Open Source Jobs in England

Open Source
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 263 190 134
Rank change year-on-year -73 -56 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 911 1,699 4,098
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.04% 1.94% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.03% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 650 781 1,333
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £42,633
25th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.33% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £84,964 £90,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £109,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.70%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,974 83,734 131,985
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 84.66% 95.60% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 54,131 49,663 73,196
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,324 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,125 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in England

Open Source
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Open Source in England

Open Source
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Open Source in England

Open Source
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London -145 255 £82,500 +2.75% 164
North of England +67 254 £61,206 -2.07% 39
North West +32 169 £60,000 -7.69% 20
South East +6 146 £45,000 -33.33% 88
South West -25 114 £61,250 -12.50% 31
Midlands -17 77 £61,206 -12.56% 25
Yorkshire +79 65 £61,206 +8.81% 14
East of England +12 51 £80,001 +39.13% 25
West Midlands 0 50 £61,206 -12.56% 19
East Midlands -5 27 £75,000 -6.25% 6
North East -14 20 £61,206 +28.39% 5
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (6.26%) Apache
2 50 (5.49%) Apache Spark
3 28 (3.07%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (1.54%) nginx
5 13 (1.43%) Confluence
6 11 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.77%) ArcGIS
7 7 (0.77%) Drupal
8 4 (0.44%) CMS
8 4 (0.44%) IIS
8 4 (0.44%) OpenZeppelin
9 3 (0.33%) Apache Pulsar
9 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.22%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.22%) SAS
10 2 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Kinematics
Applications
1 48 (5.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (3.07%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 8 (0.88%) Shopify
3 6 (0.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 363 (39.85%) AWS
2 298 (32.71%) Azure
3 110 (12.07%) Serverless
4 97 (10.65%) GCP
5 75 (8.23%) AWS Lambda
6 67 (7.35%) Amazon SQS
6 67 (7.35%) OpenShift
7 66 (7.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 56 (6.15%) Amazon EKS
9 48 (5.27%) Amazon S3
10 39 (4.28%) GitHub
11 37 (4.06%) SaaS
12 36 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
14 22 (2.41%) IaaS
15 20 (2.20%) PaaS
16 19 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
17 18 (1.98%) Azure DevOps
18 16 (1.76%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.68%) DNS
2 52 (5.71%) Firewall
3 49 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.94%) BGP
5 37 (4.06%) SSL
6 28 (3.07%) AMQP
7 25 (2.74%) WAN
8 24 (2.63%) LAN
9 23 (2.52%) HTTP
10 18 (1.98%) VPN
11 16 (1.76%) Internet
11 16 (1.76%) MPLS
12 9 (0.99%) Network Security
12 9 (0.99%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.88%) IPsec
13 8 (0.88%) Multicast
13 8 (0.88%) OSPF
13 8 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 75 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 65 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 54 (5.93%) Big Data
6 50 (5.49%) RDBMS
7 44 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.61%) Oracle Database
9 40 (4.39%) Amazon Redshift
9 40 (4.39%) MySQL
10 28 (3.07%) Cloudera CDH
11 26 (2.85%) SQL Server
12 24 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.09%) DynamoDB
13 19 (2.09%) Redis
14 18 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (1.43%) MongoDB
16 12 (1.32%) SQLite
17 11 (1.21%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 111 (12.18%) Git
2 94 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 88 (9.66%) GitLab
4 28 (3.07%) Artifactory
5 17 (1.87%) JIRA
6 14 (1.54%) CircleCI
6 14 (1.54%) JDeveloper
6 14 (1.54%) SonarQube
7 12 (1.32%) Subversion
8 11 (1.21%) Gatling
8 11 (1.21%) JUnit
9 10 (1.10%) GNU Toolchain
9 10 (1.10%) Selenium
10 9 (0.99%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.77%) Checkstyle
13 5 (0.55%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.55%) JMeter
General
1 259 (28.43%) Social Skills
2 118 (12.95%) Finance
3 53 (5.82%) Public Sector
4 45 (4.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 41 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (4.28%) Front Office
7 30 (3.29%) Aerospace
7 30 (3.29%) Law
8 27 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
9 25 (2.74%) Banking
10 24 (2.63%) Retail
11 22 (2.41%) Automotive
12 21 (2.31%) Games
13 20 (2.20%) Marketing
14 13 (1.43%) Electronics
15 12 (1.32%) Billing
16 9 (0.99%) Health Technology
17 8 (0.88%) Legal
17 8 (0.88%) Publishing
18 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 208 (22.83%) Senior
2 182 (19.98%) Software Engineer
3 176 (19.32%) Developer
4 158 (17.34%) Lead
5 147 (16.14%) Architect
6 79 (8.67%) Technical Leader
7 71 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 44 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 43 (4.72%) Senior Architect
11 39 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
11 39 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 36 (3.95%) Technical Architect
13 34 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
14 33 (3.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.62%) Senior Developer
14 33 (3.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 32 (3.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 31 (3.40%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
17 30 (3.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (15.92%) React
2 110 (12.07%) Node.js
3 88 (9.66%) Spring Boot
4 87 (9.55%) REST
5 59 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
6 56 (6.15%) Spring
7 52 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 47 (5.16%) HTML
9 40 (4.39%) Kafka
10 36 (3.95%) J2EE
11 35 (3.84%) PyTorch
11 35 (3.84%) Swagger
12 34 (3.73%) .NET
13 33 (3.62%) TensorFlow
14 32 (3.51%) GraphQL
15 29 (3.18%) CSS
16 28 (3.07%) gRPC
16 28 (3.07%) Material-UI
16 28 (3.07%) OpenAPI
16 28 (3.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.32%) Private Cloud
2 87 (9.55%) Public Cloud
3 81 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (8.12%) Management Information System
5 64 (7.03%) Cloud Native
6 54 (5.93%) Distributed Systems
7 43 (4.72%) Algorithms
7 43 (4.72%) Blog
8 37 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (3.95%) Tandem
10 34 (3.73%) Data Centre
11 33 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
12 31 (3.40%) Blockchain
13 28 (3.07%) Product Ownership
14 25 (2.74%) IoT
15 24 (2.63%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.98%) Client/Server
16 18 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (1.98%) Media Streaming
17 15 (1.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 251 (27.55%) Linux
2 71 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (5.05%) Ubuntu
4 43 (4.72%) Unix
5 42 (4.61%) CentOS
6 41 (4.50%) Debian
7 38 (4.17%) Windows
8 9 (0.99%) Android
9 8 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.22%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.11%) Rocky
15 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (52.03%) Agile
2 382 (41.93%) Software Engineering
3 267 (29.31%) DevOps
4 220 (24.15%) Mentoring
5 201 (22.06%) Problem-Solving
6 191 (20.97%) Coaching
7 178 (19.54%) CI/CD
8 163 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
9 155 (17.01%) Microservices
9 155 (17.01%) Scrum
10 147 (16.14%) Containerisation
11 138 (15.15%) Actionable Insight
12 130 (14.27%) Full Stack Development
13 123 (13.50%) Kanban
14 121 (13.28%) Collaborative Working
15 120 (13.17%) Decision-Making
16 119 (13.06%) Computer Science
17 99 (10.87%) Project Management
18 98 (10.76%) Infrastructure as Code
19 93 (10.21%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 359 (39.41%) Python
2 325 (35.68%) Java
3 167 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 122 (13.39%) C
5 106 (11.64%) TypeScript
6 103 (11.31%) SQL
7 85 (9.33%) Go
8 76 (8.34%) C++
9 73 (8.01%) Bash
10 47 (5.16%) C#
11 43 (4.72%) Rust
12 30 (3.29%) PowerShell
13 29 (3.18%) COBOL
13 29 (3.18%) Micro Focus COBOL
14 28 (3.07%) PHP
15 27 (2.96%) Scala
16 26 (2.85%) Ruby
17 22 (2.41%) Embedded C
18 20 (2.20%) Perl
19 14 (1.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 217 (23.82%) Security Cleared
2 170 (18.66%) Degree
3 165 (18.11%) SC Cleared
4 58 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (4.83%) Azure Certification
6 37 (4.06%) DV Cleared
7 36 (3.95%) Master's Degree
8 33 (3.62%) AWS Certification
9 30 (3.29%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 29 (3.18%) PhD
11 10 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.99%) CCNA
13 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.33%) CISSP
13 3 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (0.22%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.11%) GCIA
15 1 (0.11%) GIAC
15 1 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.16%) PMO
2 44 (4.83%) QA
3 15 (1.65%) Accessibility
4 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.66%) NCSC
5 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) NIST
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 148 (16.25%) Docker
2 23 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
3 12 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.21%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.10%) Firmware
5 10 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.99%) Embedded Firmware
7 7 (0.77%) HDFS
7 7 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.66%) Ceph
9 5 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.44%) KVM
11 3 (0.33%) Kamailio
11 3 (0.33%) QEMU
11 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.33%) Xen
12 2 (0.22%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.22%) vSphere
13 1 (0.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 173 (18.99%) Kubernetes
2 120 (13.17%) Terraform
3 102 (11.20%) Ansible
4 58 (6.37%) Puppet
5 36 (3.95%) Progress Chef
6 8 (0.88%) Grafana
6 8 (0.88%) Kibana
7 6 (0.66%) Knative
7 6 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (0.55%) Kiali
8 5 (0.55%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.44%) Nessus
9 4 (0.44%) Salt
10 3 (0.33%) Podman
11 2 (0.22%) Consul
11 2 (0.22%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.22%) Kustomize
11 2 (0.22%) Marathon
11 2 (0.22%) Mesos
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 72 (7.90%) Google
2 55 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.38%) Oracle
4 34 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 29 (3.18%) Micro Focus
6 28 (3.07%) SaltStack
6 28 (3.07%) Sparx
7 24 (2.63%) Cisco
8 14 (1.54%) Juniper
9 13 (1.43%) VMware
10 12 (1.32%) Fortinet
10 12 (1.32%) OpenAI
11 10 (1.10%) Palo Alto
11 10 (1.10%) Splunk
12 9 (0.99%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.88%) ESRI
14 7 (0.77%) Apple
14 7 (0.77%) Arista
14 7 (0.77%) Tufin