Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 114 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4964 4920 5162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.93% 2.74% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.07% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4128 4260
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.32% +8.10% +5.00%

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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -5 2702 £67,500 +3.85% 238
South East +25 690 £45,000 -10.00% 56
North of England +28 590 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North West +58 368 £47,500 - 24
South West +17 346 £50,000 +25.00% 34
Midlands -19 330 £42,500 +2.82% 28
East of England +38 312 £50,000 -9.09% 20
West Midlands -22 236 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Yorkshire -18 186 £50,000 +17.65% 31
East Midlands +9 103 £42,500 -5.56% 15
North East +5 30 £38,959 -7.24% 5
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2707 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2178 (43.88%) Java
3 1575 (31.73%) Linux
4 1511 (30.44%) JavaScript
5 1498 (30.18%) Python
6 1309 (26.37%) DevOps
7 1137 (22.90%) Finance
8 1072 (21.60%) HTML
9 1053 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
10 1041 (20.97%) SQL
11 998 (20.10%) Software Engineering
12 976 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
13 961 (19.36%) TDD
14 955 (19.24%) Degree
15 929 (18.71%) Scrum
16 893 (17.99%) C#
17 884 (17.81%) CSS
18 824 (16.60%) .NET
19 740 (14.91%) Test Automation
20 725 (14.61%) Git (software)
21 700 (14.10%) AngularJS
22 696 (14.02%) Jenkins
23 667 (13.44%) Computer Science
24 658 (13.26%) PHP
25 652 (13.13%) Microservices
26 606 (12.21%) Big Data
27 604 (12.17%) Puppet
28 602 (12.13%) Ruby
29 596 (12.01%) Docker
30 592 (11.93%) 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
1 380 (7.66%) Apache
2 321 (6.47%) Apache Spark
3 286 (5.76%) Tomcat
4 198 (3.99%) CMS
5 179 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
6 170 (3.42%) OpenStack
7 159 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 149 (3.00%) nginx
9 128 (2.58%) JBoss
10 111 (2.24%) Apache Solr
11 102 (2.05%) Confluence
12 93 (1.87%) WordPress
13 90 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 82 (1.65%) WebLogic
15 78 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 64 (1.29%) Drupal
17 52 (1.05%) Ethereum
17 52 (1.05%) Jetty
17 52 (1.05%) SAS
18 48 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 35 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (0.66%) SPSS
4 30 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.060%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.060%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.060%) Stata
7 2 (0.040%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.040%) HipChat
7 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.020%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.020%) CATIA
8 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.020%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 67 (1.35%) Magento
2 12 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (0.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 10 (0.20%) OpenCart
4 10 (0.20%) R3 Corda
5 9 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.081%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.081%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.040%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.040%) Shopify
11 1 (0.020%) Eikon
11 1 (0.020%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1053 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 477 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 326 (6.57%) GitHub
4 246 (4.96%) SaaS
5 169 (3.40%) PaaS
6 123 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 119 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 119 (2.40%) IaaS
8 85 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (1.57%) npm
10 58 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
11 56 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 53 (1.07%) OpenShift
13 50 (1.01%) Office 365
14 40 (0.81%) Amazon S3
14 40 (0.81%) Google Play
15 31 (0.62%) Serverless
16 29 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
17 22 (0.44%) Heroku
18 21 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 213 (4.29%) Internet
2 185 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 138 (2.78%) HTTP
4 137 (2.76%) Firewall
5 122 (2.46%) DNS
6 59 (1.19%) Wireshark
7 54 (1.09%) Network Security
8 52 (1.05%) VPN
9 49 (0.99%) WAN
10 47 (0.95%) SAN
11 45 (0.91%) SSL
12 39 (0.79%) VoIP
13 34 (0.68%) LDAP
14 32 (0.64%) DHCP
15 31 (0.62%) LAN
15 31 (0.62%) Wireless
16 28 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (0.50%) SMTP
17 25 (0.50%) tcpdump
18 24 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (12.21%) Big Data
2 539 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 535 (10.78%) MySQL
4 440 (8.86%) Hadoop
5 426 (8.58%) MongoDB
6 375 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 369 (7.43%) SQL Server
8 352 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
9 244 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 150 (3.02%) RDBMS
11 143 (2.88%) Redis
12 103 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (1.71%) Blockchain
14 74 (1.49%) HBase
15 71 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
16 70 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
17 65 (1.31%) Neo4j
18 59 (1.19%) Apache Hive
19 58 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 36 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 725 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 696 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 400 (8.06%) Selenium
4 319 (6.43%) JIRA
5 288 (5.80%) Maven
6 281 (5.66%) JUnit
7 254 (5.12%) TeamCity
8 227 (4.57%) Cucumber
9 194 (3.91%) Subversion
10 189 (3.81%) WebDriver
11 183 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 154 (3.10%) Jasmine
13 134 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 130 (2.62%) gulp
15 129 (2.60%) Gradle
16 122 (2.46%) MSBuild
17 118 (2.38%) JMeter
18 104 (2.10%) Hudson
18 104 (2.10%) TestNG
19 97 (1.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 1137 (22.90%) Finance
2 423 (8.52%) Banking
3 317 (6.39%) Marketing
4 294 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 226 (4.55%) Retail
6 174 (3.51%) Electronics
7 164 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 135 (2.72%) Games
9 117 (2.36%) Advertising
10 82 (1.65%) Publishing
11 62 (1.25%) Law
12 46 (0.93%) Legal
13 39 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.73%) Front Office
15 31 (0.62%) Investment Banking
16 25 (0.50%) Digital Economy
17 23 (0.46%) Automotive
18 20 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.38%) Local Government
20 18 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1934 (38.96%) Developer
2 482 (9.71%) Java Developer
3 422 (8.50%) Architect
4 404 (8.14%) Software Engineer
5 381 (7.68%) Senior Developer
6 376 (7.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 255 (5.14%) C# Developer
8 247 (4.98%) .NET Developer
9 216 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 213 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 205 (4.13%) Analyst
12 190 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 178 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 168 (3.38%) PHP Developer
15 161 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
15 161 (3.24%) Tester
16 157 (3.16%) Java Engineer
17 156 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
18 152 (3.06%) Lead Developer
19 151 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1072 (21.60%) HTML
2 884 (17.81%) CSS
3 824 (16.60%) .NET
4 700 (14.10%) AngularJS
5 578 (11.64%) Web Services
6 561 (11.30%) HTML5
7 558 (11.24%) Node.js
8 520 (10.48%) Spring
9 479 (9.65%) REST
10 413 (8.32%) RESTful
11 393 (7.92%) React
12 339 (6.83%) jQuery
13 316 (6.37%) ASP.NET
14 245 (4.94%) CSS3
15 237 (4.77%) Hibernate
16 224 (4.51%) XML
17 197 (3.97%) Sass
18 194 (3.91%) Kafka
19 173 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 169 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 667 (13.44%) Computer Science
2 436 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (6.67%) User Experience
4 323 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
5 262 (5.28%) Fintech
6 257 (5.18%) Mobile App
7 235 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
8 234 (4.71%) Algorithms
9 141 (2.84%) Online Banking
10 137 (2.76%) Client/Server
10 137 (2.76%) Data Centre
11 121 (2.44%) Public Cloud
12 95 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 80 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
14 79 (1.59%) Blog
15 76 (1.53%) Data Structures
16 68 (1.37%) Social Media
17 56 (1.13%) Cloud Native
18 55 (1.11%) Virtual Team
19 49 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1575 (31.73%) Linux
2 483 (9.73%) Unix
3 411 (8.28%) Windows
4 233 (4.69%) CentOS
5 179 (3.61%) Ubuntu
6 162 (3.26%) Android
7 140 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 119 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (1.21%) Windows Server
10 37 (0.75%) Debian
11 32 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
12 31 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.48%) Solaris
14 23 (0.46%) CoreOS
15 19 (0.38%) Kali Linux
16 14 (0.28%) VMS
17 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.20%) Fedora
18 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2707 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1309 (26.37%) DevOps
3 998 (20.10%) Software Engineering
4 976 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
5 961 (19.36%) TDD
6 929 (18.71%) Scrum
7 740 (14.91%) Test Automation
8 652 (13.13%) Microservices
9 540 (10.88%) BDD
10 521 (10.50%) OO
11 485 (9.77%) Mentoring
12 473 (9.53%) Configuration Management
13 446 (8.98%) Analytics
14 421 (8.48%) Web Development
15 386 (7.78%) SDLC
16 354 (7.13%) MVC
17 318 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
18 315 (6.35%) SOA
19 292 (5.88%) E-Commerce
20 277 (5.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2178 (43.88%) Java
2 1511 (30.44%) JavaScript
3 1498 (30.18%) Python
4 1041 (20.97%) SQL
5 893 (17.99%) C#
6 658 (13.26%) PHP
7 602 (12.13%) Ruby
8 484 (9.75%) C++
9 377 (7.59%) Scala
10 310 (6.24%) C
11 294 (5.92%) Bash Shell
12 281 (5.66%) Go
13 255 (5.14%) PowerShell
14 251 (5.06%) Perl
15 244 (4.92%) Shell Script
16 118 (2.38%) R
17 114 (2.30%) ES6
18 110 (2.22%) Groovy
19 79 (1.59%) Clojure
20 71 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 955 (19.24%) Degree
2 435 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 250 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 162 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 102 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 66 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 65 (1.31%) PhD
8 55 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 40 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 31 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (0.54%) CEH
13 26 (0.52%) CISSP
14 25 (0.50%) CCNP
14 25 (0.50%) GIAC
15 21 (0.42%) MCSD
16 19 (0.38%) CCNA
17 17 (0.34%) GSEC
17 17 (0.34%) MBA
18 15 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (6.83%) QA
2 24 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.30%) SLA
4 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.26%) GCP
6 12 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.16%) WCAG
9 7 (0.14%) GDPR
9 7 (0.14%) PMO
10 6 (0.12%) SSAE 16
11 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.10%) PSD2
11 5 (0.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 4 (0.081%) COBIT
12 4 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.081%) OIPF
12 4 (0.081%) SEPA
13 3 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 596 (12.01%) Docker
2 112 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (1.53%) Active Directory
5 49 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 31 (0.62%) NFS
7 28 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 28 (0.56%) vSphere
8 27 (0.54%) Ceph
9 22 (0.44%) Kamailio
10 21 (0.42%) KVM
11 20 (0.40%) iptables
12 19 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 19 (0.38%) Varnish
13 16 (0.32%) Xen
14 14 (0.28%) HDFS
15 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 604 (12.17%) Puppet
2 592 (11.93%) Ansible
3 497 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
4 267 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 166 (3.34%) Terraform
6 113 (2.28%) Nagios
7 60 (1.21%) Salt
8 47 (0.95%) Mesos
9 40 (0.81%) Grafana
10 26 (0.52%) Icinga
11 25 (0.50%) Cacti
11 25 (0.50%) Packer
12 24 (0.48%) Nessus
13 21 (0.42%) HAProxy
13 21 (0.42%) Prometheus
14 20 (0.40%) Cobbler
14 20 (0.40%) Consul
15 17 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
15 17 (0.34%) logstash
16 16 (0.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 438 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 380 (7.66%) Oracle
3 317 (6.39%) Google
4 213 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 190 (3.83%) VMware
6 164 (3.30%) SAP
7 163 (3.28%) IBM
8 101 (2.03%) Cisco
9 53 (1.07%) Adobe
10 49 (0.99%) HP
11 48 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 48 (0.97%) Tableau
12 46 (0.93%) Citrix
13 45 (0.91%) hybris
14 41 (0.83%) SaltStack
15 40 (0.81%) Apple
16 39 (0.79%) New Relic
16 39 (0.79%) TIBCO
17 34 (0.68%) Demandware
17 34 (0.68%) MuleSoft