Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 163 151
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 60 43 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.37% 1.11% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.23% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 105
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +2.56%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,000 3,505 6,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.62% 90.43% 89.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,260 2,596 5,233
10th Percentile £31,225 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in the East of England.

Salary trend for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 20 £72,500 +31.82% 4
Suffolk +25 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Cambridgeshire -17 14 £56,250 +12.50% 13
Essex +11 12 £56,250 +40.63% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 30 (50.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) Docker
2 25 (41.67%) DevOps
3 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.00%) Social Skills
5 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Terraform
8 14 (23.33%) .NET
8 14 (23.33%) PHP
8 14 (23.33%) TypeScript
9 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
9 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
9 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (21.67%) Node.js
9 13 (21.67%) OOP
10 12 (20.00%) C#
10 12 (20.00%) Games
10 12 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (18.33%) AWS
11 11 (18.33%) Microservices
11 11 (18.33%) Ansible
11 11 (18.33%) Finance
11 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.67%) React
12 10 (16.67%) NoSQL

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (11.67%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) CMS
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (6.67%) Camunda
5 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 3 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) AWS
2 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (8.33%) GCP
2 5 (8.33%) IaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
3 4 (6.67%) GitHub
3 4 (6.67%) Google Data Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (5.00%) Azure
4 3 (5.00%) npm
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Broadband
2 4 (6.67%) 802.11
2 4 (6.67%) RFID
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) VoIP
2 4 (6.67%) Wireless
3 3 (5.00%) PBX
3 3 (5.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) IPv6
4 1 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.67%) RTP
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.00%) Redis
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) BigQuery
5 3 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (3.33%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) ClickHouse
7 1 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.00%) GitLab
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.67%) CMake
7 1 (1.67%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.67%) jMock
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Mockito
7 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (35.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (20.00%) Games
3 11 (18.33%) Finance
4 8 (13.33%) Retail
4 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.33%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Site Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 14 (23.33%) .NET
3 13 (21.67%) Node.js
4 12 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) .NET Core
6 10 (16.67%) React
7 8 (13.33%) CSS
7 8 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (10.00%) CSS3
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) LAMP
8 6 (10.00%) RESTful
9 5 (8.33%) REST
10 4 (6.67%) 802.1X
10 4 (6.67%) Django
10 4 (6.67%) Flask
10 4 (6.67%) OpenDaylight
10 4 (6.67%) POSIX
11 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Spread Betting
2 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.33%) SystemC
3 3 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.00%) VMS
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (21.67%) OOP
4 11 (18.33%) Microservices
5 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (15.00%) High Availability
6 9 (15.00%) Low Latency
6 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (11.67%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (10.00%) Data Science
9 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Development
10 5 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Python
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) PHP
4 14 (23.33%) TypeScript
5 12 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.67%) C
7 6 (10.00%) Java
8 5 (8.33%) Perl
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby
10 3 (5.00%) Go
10 3 (5.00%) PHP 7
10 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) C++
11 1 (1.67%) Groovy
11 1 (1.67%) R
11 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.67%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Terraform
2 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
3 11 (18.33%) Ansible
4 9 (15.00%) Puppet
5 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.67%) Prometheus
6 4 (6.67%) Salt
7 3 (5.00%) HAProxy
7 3 (5.00%) Icinga
8 2 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.33%) Grafana
8 2 (3.33%) Graylog
8 2 (3.33%) Istio
8 2 (3.33%) Nagios
8 2 (3.33%) Rancher
9 1 (1.67%) Mesos
9 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Google
2 4 (6.67%) Arista
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.00%) GENBAND
3 3 (5.00%) Sonus
4 2 (3.33%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) SaltStack