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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 93 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1268 1439 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.96% 3.14% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.81% 6.79% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1133 1011
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 £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,000 £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
18618 21184 19278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.48% 46.24% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15142 16968 15727
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +9 254 £57,500 +9.52% 49
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £60,000 - 1
Docklands, London 0 4 £42,500 -45.16%
Feltham - 4 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £45,000 -
Harrow +2 2 - -
Ealing -5 2 - - 1
Paddington - 2 £48,750 -
Canary Wharf +9 1 £70,000 -17.64%
Beckenham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Brentford - 1 £65,000 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1344 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1074 (42.69%) Java
3 776 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 744 (29.57%) TDD
5 707 (28.10%) HTML
6 634 (25.20%) Linux
7 606 (24.09%) Python
8 590 (23.45%) CSS
9 519 (20.63%) SQL
10 508 (20.19%) E-Commerce
11 480 (19.08%) BDD
12 461 (18.32%) Git (software)
13 448 (17.81%) MySQL
14 446 (17.73%) PHP
15 441 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
16 440 (17.49%) MVC
17 429 (17.05%) Ruby
18 427 (16.97%) Scrum
19 422 (16.77%) Finance
20 418 (16.61%) C#
21 414 (16.45%) Degree
22 406 (16.14%) Web Services
22 406 (16.14%) OO
23 401 (15.94%) .NET
24 363 (14.43%) Spring
25 362 (14.39%) jQuery
26 360 (14.31%) QA
27 352 (13.99%) HTML5
28 348 (13.83%) Software Engineering
29 322 (12.80%) Computer Science

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 289 (11.49%) Apache
2 199 (7.91%) Node.js
3 137 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 122 (4.85%) CMS
5 111 (4.41%) IIS
6 107 (4.25%) nginx
7 86 (3.42%) Drupal
8 85 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
9 69 (2.74%) JBoss
10 68 (2.70%) Apache Pig
10 68 (2.70%) Apache Solr
11 63 (2.50%) WebSphere
12 56 (2.23%) OpenStack
13 42 (1.67%) WordPress
14 38 (1.51%) Mule
14 38 (1.51%) WebLogic
15 36 (1.43%) Confluence
16 35 (1.39%) Liferay
17 32 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
18 31 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 86 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.79%) SPSS
4 15 (0.60%) MS Office
5 11 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.040%) HipChat
7 1 (0.040%) InDesign
7 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.040%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (0.95%) Magento
2 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.20%) RMDS
5 4 (0.16%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.079%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.040%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.040%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 127 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (3.74%) GitHub
3 56 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (2.15%) SaaS
6 43 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (1.51%) IaaS
8 31 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
9 29 (1.15%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.91%) PaaS
11 21 (0.83%) Rackspace Cloud
11 21 (0.83%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.52%) Joyent
13 12 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.24%) Office 365
14 6 (0.24%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.50%) HTTP
2 82 (3.26%) Firewall
3 79 (3.14%) Internet
3 79 (3.14%) DNS
4 33 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.07%) LDAP
5 27 (1.07%) Broadband
6 25 (0.99%) DHCP
7 24 (0.95%) SAN
8 21 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 18 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
10 17 (0.68%) NAS
10 17 (0.68%) SMTP
11 16 (0.64%) SSL
11 16 (0.64%) SSH
12 14 (0.56%) IMAP
13 12 (0.48%) VLAN
14 11 (0.44%) VPN
15 9 (0.36%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (17.81%) MySQL
2 318 (12.64%) NoSQL
3 281 (11.17%) MongoDB
4 264 (10.49%) SQL Server
5 193 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
6 179 (7.11%) Big Data
7 171 (6.80%) Hadoop
8 168 (6.68%) Relational Database
9 135 (5.37%) Redis
10 95 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 93 (3.70%) Apache Hive
12 79 (3.14%) RDBMS
13 46 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 34 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (1.31%) Mahout
17 31 (1.23%) Impala
18 28 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
18 28 (1.11%) Data Mining
19 24 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 461 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 229 (9.10%) Selenium
3 212 (8.43%) Jenkins
4 182 (7.23%) Subversion
5 169 (6.72%) Cucumber
6 125 (4.97%) WebDriver
7 117 (4.65%) TeamCity
8 115 (4.57%) JIRA
9 111 (4.41%) JUnit
10 109 (4.33%) NUnit
11 105 (4.17%) Maven
12 80 (3.18%) JMeter
13 73 (2.90%) SpecFlow
14 64 (2.54%) Grunt
15 53 (2.11%) Visual Studio
15 53 (2.11%) PhantomJS
16 51 (2.03%) FitNesse
17 46 (1.83%) Jasmine
18 41 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 40 (1.59%) Yeoman
General
1 422 (16.77%) Finance
2 152 (6.04%) Games
3 127 (5.05%) Retail
4 116 (4.61%) Banking
5 112 (4.45%) Marketing
6 100 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 74 (2.94%) Advertising
8 69 (2.74%) Back Office
9 63 (2.50%) Publishing
10 42 (1.67%) Front Office
11 37 (1.47%) Law
11 37 (1.47%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.91%) Online Betting
13 14 (0.56%) Legal
13 14 (0.56%) Automotive
14 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.40%) Billing
15 9 (0.36%) Electronics
16 7 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1275 (50.68%) Developer
2 323 (12.84%) Senior Developer
3 321 (12.76%) Java Developer
4 257 (10.21%) Architect
5 132 (5.25%) Administrator
6 111 (4.41%) .NET Developer
7 109 (4.33%) Software Developer
7 109 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
8 106 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
9 102 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 99 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 99 (3.93%) PHP Developer
11 93 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 84 (3.34%) Consultant
13 83 (3.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 81 (3.22%) Analyst
15 78 (3.10%) C# Developer
16 76 (3.02%) Lead Developer
17 74 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
17 74 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (28.10%) HTML
2 590 (23.45%) CSS
3 406 (16.14%) Web Services
4 401 (15.94%) .NET
5 363 (14.43%) Spring
6 362 (14.39%) jQuery
7 352 (13.99%) HTML5
8 293 (11.65%) REST
9 284 (11.29%) AngularJS
10 254 (10.10%) CSS3
11 217 (8.62%) Hibernate
12 197 (7.83%) RESTful
13 167 (6.64%) XML
14 161 (6.40%) ASP.NET
15 148 (5.88%) LAMP
16 147 (5.84%) SOAP
17 144 (5.72%) J2EE
18 141 (5.60%) JSON
19 139 (5.52%) KnockoutJS
20 126 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 322 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 259 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 243 (9.66%) Blog
4 155 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 148 (5.88%) User Experience
6 85 (3.38%) Algorithms
7 70 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 68 (2.70%) Digital Media
9 65 (2.58%) Visualisation
10 60 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 58 (2.31%) Management Information System
12 54 (2.15%) Social Media
13 50 (1.99%) Mathematics
14 45 (1.79%) Data Structures
15 35 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 34 (1.35%) Online Games
16 34 (1.35%) Data Integration
17 33 (1.31%) iPhone
17 33 (1.31%) Social Network
18 30 (1.19%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 634 (25.20%) Linux
2 277 (11.01%) Windows
3 180 (7.15%) Android
4 174 (6.92%) Apple iOS
5 167 (6.64%) UNIX
6 85 (3.38%) Ubuntu
7 73 (2.90%) CentOS
8 71 (2.82%) Debian
9 70 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 32 (1.27%) Solaris
11 24 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.36%) Fedora
15 8 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1344 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 744 (29.57%) TDD
3 508 (20.19%) E-Commerce
4 480 (19.08%) BDD
5 441 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
6 440 (17.49%) MVC
7 427 (16.97%) Scrum
8 406 (16.14%) OO
9 348 (13.83%) Software Engineering
10 284 (11.29%) DevOps
11 211 (8.39%) SOA
12 203 (8.07%) Pair Programming
13 172 (6.84%) Mentoring
14 152 (6.04%) Web Development
15 147 (5.84%) Test Automation
16 139 (5.52%) Analytics
17 132 (5.25%) Configuration Management
18 130 (5.17%) OOP
19 117 (4.65%) Unit Testing
20 113 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1074 (42.69%) Java
2 776 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 606 (24.09%) Python
4 519 (20.63%) SQL
5 446 (17.73%) PHP
6 429 (17.05%) Ruby
7 418 (16.61%) C#
8 210 (8.35%) Perl
9 172 (6.84%) Scala
10 153 (6.08%) C++
11 139 (5.52%) Bash Shell
12 82 (3.26%) Groovy
13 67 (2.66%) Clojure
14 60 (2.38%) R
15 59 (2.34%) C
16 55 (2.19%) Objective-C
17 50 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 50 (1.99%) T-SQL
18 45 (1.79%) PowerShell
19 40 (1.59%) Golang
Qualifications
1 414 (16.45%) Degree
2 35 (1.39%) ISEB
3 34 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.03%) PhD
5 17 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.44%) PMP
9 9 (0.36%) MCITP
9 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.24%) OCP
12 6 (0.24%) CISSP
12 6 (0.24%) MCSE
12 6 (0.24%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.20%) PCI QSA
13 5 (0.20%) CISA
13 5 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (14.31%) QA
2 14 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.40%) WCAG
4 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.32%) SLA
5 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) Basel II
6 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.12%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.079%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.079%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (1.67%) Varnish
3 32 (1.27%) Docker
4 31 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.07%) NFS
6 24 (0.95%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.72%) vSphere
8 16 (0.64%) HDFS
8 16 (0.64%) KVM
9 15 (0.60%) iptables
10 14 (0.56%) Xen
10 14 (0.56%) Active Directory
11 13 (0.52%) Apache Flume
12 11 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.44%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.36%) Postfix
14 8 (0.32%) Snort
15 7 (0.28%) LXC
16 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 248 (9.86%) Puppet
2 220 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (5.41%) Nagios
4 73 (2.90%) Ansible
5 62 (2.46%) ZABBIX
6 51 (2.03%) Vagrant
7 44 (1.75%) Cacti
8 23 (0.91%) Salt
9 19 (0.76%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.72%) logstash
11 14 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.52%) Sysprep
13 12 (0.48%) Graphite
14 11 (0.44%) Zenoss
14 11 (0.44%) OpenView
15 10 (0.40%) Pingdom
16 9 (0.36%) Oozie
16 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 7 (0.28%) Cobbler
17 7 (0.28%) Munin
Vendors
1 289 (11.49%) Oracle
2 181 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 128 (5.09%) Google
4 114 (4.53%) VMware
5 84 (3.34%) IBM
5 84 (3.34%) Red Hat
6 68 (2.70%) HP
7 64 (2.54%) hybris
8 59 (2.34%) Zend
8 59 (2.34%) Sybase
9 53 (2.11%) Facebook
10 49 (1.95%) Cisco
11 38 (1.51%) SAP
12 37 (1.47%) NetApp
13 32 (1.27%) TIBCO
14 31 (1.23%) Sitecore
15 28 (1.11%) Endeca
15 28 (1.11%) Talend
16 24 (0.95%) Splunk
17 22 (0.87%) Adobe
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +great bens,development, career
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-£60,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Pertemps Recruitment London
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday