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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 157 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 388 437 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 1.96% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.42% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 305 350 337
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £57,750
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 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
17514 18044 16603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.11% 80.98% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14355 13966 13497
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +15 107 £45,000 -12.19% 20
Surrey -10 76 £52,500 +23.52% 7
Hampshire +1 63 £47,500 +13.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 60 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Oxfordshire -18 38 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East Sussex -11 26 £42,500 - 4
Kent -3 10 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Sussex -10 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Middlesex -1 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 397 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 336 (42.11%) Linux
4 308 (38.60%) HTML
5 301 (37.72%) CSS
6 258 (32.33%) Java
7 248 (31.08%) PHP
8 241 (30.20%) Python
9 198 (24.81%) jQuery
10 187 (23.43%) SQL
11 179 (22.43%) OO
12 161 (20.18%) MVC
13 159 (19.92%) MySQL
14 140 (17.54%) Ruby
15 138 (17.29%) Perl
16 135 (16.92%) Software Engineering
17 126 (15.79%) TDD
18 125 (15.66%) C#
19 122 (15.29%) Web Services
20 121 (15.16%) Windows
20 121 (15.16%) NoSQL
21 119 (14.91%) Git (software)
22 116 (14.54%) Puppet
23 114 (14.29%) Oracle
24 111 (13.91%) .NET
25 110 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
26 108 (13.53%) AngularJS
27 105 (13.16%) Web Development
28 104 (13.03%) Degree
29 99 (12.41%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 96 (12.03%) Node.js
2 93 (11.65%) Apache
3 54 (6.77%) JBoss
4 44 (5.51%) WebSphere
5 42 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 29 (3.63%) CMS
7 28 (3.51%) Tomcat
8 27 (3.38%) Confluence
9 24 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 20 (2.51%) Apache Spark
10 20 (2.51%) Drupal
11 18 (2.26%) Moodle
11 18 (2.26%) Apache Pig
12 16 (2.01%) Mule ESB
12 16 (2.01%) Mule
12 16 (2.01%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.25%) WordPress
15 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.13%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 23 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.00%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Open Workbench
4 3 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.50%) Magento
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.63%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.53%) SaaS
2 44 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (5.01%) PaaS
4 31 (3.88%) GitHub
5 20 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.13%) IaaS
8 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.25%) Office 365
10 2 (0.25%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 99 (12.41%) Internet
2 36 (4.51%) Firewall
3 34 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.88%) HTTP
5 21 (2.63%) DNS
6 20 (2.51%) LDAP
6 20 (2.51%) WAN
7 16 (2.01%) DHCP
8 15 (1.88%) LAN
9 13 (1.63%) VLAN
10 11 (1.38%) MPLS
11 6 (0.75%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.75%) Broadband
12 5 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (0.50%) VoIP
14 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.38%) OSPF
14 3 (0.38%) BGP
14 3 (0.38%) SAN
15 2 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (19.92%) MySQL
2 121 (15.16%) NoSQL
3 95 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 94 (11.78%) Big Data
5 76 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 68 (8.52%) Relational Database
7 38 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.51%) Apache Hive
11 20 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (2.13%) HBase
12 17 (2.13%) Redis
13 16 (2.01%) Couchbase
14 14 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.75%) JasperReports
15 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 119 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 95 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 80 (10.03%) Selenium
4 65 (8.15%) JIRA
5 50 (6.27%) Subversion
6 46 (5.76%) JUnit
7 44 (5.51%) PHPUnit
8 37 (4.64%) Eclipse
9 31 (3.88%) Ant
10 23 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 18 (2.26%) CruiseControl
12 16 (2.01%) NUnit
13 15 (1.88%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.75%) Maven
15 12 (1.50%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.25%) ReSharper
16 10 (1.25%) LoadRunner
17 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
18 8 (1.00%) JMeter
19 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 43 (5.39%) Finance
2 39 (4.89%) Marketing
3 38 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.50%) Publishing
5 10 (1.25%) Games
6 9 (1.13%) Law
7 8 (1.00%) Local Government
8 7 (0.88%) Back Office
9 6 (0.75%) Banking
10 5 (0.63%) Legal
10 5 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Retail
12 2 (0.25%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 402 (50.38%) Developer
2 97 (12.16%) Web Developer
3 96 (12.03%) Java Developer
4 82 (10.28%) Software Engineer
5 65 (8.15%) PHP Developer
6 61 (7.64%) Architect
7 60 (7.52%) Senior Developer
8 49 (6.14%) Administrator
9 47 (5.89%) Analyst
10 44 (5.51%) Lead Developer
11 40 (5.01%) Software Developer
12 39 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
12 39 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
13 38 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
13 38 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 34 (4.26%) Lead Web Developer
16 28 (3.51%) .NET Developer
17 27 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
18 25 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (38.60%) HTML
2 301 (37.72%) CSS
3 198 (24.81%) jQuery
4 122 (15.29%) Web Services
5 111 (13.91%) .NET
6 108 (13.53%) AngularJS
7 90 (11.28%) HTML5
8 86 (10.78%) Spring
9 75 (9.40%) XML
9 75 (9.40%) CSS3
10 74 (9.27%) REST
11 72 (9.02%) Hibernate
12 56 (7.02%) LAMP
13 50 (6.27%) J2EE
14 49 (6.14%) Middleware
15 47 (5.89%) Ajax
16 45 (5.64%) Symfony
17 44 (5.51%) ASP.NET
18 42 (5.26%) Backbone.js
19 40 (5.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 78 (9.77%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.51%) User Experience
4 31 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 29 (3.63%) Data Centre
7 24 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.63%) E-Learning
9 17 (2.13%) Clustering
10 14 (1.75%) Derivative
10 14 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.63%) Social Network
12 12 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.38%) Social Media
14 10 (1.25%) Web 2.0
15 8 (1.00%) Data Extraction
16 7 (0.88%) IPTV
16 7 (0.88%) Statistics
16 7 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 336 (42.11%) Linux
2 121 (15.16%) Windows
3 78 (9.77%) UNIX
4 45 (5.64%) CentOS
5 32 (4.01%) Android
6 28 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
7 20 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.63%) Debian
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (22.43%) OO
3 161 (20.18%) MVC
4 135 (16.92%) Software Engineering
5 126 (15.79%) TDD
6 110 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (13.16%) Web Development
8 91 (11.40%) DevOps
9 89 (11.15%) BDD
10 86 (10.78%) Scrum
11 67 (8.40%) OOP
12 65 (8.15%) Configuration Management
13 55 (6.89%) Mobile Application Development
14 48 (6.02%) SOA
15 47 (5.89%) Mentoring
16 45 (5.64%) SDLC
17 44 (5.51%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.51%) Unit Testing
18 37 (4.64%) Analytics
19 36 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 373 (46.74%) JavaScript
2 258 (32.33%) Java
3 248 (31.08%) PHP
4 241 (30.20%) Python
5 187 (23.43%) SQL
6 140 (17.54%) Ruby
7 138 (17.29%) Perl
8 125 (15.66%) C#
9 34 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.63%) C++
11 20 (2.51%) PHP5
11 20 (2.51%) Scala
12 17 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.38%) C
14 11 (1.38%) R
15 10 (1.25%) VB
16 8 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.75%) ActionScript
18 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (13.03%) Degree
2 69 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.26%) CCNP
3 18 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.13%) CCNA
5 15 (1.88%) RHCE
6 14 (1.75%) RHCSA
7 13 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.75%) JNCIE
8 6 (0.75%) ISEB
8 6 (0.75%) CCIE
9 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.50%) CISSP
11 3 (0.38%) PMP
11 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.38%) GCIH
11 3 (0.38%) CEH
11 3 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.26%) QA
2 8 (1.00%) SLA
2 8 (1.00%) COBIT
3 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (1.88%) HDFS
4 10 (1.25%) vCloud
5 9 (1.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.50%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.38%) Snort
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.25%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Varnish
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) Docker
9 2 (0.25%) oVirt
9 2 (0.25%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 116 (14.54%) Puppet
2 69 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.01%) ZABBIX
4 12 (1.50%) Nagios
5 9 (1.13%) OpenView
5 9 (1.13%) Cacti
5 9 (1.13%) Ganglia
6 8 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.88%) Ansible
8 6 (0.75%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.13%) WSUS
12 1 (0.13%) SCCM
12 1 (0.13%) StatsD
12 1 (0.13%) logstash
12 1 (0.13%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 114 (14.29%) Oracle
2 92 (11.53%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.27%) VMware
4 52 (6.52%) Zend
5 39 (4.89%) Red Hat
6 32 (4.01%) Cisco
7 29 (3.63%) HP
8 26 (3.26%) Splunk
9 16 (2.01%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.75%) Endeca
10 14 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.25%) Google
11 10 (1.25%) SAP
12 9 (1.13%) BMC
13 8 (1.00%) Twitter
14 7 (0.88%) Citrix
14 7 (0.88%) Sun
15 6 (0.75%) IBM
15 6 (0.75%) Demandware
16 5 (0.63%) Sybase
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago