The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 158 146 153
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 380 435 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 1.89% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.36% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 273 386 337
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Open Source
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South East region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the South East

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the South East

Open Source
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Berkshire -1 95 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Surrey -8 89 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire +17 50 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -19 48 £47,000 +9.94% 5
Oxfordshire +1 43 £60,000 +23.71% 14
East Sussex -6 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Kent -2 18 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Middlesex +15 11 £58,750 +17.50%
West Sussex -4 2 £37,500 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 409 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (44.95%) JavaScript
3 358 (41.06%) Linux
4 310 (35.55%) HTML
5 305 (34.98%) CSS
6 289 (33.14%) Java
7 280 (32.11%) Python
8 266 (30.50%) PHP
9 209 (23.97%) jQuery
10 185 (21.22%) SQL
11 183 (20.99%) Ruby
12 177 (20.30%) MVC
13 156 (17.89%) Perl
14 154 (17.66%) Software Engineering
15 150 (17.20%) OO
16 138 (15.83%) Windows
17 137 (15.71%) MySQL
18 133 (15.25%) Web Development
19 126 (14.45%) Web Services
20 124 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
21 121 (13.88%) TDD
22 120 (13.76%) Git (software)
23 118 (13.53%) C#
24 116 (13.30%) .NET
25 113 (12.96%) Degree
26 112 (12.84%) Node.js
27 109 (12.50%) AngularJS
27 109 (12.50%) Internet
28 108 (12.39%) NoSQL
29 105 (12.04%) Puppet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 112 (12.84%) Node.js
2 81 (9.29%) Apache
3 53 (6.08%) JBoss
4 46 (5.28%) WebSphere
5 42 (4.82%) WebLogic
6 34 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 30 (3.44%) CMS
8 26 (2.98%) Drupal
9 25 (2.87%) Confluence
10 22 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 21 (2.41%) Apache Pig
12 19 (2.18%) Moodle
13 16 (1.83%) IIS
14 15 (1.72%) Mule
14 15 (1.72%) Apache Spark
15 14 (1.61%) Mule ESB
16 12 (1.38%) WordPress
17 11 (1.26%) Eucalyptus
18 9 (1.03%) nginx
18 9 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.80%) MS Office
4 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.69%) Magento
5 5 (0.57%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.37%) SaaS
2 55 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.01%) PaaS
3 35 (4.01%) GitHub
4 17 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.92%) IaaS
8 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.23%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (12.50%) Internet
2 60 (6.88%) Firewall
3 37 (4.24%) HTTP
3 37 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 36 (4.13%) DNS
5 33 (3.78%) WAN
6 30 (3.44%) DHCP
7 27 (3.10%) LAN
7 27 (3.10%) LDAP
8 25 (2.87%) VLAN
9 22 (2.52%) MPLS
10 13 (1.49%) VoIP
11 11 (1.26%) Intranet
12 9 (1.03%) Broadband
13 8 (0.92%) Network Security
13 8 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
15 6 (0.69%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.69%) FTP
16 5 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (15.71%) MySQL
2 108 (12.39%) NoSQL
3 103 (11.81%) MongoDB
4 90 (10.32%) Big Data
5 63 (7.22%) SQL Server
6 56 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 31 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.64%) Oracle Database
10 21 (2.41%) Apache Hive
11 18 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.72%) Redis
14 11 (1.26%) HBase
14 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.15%) JasperReports
15 10 (1.15%) Couchbase
16 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 120 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 96 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 90 (10.32%) Selenium
4 65 (7.45%) JIRA
5 53 (6.08%) Subversion
6 52 (5.96%) JUnit
7 39 (4.47%) PHPUnit
8 37 (4.24%) Eclipse
9 31 (3.56%) Ant
10 28 (3.21%) Visual Studio
11 23 (2.64%) Maven
11 23 (2.64%) WebDriver
12 21 (2.41%) JMeter
13 20 (2.29%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.95%) NUnit
15 14 (1.61%) CruiseControl
16 12 (1.38%) ReSharper
17 11 (1.26%) LoadRunner
18 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (0.80%) PEAR
General
1 52 (5.96%) Finance
2 51 (5.85%) Marketing
3 45 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.29%) Games
5 19 (2.18%) Publishing
6 10 (1.15%) Law
7 9 (1.03%) Local Government
8 7 (0.80%) Military
8 7 (0.80%) Banking
9 6 (0.69%) Advertising
9 6 (0.69%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Retail
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 416 (47.71%) Developer
2 103 (11.81%) Software Engineer
3 98 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 87 (9.98%) Web Developer
5 79 (9.06%) PHP Developer
6 74 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 66 (7.57%) Architect
8 60 (6.88%) Administrator
9 53 (6.08%) Lead Developer
10 52 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
11 49 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
12 48 (5.50%) Analyst
12 48 (5.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 44 (5.05%) Software Developer
13 44 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
15 40 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
16 36 (4.13%) .NET Developer
17 33 (3.78%) Lead Web Developer
18 28 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (35.55%) HTML
2 305 (34.98%) CSS
3 209 (23.97%) jQuery
4 126 (14.45%) Web Services
5 116 (13.30%) .NET
6 109 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 93 (10.67%) HTML5
8 88 (10.09%) Spring
9 84 (9.63%) XML
10 80 (9.17%) CSS3
11 74 (8.49%) REST
12 70 (8.03%) LAMP
13 67 (7.68%) Ajax
14 65 (7.45%) Hibernate
15 47 (5.39%) ASP.NET
16 45 (5.16%) J2EE
16 45 (5.16%) JSON
17 44 (5.05%) Middleware
18 42 (4.82%) Backbone.js
19 39 (4.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 73 (8.37%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.73%) User Experience
4 45 (5.16%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.29%) E-Learning
9 19 (2.18%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.83%) Derivative
11 15 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.61%) Social Media
12 14 (1.61%) Social Network
13 13 (1.49%) Web 2.0
13 13 (1.49%) Clustering
14 11 (1.26%) Statistics
15 9 (1.03%) Kindle
16 8 (0.92%) Data Extraction
16 8 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 358 (41.06%) Linux
2 138 (15.83%) Windows
3 63 (7.22%) UNIX
4 43 (4.93%) CentOS
5 31 (3.56%) Android
6 28 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 22 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
10 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.15%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.80%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.57%) Debian
14 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.46%) Solaris
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (20.30%) MVC
3 154 (17.66%) Software Engineering
4 150 (17.20%) OO
5 133 (15.25%) Web Development
6 124 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (13.88%) TDD
8 97 (11.12%) DevOps
9 79 (9.06%) BDD
10 73 (8.37%) Scrum
11 64 (7.34%) Configuration Management
12 60 (6.88%) SOA
13 55 (6.31%) OOP
14 51 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 51 (5.85%) SDLC
15 49 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
16 41 (4.70%) Analytics
16 41 (4.70%) Test Automation
17 39 (4.47%) E-Commerce
18 38 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 392 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 289 (33.14%) Java
3 280 (32.11%) Python
4 266 (30.50%) PHP
5 185 (21.22%) SQL
6 183 (20.99%) Ruby
7 156 (17.89%) Perl
8 118 (13.53%) C#
9 49 (5.62%) Bash Shell
10 28 (3.21%) C++
11 19 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.83%) C
13 15 (1.72%) Scala
14 14 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.61%) VB
15 13 (1.49%) R
16 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.92%) HiveQL
18 7 (0.80%) ActionScript
19 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (12.96%) Degree
2 67 (7.68%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (3.90%) CCNA
5 30 (3.44%) CCNP
6 25 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.06%) RHCE
9 17 (1.95%) RHCSA
10 14 (1.61%) CCIE
11 10 (1.15%) JNCIE
12 6 (0.69%) CISSP
13 5 (0.57%) ISEB
14 4 (0.46%) MBA
14 4 (0.46%) CHFI
14 4 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.46%) VCP4
15 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.34%) GCIH
15 3 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.19%) QA
2 11 (1.26%) SLA
3 9 (1.03%) COBIT
3 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.23%) FISMA
System Software
1 55 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.92%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.92%) HDFS
5 7 (0.80%) vCloud
5 7 (0.80%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.57%) Snort
7 4 (0.46%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Varnish
8 3 (0.34%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.23%) Xen
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Docker
9 2 (0.23%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 105 (12.04%) Puppet
2 63 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.49%) Nagios
4 11 (1.26%) Cacti
4 11 (1.26%) Ganglia
4 11 (1.26%) OpenView
5 9 (1.03%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.03%) Ansible
6 8 (0.92%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.80%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.46%) SCCM
9 3 (0.34%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.23%) Nessus
10 2 (0.23%) Nmap
10 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 102 (11.70%) Oracle
2 88 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 70 (8.03%) VMware
4 58 (6.65%) Zend
5 51 (5.85%) Cisco
6 45 (5.16%) Red Hat
7 30 (3.44%) HP
8 28 (3.21%) Google
9 23 (2.64%) Splunk
10 22 (2.52%) CheckPoint
11 18 (2.06%) SAP
12 14 (1.61%) Endeca
13 11 (1.26%) Sun
13 11 (1.26%) BMC
14 10 (1.15%) Adobe
15 9 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.03%) Twitter
16 8 (0.92%) OpenText
16 8 (0.92%) RedDot
17 6 (0.69%) IBM
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package i
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 Days Hols & Ski Trip
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + parking,health,life, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago