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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 150 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 402 434 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 2.05% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.09% 5.90% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 299 366 421
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
7905 7362 8149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.23% 34.77% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 6024 6784
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 £64,500 £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 30 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 30 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
Hampshire -18 86 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Berkshire -54 80 £48,750 +8.33% 10
Surrey +6 77 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Oxfordshire +6 51 £50,000 - 11
East Sussex -23 38 £42,500 +37.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +35 34 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Sussex - 16 - - 1
West Sussex -10 14 £33,750 +1.50%
Kent -2 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 355 (42.31%) Linux
2 324 (38.62%) HTML
3 321 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (35.64%) JavaScript
5 280 (33.37%) Java
6 239 (28.49%) CSS
7 219 (26.10%) MySQL
8 217 (25.86%) Web Services
9 208 (24.79%) SQL
10 191 (22.77%) PHP
11 182 (21.69%) jQuery
12 177 (21.10%) .NET
13 172 (20.50%) Software Engineering
14 171 (20.38%) Ruby
15 163 (19.43%) Degree
16 155 (18.47%) SQL Server
17 154 (18.36%) C#
17 154 (18.36%) Python
18 146 (17.40%) XML
19 142 (16.92%) Microsoft
20 135 (16.09%) Relational Database
21 132 (15.73%) ASP.NET
22 131 (15.61%) OO
23 127 (15.14%) MVC
23 127 (15.14%) Spring
24 126 (15.02%) Scrum
25 123 (14.66%) TDD
26 122 (14.54%) Oracle
27 121 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
28 119 (14.18%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 119 (14.18%) Node.js
2 103 (12.28%) Apache
3 64 (7.63%) Drupal
4 55 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 53 (6.32%) Tomcat
6 44 (5.24%) WordPress
7 42 (5.01%) CMS
8 38 (4.53%) Confluence
9 37 (4.41%) IIS
10 26 (3.10%) Joomla!
10 26 (3.10%) MediaWiki
11 18 (2.15%) OpenStack
11 18 (2.15%) WebSphere
12 17 (2.03%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.55%) nginx
14 11 (1.31%) Alfresco
15 9 (1.07%) Liferay
16 7 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 83 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.72%) MS Office
4 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.36%) Agresso
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) Compiere
4 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.89%) GitHub
2 61 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (3.22%) SaaS
5 8 (0.95%) IaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.24%) Heroku
9 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.99%) TCP/IP
2 60 (7.15%) Internet
3 41 (4.89%) HTTP
4 30 (3.58%) VoIP
5 24 (2.86%) SMTP
6 19 (2.26%) Ethernet
7 17 (2.03%) DNS
8 16 (1.91%) WAN
9 14 (1.67%) Firewall
10 13 (1.55%) InfiniBand
11 11 (1.31%) SAN
11 11 (1.31%) LDAP
12 9 (1.07%) LAN
12 9 (1.07%) SSH
13 8 (0.95%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.72%) IPv4
14 6 (0.72%) SNMP
15 5 (0.60%) OSPF
15 5 (0.60%) BGP
15 5 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (26.10%) MySQL
2 155 (18.47%) SQL Server
3 135 (16.09%) Relational Database
4 102 (12.16%) RDBMS
5 78 (9.30%) Big Data
6 67 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (7.75%) MongoDB
8 52 (6.20%) NoSQL
9 35 (4.17%) Oracle Database
10 32 (3.81%) Hadoop
11 26 (3.10%) RavenDB
12 24 (2.86%) HBase
12 24 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (2.15%) Redis
13 18 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.43%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.31%) Apache Accumulo
16 11 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 104 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 74 (8.82%) Selenium
3 67 (7.99%) Subversion
4 63 (7.51%) Jenkins
5 54 (6.44%) Cucumber
6 53 (6.32%) JIRA
7 38 (4.53%) WebDriver
8 37 (4.41%) WATIR
9 36 (4.29%) Maven
9 36 (4.29%) JUnit
10 32 (3.81%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.46%) Eclipse
11 29 (3.46%) NUnit
12 27 (3.22%) ReSharper
13 26 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
13 26 (3.10%) Moq
13 26 (3.10%) NCrunch
14 25 (2.98%) JMeter
15 24 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
16 23 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (6.44%) Marketing
2 48 (5.72%) Finance
3 41 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.41%) Retail
5 17 (2.03%) Banking
6 12 (1.43%) Back Office
7 9 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.07%) Legal
8 7 (0.83%) Advertising
9 6 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.48%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Front Office
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 351 (41.84%) Developer
2 101 (12.04%) Administrator
3 99 (11.80%) Systems Administrator
4 86 (10.25%) Software Engineer
5 82 (9.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 82 (9.77%) Linux Administrator
6 78 (9.30%) Web Developer
7 76 (9.06%) Java Developer
8 67 (7.99%) Senior Developer
9 61 (7.27%) .NET Developer
10 59 (7.03%) PHP Developer
11 44 (5.24%) QA Engineer
12 41 (4.89%) C# Developer
13 40 (4.77%) Analyst
14 39 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
15 37 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
16 34 (4.05%) Architect
16 34 (4.05%) Tester
16 34 (4.05%) Consultant
17 33 (3.93%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (38.62%) HTML
2 239 (28.49%) CSS
3 217 (25.86%) Web Services
4 182 (21.69%) jQuery
5 177 (21.10%) .NET
6 146 (17.40%) XML
7 132 (15.73%) ASP.NET
8 127 (15.14%) Spring
9 101 (12.04%) .NET Framework
10 100 (11.92%) HTML5
11 84 (10.01%) J2EE
12 68 (8.10%) Hibernate
13 67 (7.99%) LAMP
14 66 (7.87%) Ajax
15 63 (7.51%) CSS3
15 63 (7.51%) AngularJS
16 59 (7.03%) SOAP
17 57 (6.79%) WCF
18 53 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (5.24%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 35 (4.17%) Social Media
6 29 (3.46%) User Experience
7 28 (3.34%) Blog
8 23 (2.74%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.50%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.43%) GIS
13 10 (1.19%) Social Network
14 7 (0.83%) Kindle
14 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.72%) Replication
15 6 (0.72%) Derivative
15 6 (0.72%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 355 (42.31%) Linux
2 109 (12.99%) Windows
3 97 (11.56%) UNIX
4 58 (6.91%) Ubuntu
5 51 (6.08%) Debian
6 28 (3.34%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.62%) CentOS
8 22 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (2.62%) Android
9 19 (2.26%) Mac OS X
10 18 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.79%) OpenBSD
12 12 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.43%) Solaris
13 11 (1.31%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.95%) Fedora
16 6 (0.72%) AIX
16 6 (0.72%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (20.50%) Software Engineering
3 131 (15.61%) OO
4 127 (15.14%) MVC
5 126 (15.02%) Scrum
6 123 (14.66%) TDD
7 121 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (11.08%) E-Commerce
9 79 (9.42%) Configuration Management
10 66 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 66 (7.87%) BDD
10 66 (7.87%) Mentoring
11 54 (6.44%) DevOps
11 54 (6.44%) Web Development
12 51 (6.08%) Pair Programming
13 50 (5.96%) Analytics
14 47 (5.60%) Test Scripting
15 43 (5.13%) Refactoring
15 43 (5.13%) System Testing
16 40 (4.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 299 (35.64%) JavaScript
2 280 (33.37%) Java
3 208 (24.79%) SQL
4 191 (22.77%) PHP
5 171 (20.38%) Ruby
6 154 (18.36%) C#
6 154 (18.36%) Python
7 110 (13.11%) Perl
7 110 (13.11%) Bash Shell
8 74 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 48 (5.72%) C++
10 43 (5.13%) C
11 31 (3.69%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.58%) PHP5
13 22 (2.62%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.38%) Scala
15 12 (1.43%) VB
16 10 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.07%) Groovy
18 5 (0.60%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 163 (19.43%) Degree
2 83 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.62%) CTC Cleared
5 15 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.67%) ISEB
7 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.07%) CISSP
9 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.95%) RHCE
10 4 (0.48%) MCITP
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.48%) CCNA
10 4 (0.48%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CCVP
12 2 (0.24%) CCIE
12 2 (0.24%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.87%) QA
2 25 (2.98%) SLA
3 14 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.10%) KVM
3 16 (1.91%) NFS
4 12 (1.43%) Snort
4 12 (1.43%) vSphere
5 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.19%) HDFS
7 9 (1.07%) Samba
8 8 (0.95%) Active Directory
9 5 (0.60%) Postfix
9 5 (0.60%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.60%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.36%) Varnish
10 3 (0.36%) Nmap
11 2 (0.24%) Squid
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.24%) zsh
Systems Management
1 108 (12.87%) Puppet
2 54 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.69%) Nagios
4 10 (1.19%) Opsview
5 8 (0.95%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.83%) Cacti
7 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.36%) Nessus
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.12%) StatsD
10 1 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.12%) WMI
10 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 142 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 122 (14.54%) Oracle
3 55 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 35 (4.17%) VMware
5 33 (3.93%) Endeca
6 26 (3.10%) RedPrairie
7 25 (2.98%) Zend
8 24 (2.86%) JBoss
9 21 (2.50%) Cisco
10 14 (1.67%) Adobe
11 10 (1.19%) HP
12 9 (1.07%) IBM
12 9 (1.07%) GigaSpaces
13 8 (0.95%) Google
13 8 (0.95%) Twitter
14 7 (0.83%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.72%) Cognos
16 5 (0.60%) SAP
16 5 (0.60%) Talend
17 4 (0.48%) Ektron
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + good salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
CatchFish.Net
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Flex Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago