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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 143 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 433 436 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.97% 2.06% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 5.96% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 328 367 436
Average salary £42,500 £42,501 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -48 92 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Hampshire -5 89 £41,000 -8.88% 6
Surrey +16 82 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Oxfordshire +15 54 £49,250 -1.50% 12
East Sussex -17 46 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 33 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Sussex - 14 - - 1
West Sussex -16 13 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Kent -1 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Middlesex -7 1 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 373 (43.32%) Linux
2 324 (37.63%) HTML
3 316 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 287 (33.33%) Java
6 233 (27.06%) CSS
7 229 (26.60%) MySQL
8 222 (25.78%) Web Services
9 210 (24.39%) SQL
10 198 (23.00%) PHP
11 179 (20.79%) Ruby
12 177 (20.56%) jQuery
13 174 (20.21%) Software Engineering
13 174 (20.21%) .NET
14 169 (19.63%) Degree
15 162 (18.82%) Python
16 157 (18.23%) SQL Server
17 154 (17.89%) XML
18 151 (17.54%) C#
19 147 (17.07%) Microsoft
20 137 (15.91%) Relational Database
21 135 (15.68%) Spring
22 132 (15.33%) OO
23 129 (14.98%) ASP.NET
24 127 (14.75%) Scrum
25 126 (14.63%) Oracle
26 123 (14.29%) MVC
27 122 (14.17%) Bash Shell
28 121 (14.05%) Node.js
29 120 (13.94%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 121 (14.05%) Node.js
2 112 (13.01%) Apache
3 60 (6.97%) SharePoint
4 59 (6.85%) Drupal
5 56 (6.50%) Tomcat
6 43 (4.99%) CMS
6 43 (4.99%) WordPress
7 37 (4.30%) IIS
8 36 (4.18%) Confluence
9 27 (3.14%) MediaWiki
10 26 (3.02%) Joomla!
11 18 (2.09%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.97%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.97%) OpenStack
13 14 (1.63%) nginx
14 12 (1.39%) Alfresco
15 10 (1.16%) Liferay
16 7 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 86 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.70%) MS Office
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.70%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.35%) Agresso
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Compiere
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.41%) GitHub
2 60 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (3.14%) SaaS
5 8 (0.93%) IaaS
6 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.46%) PaaS
9 3 (0.35%) Office 365
10 2 (0.23%) Route 53
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.23%) Heroku
10 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.01%) TCP/IP
2 60 (6.97%) Internet
3 40 (4.65%) HTTP
4 29 (3.37%) VoIP
5 22 (2.56%) SMTP
5 22 (2.56%) Ethernet
6 17 (1.97%) Firewall
6 17 (1.97%) DNS
7 16 (1.86%) WAN
7 16 (1.86%) InfiniBand
8 11 (1.28%) LDAP
8 11 (1.28%) SAN
9 9 (1.05%) LAN
9 9 (1.05%) SSH
10 8 (0.93%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.70%) Network Security
11 6 (0.70%) IPv4
11 6 (0.70%) SNMP
11 6 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (0.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (26.60%) MySQL
2 157 (18.23%) SQL Server
3 137 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 107 (12.43%) RDBMS
5 78 (9.06%) Big Data
6 72 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (7.78%) MongoDB
8 53 (6.16%) NoSQL
9 33 (3.83%) Hadoop
9 33 (3.83%) Oracle Database
10 28 (3.25%) HBase
11 24 (2.79%) RavenDB
12 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.97%) Redis
15 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.39%) Apache Accumulo
16 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.36%) Selenium
3 67 (7.78%) Subversion
4 64 (7.43%) Jenkins
5 53 (6.16%) Cucumber
6 52 (6.04%) JIRA
7 38 (4.41%) WebDriver
8 37 (4.30%) Maven
8 37 (4.30%) JUnit
9 35 (4.07%) WATIR
10 30 (3.48%) TeamCity
10 30 (3.48%) Eclipse
11 27 (3.14%) NUnit
12 25 (2.90%) JMeter
12 25 (2.90%) ReSharper
13 24 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (2.79%) Moq
13 24 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
13 24 (2.79%) NCrunch
14 21 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (6.50%) Marketing
2 48 (5.57%) Finance
3 43 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.95%) Retail
5 19 (2.21%) Banking
6 10 (1.16%) Back Office
7 9 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.05%) Legal
8 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 6 (0.70%) French Language
10 4 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.46%) Law
11 3 (0.35%) Front Office
11 3 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 359 (41.70%) Developer
2 109 (12.66%) Administrator
3 106 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
4 90 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
5 89 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 86 (9.99%) Software Engineer
7 82 (9.52%) Java Developer
8 77 (8.94%) Web Developer
9 69 (8.01%) Senior Developer
10 63 (7.32%) .NET Developer
11 62 (7.20%) PHP Developer
12 45 (5.23%) QA Engineer
13 44 (5.11%) C# Developer
14 42 (4.88%) Analyst
15 40 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
15 40 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
16 36 (4.18%) Consultant
17 35 (4.07%) Tester
17 35 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
18 32 (3.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (37.63%) HTML
2 233 (27.06%) CSS
3 222 (25.78%) Web Services
4 177 (20.56%) jQuery
5 174 (20.21%) .NET
6 154 (17.89%) XML
7 135 (15.68%) Spring
8 129 (14.98%) ASP.NET
9 101 (11.73%) .NET Framework
10 100 (11.61%) HTML5
11 85 (9.87%) J2EE
12 72 (8.36%) Hibernate
13 70 (8.13%) LAMP
14 68 (7.90%) Ajax
15 64 (7.43%) SOAP
15 64 (7.43%) CSS3
16 60 (6.97%) AngularJS
16 60 (6.97%) WCF
17 47 (5.46%) WF
17 47 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.85%) Computer Science
2 53 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.41%) Social Media
5 31 (3.60%) User Experience
6 28 (3.25%) Blog
7 23 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.21%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.39%) GIS
11 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.05%) Social Network
12 8 (0.93%) Kindle
13 7 (0.81%) Replication
14 6 (0.70%) Derivative
14 6 (0.70%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.58%) Remote Sensing
15 5 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 373 (43.32%) Linux
2 116 (13.47%) Windows
3 95 (11.03%) UNIX
4 61 (7.08%) Ubuntu
5 52 (6.04%) Debian
6 27 (3.14%) Windows 7
7 26 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (2.79%) CentOS
10 23 (2.67%) Android
11 19 (2.21%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.86%) OpenBSD
14 13 (1.51%) Solaris
15 12 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.28%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.93%) Fedora
19 6 (0.70%) AIX
19 6 (0.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (20.21%) Software Engineering
3 132 (15.33%) OO
4 127 (14.75%) Scrum
5 123 (14.29%) MVC
6 120 (13.94%) TDD
7 119 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 83 (9.64%) Configuration Management
10 71 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (7.67%) Mentoring
12 61 (7.08%) BDD
13 56 (6.50%) Analytics
13 56 (6.50%) DevOps
14 52 (6.04%) Web Development
15 49 (5.69%) Pair Programming
16 47 (5.46%) System Testing
16 47 (5.46%) Test Scripting
17 40 (4.65%) ERP
18 39 (4.53%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 296 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 287 (33.33%) Java
3 210 (24.39%) SQL
4 198 (23.00%) PHP
5 179 (20.79%) Ruby
6 162 (18.82%) Python
7 151 (17.54%) C#
8 122 (14.17%) Bash Shell
9 114 (13.24%) Perl
10 73 (8.48%) VB.NET
11 50 (5.81%) C++
12 48 (5.57%) C
13 30 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 29 (3.37%) PHP5
15 23 (2.67%) Scala
16 20 (2.32%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.28%) VB
19 10 (1.16%) Groovy
20 5 (0.58%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 169 (19.63%) Degree
2 88 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
5 17 (1.97%) ISEB
6 16 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.28%) CISSP
9 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.93%) RHCE
11 6 (0.70%) MCITP
12 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.46%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.46%) CCNA
13 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.23%) MCSE
14 2 (0.23%) CCNP
14 2 (0.23%) EXIN
14 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.55%) QA
2 29 (3.37%) SLA
3 15 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.90%) KVM
3 16 (1.86%) NFS
4 14 (1.63%) Snort
5 12 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.39%) vSphere
6 9 (1.05%) Samba
6 9 (1.05%) HDFS
7 8 (0.93%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.58%) Varnish
8 5 (0.58%) Postfix
8 5 (0.58%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.35%) Nmap
11 2 (0.23%) Squid
11 2 (0.23%) Xen
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 113 (13.12%) Puppet
2 55 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (4.18%) Nagios
4 10 (1.16%) Opsview
5 9 (1.05%) Cacti
6 8 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.46%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.35%) Nessus
9 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.23%) Munin
9 2 (0.23%) Ansible
9 2 (0.23%) Salt
9 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.12%) WMI
10 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 147 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 126 (14.63%) Oracle
3 61 (7.08%) Red Hat
4 37 (4.30%) VMware
5 29 (3.37%) Endeca
6 26 (3.02%) Zend
7 24 (2.79%) RedPrairie
7 24 (2.79%) JBoss
8 23 (2.67%) Cisco
9 12 (1.39%) Adobe
10 10 (1.16%) HP
10 10 (1.16%) GigaSpaces
11 9 (1.05%) Google
11 9 (1.05%) IBM
12 8 (0.93%) Twitter
13 7 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.70%) Cognos
15 5 (0.58%) SAP
15 5 (0.58%) Talend
16 4 (0.46%) Ektron
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Flex Hours
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plust benefits and profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Creation Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £3000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago