The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 90 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1378 1446 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.09% 3.11% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.68% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1192 1091
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38260 39298 37076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.72% 84.59% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32305 32398 30722
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in London

Open Source
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the London region.

Open Source Salary Trend in London

Open Source
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in London

Open Source
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the London 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
City of London +5 278 £60,000 +4.34% 42
Canary Wharf +8 12 £27,000 -62.75%
Brentford - 9 £72,500 - 1
Mayfair - 6 £50,000 -
Harrow +11 5 £57,500 -
Isleworth +2 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Uxbridge +6 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -
Ealing - 2 £43,750 -
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon +5 1 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Southwark +2 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Hammersmith -4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wembley - 1 £75,000 -
Barnet - 1 £47,500 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1419 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1100 (39.60%) Java
3 771 (27.75%) JavaScript
4 736 (26.49%) TDD
5 684 (24.62%) Linux
6 669 (24.08%) HTML
7 650 (23.40%) Python
8 615 (22.14%) SQL
9 560 (20.16%) Finance
10 554 (19.94%) CSS
11 511 (18.39%) Git (software)
12 483 (17.39%) Scrum
13 478 (17.21%) Web Services
14 474 (17.06%) E-Commerce
15 463 (16.67%) BDD
16 461 (16.59%) C#
17 454 (16.34%) Ruby
18 448 (16.13%) PHP
19 440 (15.84%) .NET
20 429 (15.44%) MVC
21 425 (15.30%) MongoDB
22 424 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
23 414 (14.90%) Oracle
24 410 (14.76%) HTML5
25 404 (14.54%) Degree
26 399 (14.36%) Software Engineering
27 398 (14.33%) OO
28 397 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
29 392 (14.11%) AngularJS
30 383 (13.79%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 257 (9.25%) Apache
2 234 (8.42%) Node.js
3 151 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
4 124 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 120 (4.32%) CMS
6 115 (4.14%) Apache Solr
7 111 (4.00%) IIS
8 107 (3.85%) nginx
9 91 (3.28%) Apache Pig
10 84 (3.02%) Apache Spark
11 80 (2.88%) Drupal
12 77 (2.77%) JBoss
13 57 (2.05%) WebSphere
13 57 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 54 (1.94%) SAS
15 42 (1.51%) Mule
16 41 (1.48%) Confluence
17 36 (1.30%) SharePoint
18 33 (1.19%) MS Exchange
19 30 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.58%) SPSS
3 20 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.36%) MS Office
5 4 (0.14%) MS Project
5 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.11%) HipChat
7 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.036%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 38 (1.37%) Magento
2 20 (0.72%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.29%) Odoo
4 5 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.14%) Beauchamp
6 3 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.072%) Tridion
7 2 (0.072%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.036%) Unica
8 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.036%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 397 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
3 82 (2.95%) SaaS
4 74 (2.66%) GitHub
5 70 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 54 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
8 30 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.90%) PaaS
10 24 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (0.61%) IaaS
13 16 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 15 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.47%) Office 365
16 9 (0.32%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.22%) iPaaS
18 5 (0.18%) Joyent
19 4 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (4.43%) Internet
2 117 (4.21%) HTTP
3 81 (2.92%) DNS
4 75 (2.70%) Firewall
5 45 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.97%) LDAP
6 27 (0.97%) SAN
7 24 (0.86%) Broadband
8 21 (0.76%) SMTP
9 19 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 19 (0.68%) MRTG
9 19 (0.68%) DHCP
10 16 (0.58%) Network Security
11 15 (0.54%) VPN
12 14 (0.50%) SSH
13 13 (0.47%) SSL
14 12 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
15 11 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.40%) VoIP
16 10 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.30%) MongoDB
2 383 (13.79%) MySQL
3 348 (12.53%) Big Data
4 342 (12.31%) NoSQL
5 299 (10.76%) Hadoop
6 278 (10.01%) SQL Server
7 224 (8.06%) Relational Database
8 220 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
9 148 (5.33%) RDBMS
9 148 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 133 (4.79%) Apache Hive
11 124 (4.46%) Redis
12 77 (2.77%) Mahout
13 73 (2.63%) HBase
14 72 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (2.05%) Pentaho
16 47 (1.69%) Oracle Database
17 39 (1.40%) Data Mining
18 38 (1.37%) Sqoop
19 32 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 511 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 332 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 297 (10.69%) Selenium
4 191 (6.88%) Cucumber
5 168 (6.05%) Subversion
6 154 (5.54%) Maven
7 152 (5.47%) JIRA
8 136 (4.90%) NUnit
9 135 (4.86%) JUnit
10 130 (4.68%) WebDriver
11 92 (3.31%) SpecFlow
11 92 (3.31%) TeamCity
12 79 (2.84%) FitNesse
13 73 (2.63%) Grunt
14 69 (2.48%) Hudson
15 64 (2.30%) Mockito
16 57 (2.05%) Jasmine
17 56 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
18 55 (1.98%) JMeter
19 48 (1.73%) SoapUI
General
1 560 (20.16%) Finance
2 232 (8.35%) Banking
3 168 (6.05%) Retail
4 150 (5.40%) Games
5 114 (4.10%) Marketing
6 89 (3.20%) Back Office
7 86 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 85 (3.06%) Law
9 68 (2.45%) Publishing
10 56 (2.02%) Investment Banking
11 44 (1.58%) Advertising
12 43 (1.55%) Front Office
13 39 (1.40%) Automotive
14 20 (0.72%) Online Betting
15 15 (0.54%) Legal
16 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.43%) Billing
18 11 (0.40%) Manufacturing
19 10 (0.36%) Electronics
20 9 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1361 (48.99%) Developer
2 358 (12.89%) Java Developer
3 341 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 289 (10.40%) Architect
5 137 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
6 131 (4.72%) Analyst
7 130 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 124 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 120 (4.32%) Administrator
10 109 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 107 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
11 107 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 101 (3.64%) C# Developer
13 89 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
14 80 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
15 77 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
16 76 (2.74%) PHP Developer
17 75 (2.70%) Software Developer
18 70 (2.52%) Lead Developer
19 69 (2.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (24.08%) HTML
2 554 (19.94%) CSS
3 478 (17.21%) Web Services
4 440 (15.84%) .NET
5 410 (14.76%) HTML5
6 392 (14.11%) AngularJS
7 368 (13.25%) Spring
8 331 (11.92%) REST
9 289 (10.40%) jQuery
10 264 (9.50%) CSS3
11 261 (9.40%) Hibernate
12 206 (7.42%) RESTful
13 180 (6.48%) XML
14 171 (6.16%) ASP.NET
15 158 (5.69%) JSON
16 133 (4.79%) J2EE
17 130 (4.68%) SOAP
18 125 (4.50%) LAMP
19 116 (4.18%) .NET Framework
20 115 (4.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 306 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 226 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 217 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 152 (5.47%) Blog
5 142 (5.11%) User Experience
6 133 (4.79%) Visualisation
7 98 (3.53%) Algorithms
8 97 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 63 (2.27%) Data Centre
11 62 (2.23%) Mathematics
12 61 (2.20%) Social Media
13 59 (2.12%) Data Structures
14 49 (1.76%) Blackberry
14 49 (1.76%) Data Integration
15 42 (1.51%) Hedge funds
16 40 (1.44%) BBC
17 33 (1.19%) Digital Media
18 31 (1.12%) Social Network
19 27 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 684 (24.62%) Linux
2 342 (12.31%) Windows
3 204 (7.34%) UNIX
4 200 (7.20%) Android
5 172 (6.19%) Apple iOS
6 100 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (2.23%) Debian
8 58 (2.09%) CentOS
9 48 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.97%) Solaris
11 26 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.29%) VMS
15 6 (0.22%) AIX
15 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.18%) Tizen
17 4 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
18 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1419 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (26.49%) TDD
3 483 (17.39%) Scrum
4 474 (17.06%) E-Commerce
5 463 (16.67%) BDD
6 429 (15.44%) MVC
7 424 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
8 399 (14.36%) Software Engineering
9 398 (14.33%) OO
10 346 (12.46%) DevOps
11 253 (9.11%) Analytics
12 228 (8.21%) SOA
13 183 (6.59%) Pair Programming
14 169 (6.08%) Test Automation
15 165 (5.94%) Mentoring
16 164 (5.90%) SDLC
17 149 (5.36%) Configuration Management
18 143 (5.15%) Web Development
19 125 (4.50%) Kanban
20 117 (4.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1100 (39.60%) Java
2 771 (27.75%) JavaScript
3 650 (23.40%) Python
4 615 (22.14%) SQL
5 461 (16.59%) C#
6 454 (16.34%) Ruby
7 448 (16.13%) PHP
8 267 (9.61%) Scala
9 226 (8.14%) Perl
10 156 (5.62%) C++
11 151 (5.44%) Bash Shell
12 141 (5.08%) Groovy
13 123 (4.43%) C
14 95 (3.42%) R
15 84 (3.02%) Clojure
16 59 (2.12%) Shell Script
17 54 (1.94%) T-SQL
18 53 (1.91%) PL/SQL
19 49 (1.76%) Objective-C
20 43 (1.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 404 (14.54%) Degree
2 60 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.01%) PhD
5 25 (0.90%) ISEB
6 18 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.43%) CISSP
8 8 (0.29%) CISM
9 7 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.22%) GIAC
11 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.11%) CISA
11 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.072%) PMP
12 2 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.072%) CCNA
12 2 (0.072%) GCIA
12 2 (0.072%) GSEC
12 2 (0.072%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.036%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (10.26%) QA
2 31 (1.12%) COBIT
3 14 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.43%) WCAG
5 9 (0.32%) SLA
6 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.25%) MiFID
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.072%) Basel II
8 2 (0.072%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.072%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (2.56%) Docker
2 58 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.98%) Varnish
4 41 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 37 (1.33%) Apache Flume
6 35 (1.26%) NFS
7 25 (0.90%) VirtualBox
8 23 (0.83%) HDFS
8 23 (0.83%) iptables
9 17 (0.61%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.54%) vCloud
11 14 (0.50%) KVM
12 12 (0.43%) Squid
13 10 (0.36%) Snort
14 9 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.29%) Xen
16 5 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
16 5 (0.18%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 232 (8.35%) Puppet
2 205 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (4.25%) Nagios
4 93 (3.35%) Ansible
5 62 (2.23%) Vagrant
6 46 (1.66%) ZABBIX
7 30 (1.08%) Graphite
8 23 (0.83%) logstash
9 20 (0.72%) Cacti
10 19 (0.68%) Ambari
11 18 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 18 (0.65%) Kibana
11 18 (0.65%) Mesos
11 18 (0.65%) Oozie
12 16 (0.58%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.54%) Zenoss
14 11 (0.40%) Salt
15 10 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.36%) Rundeck
15 10 (0.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 414 (14.90%) Oracle
2 188 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 134 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 94 (3.38%) VMware
5 91 (3.28%) IBM
6 87 (3.13%) Google
7 82 (2.95%) hybris
8 68 (2.45%) Adobe
9 56 (2.02%) Talend
10 55 (1.98%) Cognos
11 54 (1.94%) Sybase
11 54 (1.94%) Teradata
12 46 (1.66%) Informatica
13 42 (1.51%) Facebook
14 35 (1.26%) ATG
15 34 (1.22%) Vertica
16 32 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
17 30 (1.08%) Greenplum
18 29 (1.04%) Tableau
18 29 (1.04%) Rackspace
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus, car, pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
University College London
Salary: From £33,353 to £40,313 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mobile Talent
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago