The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 115 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2769 2777 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.84% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 2266 1907
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England +13 2597 £52,500 - 418
London +4 1481 £60,000 +4.34% 212
South East -12 380 £45,000 - 58
City of London -3 274 £60,000 +9.09% 70
South West -3 163 £42,500 +8.28% 17
Yorkshire +35 153 £47,500 -17.39% 21
West Yorkshire +37 128 £45,000 -25.00% 19
North West +54 124 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Leeds +34 119 £45,000 -25.00% 18
Bristol +10 113 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England -23 109 £45,000 -2.70% 48
Scotland +16 104 £37,500 -11.76% 24
East Midlands +16 101 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands +40 95 £45,000 +42.85% 19
Berkshire -1 95 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Surrey -8 89 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Reading +18 71 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Manchester +25 70 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Hertfordshire +4 59 £53,750 -25.86% 10
Glasgow +8 57 £35,500 -16.47% 5
Birmingham +28 55 £45,000 +76.47% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 50 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Northamptonshire -8 48 £51,250 +7.89%
Hampshire -19 48 £47,000 +9.94% 5
Edinburgh +2 45 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Northampton -10 45 £52,500 +10.52%
Milton Keynes +11 44 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Oxfordshire +1 43 £60,000 +23.71% 14
Cambridge +14 40 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire -14 40 £45,000 +9.09% 27

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2694 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2165 (40.06%) Java
3 1934 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 1651 (30.55%) HTML
5 1496 (27.68%) Linux
6 1355 (25.07%) TDD
7 1347 (24.93%) CSS
8 1196 (22.13%) Python
9 1142 (21.13%) PHP
10 1076 (19.91%) SQL
11 1027 (19.00%) MVC
12 905 (16.75%) .NET
13 902 (16.69%) Degree
14 900 (16.65%) C#
15 889 (16.45%) MySQL
16 882 (16.32%) Web Services
17 877 (16.23%) Git (software)
18 859 (15.90%) Software Engineering
19 854 (15.80%) Oracle
20 844 (15.62%) Ruby
21 829 (15.34%) Finance
22 820 (15.17%) Scrum
23 819 (15.16%) OO
24 801 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
25 776 (14.36%) jQuery
26 763 (14.12%) HTML5
27 736 (13.62%) E-Commerce
28 727 (13.45%) BDD
29 687 (12.71%) Spring
30 682 (12.62%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 538 (9.96%) Apache
2 457 (8.46%) Node.js
3 325 (6.01%) Tomcat
4 237 (4.39%) CMS
5 173 (3.20%) IIS
5 173 (3.20%) JBoss
6 171 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 155 (2.87%) nginx
8 154 (2.85%) Drupal
9 143 (2.65%) SharePoint
10 137 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
11 121 (2.24%) Apache Solr
12 118 (2.18%) OpenStack
13 108 (2.00%) WebLogic
14 100 (1.85%) Apache Pig
15 86 (1.59%) WordPress
15 86 (1.59%) SAS
16 76 (1.41%) Apache Spark
17 67 (1.24%) Confluence
18 60 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 262 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.15%) SPSS
3 46 (0.85%) MS Office
4 39 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.15%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.019%) Gephi
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 68 (1.26%) Magento
2 25 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.13%) Summit
8 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.11%) Odoo
9 5 (0.093%) RMDS
10 4 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.056%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.056%) AquaLogic BPM
11 3 (0.056%) Tridion
12 2 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.037%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.037%) Beauchamp
12 2 (0.037%) Shopify
13 1 (0.019%) Adobe Campaign
13 1 (0.019%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 534 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (4.03%) SaaS
3 152 (2.81%) GitHub
4 120 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 116 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 116 (2.15%) PaaS
6 111 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 82 (1.52%) IaaS
8 62 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
9 47 (0.87%) Office 365
10 42 (0.78%) Google Apps
11 29 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 24 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
15 14 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (0.20%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.19%) iPaaS
18 9 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 330 (6.11%) Internet
2 214 (3.96%) HTTP
3 180 (3.33%) Firewall
4 155 (2.87%) DNS
5 105 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 91 (1.68%) WAN
7 80 (1.48%) SAN
8 79 (1.46%) LAN
9 73 (1.35%) DHCP
10 62 (1.15%) LDAP
11 59 (1.09%) Broadband
12 54 (1.00%) Network Security
13 39 (0.72%) VLAN
14 36 (0.67%) SSL
15 32 (0.59%) SSH
16 26 (0.48%) MPLS
17 24 (0.44%) SMTP
18 21 (0.39%) VoIP
18 21 (0.39%) iSCSI
18 21 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 889 (16.45%) MySQL
2 648 (11.99%) MongoDB
3 639 (11.82%) SQL Server
4 588 (10.88%) NoSQL
5 439 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 427 (7.90%) Big Data
7 398 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
8 336 (6.22%) Hadoop
9 195 (3.61%) RDBMS
10 179 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 178 (3.29%) Redis
12 142 (2.63%) Apache Hive
13 109 (2.02%) Oracle Database
14 104 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
15 90 (1.67%) Pentaho
16 74 (1.37%) Mahout
17 68 (1.26%) HBase
18 55 (1.02%) DB2
19 51 (0.94%) Couchbase
20 48 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 877 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 534 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 474 (8.77%) Selenium
4 384 (7.11%) Subversion
5 273 (5.05%) Maven
6 263 (4.87%) JUnit
7 257 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 234 (4.33%) JIRA
9 213 (3.94%) NUnit
10 205 (3.79%) WebDriver
11 177 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 126 (2.33%) JMeter
13 125 (2.31%) Eclipse
14 110 (2.04%) Ant
15 107 (1.98%) SpecFlow
16 103 (1.91%) Hudson
17 91 (1.68%) Visual Studio
17 91 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
18 90 (1.67%) Grunt
19 80 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 829 (15.34%) Finance
2 240 (4.44%) Banking
3 237 (4.39%) Games
4 224 (4.15%) Marketing
5 220 (4.07%) Retail
6 186 (3.44%) Telecoms
7 115 (2.13%) Back Office
8 107 (1.98%) Publishing
9 93 (1.72%) Law
10 82 (1.52%) Advertising
11 65 (1.20%) Investment Banking
12 51 (0.94%) Front Office
12 51 (0.94%) Automotive
13 38 (0.70%) Legal
14 31 (0.57%) Electronics
15 27 (0.50%) Online Betting
16 20 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.30%) Local Government
18 14 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2646 (48.96%) Developer
2 642 (11.88%) Java Developer
3 615 (11.38%) Senior Developer
4 588 (10.88%) Architect
5 381 (7.05%) Software Engineer
6 275 (5.09%) Web Developer
7 271 (5.01%) PHP Developer
8 264 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
9 257 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 232 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 226 (4.18%) Analyst
12 193 (3.57%) C# Developer
13 181 (3.35%) Administrator
14 179 (3.31%) Lead Developer
15 178 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
16 171 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 160 (2.96%) Consultant
18 152 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
19 146 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
20 144 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1651 (30.55%) HTML
2 1347 (24.93%) CSS
3 905 (16.75%) .NET
4 882 (16.32%) Web Services
5 776 (14.36%) jQuery
6 763 (14.12%) HTML5
7 687 (12.71%) Spring
8 682 (12.62%) AngularJS
9 518 (9.59%) Hibernate
9 518 (9.59%) XML
10 497 (9.20%) CSS3
11 487 (9.01%) REST
12 434 (8.03%) ASP.NET
13 326 (6.03%) J2EE
13 326 (6.03%) LAMP
14 316 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 314 (5.81%) JSON
16 307 (5.68%) RESTful
17 267 (4.94%) SOAP
18 228 (4.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 621 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 383 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 336 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 297 (5.50%) User Experience
5 248 (4.59%) Blog
6 240 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 177 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 163 (3.02%) Data Centre
9 152 (2.81%) Visualisation
10 130 (2.41%) Mathematics
11 120 (2.22%) Management Information System
12 91 (1.68%) Social Media
13 85 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 72 (1.33%) Digital Media
15 63 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 62 (1.15%) BBC
17 58 (1.07%) Blackberry
18 55 (1.02%) Social Network
19 52 (0.96%) GIS
19 52 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1496 (27.68%) Linux
2 642 (11.88%) Windows
3 393 (7.27%) UNIX
4 310 (5.74%) Android
5 282 (5.22%) Apple iOS
6 153 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 137 (2.54%) CentOS
8 104 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 77 (1.42%) Debian
10 55 (1.02%) Solaris
11 51 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
15 25 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
16 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (0.31%) Fedora
18 15 (0.28%) AIX
19 11 (0.20%) HPUX
19 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2694 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1355 (25.07%) TDD
3 1027 (19.00%) MVC
4 859 (15.90%) Software Engineering
5 820 (15.17%) Scrum
6 819 (15.16%) OO
7 801 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
8 736 (13.62%) E-Commerce
9 727 (13.45%) BDD
10 517 (9.57%) DevOps
11 498 (9.22%) Web Development
12 462 (8.55%) SOA
13 401 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 363 (6.72%) SDLC
15 347 (6.42%) Analytics
16 304 (5.63%) Test Automation
16 304 (5.63%) Configuration Management
17 297 (5.50%) Pair Programming
18 260 (4.81%) Unit Testing
19 219 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2165 (40.06%) Java
2 1934 (35.79%) JavaScript
3 1196 (22.13%) Python
4 1142 (21.13%) PHP
5 1076 (19.91%) SQL
6 900 (16.65%) C#
7 844 (15.62%) Ruby
8 474 (8.77%) Perl
9 308 (5.70%) C++
10 303 (5.61%) Scala
11 219 (4.05%) Bash Shell
12 170 (3.15%) Groovy
13 164 (3.03%) C
14 128 (2.37%) R
15 93 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 91 (1.68%) Shell Script
17 86 (1.59%) Objective-C
18 85 (1.57%) Clojure
19 82 (1.52%) PL/SQL
20 66 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 902 (16.69%) Degree
2 161 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 90 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (1.11%) ISEB
6 54 (1.00%) CCNA
7 48 (0.89%) CCNP
8 43 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 32 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 31 (0.57%) PhD
11 30 (0.56%) RHCE
12 26 (0.48%) CCIE
13 21 (0.39%) CISSP
14 18 (0.33%) RHCSA
15 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (0.28%) JNCIE
17 13 (0.24%) CEH
17 13 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (0.15%) MCITP
18 8 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (9.23%) QA
2 31 (0.57%) SLA
3 30 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.56%) COBIT
4 17 (0.31%) WCAG
5 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 7 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.13%) MiFID
9 5 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.074%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.056%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.056%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.037%) Basel II
12 2 (0.037%) FISMA
13 1 (0.019%) WAI
13 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.019%) Section 508
System Software
1 180 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (1.44%) Docker
3 53 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 51 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.93%) Varnish
6 48 (0.89%) VirtualBox
6 48 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 40 (0.74%) NFS
8 30 (0.56%) KVM
9 27 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 26 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (0.35%) Xen
12 18 (0.33%) HDFS
13 17 (0.31%) vSphere
14 15 (0.28%) iptables
14 15 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.28%) vCloud
15 11 (0.20%) LXC
16 10 (0.19%) VMware ESX
17 7 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 438 (8.11%) Puppet
2 323 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (2.61%) Nagios
4 112 (2.07%) Ansible
5 101 (1.87%) Vagrant
6 56 (1.04%) ZABBIX
7 45 (0.83%) Cacti
8 32 (0.59%) Cobbler
8 32 (0.59%) Graphite
9 28 (0.52%) logstash
10 24 (0.44%) Salt
10 24 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (0.39%) Kibana
12 18 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
12 18 (0.33%) Nmap
13 17 (0.31%) Mesos
14 16 (0.30%) OpenView
15 15 (0.28%) TeamSite
16 14 (0.26%) Tivoli
16 14 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 854 (15.80%) Oracle
2 551 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 236 (4.37%) VMware
4 218 (4.03%) Red Hat
4 218 (4.03%) Google
5 151 (2.79%) Zend
6 147 (2.72%) Cisco
7 144 (2.66%) IBM
8 104 (1.92%) HP
9 96 (1.78%) Adobe
10 94 (1.74%) hybris
11 91 (1.68%) Talend
12 87 (1.61%) Facebook
13 84 (1.55%) Sybase
14 80 (1.48%) Cognos
15 59 (1.09%) Informatica
16 58 (1.07%) SAP
17 57 (1.05%) Teradata
17 57 (1.05%) Splunk
18 51 (0.94%) ATG
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + generous pension + benefits + work
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Life, Health etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago