The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 138 136 166
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 433 451 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.10% 1.98% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.96% 5.38% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 323 414 300
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7268 8387 8078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 36.75% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5621 6641 6618
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey +7 105 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire -14 98 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Hampshire +15 54 £45,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -2 44 £50,000 +17.64% 6
East Sussex -3 40 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 39 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Kent +19 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Middlesex +24 12 £65,000 -
West Sussex -2 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Home Counties - 2 £82,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 395 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (43.46%) JavaScript
3 370 (42.09%) Linux
4 309 (35.15%) HTML
5 289 (32.88%) Java
6 283 (32.20%) CSS
7 280 (31.85%) Python
8 260 (29.58%) PHP
9 194 (22.07%) jQuery
10 189 (21.50%) Ruby
11 183 (20.82%) SQL
12 178 (20.25%) MVC
13 167 (19.00%) Perl
14 166 (18.89%) Software Engineering
15 155 (17.63%) Windows
16 147 (16.72%) OO
17 136 (15.47%) .NET
18 135 (15.36%) MySQL
19 134 (15.24%) Web Development
20 128 (14.56%) TDD
21 123 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
22 119 (13.54%) Node.js
23 111 (12.63%) Web Services
23 111 (12.63%) Microsoft
24 110 (12.51%) C#
25 107 (12.17%) Internet
25 107 (12.17%) Degree
25 107 (12.17%) Git (software)
26 102 (11.60%) Computer Science
26 102 (11.60%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 119 (13.54%) Node.js
2 68 (7.74%) Apache
3 36 (4.10%) JBoss
4 34 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.87%) Drupal
5 32 (3.64%) CMS
6 28 (3.19%) Confluence
7 27 (3.07%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.62%) WebLogic
9 20 (2.28%) Apache Pig
10 17 (1.93%) WordPress
10 17 (1.93%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.59%) Moodle
12 13 (1.48%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.48%) IIS
13 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.25%) nginx
13 11 (1.25%) Mule
14 10 (1.14%) Umbraco
14 10 (1.14%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 50 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.34%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.37%) SaaS
3 32 (3.64%) GitHub
4 23 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (2.16%) PaaS
6 11 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.80%) IaaS
9 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.46%) Office 365
9 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.23%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.23%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 107 (12.17%) Internet
2 70 (7.96%) Firewall
3 52 (5.92%) DNS
4 44 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 44 (5.01%) WAN
5 43 (4.89%) DHCP
6 36 (4.10%) HTTP
6 36 (4.10%) VLAN
7 35 (3.98%) MPLS
8 29 (3.30%) LAN
9 23 (2.62%) LDAP
10 19 (2.16%) Network Security
11 17 (1.93%) VoIP
12 15 (1.71%) IPsec
13 12 (1.37%) VPN
14 11 (1.25%) Intranet
15 10 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
16 9 (1.02%) Broadband
16 9 (1.02%) SAN
16 9 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.36%) MySQL
2 94 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 93 (10.58%) NoSQL
4 75 (8.53%) Big Data
5 49 (5.57%) SQL Server
5 49 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.28%) Apache Hive
9 17 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.25%) Redis
12 10 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.91%) Sqoop
15 7 (0.80%) HBase
15 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 107 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 93 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 81 (9.22%) Selenium
4 58 (6.60%) JIRA
5 52 (5.92%) Subversion
6 44 (5.01%) JUnit
7 36 (4.10%) PHPUnit
8 33 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 28 (3.19%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.96%) Maven
11 24 (2.73%) JMeter
11 24 (2.73%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.62%) NUnit
13 22 (2.50%) WebDriver
14 21 (2.39%) Ant
15 12 (1.37%) ReSharper
16 9 (1.02%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.02%) Mockito
16 9 (1.02%) CruiseControl
17 7 (0.80%) jMock
General
1 53 (6.03%) Marketing
2 48 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.32%) Finance
4 23 (2.62%) Games
5 15 (1.71%) Publishing
6 11 (1.25%) Advertising
7 10 (1.14%) Military
8 9 (1.02%) Local Government
9 7 (0.80%) Legal
10 5 (0.57%) French Language
10 5 (0.57%) Law
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 2 (0.23%) Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Retail
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 407 (46.30%) Developer
2 103 (11.72%) Software Engineer
3 99 (11.26%) Java Developer
4 77 (8.76%) Web Developer
5 75 (8.53%) PHP Developer
6 71 (8.08%) Senior Developer
7 69 (7.85%) Administrator
8 66 (7.51%) Linux Administrator
9 62 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
9 62 (7.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 57 (6.48%) Architect
11 49 (5.57%) Lead Developer
12 45 (5.12%) Software Developer
13 43 (4.89%) .NET Developer
14 38 (4.32%) Analyst
14 38 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
16 35 (3.98%) Java Software Engineer
16 35 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (2.96%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (35.15%) HTML
2 283 (32.20%) CSS
3 194 (22.07%) jQuery
4 136 (15.47%) .NET
5 111 (12.63%) Web Services
6 102 (11.60%) AngularJS
7 99 (11.26%) Spring
8 98 (11.15%) HTML5
9 80 (9.10%) LAMP
10 79 (8.99%) CSS3
11 77 (8.76%) Ajax
12 76 (8.65%) XML
13 73 (8.30%) Hibernate
14 71 (8.08%) REST
15 54 (6.14%) ASP.NET
16 49 (5.57%) J2EE
17 43 (4.89%) JSON
18 38 (4.32%) Backbone.js
19 37 (4.21%) Symfony
20 30 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.60%) Computer Science
2 72 (8.19%) Mobile App
3 57 (6.48%) User Experience
4 32 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.28%) Derivative
7 19 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.93%) E-Learning
9 16 (1.82%) Web 2.0
9 16 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.82%) Kindle
9 16 (1.82%) Social Network
10 13 (1.48%) Social Media
10 13 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.37%) iPhone
12 11 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.91%) IPTV
13 8 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
14 7 (0.80%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 370 (42.09%) Linux
2 155 (17.63%) Windows
3 61 (6.94%) UNIX
4 43 (4.89%) CentOS
5 35 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (3.64%) Android
8 26 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
10 20 (2.28%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.37%) Windows Phone
13 11 (1.25%) Solaris
14 8 (0.91%) Debian
15 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.23%) VMS
18 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (20.25%) MVC
3 166 (18.89%) Software Engineering
4 147 (16.72%) OO
5 134 (15.24%) Web Development
6 128 (14.56%) TDD
7 123 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (10.13%) DevOps
8 89 (10.13%) Scrum
9 74 (8.42%) BDD
10 61 (6.94%) Configuration Management
11 52 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
12 42 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 42 (4.78%) OOP
13 41 (4.66%) SOA
14 38 (4.32%) Analytics
14 38 (4.32%) Test Automation
15 37 (4.21%) Cyber Security
15 37 (4.21%) E-Commerce
16 36 (4.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (43.46%) JavaScript
2 289 (32.88%) Java
3 280 (31.85%) Python
4 260 (29.58%) PHP
5 189 (21.50%) Ruby
6 183 (20.82%) SQL
7 167 (19.00%) Perl
8 110 (12.51%) C#
9 59 (6.71%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.41%) C++
11 26 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.28%) C
13 16 (1.82%) Scala
14 14 (1.59%) VB
15 13 (1.48%) R
15 13 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.91%) VBScript
17 8 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (12.17%) Degree
2 61 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 50 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (5.35%) CCNA
5 31 (3.53%) CCNP
6 29 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 23 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 22 (2.50%) RHCE
9 21 (2.39%) RHCSA
10 14 (1.59%) CCIE
11 10 (1.14%) JNCIE
12 6 (0.68%) CISSP
13 5 (0.57%) ISEB
14 4 (0.46%) MBA
14 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
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%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.83%) QA
2 22 (2.50%) SLA
3 16 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.02%) COBIT
5 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.23%) FISMA
System Software
1 64 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.25%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.80%) HDFS
7 6 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.68%) vSphere
7 6 (0.68%) Kamailio
8 5 (0.57%) vCloud
8 5 (0.57%) Varnish
8 5 (0.57%) Snort
8 5 (0.57%) Xen
9 4 (0.46%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (0.46%) KVM
10 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.23%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 98 (11.15%) Puppet
2 60 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.93%) Nagios
4 13 (1.48%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.14%) OpenView
5 10 (1.14%) Cacti
5 10 (1.14%) Ganglia
6 7 (0.80%) Ansible
6 7 (0.80%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (0.68%) SCCM
8 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.34%) Opsview
9 3 (0.34%) cPanel
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.23%) Nessus
10 2 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 111 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.13%) Oracle
3 83 (9.44%) VMware
4 63 (7.17%) Cisco
5 62 (7.05%) Red Hat
6 54 (6.14%) Zend
7 29 (3.30%) HP
8 28 (3.19%) Google
9 23 (2.62%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.82%) SAP
10 16 (1.82%) Endeca
11 13 (1.48%) Splunk
12 11 (1.25%) Citrix
12 11 (1.25%) Adobe
12 11 (1.25%) Juniper
13 10 (1.14%) BMC
13 10 (1.14%) Sun
14 8 (0.91%) RedDot
14 8 (0.91%) OpenText
15 7 (0.80%) Twitter
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Global Travel
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £80k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £85k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £80k OTE £160k, Car Allowance , Health, Pension, Life Cover
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very negotiable salary with outstanding benefits package i
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bennifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: 2 days ago