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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 95 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1252 1436 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.98% 3.34% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.83% 7.23% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1120 1067
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18335 19854 19559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 46.13% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14986 15720 16041
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +5 256 £55,000 +4.76% 50
Mayfair - 8 £40,000 -
Hammersmith 0 4 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Docklands, London -5 4 £42,500 -39.28%
Feltham - 4 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +12 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Harrow +10 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £60,000 - 2
Surbiton - 2 £60,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £49,000 -
Wimbledon +1 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1340 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1045 (40.71%) Java
3 796 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 717 (27.93%) TDD
5 696 (27.11%) HTML
6 683 (26.61%) Linux
7 625 (24.35%) Python
8 575 (22.40%) CSS
9 524 (20.41%) SQL
10 514 (20.02%) E-Commerce
11 490 (19.09%) Git (software)
12 480 (18.70%) BDD
13 464 (18.08%) MySQL
14 461 (17.96%) Scrum
15 449 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
16 445 (17.34%) C#
17 443 (17.26%) Ruby
18 441 (17.18%) PHP
19 437 (17.02%) OO
19 437 (17.02%) Finance
20 433 (16.87%) .NET
21 430 (16.75%) MVC
22 422 (16.44%) Degree
23 386 (15.04%) Web Services
24 384 (14.96%) QA
25 374 (14.57%) jQuery
26 353 (13.75%) Software Engineering
27 347 (13.52%) Spring
28 336 (13.09%) HTML5
29 325 (12.66%) Apache

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 325 (12.66%) Apache
2 192 (7.48%) Node.js
3 147 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 140 (5.45%) CMS
5 128 (4.99%) nginx
6 119 (4.64%) IIS
7 99 (3.86%) Drupal
8 86 (3.35%) Apache Solr
9 85 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
10 65 (2.53%) JBoss
11 60 (2.34%) OpenStack
11 60 (2.34%) Apache Pig
12 54 (2.10%) WebSphere
13 45 (1.75%) WordPress
14 40 (1.56%) Mule
15 36 (1.40%) WebLogic
16 34 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
16 34 (1.32%) Liferay
17 33 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
18 30 (1.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 86 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.90%) MS Office
4 17 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.55%) SPSS
6 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.039%) HipChat
8 1 (0.039%) InDesign
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.039%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.039%) GIMP
8 1 (0.039%) Mingle
8 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.09%) Magento
2 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.19%) osCommerce
4 5 (0.19%) RMDS
5 4 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.039%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.039%) Summit
7 1 (0.039%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.039%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.039%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (4.64%) GitHub
3 58 (2.26%) SaaS
4 54 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (1.48%) IaaS
8 34 (1.32%) Rackspace Cloud
9 24 (0.93%) PaaS
10 23 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
11 21 (0.82%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.51%) Joyent
13 12 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.27%) Office 365
15 6 (0.23%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
18 2 (0.078%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.74%) Internet
2 94 (3.66%) Firewall
3 82 (3.19%) HTTP
4 76 (2.96%) DNS
5 45 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 27 (1.05%) Broadband
7 26 (1.01%) LDAP
8 23 (0.90%) DHCP
9 22 (0.86%) SAN
10 18 (0.70%) SMTP
10 18 (0.70%) SSL
10 18 (0.70%) iSCSI
10 18 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
11 17 (0.66%) NAS
12 15 (0.58%) SSH
13 14 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 13 (0.51%) IMAP
15 12 (0.47%) VPN
16 11 (0.43%) VLAN
17 9 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (18.08%) MySQL
2 286 (11.14%) NoSQL
3 266 (10.36%) MongoDB
4 257 (10.01%) SQL Server
5 202 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
6 172 (6.70%) Big Data
7 158 (6.16%) Relational Database
8 148 (5.77%) Hadoop
9 128 (4.99%) Redis
10 86 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 81 (3.16%) Apache Hive
12 67 (2.61%) RDBMS
13 50 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (1.25%) Couchbase
16 30 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
17 27 (1.05%) Data Mining
18 23 (0.90%) CouchDB
18 23 (0.90%) Impala
19 22 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 490 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 240 (9.35%) Selenium
3 193 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 186 (7.25%) Subversion
5 165 (6.43%) Cucumber
6 152 (5.92%) TeamCity
7 124 (4.83%) WebDriver
8 118 (4.60%) NUnit
9 115 (4.48%) JIRA
10 107 (4.17%) JUnit
11 106 (4.13%) Maven
12 88 (3.43%) JMeter
13 72 (2.80%) SpecFlow
14 59 (2.30%) Visual Studio
15 55 (2.14%) Grunt
16 54 (2.10%) Jasmine
17 52 (2.03%) PhantomJS
18 50 (1.95%) FitNesse
19 42 (1.64%) Hudson
19 42 (1.64%) Appium
General
1 437 (17.02%) Finance
2 148 (5.77%) Games
3 138 (5.38%) Marketing
4 134 (5.22%) Retail
5 120 (4.67%) Banking
6 92 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 74 (2.88%) Advertising
8 71 (2.77%) Back Office
9 70 (2.73%) Publishing
10 47 (1.83%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.79%) Front Office
12 23 (0.90%) Law
13 16 (0.62%) Legal
14 15 (0.58%) Online Betting
15 14 (0.55%) Automotive
16 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.31%) Billing
18 7 (0.27%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.23%) Electronics
20 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1286 (50.10%) Developer
2 320 (12.47%) Senior Developer
3 306 (11.92%) Java Developer
4 262 (10.21%) Architect
5 150 (5.84%) Administrator
6 127 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 119 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
8 117 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
9 104 (4.05%) PHP Developer
10 102 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
11 97 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 96 (3.74%) Software Developer
13 88 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
14 87 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 83 (3.23%) Consultant
16 82 (3.19%) Analyst
16 82 (3.19%) Web Developer
16 82 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
17 80 (3.12%) Python Developer
18 75 (2.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (27.11%) HTML
2 575 (22.40%) CSS
3 433 (16.87%) .NET
4 386 (15.04%) Web Services
5 374 (14.57%) jQuery
6 347 (13.52%) Spring
7 336 (13.09%) HTML5
8 281 (10.95%) REST
9 272 (10.60%) AngularJS
10 224 (8.73%) CSS3
11 216 (8.41%) Hibernate
12 193 (7.52%) RESTful
13 178 (6.93%) ASP.NET
14 165 (6.43%) LAMP
15 150 (5.84%) J2EE
16 147 (5.73%) XML
17 146 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 145 (5.65%) SOAP
19 142 (5.53%) KnockoutJS
20 124 (4.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 320 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 258 (10.05%) Mobile App
3 246 (9.58%) Blog
4 136 (5.30%) User Experience
5 130 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 106 (4.13%) Algorithms
7 79 (3.08%) Hedge funds
8 67 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.42%) Digital Media
10 60 (2.34%) Visualisation
11 54 (2.10%) Data Structures
12 53 (2.06%) Mathematics
13 51 (1.99%) Social Media
14 50 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (1.68%) iPhone
16 40 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 33 (1.29%) Data Integration
18 31 (1.21%) Physics
19 30 (1.17%) Grid Computing
20 29 (1.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 683 (26.61%) Linux
2 309 (12.04%) Windows
3 195 (7.60%) UNIX
4 173 (6.74%) Android
5 164 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 93 (3.62%) Debian
6 93 (3.62%) Ubuntu
7 70 (2.73%) CentOS
7 70 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (1.44%) Solaris
9 34 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.35%) Fedora
14 8 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1340 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (27.93%) TDD
3 514 (20.02%) E-Commerce
4 480 (18.70%) BDD
5 461 (17.96%) Scrum
6 449 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
7 437 (17.02%) OO
8 430 (16.75%) MVC
9 353 (13.75%) Software Engineering
10 310 (12.08%) DevOps
11 234 (9.12%) Pair Programming
12 218 (8.49%) SOA
13 164 (6.39%) Web Development
14 151 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 145 (5.65%) Test Automation
16 136 (5.30%) Configuration Management
17 130 (5.06%) OOP
18 128 (4.99%) Analytics
19 124 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
20 111 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1045 (40.71%) Java
2 796 (31.01%) JavaScript
3 625 (24.35%) Python
4 524 (20.41%) SQL
5 445 (17.34%) C#
6 443 (17.26%) Ruby
7 441 (17.18%) PHP
8 217 (8.45%) Perl
9 169 (6.58%) C++
10 158 (6.16%) Scala
11 148 (5.77%) Bash Shell
12 75 (2.92%) C
13 64 (2.49%) Shell Script
14 58 (2.26%) Groovy
15 54 (2.10%) Clojure
16 53 (2.06%) PowerShell
17 49 (1.91%) Objective-C
18 48 (1.87%) T-SQL
18 48 (1.87%) R
19 37 (1.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 422 (16.44%) Degree
2 41 (1.60%) ISEB
3 35 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.25%) VCP4
5 28 (1.09%) PhD
6 20 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.43%) PMP
8 11 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.35%) MCITP
9 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.31%) CISSP
11 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.27%) CISA
11 7 (0.27%) CISM
11 7 (0.27%) PCI QSA
12 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.23%) OCP
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (14.96%) QA
2 16 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.55%) WCAG
4 12 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.39%) SLA
6 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) Basel II
8 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.078%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.078%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.039%) COBIT
10 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 97 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (1.68%) Varnish
3 35 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.01%) KVM
5 25 (0.97%) Xen
6 23 (0.90%) NFS
7 21 (0.82%) HDFS
8 19 (0.74%) Docker
9 18 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 18 (0.70%) vSphere
10 17 (0.66%) Snort
11 16 (0.62%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.47%) Active Directory
13 10 (0.39%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.35%) Postfix
15 7 (0.27%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.23%) vCloud
16 6 (0.23%) LXC
17 5 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 284 (11.06%) Puppet
2 262 (10.21%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (6.04%) Nagios
4 75 (2.92%) Ansible
5 66 (2.57%) ZABBIX
6 51 (1.99%) Cacti
7 47 (1.83%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.86%) Salt
9 21 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.70%) logstash
10 18 (0.70%) Graphite
11 15 (0.58%) Pingdom
11 15 (0.58%) Zenoss
12 13 (0.51%) Oozie
13 12 (0.47%) Sysprep
13 12 (0.47%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.35%) OpenView
15 8 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.31%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 267 (10.40%) Oracle
2 195 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 127 (4.95%) VMware
3 127 (4.95%) Google
4 94 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 78 (3.04%) IBM
6 67 (2.61%) HP
7 62 (2.42%) Zend
8 57 (2.22%) Sybase
9 54 (2.10%) hybris
10 51 (1.99%) Facebook
10 51 (1.99%) Cisco
11 39 (1.52%) SAP
12 36 (1.40%) NetApp
13 31 (1.21%) Sitecore
14 30 (1.17%) TIBCO
15 28 (1.09%) Endeca
16 24 (0.93%) Adobe
17 23 (0.90%) Sony
18 21 (0.82%) Twitter
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Pollinate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
BBOXX Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £170,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday