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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 111 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2682 2710 2861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.73% 2.47% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.86% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 2096 2312
Median salary £55,684 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +14 2504 £57,500 +9.52% 352
London +6 1495 £62,500 +8.69% 196
South East -17 345 £47,500 +5.55% 47
City of London +22 208 £61,750 +7.39% 52
South West +26 168 £45,000 +5.88% 22
West Midlands +20 129 £45,000 +0.55% 16
North West +24 116 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Scotland +3 95 £45,000 +20.00% 13
East of England +13 90 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Yorkshire -18 88 £42,500 -15.00% 24
Surrey -15 85 £50,000 - 12
Berkshire -4 74 £48,750 +8.33% 19
Bristol -11 73 £45,000 - 12
Manchester +5 72 £45,000 +5.88% 16
West Yorkshire -28 69 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Hampshire +21 64 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Glasgow -10 58 £45,000 +26.76% 11
Leeds -19 58 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Birmingham -11 53 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Reading +1 50 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Oxfordshire -8 45 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh +22 42 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Warwickshire +33 41 £27,500 -47.61% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 41 £47,500 +5.55% 6
East Midlands -48 41 £45,000 - 6
Cambridge -7 37 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Somerset +15 33 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Basingstoke +12 32 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Milton Keynes +14 28 £47,500 +11.76% 1

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3074 (54.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2561 (45.81%) Java
3 1855 (33.18%) Linux
4 1776 (31.77%) JavaScript
5 1392 (24.90%) HTML
6 1336 (23.90%) Python
7 1242 (22.22%) TDD
8 1072 (19.18%) Scrum
9 1065 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 1050 (18.78%) Degree
11 1010 (18.07%) SQL
12 985 (17.62%) DevOps
13 983 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
14 980 (17.53%) CSS
15 889 (15.90%) .NET
16 883 (15.80%) Finance
17 850 (15.21%) MySQL
18 841 (15.04%) C#
19 820 (14.67%) Git (software)
20 815 (14.58%) OO
21 809 (14.47%) Web Services
22 794 (14.20%) Ruby
23 756 (13.52%) AngularJS
24 753 (13.47%) HTML5
25 748 (13.38%) MongoDB
26 742 (13.27%) Puppet
27 731 (13.08%) PHP
28 726 (12.99%) Jenkins
29 718 (12.84%) Spring
30 711 (12.72%) NoSQL

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
1 589 (10.54%) Apache
2 560 (10.02%) Node.js
3 360 (6.44%) Tomcat
4 266 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 228 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
6 219 (3.92%) JBoss
7 189 (3.38%) OpenStack
8 168 (3.01%) nginx
9 167 (2.99%) CMS
10 138 (2.47%) Apache Pig
11 119 (2.13%) Drupal
12 100 (1.79%) WebLogic
13 88 (1.57%) Alfresco
13 88 (1.57%) Joomla!
14 86 (1.54%) WebSphere
15 85 (1.52%) Confluence
16 80 (1.43%) WordPress
17 73 (1.31%) Mule
18 72 (1.29%) Jetty
19 66 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 223 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 36 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.20%) Mingle
6 11 (0.20%) S-PLUS
7 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.089%) MS Office
9 3 (0.054%) MS Project
9 3 (0.054%) SPSS
10 2 (0.036%) Gephi
11 1 (0.018%) Blender
Business Applications
1 91 (1.63%) Magento
2 37 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.32%) osCommerce
5 15 (0.27%) Odoo
6 11 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.072%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.054%) ReMetrica
10 3 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.036%) Endur
11 2 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.036%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.018%) Beauchamp
12 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.018%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 711 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (4.70%) SaaS
3 259 (4.63%) GitHub
4 244 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 133 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 123 (2.20%) PaaS
7 113 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 106 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 85 (1.52%) IaaS
10 65 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 41 (0.73%) OpenShift
12 32 (0.57%) Google App Engine
13 29 (0.52%) Google Apps
14 28 (0.50%) Google Analytics
15 27 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (0.47%) Office 365
17 22 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
18 21 (0.38%) CloudFront
19 19 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
19 19 (0.34%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 311 (5.56%) Internet
2 218 (3.90%) HTTP
3 206 (3.69%) Firewall
4 205 (3.67%) DNS
5 170 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 135 (2.42%) SAN
7 98 (1.75%) WAN
8 80 (1.43%) LAN
9 71 (1.27%) SSL
10 56 (1.00%) LDAP
11 43 (0.77%) DHCP
12 41 (0.73%) Network Security
13 29 (0.52%) BGP
13 29 (0.52%) IPv6
14 28 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (0.50%) Wireshark
15 27 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
16 26 (0.47%) VPN
17 24 (0.43%) WebEx
18 22 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (15.21%) MySQL
2 748 (13.38%) MongoDB
3 711 (12.72%) NoSQL
4 678 (12.13%) Big Data
5 474 (8.48%) Hadoop
6 418 (7.48%) SQL Server
7 397 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
8 324 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 296 (5.30%) Relational Database
10 160 (2.86%) Apache Hive
11 142 (2.54%) Redis
12 137 (2.45%) Neo4j
13 113 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 94 (1.68%) HBase
14 94 (1.68%) Impala
15 88 (1.57%) Couchbase
16 85 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
17 77 (1.38%) CouchDB
18 75 (1.34%) Data Mining
19 69 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 820 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 726 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 493 (8.82%) Maven
4 402 (7.19%) Selenium
5 311 (5.56%) Subversion
6 282 (5.04%) JIRA
7 251 (4.49%) JUnit
8 214 (3.83%) Cucumber
9 146 (2.61%) TeamCity
10 143 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 139 (2.49%) Ant
12 114 (2.04%) Hudson
13 104 (1.86%) Vagrant
13 104 (1.86%) WebDriver
14 102 (1.82%) Gradle
15 93 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 81 (1.45%) JMeter
17 76 (1.36%) Visual Studio
18 74 (1.32%) TestNG
19 70 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 883 (15.80%) Finance
2 415 (7.42%) Banking
3 327 (5.85%) Marketing
4 303 (5.42%) Games
5 273 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 234 (4.19%) Retail
7 149 (2.67%) Law
8 73 (1.31%) Publishing
9 57 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 50 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 45 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 45 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 44 (0.79%) Advertising
13 43 (0.77%) Electronics
14 32 (0.57%) Local Government
15 28 (0.50%) Front Office
16 23 (0.41%) Legal
17 21 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
18 20 (0.36%) Back Office
19 19 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 2449 (43.81%) Developer
2 909 (16.26%) Java Developer
3 532 (9.52%) Architect
4 515 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 368 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 358 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 314 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 263 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 251 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 235 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 226 (4.04%) .NET Developer
12 224 (4.01%) Administrator
12 224 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
13 218 (3.90%) Consultant
14 215 (3.85%) PHP Developer
15 209 (3.74%) Software Developer
16 201 (3.60%) Java Engineer
17 195 (3.49%) Web Developer
18 175 (3.13%) Analyst
19 169 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1392 (24.90%) HTML
2 980 (17.53%) CSS
3 889 (15.90%) .NET
4 809 (14.47%) Web Services
5 756 (13.52%) AngularJS
6 753 (13.47%) HTML5
7 718 (12.84%) Spring
8 637 (11.40%) REST
9 568 (10.16%) XML
10 521 (9.32%) jQuery
11 382 (6.83%) RESTful
12 378 (6.76%) JSON
13 372 (6.65%) J2EE
14 364 (6.51%) Hibernate
15 325 (5.81%) LAMP
16 287 (5.13%) CSS3
17 286 (5.12%) SOAP
18 276 (4.94%) Java EE
19 266 (4.76%) React
20 252 (4.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 707 (12.65%) Computer Science
2 434 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 291 (5.21%) User Experience
4 272 (4.87%) Mathematics
5 253 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 177 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 165 (2.95%) Fintech
7 165 (2.95%) Visualisation
8 144 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 137 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 129 (2.31%) Data Centre
11 101 (1.81%) Social Media
12 81 (1.45%) Statistics
13 79 (1.41%) Physics
14 74 (1.32%) Blog
15 65 (1.16%) Hedge funds
16 57 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 52 (0.93%) RIA
18 46 (0.82%) Cloud Native
18 46 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1855 (33.18%) Linux
2 689 (12.33%) Unix
3 564 (10.09%) Windows
4 241 (4.31%) Android
5 235 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 225 (4.03%) Ubuntu
7 170 (3.04%) CentOS
8 160 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 102 (1.82%) Debian
10 90 (1.61%) Windows Server
11 70 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.48%) Solaris
13 26 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 17 (0.30%) Mesosphere
14 17 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (0.29%) Tizen
16 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3074 (54.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1242 (22.22%) TDD
3 1072 (19.18%) Scrum
4 1065 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 985 (17.62%) DevOps
6 983 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
7 815 (14.58%) OO
8 558 (9.98%) MVC
9 556 (9.95%) E-Commerce
10 497 (8.89%) Analytics
11 491 (8.78%) Web Development
12 475 (8.50%) BDD
13 455 (8.14%) SOA
14 381 (6.82%) SDLC
15 369 (6.60%) Mentoring
16 328 (5.87%) Configuration Management
17 323 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
18 319 (5.71%) Microservices
19 281 (5.03%) Test Automation
20 275 (4.92%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2561 (45.81%) Java
2 1776 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 1336 (23.90%) Python
4 1010 (18.07%) SQL
5 841 (15.04%) C#
6 794 (14.20%) Ruby
7 731 (13.08%) PHP
8 491 (8.78%) Scala
9 456 (8.16%) Perl
10 436 (7.80%) C++
11 377 (6.74%) Bash Shell
12 265 (4.74%) C
13 230 (4.11%) Shell Script
14 178 (3.18%) Groovy
15 162 (2.90%) R
16 147 (2.63%) Clojure
17 123 (2.20%) PowerShell
18 99 (1.77%) Go
19 88 (1.57%) PL/SQL
20 67 (1.20%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1050 (18.78%) Degree
2 377 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 186 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 89 (1.59%) PhD
5 75 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 51 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (0.89%) CISSP
8 47 (0.84%) ISEB
9 43 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 38 (0.68%) CCNP
11 33 (0.59%) CCIE
12 28 (0.50%) SANS
13 26 (0.47%) CCNA
14 24 (0.43%) CISM
15 22 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (0.30%) GCIH
16 17 (0.30%) GIAC
16 17 (0.30%) RHCE
17 15 (0.27%) CEH
17 15 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (7.14%) QA
2 53 (0.95%) SDET
3 34 (0.61%) COBIT
4 26 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.23%) SLA
8 7 (0.13%) WCAG
9 5 (0.089%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.054%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.054%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.054%) WAI
11 2 (0.036%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.018%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.018%) GPG13
12 1 (0.018%) HIPAA
System Software
1 446 (7.98%) Docker
2 185 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (1.88%) HDFS
4 85 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 85 (1.52%) NFS
5 81 (1.45%) Apache Flume
6 62 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 57 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 51 (0.91%) KVM
9 44 (0.79%) Ceph
10 35 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 35 (0.63%) VirtualBox
11 32 (0.57%) Xen
12 26 (0.47%) Cygwin
13 23 (0.41%) Snort
14 19 (0.34%) XenApp
15 18 (0.32%) iptables
15 18 (0.32%) Varnish
16 17 (0.30%) Squid
17 12 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 742 (13.27%) Puppet
2 387 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
3 325 (5.81%) Ansible
4 194 (3.47%) Nagios
5 76 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 61 (1.09%) Kubernetes
7 59 (1.06%) Oozie
8 54 (0.97%) Mesos
9 43 (0.77%) logstash
10 39 (0.70%) Cacti
11 37 (0.66%) Graphite
11 37 (0.66%) Salt
12 36 (0.64%) ZABBIX
13 33 (0.59%) Kibana
14 31 (0.55%) CFEngine
15 26 (0.47%) Terraform
16 25 (0.45%) Grafana
17 23 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
18 22 (0.39%) Packer
18 22 (0.39%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 643 (11.50%) Oracle
2 522 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 352 (6.30%) Google
4 298 (5.33%) VMware
5 211 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 194 (3.47%) Cisco
7 173 (3.09%) IBM
8 159 (2.84%) HP
9 130 (2.33%) Cloudera
10 122 (2.18%) Hortonworks
11 105 (1.88%) MuleSoft
12 102 (1.82%) Zend
13 98 (1.75%) Facebook
14 86 (1.54%) SAP
15 85 (1.52%) Adobe
16 75 (1.34%) Atlassian
17 71 (1.27%) TIBCO
18 67 (1.20%) MapR
19 64 (1.14%) Tableau
19 64 (1.14%) Talend
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £67000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k to 30k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago