Period
to 13 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 121 153
Rank change year-on-year -37 +32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 185 318 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.87% 2.62% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 156 287 219
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £83,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 8,947 11,027 11,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.21% 90.74% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,670 8,949 9,636
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -16 92 £50,340 +0.68% 31
Hertfordshire -34 69 £57,500 - 7
Bedfordshire +14 16 £57,500 - 8
Essex +12 4 £55,000 +76.19% 4
Norfolk +9 3 £45,000 -30.77%
Suffolk -18 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 124 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (44.32%) Linux
3 77 (41.62%) Python
4 57 (30.81%) Test Automation
5 52 (28.11%) JavaScript
6 51 (27.57%) Java
7 49 (26.49%) Scrum
8 48 (25.95%) Software Engineering
8 48 (25.95%) C#
9 41 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (22.16%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (18.38%) DevOps
10 34 (18.38%) Ruby
11 32 (17.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (16.22%) Web Services
13 29 (15.68%) CSS
13 29 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (15.14%) .NET
15 27 (14.59%) Finance
15 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (14.59%) GitHub
15 27 (14.59%) Mentoring
16 26 (14.05%) Git (software)
16 26 (14.05%) HTML
17 25 (13.51%) TDD
18 24 (12.97%) Retail
18 24 (12.97%) Degree
18 24 (12.97%) Computer Science
18 24 (12.97%) PHP
18 24 (12.97%) SQL

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 23 (12.43%) Apache
2 20 (10.81%) OpenStack
3 11 (5.95%) IIS
4 7 (3.78%) nginx
5 6 (3.24%) CMS
6 5 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.16%) WordPress
8 3 (1.62%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.62%) Jetty
9 2 (1.08%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.54%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Odoo
2 1 (0.54%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.59%) GitHub
4 16 (8.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.70%) Office 365
7 4 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.62%) Serverless
9 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.08%) IaaS
9 2 (1.08%) PaaS
9 2 (1.08%) SaaS
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) HTTP
1 12 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.86%) SNMP
2 9 (4.86%) Wireless
3 7 (3.78%) DHCP
3 7 (3.78%) DNS
3 7 (3.78%) Firewall
4 6 (3.24%) Network Security
4 6 (3.24%) VPN
5 5 (2.70%) ICMP
5 5 (2.70%) Internet
5 5 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.70%) VLAN
5 5 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.16%) IPv4
6 4 (2.16%) IPv6
6 4 (2.16%) SSL
7 2 (1.08%) LAN
7 2 (1.08%) WAN
8 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (11.89%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.35%) MySQL
4 16 (8.65%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.24%) Big Data
7 6 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.70%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.16%) InterBase
9 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.16%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.08%) Power BI
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.03%) Selenium
2 13 (7.03%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.49%) Metasploit
4 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.24%) JIRA
6 6 (3.24%) NCrunch
6 6 (3.24%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.70%) Maven
8 4 (2.16%) Gradle
8 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.62%) GitLab
9 3 (1.62%) JBehave
9 3 (1.62%) Subversion
9 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 24 (12.97%) Retail
3 13 (7.03%) Games
4 10 (5.41%) Law
5 9 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.24%) Marketing
7 3 (1.62%) Legal
7 3 (1.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (39.46%) Developer
2 28 (15.14%) Software Engineer
3 14 (7.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (7.57%) Python Developer
4 12 (6.49%) .NET Developer
4 12 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (6.49%) Security Engineer
4 12 (6.49%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 11 (5.95%) C# Developer
5 11 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.41%) Backend Developer
6 10 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Python Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.22%) Web Services
2 29 (15.68%) CSS
3 28 (15.14%) .NET
4 26 (14.05%) HTML
5 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET
6 15 (8.11%) Node.js
6 15 (8.11%) REST
7 14 (7.57%) HTML5
7 14 (7.57%) LAMP
8 13 (7.03%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.03%) CSS3
8 13 (7.03%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (7.03%) jQuery
9 11 (5.95%) RESTful
9 11 (5.95%) Underscore.js
10 9 (4.86%) Django
11 8 (4.32%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.32%) Spring
11 8 (4.32%) Twisted
11 8 (4.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) User Experience
2 17 (9.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.57%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.49%) Private Cloud
6 11 (5.95%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.86%) Mainframe
8 6 (3.24%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.62%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.62%) PKI
11 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.08%) Robotics
11 2 (1.08%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 82 (44.32%) Linux
2 21 (11.35%) Unix
3 17 (9.19%) Kali Linux
4 14 (7.57%) Android
4 14 (7.57%) Ubuntu
5 12 (6.49%) CentOS
6 11 (5.95%) Windows
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.16%) Fedora
10 2 (1.08%) AIX
10 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.81%) Test Automation
3 49 (26.49%) Scrum
4 48 (25.95%) Software Engineering
5 41 (22.16%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (18.38%) DevOps
7 32 (17.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (14.59%) Mentoring
9 25 (13.51%) TDD
10 24 (12.97%) Computer Science
11 22 (11.89%) Logistics
12 18 (9.73%) BDD
12 18 (9.73%) Web Development
13 17 (9.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 17 (9.19%) Identity Access Management
13 17 (9.19%) Microservices
13 17 (9.19%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (9.19%) Security Architecture
13 17 (9.19%) SIEM
13 17 (9.19%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.62%) Python
2 52 (28.11%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.57%) Java
4 48 (25.95%) C#
5 34 (18.38%) Ruby
6 24 (12.97%) PHP
6 24 (12.97%) SQL
7 20 (10.81%) Bash Shell
8 19 (10.27%) C++
9 17 (9.19%) Go
10 14 (7.57%) Perl
11 13 (7.03%) Java 8
11 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
12 12 (6.49%) C
13 10 (5.41%) TypeScript
14 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.78%) VBScript
15 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 17 (9.19%) CEH
2 17 (9.19%) CompTIA Security+
2 17 (9.19%) SSCP
3 12 (6.49%) CISA
3 12 (6.49%) CISM
3 12 (6.49%) CISSP
3 12 (6.49%) CSSLP
3 12 (6.49%) GIAC
3 12 (6.49%) SANS
4 5 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.70%) CCENT
4 5 (2.70%) CCNA
4 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.70%) GCIA
4 5 (2.70%) GCIH
4 5 (2.70%) GSEC
4 5 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (2.70%) OSCP
5 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.11%) Docker
2 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.08%) Ceph
6 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.54%) HDFS
6 1 (0.54%) KVM
6 1 (0.54%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 17 (9.19%) Nessus
2 16 (8.65%) Kubernetes
3 13 (7.03%) Prometheus
4 12 (6.49%) Ansible
4 12 (6.49%) Grafana
4 12 (6.49%) Nmap
5 9 (4.86%) Terraform
6 7 (3.78%) Nagios
7 6 (3.24%) HAProxy
7 6 (3.24%) Icinga
7 6 (3.24%) Packer
7 6 (3.24%) Puppet
8 5 (2.70%) QRadar
9 2 (1.08%) Kibana
9 2 (1.08%) logstash
9 2 (1.08%) Observium
9 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.08%) yum
9 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.03%) VMware
3 12 (6.49%) Netsparker
3 12 (6.49%) Qualys
4 10 (5.41%) Google
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle
6 6 (3.24%) New Relic
7 5 (2.70%) HP
7 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.70%) Splunk
7 5 (2.70%) Veeam
7 5 (2.70%) WatchGuard
8 4 (2.16%) PagerDuty
8 4 (2.16%) SAP
9 3 (1.62%) Cisco
10 2 (1.08%) Aruba
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix
10 2 (1.08%) F5
10 2 (1.08%) Juniper
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp