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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK
Rank 107 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2234 2888 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.83% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.21% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 2329 2005
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +2 2095 £55,000 - 387
London -6 1072 £67,500 +12.50% 214
South East +38 372 £50,000 -9.09% 34
South West +7 162 £42,500 -5.55% 26
City of London -5 156 £67,500 +12.50% 50
Yorkshire +56 132 £45,000 +20.00% 27
Berkshire +91 128 £50,000 -20.00% 9
East of England -2 114 £45,000 -11.29% 32
North West -7 113 £42,500 - 29
Manchester -14 88 £47,500 +11.76% 19
West Yorkshire +20 86 £40,000 +6.66% 16
West Midlands -37 81 £42,500 +3.03% 8
Bristol -8 78 £45,000 - 12
Scotland -10 75 £51,250 +13.88% 9
Leeds +21 69 £50,000 +26.58% 12
Hampshire +34 61 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Edinburgh +5 60 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Reading +54 58 £45,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +14 50 £48,750 +28.28% 6
Surrey -1 47 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 38 £34,500 -13.75% 13
Oxfordshire -11 36 £55,000 +16.40% 5
Hertfordshire -23 36 £50,000 -16.66% 8
North Yorkshire +29 35 £46,000 +84.00% 7
Hammersmith +13 34 £80,000 +39.13% 3
Nottinghamshire +20 33 £59,200 +57.86% 3
Cambridge +8 32 £33,250 -16.87% 13
Nottingham +26 29 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Essex +18 29 £40,000 -31.85% 9
Buckinghamshire -24 29 £45,000 -5.26% 2

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 2400 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2049 (43.07%) Java
3 1613 (33.91%) Linux
4 1501 (31.55%) JavaScript
5 1197 (25.16%) Python
6 1134 (23.84%) HTML
7 1057 (22.22%) DevOps
8 955 (20.08%) Finance
9 929 (19.53%) Software Engineering
10 880 (18.50%) Scrum
11 853 (17.93%) CSS
12 839 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
13 823 (17.30%) TDD
14 818 (17.20%) .NET
15 810 (17.03%) C#
16 802 (16.86%) PHP
17 800 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
18 798 (16.78%) SQL
19 708 (14.88%) Degree
20 681 (14.32%) AngularJS
21 671 (14.11%) Web Services
21 671 (14.11%) OO
22 635 (13.35%) Git (software)
23 601 (12.63%) Puppet
23 601 (12.63%) NoSQL
24 575 (12.09%) MVC
25 559 (11.75%) MySQL
26 558 (11.73%) Jenkins
27 557 (11.71%) Spring
28 547 (11.50%) Ruby

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
1 524 (11.02%) Apache
2 266 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 241 (5.07%) JBoss
4 218 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
5 201 (4.23%) Apache Spark
6 183 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 164 (3.45%) CMS
8 139 (2.92%) nginx
9 132 (2.77%) WebLogic
10 120 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 117 (2.46%) IIS
12 102 (2.14%) SharePoint
13 92 (1.93%) WordPress
14 90 (1.89%) OpenStack
15 85 (1.79%) Apache Pig
16 78 (1.64%) Drupal
17 68 (1.43%) Confluence
18 58 (1.22%) Alfresco
19 57 (1.20%) Apache Solr
20 49 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 255 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.50%) MS Office
3 21 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.44%) SPSS
4 17 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.042%) Gephi
9 2 (0.042%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.042%) Stata
9 2 (0.042%) Weka
10 1 (0.021%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.021%) Blender
10 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.021%) HipChat
10 1 (0.021%) Houdini
10 1 (0.021%) Maya
10 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 65 (1.37%) Magento
2 37 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.55%) SAP ECC
3 26 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 26 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 26 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
4 21 (0.44%) SAP MDM
5 15 (0.32%) osCommerce
6 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.084%) Shopify
10 3 (0.063%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.063%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.042%) FastStats
11 2 (0.042%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 839 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
2 342 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (6.22%) GitHub
4 146 (3.07%) SaaS
5 126 (2.65%) PaaS
6 120 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 81 (1.70%) IaaS
9 79 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 69 (1.45%) Office 365
11 48 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 46 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 43 (0.90%) Google Analytics
14 23 (0.48%) Heroku
15 22 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (0.42%) Google Play
18 16 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 15 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
19 15 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 218 (4.58%) HTTP
2 194 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 183 (3.85%) DNS
4 167 (3.51%) Internet
5 138 (2.90%) Firewall
6 66 (1.39%) SSL
7 65 (1.37%) DHCP
8 60 (1.26%) WAN
9 59 (1.24%) VoIP
10 49 (1.03%) LDAP
10 49 (1.03%) SAN
11 44 (0.92%) LAN
12 42 (0.88%) Network Security
13 37 (0.78%) Intranet
14 34 (0.71%) Wireshark
15 33 (0.69%) VPN
16 32 (0.67%) Kerberos
17 29 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
18 28 (0.59%) Skype
19 26 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (12.63%) NoSQL
2 559 (11.75%) MySQL
3 517 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 514 (10.81%) Big Data
5 390 (8.20%) Hadoop
6 340 (7.15%) SQL Server
7 288 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 287 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 227 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
10 150 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 116 (2.44%) Redis
12 100 (2.10%) Neo4j
13 97 (2.04%) Apache Hive
13 97 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 95 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
15 66 (1.39%) Blockchain
16 57 (1.20%) GIS
16 57 (1.20%) Pentaho
17 51 (1.07%) HBase
18 40 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 635 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 558 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 299 (6.29%) Selenium
4 262 (5.51%) Maven
5 222 (4.67%) Subversion
6 221 (4.65%) JIRA
7 218 (4.58%) TeamCity
8 191 (4.02%) JUnit
9 166 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 126 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 118 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 113 (2.38%) Cucumber
13 105 (2.21%) Hudson
14 92 (1.93%) MSBuild
15 86 (1.81%) Visual Studio
16 75 (1.58%) Ant
17 74 (1.56%) Eclipse
17 74 (1.56%) Jasmine
18 73 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
19 71 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 955 (20.08%) Finance
2 394 (8.28%) Banking
3 228 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 197 (4.14%) Marketing
5 174 (3.66%) Retail
6 165 (3.47%) Games
7 122 (2.56%) Advertising
8 80 (1.68%) Publishing
9 72 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 51 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 50 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 38 (0.80%) Local Government
13 33 (0.69%) Legal
14 28 (0.59%) Front Office
15 27 (0.57%) Electronics
16 20 (0.42%) Law
17 19 (0.40%) Back Office
18 16 (0.34%) Military
19 15 (0.32%) French Language
20 14 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1917 (40.30%) Developer
2 602 (12.66%) Architect
3 551 (11.58%) Java Developer
4 397 (8.35%) Software Engineer
5 385 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 342 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 256 (5.38%) PHP Developer
8 239 (5.02%) C# Developer
9 208 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 203 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 184 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
12 183 (3.85%) Java Engineer
13 179 (3.76%) Analyst
14 178 (3.74%) Administrator
15 165 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
16 164 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
17 153 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
17 153 (3.22%) Software Developer
18 150 (3.15%) Consultant
19 149 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1134 (23.84%) HTML
2 853 (17.93%) CSS
3 818 (17.20%) .NET
4 681 (14.32%) AngularJS
5 671 (14.11%) Web Services
6 557 (11.71%) Spring
7 537 (11.29%) HTML5
8 516 (10.85%) Node.js
9 498 (10.47%) REST
10 370 (7.78%) jQuery
11 357 (7.50%) XML
12 294 (6.18%) RESTful
13 286 (6.01%) ASP.NET
14 272 (5.72%) React
15 262 (5.51%) SOAP
16 247 (5.19%) JSON
17 239 (5.02%) LAMP
18 227 (4.77%) Middleware
19 225 (4.73%) Hibernate
20 224 (4.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 513 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 321 (6.75%) User Experience
3 267 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 246 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 232 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 170 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 138 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 130 (2.73%) Fintech
9 120 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 93 (1.96%) Blog
11 85 (1.79%) Data Structures
12 72 (1.51%) Social Media
13 64 (1.35%) Online Banking
14 56 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 54 (1.14%) Hedge funds
16 50 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
17 48 (1.01%) N-Tier
18 43 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 42 (0.88%) Public Cloud
20 39 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1613 (33.91%) Linux
2 461 (9.69%) Unix
3 436 (9.17%) Windows
4 221 (4.65%) Android
5 204 (4.29%) CentOS
6 186 (3.91%) Apple iOS
7 171 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 160 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 114 (2.40%) Windows Server
10 62 (1.30%) Debian
11 46 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (0.88%) Solaris
13 38 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.27%) AIX
15 13 (0.27%) VxWorks
15 13 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.23%) SmartOS
17 10 (0.21%) VMS
17 10 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2400 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1057 (22.22%) DevOps
3 929 (19.53%) Software Engineering
4 880 (18.50%) Scrum
5 823 (17.30%) TDD
6 800 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
7 671 (14.11%) OO
8 575 (12.09%) MVC
9 493 (10.36%) Microservices
10 445 (9.35%) SOA
11 403 (8.47%) SDLC
12 392 (8.24%) BDD
13 378 (7.95%) E-Commerce
14 376 (7.90%) Configuration Management
15 342 (7.19%) Analytics
16 330 (6.94%) Web Development
17 320 (6.73%) Mentoring
18 251 (5.28%) OOP
19 234 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
20 225 (4.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2049 (43.07%) Java
2 1501 (31.55%) JavaScript
3 1197 (25.16%) Python
4 810 (17.03%) C#
5 802 (16.86%) PHP
6 798 (16.78%) SQL
7 547 (11.50%) Ruby
8 372 (7.82%) Scala
9 351 (7.38%) C++
10 345 (7.25%) Bash Shell
11 304 (6.39%) Perl
12 222 (4.67%) C
13 216 (4.54%) Go
14 181 (3.80%) PowerShell
15 117 (2.46%) Groovy
16 89 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 84 (1.77%) R
18 75 (1.58%) Clojure
19 62 (1.30%) T-SQL
20 60 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 708 (14.88%) Degree
2 353 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 137 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 118 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 72 (1.51%) ISTQB
6 58 (1.22%) ISEB
7 50 (1.05%) PhD
8 35 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (0.63%) CISSP
10 26 (0.55%) CCNA
11 21 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.40%) SANS
13 17 (0.36%) BC Cleared
13 17 (0.36%) CEH
13 17 (0.36%) CISA
14 16 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 16 (0.34%) GIAC
15 15 (0.32%) CISM
15 15 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 15 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (6.22%) QA
2 35 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 33 (0.69%) SDET
4 30 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.50%) SLA
6 19 (0.40%) GCP
7 17 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.25%) COBIT
9 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.17%) SSAE 16
10 6 (0.13%) WCAG
11 5 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.11%) PMO
12 4 (0.084%) MiFID
12 4 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.063%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.063%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.042%) Basel III
14 2 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 412 (8.66%) Docker
2 149 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 63 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 60 (1.26%) HDFS
6 40 (0.84%) Varnish
7 33 (0.69%) KVM
8 31 (0.65%) Firmware
9 29 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (0.57%) Apache Flume
11 26 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 26 (0.55%) vCloud
12 23 (0.48%) Kamailio
13 22 (0.46%) Xen
14 18 (0.38%) Samba
15 16 (0.34%) Squid
15 16 (0.34%) vSphere
16 14 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.27%) NFS
18 11 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 601 (12.63%) Puppet
2 404 (8.49%) Ansible
3 385 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
4 169 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 118 (2.48%) Nagios
6 96 (2.02%) Terraform
7 64 (1.35%) Mesos
8 63 (1.32%) Salt
9 33 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
10 30 (0.63%) Oozie
11 29 (0.61%) logstash
12 27 (0.57%) Rancher
13 26 (0.55%) Kibana
14 25 (0.53%) HAProxy
15 24 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
15 24 (0.50%) rkt
16 23 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 23 (0.48%) ZABBIX
17 22 (0.46%) Cobbler
18 21 (0.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 514 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 452 (9.50%) Oracle
3 282 (5.93%) Google
4 230 (4.83%) VMware
5 210 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 158 (3.32%) IBM
7 80 (1.68%) MuleSoft
8 74 (1.56%) hybris
9 73 (1.53%) Talend
10 72 (1.51%) Splunk
11 71 (1.49%) Zend
12 69 (1.45%) Cisco
12 69 (1.45%) SAP
13 49 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 44 (0.92%) Adobe
16 41 (0.86%) Facebook
17 39 (0.82%) Juniper
18 38 (0.80%) HP
18 38 (0.80%) TIBCO
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bromium UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Equity + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liskeard, Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus 25 days hols, healthcare, flexi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £95,000
Posted: 2 days ago