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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 108 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2745 2722 2838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.79% 2.49% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.86% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2121 2327
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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
86518 95019 103203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72369 77647 83700
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +18 2585 £57,500 +9.52% 359
London +7 1517 £65,000 +8.33% 187
South East 0 329 £50,000 +11.11% 57
City of London +13 210 £60,500 +0.83% 57
South West +30 182 £45,000 +5.88% 36
West Midlands +33 155 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Yorkshire -2 109 £47,500 +8.95% 19
North West +11 106 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East of England +27 99 £57,500 +27.77% 16
Scotland +2 86 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Berkshire -4 81 £50,000 +11.11% 13
West Yorkshire -21 80 £50,000 +14.69% 14
Hampshire +34 74 £40,500 -14.28% 14
Bristol -7 72 £45,000 +2.85% 19
Manchester +7 70 £46,658 +9.78% 10
Leeds -28 65 £50,000 +14.69% 13
Surrey -5 60 £52,500 +5.00% 10
East Midlands -23 59 £48,000 -4.00% 8
Warwickshire +51 53 £27,500 -48.83% 3
Birmingham -15 53 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Glasgow -10 51 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Somerset +27 48 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Reading -6 46 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Oxfordshire -9 43 £54,000 +8.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -4 35 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Edinburgh +3 32 £45,000 - 6
Cambridge -4 31 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hertfordshire -5 28 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 27 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Oxford -9 27 £54,000 -16.92% 7

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3080 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2617 (46.23%) Java
3 1858 (32.82%) Linux
4 1810 (31.97%) JavaScript
5 1386 (24.48%) HTML
6 1344 (23.74%) Python
7 1291 (22.81%) TDD
8 1088 (19.22%) Scrum
9 1078 (19.04%) Software Engineering
10 1023 (18.07%) DevOps
11 1014 (17.91%) SQL
12 1001 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
13 992 (17.52%) Degree
14 980 (17.31%) CSS
15 940 (16.60%) Finance
16 920 (16.25%) .NET
17 863 (15.24%) C#
18 832 (14.70%) MySQL
19 824 (14.56%) Ruby
20 823 (14.54%) Git (software)
21 811 (14.33%) Jenkins
21 811 (14.33%) Web Services
22 790 (13.96%) AngularJS
23 786 (13.88%) OO
24 775 (13.69%) PHP
25 769 (13.58%) Puppet
26 750 (13.25%) HTML5
27 742 (13.11%) Spring
28 741 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
29 705 (12.45%) 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
1 575 (10.16%) Apache
2 342 (6.04%) Tomcat
3 259 (4.58%) Apache Spark
4 236 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 217 (3.83%) JBoss
6 189 (3.34%) OpenStack
7 183 (3.23%) CMS
8 166 (2.93%) nginx
9 143 (2.53%) Apache Pig
10 114 (2.01%) WebLogic
11 113 (2.00%) Drupal
12 86 (1.52%) WebSphere
13 83 (1.47%) Alfresco
13 83 (1.47%) WordPress
14 81 (1.43%) Joomla!
15 71 (1.25%) Jetty
16 70 (1.24%) Confluence
17 67 (1.18%) SAS
18 63 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
18 63 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 226 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 28 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.26%) MS Office
6 12 (0.21%) Mingle
7 10 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.11%) HipChat
11 4 (0.071%) SPSS
12 3 (0.053%) MS Project
13 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.035%) Blender
14 1 (0.018%) GIMP
14 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 80 (1.41%) Magento
2 32 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 14 (0.25%) osCommerce
6 13 (0.23%) Odoo
7 8 (0.14%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.053%) ReMetrica
11 3 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.035%) Endur
12 2 (0.035%) SAP FI
13 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.018%) SAP HR
13 1 (0.018%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 741 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 271 (4.79%) GitHub
3 260 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 235 (4.15%) SaaS
5 138 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 126 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 116 (2.05%) PaaS
8 103 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 79 (1.40%) IaaS
10 68 (1.20%) Amazon S3
11 45 (0.79%) OpenShift
12 34 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
14 29 (0.51%) Google Apps
15 28 (0.49%) Google Analytics
16 27 (0.48%) Google App Engine
17 22 (0.39%) Office 365
18 19 (0.34%) CloudFront
19 18 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 18 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 305 (5.39%) Internet
2 216 (3.82%) HTTP
3 203 (3.59%) Firewall
4 193 (3.41%) DNS
5 189 (3.34%) TCP/IP
6 135 (2.38%) SAN
7 90 (1.59%) WAN
8 74 (1.31%) LAN
9 63 (1.11%) SSL
10 58 (1.02%) LDAP
11 38 (0.67%) DHCP
12 35 (0.62%) Network Security
13 34 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 27 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (0.48%) Wireshark
15 26 (0.46%) BGP
15 26 (0.46%) VPN
16 25 (0.44%) IPv6
17 21 (0.37%) SNMP
18 19 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (14.70%) MySQL
2 705 (12.45%) MongoDB
3 691 (12.21%) Big Data
4 687 (12.14%) NoSQL
5 483 (8.53%) Hadoop
6 404 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 390 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
8 317 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 284 (5.02%) Relational Database
10 167 (2.95%) Apache Hive
11 155 (2.74%) Neo4j
12 130 (2.30%) Redis
13 113 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 96 (1.70%) Impala
15 87 (1.54%) Couchbase
16 86 (1.52%) HBase
17 80 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (1.31%) CouchDB
18 74 (1.31%) Oracle Database
19 71 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 823 (14.54%) Git (software)
2 811 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 492 (8.69%) Maven
4 457 (8.07%) Selenium
5 299 (5.28%) Subversion
6 282 (4.98%) JUnit
7 274 (4.84%) JIRA
8 269 (4.75%) Cucumber
9 184 (3.25%) TeamCity
10 157 (2.77%) Gradle
11 143 (2.53%) Ant
12 130 (2.30%) Vagrant
13 123 (2.17%) Eclipse
14 122 (2.16%) WebDriver
15 107 (1.89%) TestNG
16 105 (1.85%) Hudson
17 103 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 94 (1.66%) JMeter
19 92 (1.63%) Visual Studio
20 90 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 940 (16.60%) Finance
2 435 (7.68%) Banking
3 324 (5.72%) Marketing
4 312 (5.51%) Games
5 257 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 227 (4.01%) Retail
7 145 (2.56%) Law
8 67 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.08%) Publishing
10 53 (0.94%) Advertising
11 45 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 45 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 45 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 35 (0.62%) Electronics
13 32 (0.57%) Local Government
14 20 (0.35%) Front Office
15 18 (0.32%) Back Office
16 17 (0.30%) Legal
17 16 (0.28%) French Language
18 15 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2490 (43.99%) Developer
2 950 (16.78%) Java Developer
3 566 (10.00%) Architect
4 542 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 397 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 367 (6.48%) Software Engineer
7 345 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 287 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 257 (4.54%) C# Developer
10 252 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
11 247 (4.36%) .NET Developer
12 223 (3.94%) PHP Developer
13 221 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
14 214 (3.78%) Consultant
15 208 (3.67%) Administrator
16 203 (3.59%) Java Engineer
17 200 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 200 (3.53%) Software Developer
18 193 (3.41%) Web Developer
19 191 (3.37%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1386 (24.48%) HTML
2 980 (17.31%) CSS
3 920 (16.25%) .NET
4 811 (14.33%) Web Services
5 790 (13.96%) AngularJS
6 750 (13.25%) HTML5
7 742 (13.11%) Spring
8 632 (11.16%) REST
9 591 (10.44%) Node.js
10 533 (9.42%) XML
11 516 (9.11%) jQuery
12 401 (7.08%) RESTful
13 353 (6.24%) JSON
14 348 (6.15%) J2EE
15 341 (6.02%) Hibernate
16 316 (5.58%) LAMP
17 303 (5.35%) React
18 285 (5.03%) CSS3
19 276 (4.88%) Java EE
20 262 (4.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 643 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 434 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (5.46%) User Experience
4 266 (4.70%) Mathematics
5 255 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 173 (3.06%) Fintech
7 162 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 160 (2.83%) Visualisation
9 139 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 131 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 112 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 112 (1.98%) Social Media
12 76 (1.34%) Physics
13 71 (1.25%) Statistics
14 64 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 62 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 54 (0.95%) Blog
17 49 (0.87%) Cryptography
18 48 (0.85%) Clustering
19 46 (0.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1858 (32.82%) Linux
2 662 (11.69%) Unix
3 546 (9.64%) Windows
4 227 (4.01%) Android
5 226 (3.99%) Ubuntu
6 224 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 180 (3.18%) CentOS
8 136 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (1.63%) Windows Server
10 90 (1.59%) Debian
11 62 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 32 (0.57%) FreeBSD
13 26 (0.46%) Solaris
14 17 (0.30%) Mesosphere
14 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (0.28%) Tizen
16 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (0.21%) VMS
17 12 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3080 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1291 (22.81%) TDD
3 1088 (19.22%) Scrum
4 1078 (19.04%) Software Engineering
5 1023 (18.07%) DevOps
6 1001 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
7 786 (13.88%) OO
8 573 (10.12%) MVC
9 498 (8.80%) BDD
10 478 (8.44%) E-Commerce
11 473 (8.36%) Analytics
12 460 (8.13%) Web Development
13 454 (8.02%) SOA
14 384 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 378 (6.68%) SDLC
16 339 (5.99%) Configuration Management
17 334 (5.90%) Microservices
18 308 (5.44%) Test Automation
19 294 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
20 290 (5.12%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2617 (46.23%) Java
2 1810 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 1344 (23.74%) Python
4 1014 (17.91%) SQL
5 863 (15.24%) C#
6 824 (14.56%) Ruby
7 775 (13.69%) PHP
8 518 (9.15%) Scala
9 470 (8.30%) Perl
10 409 (7.22%) C++
11 400 (7.07%) Bash Shell
12 232 (4.10%) C
13 215 (3.80%) Shell Script
14 213 (3.76%) Groovy
15 165 (2.91%) R
16 159 (2.81%) Clojure
17 122 (2.16%) PowerShell
18 117 (2.07%) Go
19 87 (1.54%) PL/SQL
20 69 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 992 (17.52%) Degree
2 395 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 182 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 85 (1.50%) PhD
5 77 (1.36%) ISEB
6 74 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 64 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 63 (1.11%) CISSP
9 54 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (0.71%) CCNP
11 35 (0.62%) CCIE
11 35 (0.62%) CISM
11 35 (0.62%) SANS
12 28 (0.49%) CCNA
13 26 (0.46%) GIAC
13 26 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (0.41%) CEH
15 20 (0.35%) GCIH
16 19 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (7.35%) QA
2 63 (1.11%) SDET
3 38 (0.67%) COBIT
4 25 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.32%) SLA
7 16 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.12%) WCAG
9 5 (0.088%) GCP
10 4 (0.071%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.053%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.035%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.035%) WAI
13 1 (0.018%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.018%) HIPAA
System Software
1 473 (8.36%) Docker
2 177 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (1.75%) HDFS
4 89 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 80 (1.41%) NFS
6 79 (1.40%) Apache Flume
7 78 (1.38%) Active Directory
8 60 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 54 (0.95%) KVM
10 45 (0.79%) Ceph
11 43 (0.76%) VirtualBox
12 30 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 29 (0.51%) Xen
14 23 (0.41%) Cygwin
15 22 (0.39%) Varnish
16 21 (0.37%) Snort
17 17 (0.30%) Squid
18 14 (0.25%) VMware ESX
18 14 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 769 (13.58%) Puppet
2 414 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
3 338 (5.97%) Ansible
4 196 (3.46%) Nagios
5 74 (1.31%) Kubernetes
6 73 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 53 (0.94%) Mesos
8 50 (0.88%) Oozie
9 44 (0.78%) Graphite
9 44 (0.78%) logstash
10 41 (0.72%) Cacti
11 40 (0.71%) Kibana
12 38 (0.67%) Salt
13 35 (0.62%) Grafana
13 35 (0.62%) ZABBIX
14 31 (0.55%) Terraform
15 26 (0.46%) StatsD
16 24 (0.42%) CFEngine
16 24 (0.42%) HAProxy
16 24 (0.42%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 643 (11.36%) Oracle
2 557 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 319 (5.64%) Google
4 295 (5.21%) VMware
5 202 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 190 (3.36%) Cisco
7 185 (3.27%) IBM
8 169 (2.99%) HP
9 131 (2.31%) Cloudera
10 118 (2.08%) Hortonworks
11 110 (1.94%) MuleSoft
12 103 (1.82%) Zend
13 84 (1.48%) SAP
14 81 (1.43%) Facebook
15 79 (1.40%) Adobe
16 68 (1.20%) TIBCO
17 67 (1.18%) Talend
18 61 (1.08%) Tableau
19 59 (1.04%) Atlassian
20 55 (0.97%) MapR
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum equity, pension, gym membership
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus , training
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 20K + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 15K + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, bonus, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago