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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK
Rank 114 110 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2228 2757 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.65% 2.75% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.14% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 2248 2006
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%

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
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -5 2066 £55,000 - 356
London -15 1051 £65,000 +8.33% 171
South East +23 350 £50,000 - 55
South West +26 167 £42,500 -5.55% 33
City of London -7 126 £62,500 +4.16% 43
Berkshire +74 117 £50,000 -20.00% 15
North West +3 115 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Yorkshire +43 113 £40,000 -5.88% 27
West Midlands -35 100 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England -22 93 £60,000 +20.00% 23
Bristol +9 90 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Manchester -9 86 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Scotland -1 82 £49,000 +8.88% 13
West Yorkshire +33 77 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Reading +72 68 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Leeds +16 61 £39,250 -7.64% 16
Edinburgh +5 60 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Hampshire +19 52 £40,000 -15.78% 11
East Midlands +13 52 £46,250 +21.71% 3
Surrey +8 49 £52,500 -16.00% 12
Oxfordshire -4 43 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hertfordshire -4 38 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +17 34 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 32 £47,000 -1.05% 3
Birmingham -51 31 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Nottingham +14 30 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Milton Keynes -5 28 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 22 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Basingstoke +12 21 £35,000 - 2
Essex -2 21 £52,500 +5.00% 5

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 2399 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2081 (44.15%) Java
3 1578 (33.48%) Linux
4 1512 (32.08%) JavaScript
5 1182 (25.08%) Python
6 1165 (24.72%) HTML
7 1024 (21.73%) DevOps
8 937 (19.88%) Software Engineering
9 935 (19.84%) Finance
10 899 (19.07%) Scrum
11 849 (18.01%) CSS
12 842 (17.87%) TDD
13 830 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
14 804 (17.06%) .NET
15 801 (17.00%) SQL
16 773 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
17 762 (16.17%) C#
18 729 (15.47%) PHP
19 699 (14.83%) AngularJS
20 681 (14.45%) Degree
21 678 (14.39%) OO
22 637 (13.52%) Web Services
23 629 (13.35%) NoSQL
24 621 (13.18%) Puppet
25 615 (13.05%) Git (software)
26 587 (12.45%) Jenkins
27 583 (12.37%) Spring
28 579 (12.29%) Ruby
29 573 (12.16%) MVC
30 549 (11.65%) HTML5

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
1 477 (10.12%) Apache
2 270 (5.73%) JBoss
3 247 (5.24%) Tomcat
4 239 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
5 195 (4.14%) Apache Spark
6 166 (3.52%) WebSphere
7 152 (3.23%) CMS
8 148 (3.14%) WebLogic
9 130 (2.76%) nginx
10 120 (2.55%) IIS
11 116 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 104 (2.21%) SharePoint
13 90 (1.91%) WordPress
14 85 (1.80%) Apache Pig
14 85 (1.80%) OpenStack
15 80 (1.70%) Drupal
16 61 (1.29%) Alfresco
17 56 (1.19%) Confluence
18 50 (1.06%) Jetty
19 47 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 230 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.64%) MS Office
3 23 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.45%) SPSS
5 19 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.064%) Gephi
10 3 (0.064%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.064%) Stata
11 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.042%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.042%) Weka
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.021%) Blender
12 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.021%) HipChat
12 1 (0.021%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 57 (1.21%) Magento
2 51 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.57%) SAP ECC
3 27 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 27 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 27 (0.57%) SAP hybris
4 22 (0.47%) SAP MDM
5 20 (0.42%) osCommerce
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.085%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.064%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.042%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.042%) FastStats
9 2 (0.042%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.042%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 773 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
2 348 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 266 (5.64%) GitHub
4 129 (2.74%) SaaS
5 127 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
6 125 (2.65%) PaaS
7 98 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 95 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (1.59%) IaaS
10 68 (1.44%) Office 365
11 48 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 34 (0.72%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (0.51%) Heroku
15 23 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
16 19 (0.40%) Google Play
17 16 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
18 15 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 205 (4.35%) HTTP
2 199 (4.22%) TCP/IP
3 190 (4.03%) DNS
4 168 (3.56%) Internet
5 134 (2.84%) Firewall
6 67 (1.42%) DHCP
7 62 (1.32%) SSL
8 59 (1.25%) VoIP
9 54 (1.15%) WAN
10 47 (1.00%) LDAP
10 47 (1.00%) Network Security
11 42 (0.89%) Intranet
12 39 (0.83%) SAN
13 36 (0.76%) Wireless
14 32 (0.68%) Kerberos
14 32 (0.68%) Skype
15 30 (0.64%) LAN
15 30 (0.64%) VPN
15 30 (0.64%) Wireshark
16 29 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (13.35%) NoSQL
2 546 (11.58%) MongoDB
3 543 (11.52%) MySQL
4 509 (10.80%) Big Data
5 367 (7.79%) Hadoop
6 351 (7.45%) SQL Server
7 326 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 294 (6.24%) Relational Database
9 235 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
10 140 (2.97%) RDBMS
11 121 (2.57%) Neo4j
12 107 (2.27%) Redis
13 100 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 97 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
15 95 (2.02%) Apache Hive
16 63 (1.34%) Pentaho
17 57 (1.21%) HBase
18 47 (1.00%) GIS
19 45 (0.95%) Couchbase
20 38 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 615 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 587 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 308 (6.54%) Selenium
4 269 (5.71%) Maven
5 232 (4.92%) Subversion
6 219 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 216 (4.58%) JUnit
8 205 (4.35%) JIRA
9 185 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 147 (3.12%) Cucumber
11 139 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 134 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 111 (2.36%) Hudson
14 103 (2.19%) MSBuild
15 86 (1.82%) Gradle
16 76 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
17 74 (1.57%) Ant
17 74 (1.57%) Visual Studio
18 70 (1.49%) Jasmine
19 65 (1.38%) Eclipse
General
1 935 (19.84%) Finance
2 377 (8.00%) Banking
3 240 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 184 (3.90%) Marketing
5 173 (3.67%) Games
6 170 (3.61%) Retail
7 115 (2.44%) Advertising
8 84 (1.78%) Publishing
9 69 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 61 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.74%) Law
13 34 (0.72%) Local Government
14 32 (0.68%) Front Office
15 31 (0.66%) Legal
16 27 (0.57%) French Language
17 22 (0.47%) Back Office
18 19 (0.40%) Electronics
19 18 (0.38%) Billing
20 16 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1941 (41.18%) Developer
2 607 (12.88%) Java Developer
3 579 (12.29%) Architect
4 417 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 371 (7.87%) Software Engineer
6 323 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 232 (4.92%) PHP Developer
8 224 (4.75%) C# Developer
9 209 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 190 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 188 (3.99%) Administrator
12 184 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
13 182 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 180 (3.82%) Analyst
15 167 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
16 163 (3.46%) Java Engineer
17 158 (3.35%) Consultant
18 154 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
18 154 (3.27%) Lead Developer
19 140 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1165 (24.72%) HTML
2 849 (18.01%) CSS
3 804 (17.06%) .NET
4 699 (14.83%) AngularJS
5 637 (13.52%) Web Services
6 583 (12.37%) Spring
7 549 (11.65%) HTML5
8 508 (10.78%) Node.js
9 489 (10.38%) REST
10 360 (7.64%) XML
11 335 (7.11%) jQuery
12 302 (6.41%) RESTful
13 300 (6.37%) React
14 279 (5.92%) ASP.NET
15 273 (5.79%) JSON
16 240 (5.09%) SOAP
17 239 (5.07%) Hibernate
18 222 (4.71%) CSS3
19 221 (4.69%) Middleware
20 210 (4.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 503 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 360 (7.64%) User Experience
3 242 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 226 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 212 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 167 (3.54%) Algorithms
7 137 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 133 (2.82%) Mathematics
9 126 (2.67%) Fintech
10 98 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 91 (1.93%) Visualisation
12 85 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 83 (1.76%) Blog
14 82 (1.74%) Statistics
15 70 (1.49%) Social Media
16 69 (1.46%) Blockchain
17 63 (1.34%) Online Banking
17 63 (1.34%) Physics
18 59 (1.25%) Virtual Team
19 57 (1.21%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1578 (33.48%) Linux
2 460 (9.76%) Unix
2 460 (9.76%) Windows
3 192 (4.07%) Android
4 178 (3.78%) CentOS
5 174 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 150 (3.18%) Ubuntu
7 149 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 119 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 48 (1.02%) Debian
10 44 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.72%) Solaris
13 26 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
14 16 (0.34%) VMS
15 14 (0.30%) VxWorks
16 13 (0.28%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.25%) AIX
18 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2399 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1024 (21.73%) DevOps
3 937 (19.88%) Software Engineering
4 899 (19.07%) Scrum
5 842 (17.87%) TDD
6 830 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
7 678 (14.39%) OO
8 573 (12.16%) MVC
9 464 (9.85%) Microservices
10 419 (8.89%) SOA
11 407 (8.64%) Configuration Management
12 403 (8.55%) BDD
13 399 (8.47%) E-Commerce
14 365 (7.74%) SDLC
15 337 (7.15%) Analytics
16 328 (6.96%) Web Development
17 305 (6.47%) Mentoring
18 260 (5.52%) OOP
19 230 (4.88%) Kanban
20 225 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2081 (44.15%) Java
2 1512 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 1182 (25.08%) Python
4 801 (17.00%) SQL
5 762 (16.17%) C#
6 729 (15.47%) PHP
7 579 (12.29%) Ruby
8 389 (8.25%) Scala
9 356 (7.55%) C++
10 355 (7.53%) Bash Shell
11 313 (6.64%) Perl
12 253 (5.37%) C
13 216 (4.58%) Go
14 197 (4.18%) PowerShell
15 147 (3.12%) Groovy
16 94 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 91 (1.93%) Clojure
18 88 (1.87%) R
19 64 (1.36%) T-SQL
20 59 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 681 (14.45%) Degree
2 396 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 155 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 148 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 70 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 58 (1.23%) ISEB
7 54 (1.15%) PhD
8 36 (0.76%) CISSP
9 31 (0.66%) CREST Certified
10 30 (0.64%) OSCP
11 28 (0.59%) BC Cleared
12 27 (0.57%) CEH
13 26 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.47%) GPEN
16 19 (0.40%) GIAC
16 19 (0.40%) SANS
17 17 (0.36%) AWS Certification
17 17 (0.36%) CISA
17 17 (0.36%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (6.47%) QA
2 37 (0.79%) SDET
3 33 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.64%) GCP
5 27 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.51%) SLA
7 16 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.17%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.085%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.085%) MiFID
9 4 (0.085%) WCAG
10 3 (0.064%) COBIT
10 3 (0.064%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.064%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.042%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.021%) Basel III
12 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.021%) GDPR
12 1 (0.021%) HL7
12 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 404 (8.57%) Docker
2 165 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 65 (1.38%) HDFS
5 56 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.76%) Firmware
7 34 (0.72%) Varnish
8 29 (0.62%) KVM
9 28 (0.59%) Apache Flume
10 27 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 27 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (0.55%) Kamailio
12 19 (0.40%) Samba
12 19 (0.40%) vCloud
13 18 (0.38%) Squid
14 16 (0.34%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.30%) LXC
16 13 (0.28%) Xen
17 12 (0.25%) Dovecot
17 12 (0.25%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 621 (13.18%) Puppet
2 406 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 395 (8.38%) Ansible
4 146 (3.10%) Kubernetes
5 117 (2.48%) Nagios
6 85 (1.80%) Terraform
7 65 (1.38%) Salt
8 63 (1.34%) Mesos
9 41 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
10 39 (0.83%) Kibana
11 36 (0.76%) HAProxy
12 34 (0.72%) logstash
13 30 (0.64%) Oozie
13 30 (0.64%) Rancher
14 27 (0.57%) Graphite
15 25 (0.53%) Cacti
16 24 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 24 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
16 24 (0.51%) rkt
16 24 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 487 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 439 (9.31%) Oracle
3 244 (5.18%) Google
4 237 (5.03%) VMware
5 187 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 144 (3.06%) IBM
7 101 (2.14%) MuleSoft
8 79 (1.68%) Splunk
9 76 (1.61%) Talend
10 64 (1.36%) SAP
11 63 (1.34%) Cisco
11 63 (1.34%) hybris
12 56 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 56 (1.19%) Zend
13 49 (1.04%) Adobe
14 45 (0.95%) Facebook
15 40 (0.85%) HP
16 39 (0.83%) Atlassian
17 35 (0.74%) Hortonworks
17 35 (0.74%) Sitecore
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 15-22k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ease IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Inc Bonus +bens +incentives
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £60,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus, medical, dental pension, childcare, tra
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday