The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 124 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2823 2228 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 2.00% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.13% 6.18% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 1883 2378
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39570 36063 40497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.68% 32.43% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31309 29222 34251
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 Miscellaneous 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 17 April 2014 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +13 2595 £50,000 +5.26% 331
London +13 1535 £55,000 +4.76% 185
South East +40 434 £45,000 - 46
City of London +21 329 £53,500 +1.90% 48
Scotland +55 149 £40,000 +5.26% 8
South West +31 149 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Berkshire +45 128 £50,000 +9.64% 12
Surrey +32 119 £45,000 +30.43% 13
Yorkshire +2 118 £42,500 +13.33% 20
East of England -13 109 £51,250 +36.66% 20
Bristol +24 85 £40,000 - 10
North West -21 80 £34,500 +6.15% 9
West Yorkshire +1 78 £46,250 +25.00% 11
Glasgow +14 76 £45,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -11 69 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Edinburgh +23 66 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +13 66 £42,500 +23.18% 11
West Midlands +28 64 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -16 59 £45,000 +25.00% 9
Reading +8 51 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Manchester -21 47 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Hertfordshire +31 44 £63,750 +155.00% 1
Oxford -15 44 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 41 £35,232 +7.57% 4
Tyne and Wear +23 41 £35,232 +8.40% 5
North East +21 41 £35,232 +8.40% 5
East Sussex +11 41 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Brighton +5 38 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 38 £45,500 -17.27% 14
Slough +21 36 £65,000 +42.54% 3

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2380 (43.61%) Java
2 1904 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 1880 (34.44%) HTML
4 1796 (32.91%) Linux
5 1447 (26.51%) CSS
6 1369 (25.08%) PHP
7 1364 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
8 1327 (24.31%) Python
9 1244 (22.79%) MySQL
10 1063 (19.48%) TDD
11 1052 (19.27%) Scrum
12 994 (18.21%) Web Services
13 993 (18.19%) OO
14 969 (17.75%) jQuery
15 911 (16.69%) Spring
16 906 (16.60%) Ruby
17 896 (16.42%) SQL
18 887 (16.25%) E-Commerce
19 861 (15.78%) Degree
20 840 (15.39%) XML
21 828 (15.17%) C#
22 826 (15.13%) MVC
22 826 (15.13%) HTML5
23 807 (14.79%) .NET
24 797 (14.60%) Git (software)
25 734 (13.45%) Apache
26 726 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
27 718 (13.16%) Software Engineering
28 689 (12.62%) Oracle
29 668 (12.24%) Hibernate

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 734 (13.45%) Apache
2 495 (9.07%) Tomcat
3 434 (7.95%) CMS
4 429 (7.86%) Drupal
5 333 (6.10%) Node.js
6 226 (4.14%) Alfresco
7 214 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 189 (3.46%) Apache Solr
9 180 (3.30%) IIS
10 170 (3.11%) WebSphere
11 159 (2.91%) WordPress
12 157 (2.88%) SharePoint
13 146 (2.67%) nginx
14 80 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
15 71 (1.30%) Liferay
16 69 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
17 63 (1.15%) SugarCRM
18 54 (0.99%) Apache Pig
19 51 (0.93%) Confluence
20 47 (0.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 214 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 100 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 46 (0.84%) MS Office
4 24 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.31%) SPSS
7 15 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.20%) MS Project
8 11 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.073%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.037%) Mingle
11 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 224 (4.10%) Magento
2 32 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 32 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 24 (0.44%) AquaLogic BPM
4 21 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
5 16 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.26%) Summit
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.13%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.055%) SiteCatalyst
11 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.037%) Zen Cart
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.018%) Maximo
12 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.018%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 284 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (3.74%) SaaS
3 195 (3.57%) GitHub
4 116 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 80 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (1.21%) PaaS
7 59 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 52 (0.95%) IaaS
9 41 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 32 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
11 31 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
12 26 (0.48%) Joyent
13 24 (0.44%) Google Apps
14 19 (0.35%) Google App Engine
15 17 (0.31%) Trello
16 15 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.18%) Route 53
18 6 (0.11%) Heroku
19 5 (0.092%) Taleo
19 5 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 363 (6.65%) Internet
2 243 (4.45%) HTTP
3 200 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 197 (3.61%) Firewall
5 166 (3.04%) DNS
6 97 (1.78%) LDAP
7 94 (1.72%) SAN
8 88 (1.61%) VoIP
9 73 (1.34%) SMTP
9 73 (1.34%) VPN
10 68 (1.25%) SSL
11 64 (1.17%) Wireless
12 59 (1.08%) SSH
13 54 (0.99%) WAN
14 51 (0.93%) LAN
15 48 (0.88%) SNMP
16 43 (0.79%) DHCP
17 36 (0.66%) NAS
18 29 (0.53%) Ethernet
19 27 (0.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1244 (22.79%) MySQL
2 583 (10.68%) MongoDB
3 535 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 477 (8.74%) SQL Server
5 381 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 373 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
7 368 (6.74%) Big Data
8 272 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 208 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 153 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 136 (2.49%) Redis
12 100 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 86 (1.58%) Pentaho
15 65 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 57 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
18 47 (0.86%) Data Mining
19 42 (0.77%) DB2
19 42 (0.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 797 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 532 (9.75%) Subversion
3 464 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 440 (8.06%) Maven
5 395 (7.24%) Selenium
6 269 (4.93%) JUnit
7 252 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 170 (3.11%) Eclipse
9 163 (2.99%) JIRA
10 150 (2.75%) Hudson
10 150 (2.75%) WebDriver
11 147 (2.69%) Visual Studio
12 144 (2.64%) Ant
13 112 (2.05%) SpecFlow
14 109 (2.00%) NUnit
15 93 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 76 (1.39%) Artifactory
17 73 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
18 72 (1.32%) FitNesse
18 72 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 596 (10.92%) Finance
2 356 (6.52%) Marketing
3 284 (5.20%) Games
4 213 (3.90%) Retail
5 176 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 164 (3.00%) Banking
7 106 (1.94%) Advertising
8 105 (1.92%) Publishing
9 81 (1.48%) Back Office
10 58 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 51 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.81%) Front Office
12 44 (0.81%) Online Betting
13 36 (0.66%) Legal
14 34 (0.62%) Electronics
15 33 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.48%) Law
17 13 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.24%) Billing
18 12 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3032 (55.55%) Developer
2 805 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 673 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 466 (8.54%) PHP Developer
5 392 (7.18%) Architect
6 375 (6.87%) Web Developer
7 280 (5.13%) Administrator
8 272 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 251 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
10 243 (4.45%) .NET Developer
11 233 (4.27%) Analyst
12 220 (4.03%) Software Engineer
13 217 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 217 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
14 212 (3.88%) Programmer
15 198 (3.63%) Consultant
16 193 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 159 (2.91%) C# Developer
18 151 (2.77%) Front-End Developer
19 138 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1880 (34.44%) HTML
2 1447 (26.51%) CSS
3 994 (18.21%) Web Services
4 969 (17.75%) jQuery
5 911 (16.69%) Spring
6 840 (15.39%) XML
7 826 (15.13%) HTML5
8 807 (14.79%) .NET
9 668 (12.24%) Hibernate
10 538 (9.86%) CSS3
11 456 (8.35%) LAMP
12 450 (8.24%) J2EE
13 391 (7.16%) Ajax
14 364 (6.67%) ASP.NET
15 359 (6.58%) SOAP
16 358 (6.56%) RESTful
17 338 (6.19%) REST
18 312 (5.72%) Ruby on Rails
19 303 (5.55%) JSON
20 298 (5.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 582 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 299 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 220 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 158 (2.89%) Blog
5 118 (2.16%) Mathematics
6 115 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 114 (2.09%) Social Media
8 109 (2.00%) GIS
9 77 (1.41%) Clustering
9 77 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 74 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 67 (1.23%) Social Network
12 64 (1.17%) Digital Media
12 64 (1.17%) Blackberry
13 55 (1.01%) W3C
14 52 (0.95%) Replication
15 50 (0.92%) Equities
16 45 (0.82%) Derivative
17 44 (0.81%) Grid Computing
18 40 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1796 (32.91%) Linux
2 651 (11.93%) Windows
3 486 (8.90%) UNIX
4 337 (6.17%) Android
5 290 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 281 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 254 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 198 (3.63%) CentOS
9 166 (3.04%) Debian
10 105 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 101 (1.85%) Solaris
12 42 (0.77%) AIX
13 38 (0.70%) FreeBSD
13 38 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (0.55%) Windows Phone
15 29 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
16 27 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (0.44%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1364 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1063 (19.48%) TDD
3 1052 (19.27%) Scrum
4 993 (18.19%) OO
5 887 (16.25%) E-Commerce
6 826 (15.13%) MVC
7 726 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
8 718 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 536 (9.82%) Web Development
10 522 (9.56%) BDD
11 431 (7.90%) SOA
12 378 (6.93%) OOP
13 373 (6.83%) Unit Testing
14 298 (5.46%) Configuration Management
15 294 (5.39%) Content Management
16 274 (5.02%) Project Management
17 233 (4.27%) Analytics
18 219 (4.01%) Pair Programming
19 207 (3.79%) OOD
20 197 (3.61%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2380 (43.61%) Java
2 1904 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 1369 (25.08%) PHP
4 1327 (24.31%) Python
5 906 (16.60%) Ruby
6 896 (16.42%) SQL
7 828 (15.17%) C#
8 532 (9.75%) Perl
9 441 (8.08%) C++
10 373 (6.83%) Scala
11 372 (6.82%) Bash Shell
12 227 (4.16%) C
13 177 (3.24%) PHP5
14 134 (2.46%) Groovy
15 129 (2.36%) Clojure
16 118 (2.16%) Shell Script
17 92 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 92 (1.69%) VB.NET
18 91 (1.67%) F#
19 89 (1.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 861 (15.78%) Degree
2 200 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 121 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 52 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 42 (0.77%) ISEB
5 42 (0.77%) CISSP
6 40 (0.73%) CEH
7 39 (0.71%) OSCP
8 37 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 37 (0.68%) GPEN
9 36 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.49%) CISMP
12 25 (0.46%) PhD
13 23 (0.42%) OSCE
14 21 (0.38%) GWAPT
14 21 (0.38%) GCIH
15 20 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (0.35%) RHCE
17 18 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (7.70%) QA
2 74 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 37 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.59%) SLA
5 26 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.24%) Basel III
7 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.092%) ISO 9002
8 5 (0.092%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.037%) JTAG
9 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.037%) WCAG
9 2 (0.037%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 120 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 94 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.45%) Varnish
4 70 (1.28%) KVM
5 47 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 43 (0.79%) Xen
7 30 (0.55%) NFS
8 23 (0.42%) Sendmail
9 22 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 21 (0.38%) vSphere
10 21 (0.38%) Samba
11 16 (0.29%) Snort
11 16 (0.29%) Postfix
12 15 (0.27%) qmail
12 15 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
13 13 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.18%) Squid
15 9 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 566 (10.37%) Puppet
2 470 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (4.23%) Nagios
4 89 (1.63%) ZABBIX
5 78 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 55 (1.01%) Cacti
7 41 (0.75%) HAProxy
8 36 (0.66%) Zenoss
9 31 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 29 (0.53%) Ansible
11 27 (0.49%) Ganglia
12 22 (0.40%) CFEngine
13 21 (0.38%) YUM
13 21 (0.38%) OpenView
14 15 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 14 (0.26%) Munin
15 14 (0.26%) Backup Exec
15 14 (0.26%) Nessus
15 14 (0.26%) WSUS
16 12 (0.22%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 689 (12.62%) Oracle
2 527 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 404 (7.40%) JBoss
4 385 (7.05%) Red Hat
5 306 (5.61%) Zend
6 214 (3.92%) Google
7 173 (3.17%) Facebook
8 151 (2.77%) VMware
9 131 (2.40%) Cisco
10 123 (2.25%) Twitter
11 119 (2.18%) IBM
12 92 (1.69%) ESRI
13 88 (1.61%) HP
14 80 (1.47%) Adobe
15 73 (1.34%) Talend
16 59 (1.08%) TIBCO
17 58 (1.06%) SAP
18 45 (0.82%) Sitecore
19 43 (0.79%) GigaSpaces
20 40 (0.73%) hybris
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 85k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Asergis Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20 Days' Holiday + Bank Holidays
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car+bonus+bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
7Digital
Salary: Attractive Base + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 20 hours ago