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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 115 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2534 2702 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.46% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.81% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 2205 2143
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
83254 95993 97338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.51% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69343 79334 77826
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 2390 £57,500 +9.52% 332
London +12 1316 £65,000 +8.33% 176
South East +4 346 £47,500 - 42
City of London +19 162 £62,500 +8.22% 45
South West +28 149 £37,500 -16.66% 17
West Midlands +39 145 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Yorkshire -19 124 £42,500 -15.00% 22
East of England +9 114 £52,500 +5.00% 26
North West -14 96 £47,000 +4.44% 25
Oxfordshire +33 93 £55,000 +37.50% 10
West Yorkshire -20 93 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Berkshire +9 88 £47,500 -13.63% 10
Leeds -18 84 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Manchester +5 80 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Hampshire +11 64 £35,000 -26.31% 9
Surrey -5 62 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Bristol -6 62 £36,000 -20.00% 10
East Midlands -10 62 £50,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +27 56 £47,500 +8.57% 14
Cambridge +27 53 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Birmingham -1 52 £42,765 -14.47% 3
Reading -8 52 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Scotland -39 51 £43,750 -2.77% 18
Coventry +37 47 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Nottinghamshire 0 42 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hertfordshire -24 34 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Oxford +7 33 £38,500 -23.00% 4
Banbury - 29 £90,000 - 2
Nottingham -12 28 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Warwickshire +16 27 £35,000 -22.22% 2

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2793 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2483 (47.23%) Java
3 1682 (32.00%) Linux
4 1665 (31.67%) JavaScript
5 1319 (25.09%) HTML
6 1290 (24.54%) Python
7 1207 (22.96%) TDD
8 1073 (20.41%) Scrum
9 1052 (20.01%) DevOps
10 1017 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 989 (18.81%) CSS
12 986 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
13 932 (17.73%) Finance
14 900 (17.12%) SQL
15 822 (15.64%) AngularJS
16 814 (15.48%) Degree
17 806 (15.33%) .NET
18 789 (15.01%) Jenkins
19 774 (14.72%) Ruby
20 766 (14.57%) C#
21 758 (14.42%) Web Services
22 747 (14.21%) PHP
23 732 (13.92%) Git (software)
24 729 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
25 725 (13.79%) Puppet
26 695 (13.22%) OO
27 691 (13.14%) Spring
28 668 (12.71%) HTML5
29 658 (12.52%) MySQL
30 646 (12.29%) 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
1 450 (8.56%) Apache
2 269 (5.12%) JBoss
3 233 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 230 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
5 201 (3.82%) Apache Spark
6 163 (3.10%) CMS
7 149 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 147 (2.80%) OpenStack
9 133 (2.53%) nginx
10 115 (2.19%) Apache Pig
11 108 (2.05%) WebSphere
12 94 (1.79%) SharePoint
13 91 (1.73%) Drupal
14 86 (1.64%) IIS
15 78 (1.48%) WordPress
16 72 (1.37%) Jetty
17 68 (1.29%) Alfresco
18 64 (1.22%) SAS
19 63 (1.20%) Joomla!
20 55 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 184 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.63%) MS Office
3 31 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.27%) SPSS
6 12 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.15%) HipChat
8 6 (0.11%) Mingle
8 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.057%) Blender
9 3 (0.057%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.038%) Gephi
10 2 (0.038%) MS Project
10 2 (0.038%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.019%) Stata
Business Applications
1 70 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.88%) Magento
3 20 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 15 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.25%) osCommerce
5 13 (0.25%) SAP ECC
5 13 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 13 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 13 (0.25%) SAP hybris
5 13 (0.25%) SAP MDM
6 8 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.11%) Odoo
9 5 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.076%) CSG Singleview
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.057%) ReMetrica
11 3 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.038%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 729 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 294 (5.59%) GitHub
4 167 (3.18%) SaaS
5 149 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 129 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
7 125 (2.38%) PaaS
8 124 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 79 (1.50%) IaaS
10 56 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 42 (0.80%) Office 365
12 37 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
14 27 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (0.46%) Heroku
16 22 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
17 20 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
18 19 (0.36%) Google Analytics
19 17 (0.32%) OpenShift
20 14 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 243 (4.62%) Internet
2 185 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 157 (2.99%) DNS
4 154 (2.93%) HTTP
5 150 (2.85%) Firewall
6 87 (1.65%) SAN
7 58 (1.10%) WAN
8 55 (1.05%) DHCP
8 55 (1.05%) SSL
9 47 (0.89%) LDAP
10 46 (0.88%) LAN
11 43 (0.82%) Network Security
12 39 (0.74%) Wireless
13 30 (0.57%) VoIP
14 29 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (0.51%) Broadband
15 27 (0.51%) VPN
16 20 (0.38%) Ethernet
16 20 (0.38%) HTTPS
17 18 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (12.52%) MySQL
2 646 (12.29%) NoSQL
3 645 (12.27%) MongoDB
4 584 (11.11%) Big Data
5 377 (7.17%) Hadoop
6 353 (6.71%) SQL Server
7 331 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 312 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
9 254 (4.83%) Relational Database
10 175 (3.33%) Neo4j
11 130 (2.47%) Apache Hive
12 120 (2.28%) Redis
13 97 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 90 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
15 84 (1.60%) Oracle Database
16 82 (1.56%) Couchbase
17 64 (1.22%) HBase
18 62 (1.18%) CouchDB
19 56 (1.07%) Data Mining
19 56 (1.07%) Impala
Development Applications
1 789 (15.01%) Jenkins
2 732 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 453 (8.62%) Selenium
4 411 (7.82%) Maven
5 312 (5.93%) JUnit
6 291 (5.54%) Cucumber
7 262 (4.98%) Subversion
8 225 (4.28%) TeamCity
9 215 (4.09%) JIRA
10 159 (3.02%) Gradle
11 141 (2.68%) TestNG
12 125 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 122 (2.32%) WebDriver
14 120 (2.28%) Vagrant
15 116 (2.21%) Ant
16 111 (2.11%) Mockito
17 105 (2.00%) JMeter
18 102 (1.94%) Grunt
19 95 (1.81%) EasyMock
19 95 (1.81%) gulp
General
1 932 (17.73%) Finance
2 336 (6.39%) Banking
3 265 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 248 (4.72%) Marketing
5 247 (4.70%) Games
6 175 (3.33%) Retail
7 105 (2.00%) Law
8 79 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.37%) Advertising
10 57 (1.08%) Publishing
11 45 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 37 (0.70%) French Language
13 33 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.59%) Back Office
15 30 (0.57%) Electronics
15 30 (0.57%) Local Government
16 28 (0.53%) Front Office
17 26 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.42%) Billing
19 21 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2280 (43.37%) Developer
2 861 (16.38%) Java Developer
3 586 (11.15%) Architect
4 539 (10.25%) Senior Developer
5 380 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 326 (6.20%) Software Engineer
7 295 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 287 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 210 (3.99%) .NET Developer
9 210 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 209 (3.98%) PHP Developer
11 207 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
12 200 (3.80%) Consultant
13 196 (3.73%) Java Engineer
14 194 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
15 189 (3.60%) C# Developer
16 182 (3.46%) Lead Developer
17 179 (3.40%) Administrator
18 173 (3.29%) Analyst
19 155 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1319 (25.09%) HTML
2 989 (18.81%) CSS
3 822 (15.64%) AngularJS
4 806 (15.33%) .NET
5 758 (14.42%) Web Services
6 691 (13.14%) Spring
7 668 (12.71%) HTML5
8 556 (10.58%) REST
9 544 (10.35%) Node.js
10 444 (8.45%) XML
11 415 (7.89%) RESTful
12 414 (7.88%) jQuery
13 360 (6.85%) React
14 326 (6.20%) JSON
15 295 (5.61%) Hibernate
16 269 (5.12%) ASP.NET
17 263 (5.00%) CSS3
18 241 (4.58%) J2EE
19 240 (4.57%) SOAP
20 234 (4.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 508 (9.66%) Computer Science
2 367 (6.98%) User Experience
3 297 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 259 (4.93%) Mobile App
5 189 (3.60%) Mathematics
6 160 (3.04%) Fintech
7 152 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 141 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 123 (2.34%) Visualisation
10 89 (1.69%) Social Media
11 88 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 81 (1.54%) Data Centre
13 73 (1.39%) Statistics
14 68 (1.29%) Physics
15 67 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 61 (1.16%) Data Structures
17 60 (1.14%) Blog
18 50 (0.95%) Blockchain
18 50 (0.95%) Clustering
19 48 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1682 (32.00%) Linux
2 559 (10.63%) Unix
3 495 (9.42%) Windows
4 199 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 184 (3.50%) Android
6 171 (3.25%) CentOS
7 163 (3.10%) Ubuntu
8 104 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 84 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 52 (0.99%) Debian
11 50 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 35 (0.67%) Solaris
13 33 (0.63%) VMS
14 29 (0.55%) FreeBSD
15 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.32%) AIX
17 16 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
18 14 (0.27%) Kali Linux
18 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2793 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1207 (22.96%) TDD
3 1073 (20.41%) Scrum
4 1052 (20.01%) DevOps
5 1017 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 986 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
7 695 (13.22%) OO
8 575 (10.94%) MVC
9 514 (9.78%) BDD
10 445 (8.46%) E-Commerce
11 415 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 389 (7.40%) Web Development
13 384 (7.30%) SDLC
14 371 (7.06%) Analytics
15 355 (6.75%) Microservices
16 334 (6.35%) SOA
17 317 (6.03%) Mentoring
18 295 (5.61%) Open Source Development
19 289 (5.50%) Kanban
20 274 (5.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2483 (47.23%) Java
2 1665 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 1290 (24.54%) Python
4 900 (17.12%) SQL
5 774 (14.72%) Ruby
6 766 (14.57%) C#
7 747 (14.21%) PHP
8 487 (9.26%) Scala
9 415 (7.89%) Perl
10 392 (7.46%) Bash Shell
11 345 (6.56%) C++
12 266 (5.06%) C
13 263 (5.00%) Groovy
14 193 (3.67%) Go
15 156 (2.97%) Shell Script
16 154 (2.93%) PowerShell
17 132 (2.51%) Clojure
18 129 (2.45%) R
19 74 (1.41%) T-SQL
20 68 (1.29%) ES6
Qualifications
1 814 (15.48%) Degree
2 465 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 205 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 164 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 103 (1.96%) ISEB
6 76 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 71 (1.35%) CISSP
8 52 (0.99%) PhD
9 47 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 42 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (0.74%) CISM
11 39 (0.74%) OSCP
12 37 (0.70%) CEH
12 37 (0.70%) CREST Certified
13 30 (0.57%) BC Cleared
13 30 (0.57%) GIAC
13 30 (0.57%) SANS
14 29 (0.55%) CCNA
15 21 (0.40%) GCIH
16 19 (0.36%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (7.95%) QA
2 51 (0.97%) SDET
3 33 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.59%) GCP
5 25 (0.48%) SLA
6 24 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.32%) COBIT
8 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.057%) WCAG
11 2 (0.038%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.038%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.019%) Basel III
12 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.019%) HL7
12 1 (0.019%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.019%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 478 (9.09%) Docker
2 165 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 79 (1.50%) Active Directory
5 63 (1.20%) Apache Flume
5 63 (1.20%) HDFS
6 51 (0.97%) NFS
7 43 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.70%) KVM
9 33 (0.63%) Hyper-V
10 31 (0.59%) VirtualBox
11 27 (0.51%) Varnish
12 21 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 20 (0.38%) Firmware
14 18 (0.34%) GlusterFS
14 18 (0.34%) Squid
15 17 (0.32%) VMware ESX
16 15 (0.29%) LXC
17 13 (0.25%) Ceph
18 11 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 725 (13.79%) Puppet
2 464 (8.83%) Opscode Chef
3 415 (7.89%) Ansible
4 156 (2.97%) Nagios
5 109 (2.07%) Kubernetes
6 72 (1.37%) Terraform
7 57 (1.08%) Mesos
8 52 (0.99%) Kibana
9 48 (0.91%) Salt
10 47 (0.89%) Graphite
11 46 (0.88%) Grafana
12 43 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
13 40 (0.76%) HAProxy
14 37 (0.70%) Cacti
14 37 (0.70%) logstash
15 30 (0.57%) StatsD
16 29 (0.55%) Packer
17 28 (0.53%) yum
18 26 (0.49%) Nmap
18 26 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 533 (10.14%) Oracle
2 506 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 273 (5.19%) VMware
4 225 (4.28%) Google
5 170 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 161 (3.06%) MuleSoft
7 147 (2.80%) IBM
8 137 (2.61%) HP
9 128 (2.43%) Cisco
10 90 (1.71%) Hortonworks
11 89 (1.69%) Zend
12 87 (1.65%) Cloudera
13 61 (1.16%) SAP
14 59 (1.12%) Adobe
14 59 (1.12%) Splunk
15 53 (1.01%) webMethods
16 52 (0.99%) Talend
17 51 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 45 (0.86%) Atlassian
19 43 (0.82%) WSO2
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum + Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago