The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 146 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 417 424 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 1.93% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 6.49% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 351 355 427
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6850 6533 7029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.28% 29.70% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 5359 5956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey +32 97 £42,500 +32.81% 8
Berkshire -45 93 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Hampshire +3 67 £41,163 -0.21% 5
Oxfordshire 0 49 £50,000 - 5
East Sussex -12 47 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 26 £55,000 - 4
Kent +9 20 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Sussex -2 13 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Middlesex -5 6 £50,000 -28.57%
Sussex - 2 - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 364 (42.33%) Linux
2 327 (38.02%) HTML
3 312 (36.28%) JavaScript
4 300 (34.88%) Java
5 238 (27.67%) CSS
6 236 (27.44%) PHP
7 220 (25.58%) SQL
8 211 (24.53%) MySQL
9 204 (23.72%) Web Services
10 180 (20.93%) XML
11 175 (20.35%) Python
11 175 (20.35%) Ruby
12 166 (19.30%) .NET
12 166 (19.30%) jQuery
13 164 (19.07%) Spring
14 157 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
15 151 (17.56%) Microsoft
16 149 (17.33%) Degree
17 147 (17.09%) Software Engineering
18 144 (16.74%) SQL Server
19 140 (16.28%) Oracle
20 135 (15.70%) OO
21 127 (14.77%) C#
22 126 (14.65%) MVC
22 126 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
23 125 (14.53%) Apache
24 123 (14.30%) Node.js
25 122 (14.19%) Scrum
26 119 (13.84%) Bash Shell
27 117 (13.60%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 125 (14.53%) Apache
2 123 (14.30%) Node.js
3 65 (7.56%) Drupal
4 64 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 59 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 59 (6.86%) CMS
6 43 (5.00%) WordPress
7 33 (3.84%) IIS
8 29 (3.37%) MediaWiki
9 28 (3.26%) WebSphere
10 25 (2.91%) WebLogic
11 24 (2.79%) Joomla!
12 23 (2.67%) nginx
12 23 (2.67%) Alfresco
12 23 (2.67%) Confluence
13 21 (2.44%) Liferay
14 11 (1.28%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.93%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.93%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 77 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.09%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.40%) MS Office
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Magento
2 9 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Agresso
4 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Compiere
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.14%) GitHub
2 53 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (3.37%) SaaS
5 11 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.05%) IaaS
6 9 (1.05%) PaaS
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.35%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.35%) Office 365
9 3 (0.35%) Route 53
10 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.23%) Heroku
10 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.67%) Internet
2 63 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 39 (4.53%) HTTP
4 22 (2.56%) Firewall
5 18 (2.09%) Ethernet
6 16 (1.86%) SMTP
7 15 (1.74%) VoIP
8 14 (1.63%) DNS
9 12 (1.40%) InfiniBand
10 9 (1.05%) SAN
11 8 (0.93%) Network Security
11 8 (0.93%) WAN
11 8 (0.93%) LAN
12 7 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (0.70%) IPv4
13 6 (0.70%) LDAP
14 5 (0.58%) SNMP
14 5 (0.58%) OSPF
14 5 (0.58%) BGP
14 5 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (24.53%) MySQL
2 144 (16.74%) SQL Server
3 99 (11.51%) Relational Database
4 83 (9.65%) Big Data
5 78 (9.07%) RDBMS
6 67 (7.79%) MongoDB
7 53 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (5.00%) Hadoop
9 42 (4.88%) NoSQL
10 41 (4.77%) Oracle Database
11 31 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (2.56%) HBase
13 19 (2.21%) Apache Accumulo
14 18 (2.09%) RavenDB
15 17 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.74%) Redis
18 13 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 87 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.84%) Subversion
3 74 (8.60%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.81%) Eclipse
5 47 (5.47%) Maven
6 46 (5.35%) JIRA
7 44 (5.12%) Selenium
8 40 (4.65%) JUnit
9 28 (3.26%) Cucumber
9 28 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (3.02%) JMeter
11 25 (2.91%) WebDriver
12 24 (2.79%) LoadRunner
13 22 (2.56%) Gradle
13 22 (2.56%) IntelliJ
14 20 (2.33%) Ant
15 19 (2.21%) NUnit
15 19 (2.21%) Moq
16 18 (2.09%) TeamCity
16 18 (2.09%) WATIR
General
1 55 (6.40%) Marketing
2 47 (5.47%) Finance
3 33 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.49%) Retail
5 18 (2.09%) Banking
6 11 (1.28%) Games
7 9 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.58%) Advertising
10 4 (0.47%) French Language
10 4 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 390 (45.35%) Developer
2 103 (11.98%) Java Developer
3 98 (11.40%) Administrator
4 89 (10.35%) Systems Administrator
5 85 (9.88%) Web Developer
6 84 (9.77%) Linux Administrator
7 83 (9.65%) PHP Developer
8 77 (8.95%) Senior Developer
8 77 (8.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 71 (8.26%) Software Engineer
10 59 (6.86%) .NET Developer
11 48 (5.58%) C# Developer
12 47 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (4.77%) Consultant
14 40 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
15 39 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (4.42%) Analyst
17 37 (4.30%) Tester
18 35 (4.07%) Programmer
19 33 (3.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (38.02%) HTML
2 238 (27.67%) CSS
3 204 (23.72%) Web Services
4 180 (20.93%) XML
5 166 (19.30%) .NET
5 166 (19.30%) jQuery
6 164 (19.07%) Spring
7 103 (11.98%) ASP.NET
8 102 (11.86%) J2EE
9 98 (11.40%) .NET Framework
10 91 (10.58%) HTML5
11 84 (9.77%) Hibernate
12 82 (9.53%) SOAP
13 75 (8.72%) Ajax
14 64 (7.44%) WCF
14 64 (7.44%) CSS3
15 60 (6.98%) LAMP
16 49 (5.70%) Servlets
17 48 (5.58%) WF
18 46 (5.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 45 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.37%) Social Media
5 22 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.86%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.63%) Blog
8 14 (1.63%) GIS
9 10 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.81%) Kindle
11 5 (0.58%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.58%) Remote Sensing
12 4 (0.47%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.47%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.47%) Social Network
12 4 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.47%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 364 (42.33%) Linux
2 111 (12.91%) Windows
3 80 (9.30%) UNIX
4 55 (6.40%) Ubuntu
5 47 (5.47%) Debian
6 34 (3.95%) Android
7 29 (3.37%) Apple iOS
8 25 (2.91%) Windows 7
9 24 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.44%) Solaris
12 17 (1.98%) OpenBSD
12 17 (1.98%) CentOS
13 16 (1.86%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.40%) AIX
14 12 (1.40%) MVS
15 11 (1.28%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.93%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (17.09%) Software Engineering
3 135 (15.70%) OO
4 126 (14.65%) MVC
4 126 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (14.19%) Scrum
6 100 (11.63%) TDD
7 65 (7.56%) E-Commerce
7 65 (7.56%) Configuration Management
8 61 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (6.51%) DevOps
10 52 (6.05%) Analytics
11 50 (5.81%) Web Development
12 46 (5.35%) Pair Programming
12 46 (5.35%) System Testing
13 43 (5.00%) OOP
13 43 (5.00%) Web Application Development
14 39 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (4.53%) Content Management
15 35 (4.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 312 (36.28%) JavaScript
2 300 (34.88%) Java
3 236 (27.44%) PHP
4 220 (25.58%) SQL
5 175 (20.35%) Python
5 175 (20.35%) Ruby
6 127 (14.77%) C#
7 119 (13.84%) Bash Shell
8 117 (13.60%) Perl
9 66 (7.67%) VB.NET
10 44 (5.12%) C++
11 37 (4.30%) C
12 30 (3.49%) Scala
13 27 (3.14%) PHP5
14 23 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 22 (2.56%) Groovy
16 20 (2.33%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.98%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.40%) VB
19 10 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 149 (17.33%) Degree
2 93 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.02%) CTC Cleared
5 18 (2.09%) ISEB
6 17 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.63%) CISSP
8 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.70%) MCITP
11 5 (0.58%) CCNA
11 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.47%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.23%) EXIN
14 2 (0.23%) CCNP
14 2 (0.23%) MCSE
15 1 (0.12%) MCP
15 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.81%) QA
2 26 (3.02%) SLA
3 18 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.21%) KVM
3 18 (2.09%) Snort
4 13 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.40%) Varnish
6 8 (0.93%) Squid
6 8 (0.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.81%) HDFS
8 6 (0.70%) vSphere
9 4 (0.47%) Nmap
10 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.12%) zsh
12 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (12.56%) Puppet
2 76 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (4.42%) Nagios
4 16 (1.86%) Cacti
4 16 (1.86%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.16%) Opsview
6 8 (0.93%) Ganglia
6 8 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (0.93%) OpenView
7 5 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.47%) SCCM
8 4 (0.47%) Nessus
9 3 (0.35%) AppManager
9 3 (0.35%) Ansible
9 3 (0.35%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.35%) Salt
9 3 (0.35%) Munin
9 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 151 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 140 (16.28%) Oracle
3 63 (7.33%) Red Hat
4 29 (3.37%) JBoss
5 28 (3.26%) VMware
5 28 (3.26%) Cisco
6 25 (2.91%) Zend
7 21 (2.44%) GigaSpaces
8 18 (2.09%) RedPrairie
8 18 (2.09%) Endeca
9 14 (1.63%) Adobe
10 12 (1.40%) Google
11 11 (1.28%) BMC
12 9 (1.05%) Apple
12 9 (1.05%) Demandware
12 9 (1.05%) Splunk
13 8 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.93%) SAP
14 7 (0.81%) IBM
14 7 (0.81%) Twitter
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits, negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday and bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Virgin Holidays
Salary: Excellent basic and fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago