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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 165 148 150
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 370 432 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.78% 1.91% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.36% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 286 367 353
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
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
17225 18278 16937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.91% 80.63% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 14357 13801
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 £66,450 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 99 £45,000 - 19
Surrey -7 76 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Buckinghamshire +36 63 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Hampshire -6 54 £47,500 +13.09% 6
Oxfordshire -12 32 £55,000 +11.67% 9
East Sussex -6 23 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Kent -2 14 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Middlesex +4 6 £58,750 +17.50%
West Sussex -12 3 £80,000 +190.90%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 408 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (45.17%) JavaScript
3 342 (40.76%) Linux
4 300 (35.76%) CSS
5 298 (35.52%) HTML
6 272 (32.42%) Java
7 269 (32.06%) Python
8 252 (30.04%) PHP
9 210 (25.03%) jQuery
10 186 (22.17%) SQL
11 167 (19.90%) MVC
12 165 (19.67%) OO
12 165 (19.67%) Ruby
13 146 (17.40%) Software Engineering
14 143 (17.04%) Perl
15 142 (16.92%) MySQL
16 131 (15.61%) Web Services
17 128 (15.26%) Windows
18 125 (14.90%) C#
19 120 (14.30%) Git (software)
20 119 (14.18%) Web Development
21 115 (13.71%) .NET
21 115 (13.71%) AngularJS
22 114 (13.59%) TDD
23 113 (13.47%) NoSQL
24 109 (12.99%) Degree
25 107 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
26 106 (12.63%) Oracle
27 105 (12.51%) Computer Science
28 104 (12.40%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 101 (12.04%) Node.js
2 87 (10.37%) Apache
3 57 (6.79%) JBoss
4 47 (5.60%) WebSphere
5 44 (5.24%) WebLogic
6 32 (3.81%) Tomcat
7 29 (3.46%) Confluence
8 25 (2.98%) CMS
8 25 (2.98%) OpenStack
9 21 (2.50%) Apache Pig
10 20 (2.38%) Moodle
11 18 (2.15%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.91%) Mule ESB
12 16 (1.91%) Mule
13 15 (1.79%) Drupal
14 13 (1.55%) IIS
15 11 (1.31%) Eucalyptus
15 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.95%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.72%) MS Office
2 6 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.07%) Magento
3 7 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.60%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.89%) SaaS
2 49 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.65%) PaaS
4 31 (3.69%) GitHub
5 22 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.95%) IaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.24%) Office 365
10 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.24%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 101 (12.04%) Internet
2 46 (5.48%) Firewall
3 35 (4.17%) HTTP
4 30 (3.58%) DNS
5 29 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 27 (3.22%) WAN
7 25 (2.98%) DHCP
8 24 (2.86%) LDAP
9 21 (2.50%) LAN
10 20 (2.38%) VLAN
11 17 (2.03%) MPLS
12 9 (1.07%) Broadband
12 9 (1.07%) VoIP
12 9 (1.07%) Intranet
13 8 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
16 3 (0.36%) Unified Communications
16 3 (0.36%) SSH
16 3 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.92%) MySQL
2 113 (13.47%) NoSQL
3 104 (12.40%) Big Data
4 98 (11.68%) MongoDB
5 67 (7.99%) SQL Server
6 53 (6.32%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 33 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.74%) Apache Hive
9 23 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.91%) Redis
14 15 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.79%) Couchbase
15 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.67%) JasperReports
16 12 (1.43%) HBase
17 8 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 120 (14.30%) Git (software)
2 91 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 83 (9.89%) Selenium
4 68 (8.10%) JIRA
5 56 (6.67%) Subversion
6 51 (6.08%) JUnit
7 40 (4.77%) Eclipse
8 38 (4.53%) PHPUnit
9 34 (4.05%) Ant
10 28 (3.34%) Visual Studio
11 21 (2.50%) WebDriver
12 18 (2.15%) NUnit
12 18 (2.15%) CruiseControl
13 17 (2.03%) JMeter
13 17 (2.03%) Maven
13 17 (2.03%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.55%) ReSharper
15 11 (1.31%) LoadRunner
16 9 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.83%) PEAR
General
1 48 (5.72%) Finance
2 47 (5.60%) Marketing
3 46 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.03%) Publishing
4 17 (2.03%) Games
5 9 (1.07%) Law
5 9 (1.07%) Local Government
6 6 (0.72%) Back Office
6 6 (0.72%) Banking
7 5 (0.60%) Advertising
8 4 (0.48%) Legal
9 3 (0.36%) Military
10 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) Retail
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 411 (48.99%) Developer
2 98 (11.68%) Java Developer
3 94 (11.20%) Software Engineer
4 84 (10.01%) Web Developer
5 76 (9.06%) PHP Developer
6 64 (7.63%) Architect
7 60 (7.15%) Senior Developer
8 54 (6.44%) Administrator
9 51 (6.08%) Lead Developer
10 45 (5.36%) Software Developer
10 45 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
11 44 (5.24%) Analyst
12 43 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
12 43 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 35 (4.17%) .NET Developer
14 35 (4.17%) Lead Web Developer
15 34 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
16 26 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (35.76%) CSS
2 298 (35.52%) HTML
3 210 (25.03%) jQuery
4 131 (15.61%) Web Services
5 115 (13.71%) .NET
5 115 (13.71%) AngularJS
6 89 (10.61%) HTML5
7 83 (9.89%) Spring
8 80 (9.54%) XML
9 75 (8.94%) CSS3
10 73 (8.70%) REST
11 64 (7.63%) Hibernate
12 62 (7.39%) LAMP
13 60 (7.15%) Ajax
14 48 (5.72%) Middleware
15 46 (5.48%) ASP.NET
16 44 (5.24%) Backbone.js
17 43 (5.13%) J2EE
17 43 (5.13%) JSON
18 40 (4.77%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.51%) Computer Science
2 72 (8.58%) Mobile App
3 49 (5.84%) User Experience
4 40 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.53%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (3.22%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.50%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.50%) E-Learning
9 17 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.79%) Social Network
10 15 (1.79%) Social Media
10 15 (1.79%) Clustering
10 15 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.67%) Derivative
12 13 (1.55%) Web 2.0
13 10 (1.19%) Statistics
14 8 (0.95%) Kindle
14 8 (0.95%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.83%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 342 (40.76%) Linux
2 128 (15.26%) Windows
3 68 (8.10%) UNIX
4 44 (5.24%) CentOS
5 34 (4.05%) Android
6 27 (3.22%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.60%) Debian
11 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.36%) Solaris
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (19.90%) MVC
3 165 (19.67%) OO
4 146 (17.40%) Software Engineering
5 119 (14.18%) Web Development
6 114 (13.59%) TDD
7 107 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (11.08%) DevOps
9 79 (9.42%) BDD
10 76 (9.06%) Scrum
11 66 (7.87%) OOP
12 57 (6.79%) Configuration Management
13 55 (6.56%) SOA
14 51 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 49 (5.84%) SDLC
16 48 (5.72%) Mobile Application Development
17 43 (5.13%) Analytics
17 43 (5.13%) E-Commerce
18 37 (4.41%) Test Automation
18 37 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 379 (45.17%) JavaScript
2 272 (32.42%) Java
3 269 (32.06%) Python
4 252 (30.04%) PHP
5 186 (22.17%) SQL
6 165 (19.67%) Ruby
7 143 (17.04%) Perl
8 125 (14.90%) C#
9 37 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 26 (3.10%) C++
11 17 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.91%) Scala
12 16 (1.91%) C
13 15 (1.79%) R
14 12 (1.43%) VB
15 9 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.95%) PHP5
16 8 (0.95%) HiveQL
17 7 (0.83%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 109 (12.99%) Degree
2 64 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (3.46%) CCNA
5 27 (3.22%) CCNP
6 21 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.79%) RHCE
8 14 (1.67%) RHCSA
9 12 (1.43%) CCIE
10 10 (1.19%) JNCIE
11 6 (0.72%) ISEB
12 5 (0.60%) PhD
12 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.48%) VCP4
13 4 (0.48%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.36%) GCIH
14 3 (0.36%) CEH
14 3 (0.36%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.36%) QA
2 11 (1.31%) SLA
3 9 (1.07%) COBIT
4 8 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (1.19%) HDFS
4 9 (1.07%) vCloud
5 8 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.36%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.36%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) Varnish
8 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.36%) Snort
9 2 (0.24%) Xen
9 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.24%) Docker
9 2 (0.24%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.12%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 103 (12.28%) Puppet
2 59 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.67%) ZABBIX
4 12 (1.43%) Nagios
5 11 (1.31%) OpenView
5 11 (1.31%) Cacti
5 11 (1.31%) Ganglia
6 9 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.95%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.95%) Ansible
8 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) SCCM
10 1 (0.12%) StatsD
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) cPanel
Vendors
1 106 (12.63%) Oracle
2 78 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 62 (7.39%) VMware
4 55 (6.56%) Zend
5 40 (4.77%) Cisco
6 38 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.10%) HP
7 26 (3.10%) Splunk
8 22 (2.62%) Google
9 19 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.03%) SAP
11 16 (1.91%) Endeca
12 14 (1.67%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.31%) BMC
14 10 (1.19%) Twitter
15 9 (1.07%) Sun
16 7 (0.83%) Citrix
17 6 (0.72%) IBM
17 6 (0.72%) Adobe
17 6 (0.72%) OpenText
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
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Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
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Salary: £55k - 70k per year
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Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Uplift, Pension & more
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