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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 113 125 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2844 2667 2823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.81% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2075 2238
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +11 2617 £57,500 +9.52% 348
London +10 1550 £62,500 +8.69% 182
South East -18 382 £47,500 +5.55% 54
City of London +27 211 £62,500 +8.69% 38
South West +26 175 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Midlands +19 131 £41,250 -2.94% 15
Scotland +16 131 £45,000 +13.20% 27
North West +43 114 £42,500 - 29
Surrey +2 112 £57,500 +15.00% 7
East of England +10 98 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire -27 90 £37,500 -25.00% 26
Berkshire -3 84 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Bristol -20 75 £45,000 - 5
Manchester +22 74 £41,500 -7.77% 19
West Yorkshire -10 74 £37,500 -28.57% 17
Glasgow -2 71 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Edinburgh +37 63 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Reading +8 60 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Birmingham -6 59 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Leeds -28 58 £45,000 -14.28% 16
Hampshire +9 56 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Oxfordshire -14 49 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Warwickshire +27 44 £34,500 -18.82% 2
East Midlands -37 43 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 39 £45,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +24 36 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cambridge -2 35 £45,000 - 5
Milton Keynes +28 33 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex +7 32 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cheshire +44 31 £37,500 -6.25% 3

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 3177 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2637 (46.18%) Java
3 1880 (32.92%) Linux
4 1852 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 1485 (26.01%) HTML
6 1356 (23.75%) Python
7 1270 (22.24%) TDD
8 1110 (19.44%) Degree
9 1092 (19.12%) Scrum
10 1081 (18.93%) SQL
11 1064 (18.63%) CSS
12 1038 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 1020 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 925 (16.20%) DevOps
15 916 (16.04%) .NET
16 883 (15.46%) Finance
17 870 (15.24%) OO
18 869 (15.22%) C#
19 865 (15.15%) Web Services
20 858 (15.03%) MySQL
21 852 (14.92%) Git (software)
22 802 (14.05%) Ruby
23 789 (13.82%) HTML5
24 775 (13.57%) Spring
25 771 (13.50%) AngularJS
26 768 (13.45%) Computer Science
27 760 (13.31%) MongoDB
28 746 (13.06%) PHP
29 728 (12.75%) NoSQL
29 728 (12.75%) Amazon AWS

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
1 644 (11.28%) Apache
2 584 (10.23%) Node.js
3 391 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 257 (4.50%) Apache Spark
5 232 (4.06%) JBoss
6 223 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
7 188 (3.29%) nginx
7 188 (3.29%) OpenStack
8 171 (2.99%) CMS
9 139 (2.43%) Apache Pig
10 114 (2.00%) Drupal
11 104 (1.82%) WebLogic
12 101 (1.77%) WebSphere
13 99 (1.73%) Alfresco
14 88 (1.54%) Confluence
14 88 (1.54%) Joomla!
15 84 (1.47%) Jetty
15 84 (1.47%) WordPress
16 78 (1.37%) Mule
17 73 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 218 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 40 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 23 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.12%) Mingle
9 6 (0.11%) MS Office
10 5 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.053%) SPSS
12 2 (0.035%) Gephi
12 2 (0.035%) MS Project
13 1 (0.018%) Blender
Business Applications
1 103 (1.80%) Magento
2 34 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.33%) osCommerce
4 17 (0.30%) Odoo
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.035%) ReMetrica
11 1 (0.018%) AquaLogic BPM
11 1 (0.018%) Beauchamp
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.018%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.018%) Shopify
11 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 728 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (4.78%) SaaS
3 248 (4.34%) GitHub
4 231 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 140 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 116 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 112 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 111 (1.94%) PaaS
9 96 (1.68%) IaaS
10 61 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 37 (0.65%) Google App Engine
11 37 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 32 (0.56%) Google Analytics
12 32 (0.56%) Google Apps
13 30 (0.53%) CloudFront
14 23 (0.40%) Office 365
15 22 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
16 21 (0.37%) Joyent
17 20 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
18 19 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 329 (5.76%) Internet
2 227 (3.98%) HTTP
3 200 (3.50%) Firewall
4 197 (3.45%) DNS
5 159 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 127 (2.22%) SAN
7 103 (1.80%) WAN
8 84 (1.47%) LAN
9 69 (1.21%) SSL
10 60 (1.05%) LDAP
11 45 (0.79%) Network Security
12 44 (0.77%) DHCP
13 35 (0.61%) BGP
14 28 (0.49%) Wireshark
15 27 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (0.47%) OSPF
15 27 (0.47%) WebEx
16 26 (0.46%) IPv6
17 25 (0.44%) VPN
18 24 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 858 (15.03%) MySQL
2 760 (13.31%) MongoDB
3 728 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 665 (11.65%) Big Data
5 481 (8.42%) Hadoop
6 444 (7.78%) SQL Server
7 402 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
8 326 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 312 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 161 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 157 (2.75%) Redis
12 137 (2.40%) Neo4j
13 126 (2.21%) RDBMS
14 88 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (1.52%) HBase
16 86 (1.51%) Impala
17 85 (1.49%) Couchbase
18 83 (1.45%) Data Mining
19 79 (1.38%) CouchDB
20 75 (1.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 852 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 689 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 537 (9.40%) Maven
4 418 (7.32%) Selenium
5 343 (6.01%) Subversion
6 284 (4.97%) JIRA
7 258 (4.52%) JUnit
8 205 (3.59%) Cucumber
9 171 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 137 (2.40%) Ant
11 123 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 120 (2.10%) Hudson
13 108 (1.89%) WebDriver
14 107 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 101 (1.77%) Gradle
16 97 (1.70%) Vagrant
17 85 (1.49%) JMeter
18 81 (1.42%) Visual Studio
19 79 (1.38%) NUnit
20 72 (1.26%) Mockito
General
1 883 (15.46%) Finance
2 425 (7.44%) Banking
3 321 (5.62%) Marketing
4 289 (5.06%) Games
5 283 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 254 (4.45%) Retail
7 143 (2.50%) Law
8 81 (1.42%) Publishing
9 60 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 55 (0.96%) Advertising
12 45 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (0.77%) Electronics
13 44 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 44 (0.77%) Front Office
14 37 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
15 30 (0.53%) Local Government
16 28 (0.49%) Legal
17 26 (0.46%) Back Office
18 21 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 2544 (44.55%) Developer
2 953 (16.69%) Java Developer
3 519 (9.09%) Architect
3 519 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 370 (6.48%) Software Engineer
5 341 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 329 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 258 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 252 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 247 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
10 230 (4.03%) Administrator
11 225 (3.94%) Consultant
12 223 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
13 220 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 218 (3.82%) PHP Developer
15 212 (3.71%) Software Developer
16 200 (3.50%) Java Engineer
17 198 (3.47%) Web Developer
18 182 (3.19%) Agile Developer
19 178 (3.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1485 (26.01%) HTML
2 1064 (18.63%) CSS
3 916 (16.04%) .NET
4 865 (15.15%) Web Services
5 789 (13.82%) HTML5
6 775 (13.57%) Spring
7 771 (13.50%) AngularJS
8 677 (11.86%) REST
9 618 (10.82%) XML
10 560 (9.81%) jQuery
11 441 (7.72%) JSON
12 429 (7.51%) Hibernate
13 391 (6.85%) J2EE
14 382 (6.69%) RESTful
15 343 (6.01%) LAMP
16 302 (5.29%) SOAP
17 293 (5.13%) CSS3
18 291 (5.10%) Java EE
19 263 (4.61%) ASP.NET
20 258 (4.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 768 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 441 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 301 (5.27%) User Experience
4 279 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 261 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 183 (3.20%) Algorithms
7 164 (2.87%) Visualisation
8 157 (2.75%) Fintech
9 154 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 143 (2.50%) Data Centre
11 131 (2.29%) Management Information System
12 98 (1.72%) Blog
12 98 (1.72%) Social Media
13 90 (1.58%) Physics
14 81 (1.42%) Hedge funds
15 79 (1.38%) Statistics
16 62 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 62 (1.09%) RIA
17 52 (0.91%) Client/Server
18 42 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1880 (32.92%) Linux
2 697 (12.21%) Unix
3 619 (10.84%) Windows
4 266 (4.66%) Android
5 248 (4.34%) Apple iOS
6 205 (3.59%) Ubuntu
7 187 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 164 (2.87%) CentOS
9 109 (1.91%) Debian
10 100 (1.75%) Windows Server
11 71 (1.24%) Mac OS X
12 29 (0.51%) Solaris
13 20 (0.35%) FreeBSD
13 20 (0.35%) Tizen
14 19 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.23%) Mesosphere
17 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3177 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1270 (22.24%) TDD
3 1092 (19.12%) Scrum
4 1038 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1020 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 925 (16.20%) DevOps
7 870 (15.24%) OO
8 614 (10.75%) E-Commerce
9 590 (10.33%) MVC
10 521 (9.12%) Web Development
11 504 (8.83%) Analytics
11 504 (8.83%) BDD
12 466 (8.16%) SOA
13 383 (6.71%) SDLC
14 370 (6.48%) Mentoring
15 321 (5.62%) Configuration Management
16 314 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
17 295 (5.17%) Open Source Development
18 294 (5.15%) Microservices
19 286 (5.01%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2637 (46.18%) Java
2 1852 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 1356 (23.75%) Python
4 1081 (18.93%) SQL
5 869 (15.22%) C#
6 802 (14.05%) Ruby
7 746 (13.06%) PHP
8 488 (8.55%) Scala
9 469 (8.21%) C++
10 459 (8.04%) Perl
11 392 (6.87%) Bash Shell
12 297 (5.20%) C
13 236 (4.13%) Shell Script
14 165 (2.89%) Groovy
15 155 (2.71%) R
16 137 (2.40%) Clojure
17 120 (2.10%) PowerShell
18 95 (1.66%) Go
19 80 (1.40%) PL/SQL
20 75 (1.31%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1110 (19.44%) Degree
2 374 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 180 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 91 (1.59%) PhD
5 70 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 49 (0.86%) CISSP
6 49 (0.86%) ISEB
7 48 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 35 (0.61%) CCNP
10 30 (0.53%) CCIE
11 26 (0.46%) SANS
12 23 (0.40%) CCNA
12 23 (0.40%) CISM
13 21 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.33%) RHCE
15 18 (0.32%) GIAC
16 17 (0.30%) GCIH
16 17 (0.30%) RHCSA
17 16 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (6.83%) QA
2 50 (0.88%) SDET
3 25 (0.44%) COBIT
4 24 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.26%) SLA
8 9 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.12%) WCAG
10 5 (0.088%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.053%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.053%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.053%) WAI
12 1 (0.018%) GPG13
12 1 (0.018%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
System Software
1 405 (7.09%) Docker
2 200 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (1.93%) HDFS
4 94 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 73 (1.28%) NFS
6 68 (1.19%) Apache Flume
6 68 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 52 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 48 (0.84%) KVM
9 41 (0.72%) Ceph
10 34 (0.60%) Xen
11 31 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 26 (0.46%) Cygwin
13 23 (0.40%) XenApp
14 21 (0.37%) Snort
15 19 (0.33%) iptables
16 18 (0.32%) Squid
17 17 (0.30%) Varnish
18 13 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 721 (12.63%) Puppet
2 364 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
3 289 (5.06%) Ansible
4 188 (3.29%) Nagios
5 71 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 62 (1.09%) Oozie
7 47 (0.82%) Kubernetes
8 45 (0.79%) Mesos
9 41 (0.72%) logstash
9 41 (0.72%) Salt
9 41 (0.72%) ZABBIX
10 39 (0.68%) CFEngine
11 36 (0.63%) Cacti
12 30 (0.53%) Kibana
13 28 (0.49%) Graphite
14 23 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 22 (0.39%) Ambari
16 21 (0.37%) Capistrano
17 19 (0.33%) Packer
18 18 (0.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 663 (11.61%) Oracle
2 522 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 391 (6.85%) Google
4 305 (5.34%) VMware
5 223 (3.91%) Red Hat
6 191 (3.35%) Cisco
7 175 (3.06%) IBM
8 153 (2.68%) HP
9 122 (2.14%) Zend
10 118 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 114 (2.00%) Facebook
11 114 (2.00%) Hortonworks
12 98 (1.72%) MuleSoft
13 90 (1.58%) Adobe
14 88 (1.54%) SAP
15 79 (1.38%) Atlassian
16 76 (1.33%) Tableau
16 76 (1.33%) TIBCO
17 66 (1.16%) Talend
18 64 (1.12%) Citrix
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum +bonus
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 29 minutes ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago