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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 86 88 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1424 1548 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.21% 3.18% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.76% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1282 1009
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
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
37934 41170 37203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.43% 84.70% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31806 34199 30717
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 288 £60,000 +4.34% 48
Brentford - 13 £72,500 - 1
Wimbledon +6 11 £51,750 +29.37%
Canary Wharf +16 10 £27,000 -62.75%
Mayfair - 10 £50,000 -
Harrow +10 7 £57,500 -
Isleworth +3 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
Croydon -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Uxbridge -4 1 £65,000 +6.12%
Wembley - 1 £75,000 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1510 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1159 (41.30%) Java
3 819 (29.19%) JavaScript
4 805 (28.69%) TDD
5 740 (26.37%) HTML
6 668 (23.81%) Linux
7 661 (23.56%) Python
8 609 (21.70%) SQL
9 608 (21.67%) CSS
10 565 (20.14%) Finance
11 544 (19.39%) Git (software)
12 539 (19.21%) E-Commerce
13 516 (18.39%) BDD
14 514 (18.32%) Scrum
15 510 (18.18%) Web Services
16 495 (17.64%) MVC
17 475 (16.93%) C#
18 473 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
19 463 (16.50%) PHP
20 451 (16.07%) .NET
21 446 (15.89%) Ruby
22 442 (15.75%) Degree
23 441 (15.72%) HTML5
24 433 (15.43%) OO
25 429 (15.29%) Oracle
26 428 (15.25%) MongoDB
27 416 (14.83%) Spring
28 408 (14.54%) Software Engineering
29 405 (14.43%) MySQL
30 389 (13.86%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 254 (9.05%) Apache
2 223 (7.95%) Node.js
3 138 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
4 136 (4.85%) CMS
5 131 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 124 (4.42%) IIS
7 114 (4.06%) Apache Solr
8 109 (3.88%) nginx
9 84 (2.99%) Drupal
10 77 (2.74%) Apache Pig
10 77 (2.74%) JBoss
11 76 (2.71%) Apache Spark
12 68 (2.42%) WebSphere
13 52 (1.85%) SAS
14 50 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 40 (1.43%) SharePoint
16 39 (1.39%) Confluence
17 38 (1.35%) Mule
18 35 (1.25%) MS Exchange
18 35 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 93 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.50%) SPSS
3 25 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.50%) MS Office
5 4 (0.14%) MS Project
5 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.036%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.036%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 32 (1.14%) Magento
2 15 (0.53%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.25%) Odoo
4 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.14%) RMDS
5 3 (0.11%) Beauchamp
5 3 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.071%) Tridion
6 2 (0.071%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.071%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.036%) Unica
7 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.036%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 375 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (2.71%) SaaS
3 76 (2.71%) GitHub
4 65 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
7 25 (0.89%) PaaS
8 24 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (0.61%) IaaS
12 15 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.32%) Office 365
15 8 (0.29%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
17 6 (0.21%) iPaaS
18 5 (0.18%) Joyent
19 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (4.92%) Internet
2 115 (4.10%) HTTP
3 80 (2.85%) DNS
4 60 (2.14%) Firewall
5 36 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.25%) Broadband
7 28 (1.00%) LDAP
8 23 (0.82%) SAN
8 23 (0.82%) SMTP
9 21 (0.75%) DHCP
10 20 (0.71%) MRTG
11 17 (0.61%) iSCSI
11 17 (0.61%) Unified Communications
12 16 (0.57%) Network Security
13 13 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
14 12 (0.43%) SSH
14 12 (0.43%) IMAP
15 11 (0.39%) VLAN
16 10 (0.36%) VPN
17 9 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (15.25%) MongoDB
2 405 (14.43%) MySQL
3 344 (12.26%) NoSQL
4 312 (11.12%) SQL Server
5 281 (10.01%) Big Data
6 257 (9.16%) Hadoop
7 223 (7.95%) Relational Database
8 216 (7.70%) PostgreSQL
9 144 (5.13%) RDBMS
10 140 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 131 (4.67%) Redis
12 114 (4.06%) Apache Hive
13 68 (2.42%) Mahout
14 66 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (2.10%) HBase
16 53 (1.89%) Pentaho
17 50 (1.78%) Oracle Database
18 41 (1.46%) Sqoop
19 35 (1.25%) Couchbase
20 34 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 544 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 331 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 292 (10.41%) Selenium
4 194 (6.91%) Cucumber
5 191 (6.81%) Subversion
6 161 (5.74%) Maven
7 151 (5.38%) JIRA
8 147 (5.24%) NUnit
9 141 (5.02%) JUnit
10 138 (4.92%) WebDriver
11 107 (3.81%) TeamCity
12 93 (3.31%) SpecFlow
13 75 (2.67%) Grunt
13 75 (2.67%) FitNesse
14 67 (2.39%) Hudson
15 62 (2.21%) Mockito
16 59 (2.10%) Talend Open Studio
16 59 (2.10%) JMeter
17 53 (1.89%) PhantomJS
17 53 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 565 (20.14%) Finance
2 205 (7.31%) Banking
3 159 (5.67%) Retail
4 151 (5.38%) Games
5 119 (4.24%) Marketing
6 101 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 100 (3.56%) Back Office
8 86 (3.06%) Law
9 79 (2.82%) Publishing
10 54 (1.92%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.64%) Front Office
12 42 (1.50%) Advertising
13 39 (1.39%) Automotive
14 26 (0.93%) Online Betting
15 16 (0.57%) Legal
16 13 (0.46%) Electronics
17 11 (0.39%) Billing
18 9 (0.32%) German Language
18 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1433 (51.07%) Developer
2 382 (13.61%) Java Developer
3 354 (12.62%) Senior Developer
4 286 (10.19%) Architect
5 142 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 132 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
7 121 (4.31%) Analyst
7 121 (4.31%) Software Engineer
8 113 (4.03%) .NET Developer
9 109 (3.88%) Front-End Developer
10 100 (3.56%) Administrator
11 97 (3.46%) C# Developer
12 95 (3.39%) Software Developer
12 95 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 86 (3.06%) PHP Developer
14 82 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
15 81 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
16 79 (2.82%) Lead Developer
17 67 (2.39%) Web Developer
18 66 (2.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (26.37%) HTML
2 608 (21.67%) CSS
3 510 (18.18%) Web Services
4 451 (16.07%) .NET
5 441 (15.72%) HTML5
6 416 (14.83%) Spring
7 389 (13.86%) AngularJS
8 345 (12.30%) jQuery
9 337 (12.01%) REST
10 290 (10.33%) Hibernate
11 285 (10.16%) CSS3
12 202 (7.20%) RESTful
13 195 (6.95%) XML
14 183 (6.52%) ASP.NET
15 176 (6.27%) JSON
16 146 (5.20%) J2EE
17 140 (4.99%) KnockoutJS
18 137 (4.88%) .NET Framework
19 136 (4.85%) SOAP
20 126 (4.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 339 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 250 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 219 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (7.02%) Blog
5 150 (5.35%) User Experience
6 117 (4.17%) Visualisation
7 104 (3.71%) Algorithms
8 100 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
9 67 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 64 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 60 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 59 (2.10%) Management Information System
13 57 (2.03%) Social Media
14 54 (1.92%) Hedge funds
15 52 (1.85%) Digital Media
16 49 (1.75%) Blackberry
17 46 (1.64%) BBC
18 44 (1.57%) Data Integration
19 35 (1.25%) Social Network
20 28 (1.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 668 (23.81%) Linux
2 339 (12.08%) Windows
3 207 (7.38%) Android
4 184 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 182 (6.49%) UNIX
6 89 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (2.17%) Debian
8 58 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 56 (2.00%) CentOS
10 32 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.93%) Solaris
11 26 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.25%) VMS
15 4 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.11%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.11%) Tizen
17 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1510 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (28.69%) TDD
3 539 (19.21%) E-Commerce
4 516 (18.39%) BDD
5 514 (18.32%) Scrum
6 495 (17.64%) MVC
7 473 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
8 433 (15.43%) OO
9 408 (14.54%) Software Engineering
10 318 (11.33%) DevOps
11 239 (8.52%) Analytics
12 232 (8.27%) SOA
13 213 (7.59%) Pair Programming
14 184 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 177 (6.31%) Test Automation
16 160 (5.70%) SDLC
17 151 (5.38%) Web Development
18 144 (5.13%) Configuration Management
19 130 (4.63%) Kanban
20 127 (4.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1159 (41.30%) Java
2 819 (29.19%) JavaScript
3 661 (23.56%) Python
4 609 (21.70%) SQL
5 475 (16.93%) C#
6 463 (16.50%) PHP
7 446 (15.89%) Ruby
8 271 (9.66%) Scala
9 221 (7.88%) Perl
10 168 (5.99%) Groovy
11 165 (5.88%) C++
12 123 (4.38%) Bash Shell
13 109 (3.88%) C
14 86 (3.06%) R
15 74 (2.64%) Clojure
16 64 (2.28%) T-SQL
17 49 (1.75%) Shell Script
18 47 (1.67%) PL/SQL
19 43 (1.53%) Objective-C
20 36 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 442 (15.75%) Degree
2 53 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.14%) ISEB
5 24 (0.86%) PhD
6 19 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.25%) MCSE
7 7 (0.25%) CISSP
7 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.21%) MCITP
9 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.14%) CISM
10 3 (0.11%) CISA
10 3 (0.11%) MCSA
10 3 (0.11%) PMP
11 2 (0.071%) GIAC
11 2 (0.071%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (11.12%) QA
2 28 (1.00%) COBIT
3 16 (0.57%) WCAG
4 9 (0.32%) SLA
5 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.25%) MiFID
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.071%) Basel II
8 2 (0.071%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (1.78%) Varnish
3 48 (1.71%) Docker
4 41 (1.46%) Apache Flume
5 37 (1.32%) NFS
6 34 (1.21%) Active Directory
7 25 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.68%) iptables
10 18 (0.64%) KVM
11 13 (0.46%) vCloud
12 9 (0.32%) Xen
13 8 (0.29%) HDFS
14 7 (0.25%) Squid
14 7 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.21%) vSphere
15 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.18%) OpenSSH
16 5 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 216 (7.70%) Puppet
2 194 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (4.13%) Nagios
4 81 (2.89%) Ansible
5 48 (1.71%) ZABBIX
6 46 (1.64%) Vagrant
7 26 (0.93%) Cacti
8 22 (0.78%) logstash
8 22 (0.78%) Graphite
9 18 (0.64%) Kibana
9 18 (0.64%) Tivoli
10 16 (0.57%) Salt
10 16 (0.57%) Zenoss
11 15 (0.53%) Mesos
12 13 (0.46%) TeamSite
13 12 (0.43%) Cobbler
14 11 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (0.39%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.39%) Sysprep
15 10 (0.36%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 429 (15.29%) Oracle
2 191 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 109 (3.88%) Red Hat
4 106 (3.78%) Google
5 91 (3.24%) IBM
5 91 (3.24%) VMware
6 82 (2.92%) hybris
7 62 (2.21%) Adobe
8 59 (2.10%) Talend
9 58 (2.07%) Sybase
10 55 (1.96%) Cognos
11 53 (1.89%) Facebook
12 49 (1.75%) Informatica
13 43 (1.53%) Teradata
14 34 (1.21%) Vertica
15 33 (1.18%) HP
16 32 (1.14%) ATG
17 31 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
18 29 (1.03%) Netezza
19 28 (1.00%) Splunk
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum 5% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000- £100,000+ with a very competitive package
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Options + More
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
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Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Generous benefits
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