The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 110 107 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2483 2968 2666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 2.77% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.16% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 2388 2126
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79346 93895 96993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.09% 87.52% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65361 77586 79710
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,028
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Open Source
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK.

Open Source Salary Trend in the UK

Open Source
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the UK

Open Source
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 2265 £57,500 +4.54% 335
London -3 1229 £65,000 +8.33% 177
South East -19 311 £52,500 +5.00% 39
West Midlands +1 145 £42,500 -5.55% 18
South West +7 141 £42,500 -15.00% 21
City of London -5 120 £65,000 +13.04% 43
Yorkshire +8 117 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North West +7 111 £47,500 +26.66% 22
East of England -11 100 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Scotland +2 92 £47,500 +5.55% 16
West Yorkshire +16 90 £40,000 -15.78% 19
Berkshire +35 88 £52,500 -16.00% 8
Manchester +15 83 £46,250 +25.00% 20
Leeds +13 76 £40,000 -14.89% 16
Bristol -3 76 £43,750 -16.66% 9
Oxfordshire +2 69 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Reading +28 61 £51,500 -23.70% 6
East Midlands +15 60 £45,000 +18.42% 8
Coventry +35 52 £40,000 +68.42%
Surrey -22 51 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Edinburgh +7 48 £51,500 +14.44% 13
Hampshire -18 39 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Glasgow -6 38 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Hertfordshire -8 37 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Birmingham -68 30 £42,765 -4.96% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 29 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 28 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Cambridge +3 28 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 28 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Wales -8 25 £45,000 -0.55%

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2588 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2377 (46.23%) Java
3 1697 (33.00%) Linux
4 1628 (31.66%) JavaScript
5 1302 (25.32%) HTML
6 1268 (24.66%) Python
7 1057 (20.56%) DevOps
8 1000 (19.45%) Finance
9 984 (19.14%) Software Engineering
10 981 (19.08%) TDD
11 965 (18.77%) CSS
12 949 (18.46%) Scrum
13 941 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
14 867 (16.86%) SQL
15 831 (16.16%) .NET
16 804 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
17 803 (15.62%) PHP
18 798 (15.52%) AngularJS
19 796 (15.48%) C#
20 760 (14.78%) Degree
21 718 (13.96%) Web Services
22 707 (13.75%) Git (software)
23 699 (13.59%) Puppet
24 698 (13.57%) OO
25 692 (13.46%) Jenkins
26 686 (13.34%) NoSQL
27 657 (12.78%) Ruby
28 656 (12.76%) Spring
29 625 (12.15%) MVC
30 598 (11.63%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 466 (9.06%) Apache
2 303 (5.89%) JBoss
3 257 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 251 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 195 (3.79%) Apache Spark
6 165 (3.21%) WebLogic
7 160 (3.11%) CMS
8 154 (2.99%) WebSphere
9 133 (2.59%) nginx
10 128 (2.49%) IIS
10 128 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 115 (2.24%) SharePoint
12 103 (2.00%) OpenStack
13 96 (1.87%) Apache Pig
14 93 (1.81%) WordPress
15 89 (1.73%) Drupal
16 62 (1.21%) Alfresco
17 53 (1.03%) SAS
18 49 (0.95%) Jetty
19 44 (0.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 211 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.76%) MS Office
3 32 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.43%) SPSS
5 20 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.14%) HipChat
9 4 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.058%) Blender
10 3 (0.058%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.058%) Gephi
11 2 (0.039%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.039%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.039%) Stata
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.019%) Houdini
12 1 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 67 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.05%) Magento
3 25 (0.49%) SAP ECC
3 25 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 25 (0.49%) SAP HR
3 25 (0.49%) SAP hybris
4 22 (0.43%) osCommerce
5 21 (0.41%) SAP MDM
6 16 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.078%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.078%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.058%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.058%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.039%) FastStats
11 2 (0.039%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 2 (0.039%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 804 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 265 (5.15%) GitHub
4 144 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 134 (2.61%) SaaS
6 126 (2.45%) PaaS
7 119 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 118 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
9 72 (1.40%) IaaS
10 64 (1.24%) Office 365
11 60 (1.17%) Amazon S3
12 39 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
13 28 (0.54%) Heroku
14 23 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 23 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
14 23 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
15 21 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
16 20 (0.39%) Google Analytics
17 18 (0.35%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 211 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 206 (4.01%) Internet
3 191 (3.71%) HTTP
4 185 (3.60%) DNS
5 130 (2.53%) Firewall
6 77 (1.50%) DHCP
7 67 (1.30%) SSL
8 58 (1.13%) LDAP
8 58 (1.13%) WAN
9 55 (1.07%) Network Security
10 46 (0.89%) Wireless
11 44 (0.86%) SAN
12 42 (0.82%) VoIP
13 39 (0.76%) Intranet
13 39 (0.76%) LAN
14 36 (0.70%) VPN
15 33 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (0.60%) Kerberos
17 26 (0.51%) Skype
17 26 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (13.34%) NoSQL
2 598 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 579 (11.26%) MySQL
4 561 (10.91%) Big Data
5 395 (7.68%) Hadoop
6 376 (7.31%) SQL Server
7 357 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 302 (5.87%) Relational Database
9 270 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
10 146 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 142 (2.76%) Neo4j
12 120 (2.33%) Redis
13 114 (2.22%) Oracle Database
14 110 (2.14%) Apache Hive
15 90 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
16 67 (1.30%) Couchbase
17 61 (1.19%) Pentaho
18 59 (1.15%) HBase
19 45 (0.88%) CouchDB
20 35 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 707 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 692 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 382 (7.43%) Selenium
4 306 (5.95%) Maven
5 270 (5.25%) JUnit
6 248 (4.82%) Subversion
7 239 (4.65%) TeamCity
8 221 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 195 (3.79%) JIRA
10 170 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 118 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 113 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 111 (2.16%) Gradle
14 108 (2.10%) Hudson
15 105 (2.04%) TestNG
16 94 (1.83%) WebDriver
17 92 (1.79%) gulp
18 91 (1.77%) JMeter
19 90 (1.75%) Vagrant
20 89 (1.73%) Jasmine
General
1 1000 (19.45%) Finance
2 382 (7.43%) Banking
3 272 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 210 (4.08%) Marketing
5 207 (4.03%) Games
6 184 (3.58%) Retail
7 119 (2.31%) Advertising
8 86 (1.67%) Publishing
9 74 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 64 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 60 (1.17%) Law
12 39 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 35 (0.68%) Front Office
14 33 (0.64%) Back Office
15 29 (0.56%) French Language
15 29 (0.56%) Local Government
16 26 (0.51%) Billing
17 25 (0.49%) Electronics
18 24 (0.47%) Legal
19 18 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2193 (42.65%) Developer
2 758 (14.74%) Java Developer
3 631 (12.27%) Architect
4 474 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 346 (6.73%) Software Engineer
6 345 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 263 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 234 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 227 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 221 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
11 210 (4.08%) Administrator
12 207 (4.03%) C# Developer
13 192 (3.73%) .NET Developer
14 187 (3.64%) Analyst
15 176 (3.42%) Lead Developer
16 175 (3.40%) Java Engineer
17 173 (3.36%) Consultant
18 172 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
19 161 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 157 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1302 (25.32%) HTML
2 965 (18.77%) CSS
3 831 (16.16%) .NET
4 798 (15.52%) AngularJS
5 718 (13.96%) Web Services
6 656 (12.76%) Spring
7 592 (11.51%) HTML5
8 573 (11.14%) Node.js
9 523 (10.17%) REST
10 388 (7.55%) XML
11 371 (7.22%) jQuery
12 366 (7.12%) RESTful
13 340 (6.61%) React
14 300 (5.83%) JSON
15 282 (5.48%) ASP.NET
16 256 (4.98%) Hibernate
17 241 (4.69%) CSS3
17 241 (4.69%) SOAP
18 237 (4.61%) Middleware
19 221 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 536 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 405 (7.88%) User Experience
3 275 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 246 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 209 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
6 177 (3.44%) Algorithms
7 168 (3.27%) Mathematics
8 145 (2.82%) Fintech
9 131 (2.55%) Data Centre
10 98 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 94 (1.83%) Blog
12 93 (1.81%) Visualisation
13 84 (1.63%) Social Media
14 80 (1.56%) Management Information System
15 78 (1.52%) Physics
15 78 (1.52%) Statistics
16 75 (1.46%) Blockchain
17 61 (1.19%) Virtual Team
18 60 (1.17%) Online Banking
19 49 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1697 (33.00%) Linux
2 525 (10.21%) Windows
3 515 (10.02%) Unix
4 193 (3.75%) Android
5 184 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 155 (3.01%) CentOS
7 145 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 139 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 118 (2.29%) Windows Server
10 44 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 42 (0.82%) Solaris
11 42 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (0.80%) Debian
13 39 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (0.58%) VMS
15 18 (0.35%) AIX
16 17 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
17 16 (0.31%) FreeBSD
18 15 (0.29%) VxWorks
19 12 (0.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2588 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1057 (20.56%) DevOps
3 984 (19.14%) Software Engineering
4 981 (19.08%) TDD
5 949 (18.46%) Scrum
6 941 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
7 698 (13.57%) OO
8 625 (12.15%) MVC
9 481 (9.35%) Microservices
10 449 (8.73%) Configuration Management
11 442 (8.60%) BDD
12 437 (8.50%) E-Commerce
13 417 (8.11%) SOA
14 395 (7.68%) Web Development
15 374 (7.27%) SDLC
16 345 (6.71%) Mentoring
17 343 (6.67%) Analytics
18 276 (5.37%) Open Source Development
19 271 (5.27%) Kanban
20 263 (5.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2377 (46.23%) Java
2 1628 (31.66%) JavaScript
3 1268 (24.66%) Python
4 867 (16.86%) SQL
5 803 (15.62%) PHP
6 796 (15.48%) C#
7 657 (12.78%) Ruby
8 450 (8.75%) Scala
9 382 (7.43%) Bash Shell
10 361 (7.02%) Perl
11 360 (7.00%) C++
12 276 (5.37%) C
13 249 (4.84%) Go
14 208 (4.05%) Groovy
15 179 (3.48%) PowerShell
16 113 (2.20%) Shell Script
17 108 (2.10%) Clojure
18 98 (1.91%) R
19 67 (1.30%) T-SQL
20 64 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 760 (14.78%) Degree
2 450 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 180 (3.50%) DV Cleared
4 178 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 82 (1.59%) ISEB
5 82 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 57 (1.11%) CISSP
7 54 (1.05%) PhD
8 43 (0.84%) OSCP
9 39 (0.76%) CREST Certified
10 38 (0.74%) CEH
11 37 (0.72%) BC Cleared
12 34 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (0.58%) CISM
15 27 (0.53%) GIAC
16 24 (0.47%) GPEN
16 24 (0.47%) SANS
17 21 (0.41%) CCNA
18 20 (0.39%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (6.85%) QA
2 40 (0.78%) SDET
3 39 (0.76%) GCP
4 34 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.62%) SLA
6 25 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.14%) COBIT
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.097%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.058%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.058%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.039%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.039%) MiFID
12 2 (0.039%) WCAG
13 1 (0.019%) Basel III
13 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.019%) HL7
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 436 (8.48%) Docker
2 184 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 72 (1.40%) HDFS
4 50 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 42 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (0.70%) Varnish
8 34 (0.66%) Firmware
9 26 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 25 (0.49%) KVM
11 21 (0.41%) Samba
12 19 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 18 (0.35%) GlusterFS
13 18 (0.35%) Squid
14 17 (0.33%) Kamailio
15 16 (0.31%) LXC
16 15 (0.29%) Dovecot
17 12 (0.23%) VMware ESX
18 9 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 699 (13.59%) Puppet
2 452 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
3 398 (7.74%) Ansible
4 133 (2.59%) Kubernetes
5 111 (2.16%) Nagios
6 81 (1.58%) Terraform
7 73 (1.42%) Salt
8 52 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
9 47 (0.91%) Kibana
10 46 (0.89%) Mesos
11 38 (0.74%) HAProxy
12 36 (0.70%) Oozie
13 33 (0.64%) Grafana
14 31 (0.60%) logstash
15 30 (0.58%) Rancher
16 29 (0.56%) yum
17 28 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 27 (0.53%) Graphite
18 27 (0.53%) Nmap
19 26 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 535 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 485 (9.43%) Oracle
3 254 (4.94%) VMware
4 228 (4.43%) Google
5 176 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 150 (2.92%) IBM
7 141 (2.74%) MuleSoft
8 81 (1.58%) Cisco
9 77 (1.50%) HP
10 74 (1.44%) Splunk
10 74 (1.44%) Zend
11 67 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 63 (1.23%) Talend
13 62 (1.21%) SAP
14 58 (1.13%) Hortonworks
15 56 (1.09%) Cloudera
16 55 (1.07%) Adobe
17 50 (0.97%) hybris
18 44 (0.86%) Facebook
19 36 (0.70%) Juniper
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Remote Working.
Posted: Yesterday
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Intelletec
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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