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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 155 144 148
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 410 462 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 2.21% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.63% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 329 374 297
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -31 88 £62,500 +19.04% 11
Surrey -17 85 £65,000 +23.80% 14
Buckinghamshire +51 76 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Oxfordshire -2 72 £47,250 +9.88% 4
Hampshire +11 52 £47,500 +11.76% 8
East Sussex -8 19 £48,500 +23.49% 5
West Sussex +2 8 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Middlesex +12 2 £68,750 +25.00%
Kent -32 2 £47,500 - 6
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 478 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (51.69%) JavaScript
3 356 (40.09%) Linux
4 350 (39.41%) HTML
5 347 (39.08%) Java
6 324 (36.49%) CSS
7 221 (24.89%) Python
8 212 (23.87%) SQL
9 206 (23.20%) OO
10 173 (19.48%) Ruby
11 171 (19.26%) Web Services
12 165 (18.58%) PHP
13 159 (17.91%) Degree
14 154 (17.34%) Windows
14 154 (17.34%) HTML5
15 151 (17.00%) NoSQL
16 144 (16.22%) MVC
17 141 (15.88%) Unix
18 140 (15.77%) Spring
19 136 (15.32%) Computer Science
20 135 (15.20%) Relational Database
21 130 (14.64%) AngularJS
22 128 (14.41%) Scrum
23 125 (14.08%) Software Engineering
24 124 (13.96%) TDD
24 124 (13.96%) Puppet
25 123 (13.85%) Node.js
26 120 (13.51%) Git (software)
27 115 (12.95%) MySQL
28 114 (12.84%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 123 (13.85%) Node.js
2 90 (10.14%) Apache
3 47 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.60%) Drupal
5 31 (3.49%) nginx
6 28 (3.15%) CMS
7 26 (2.93%) Jetty
8 22 (2.48%) Confluence
9 21 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 19 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (2.03%) JBoss
12 16 (1.80%) IIS
12 16 (1.80%) MediaWiki
12 16 (1.80%) WordPress
13 15 (1.69%) OpenStack
14 14 (1.58%) Apache Pig
14 14 (1.58%) Apache Spark
15 13 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
16 10 (1.13%) Alfresco
16 10 (1.13%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.01%) MS Office
5 8 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) MS Project
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Magento
1 7 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 104 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.60%) SaaS
3 25 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.36%) GitHub
5 20 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.58%) PaaS
8 12 (1.35%) IaaS
9 11 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.45%) Heroku
11 3 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.23%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 46 (5.18%) HTTP
3 44 (4.95%) Internet
4 43 (4.84%) Firewall
5 42 (4.73%) WAN
6 33 (3.72%) LAN
7 23 (2.59%) DNS
8 14 (1.58%) VLAN
9 10 (1.13%) IPv6
9 10 (1.13%) SAN
10 9 (1.01%) BGP
10 9 (1.01%) LDAP
10 9 (1.01%) OSPF
10 9 (1.01%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.90%) DHCP
11 8 (0.90%) Network Security
12 7 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.79%) IPv4
12 7 (0.79%) SSL
12 7 (0.79%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (17.00%) NoSQL
2 135 (15.20%) Relational Database
3 115 (12.95%) MySQL
4 92 (10.36%) Big Data
5 88 (9.91%) MongoDB
6 87 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 50 (5.63%) RDBMS
8 26 (2.93%) Data Mining
9 25 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.58%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.58%) HBase
11 14 (1.58%) Redis
12 10 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.01%) DB2
14 6 (0.68%) OLAP
14 6 (0.68%) OLTP
14 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 120 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.11%) Subversion
3 65 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 56 (6.31%) Selenium
5 49 (5.52%) Maven
6 38 (4.28%) PHPUnit
7 32 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.60%) JIRA
8 26 (2.93%) JUnit
9 22 (2.48%) Gradle
10 20 (2.25%) Visual Studio
11 19 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.58%) JMeter
14 11 (1.24%) Ant
14 11 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.24%) LoadRunner
15 10 (1.13%) Selenium IDE
16 9 (1.01%) Protractor
16 9 (1.01%) ReSharper
General
1 66 (7.43%) Marketing
2 59 (6.64%) Finance
3 51 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.82%) Publishing
5 11 (1.24%) Law
5 11 (1.24%) Local Government
5 11 (1.24%) Military
6 10 (1.13%) Electronics
7 8 (0.90%) Banking
7 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.79%) Advertising
9 6 (0.68%) Retail
10 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.34%) Back Office
11 3 (0.34%) Games
11 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 463 (52.14%) Developer
2 132 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 129 (14.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 88 (9.91%) Senior Developer
5 76 (8.56%) Web Developer
6 56 (6.31%) Architect
7 54 (6.08%) Software Engineer
8 51 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 48 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 48 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
10 46 (5.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 45 (5.07%) PHP Developer
11 45 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
12 44 (4.95%) Software Developer
13 39 (4.39%) C++ Developer
14 38 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
15 36 (4.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 34 (3.83%) Lead Developer
17 32 (3.60%) C# Developer
18 28 (3.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (39.41%) HTML
2 324 (36.49%) CSS
3 171 (19.26%) Web Services
4 154 (17.34%) HTML5
5 140 (15.77%) Spring
6 130 (14.64%) AngularJS
7 114 (12.84%) XML
8 110 (12.39%) .NET
8 110 (12.39%) Hibernate
9 104 (11.71%) REST
10 96 (10.81%) JSON
11 83 (9.35%) JSP
12 81 (9.12%) CSS3
13 76 (8.56%) jQuery
14 75 (8.45%) Servlets
15 72 (8.11%) RESTful
16 59 (6.64%) J2EE
17 54 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 49 (5.52%) LAMP
19 41 (4.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 136 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 103 (11.60%) User Experience
3 54 (6.08%) Mobile App
4 41 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 38 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.04%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (2.59%) Data Centre
9 22 (2.48%) Derivative
10 21 (2.36%) Social Media
10 21 (2.36%) Statistics
11 19 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.03%) Physics
12 18 (2.03%) Semantic Web
13 16 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.58%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.58%) iPhone
15 13 (1.46%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.35%) Mainframe
16 12 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 356 (40.09%) Linux
2 154 (17.34%) Windows
3 141 (15.88%) Unix
4 61 (6.87%) CentOS
5 52 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (5.18%) Android
7 32 (3.60%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (2.36%) Windows Server
10 15 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.46%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.56%) zOS
14 4 (0.45%) Debian
14 4 (0.45%) Fedora
14 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.34%) Solaris
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (23.20%) OO
3 144 (16.22%) MVC
4 128 (14.41%) Scrum
5 125 (14.08%) Software Engineering
6 124 (13.96%) TDD
7 110 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
8 104 (11.71%) Front End Development
9 88 (9.91%) DevOps
10 62 (6.98%) BDD
11 61 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 57 (6.42%) OOD
13 56 (6.31%) OOP
14 52 (5.86%) Pair Programming
14 52 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 51 (5.74%) Project Management
16 50 (5.63%) Analytics
16 50 (5.63%) Web Development
17 49 (5.52%) Configuration Management
17 49 (5.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 459 (51.69%) JavaScript
2 347 (39.08%) Java
3 221 (24.89%) Python
4 212 (23.87%) SQL
5 173 (19.48%) Ruby
6 165 (18.58%) PHP
7 105 (11.82%) C++
8 103 (11.60%) Perl
9 95 (10.70%) C#
10 84 (9.46%) Bash Shell
11 52 (5.86%) C
12 50 (5.63%) Scala
13 32 (3.60%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.46%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.13%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.79%) COBOL
17 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.56%) Assembly Language
19 4 (0.45%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 159 (17.91%) Degree
2 80 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.48%) RHCE
3 22 (2.48%) RHCSA
4 20 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.03%) ISEB
6 14 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.46%) MCSD
7 13 (1.46%) MCSE
7 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.35%) CCNP
9 10 (1.13%) PhD
10 8 (0.90%) CCIE
11 7 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.68%) PMP
13 5 (0.56%) CCNA
14 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) FISMA
3 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.58%) HDFS
4 14 (1.58%) vCloud
5 11 (1.24%) Docker
6 9 (1.01%) NFS
7 7 (0.79%) Varnish
8 6 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.34%) Corosync
9 3 (0.34%) Postfix
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) Samba
10 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.23%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.11%) Snort
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 124 (13.96%) Puppet
2 64 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.93%) Nagios
4 12 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.35%) SCCM
5 8 (0.90%) Ansible
6 6 (0.68%) Salt
7 5 (0.56%) logstash
8 3 (0.34%) Cacti
8 3 (0.34%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.34%) StatsD
8 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.23%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.23%) Graphite
9 2 (0.23%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.23%) OpenNebula
10 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (11.49%) VMware
2 96 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 84 (9.46%) Oracle
4 44 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 38 (4.28%) HP
6 26 (2.93%) Cisco
7 24 (2.70%) Zend
8 17 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.35%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.24%) BT
10 11 (1.24%) Northgate
10 11 (1.24%) SAP
10 11 (1.24%) Siemens
11 9 (1.01%) Citrix
12 8 (0.90%) Dell
12 8 (0.90%) Facebook
13 7 (0.79%) ArcSight
13 7 (0.79%) Fortinet
13 7 (0.79%) GFI Software
13 7 (0.79%) Remedy
South East
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + bonus + car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 60,000 + 5% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago