The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1466 1293 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.11% 2.93% 2.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.60% 7.35% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1089 1230
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17047 17591 20261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.21% 39.88% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13932 14313 17432
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
(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 +30 324 £57,500 +4.54% 75
Isleworth -1 9 £52,500 - 1
Croydon -8 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Harrow -12 5 - - 1
Southwark - 5 £47,500 -
Hammersmith +3 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Chiswick -6 4 £42,500 -
Westminster - 4 £48,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 £72,500 -34.09%
Hounslow - 2 £75,000 - 2
Surbiton - 2 £57,500 - 2
Uxbridge +2 1 £42,500 +39.34%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1400 (47.04%) Java
2 1016 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 927 (31.15%) Linux
4 872 (29.30%) HTML
5 823 (27.65%) Python
6 796 (26.75%) TDD
7 690 (23.19%) CSS
8 657 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
9 654 (21.98%) Ruby
10 598 (20.09%) MySQL
11 580 (19.49%) OO
12 570 (19.15%) Scrum
13 549 (18.45%) Git (software)
14 543 (18.25%) PHP
15 540 (18.15%) SQL
16 488 (16.40%) E-Commerce
17 486 (16.33%) HTML5
18 484 (16.26%) Finance
19 483 (16.23%) C#
20 466 (15.66%) jQuery
21 453 (15.22%) Puppet
22 448 (15.05%) Software Engineering
23 444 (14.92%) BDD
24 442 (14.85%) Degree
24 442 (14.85%) .NET
25 440 (14.78%) Web Services
26 431 (14.48%) MVC
27 426 (14.31%) Spring
28 422 (14.18%) DevOps
29 394 (13.24%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 332 (11.16%) Apache
2 284 (9.54%) Node.js
3 230 (7.73%) Tomcat
4 188 (6.32%) CMS
5 132 (4.44%) Drupal
6 118 (3.97%) Apache Solr
7 103 (3.46%) nginx
8 94 (3.16%) IIS
9 79 (2.65%) Alfresco
9 79 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 63 (2.12%) WordPress
11 61 (2.05%) OpenStack
12 51 (1.71%) WebLogic
13 48 (1.61%) SharePoint
14 46 (1.55%) Liferay
15 44 (1.48%) Jetty
16 40 (1.34%) NServiceBus
17 37 (1.24%) Apache Pig
18 34 (1.14%) Confluence
19 33 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.54%) MS Office
5 11 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.24%) SPSS
7 6 (0.20%) GIMP
8 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.067%) InDesign
10 1 (0.034%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.034%) Maya
10 1 (0.034%) FastStats
10 1 (0.034%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 49 (1.65%) Magento
2 12 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
3 11 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
4 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.20%) Optimost
6 4 (0.13%) Summit
7 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.067%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.034%) Tridion
9 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.034%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 144 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (4.57%) GitHub
3 82 (2.76%) SaaS
4 47 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (1.11%) PaaS
6 33 (1.11%) IaaS
7 31 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 30 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
9 25 (0.84%) Joyent
10 19 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.37%) Office 365
11 11 (0.37%) LucidChart
12 6 (0.20%) Heroku
13 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.13%) ElastiCache
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 164 (5.51%) Internet
2 123 (4.13%) HTTP
3 96 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 71 (2.39%) Firewall
5 52 (1.75%) DNS
6 41 (1.38%) LDAP
7 31 (1.04%) VPN
8 26 (0.87%) SAN
8 26 (0.87%) Intranet
9 25 (0.84%) Network Security
10 24 (0.81%) SSL
11 23 (0.77%) SMTP
12 21 (0.71%) VoIP
13 14 (0.47%) DHCP
13 14 (0.47%) AMQP
14 12 (0.40%) NAS
14 12 (0.40%) Broadband
15 11 (0.37%) GSM
15 11 (0.37%) SNMP
15 11 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (20.09%) MySQL
2 351 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 308 (10.35%) MongoDB
4 250 (8.40%) SQL Server
5 232 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
6 231 (7.76%) Big Data
7 192 (6.45%) Hadoop
8 158 (5.31%) Redis
9 139 (4.67%) Relational Database
10 112 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 86 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 84 (2.82%) Apache Hive
13 58 (1.95%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (1.58%) Couchbase
16 31 (1.04%) CouchDB
17 30 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (0.87%) KDB
Development Applications
1 549 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 319 (10.72%) Selenium
3 284 (9.54%) Subversion
4 254 (8.53%) Maven
5 242 (8.13%) Jenkins
6 223 (7.49%) Cucumber
7 154 (5.17%) JIRA
7 154 (5.17%) JUnit
8 131 (4.40%) WebDriver
9 101 (3.39%) Visual Studio
10 100 (3.36%) Hudson
11 99 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 99 (3.33%) NUnit
12 94 (3.16%) JMeter
13 76 (2.55%) Jasmine
14 69 (2.32%) FitNesse
15 64 (2.15%) Ant
15 64 (2.15%) Eclipse
16 56 (1.88%) SpecFlow
17 50 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 484 (16.26%) Finance
2 148 (4.97%) Banking
3 138 (4.64%) Marketing
4 124 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.10%) Games
6 121 (4.07%) Publishing
7 117 (3.93%) Retail
8 81 (2.72%) Investment Banking
9 71 (2.39%) Advertising
10 69 (2.32%) Front Office
11 24 (0.81%) Legal
12 19 (0.64%) Back Office
13 18 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.50%) Law
15 13 (0.44%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.44%) Music Industry
15 13 (0.44%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.34%) Automotive
17 8 (0.27%) German Language
18 6 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1517 (50.97%) Developer
2 413 (13.88%) Java Developer
3 376 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 188 (6.32%) Architect
5 166 (5.58%) Administrator
6 159 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
7 151 (5.07%) Analyst
8 143 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 122 (4.10%) .NET Developer
9 122 (4.10%) PHP Developer
10 119 (4.00%) Web Developer
11 118 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
12 116 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 116 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
13 106 (3.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 105 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
15 102 (3.43%) Python Developer
16 95 (3.19%) Consultant
17 94 (3.16%) Software Engineer
18 93 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (29.30%) HTML
2 690 (23.19%) CSS
3 486 (16.33%) HTML5
4 466 (15.66%) jQuery
5 442 (14.85%) .NET
6 440 (14.78%) Web Services
7 426 (14.31%) Spring
8 314 (10.55%) AngularJS
9 310 (10.42%) REST
10 278 (9.34%) Hibernate
11 264 (8.87%) XML
12 261 (8.77%) CSS3
13 216 (7.26%) LAMP
14 197 (6.62%) ASP.NET
15 193 (6.49%) Backbone.js
16 190 (6.38%) RESTful
17 181 (6.08%) Ruby on Rails
18 166 (5.58%) SOAP
19 164 (5.51%) JSON
20 162 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 324 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 181 (6.08%) Mobile App
3 91 (3.06%) Digital Media
4 79 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 79 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (2.42%) Hedge funds
6 63 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 61 (2.05%) Social Media
8 60 (2.02%) Blog
9 57 (1.92%) Equities
10 49 (1.65%) Social Network
11 45 (1.51%) Visualisation
12 39 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 37 (1.24%) Blackberry
14 31 (1.04%) Statistics
15 30 (1.01%) Clustering
16 28 (0.94%) N-Tier
17 24 (0.81%) Derivative
18 21 (0.71%) Physics
18 21 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 927 (31.15%) Linux
2 330 (11.09%) Windows
3 243 (8.17%) UNIX
4 222 (7.46%) Android
5 217 (7.29%) Apple iOS
6 131 (4.40%) Ubuntu
7 103 (3.46%) CentOS
8 90 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (2.69%) Debian
10 45 (1.51%) Solaris
11 27 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.47%) Windows Phone
14 12 (0.40%) Fedora
15 9 (0.30%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.24%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.067%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (26.75%) TDD
2 657 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (19.49%) OO
4 570 (19.15%) Scrum
5 488 (16.40%) E-Commerce
6 448 (15.05%) Software Engineering
7 444 (14.92%) BDD
8 431 (14.48%) MVC
9 422 (14.18%) DevOps
10 394 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
11 265 (8.90%) Web Development
12 197 (6.62%) OOP
13 188 (6.32%) SOA
14 173 (5.81%) Pair Programming
15 160 (5.38%) Configuration Management
16 158 (5.31%) Unit Testing
17 154 (5.17%) Test Automation
18 147 (4.94%) Analytics
19 144 (4.84%) Content Management
20 133 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1400 (47.04%) Java
2 1016 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 823 (27.65%) Python
4 654 (21.98%) Ruby
5 543 (18.25%) PHP
6 540 (18.15%) SQL
7 483 (16.23%) C#
8 271 (9.11%) C++
9 248 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 234 (7.86%) Perl
11 188 (6.32%) Scala
12 105 (3.53%) C
13 86 (2.89%) Shell Script
14 75 (2.52%) Clojure
15 70 (2.35%) Groovy
16 50 (1.68%) Objective-C
17 48 (1.61%) Erlang
18 44 (1.48%) PowerShell
19 43 (1.44%) F#
20 39 (1.31%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 442 (14.85%) Degree
2 91 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.51%) ISEB
5 41 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.20%) RHCE
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.17%) CCNA
11 5 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.10%) MCSE
13 3 (0.10%) PhD
14 2 (0.067%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (11.19%) QA
2 44 (1.48%) SLA
3 15 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 8 (0.27%) WCAG
7 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.067%) COBIT
8 2 (0.067%) HL7
9 1 (0.034%) WAI
9 1 (0.034%) Section 508
9 1 (0.034%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 63 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (1.55%) Xen
3 43 (1.44%) KVM
4 39 (1.31%) Varnish
5 27 (0.91%) Snort
6 20 (0.67%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.57%) vCloud
8 14 (0.47%) vSphere
9 9 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.27%) Postfix
10 8 (0.27%) Samba
11 7 (0.24%) NFS
12 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.20%) Docker
12 6 (0.20%) HDFS
13 4 (0.13%) XenServer
14 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.067%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 453 (15.22%) Puppet
2 325 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
3 222 (7.46%) Nagios
4 90 (3.02%) ZABBIX
5 47 (1.58%) Zenoss
6 44 (1.48%) Ansible
7 37 (1.24%) logstash
8 36 (1.21%) Vagrant
9 34 (1.14%) HAProxy
9 34 (1.14%) Cacti
10 32 (1.08%) Salt
11 29 (0.97%) Ganglia
12 23 (0.77%) Capistrano
13 13 (0.44%) CFEngine
14 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.24%) Kibana
15 7 (0.24%) Graylog2
16 6 (0.20%) Pingdom
16 6 (0.20%) Icinga
16 6 (0.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 285 (9.58%) Oracle
2 228 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 157 (5.28%) Red Hat
4 112 (3.76%) JBoss
5 93 (3.13%) Google
6 92 (3.09%) VMware
7 76 (2.55%) Twitter
8 66 (2.22%) Zend
9 55 (1.85%) Adobe
10 48 (1.61%) Facebook
11 44 (1.48%) Perforce
12 43 (1.44%) Rackspace
13 39 (1.31%) Cisco
14 38 (1.28%) HP
15 36 (1.21%) IBM
15 36 (1.21%) Sitecore
16 34 (1.14%) Sybase
17 21 (0.71%) EPiServer
18 20 (0.67%) Sony
18 20 (0.67%) SAP
North West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Flexible working hours + Developm
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Excellent package including bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Plumbee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Plumbee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus.
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + strong package incl. pensi
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday