The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 127 139 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2752 2226 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.01% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.08% 6.19% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2162 1881 2336
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38896 35938 40081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.69% 32.53% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30852 29182 33819
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +10 2538 £50,000 +5.26% 198
London +5 1476 £55,000 +4.76% 110
South East +43 433 £44,000 -2.22% 29
City of London +20 318 £52,500 - 16
South West +28 151 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Scotland +58 138 £40,000 -0.62% 7
Surrey +46 127 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire 0 120 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Berkshire +39 117 £48,750 +8.33% 8
East of England -15 107 £52,500 +40.00% 12
Bristol +30 85 £40,000 - 7
West Yorkshire +20 83 £47,500 +27.51% 9
North West -17 77 £33,250 +2.30% 4
Leeds +15 71 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Oxfordshire -11 69 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Glasgow +8 67 £45,000 - 5
Edinburgh +30 66 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands -1 65 £45,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +45 63 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Hertfordshire +37 45 £65,000 +160.00% 3
Reading +3 45 £45,000 - 4
Oxford -15 45 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Manchester -24 45 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 41 £35,232 +6.76% 4
Tyne and Wear +20 41 £35,232 +8.40% 5
North East +18 41 £35,232 +8.40% 5
East Sussex +4 41 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Brighton +2 38 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 36 £45,500 -17.27% 4
Northamptonshire +8 34 £45,000 +12.50% 4

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2362 (43.58%) Java
2 1880 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 1862 (34.35%) HTML
4 1772 (32.69%) Linux
5 1432 (26.42%) CSS
6 1358 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
7 1343 (24.78%) PHP
8 1309 (24.15%) Python
9 1233 (22.75%) MySQL
10 1061 (19.58%) TDD
11 1048 (19.34%) Scrum
12 1000 (18.45%) Web Services
13 986 (18.19%) OO
14 960 (17.71%) jQuery
15 907 (16.73%) Ruby
16 902 (16.64%) Spring
17 893 (16.48%) SQL
18 876 (16.16%) E-Commerce
19 845 (15.59%) Degree
20 835 (15.41%) XML
21 826 (15.24%) C#
22 822 (15.17%) MVC
23 816 (15.06%) HTML5
24 805 (14.85%) .NET
25 796 (14.69%) Git (software)
26 730 (13.47%) Apache
27 714 (13.17%) Software Engineering
28 711 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
29 697 (12.86%) Oracle
30 658 (12.14%) Hibernate

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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
1 730 (13.47%) Apache
2 497 (9.17%) Tomcat
3 429 (7.92%) CMS
4 427 (7.88%) Drupal
5 335 (6.18%) Node.js
6 229 (4.23%) Alfresco
7 221 (4.08%) WebLogic
8 183 (3.38%) IIS
9 181 (3.34%) Apache Solr
10 175 (3.23%) WebSphere
11 160 (2.95%) SharePoint
11 160 (2.95%) WordPress
12 149 (2.75%) nginx
13 80 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
14 73 (1.35%) Liferay
15 72 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
16 63 (1.16%) SugarCRM
17 53 (0.98%) Confluence
18 50 (0.92%) Apache Pig
19 48 (0.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 220 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 96 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 44 (0.81%) MS Office
4 23 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.31%) SPSS
7 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.20%) MS Project
8 11 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.074%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) Mingle
11 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 223 (4.11%) Magento
2 34 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 30 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 26 (0.48%) AquaLogic BPM
5 22 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
6 17 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.26%) Summit
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.15%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.13%) osCommerce
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.055%) SiteCatalyst
12 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.037%) Zen Cart
13 1 (0.018%) Maximo
13 1 (0.018%) JDE OneWorld
13 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 276 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (3.73%) SaaS
2 202 (3.73%) GitHub
3 113 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 78 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 66 (1.22%) PaaS
6 56 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (0.98%) IaaS
8 41 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 32 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
10 30 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
11 24 (0.44%) Google Apps
11 24 (0.44%) Joyent
12 19 (0.35%) Google App Engine
13 16 (0.30%) Trello
14 14 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.18%) Route 53
16 5 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.092%) Heroku
16 5 (0.092%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 359 (6.62%) Internet
2 242 (4.46%) HTTP
3 194 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 191 (3.52%) Firewall
5 158 (2.92%) DNS
6 98 (1.81%) SAN
7 95 (1.75%) LDAP
8 87 (1.61%) VoIP
9 73 (1.35%) SMTP
10 68 (1.25%) VPN
10 68 (1.25%) SSL
11 63 (1.16%) Wireless
12 57 (1.05%) SSH
12 57 (1.05%) WAN
13 54 (1.00%) LAN
14 49 (0.90%) SNMP
15 42 (0.77%) DHCP
16 36 (0.66%) NAS
17 29 (0.54%) Ethernet
18 28 (0.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1233 (22.75%) MySQL
2 583 (10.76%) MongoDB
3 525 (9.69%) NoSQL
4 479 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 378 (6.97%) Relational Database
6 374 (6.90%) Big Data
7 371 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
8 268 (4.94%) Hadoop
9 204 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 152 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 134 (2.47%) Redis
12 102 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 86 (1.59%) Apache Hive
14 84 (1.55%) Pentaho
15 66 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 65 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 57 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (0.85%) Data Mining
19 44 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 44 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 796 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 529 (9.76%) Subversion
3 468 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 444 (8.19%) Maven
5 404 (7.45%) Selenium
6 268 (4.94%) JUnit
7 256 (4.72%) Cucumber
8 172 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 166 (3.06%) JIRA
10 158 (2.92%) Hudson
11 155 (2.86%) WebDriver
12 150 (2.77%) Visual Studio
13 147 (2.71%) Ant
14 111 (2.05%) SpecFlow
15 110 (2.03%) NUnit
16 95 (1.75%) TeamCity
17 77 (1.42%) Artifactory
17 77 (1.42%) JMeter
18 74 (1.37%) FitNesse
19 72 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 602 (11.11%) Finance
2 355 (6.55%) Marketing
3 274 (5.06%) Games
4 212 (3.91%) Retail
5 175 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 160 (2.95%) Banking
7 107 (1.97%) Advertising
7 107 (1.97%) Publishing
8 80 (1.48%) Back Office
9 58 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 46 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 44 (0.81%) Front Office
12 43 (0.79%) Online Betting
13 37 (0.68%) Legal
14 33 (0.61%) Electronics
14 33 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.48%) Law
16 13 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.22%) Billing
17 12 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2999 (55.33%) Developer
2 793 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 674 (12.44%) Senior Developer
4 463 (8.54%) PHP Developer
5 392 (7.23%) Architect
6 366 (6.75%) Web Developer
7 267 (4.93%) Administrator
8 265 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 245 (4.52%) .NET Developer
10 240 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
11 236 (4.35%) Analyst
12 218 (4.02%) Software Engineer
13 213 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
14 212 (3.91%) Software Developer
15 211 (3.89%) Programmer
16 202 (3.73%) Consultant
17 190 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 160 (2.95%) C# Developer
19 145 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
20 139 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1862 (34.35%) HTML
2 1432 (26.42%) CSS
3 1000 (18.45%) Web Services
4 960 (17.71%) jQuery
5 902 (16.64%) Spring
6 835 (15.41%) XML
7 816 (15.06%) HTML5
8 805 (14.85%) .NET
9 658 (12.14%) Hibernate
10 525 (9.69%) CSS3
11 446 (8.23%) LAMP
12 443 (8.17%) J2EE
13 386 (7.12%) Ajax
14 369 (6.81%) ASP.NET
15 366 (6.75%) SOAP
16 353 (6.51%) RESTful
17 341 (6.29%) REST
18 310 (5.72%) Ruby on Rails
19 308 (5.68%) JSON
20 293 (5.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 569 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 299 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 223 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 155 (2.86%) Blog
5 120 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 113 (2.08%) Social Media
6 113 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 109 (2.01%) GIS
8 76 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 75 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 74 (1.37%) Clustering
11 69 (1.27%) Social Network
12 66 (1.22%) Digital Media
13 64 (1.18%) Blackberry
14 53 (0.98%) W3C
15 50 (0.92%) Replication
16 49 (0.90%) Equities
17 46 (0.85%) Grid Computing
18 40 (0.74%) iPhone
19 38 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1772 (32.69%) Linux
2 637 (11.75%) Windows
3 474 (8.75%) UNIX
4 334 (6.16%) Android
5 287 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 281 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 251 (4.63%) Ubuntu
8 188 (3.47%) CentOS
9 162 (2.99%) Debian
10 101 (1.86%) Mac OS X
11 100 (1.85%) Solaris
12 39 (0.72%) AIX
13 37 (0.68%) FreeBSD
14 36 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
17 24 (0.44%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (0.33%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1358 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1061 (19.58%) TDD
3 1048 (19.34%) Scrum
4 986 (18.19%) OO
5 876 (16.16%) E-Commerce
6 822 (15.17%) MVC
7 714 (13.17%) Software Engineering
8 711 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
9 534 (9.85%) Web Development
10 526 (9.70%) BDD
11 431 (7.95%) SOA
12 378 (6.97%) OOP
13 374 (6.90%) Unit Testing
14 294 (5.42%) Content Management
15 289 (5.33%) Configuration Management
16 273 (5.04%) Project Management
17 234 (4.32%) Analytics
18 216 (3.99%) Pair Programming
19 210 (3.87%) OOD
20 196 (3.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2362 (43.58%) Java
2 1880 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 1343 (24.78%) PHP
4 1309 (24.15%) Python
5 907 (16.73%) Ruby
6 893 (16.48%) SQL
7 826 (15.24%) C#
8 514 (9.48%) Perl
9 438 (8.08%) C++
10 374 (6.90%) Bash Shell
11 372 (6.86%) Scala
12 222 (4.10%) C
13 171 (3.15%) PHP5
14 132 (2.44%) Groovy
15 128 (2.36%) Clojure
16 114 (2.10%) Shell Script
17 94 (1.73%) Objective-C
18 91 (1.68%) VB.NET
19 89 (1.64%) F#
20 88 (1.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 845 (15.59%) Degree
2 201 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 121 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 50 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 44 (0.81%) CISSP
6 41 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
6 41 (0.76%) CEH
6 41 (0.76%) ISEB
7 40 (0.74%) OSCP
8 38 (0.70%) GPEN
9 37 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.52%) CISMP
12 25 (0.46%) PhD
13 23 (0.42%) OSCE
14 21 (0.39%) GWAPT
14 21 (0.39%) GCIH
15 19 (0.35%) GIAC
15 19 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (7.58%) QA
2 74 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 37 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.59%) SLA
5 27 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.24%) Basel III
7 12 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.092%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.092%) ISO 9002
10 3 (0.055%) JTAG
11 2 (0.037%) WCAG
11 2 (0.037%) HL7
11 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 115 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.44%) Varnish
4 68 (1.25%) KVM
5 45 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.72%) Xen
7 27 (0.50%) NFS
8 21 (0.39%) vSphere
9 20 (0.37%) Samba
9 20 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.37%) Sendmail
10 19 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.31%) Snort
12 16 (0.30%) Postfix
13 15 (0.28%) qmail
14 13 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
14 13 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.18%) Squid
15 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 563 (10.39%) Puppet
2 463 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
3 229 (4.23%) Nagios
4 88 (1.62%) ZABBIX
5 75 (1.38%) Vagrant
6 54 (1.00%) Cacti
7 40 (0.74%) HAProxy
8 36 (0.66%) Zenoss
9 30 (0.55%) Capistrano
10 28 (0.52%) Ganglia
10 28 (0.52%) Ansible
11 21 (0.39%) CFEngine
11 21 (0.39%) OpenView
12 20 (0.37%) YUM
13 15 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.26%) Nessus
14 14 (0.26%) WSUS
14 14 (0.26%) Backup Exec
15 13 (0.24%) Munin
16 12 (0.22%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 697 (12.86%) Oracle
2 535 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 407 (7.51%) JBoss
4 379 (6.99%) Red Hat
5 299 (5.52%) Zend
6 211 (3.89%) Google
7 163 (3.01%) Facebook
8 138 (2.55%) VMware
9 132 (2.44%) Cisco
10 123 (2.27%) Twitter
11 121 (2.23%) IBM
12 94 (1.73%) ESRI
13 86 (1.59%) HP
14 81 (1.49%) Adobe
15 72 (1.33%) Talend
16 62 (1.14%) SAP
17 61 (1.13%) TIBCO
18 48 (0.89%) Sitecore
19 42 (0.77%) GigaSpaces
20 39 (0.72%) hybris
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Posted: 38 minutes ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent package, please enquire
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Hertfordshire
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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