Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 142 147
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 168 276 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.95% 2.16% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.37% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 136 248 200
East of England median annual salary £50,340 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £79,125 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 7,698 11,645 11,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 91.33% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,809 9,281 9,214
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,407 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +3.48%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +35 85 £52,500 +0.61% 9
Hertfordshire -35 41 £43,750 -16.67% 5
Bedfordshire -7 23 £57,500 -20.69% 2
Essex +30 15 £45,591 -24.02% 3
Norfolk +21 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 107 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (53.57%) Linux
3 64 (38.10%) Python
4 52 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 47 (27.98%) Test Automation
6 43 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 40 (23.81%) Scrum
9 39 (23.21%) Web Services
10 38 (22.62%) C#
11 35 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 35 (20.83%) DevOps
12 33 (19.64%) CSS
13 30 (17.86%) Java
14 29 (17.26%) .NET
14 29 (17.26%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (17.26%) Ansible
14 29 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (16.67%) OpenStack
15 28 (16.67%) Logistics
16 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
16 26 (15.48%) HTML
17 25 (14.88%) Apache
17 25 (14.88%) Degree
17 25 (14.88%) Informatics
18 24 (14.29%) TDD
18 24 (14.29%) MVC
19 23 (13.69%) Bash Shell
19 23 (13.69%) HTML5
19 23 (13.69%) CSS3

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 28 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 25 (14.88%) Apache
3 14 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.55%) nginx
5 6 (3.57%) IIS
6 5 (2.98%) Drupal
7 4 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.38%) JBoss
7 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.38%) WordPress
8 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.79%) Jetty
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.19%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.60%) CMS
10 1 (0.60%) SAS
10 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Odoo
2 3 (1.79%) Magento
3 2 (1.19%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.10%) GitHub
4 16 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (8.33%) Office 365
6 8 (4.76%) SaaS
7 6 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.19%) Loggly
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) HTTP
2 12 (7.14%) SSL
3 11 (6.55%) DHCP
3 11 (6.55%) DNS
3 11 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.36%) Firewall
5 8 (4.76%) SNMP
5 8 (4.76%) VPN
6 6 (3.57%) Wireless
7 5 (2.98%) ICMP
7 5 (2.98%) Internet
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.19%) Intranet
8 2 (1.19%) IPv4
8 2 (1.19%) IPv6
8 2 (1.19%) VRRP
9 1 (0.60%) SAN
9 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.26%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (10.12%) MySQL
3 15 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (3.57%) Big Data
8 5 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.38%) InterBase
9 4 (2.38%) JasperReports
9 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.38%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.79%) Redis
11 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.19%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.36%) Selenium
3 7 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (2.38%) Ant
4 4 (2.38%) JUnit
4 4 (2.38%) Metasploit
4 4 (2.38%) QUnit
4 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.79%) Gradle
5 3 (1.79%) JBehave
5 3 (1.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.19%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.19%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.60%) GitLab
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (10.71%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Retail
3 9 (5.36%) Games
4 3 (1.79%) Electronics
4 3 (1.79%) Law
4 3 (1.79%) Publishing
4 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (55.36%) Developer
2 38 (22.62%) Senior Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 18 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Backend Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Python Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) QA Leader
10 7 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Manager
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.21%) Web Services
2 33 (19.64%) CSS
3 29 (17.26%) .NET
4 26 (15.48%) HTML
5 23 (13.69%) CSS3
5 23 (13.69%) HTML5
6 22 (13.10%) ASP.NET
7 21 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (11.90%) REST
9 17 (10.12%) Node.js
10 16 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
10 16 (9.52%) LAMP
11 15 (8.93%) jQuery
12 14 (8.33%) Underscore.js
13 13 (7.74%) Django
14 12 (7.14%) Flask
15 11 (6.55%) Hibernate
15 11 (6.55%) RESTful
15 11 (6.55%) Spring
16 10 (5.95%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 17 (10.12%) User Experience
3 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.17%) PKI
7 5 (2.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.79%) Arduino
9 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (53.57%) Linux
2 16 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 13 (7.74%) CentOS
4 12 (7.14%) Unix
5 11 (6.55%) Android
6 9 (5.36%) Kali Linux
7 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.98%) Solaris
8 4 (2.38%) Windows
9 2 (1.19%) Fedora
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.98%) Test Automation
3 40 (23.81%) Scrum
4 35 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 35 (20.83%) DevOps
5 28 (16.67%) Logistics
6 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 25 (14.88%) Informatics
8 24 (14.29%) MVC
8 24 (14.29%) TDD
9 22 (13.10%) Bioinformatics
9 22 (13.10%) Biology
10 21 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (11.90%) Mathematics
12 19 (11.31%) Front End Development
12 19 (11.31%) IT Strategy
13 15 (8.93%) BDD
13 15 (8.93%) Mentoring
13 15 (8.93%) Physics
14 14 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.10%) Python
2 52 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.62%) C#
4 30 (17.86%) Java
5 23 (13.69%) Bash Shell
6 22 (13.10%) PHP
6 22 (13.10%) SQL
7 16 (9.52%) Ruby
8 14 (8.33%) Java 8
9 9 (5.36%) C
9 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.17%) Go
11 6 (3.57%) C++
12 5 (2.98%) ES7
12 5 (2.98%) ES8
12 5 (2.98%) Perl
12 5 (2.98%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.98%) PHP 7
12 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) Degree
2 11 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.36%) CEH
3 9 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (5.36%) SSCP
4 5 (2.98%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.98%) CCENT
4 5 (2.98%) CCNA
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.98%) GCIA
4 5 (2.98%) GCIH
4 5 (2.98%) GSEC
4 5 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (2.98%) OSCP
4 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) CISSP
5 4 (2.38%) CSSLP
5 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) QA
2 9 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Docker
2 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (17.26%) Ansible
2 23 (13.69%) Terraform
3 15 (8.93%) Kubernetes
4 11 (6.55%) Nagios
5 10 (5.95%) HAProxy
6 7 (4.17%) Packer
6 7 (4.17%) Prometheus
6 7 (4.17%) Puppet
6 7 (4.17%) yum
7 5 (2.98%) QRadar
8 4 (2.38%) Nessus
8 4 (2.38%) Nmap
9 3 (1.79%) Observium
10 2 (1.19%) Icinga
10 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.60%) Grafana
11 1 (0.60%) Kibana
11 1 (0.60%) logstash
11 1 (0.60%) Opsview
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (8.33%) VMware
2 7 (4.17%) Google
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle
3 5 (2.98%) Splunk
3 5 (2.98%) Sybase
4 4 (2.38%) Adobe
4 4 (2.38%) Netsparker
4 4 (2.38%) Qualys
4 4 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco
5 2 (1.19%) New Relic
5 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.19%) Zend
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau