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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 98 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1203 1448 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.91% 3.39% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.68% 7.46% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1152 1150
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 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
17998 19404 20211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.60% 45.41% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14883 15377 16736
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +15 230 £57,500 +9.52% 61
Mayfair - 8 £40,000 -
Hammersmith -5 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Wimbledon -5 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow +15 2 - -
Canary Wharf +13 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Chiswick - 2 £49,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £60,000 -
Docklands, London -8 1 £52,500 -22.22%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1310 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1057 (40.75%) Java
3 807 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 728 (28.06%) Linux
5 709 (27.33%) TDD
6 669 (25.79%) Python
7 653 (25.17%) HTML
8 537 (20.70%) CSS
9 515 (19.85%) SQL
10 497 (19.16%) Ruby
11 491 (18.93%) Git (software)
12 484 (18.66%) MySQL
13 477 (18.39%) E-Commerce
14 468 (18.04%) OO
15 467 (18.00%) Scrum
16 448 (17.27%) BDD
17 447 (17.23%) PHP
18 426 (16.42%) Finance
19 425 (16.38%) C#
20 420 (16.19%) .NET
21 419 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
22 397 (15.30%) MVC
23 383 (14.76%) Degree
24 370 (14.26%) QA
25 369 (14.23%) Software Engineering
26 356 (13.72%) jQuery
26 356 (13.72%) DevOps
27 352 (13.57%) Web Services
28 348 (13.42%) Apache
29 347 (13.38%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 348 (13.42%) Apache
2 229 (8.83%) Node.js
3 154 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 144 (5.55%) CMS
5 138 (5.32%) nginx
6 111 (4.28%) IIS
7 109 (4.20%) Drupal
8 106 (4.09%) Apache Solr
9 81 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (2.54%) OpenStack
11 63 (2.43%) JBoss
12 47 (1.81%) Apache Pig
12 47 (1.81%) WordPress
13 42 (1.62%) WebSphere
14 38 (1.46%) Mule
15 32 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
16 30 (1.16%) Confluence
16 30 (1.16%) Liferay
16 30 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
17 28 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 73 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.85%) MS Office
4 20 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.50%) SPSS
6 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) GIMP
9 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.077%) InDesign
11 1 (0.039%) HipChat
11 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.039%) Mingle
11 1 (0.039%) InCopy
11 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 35 (1.35%) Magento
2 8 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.19%) osCommerce
5 4 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.12%) Summit
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.039%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.039%) RMDS
8 1 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.039%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.039%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.28%) GitHub
2 121 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (2.81%) SaaS
4 47 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (1.35%) IaaS
8 31 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
9 24 (0.93%) PaaS
10 21 (0.81%) OpenShift
11 17 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.39%) Joyent
15 9 (0.35%) Office 365
16 8 (0.31%) Google Apps
17 4 (0.15%) SoftLayer
18 3 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
18 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
18 3 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.66%) Firewall
2 81 (3.12%) Internet
3 79 (3.05%) HTTP
4 70 (2.70%) DNS
5 68 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.08%) LDAP
7 23 (0.89%) SAN
8 21 (0.81%) Broadband
8 21 (0.81%) SSL
9 18 (0.69%) DHCP
9 18 (0.69%) NAS
10 16 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
10 16 (0.62%) VPN
10 16 (0.62%) SMTP
11 14 (0.54%) Kerberos
11 14 (0.54%) Network Security
12 12 (0.46%) iSCSI
12 12 (0.46%) SSH
13 11 (0.42%) VoIP
14 10 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (18.66%) MySQL
2 283 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 271 (10.45%) MongoDB
4 226 (8.71%) SQL Server
5 224 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
6 170 (6.55%) Big Data
7 162 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 131 (5.05%) Hadoop
9 124 (4.78%) Redis
10 90 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 66 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 66 (2.54%) Apache Hive
12 49 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
14 31 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (1.12%) CouchDB
17 27 (1.04%) Data Mining
18 25 (0.96%) Couchbase
19 19 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 491 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 255 (9.83%) Selenium
3 208 (8.02%) Subversion
4 194 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 172 (6.63%) Cucumber
6 145 (5.59%) TeamCity
7 128 (4.93%) Maven
8 122 (4.70%) JIRA
9 121 (4.66%) WebDriver
10 107 (4.12%) JUnit
11 106 (4.09%) NUnit
12 88 (3.39%) JMeter
13 73 (2.81%) Jasmine
14 60 (2.31%) Visual Studio
15 59 (2.27%) SpecFlow
16 54 (2.08%) PhantomJS
17 50 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
17 50 (1.93%) Grunt
18 48 (1.85%) Hudson
19 47 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 426 (16.42%) Finance
2 151 (5.82%) Games
3 138 (5.32%) Marketing
4 134 (5.17%) Retail
5 126 (4.86%) Banking
6 87 (3.35%) Publishing
7 86 (3.32%) Telecoms
8 73 (2.81%) Advertising
9 57 (2.20%) Back Office
10 53 (2.04%) Investment Banking
11 47 (1.81%) Front Office
12 18 (0.69%) Legal
13 15 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.54%) Automotive
15 12 (0.46%) Law
16 11 (0.42%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.31%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.27%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1271 (49.00%) Developer
2 335 (12.91%) Senior Developer
3 311 (11.99%) Java Developer
4 262 (10.10%) Architect
5 186 (7.17%) Administrator
6 151 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
7 147 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
8 119 (4.59%) .NET Developer
9 110 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 105 (4.05%) PHP Developer
11 104 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
12 100 (3.86%) Software Engineer
13 97 (3.74%) Software Developer
14 94 (3.62%) Python Developer
15 93 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
16 91 (3.51%) Analyst
17 88 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
18 84 (3.24%) Web Developer
19 78 (3.01%) Consultant
20 68 (2.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (25.17%) HTML
2 537 (20.70%) CSS
3 420 (16.19%) .NET
4 356 (13.72%) jQuery
5 352 (13.57%) Web Services
6 347 (13.38%) Spring
7 308 (11.87%) HTML5
8 285 (10.99%) REST
9 263 (10.14%) AngularJS
10 216 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 200 (7.71%) CSS3
12 192 (7.40%) LAMP
13 177 (6.82%) RESTful
14 171 (6.59%) ASP.NET
15 156 (6.01%) J2EE
16 146 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 143 (5.51%) XML
18 133 (5.13%) SOAP
19 119 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
20 113 (4.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 290 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 240 (9.25%) Mobile App
3 212 (8.17%) Blog
4 136 (5.24%) User Experience
5 124 (4.78%) Algorithms
6 101 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (2.85%) Hedge funds
8 72 (2.78%) Digital Media
9 66 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 63 (2.43%) Data Structures
11 56 (2.16%) Visualisation
12 54 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 51 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
14 48 (1.85%) Social Media
15 45 (1.73%) Mathematics
16 43 (1.66%) iPhone
17 35 (1.35%) Data Integration
18 32 (1.23%) Statistics
18 32 (1.23%) Blackberry
19 30 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 728 (28.06%) Linux
2 315 (12.14%) Windows
3 213 (8.21%) UNIX
4 160 (6.17%) Android
5 151 (5.82%) Apple iOS
6 113 (4.36%) Debian
7 111 (4.28%) Ubuntu
8 84 (3.24%) CentOS
9 70 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (1.31%) Solaris
11 27 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.50%) Fedora
15 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.31%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1310 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (27.33%) TDD
3 477 (18.39%) E-Commerce
4 468 (18.04%) OO
5 467 (18.00%) Scrum
6 448 (17.27%) BDD
7 419 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
8 397 (15.30%) MVC
9 369 (14.23%) Software Engineering
10 356 (13.72%) DevOps
11 237 (9.14%) Pair Programming
12 211 (8.13%) SOA
13 175 (6.75%) Web Development
14 149 (5.74%) Configuration Management
15 143 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 143 (5.51%) Test Automation
16 141 (5.44%) Mentoring
17 129 (4.97%) OOP
18 115 (4.43%) Analytics
19 111 (4.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1057 (40.75%) Java
2 807 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 669 (25.79%) Python
4 515 (19.85%) SQL
5 497 (19.16%) Ruby
6 447 (17.23%) PHP
7 425 (16.38%) C#
8 236 (9.10%) Perl
9 181 (6.98%) Bash Shell
10 170 (6.55%) C++
11 149 (5.74%) Scala
12 87 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 81 (3.12%) C
14 50 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 50 (1.93%) Clojure
15 48 (1.85%) PowerShell
16 46 (1.77%) F#
17 44 (1.70%) Erlang
17 44 (1.70%) Groovy
18 39 (1.50%) R
Qualifications
1 383 (14.76%) Degree
2 45 (1.73%) ISEB
3 39 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 24 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 24 (0.93%) PhD
6 20 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.39%) PMP
9 8 (0.31%) CISSP
10 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.27%) CISA
10 7 (0.27%) CISM
10 7 (0.27%) PCI QSA
11 6 (0.23%) OCP
11 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.15%) MBA
14 3 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (14.26%) QA
2 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.58%) SLA
5 14 (0.54%) WCAG
6 13 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.12%) Basel II
9 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.077%) COBIT
10 2 (0.077%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.039%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.58%) Varnish
2 41 (1.58%) Xen
3 35 (1.35%) KVM
4 30 (1.16%) Snort
5 26 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.77%) HDFS
7 18 (0.69%) Docker
7 18 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 18 (0.69%) NFS
8 17 (0.66%) vSphere
9 13 (0.50%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.46%) Active Directory
11 10 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.35%) Postfix
13 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.31%) vCloud
14 6 (0.23%) LXC
15 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 346 (13.34%) Puppet
2 300 (11.57%) Opscode Chef
3 186 (7.17%) Nagios
4 74 (2.85%) Ansible
5 69 (2.66%) ZABBIX
6 61 (2.35%) Cacti
7 46 (1.77%) Vagrant
8 33 (1.27%) Graphite
9 28 (1.08%) Salt
10 25 (0.96%) HAProxy
11 23 (0.89%) logstash
12 16 (0.62%) Zenoss
13 14 (0.54%) Oozie
14 12 (0.46%) Pingdom
15 8 (0.31%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.31%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.31%) Sysprep
15 8 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
16 6 (0.23%) Ganglia
16 6 (0.23%) Munin
Vendors
1 250 (9.64%) Oracle
2 180 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 136 (5.24%) VMware
4 122 (4.70%) Google
5 111 (4.28%) Red Hat
6 68 (2.62%) Zend
7 67 (2.58%) IBM
7 67 (2.58%) HP
8 55 (2.12%) Cisco
9 52 (2.00%) Sybase
10 47 (1.81%) hybris
11 44 (1.70%) Facebook
12 32 (1.23%) SAP
13 31 (1.20%) Sony
14 28 (1.08%) NetApp
15 27 (1.04%) TIBCO
15 27 (1.04%) Sitecore
16 26 (1.00%) Twitter
17 24 (0.93%) Vertica
17 24 (0.93%) Endeca
London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday