Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Open Source Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 925 1057 1149
Rank change year-on-year +132 +92 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Open Source Engineer 27 39 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 18
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +6.84% +17.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £104,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +6.84% +17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 102,848 132,866 160,317
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.00% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 83,124 107,075 132,448
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Open Source Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Open Source Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source Engineer in England

Open Source Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Open Source Engineer in England

Open Source Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source Engineer in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Open Source Engineer in England

Open Source Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
South East +50 13 £60,000 -4.00%
North of England +84 8 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West +48 8 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London +94 3 £95,000 +35.71%
Midlands +53 2 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Open Source Engineer
UK

Open Source Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, Open Source Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Open Source Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Open Source
2 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 16 (59.26%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) DevOps
3 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
5 11 (40.74%) Ansible
6 10 (37.04%) Docker
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (29.63%) VoIP
8 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) Kamailio
8 8 (29.63%) FreeSWITCH
8 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
8 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) C++
10 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Ruby
10 6 (22.22%) Derivative
10 6 (22.22%) STUN
10 6 (22.22%) Time Management
10 6 (22.22%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (22.22%) Terraform
10 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
10 6 (22.22%) Node.js
10 6 (22.22%) High Availability

Open Source Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) VoIP
2 6 (22.22%) STUN
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) SSH
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) InfluxDB
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
4 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.41%) GNU Toolchain
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) FreeSWITCH
2 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 6 (22.22%) WebRTC
3 3 (11.11%) Kafka
4 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.41%) LLVM
4 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.70%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Derivative
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
2 5 (18.52%) Debian
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Open Source
2 16 (59.26%) DevOps
3 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (22.22%) Time Management
6 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
8 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Go
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) Erlang
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) Kamailio
3 2 (7.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
3 6 (22.22%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Terraform
4 3 (11.11%) Ambari
4 3 (11.11%) SELinux
5 2 (7.41%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (7.41%) Grafana
5 2 (7.41%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.11%) PayPal