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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 104 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2882 2466 2722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.87% 2.35% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.76% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2006 2066
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average 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
87040 89452 89596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72221 73471 71288
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +31 2692 £55,000 +10.00% 436
London +28 1526 £60,000 +4.34% 235
South East -8 403 £55,000 +15.78% 55
City of London +43 236 £60,000 +4.34% 50
West Midlands +72 177 £42,500 -5.55% 20
South West -22 172 £45,000 +5.88% 23
East of England +18 136 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Scotland +24 111 £45,000 -5.26% 21
North West +92 107 £42,500 -5.55% 24
Yorkshire +21 101 £39,500 -4.81% 31
Bristol -12 88 £45,000 - 11
Surrey -14 87 £65,000 +23.80% 15
West Yorkshire +38 86 £38,750 -22.50% 22
Berkshire -22 84 £62,500 +19.04% 12
Birmingham +50 79 £40,000 - 4
Manchester +72 75 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Buckinghamshire +53 75 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Leeds +40 74 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Milton Keynes +42 66 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Oxfordshire -5 66 £47,250 +9.88% 4
Glasgow -3 57 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hertfordshire +9 55 £60,000 -4.00% 11
Edinburgh +42 54 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Hampshire +11 54 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Warwickshire +23 50 £36,500 -23.15% 4
East Midlands -26 50 £38,000 -22.44% 9
Oxford -12 49 £47,250 +9.88% 1
Reading -30 44 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 38 £40,000 - 7
Cambridge +1 37 £40,000 - 7

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3231 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2602 (45.23%) Java
3 2044 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 1723 (29.95%) Linux
5 1678 (29.17%) HTML
6 1316 (22.88%) TDD
7 1252 (21.76%) CSS
8 1214 (21.10%) Python
9 1142 (19.85%) Degree
10 1131 (19.66%) SQL
11 1061 (18.44%) Scrum
12 1051 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
13 967 (16.81%) Web Services
14 959 (16.67%) .NET
15 957 (16.63%) Software Engineering
16 944 (16.41%) OO
17 920 (15.99%) C#
18 902 (15.68%) HTML5
19 891 (15.49%) AngularJS
20 865 (15.04%) Git (software)
21 831 (14.44%) MySQL
22 827 (14.38%) NoSQL
23 811 (14.10%) Finance
24 808 (14.04%) Spring
25 805 (13.99%) PHP
26 770 (13.38%) Ruby
27 762 (13.25%) DevOps
28 743 (12.92%) Computer Science
29 739 (12.85%) MongoDB
30 716 (12.45%) MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 594 (10.33%) Node.js
2 590 (10.26%) Apache
3 358 (6.22%) Tomcat
4 278 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
5 235 (4.08%) JBoss
6 187 (3.25%) Apache Spark
7 181 (3.15%) nginx
8 179 (3.11%) CMS
9 128 (2.22%) OpenStack
10 126 (2.19%) Confluence
11 121 (2.10%) Drupal
12 119 (2.07%) WebSphere
13 109 (1.89%) Apache Pig
14 107 (1.86%) WebLogic
15 94 (1.63%) Mule
16 89 (1.55%) IIS
17 83 (1.44%) Alfresco
18 77 (1.34%) WordPress
19 73 (1.27%) Jetty
20 61 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 192 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.33%) MS Office
6 14 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.21%) S-PLUS
8 9 (0.16%) MS Project
8 9 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.12%) SPSS
11 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.052%) HipChat
13 2 (0.035%) Gephi
14 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 101 (1.76%) Magento
2 23 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 11 (0.19%) OpenCart
6 8 (0.14%) Odoo
6 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.070%) AquaLogic BPM
8 4 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.035%) Optimost
9 2 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.017%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.017%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 705 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
2 340 (5.91%) SaaS
3 189 (3.29%) GitHub
4 182 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 179 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
6 131 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
7 119 (2.07%) IaaS
8 96 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 92 (1.60%) PaaS
10 67 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 42 (0.73%) Google App Engine
12 39 (0.68%) CloudFront
13 37 (0.64%) Google Apps
14 34 (0.59%) OpenShift
15 30 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
16 28 (0.49%) Google Analytics
16 28 (0.49%) Joyent
17 25 (0.43%) Heroku
18 24 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 348 (6.05%) Internet
2 256 (4.45%) HTTP
3 174 (3.02%) Firewall
4 152 (2.64%) DNS
5 144 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 88 (1.53%) SAN
7 85 (1.48%) WAN
8 78 (1.36%) LAN
9 73 (1.27%) SSL
10 70 (1.22%) LDAP
11 49 (0.85%) Network Security
12 46 (0.80%) DHCP
13 31 (0.54%) IPv6
14 28 (0.49%) VLAN
14 28 (0.49%) VPN
15 26 (0.45%) BGP
15 26 (0.45%) Intranet
16 25 (0.43%) SNMP
16 25 (0.43%) WebEx
17 24 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (14.44%) MySQL
2 827 (14.38%) NoSQL
3 739 (12.85%) MongoDB
4 596 (10.36%) Big Data
5 489 (8.50%) SQL Server
6 404 (7.02%) Hadoop
7 391 (6.80%) Relational Database
8 386 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
9 321 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 205 (3.56%) Redis
11 163 (2.83%) RDBMS
12 151 (2.62%) Neo4j
13 124 (2.16%) Apache Hive
14 112 (1.95%) Couchbase
15 95 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
16 82 (1.43%) Data Mining
17 79 (1.37%) HBase
18 77 (1.34%) Oracle Database
19 70 (1.22%) CouchDB
19 70 (1.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 865 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 649 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 469 (8.15%) Selenium
4 453 (7.87%) Maven
5 352 (6.12%) Subversion
6 298 (5.18%) JIRA
7 294 (5.11%) JUnit
8 197 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 177 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 157 (2.73%) NUnit
11 130 (2.26%) WebDriver
12 118 (2.05%) Vagrant
13 113 (1.96%) Ant
13 113 (1.96%) Hudson
14 105 (1.83%) TeamCity
15 98 (1.70%) JMeter
16 97 (1.69%) Visual Studio
17 80 (1.39%) SpecFlow
18 77 (1.34%) Gradle
19 75 (1.30%) Jasmine
General
1 811 (14.10%) Finance
2 363 (6.31%) Banking
3 326 (5.67%) Marketing
4 281 (4.88%) Games
5 271 (4.71%) Retail
6 236 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 131 (2.28%) Law
8 86 (1.49%) Publishing
9 73 (1.27%) Advertising
10 72 (1.25%) Front Office
11 70 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 65 (1.13%) Brand Awareness
13 57 (0.99%) Back Office
13 57 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 46 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.59%) Electronics
16 30 (0.52%) Legal
17 28 (0.49%) Military
18 23 (0.40%) Multimedia
19 22 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2725 (47.37%) Developer
2 1012 (17.59%) Java Developer
3 535 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 502 (8.73%) Architect
5 416 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 318 (5.53%) Software Engineer
7 275 (4.78%) C# Developer
8 274 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 265 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 250 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 247 (4.29%) Web Developer
12 240 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 237 (4.12%) Consultant
14 236 (4.10%) Analyst
15 226 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 225 (3.91%) PHP Developer
17 206 (3.58%) Java Engineer
18 205 (3.56%) Administrator
18 205 (3.56%) Software Developer
19 201 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1678 (29.17%) HTML
2 1252 (21.76%) CSS
3 967 (16.81%) Web Services
4 959 (16.67%) .NET
5 902 (15.68%) HTML5
6 891 (15.49%) AngularJS
7 808 (14.04%) Spring
8 670 (11.65%) REST
9 655 (11.39%) XML
10 595 (10.34%) jQuery
11 523 (9.09%) JSON
12 478 (8.31%) Hibernate
13 430 (7.47%) RESTful
14 398 (6.92%) CSS3
15 386 (6.71%) J2EE
16 323 (5.61%) LAMP
17 322 (5.60%) ASP.NET
18 310 (5.39%) SOAP
19 248 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 246 (4.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 743 (12.92%) Computer Science
2 430 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 324 (5.63%) User Experience
4 306 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 257 (4.47%) Mathematics
6 197 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 186 (3.23%) Visualisation
8 166 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 163 (2.83%) Blog
10 147 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 141 (2.45%) Data Centre
12 129 (2.24%) Fintech
13 96 (1.67%) Social Media
14 87 (1.51%) Physics
15 85 (1.48%) Data Structures
16 78 (1.36%) Hedge funds
17 71 (1.23%) RIA
18 70 (1.22%) Statistics
19 62 (1.08%) Semantic Web
20 60 (1.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1723 (29.95%) Linux
2 702 (12.20%) Windows
3 692 (12.03%) Unix
4 265 (4.61%) Android
5 232 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 221 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 163 (2.83%) CentOS
8 131 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 103 (1.79%) Windows Server
10 87 (1.51%) Debian
11 68 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 36 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (0.57%) Solaris
14 27 (0.47%) Tizen
15 26 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (0.38%) Windows Phone
16 22 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (0.35%) Fedora
18 15 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
18 15 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3231 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1316 (22.88%) TDD
3 1061 (18.44%) Scrum
4 1051 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
5 957 (16.63%) Software Engineering
6 944 (16.41%) OO
7 762 (13.25%) DevOps
8 716 (12.45%) MVC
9 668 (11.61%) E-Commerce
10 577 (10.03%) BDD
11 473 (8.22%) Analytics
12 468 (8.13%) SOA
13 439 (7.63%) Web Development
14 405 (7.04%) SDLC
15 376 (6.54%) Pair Programming
16 347 (6.03%) Mentoring
17 320 (5.56%) Configuration Management
18 291 (5.06%) Unit Testing
19 283 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
19 283 (4.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2602 (45.23%) Java
2 2044 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 1214 (21.10%) Python
4 1131 (19.66%) SQL
5 920 (15.99%) C#
6 805 (13.99%) PHP
7 770 (13.38%) Ruby
8 515 (8.95%) Scala
9 485 (8.43%) C++
10 435 (7.56%) Perl
11 373 (6.48%) Bash Shell
12 327 (5.68%) C
13 215 (3.74%) Shell Script
14 156 (2.71%) Groovy
15 144 (2.50%) Clojure
16 137 (2.38%) R
17 105 (1.83%) PowerShell
18 94 (1.63%) Go
19 89 (1.55%) PL/SQL
20 72 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1142 (19.85%) Degree
2 306 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 164 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.34%) PhD
5 62 (1.08%) ISEB
6 48 (0.83%) CISSP
7 47 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 39 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 28 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (0.49%) RHCE
10 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (0.45%) CISM
11 26 (0.45%) SANS
12 24 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 24 (0.42%) RHCSA
13 20 (0.35%) CCNP
13 20 (0.35%) CEH
13 20 (0.35%) MCSE
14 19 (0.33%) GIAC
14 19 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (7.23%) QA
2 44 (0.76%) SDET
3 33 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.33%) COBIT
6 18 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.24%) SLA
8 12 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.10%) GPG13
9 6 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.087%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.087%) ISO20022
10 5 (0.087%) ISO22301
10 5 (0.087%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.087%) SEPA
10 5 (0.087%) SNOMED CT
11 4 (0.070%) JTAG
12 3 (0.052%) WAI
12 3 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 295 (5.13%) Docker
2 198 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 82 (1.43%) HDFS
5 55 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.71%) NFS
7 39 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 33 (0.57%) Varnish
9 30 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 29 (0.50%) KVM
10 29 (0.50%) Xen
11 28 (0.49%) Apache Flume
12 24 (0.42%) Snort
13 23 (0.40%) vCloud
14 22 (0.38%) Ceph
15 20 (0.35%) Cygwin
15 20 (0.35%) Squid
16 19 (0.33%) XenApp
17 18 (0.31%) iptables
17 18 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 637 (11.07%) Puppet
2 310 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
3 186 (3.23%) Ansible
4 157 (2.73%) Nagios
5 52 (0.90%) ZABBIX
6 42 (0.73%) Graphite
7 39 (0.68%) Oozie
8 37 (0.64%) Salt
9 34 (0.59%) CFEngine
10 33 (0.57%) logstash
11 30 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
12 26 (0.45%) Capistrano
13 22 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 21 (0.37%) Cacti
15 19 (0.33%) Nessus
16 18 (0.31%) Kubernetes
16 18 (0.31%) Mesos
17 17 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 15 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 707 (12.29%) Oracle
2 590 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 333 (5.79%) Google
4 280 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 266 (4.62%) VMware
6 151 (2.62%) Cisco
6 151 (2.62%) HP
7 144 (2.50%) IBM
8 128 (2.22%) Zend
9 109 (1.89%) Facebook
10 97 (1.69%) Twitter
11 92 (1.60%) Adobe
12 83 (1.44%) SAP
13 81 (1.41%) Tableau
14 71 (1.23%) MuleSoft
15 70 (1.22%) Atlassian
16 66 (1.15%) Cloudera
17 65 (1.13%) Hortonworks
18 61 (1.06%) TIBCO
19 60 (1.04%) Talend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Utility
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Up to £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, holiday bank
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday