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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 132 144 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 481 436 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.24% 1.85% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.37% 5.01% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 371 392 259
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 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,500
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
7555 8700 7989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.19% 36.85% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 6801 6452
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -1 114 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Berkshire -6 111 £50,000 - 11
Hampshire +34 61 £45,000 - 12
Oxfordshire -4 58 £50,000 +21.21% 6
East Sussex -5 46 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Kent +41 34 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £42,500 -19.04% 4
West Sussex +15 15 £45,000 +5.88%
Middlesex +15 11 £55,000 -4.34%
Home Counties - 2 £82,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 414 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (42.90%) Linux
3 390 (41.62%) JavaScript
4 326 (34.79%) HTML
5 319 (34.04%) Java
6 290 (30.95%) CSS
7 275 (29.35%) PHP
8 273 (29.14%) Python
9 201 (21.45%) jQuery
10 199 (21.24%) SQL
11 194 (20.70%) Ruby
12 185 (19.74%) MVC
13 178 (19.00%) Software Engineering
14 172 (18.36%) Windows
15 167 (17.82%) Perl
16 158 (16.86%) MySQL
17 152 (16.22%) .NET
18 148 (15.80%) OO
19 128 (13.66%) TDD
20 127 (13.55%) Web Development
20 127 (13.55%) Degree
21 123 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
22 117 (12.49%) Computer Science
23 116 (12.38%) Git (software)
24 114 (12.17%) Microsoft
25 113 (12.06%) Node.js
26 112 (11.95%) C#
27 110 (11.74%) HTML5
28 108 (11.53%) Spring
29 107 (11.42%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 113 (12.06%) Node.js
2 76 (8.11%) Apache
3 45 (4.80%) Drupal
4 42 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 38 (4.06%) CMS
6 35 (3.74%) Confluence
7 32 (3.42%) JBoss
8 26 (2.77%) WebSphere
9 24 (2.56%) WordPress
10 22 (2.35%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.35%) IIS
11 20 (2.13%) SharePoint
12 18 (1.92%) Apache Pig
13 16 (1.71%) OpenStack
14 14 (1.49%) nginx
15 12 (1.28%) Umbraco
15 12 (1.28%) Moodle
16 11 (1.17%) Apache Spark
17 10 (1.07%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.96%) Mule
Applications
1 55 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.75%) MS Office
4 3 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Magento
1 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
1 61 (6.51%) SaaS
2 30 (3.20%) GitHub
3 26 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.71%) PaaS
5 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.53%) IaaS
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.53%) Office 365
7 4 (0.43%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.21%) CodePlex
10 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 103 (10.99%) Internet
2 76 (8.11%) Firewall
3 64 (6.83%) DNS
4 49 (5.23%) TCP/IP
5 48 (5.12%) DHCP
5 48 (5.12%) WAN
6 41 (4.38%) MPLS
6 41 (4.38%) HTTP
7 40 (4.27%) VLAN
8 35 (3.74%) LAN
9 21 (2.24%) LDAP
10 20 (2.13%) Network Security
11 19 (2.03%) VoIP
12 16 (1.71%) IPsec
13 15 (1.60%) SAN
14 13 (1.39%) VPN
14 13 (1.39%) Wireless
15 12 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
15 12 (1.28%) Intranet
16 10 (1.07%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (16.86%) MySQL
2 88 (9.39%) MongoDB
3 84 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 80 (8.54%) Big Data
5 56 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 52 (5.55%) SQL Server
7 42 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (2.99%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.92%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.28%) Redis
12 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.85%) Sqoop
13 8 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.75%) HBase
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 116 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 90 (9.61%) Jenkins
3 80 (8.54%) Selenium
4 67 (7.15%) JIRA
5 51 (5.44%) Subversion
6 41 (4.38%) JUnit
7 35 (3.74%) Visual Studio
8 32 (3.42%) NUnit
9 31 (3.31%) PHPUnit
10 30 (3.20%) TeamCity
10 30 (3.20%) Maven
11 27 (2.88%) JMeter
12 26 (2.77%) Eclipse
13 24 (2.56%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.81%) Ant
15 15 (1.60%) ReSharper
16 11 (1.17%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.17%) Moq
17 9 (0.96%) Mockito
18 8 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (6.62%) Marketing
2 50 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.84%) Finance
4 21 (2.24%) Games
5 16 (1.71%) Publishing
6 11 (1.17%) Advertising
7 10 (1.07%) Military
8 9 (0.96%) Local Government
9 8 (0.85%) Retail
10 7 (0.75%) Legal
11 5 (0.53%) Law
11 5 (0.53%) Front Office
11 5 (0.53%) Back Office
11 5 (0.53%) French Language
12 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 427 (45.57%) Developer
2 106 (11.31%) Software Engineer
3 101 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 81 (8.64%) Administrator
5 80 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 75 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 72 (7.68%) Linux Administrator
7 72 (7.68%) Web Developer
8 68 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
8 68 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 58 (6.19%) Architect
10 53 (5.66%) Software Developer
11 44 (4.70%) Lead Developer
12 42 (4.48%) .NET Developer
13 37 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
14 35 (3.74%) Analyst
15 33 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
16 31 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
17 29 (3.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (34.79%) HTML
2 290 (30.95%) CSS
3 201 (21.45%) jQuery
4 152 (16.22%) .NET
5 110 (11.74%) HTML5
6 108 (11.53%) Spring
7 107 (11.42%) Web Services
8 102 (10.89%) LAMP
8 102 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 88 (9.39%) XML
9 88 (9.39%) Ajax
10 87 (9.28%) CSS3
11 75 (8.00%) Hibernate
12 69 (7.36%) ASP.NET
13 66 (7.04%) REST
14 58 (6.19%) J2EE
15 48 (5.12%) JSON
16 42 (4.48%) Backbone.js
17 39 (4.16%) Symfony
18 33 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.49%) Computer Science
2 64 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 60 (6.40%) User Experience
4 35 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 19 (2.03%) Social Network
8 18 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 18 (1.92%) Derivative
8 18 (1.92%) Kindle
9 17 (1.81%) Web 2.0
10 16 (1.71%) iPhone
11 15 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.49%) E-Learning
13 12 (1.28%) Social Media
14 9 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.85%) IPTV
15 8 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 402 (42.90%) Linux
2 172 (18.36%) Windows
3 56 (5.98%) UNIX
4 46 (4.91%) CentOS
5 39 (4.16%) Android
6 37 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 23 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (1.81%) Solaris
13 16 (1.71%) Windows Phone
14 12 (1.28%) Debian
15 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.21%) VMS
18 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
18 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (19.74%) MVC
3 178 (19.00%) Software Engineering
4 148 (15.80%) OO
5 128 (13.66%) TDD
6 127 (13.55%) Web Development
7 123 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (10.78%) Scrum
9 85 (9.07%) DevOps
10 71 (7.58%) BDD
11 54 (5.76%) Configuration Management
12 50 (5.34%) Mentoring
13 46 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
14 45 (4.80%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.59%) SOA
15 43 (4.59%) OOP
16 42 (4.48%) Analytics
17 39 (4.16%) Project Management
17 39 (4.16%) Content Management
17 39 (4.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 390 (41.62%) JavaScript
2 319 (34.04%) Java
3 275 (29.35%) PHP
4 273 (29.14%) Python
5 199 (21.24%) SQL
6 194 (20.70%) Ruby
7 167 (17.82%) Perl
8 112 (11.95%) C#
9 60 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 32 (3.42%) C++
11 26 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 21 (2.24%) VB.NET
13 20 (2.13%) C
13 20 (2.13%) Scala
14 17 (1.81%) VB
15 13 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.28%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.28%) R
17 10 (1.07%) VBScript
18 9 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (13.55%) Degree
2 57 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (5.66%) CCNA
5 34 (3.63%) CCNP
6 28 (2.99%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.13%) RHCE
9 19 (2.03%) RHCSA
10 14 (1.49%) CCIE
11 11 (1.17%) ISEB
12 10 (1.07%) JNCIE
13 9 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.75%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.64%) CISSP
16 4 (0.43%) MBA
16 4 (0.43%) CHFI
16 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.43%) VCP4
17 3 (0.32%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.00%) QA
2 25 (2.67%) SLA
3 18 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.96%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.21%) FISMA
System Software
1 62 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.17%) Varnish
5 9 (0.96%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.85%) Kamailio
6 8 (0.85%) Xen
6 8 (0.85%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.75%) HDFS
8 6 (0.64%) KVM
8 6 (0.64%) vSphere
8 6 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.64%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (0.43%) Snort
10 3 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.32%) vCloud
11 2 (0.21%) Firmware
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 91 (9.71%) Puppet
2 53 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.24%) Nagios
4 12 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.96%) SCCM
6 8 (0.85%) Cacti
6 8 (0.85%) Ganglia
6 8 (0.85%) OpenView
6 8 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (0.85%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.64%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.64%) Ansible
7 6 (0.64%) Opsview
7 6 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.32%) cPanel
10 3 (0.32%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 114 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.39%) VMware
3 86 (9.18%) Oracle
4 74 (7.90%) Cisco
5 67 (7.15%) Red Hat
6 56 (5.98%) Zend
7 28 (2.99%) Google
8 27 (2.88%) HP
9 26 (2.77%) CheckPoint
10 23 (2.45%) Endeca
11 18 (1.92%) Juniper
12 15 (1.60%) SAP
13 12 (1.28%) Citrix
14 11 (1.17%) Adobe
14 11 (1.17%) Splunk
15 8 (0.85%) OpenText
15 8 (0.85%) RedDot
15 8 (0.85%) Talend
15 8 (0.85%) Sun
15 8 (0.85%) BMC
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £50k - 70k per year + 20% bonus plus benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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