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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 114 128 141
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2728 2778 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.36% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.85% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2172 2299 1851
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 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 28 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
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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 +12 2554 £52,500 - 399
London +2 1424 £60,000 +9.09% 197
South East +1 373 £47,500 +5.55% 53
City of London +10 288 £60,000 +4.34% 47
Yorkshire +50 167 £47,500 -7.31% 37
South West +11 157 £42,500 +4.93% 27
West Yorkshire +58 141 £45,000 -21.73% 32
North West +46 135 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Leeds +50 128 £45,000 -25.00% 28
Scotland +24 116 £41,500 +3.75% 15
East of England -33 111 £45,000 - 30
East Midlands +19 102 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bristol +5 101 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Berkshire -1 99 £45,000 - 17
West Midlands +19 95 £46,250 +42.30% 17
Surrey -17 78 £57,500 +35.29% 7
Reading +10 71 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Manchester +25 70 £42,500 -1.16% 13
Hertfordshire +3 66 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 62 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Glasgow +13 58 £42,500 +3.65% 7
Edinburgh +10 58 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Milton Keynes +27 56 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Birmingham +16 52 £50,000 +96.07% 10
Hampshire -10 52 £46,250 +10.11% 6
Northamptonshire -7 41 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Cheshire +13 38 £42,500 +19.71% 4
Northampton -1 37 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 37 £45,000 +18.42% 14
Cambridge -13 36 £45,000 +18.42% 10

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 2739 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2146 (39.80%) Java
3 1900 (35.24%) JavaScript
4 1620 (30.04%) HTML
5 1495 (27.73%) Linux
6 1320 (24.48%) CSS
7 1306 (24.22%) TDD
8 1199 (22.24%) Python
9 1110 (20.59%) PHP
10 1101 (20.42%) SQL
11 979 (18.16%) MVC
12 905 (16.78%) .NET
13 904 (16.77%) Degree
14 896 (16.62%) Web Services
15 888 (16.47%) C#
16 884 (16.39%) MySQL
16 884 (16.39%) Oracle
17 881 (16.34%) Git (software)
18 850 (15.76%) Finance
18 850 (15.76%) Software Engineering
19 844 (15.65%) Scrum
20 839 (15.56%) Ruby
21 819 (15.19%) OO
22 788 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
23 761 (14.11%) E-Commerce
24 759 (14.08%) jQuery
25 746 (13.84%) HTML5
26 725 (13.45%) BDD
27 693 (12.85%) Spring
28 689 (12.78%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 550 (10.20%) Apache
2 454 (8.42%) Node.js
3 328 (6.08%) Tomcat
4 225 (4.17%) CMS
5 185 (3.43%) JBoss
6 180 (3.34%) WebSphere
7 162 (3.00%) IIS
8 161 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 143 (2.65%) nginx
10 141 (2.61%) SharePoint
11 138 (2.56%) Apache Solr
12 135 (2.50%) Drupal
13 126 (2.34%) OpenStack
14 111 (2.06%) WebLogic
15 110 (2.04%) Apache Pig
16 100 (1.85%) Apache Spark
17 85 (1.58%) SAS
18 74 (1.37%) WordPress
19 70 (1.30%) Confluence
20 68 (1.26%) Mule
Applications
1 244 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 71 (1.32%) SPSS
3 43 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 36 (0.67%) MS Office
5 18 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.093%) MS Project
10 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.056%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.019%) Gephi
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 76 (1.41%) Magento
2 27 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.19%) Odoo
7 8 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.093%) Summit
10 4 (0.074%) RMDS
11 3 (0.056%) AquaLogic BPM
11 3 (0.056%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.056%) Beauchamp
11 3 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.056%) Tridion
12 2 (0.037%) Shopify
12 2 (0.037%) ION MarketView
13 1 (0.019%) Adobe Campaign
13 1 (0.019%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 567 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (4.30%) SaaS
3 127 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 127 (2.36%) GitHub
4 126 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
5 123 (2.28%) PaaS
6 122 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 81 (1.50%) IaaS
8 65 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
9 48 (0.89%) Office 365
10 38 (0.70%) Google Apps
11 34 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 30 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.24%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.24%) Route 53
17 10 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 331 (6.14%) Internet
2 209 (3.88%) HTTP
3 169 (3.13%) Firewall
4 152 (2.82%) DNS
5 102 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 85 (1.58%) WAN
7 82 (1.52%) SAN
8 73 (1.35%) DHCP
9 70 (1.30%) LAN
10 63 (1.17%) LDAP
11 58 (1.08%) Broadband
12 51 (0.95%) Network Security
13 35 (0.65%) VLAN
14 31 (0.57%) SSH
15 30 (0.56%) SSL
16 25 (0.46%) SMTP
17 22 (0.41%) MPLS
18 21 (0.39%) Unified Communications
19 20 (0.37%) HTTPS
19 20 (0.37%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 884 (16.39%) MySQL
2 682 (12.65%) MongoDB
3 626 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 595 (11.03%) NoSQL
5 474 (8.79%) Big Data
6 431 (7.99%) Relational Database
7 401 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
8 372 (6.90%) Hadoop
9 210 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 209 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 160 (2.97%) Redis
11 160 (2.97%) Apache Hive
12 118 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
13 116 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 94 (1.74%) Pentaho
15 87 (1.61%) Mahout
16 77 (1.43%) HBase
17 59 (1.09%) Couchbase
18 55 (1.02%) DB2
19 54 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 881 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 575 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 495 (9.18%) Selenium
4 374 (6.94%) Subversion
5 303 (5.62%) Maven
6 288 (5.34%) JUnit
7 261 (4.84%) Cucumber
8 244 (4.53%) JIRA
9 223 (4.14%) NUnit
10 196 (3.64%) WebDriver
11 163 (3.02%) TeamCity
12 128 (2.37%) Eclipse
13 122 (2.26%) Ant
14 107 (1.98%) SpecFlow
15 106 (1.97%) Hudson
16 104 (1.93%) JMeter
17 96 (1.78%) Visual Studio
18 95 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
19 89 (1.65%) Grunt
20 85 (1.58%) FitNesse
General
1 850 (15.76%) Finance
2 283 (5.25%) Banking
3 246 (4.56%) Games
4 234 (4.34%) Retail
5 223 (4.14%) Marketing
6 187 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 117 (2.17%) Back Office
8 108 (2.00%) Law
9 102 (1.89%) Publishing
10 72 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 68 (1.26%) Advertising
12 50 (0.93%) Front Office
13 48 (0.89%) Automotive
14 37 (0.69%) Legal
15 28 (0.52%) Electronics
16 26 (0.48%) Online Betting
17 23 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.41%) Manufacturing
19 17 (0.32%) Local Government
20 15 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2620 (48.59%) Developer
2 654 (12.13%) Java Developer
3 607 (11.26%) Senior Developer
4 590 (10.94%) Architect
5 385 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 272 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 265 (4.91%) Web Developer
8 261 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 259 (4.80%) PHP Developer
10 222 (4.12%) Software Developer
11 220 (4.08%) Analyst
12 198 (3.67%) C# Developer
13 189 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
14 184 (3.41%) Administrator
15 173 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 171 (3.17%) Lead Developer
17 158 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
18 148 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
19 144 (2.67%) Consultant
20 140 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1620 (30.04%) HTML
2 1320 (24.48%) CSS
3 905 (16.78%) .NET
4 896 (16.62%) Web Services
5 759 (14.08%) jQuery
6 746 (13.84%) HTML5
7 693 (12.85%) Spring
8 689 (12.78%) AngularJS
9 528 (9.79%) Hibernate
10 518 (9.61%) XML
11 495 (9.18%) REST
12 460 (8.53%) CSS3
13 425 (7.88%) ASP.NET
14 324 (6.01%) JSON
15 323 (5.99%) J2EE
16 314 (5.82%) RESTful
17 302 (5.60%) LAMP
18 300 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 293 (5.43%) SOAP
20 237 (4.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 604 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 367 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 364 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 291 (5.40%) User Experience
5 234 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 228 (4.23%) Blog
7 183 (3.39%) Algorithms
8 160 (2.97%) Visualisation
9 150 (2.78%) Data Centre
10 140 (2.60%) Mathematics
11 128 (2.37%) Management Information System
12 89 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 85 (1.58%) Social Media
14 66 (1.22%) Digital Media
15 59 (1.09%) Data Integration
16 55 (1.02%) Blackberry
17 54 (1.00%) Hedge funds
18 53 (0.98%) Statistics
19 52 (0.96%) Public Cloud
20 51 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1495 (27.73%) Linux
2 649 (12.04%) Windows
3 396 (7.34%) UNIX
4 307 (5.69%) Android
5 283 (5.25%) Apple iOS
6 154 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 144 (2.67%) CentOS
8 99 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 84 (1.56%) Debian
10 51 (0.95%) Solaris
11 42 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
15 26 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (0.32%) AIX
17 14 (0.26%) Fedora
17 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.17%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2739 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1306 (24.22%) TDD
3 979 (18.16%) MVC
4 850 (15.76%) Software Engineering
5 844 (15.65%) Scrum
6 819 (15.19%) OO
7 788 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
8 761 (14.11%) E-Commerce
9 725 (13.45%) BDD
10 534 (9.90%) DevOps
11 469 (8.70%) SOA
12 464 (8.61%) Web Development
13 396 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 373 (6.92%) Analytics
15 356 (6.60%) SDLC
16 308 (5.71%) Test Automation
17 294 (5.45%) Configuration Management
18 277 (5.14%) Pair Programming
19 256 (4.75%) Unit Testing
20 221 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2146 (39.80%) Java
2 1900 (35.24%) JavaScript
3 1199 (22.24%) Python
4 1110 (20.59%) PHP
5 1101 (20.42%) SQL
6 888 (16.47%) C#
7 839 (15.56%) Ruby
8 473 (8.77%) Perl
9 329 (6.10%) Scala
10 293 (5.43%) C++
11 218 (4.04%) Bash Shell
12 181 (3.36%) Groovy
13 172 (3.19%) C
14 142 (2.63%) R
15 97 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 96 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 89 (1.65%) T-SQL
17 89 (1.65%) Clojure
18 87 (1.61%) PL/SQL
19 65 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 904 (16.77%) Degree
2 183 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 102 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.02%) ISEB
5 53 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (0.85%) CCNA
7 42 (0.78%) CCNP
8 40 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 34 (0.63%) PhD
10 31 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 28 (0.52%) RHCE
12 23 (0.43%) CISSP
13 20 (0.37%) CCIE
14 16 (0.30%) RHCSA
15 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.26%) JNCIE
17 12 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (0.20%) CEH
19 8 (0.15%) CISM
19 8 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (9.05%) QA
2 40 (0.74%) COBIT
3 32 (0.59%) SLA
4 27 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.30%) WCAG
5 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) MiFID
7 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.093%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.074%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.056%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.056%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.037%) Basel II
12 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.019%) Section 508
12 1 (0.019%) HL7
12 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 178 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (1.59%) Docker
3 66 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 54 (1.00%) Apache Flume
5 53 (0.98%) Varnish
6 45 (0.83%) VirtualBox
7 43 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 40 (0.74%) NFS
9 33 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 30 (0.56%) KVM
11 29 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (0.45%) HDFS
13 23 (0.43%) vCloud
14 21 (0.39%) Xen
15 19 (0.35%) iptables
16 16 (0.30%) vSphere
17 11 (0.20%) Terminal Services
18 10 (0.19%) VMware ESX
19 9 (0.17%) LXC
20 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 454 (8.42%) Puppet
2 332 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (2.76%) Nagios
4 118 (2.19%) Ansible
5 101 (1.87%) Vagrant
6 67 (1.24%) ZABBIX
7 45 (0.83%) Cacti
8 37 (0.69%) Graphite
9 33 (0.61%) Cobbler
10 29 (0.54%) logstash
11 25 (0.46%) Salt
12 24 (0.45%) Kibana
13 22 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (0.37%) Mesos
15 18 (0.33%) Tivoli
15 18 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
16 17 (0.32%) Zenoss
16 17 (0.32%) Nmap
17 16 (0.30%) OpenView
17 16 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 884 (16.39%) Oracle
2 541 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 246 (4.56%) VMware
4 231 (4.28%) Red Hat
5 210 (3.89%) Google
6 154 (2.86%) IBM
7 135 (2.50%) Zend
8 130 (2.41%) Cisco
9 107 (1.98%) hybris
10 101 (1.87%) Adobe
11 95 (1.76%) Talend
12 93 (1.72%) HP
13 85 (1.58%) Cognos
14 83 (1.54%) Facebook
15 71 (1.32%) Sybase
16 67 (1.24%) Splunk
17 65 (1.21%) Informatica
18 64 (1.19%) Teradata
19 60 (1.11%) Tableau
20 57 (1.06%) ATG
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per day + bonus and benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + D.O.E. and includes package
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + flexible benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 60000 Plus Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent bens
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago