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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 96 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1275 1545 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.88% 3.40% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.59% 7.58% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1233 1317
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
19343 20396 21614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.68% 44.92% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16092 16309 18061
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 222 £60,000 +20.00% 49
Mayfair - 8 £40,000 -
Docklands, London -10 7 £52,500 -22.22%
Hammersmith -5 6 £55,000 - 1
Wimbledon -14 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Chiswick - 6 £43,250 -
Croydon +1 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Surbiton - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +8 1 £70,000 -36.36%
Harrow +2 1 - -
Hackney +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Westminster - 1 £46,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1375 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1134 (41.78%) Java
3 864 (31.83%) JavaScript
4 818 (30.14%) Linux
5 732 (26.97%) Python
6 699 (25.76%) TDD
7 691 (25.46%) HTML
8 577 (21.26%) CSS
9 558 (20.56%) SQL
10 552 (20.34%) Ruby
10 552 (20.34%) MySQL
11 528 (19.45%) Git (software)
12 520 (19.16%) OO
13 497 (18.31%) E-Commerce
14 484 (17.83%) PHP
15 483 (17.80%) Scrum
16 444 (16.36%) BDD
17 433 (15.95%) .NET
18 426 (15.70%) Finance
19 416 (15.33%) C#
20 403 (14.85%) MVC
21 401 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
22 393 (14.48%) DevOps
22 393 (14.48%) Degree
23 392 (14.44%) Puppet
24 385 (14.19%) Software Engineering
25 366 (13.49%) Spring
26 359 (13.23%) jQuery
27 356 (13.12%) Apache
28 338 (12.45%) QA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 356 (13.12%) Apache
2 242 (8.92%) Node.js
3 179 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 152 (5.60%) CMS
5 133 (4.90%) Drupal
6 129 (4.75%) nginx
7 120 (4.42%) Apache Solr
8 107 (3.94%) IIS
9 79 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
10 76 (2.80%) JBoss
11 74 (2.73%) OpenStack
12 59 (2.17%) WordPress
13 46 (1.69%) Apache Pig
14 42 (1.55%) WebSphere
15 37 (1.36%) WebLogic
16 34 (1.25%) Liferay
17 32 (1.18%) Mule
18 29 (1.07%) NServiceBus
19 28 (1.03%) SharePoint
20 27 (0.99%) Jetty
Applications
1 68 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.77%) MS Office
3 21 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.48%) SPSS
5 10 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.26%) GIMP
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.074%) InDesign
11 1 (0.037%) FastStats
11 1 (0.037%) Mingle
11 1 (0.037%) InCopy
11 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.037%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.037%) Maya
11 1 (0.037%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 40 (1.47%) Magento
2 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.26%) osCommerce
6 5 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
7 3 (0.11%) Summit
8 2 (0.074%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.037%) Tridion
9 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.037%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.037%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 141 (5.20%) GitHub
2 127 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (2.62%) SaaS
4 51 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (1.36%) IaaS
8 26 (0.96%) PaaS
9 23 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
10 19 (0.70%) OpenShift
11 17 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.48%) Office 365
12 13 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.41%) Joyent
14 9 (0.33%) Google Apps
15 7 (0.26%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.15%) LucidChart
17 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.68%) Firewall
2 94 (3.46%) Internet
3 81 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 73 (2.69%) HTTP
5 62 (2.28%) DNS
6 42 (1.55%) LDAP
7 24 (0.88%) SSL
7 24 (0.88%) VPN
8 23 (0.85%) SAN
9 21 (0.77%) Network Security
10 20 (0.74%) Broadband
11 18 (0.66%) NAS
12 14 (0.52%) VLAN
12 14 (0.52%) SMTP
12 14 (0.52%) Kerberos
12 14 (0.52%) SSH
13 13 (0.48%) Wireless
13 13 (0.48%) DHCP
13 13 (0.48%) VoIP
13 13 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (20.34%) MySQL
2 287 (10.57%) MongoDB
3 282 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 233 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
5 228 (8.40%) SQL Server
6 183 (6.74%) Big Data
7 158 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 141 (5.20%) Hadoop
9 117 (4.31%) Redis
10 98 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 67 (2.47%) Apache Hive
12 64 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 60 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 44 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
17 29 (1.07%) CouchDB
18 27 (0.99%) Couchbase
19 26 (0.96%) Data Mining
20 25 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 528 (19.45%) Git (software)
2 262 (9.65%) Selenium
3 239 (8.81%) Subversion
4 198 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 172 (6.34%) Cucumber
6 163 (6.01%) Maven
7 138 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 137 (5.05%) JIRA
9 120 (4.42%) JUnit
10 107 (3.94%) NUnit
11 103 (3.80%) WebDriver
12 88 (3.24%) JMeter
13 79 (2.91%) Jasmine
14 76 (2.80%) Visual Studio
15 55 (2.03%) PhantomJS
16 54 (1.99%) Hudson
17 51 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
18 47 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
19 46 (1.69%) SpecFlow
20 44 (1.62%) FitNesse
General
1 426 (15.70%) Finance
2 143 (5.27%) Marketing
3 135 (4.97%) Games
4 133 (4.90%) Banking
5 122 (4.50%) Retail
6 102 (3.76%) Publishing
7 91 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 72 (2.65%) Advertising
9 59 (2.17%) Investment Banking
10 52 (1.92%) Front Office
11 45 (1.66%) Back Office
12 24 (0.88%) Legal
13 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.52%) Automotive
14 14 (0.52%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.44%) Law
16 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.29%) German Language
16 8 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1318 (48.56%) Developer
2 361 (13.30%) Senior Developer
3 324 (11.94%) Java Developer
4 264 (9.73%) Architect
5 196 (7.22%) Administrator
6 159 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
7 148 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
8 117 (4.31%) .NET Developer
9 116 (4.27%) PHP Developer
9 116 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 113 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
11 110 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 109 (4.02%) Software Engineer
13 102 (3.76%) Analyst
14 101 (3.72%) Web Developer
14 101 (3.72%) Python Developer
15 95 (3.50%) Software Developer
16 89 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
17 71 (2.62%) Consultant
18 66 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (25.46%) HTML
2 577 (21.26%) CSS
3 433 (15.95%) .NET
4 366 (13.49%) Spring
5 359 (13.23%) jQuery
6 332 (12.23%) Web Services
7 319 (11.75%) HTML5
8 298 (10.98%) REST
9 248 (9.14%) AngularJS
10 237 (8.73%) Hibernate
11 208 (7.66%) LAMP
12 200 (7.37%) CSS3
13 177 (6.52%) ASP.NET
14 166 (6.12%) J2EE
15 161 (5.93%) RESTful
16 155 (5.71%) XML
17 152 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 143 (5.27%) SOAP
19 128 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
20 118 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 290 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 204 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 168 (6.19%) Blog
4 150 (5.53%) User Experience
5 133 (4.90%) Algorithms
6 87 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (3.10%) Digital Media
8 81 (2.98%) Data Structures
9 71 (2.62%) Hedge funds
10 66 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 66 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 54 (1.99%) Visualisation
12 52 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 49 (1.81%) Mathematics
14 48 (1.77%) Social Media
15 41 (1.51%) Blackberry
16 37 (1.36%) iPhone
17 36 (1.33%) Statistics
18 32 (1.18%) BBC
18 32 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 818 (30.14%) Linux
2 334 (12.31%) Windows
3 227 (8.36%) UNIX
4 160 (5.90%) Android
5 152 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 128 (4.72%) Debian
7 122 (4.50%) Ubuntu
8 90 (3.32%) CentOS
9 65 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (1.40%) Solaris
11 26 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.44%) Fedora
14 11 (0.41%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.29%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.22%) AIX
18 6 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1375 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (25.76%) TDD
3 520 (19.16%) OO
4 497 (18.31%) E-Commerce
5 483 (17.80%) Scrum
6 444 (16.36%) BDD
7 403 (14.85%) MVC
8 401 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
9 393 (14.48%) DevOps
10 385 (14.19%) Software Engineering
11 234 (8.62%) Pair Programming
12 213 (7.85%) SOA
13 192 (7.07%) Web Development
14 159 (5.86%) Configuration Management
15 148 (5.45%) Mentoring
16 141 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 128 (4.72%) Test Automation
18 126 (4.64%) OOP
19 114 (4.20%) Analytics
20 112 (4.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1134 (41.78%) Java
2 864 (31.83%) JavaScript
3 732 (26.97%) Python
4 558 (20.56%) SQL
5 552 (20.34%) Ruby
6 484 (17.83%) PHP
7 416 (15.33%) C#
8 246 (9.06%) Perl
9 204 (7.52%) Bash Shell
10 185 (6.82%) C++
11 151 (5.56%) Scala
12 99 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 97 (3.57%) C
14 51 (1.88%) Groovy
15 50 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 50 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 49 (1.81%) Erlang
16 49 (1.81%) Clojure
17 44 (1.62%) PHP5
18 41 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 393 (14.48%) Degree
2 55 (2.03%) ISEB
3 52 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 26 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.74%) PhD
7 15 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.26%) PCI QSA
9 7 (0.26%) CISA
9 7 (0.26%) CISM
9 7 (0.26%) CISSP
10 6 (0.22%) OCP
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.18%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.15%) RHCE
12 4 (0.15%) MBA
12 4 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (12.45%) QA
2 25 (0.92%) SLA
3 21 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.48%) WCAG
7 11 (0.41%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) Basel II
9 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.074%) COBIT
10 2 (0.074%) SNOMED CT
10 2 (0.074%) HL7
11 1 (0.037%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 108 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (1.95%) Xen
3 42 (1.55%) KVM
4 41 (1.51%) Varnish
5 33 (1.22%) Snort
6 22 (0.81%) vSphere
7 20 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.70%) Active Directory
9 18 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 18 (0.66%) Docker
9 18 (0.66%) HDFS
10 12 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.44%) vCloud
11 11 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.37%) Postfix
12 10 (0.37%) NFS
13 5 (0.18%) LXC
14 4 (0.15%) Ceph
14 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 392 (14.44%) Puppet
2 318 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 207 (7.63%) Nagios
4 77 (2.84%) ZABBIX
5 74 (2.73%) Ansible
6 58 (2.14%) Cacti
6 58 (2.14%) Graphite
7 48 (1.77%) Vagrant
8 36 (1.33%) Salt
9 33 (1.22%) HAProxy
10 32 (1.18%) logstash
11 26 (0.96%) Zenoss
12 14 (0.52%) Ganglia
13 13 (0.48%) Oozie
14 11 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
15 8 (0.29%) Capistrano
15 8 (0.29%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.26%) Pingdom
16 7 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 265 (9.76%) Oracle
2 179 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 143 (5.27%) VMware
4 121 (4.46%) Google
5 119 (4.38%) Red Hat
6 73 (2.69%) Zend
7 65 (2.39%) HP
8 54 (1.99%) Cisco
8 54 (1.99%) IBM
9 42 (1.55%) Facebook
10 40 (1.47%) Sybase
11 39 (1.44%) hybris
12 35 (1.29%) Sony
13 34 (1.25%) Twitter
14 31 (1.14%) SAP
15 28 (1.03%) Vertica
16 27 (0.99%) Perforce
17 24 (0.88%) Adobe
18 22 (0.81%) TIBCO
18 22 (0.81%) Rackspace
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Payment Express
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £62,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago