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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 135 134 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 460 419 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.22% 2.08% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 5.62% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 354 305 347
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
7361 7449 8195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.47% 36.95% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 5828 6998
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +16 122 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Berkshire -20 118 £52,500 -2.32% 13
Oxfordshire +7 63 £43,000 +22.85% 12
Hampshire +1 57 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Kent +30 40 £47,500 -20.83% 5
East Sussex -1 37 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Middlesex +5 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 388 (45.17%) Linux
2 362 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 339 (39.46%) HTML
5 283 (32.95%) Java
6 275 (32.01%) CSS
7 233 (27.12%) PHP
8 207 (24.10%) Software Engineering
9 195 (22.70%) jQuery
10 188 (21.89%) Python
11 186 (21.65%) SQL
12 178 (20.72%) MySQL
13 176 (20.49%) Ruby
14 174 (20.26%) .NET
15 172 (20.02%) MVC
16 154 (17.93%) Windows
17 148 (17.23%) OO
18 144 (16.76%) C#
19 143 (16.65%) Degree
20 140 (16.30%) TDD
21 139 (16.18%) Microsoft
22 138 (16.07%) Web Services
23 133 (15.48%) Perl
24 125 (14.55%) HTML5
25 123 (14.32%) Node.js
26 112 (13.04%) ASP.NET
27 111 (12.92%) Scrum
28 110 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
29 109 (12.69%) Git (software)
30 99 (11.53%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 123 (14.32%) Node.js
2 77 (8.96%) Apache
3 64 (7.45%) Drupal
4 44 (5.12%) Tomcat
5 43 (5.01%) Confluence
6 39 (4.54%) CMS
7 36 (4.19%) WordPress
8 32 (3.73%) SharePoint
9 27 (3.14%) IIS
10 17 (1.98%) nginx
10 17 (1.98%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.63%) MediaWiki
12 9 (1.05%) JBoss
12 9 (1.05%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.93%) TYPO3
13 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.70%) Mule
15 5 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.58%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 80 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.81%) MS Project
3 5 (0.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.58%) SPSS
4 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.47%) Magento
2 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.64%) GitHub
2 48 (5.59%) SaaS
3 46 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.81%) Office 365
6 5 (0.58%) IaaS
7 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.35%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.43%) Internet
2 59 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 46 (5.36%) DNS
4 45 (5.24%) Firewall
5 38 (4.42%) HTTP
5 38 (4.42%) WAN
6 30 (3.49%) VoIP
7 28 (3.26%) MPLS
8 26 (3.03%) DHCP
9 24 (2.79%) VLAN
10 20 (2.33%) SAN
11 19 (2.21%) LAN
11 19 (2.21%) Network Security
12 17 (1.98%) SMTP
13 16 (1.86%) LDAP
14 15 (1.75%) Wireless
15 14 (1.63%) IPsec
16 12 (1.40%) VPN
17 9 (1.05%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (20.72%) MySQL
2 94 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 85 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 81 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 70 (8.15%) Big Data
6 69 (8.03%) NoSQL
7 55 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (6.05%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.98%) RavenDB
11 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.05%) HBase
14 8 (0.93%) Redis
14 8 (0.93%) MS Access
15 7 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 109 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.15%) Selenium
2 70 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 60 (6.98%) JIRA
4 48 (5.59%) Subversion
5 42 (4.89%) Cucumber
6 41 (4.77%) TeamCity
6 41 (4.77%) NUnit
7 37 (4.31%) Visual Studio
8 28 (3.26%) WATIR
9 22 (2.56%) JUnit
9 22 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 22 (2.56%) Moq
10 21 (2.44%) PHPUnit
10 21 (2.44%) Maven
10 21 (2.44%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 17 (1.98%) NCrunch
12 14 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.63%) JMeter
General
1 44 (5.12%) Telecoms
1 44 (5.12%) Marketing
2 36 (4.19%) Finance
3 21 (2.44%) Retail
4 18 (2.10%) Back Office
5 13 (1.51%) Legal
6 11 (1.28%) Advertising
7 10 (1.16%) Publishing
7 10 (1.16%) Front Office
8 8 (0.93%) Electronics
9 7 (0.81%) Games
9 7 (0.81%) Banking
10 6 (0.70%) Military
10 6 (0.70%) Law
10 6 (0.70%) French Language
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 369 (42.96%) Developer
2 107 (12.46%) Software Engineer
3 86 (10.01%) Administrator
4 78 (9.08%) Systems Administrator
5 72 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 72 (8.38%) Web Developer
6 70 (8.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 70 (8.15%) Linux Administrator
7 69 (8.03%) Java Developer
8 52 (6.05%) Software Developer
9 50 (5.82%) PHP Developer
10 46 (5.36%) .NET Developer
11 39 (4.54%) Architect
12 37 (4.31%) Analyst
13 35 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
15 28 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
16 27 (3.14%) LAMP Developer
16 27 (3.14%) Linux Engineer
17 26 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (39.46%) HTML
2 275 (32.01%) CSS
3 195 (22.70%) jQuery
4 174 (20.26%) .NET
5 138 (16.07%) Web Services
6 125 (14.55%) HTML5
7 112 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 99 (11.53%) XML
9 89 (10.36%) LAMP
10 85 (9.90%) Spring
10 85 (9.90%) AngularJS
11 82 (9.55%) CSS3
12 78 (9.08%) Ajax
13 66 (7.68%) J2EE
14 61 (7.10%) REST
15 54 (6.29%) Hibernate
16 50 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (5.70%) .NET Framework
18 43 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 35 (4.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 37 (4.31%) User Experience
4 36 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.49%) Social Network
7 18 (2.10%) Kindle
8 16 (1.86%) Blog
9 15 (1.75%) Social Media
9 15 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.75%) Replication
10 14 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.51%) Web 2.0
11 13 (1.51%) Derivative
12 12 (1.40%) iPhone
13 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 388 (45.17%) Linux
2 154 (17.93%) Windows
3 69 (8.03%) UNIX
4 53 (6.17%) Ubuntu
5 35 (4.07%) CentOS
6 32 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (3.03%) Android
8 26 (3.03%) Debian
9 21 (2.44%) Solaris
10 17 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.86%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (1.40%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.58%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.35%) Fedora
19 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (24.10%) Software Engineering
3 172 (20.02%) MVC
4 148 (17.23%) OO
5 140 (16.30%) TDD
6 111 (12.92%) Scrum
7 110 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (11.53%) E-Commerce
9 95 (11.06%) Web Development
10 73 (8.50%) DevOps
11 72 (8.38%) BDD
12 63 (7.33%) Configuration Management
13 54 (6.29%) Mentoring
14 49 (5.70%) OOD
15 43 (5.01%) Pair Programming
15 43 (5.01%) Analytics
16 38 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (4.31%) Project Management
17 37 (4.31%) Test Scripting
18 34 (3.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 349 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 283 (32.95%) Java
3 233 (27.12%) PHP
4 188 (21.89%) Python
5 186 (21.65%) SQL
6 176 (20.49%) Ruby
7 144 (16.76%) C#
8 133 (15.48%) Perl
9 70 (8.15%) Bash Shell
10 50 (5.82%) C++
11 48 (5.59%) VB.NET
12 27 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 26 (3.03%) C
14 21 (2.44%) PHP5
15 20 (2.33%) Scala
16 14 (1.63%) Groovy
17 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.40%) VB
18 10 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 143 (16.65%) Degree
2 32 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.49%) CCNA
4 20 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.86%) RHCE
6 15 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.63%) RHCSA
8 11 (1.28%) ISEB
9 10 (1.16%) CCNP
10 9 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.58%) MCITP
12 5 (0.58%) CCIE
12 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.35%) CCVP
15 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.59%) QA
2 24 (2.79%) SLA
3 21 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.21%) KVM
3 16 (1.86%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.63%) NFS
5 12 (1.40%) vSphere
5 12 (1.40%) Varnish
6 11 (1.28%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.28%) Xen
7 8 (0.93%) LXC
8 7 (0.81%) Samba
9 6 (0.70%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.70%) OpenSIPS
10 5 (0.58%) Postfix
10 5 (0.58%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.47%) Firmware
11 4 (0.47%) HDFS
12 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 94 (10.94%) Puppet
2 47 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (3.03%) Nagios
4 16 (1.86%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.16%) SCCM
6 8 (0.93%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.70%) Opsview
7 6 (0.70%) Graphite
8 5 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.47%) Cacti
9 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.35%) cPanel
11 2 (0.23%) StatsD
11 2 (0.23%) Nessus
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 139 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.27%) VMware
3 67 (7.80%) Oracle
4 55 (6.40%) Red Hat
5 54 (6.29%) Cisco
6 44 (5.12%) Zend
7 41 (4.77%) Endeca
8 19 (2.21%) HP
9 17 (1.98%) RedPrairie
10 16 (1.86%) Juniper
11 12 (1.40%) SAP
12 11 (1.28%) Google
13 10 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.16%) Citrix
14 9 (1.05%) Sybase
14 9 (1.05%) Adobe
14 9 (1.05%) Twitter
15 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.70%) Facebook
16 6 (0.70%) Sitecore
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