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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 132 139 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 463 404 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 1.91% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.11% 5.24% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 334 315 366
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,851
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
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 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
7583 7713 8447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.20% 36.42% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5858 6073 7241
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 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +16 124 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Berkshire -6 117 £47,500 +4.39% 9
Oxfordshire +1 61 £43,000 +10.96% 12
Hampshire -8 57 £42,500 -8.60% 8
Kent +21 34 £47,500 -17.39% 4
East Sussex -13 34 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Middlesex +5 6 - -
Sussex - 5 - -
West Sussex -3 1 £40,000 +18.51%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 385 (43.75%) Linux
2 376 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (41.02%) JavaScript
4 359 (40.80%) HTML
5 292 (33.18%) CSS
6 280 (31.82%) Java
7 232 (26.36%) PHP
8 221 (25.11%) jQuery
9 204 (23.18%) Software Engineering
10 196 (22.27%) MySQL
11 193 (21.93%) .NET
12 191 (21.70%) SQL
13 177 (20.11%) MVC
14 176 (20.00%) Ruby
15 175 (19.89%) Python
16 169 (19.20%) Web Services
17 162 (18.41%) C#
18 157 (17.84%) OO
19 153 (17.39%) Degree
20 151 (17.16%) Windows
20 151 (17.16%) TDD
21 138 (15.68%) Microsoft
22 134 (15.23%) Scrum
23 131 (14.89%) Perl
24 130 (14.77%) SQL Server
25 127 (14.43%) HTML5
26 126 (14.32%) ASP.NET
27 124 (14.09%) Git (software)
28 122 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
28 122 (13.86%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 122 (13.86%) Node.js
2 85 (9.66%) Apache
3 64 (7.27%) Drupal
4 58 (6.59%) Confluence
5 51 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 44 (5.00%) WordPress
7 41 (4.66%) IIS
7 41 (4.66%) CMS
8 33 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 24 (2.73%) Joomla!
10 20 (2.27%) OpenStack
11 16 (1.82%) nginx
12 14 (1.59%) MediaWiki
13 11 (1.25%) JBoss
13 11 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
14 6 (0.68%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.68%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.57%) MS Project
3 5 (0.57%) MS Office
3 5 (0.57%) SPSS
3 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.39%) GitHub
2 53 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (4.77%) SaaS
4 40 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.91%) Office 365
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 80 (9.09%) Internet
2 56 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 43 (4.89%) DNS
4 42 (4.77%) HTTP
5 34 (3.86%) WAN
6 33 (3.75%) Firewall
7 30 (3.41%) VoIP
8 24 (2.73%) MPLS
9 22 (2.50%) VLAN
9 22 (2.50%) DHCP
10 21 (2.39%) SAN
11 19 (2.16%) SMTP
12 16 (1.82%) LDAP
12 16 (1.82%) IPsec
13 15 (1.70%) LAN
14 13 (1.48%) VPN
14 13 (1.48%) Wireless
14 13 (1.48%) Network Security
15 10 (1.14%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (22.27%) MySQL
2 130 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 100 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 81 (9.20%) Big Data
5 79 (8.98%) MongoDB
6 69 (7.84%) RDBMS
7 68 (7.73%) NoSQL
8 62 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (3.64%) RavenDB
10 22 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.14%) HBase
15 8 (0.91%) Redis
15 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 124 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 74 (8.41%) Selenium
3 71 (8.07%) JIRA
4 65 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 57 (6.48%) Cucumber
6 55 (6.25%) Subversion
7 49 (5.57%) NUnit
7 49 (5.57%) TeamCity
8 43 (4.89%) WATIR
9 36 (4.09%) WebDriver
9 36 (4.09%) Moq
10 35 (3.98%) ReSharper
10 35 (3.98%) Visual Studio
11 32 (3.64%) NCrunch
11 32 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
12 23 (2.61%) JUnit
13 17 (1.93%) PHPUnit
14 16 (1.82%) Maven
15 14 (1.59%) JMeter
15 14 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 56 (6.36%) Marketing
2 49 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.20%) Finance
4 36 (4.09%) Retail
5 18 (2.05%) Back Office
6 13 (1.48%) Legal
7 12 (1.36%) Advertising
8 11 (1.25%) Banking
9 10 (1.14%) Publishing
9 10 (1.14%) Front Office
10 8 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) French Language
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.45%) Law
12 4 (0.45%) Games
12 4 (0.45%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 385 (43.75%) Developer
2 103 (11.70%) Software Engineer
3 92 (10.45%) Administrator
4 84 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
5 83 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 73 (8.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 73 (8.30%) Linux Administrator
7 72 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 72 (8.18%) Java Developer
8 56 (6.36%) Software Developer
8 56 (6.36%) PHP Developer
9 52 (5.91%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.32%) Architect
10 38 (4.32%) Analyst
11 36 (4.09%) QA Engineer
12 30 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
12 30 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (3.30%) LAMP Developer
13 29 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
13 29 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (40.80%) HTML
2 292 (33.18%) CSS
3 221 (25.11%) jQuery
4 193 (21.93%) .NET
5 169 (19.20%) Web Services
6 127 (14.43%) HTML5
7 126 (14.32%) ASP.NET
8 111 (12.61%) XML
9 94 (10.68%) Spring
10 93 (10.57%) LAMP
11 84 (9.55%) .NET Framework
12 83 (9.43%) CSS3
13 80 (9.09%) AngularJS
14 75 (8.52%) Ajax
15 74 (8.41%) J2EE
16 65 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (6.59%) REST
18 51 (5.80%) Hibernate
19 44 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 43 (4.89%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 45 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.43%) User Experience
5 38 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.30%) Social Media
7 27 (3.07%) Social Network
8 24 (2.73%) Blog
9 18 (2.05%) Kindle
10 16 (1.82%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.59%) Replication
12 12 (1.36%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.36%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.36%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.25%) Web 2.0
13 11 (1.25%) Derivative
13 11 (1.25%) iPhone
14 10 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 385 (43.75%) Linux
2 151 (17.16%) Windows
3 81 (9.20%) UNIX
4 61 (6.93%) Ubuntu
5 34 (3.86%) Debian
6 33 (3.75%) CentOS
7 30 (3.41%) Android
8 28 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (2.39%) Solaris
11 19 (2.16%) Windows 7
11 19 (2.16%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 12 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.45%) Fedora
18 3 (0.34%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (23.18%) Software Engineering
3 177 (20.11%) MVC
4 157 (17.84%) OO
5 151 (17.16%) TDD
6 134 (15.23%) Scrum
7 122 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (12.84%) E-Commerce
9 89 (10.11%) Web Development
10 87 (9.89%) BDD
11 68 (7.73%) Mentoring
12 59 (6.70%) Pair Programming
12 59 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (6.59%) Configuration Management
14 56 (6.36%) DevOps
15 53 (6.02%) Refactoring
16 52 (5.91%) OOD
17 51 (5.80%) Analytics
18 48 (5.45%) Test Scripting
19 39 (4.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 361 (41.02%) JavaScript
2 280 (31.82%) Java
3 232 (26.36%) PHP
4 191 (21.70%) SQL
5 176 (20.00%) Ruby
6 175 (19.89%) Python
7 162 (18.41%) C#
8 131 (14.89%) Perl
9 66 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 65 (7.39%) VB.NET
11 55 (6.25%) C++
12 31 (3.52%) C
13 29 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.84%) PHP5
15 22 (2.50%) Scala
16 15 (1.70%) Groovy
17 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.02%) VB
18 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 153 (17.39%) Degree
2 42 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.95%) CCNA
3 26 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.48%) ISEB
6 13 (1.48%) RHCE
7 11 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.25%) RHCSA
8 8 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.91%) CCNP
9 4 (0.45%) MCITP
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.34%) CCVP
10 3 (0.34%) CCIE
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (10.45%) QA
2 32 (3.64%) SLA
3 23 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.61%) KVM
3 16 (1.82%) NFS
4 14 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.48%) Varnish
6 12 (1.36%) LXC
7 11 (1.25%) Xen
7 11 (1.25%) vSphere
7 11 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.02%) Samba
8 9 (1.02%) HDFS
9 8 (0.91%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.68%) Kamailio
10 6 (0.68%) OpenSIPS
11 5 (0.57%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.57%) Postfix
11 5 (0.57%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.34%) Firmware
13 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 93 (10.57%) Puppet
2 48 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.07%) Nagios
4 13 (1.48%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.80%) SCCM
5 7 (0.80%) Cacti
5 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.68%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.68%) Opsview
6 6 (0.68%) Graphite
7 5 (0.57%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.23%) StatsD
9 2 (0.23%) SELinux
9 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 138 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.73%) Oracle
3 59 (6.70%) VMware
4 53 (6.02%) Endeca
5 52 (5.91%) Red Hat
6 46 (5.23%) Cisco
7 43 (4.89%) Zend
8 32 (3.64%) RedPrairie
9 16 (1.82%) HP
10 15 (1.70%) Juniper
11 14 (1.59%) Adobe
12 11 (1.25%) SAP
13 9 (1.02%) Sybase
13 9 (1.02%) Citrix
14 8 (0.91%) Google
14 8 (0.91%) Twitter
15 7 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 7 (0.80%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.68%) Facebook
17 5 (0.57%) ServiceNow
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