TDD
3 823 (16.44%) MVC
4 803 (16.04%) Scrum
5 784 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 755 (15.08%) OO
7 734 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
8 681 (13.61%) E-Commerce
9 666 (13.31%) BDD
10 561 (11.21%) DevOps
11 439 (8.77%) SOA
12 409 (8.17%) Web Development
13 361 (7.21%) Analytics
14 350 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 333 (6.65%) SDLC
16 280 (5.59%) Configuration Management
17 267 (5.33%) Test Automation
18 257 (5.13%) Pair Programming
19 241 (4.82%) Unit Testing
20 203 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1928 (38.52%) Java
2 1751 (34.99%) JavaScript
3 1100 (21.98%) Python
4 1067 (21.32%) SQL
5 1038 (20.74%) PHP
6 816 (16.30%) C#
7 771 (15.40%) Ruby
8 443 (8.85%) Perl
9 338 (6.75%) Scala
10 284 (5.67%) C++
11 219 (4.38%) Bash Shell
12 171 (3.42%) C
13 153 (3.06%) Groovy
14 142 (2.84%) R
15 105 (2.10%) Objective-C
16 100 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 95 (1.90%) Clojure
18 92 (1.84%) Shell Script
19 82 (1.64%) T-SQL
20 66 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 805 (16.08%) Degree
2 178 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 98 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 46 (0.92%) ISEB
5 36 (0.72%) PhD
6 34 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 26 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (0.50%) CISSP
9 24 (0.48%) CCNP
9 24 (0.48%) CCNA
10 22 (0.44%) RHCE
11 21 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.32%) RHCSA
13 12 (0.24%) CISM
14 10 (0.20%) CEH
14 10 (0.20%) CCIE
15 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (0.14%) CSSLP
17 7 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (8.55%) QA
2 42 (0.84%) COBIT
3 25 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.38%) SLA
5 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.24%) WCAG
7 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.14%) MiFID
10 3 (0.060%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.060%) JTAG
10 3 (0.060%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.040%) Basel II
11 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.040%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.020%) HIPAA
System Software
1 153 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (2.16%) Docker
3 61 (1.22%) Varnish
4 59 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 48 (0.96%) HDFS
6 47 (0.94%) VirtualBox
7 44 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 39 (0.78%) Apache Flume
9 37 (0.74%) NFS
10 30 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (0.52%) vCloud
12 25 (0.50%) Hyper-V
13 23 (0.46%) iptables
14 17 (0.34%) KVM
15 13 (0.26%) Snort
16 12 (0.24%) Squid
17 11 (0.22%) Xen
18 9 (0.18%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
19 7 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 482 (9.63%) Puppet
2 349 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (3.04%) Nagios
4 121 (2.42%) Ansible
5 115 (2.30%) Vagrant
6 62 (1.24%) ZABBIX
7 46 (0.92%) Graphite
8 33 (0.66%) Cacti
9 28 (0.56%) logstash
10 27 (0.54%) Ambari
11 26 (0.52%) Cobbler
12 25 (0.50%) Salt
13 24 (0.48%) Oozie
14 20 (0.40%) Kibana
14 20 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (0.38%) Rundeck
16 18 (0.36%) Mesos
16 18 (0.36%) HAProxy
16 18 (0.36%) Tivoli
17 17 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 821 (16.40%) Oracle
2 476 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 254 (5.07%) Red Hat
4 215 (4.30%) VMware
5 171 (3.42%) Google
6 149 (2.98%) IBM
7 121 (2.42%) Zend
8 113 (2.26%) hybris
9 105 (2.10%) Cisco
10 102 (2.04%) Adobe
11 80 (1.60%) HP
12 75 (1.50%) Teradata
13 74 (1.48%) Talend
14 73 (1.46%) Cognos
15 71 (1.42%) Splunk
16 67 (1.34%) ATG
17 66 (1.32%) Tableau
18 65 (1.30%) Facebook
19 64 (1.28%) Sybase
20 55 (1.10%) Informatica
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Workdigital
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ealing, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 13 hours ago