Period
to 21 February 2018

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

Open Source
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 115 114
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4,830 4,514 5,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.93% 2.72% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.04% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,935 3,775 4,467
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +10.00%

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,316 148,580 174,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121,459 123,392 145,663
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in England

Open Source
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in England.

Salary trend for Open Source in England

Open Source
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
London -1 2,515 £67,500 +3.85% 387
South East +10 760 £47,500 -5.00% 114
North of England +33 608 £50,000 +11.11% 106
South West +28 345 £50,000 +17.65% 57
North West +37 325 £52,500 +10.53% 54
East of England +23 311 £53,750 +2.38% 42
Midlands -13 285 £47,500 +5.56% 53
Yorkshire -3 232 £50,000 +17.65% 36
West Midlands -31 179 £42,500 - 31
East Midlands +4 114 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North East -7 45 £39,480 -7.11% 16
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2,640 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2,079 (43.04%) Java
3 1,502 (31.10%) Linux
4 1,455 (30.12%) Python
5 1,388 (28.74%) JavaScript
6 1,334 (27.62%) DevOps
7 1,148 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
8 1,056 (21.86%) Software Engineering
9 959 (19.86%) TDD
10 956 (19.79%) Finance
11 947 (19.61%) HTML
12 926 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
13 913 (18.90%) Degree
14 895 (18.53%) Scrum
15 880 (18.22%) SQL
16 836 (17.31%) C#
17 800 (16.56%) CSS
18 740 (15.32%) Git (software)
19 737 (15.26%) Jenkins
20 725 (15.01%) Test Automation
21 722 (14.95%) AngularJS
22 706 (14.62%) Docker
23 702 (14.53%) PHP
24 694 (14.37%) Microservices
25 680 (14.08%) .NET
26 676 (14.00%) Ruby
27 637 (13.19%) Web Services
28 622 (12.88%) Computer Science
29 593 (12.28%) Puppet
30 587 (12.15%) Ansible

Open Source
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
1 343 (7.10%) Apache
2 283 (5.86%) Apache Spark
3 248 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 206 (4.27%) Tomcat
5 160 (3.31%) OpenStack
6 150 (3.11%) WebSphere
7 139 (2.88%) CMS
8 131 (2.71%) nginx
9 119 (2.46%) JBoss
10 101 (2.09%) Confluence
11 94 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 80 (1.66%) WordPress
13 67 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 65 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
15 61 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 55 (1.14%) Drupal
17 48 (0.99%) Apache Pig
18 43 (0.89%) SAS
19 42 (0.87%) Jetty
20 33 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 27 (0.56%) SPSS
3 17 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.083%) Weka
8 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.041%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.041%) HipChat
9 2 (0.041%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.021%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.021%) CATIA
10 1 (0.021%) GIMP
10 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.021%) InVision
10 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.021%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (1.01%) Magento
2 12 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.14%) OpenCart
5 7 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 6 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.12%) MultiChain
7 5 (0.10%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.083%) osCommerce
8 4 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.062%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.021%) Ripple
11 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,148 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
2 580 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (6.42%) GitHub
4 210 (4.35%) SaaS
5 150 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 147 (3.04%) PaaS
7 135 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
8 117 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
9 101 (2.09%) IaaS
10 73 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 65 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 54 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
12 54 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
12 54 (1.12%) npm
13 49 (1.01%) Serverless
14 48 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 42 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 36 (0.75%) Office 365
17 30 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 30 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 219 (4.53%) Internet
2 179 (3.71%) Firewall
3 166 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 154 (3.19%) HTTP
5 88 (1.82%) VPN
6 84 (1.74%) DNS
7 67 (1.39%) WAN
8 53 (1.10%) VoIP
9 46 (0.95%) LAN
10 41 (0.85%) Network Security
11 38 (0.79%) Wireshark
12 33 (0.68%) RTP
13 32 (0.66%) SSL
14 30 (0.62%) FTP
15 27 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (0.54%) DHCP
17 24 (0.50%) Broadband
18 22 (0.46%) Wireless
19 21 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 566 (11.72%) MySQL
2 510 (10.56%) NoSQL
3 470 (9.73%) Big Data
4 398 (8.24%) MongoDB
5 331 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 331 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
6 322 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 307 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 187 (3.87%) Redis
9 185 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 161 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 91 (1.88%) HBase
12 81 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 76 (1.57%) Apache Hive
14 75 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 69 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
16 62 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
16 62 (1.28%) Blockchain
17 54 (1.12%) Neo4j
18 40 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 740 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 737 (15.26%) Jenkins
3 369 (7.64%) Selenium
4 309 (6.40%) Maven
5 291 (6.02%) JIRA
6 242 (5.01%) TeamCity
7 234 (4.84%) JUnit
8 231 (4.78%) Cucumber
9 216 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 187 (3.87%) Subversion
11 183 (3.79%) WebDriver
12 135 (2.80%) Hudson
13 125 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 119 (2.46%) Jasmine
15 117 (2.42%) Vagrant
16 116 (2.40%) Gradle
17 109 (2.26%) gulp
18 94 (1.95%) Bitbucket
19 88 (1.82%) MSBuild
19 88 (1.82%) Travis CI
General
1 956 (19.79%) Finance
2 424 (8.78%) Banking
3 272 (5.63%) Retail
4 213 (4.41%) Marketing
5 168 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.73%) Games
7 121 (2.51%) Advertising
8 75 (1.55%) Electronics
9 74 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 66 (1.37%) Law
11 64 (1.33%) Publishing
12 61 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 57 (1.18%) Investment Banking
14 52 (1.08%) Legal
15 43 (0.89%) Front Office
16 37 (0.77%) Back Office
17 23 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.41%) Local Government
18 20 (0.41%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.39%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,931 (39.98%) Developer
2 523 (10.83%) Java Developer
3 460 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 399 (8.26%) Architect
4 399 (8.26%) Senior Developer
5 371 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 244 (5.05%) .NET Developer
7 226 (4.68%) Java Engineer
8 209 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 209 (4.33%) PHP Developer
9 206 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 205 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 201 (4.16%) Agile Developer
12 195 (4.04%) Analyst
13 175 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 163 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 159 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 159 (3.29%) Tester
16 148 (3.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 142 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 947 (19.61%) HTML
2 800 (16.56%) CSS
3 722 (14.95%) AngularJS
4 680 (14.08%) .NET
5 637 (13.19%) Web Services
6 498 (10.31%) Node.js
7 495 (10.25%) HTML5
8 493 (10.21%) RESTful
9 481 (9.96%) React
9 481 (9.96%) Spring
10 434 (8.99%) REST
11 295 (6.11%) jQuery
12 279 (5.78%) XML
13 251 (5.20%) ASP.NET
14 245 (5.07%) CSS3
15 233 (4.82%) Kafka
16 216 (4.47%) J2EE
17 190 (3.93%) Hibernate
17 190 (3.93%) Middleware
18 175 (3.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 622 (12.88%) Computer Science
2 394 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 334 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
4 307 (6.36%) User Experience
5 272 (5.63%) Fintech
6 234 (4.84%) Algorithms
7 227 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 225 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
9 133 (2.75%) Data Centre
10 122 (2.53%) Public Cloud
11 98 (2.03%) Management Information System
12 92 (1.90%) Online Banking
13 83 (1.72%) Blog
14 82 (1.70%) Data Structures
15 81 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
16 74 (1.53%) Hedge funds
17 67 (1.39%) Client/Server
18 56 (1.16%) Clustering
19 53 (1.10%) Social Media
20 51 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,502 (31.10%) Linux
2 481 (9.96%) Unix
3 372 (7.70%) Windows
4 150 (3.11%) CentOS
5 137 (2.84%) Android
6 118 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 100 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 100 (2.07%) Ubuntu
8 81 (1.68%) Windows Server
9 46 (0.95%) Debian
10 42 (0.87%) CoreOS
11 40 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
12 27 (0.56%) Solaris
13 22 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.35%) AIX
14 17 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.21%) SUSE
17 9 (0.19%) VMS
18 8 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,640 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,334 (27.62%) DevOps
3 1,056 (21.86%) Software Engineering
4 959 (19.86%) TDD
5 926 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
6 895 (18.53%) Scrum
7 725 (15.01%) Test Automation
8 694 (14.37%) Microservices
9 572 (11.84%) BDD
10 505 (10.46%) OO
11 470 (9.73%) Configuration Management
12 440 (9.11%) Mentoring
13 418 (8.65%) Web Development
14 389 (8.05%) Analytics
15 342 (7.08%) SDLC
16 322 (6.67%) Front End Development
17 321 (6.65%) MVC
18 277 (5.73%) E-Commerce
19 263 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
20 236 (4.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,079 (43.04%) Java
2 1,455 (30.12%) Python
3 1,388 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 880 (18.22%) SQL
5 836 (17.31%) C#
6 702 (14.53%) PHP
7 676 (14.00%) Ruby
8 370 (7.66%) C++
9 349 (7.23%) Scala
10 326 (6.75%) Bash Shell
11 251 (5.20%) C
12 244 (5.05%) Go
13 243 (5.03%) PowerShell
14 229 (4.74%) Perl
15 177 (3.66%) Shell Script
16 110 (2.28%) R
17 100 (2.07%) Groovy
18 91 (1.88%) ES6
19 68 (1.41%) TypeScript
20 56 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 913 (18.90%) Degree
2 390 (8.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 228 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 128 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 96 (1.99%) Master's Degree
6 61 (1.26%) PhD
7 57 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 50 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 44 (0.91%) CISSP
10 40 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 38 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (0.70%) GIAC
13 32 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (0.62%) CCNA
15 26 (0.54%) OSCP
15 26 (0.54%) Sun Certification
16 23 (0.48%) AWS Certification
16 23 (0.48%) MCSD
17 21 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (6.38%) QA
2 39 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.39%) GCP
5 15 (0.31%) PSD2
6 14 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.29%) SLA
7 11 (0.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 10 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 10 (0.21%) SSAE 16
9 9 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.17%) WCAG
11 6 (0.12%) COBIT
11 6 (0.12%) GDPR
12 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.10%) SEPA
13 4 (0.083%) OIPF
14 2 (0.041%) GPG13
System Software
1 706 (14.62%) Docker
2 120 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 55 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 54 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.93%) Ceph
7 38 (0.79%) HDFS
8 37 (0.77%) Kamailio
9 35 (0.72%) KVM
9 35 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (0.68%) Apache Flume
11 31 (0.64%) vSphere
12 22 (0.46%) Firmware
13 20 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 20 (0.41%) iptables
14 17 (0.35%) Varnish
15 11 (0.23%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.17%) GlusterFS
16 8 (0.17%) NFS
16 8 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 593 (12.28%) Puppet
2 587 (12.15%) Ansible
3 532 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
4 376 (7.78%) Kubernetes
5 210 (4.35%) Terraform
6 92 (1.90%) Salt
7 87 (1.80%) Nagios
8 60 (1.24%) Packer
9 57 (1.18%) Kibana
10 47 (0.97%) Grafana
11 39 (0.81%) logstash
12 33 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
13 32 (0.66%) Consul
13 32 (0.66%) Icinga
13 32 (0.66%) Mesos
14 31 (0.64%) Cobbler
15 25 (0.52%) Cacti
15 25 (0.52%) Tivoli
16 24 (0.50%) ZABBIX
17 21 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 418 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 412 (8.53%) Oracle
3 380 (7.87%) Google
4 197 (4.08%) VMware
5 186 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 180 (3.73%) IBM
7 82 (1.70%) SAP
8 69 (1.43%) Cisco
9 68 (1.41%) Tableau
10 59 (1.22%) New Relic
11 55 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 53 (1.10%) TIBCO
13 51 (1.06%) Atlassian
14 47 (0.97%) Adobe
15 44 (0.91%) Citrix
15 44 (0.91%) Teradata
16 41 (0.85%) CA
16 41 (0.85%) Splunk
16 41 (0.85%) Zend
17 40 (0.83%) Apple