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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 122 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2630 2622 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 2.30% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.78% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 2125 1945
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 £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 2451 £52,500 +5.00% 429
London -2 1322 £60,000 +9.09% 210
South East -19 376 £47,500 +11.76% 64
City of London -2 262 £60,000 +4.34% 47
Yorkshire +87 188 £48,750 +14.70% 40
West Yorkshire +94 154 £47,500 - 28
Leeds +77 140 £47,500 -9.52% 25
Scotland +49 140 £45,000 +12.50% 27
North West +39 137 £45,000 +12.50% 22
South West +2 135 £45,000 +8.43% 13
East of England -41 104 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Berkshire +16 97 £45,000 -14.28% 24
East Midlands +15 92 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Bristol +20 82 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -2 80 £45,000 +24.13% 15
Surrey +2 78 £52,500 +23.52% 8
Manchester +35 75 £47,500 +10.46% 11
Edinburgh +27 69 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Glasgow +24 68 £45,000 +11.11% 8
Hertfordshire +23 67 £55,000 - 13
Hampshire -5 61 £47,500 +13.09% 6
Reading +13 59 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Buckinghamshire +13 57 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +19 51 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 48 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Nottingham +19 43 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Cheshire +1 41 £45,000 +25.87% 5
Oxfordshire -12 41 £50,000 - 16
Leatherhead +12 34 £60,000 +38.72% 3
Oxford -7 33 £55,000 +10.00% 8

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2715 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2103 (39.08%) Java
3 1886 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 1589 (29.53%) HTML
5 1525 (28.34%) Linux
6 1297 (24.10%) CSS
6 1297 (24.10%) TDD
7 1154 (21.45%) Python
8 1125 (20.91%) SQL
9 1096 (20.37%) PHP
10 906 (16.84%) .NET
11 897 (16.67%) Web Services
12 893 (16.60%) MySQL
12 893 (16.60%) MVC
13 885 (16.45%) C#
14 869 (16.15%) Scrum
15 865 (16.08%) Oracle
16 862 (16.02%) Degree
17 855 (15.89%) Git (software)
18 831 (15.44%) Software Engineering
19 829 (15.41%) Ruby
20 827 (15.37%) Finance
21 788 (14.64%) OO
22 782 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
23 747 (13.88%) HTML5
24 735 (13.66%) AngularJS
25 714 (13.27%) BDD
26 703 (13.06%) jQuery
27 694 (12.90%) E-Commerce
28 686 (12.75%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 567 (10.54%) Apache
2 511 (9.50%) Node.js
3 311 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 221 (4.11%) CMS
5 191 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
6 188 (3.49%) JBoss
7 171 (3.18%) WebSphere
8 153 (2.84%) Apache Solr
9 148 (2.75%) nginx
10 145 (2.69%) SharePoint
11 142 (2.64%) IIS
12 125 (2.32%) Drupal
13 124 (2.30%) Apache Pig
14 117 (2.17%) Apache Spark
15 105 (1.95%) OpenStack
16 101 (1.88%) WebLogic
17 80 (1.49%) SAS
18 76 (1.41%) Confluence
19 72 (1.34%) WordPress
20 67 (1.25%) Mule
Applications
1 214 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.26%) SPSS
3 44 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 34 (0.63%) MS Office
5 14 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.074%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.056%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Gephi
11 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 87 (1.62%) Magento
2 28 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 19 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.20%) Odoo
7 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.074%) AquaLogic BPM
9 4 (0.074%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.056%) Tridion
10 3 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.037%) Summit
11 2 (0.037%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.037%) Shopify
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.019%) Unica
12 1 (0.019%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.019%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 616 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (4.65%) SaaS
3 143 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
4 141 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 131 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 128 (2.38%) PaaS
7 122 (2.27%) GitHub
8 89 (1.65%) IaaS
9 62 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
10 51 (0.95%) Office 365
11 43 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 38 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 37 (0.69%) Google Apps
14 29 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.32%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (0.28%) Route 53
19 12 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
20 11 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 332 (6.17%) Internet
2 206 (3.83%) HTTP
3 171 (3.18%) Firewall
4 139 (2.58%) DNS
5 122 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 80 (1.49%) SAN
7 73 (1.36%) WAN
8 66 (1.23%) LDAP
9 62 (1.15%) DHCP
10 60 (1.12%) Network Security
11 59 (1.10%) LAN
12 41 (0.76%) Broadband
13 34 (0.63%) SSL
14 30 (0.56%) VLAN
14 30 (0.56%) SSH
15 24 (0.45%) SMTP
16 23 (0.43%) VPN
16 23 (0.43%) HTTPS
16 23 (0.43%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (16.60%) MySQL
2 686 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 611 (11.35%) NoSQL
4 595 (11.06%) SQL Server
5 547 (10.17%) Big Data
6 435 (8.08%) Relational Database
7 419 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 400 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
9 238 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 218 (4.05%) RDBMS
11 176 (3.27%) Apache Hive
12 165 (3.07%) Redis
13 125 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
14 105 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 95 (1.77%) HBase
15 95 (1.77%) Mahout
16 85 (1.58%) Pentaho
17 63 (1.17%) Couchbase
18 53 (0.98%) Data Mining
19 52 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 855 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 631 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 533 (9.91%) Selenium
4 344 (6.39%) Subversion
5 332 (6.17%) Maven
6 291 (5.41%) JUnit
7 261 (4.85%) Cucumber
8 252 (4.68%) JIRA
9 218 (4.05%) NUnit
10 172 (3.20%) WebDriver
11 158 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 132 (2.45%) Ant
13 119 (2.21%) Eclipse
14 108 (2.01%) Hudson
14 108 (2.01%) SpecFlow
15 91 (1.69%) Grunt
15 91 (1.69%) Visual Studio
16 89 (1.65%) JMeter
17 88 (1.64%) FitNesse
18 81 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 827 (15.37%) Finance
2 319 (5.93%) Banking
3 261 (4.85%) Games
4 251 (4.66%) Retail
5 204 (3.79%) Marketing
6 162 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 107 (1.99%) Back Office
8 106 (1.97%) Law
9 83 (1.54%) Publishing
10 75 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 72 (1.34%) Advertising
12 48 (0.89%) Front Office
13 45 (0.84%) Automotive
14 38 (0.71%) Legal
15 29 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.39%) Electronics
17 21 (0.39%) Online Betting
18 17 (0.32%) Billing
19 13 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2567 (47.70%) Developer
2 653 (12.14%) Java Developer
3 574 (10.67%) Architect
4 566 (10.52%) Senior Developer
5 369 (6.86%) Software Engineer
6 285 (5.30%) Web Developer
7 269 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 257 (4.78%) .NET Developer
9 236 (4.39%) Analyst
10 234 (4.35%) PHP Developer
11 221 (4.11%) C# Developer
12 210 (3.90%) Administrator
13 198 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 192 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 178 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
15 178 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
16 158 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
17 155 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
18 152 (2.82%) Lead Developer
19 134 (2.49%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1589 (29.53%) HTML
2 1297 (24.10%) CSS
3 906 (16.84%) .NET
4 897 (16.67%) Web Services
5 747 (13.88%) HTML5
6 735 (13.66%) AngularJS
7 703 (13.06%) jQuery
8 661 (12.28%) Spring
9 511 (9.50%) Hibernate
10 505 (9.38%) XML
11 491 (9.12%) REST
12 455 (8.46%) CSS3
13 415 (7.71%) ASP.NET
14 347 (6.45%) RESTful
15 316 (5.87%) JSON
16 315 (5.85%) J2EE
17 305 (5.67%) SOAP
18 288 (5.35%) LAMP
18 288 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 218 (4.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 560 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 358 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 357 (6.63%) Mobile App
4 257 (4.78%) User Experience
5 223 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 184 (3.42%) Blog
7 176 (3.27%) Visualisation
8 172 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 140 (2.60%) Data Centre
10 139 (2.58%) Mathematics
11 124 (2.30%) Management Information System
12 89 (1.65%) Social Media
13 78 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 58 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 55 (1.02%) Data Integration
16 53 (0.98%) Blackberry
17 49 (0.91%) RIA
18 48 (0.89%) Digital Media
19 46 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
19 46 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1525 (28.34%) Linux
2 644 (11.97%) Windows
3 443 (8.23%) UNIX
4 311 (5.78%) Android
5 285 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 175 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 158 (2.94%) CentOS
8 96 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 88 (1.64%) Debian
10 44 (0.82%) Solaris
11 36 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 32 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
15 26 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 22 (0.41%) AIX
17 16 (0.30%) Fedora
18 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.28%) CoreOS
19 8 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2715 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1297 (24.10%) TDD
3 893 (16.60%) MVC
4 869 (16.15%) Scrum
5 831 (15.44%) Software Engineering
6 788 (14.64%) OO
7 782 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
8 714 (13.27%) BDD
9 694 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 599 (11.13%) DevOps
11 468 (8.70%) SOA
12 450 (8.36%) Web Development
13 395 (7.34%) Analytics
14 374 (6.95%) Mentoring
15 361 (6.71%) SDLC
16 314 (5.84%) Configuration Management
17 284 (5.28%) Test Automation
18 270 (5.02%) Unit Testing
19 266 (4.94%) Pair Programming
20 222 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2103 (39.08%) Java
2 1886 (35.05%) JavaScript
3 1154 (21.45%) Python
4 1125 (20.91%) SQL
5 1096 (20.37%) PHP
6 885 (16.45%) C#
7 829 (15.41%) Ruby
8 492 (9.14%) Perl
9 355 (6.60%) Scala
10 308 (5.72%) C++
11 264 (4.91%) Bash Shell
12 185 (3.44%) C
13 154 (2.86%) Groovy
14 147 (2.73%) R
15 116 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 115 (2.14%) Objective-C
17 100 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 99 (1.84%) Clojure
19 84 (1.56%) T-SQL
20 79 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 862 (16.02%) Degree
2 198 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 105 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 52 (0.97%) ISEB
5 37 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 36 (0.67%) PhD
7 33 (0.61%) CISSP
7 33 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.50%) CCNP
9 26 (0.48%) RHCE
10 25 (0.46%) CCNA
11 20 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.32%) CISM
13 15 (0.28%) RHCSA
14 12 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.22%) CEH
15 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.19%) CCIE
17 9 (0.17%) GIAC
18 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (8.38%) QA
2 42 (0.78%) COBIT
3 34 (0.63%) SLA
4 28 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.22%) WCAG
8 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.13%) MiFID
10 4 (0.074%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.056%) JTAG
11 3 (0.056%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.037%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.037%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.037%) Basel II
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.019%) WAI
13 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 174 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (2.16%) Docker
3 72 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 63 (1.17%) Varnish
5 51 (0.95%) VirtualBox
6 48 (0.89%) HDFS
7 44 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 43 (0.80%) Apache Flume
9 38 (0.71%) NFS
10 34 (0.63%) Hyper-V
11 30 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.48%) vCloud
13 23 (0.43%) iptables
14 17 (0.32%) KVM
15 15 (0.28%) Xen
15 15 (0.28%) Snort
16 13 (0.24%) Squid
17 10 (0.19%) VMware ESX
18 9 (0.17%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 506 (9.40%) Puppet
2 364 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (3.08%) Nagios
4 127 (2.36%) Ansible
5 125 (2.32%) Vagrant
6 67 (1.25%) ZABBIX
7 57 (1.06%) Graphite
8 36 (0.67%) Cacti
9 31 (0.58%) logstash
10 29 (0.54%) Cobbler
11 27 (0.50%) Ambari
12 25 (0.46%) Salt
13 24 (0.45%) Oozie
14 23 (0.43%) Kibana
15 22 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.39%) Tivoli
17 19 (0.35%) Nmap
17 19 (0.35%) Rundeck
18 18 (0.33%) Mesos
18 18 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 865 (16.08%) Oracle
2 548 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 276 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 242 (4.50%) VMware
5 181 (3.36%) Google
6 155 (2.88%) IBM
7 128 (2.38%) Cisco
8 120 (2.23%) Zend
9 113 (2.10%) hybris
10 109 (2.03%) Adobe
11 86 (1.60%) HP
12 84 (1.56%) Cognos
13 81 (1.51%) Talend
14 80 (1.49%) Teradata
15 73 (1.36%) Sybase
16 71 (1.32%) Splunk
17 67 (1.25%) Facebook
17 67 (1.25%) ATG
18 66 (1.23%) Tableau
19 61 (1.13%) Informatica
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus, car, pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 7 hours ago