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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 86 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1395 1547 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.08% 3.42% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.10% 7.40% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1290 1348
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
19659 20899 22968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.43% 46.14% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16007 17186 19416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 287 £60,000 +9.09% 50
Chiswick +8 10 £42,500 -
Isleworth 0 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Croydon - 7 £42,500 -
Docklands, London -3 6 £42,500 -40.35% 1
Westminster - 5 £46,000 - 1
Harrow - 5 - -
Hackney - 5 - -
Hammersmith -2 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Wimbledon - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £75,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £57,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +11 1 £70,000 -36.36%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1435 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1280 (43.82%) Java
3 994 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 922 (31.56%) Linux
5 811 (27.76%) HTML
6 802 (27.46%) Python
7 748 (25.61%) TDD
8 676 (23.14%) CSS
9 639 (21.88%) Ruby
10 594 (20.34%) MySQL
11 558 (19.10%) Git (software)
12 549 (18.79%) OO
13 537 (18.38%) Scrum
14 511 (17.49%) SQL
15 508 (17.39%) PHP
16 484 (16.57%) Finance
17 481 (16.47%) E-Commerce
18 462 (15.82%) Puppet
19 461 (15.78%) BDD
20 443 (15.17%) .NET
21 442 (15.13%) C#
22 440 (15.06%) Software Engineering
23 437 (14.96%) HTML5
24 436 (14.93%) jQuery
25 427 (14.62%) Degree
26 420 (14.38%) DevOps
27 416 (14.24%) MVC
28 389 (13.32%) Spring
29 386 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
30 368 (12.60%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 363 (12.43%) Apache
2 275 (9.41%) Node.js
3 212 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 195 (6.68%) CMS
5 143 (4.90%) Drupal
6 124 (4.25%) Apache Solr
7 115 (3.94%) nginx
8 101 (3.46%) JBoss
9 87 (2.98%) IIS
10 75 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
11 69 (2.36%) OpenStack
12 65 (2.23%) WordPress
13 50 (1.71%) WebLogic
14 47 (1.61%) Alfresco
15 43 (1.47%) NServiceBus
16 40 (1.37%) Liferay
17 38 (1.30%) Apache Pig
18 36 (1.23%) SharePoint
19 35 (1.20%) Jetty
20 31 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.92%) MS Office
4 18 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.24%) GIMP
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.14%) SPSS
10 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.068%) InDesign
12 1 (0.034%) FastStats
12 1 (0.034%) Maya
12 1 (0.034%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.034%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.034%) InCopy
12 1 (0.034%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 40 (1.37%) Magento
2 12 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
4 10 (0.34%) AquaLogic BPM
5 6 (0.21%) Optimost
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.17%) osCommerce
7 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.10%) Summit
9 2 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.034%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.034%) Tridion
10 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.034%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.034%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 158 (5.41%) GitHub
2 127 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (2.98%) SaaS
4 45 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (1.03%) IaaS
8 27 (0.92%) PaaS
9 26 (0.89%) Rackspace Cloud
10 23 (0.79%) Joyent
11 19 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.34%) Office 365
13 9 (0.31%) LucidChart
14 8 (0.27%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.17%) Heroku
16 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.14%) ElastiCache
16 4 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 151 (5.17%) Internet
2 107 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 96 (3.29%) HTTP
4 79 (2.70%) Firewall
5 59 (2.02%) DNS
6 43 (1.47%) LDAP
7 30 (1.03%) VPN
8 28 (0.96%) Network Security
9 27 (0.92%) SSL
10 21 (0.72%) SMTP
11 18 (0.62%) VoIP
12 17 (0.58%) Intranet
12 17 (0.58%) Broadband
13 16 (0.55%) SAN
14 15 (0.51%) SSH
15 14 (0.48%) Wireshark
16 13 (0.45%) BGP
16 13 (0.45%) tcpdump
17 12 (0.41%) AMQP
17 12 (0.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (20.34%) MySQL
2 288 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 284 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 234 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
5 228 (7.81%) SQL Server
6 193 (6.61%) Big Data
7 160 (5.48%) Hadoop
8 148 (5.07%) Redis
9 140 (4.79%) Relational Database
10 100 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 72 (2.46%) Apache Hive
12 70 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (1.68%) RDBMS
15 46 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (1.37%) Couchbase
17 38 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (0.96%) CouchDB
19 26 (0.89%) Oracle Database
20 24 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 558 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 332 (11.37%) Selenium
3 283 (9.69%) Subversion
4 239 (8.18%) Jenkins
5 215 (7.36%) Maven
6 206 (7.05%) Cucumber
7 157 (5.37%) JUnit
8 153 (5.24%) JIRA
9 124 (4.25%) WebDriver
9 124 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 105 (3.59%) NUnit
11 101 (3.46%) JMeter
12 83 (2.84%) Hudson
12 83 (2.84%) Visual Studio
13 80 (2.74%) Jasmine
14 65 (2.23%) FitNesse
15 54 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
16 50 (1.71%) Eclipse
17 49 (1.68%) Ant
18 46 (1.57%) PhantomJS
General
1 484 (16.57%) Finance
2 141 (4.83%) Marketing
3 136 (4.66%) Banking
4 114 (3.90%) Publishing
5 113 (3.87%) Games
6 104 (3.56%) Retail
7 96 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 74 (2.53%) Advertising
10 55 (1.88%) Front Office
11 30 (1.03%) Legal
11 30 (1.03%) Back Office
12 19 (0.65%) Law
13 16 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.45%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.27%) Automotive
16 8 (0.27%) German Language
17 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1385 (47.42%) Developer
2 358 (12.26%) Senior Developer
3 350 (11.98%) Java Developer
4 224 (7.67%) Architect
5 196 (6.71%) Administrator
6 168 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
7 143 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
8 138 (4.72%) Analyst
9 135 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 122 (4.18%) Web Developer
11 118 (4.04%) .NET Developer
12 114 (3.90%) PHP Developer
12 114 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 108 (3.70%) Software Engineer
14 106 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 100 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
16 94 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
17 93 (3.18%) Python Developer
18 87 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
19 81 (2.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (27.76%) HTML
2 676 (23.14%) CSS
3 443 (15.17%) .NET
4 437 (14.96%) HTML5
5 436 (14.93%) jQuery
6 389 (13.32%) Spring
7 368 (12.60%) Web Services
8 308 (10.54%) REST
9 301 (10.30%) AngularJS
10 267 (9.14%) Hibernate
11 241 (8.25%) LAMP
11 241 (8.25%) CSS3
12 203 (6.95%) XML
13 198 (6.78%) ASP.NET
14 172 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 166 (5.68%) J2EE
16 164 (5.61%) Backbone.js
17 158 (5.41%) RESTful
18 154 (5.27%) SOAP
19 149 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 327 (11.19%) Computer Science
2 184 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 175 (5.99%) Algorithms
4 170 (5.82%) User Experience
5 129 (4.42%) Data Structures
6 98 (3.36%) Blog
7 95 (3.25%) Digital Media
8 88 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 79 (2.70%) Hedge funds
10 75 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 72 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
12 60 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 56 (1.92%) Mathematics
14 52 (1.78%) Social Media
15 44 (1.51%) Visualisation
16 37 (1.27%) Blackberry
16 37 (1.27%) Equities
17 31 (1.06%) Social Network
18 30 (1.03%) Clustering
19 27 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 922 (31.56%) Linux
2 342 (11.71%) Windows
3 254 (8.70%) UNIX
4 195 (6.68%) Android
5 184 (6.30%) Apple iOS
6 138 (4.72%) Ubuntu
7 117 (4.01%) Debian
8 103 (3.53%) CentOS
9 80 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (1.88%) Solaris
11 20 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.45%) Fedora
15 7 (0.24%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.068%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (25.61%) TDD
3 549 (18.79%) OO
4 537 (18.38%) Scrum
5 481 (16.47%) E-Commerce
6 461 (15.78%) BDD
7 440 (15.06%) Software Engineering
8 420 (14.38%) DevOps
9 416 (14.24%) MVC
10 386 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
11 245 (8.39%) Web Development
12 216 (7.39%) SOA
13 195 (6.68%) Pair Programming
14 172 (5.89%) Mentoring
15 160 (5.48%) Configuration Management
16 157 (5.37%) OOP
17 155 (5.31%) Test Automation
18 139 (4.76%) Unit Testing
19 138 (4.72%) Automated Testing
20 133 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1280 (43.82%) Java
2 994 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 802 (27.46%) Python
4 639 (21.88%) Ruby
5 511 (17.49%) SQL
6 508 (17.39%) PHP
7 442 (15.13%) C#
8 264 (9.04%) Perl
9 245 (8.39%) Bash Shell
10 237 (8.11%) C++
11 152 (5.20%) Scala
12 112 (3.83%) C
13 101 (3.46%) Shell Script
14 57 (1.95%) Groovy
15 49 (1.68%) Clojure
16 46 (1.57%) Erlang
17 44 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 39 (1.34%) F#
18 39 (1.34%) PHP5
18 39 (1.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 427 (14.62%) Degree
2 69 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.92%) ISEB
4 37 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 30 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.31%) PhD
9 8 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.21%) RHCE
12 5 (0.17%) PCI QSA
12 5 (0.17%) CISA
12 5 (0.17%) CISM
12 5 (0.17%) CISSP
13 4 (0.14%) CCNA
13 4 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (11.71%) QA
2 45 (1.54%) SLA
3 17 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.45%) WCAG
6 12 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.10%) COBIT
11 2 (0.068%) HL7
12 1 (0.034%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.034%) Section 508
System Software
1 85 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (2.09%) Xen
3 55 (1.88%) KVM
4 41 (1.40%) Snort
5 39 (1.34%) Varnish
6 18 (0.62%) vCloud
6 18 (0.62%) Active Directory
7 15 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.48%) Postfix
9 13 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.34%) Docker
10 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.31%) vSphere
12 8 (0.27%) HDFS
13 6 (0.21%) NFS
14 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.14%) LXC
15 3 (0.10%) Samba
16 2 (0.068%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.068%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 462 (15.82%) Puppet
2 355 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
3 225 (7.70%) Nagios
4 79 (2.70%) ZABBIX
5 69 (2.36%) Ansible
6 49 (1.68%) Cacti
7 43 (1.47%) Zenoss
8 41 (1.40%) Vagrant
9 36 (1.23%) Salt
10 32 (1.10%) logstash
11 26 (0.89%) HAProxy
12 24 (0.82%) Ganglia
13 13 (0.45%) Capistrano
14 11 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.31%) Pingdom
16 8 (0.27%) Kibana
16 8 (0.27%) Oozie
17 7 (0.24%) NetBackup
17 7 (0.24%) Graylog2
18 6 (0.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 267 (9.14%) Oracle
2 202 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 148 (5.07%) Red Hat
4 118 (4.04%) VMware
5 101 (3.46%) Google
6 69 (2.36%) Zend
7 52 (1.78%) Twitter
8 45 (1.54%) Perforce
9 42 (1.44%) Facebook
10 39 (1.34%) Adobe
10 39 (1.34%) IBM
11 36 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 34 (1.16%) Cisco
13 33 (1.13%) Sybase
13 33 (1.13%) Sony
14 31 (1.06%) HP
15 27 (0.92%) Sitecore
16 23 (0.79%) SAP
16 23 (0.79%) Vertica
16 23 (0.79%) Xamarin
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus great package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + good salary / package (negotiable)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Department of Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday