Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 115 116
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4,691 4,404 5,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.91% 2.74% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.03% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,671 3,673 4,427
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 146,365 145,508 169,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.75% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,366 120,128 142,811
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 2,414 £67,500 - 395
South East +29 776 £50,000 - 105
North of England +26 641 £50,000 +5.26% 117
North West +18 341 £55,000 +15.79% 54
South West -13 334 £50,000 +12.99% 68
Midlands +5 271 £55,000 +22.22% 48
Yorkshire +12 251 £50,000 +11.11% 43
East of England +6 243 £52,500 +16.67% 39
West Midlands -10 157 £50,000 +11.11% 34
East Midlands +8 113 £55,000 +22.22% 14
North East +2 49 £40,000 -13.51% 20
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2,544 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,141 (45.64%) Java
3 1,393 (29.70%) Python
4 1,382 (29.46%) Linux
5 1,378 (29.38%) DevOps
6 1,344 (28.65%) JavaScript
7 1,167 (24.88%) Amazon AWS
8 1,126 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 1,007 (21.47%) Finance
10 914 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
11 909 (19.38%) TDD
12 883 (18.82%) SQL
13 870 (18.55%) C#
14 860 (18.33%) Degree
15 811 (17.29%) HTML
16 785 (16.73%) Scrum
16 785 (16.73%) Docker
17 764 (16.29%) Microservices
18 756 (16.12%) Git (software)
19 755 (16.09%) Test Automation
20 754 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
21 707 (15.07%) .NET
22 697 (14.86%) CSS
23 691 (14.73%) Jenkins
24 655 (13.96%) AngularJS
25 652 (13.90%) Web Services
26 611 (13.02%) Puppet
27 610 (13.00%) Ruby
28 595 (12.68%) PHP
29 585 (12.47%) 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
1 354 (7.55%) Apache
2 282 (6.01%) Apache Spark
3 253 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
4 163 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 141 (3.01%) CMS
6 125 (2.66%) OpenStack
7 120 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 112 (2.39%) Confluence
9 111 (2.37%) JBoss
10 100 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 79 (1.68%) Drupal
12 78 (1.66%) nginx
13 63 (1.34%) WordPress
14 61 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 48 (1.02%) Apache Pig
16 47 (1.00%) WebLogic
17 43 (0.92%) SharePoint
18 39 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
18 39 (0.83%) IIS
18 39 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (0.43%) SPSS
2 19 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.085%) Gephi
7 4 (0.085%) Weka
8 3 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.043%) Blender
10 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.021%) GIMP
10 1 (0.021%) InVision
Business Applications
1 26 (0.55%) Magento
2 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.085%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.064%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.064%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.043%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.021%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,167 (24.88%) Amazon AWS
2 754 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 266 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 245 (5.22%) GitHub
5 170 (3.62%) SaaS
6 130 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 127 (2.71%) PaaS
8 113 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
9 97 (2.07%) IaaS
10 82 (1.75%) Amazon S3
11 70 (1.49%) Serverless
12 66 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 61 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 57 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
15 53 (1.13%) Bluemix
15 53 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
16 50 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
17 42 (0.90%) OpenShift
18 38 (0.81%) Office 365
19 36 (0.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 215 (4.58%) Internet
2 194 (4.14%) Firewall
3 182 (3.88%) HTTP
4 129 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 95 (2.03%) DNS
6 84 (1.79%) VPN
7 67 (1.43%) WAN
8 63 (1.34%) LAN
9 41 (0.87%) FTP
10 38 (0.81%) DHCP
11 33 (0.70%) VoIP
12 29 (0.62%) Network Security
13 25 (0.53%) SSH
14 24 (0.51%) Wireshark
15 23 (0.49%) Intranet
16 19 (0.41%) SNMP
17 18 (0.38%) BGP
17 18 (0.38%) SMTP
18 17 (0.36%) RTP
19 16 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (11.38%) MySQL
2 521 (11.11%) Big Data
3 501 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 417 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 367 (7.82%) SQL Server
6 301 (6.42%) Hadoop
7 284 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
8 269 (5.73%) Relational Database
9 185 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 178 (3.79%) Redis
11 140 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 95 (2.03%) Blockchain
13 78 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (1.64%) HBase
15 65 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
16 64 (1.36%) Apache Hive
17 58 (1.24%) Power BI
18 54 (1.15%) Neo4j
19 53 (1.13%) Impala
20 47 (1.00%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 756 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 691 (14.73%) Jenkins
3 364 (7.76%) Selenium
4 302 (6.44%) JIRA
5 260 (5.54%) Maven
6 222 (4.73%) TeamCity
7 208 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 205 (4.37%) JUnit
9 196 (4.18%) Subversion
10 160 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 141 (3.01%) WebDriver
12 123 (2.62%) Jasmine
13 106 (2.26%) Vagrant
14 105 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
14 105 (2.24%) Protractor
15 104 (2.22%) Gradle
16 99 (2.11%) Bitbucket
17 93 (1.98%) NUnit
18 83 (1.77%) Hudson
19 82 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,007 (21.47%) Finance
2 429 (9.15%) Banking
3 301 (6.42%) Retail
4 183 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 178 (3.79%) Marketing
6 169 (3.60%) Financial Institution
7 144 (3.07%) Games
8 135 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 104 (2.22%) Advertising
10 79 (1.68%) Front Office
11 73 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 65 (1.39%) Electronics
13 62 (1.32%) Law
14 55 (1.17%) Legal
14 55 (1.17%) Publishing
15 34 (0.72%) Back Office
16 28 (0.60%) Automotive
17 20 (0.43%) Local Government
18 17 (0.36%) Multimedia
19 8 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,814 (38.67%) Developer
2 531 (11.32%) Java Developer
3 508 (10.83%) Software Engineer
4 487 (10.38%) Architect
5 441 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 412 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 233 (4.97%) Java Engineer
8 229 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 201 (4.28%) Java Software Engineer
10 200 (4.26%) Software Developer
11 192 (4.09%) PHP Developer
12 185 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
13 170 (3.62%) C# Developer
14 163 (3.47%) Tester
15 159 (3.39%) Agile Developer
16 157 (3.35%) Analyst
17 154 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 147 (3.13%) Consultant
19 145 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
20 141 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (17.29%) HTML
2 707 (15.07%) .NET
3 697 (14.86%) CSS
4 655 (13.96%) AngularJS
5 652 (13.90%) Web Services
6 524 (11.17%) React
7 503 (10.72%) Spring
8 442 (9.42%) RESTful
9 407 (8.68%) REST
10 400 (8.53%) HTML5
11 385 (8.21%) Node.js
12 301 (6.42%) XML
13 298 (6.35%) Kafka
14 251 (5.35%) jQuery
15 230 (4.90%) ASP.NET
16 223 (4.75%) Middleware
17 218 (4.65%) J2EE
18 213 (4.54%) Hibernate
19 207 (4.41%) CSS3
20 204 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 520 (11.09%) Computer Science
2 379 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 334 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
4 269 (5.73%) User Experience
5 253 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
6 226 (4.82%) Fintech
7 215 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
8 183 (3.90%) Algorithms
9 169 (3.60%) Mobile App
10 128 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
11 116 (2.47%) Public Cloud
12 115 (2.45%) Management Information System
13 112 (2.39%) Data Structures
14 111 (2.37%) Data Centre
15 97 (2.07%) Hedge funds
16 82 (1.75%) Fixed Income
17 81 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
18 80 (1.71%) Blog
19 57 (1.22%) Cloud Native
19 57 (1.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1,382 (29.46%) Linux
2 432 (9.21%) Unix
3 408 (8.70%) Windows
4 145 (3.09%) CentOS
5 117 (2.49%) Android
6 104 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 100 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 83 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 80 (1.71%) Windows Server
10 73 (1.56%) Debian
11 34 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
12 25 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (0.51%) CoreOS
14 21 (0.45%) AIX
15 17 (0.36%) VMS
16 15 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.28%) HPUX
17 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (0.23%) Solaris
18 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,544 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,378 (29.38%) DevOps
3 1,126 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 914 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 909 (19.38%) TDD
6 785 (16.73%) Scrum
7 764 (16.29%) Microservices
8 755 (16.09%) Test Automation
9 583 (12.43%) BDD
10 570 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
11 553 (11.79%) OO
12 439 (9.36%) Mentoring
13 418 (8.91%) Configuration Management
14 403 (8.59%) SDLC
15 378 (8.06%) Analytics
16 370 (7.89%) Web Development
17 322 (6.86%) MVC
18 317 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
19 267 (5.69%) Front End Development
20 251 (5.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,141 (45.64%) Java
2 1,393 (29.70%) Python
3 1,344 (28.65%) JavaScript
4 883 (18.82%) SQL
5 870 (18.55%) C#
6 610 (13.00%) Ruby
7 595 (12.68%) PHP
8 375 (7.99%) C++
9 323 (6.89%) Scala
10 318 (6.78%) Java 8
11 309 (6.59%) Bash Shell
12 244 (5.20%) Go
13 241 (5.14%) PowerShell
14 213 (4.54%) C
15 202 (4.31%) Perl
16 133 (2.84%) Shell Script
17 107 (2.28%) R
18 73 (1.56%) VB.NET
19 71 (1.51%) Groovy
20 70 (1.49%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 860 (18.33%) Degree
2 287 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 236 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 140 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 95 (2.03%) Master's Degree
6 71 (1.51%) PhD
7 48 (1.02%) CISSP
8 47 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 36 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
10 34 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 30 (0.64%) Sun Certification
13 29 (0.62%) ISEB
14 28 (0.60%) AWS Certification
14 28 (0.60%) CCNA
14 28 (0.60%) MCSD
14 28 (0.60%) MCSE
14 28 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (6.99%) QA
2 66 (1.41%) GCP
3 42 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.51%) PSD2
6 21 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.26%) SLA
10 9 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.15%) COBIT
12 7 (0.15%) GDPR
13 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
14 3 (0.064%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.064%) SEPA
15 2 (0.043%) WAI
15 2 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 785 (16.73%) Docker
2 148 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 63 (1.34%) Active Directory
5 54 (1.15%) KVM
6 47 (1.00%) HDFS
7 44 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 34 (0.72%) Ceph
9 30 (0.64%) iptables
10 29 (0.62%) Apache Flume
10 29 (0.62%) vSphere
11 21 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 21 (0.45%) Kamailio
12 18 (0.38%) Firmware
12 18 (0.38%) QEMU
13 17 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.19%) NFS
14 9 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.15%) Samba
16 6 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 611 (13.02%) Puppet
2 585 (12.47%) Ansible
3 513 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
4 483 (10.30%) Kubernetes
5 273 (5.82%) Terraform
6 100 (2.13%) Nagios
7 93 (1.98%) Salt
8 89 (1.90%) Packer
9 71 (1.51%) Kibana
10 60 (1.28%) Consul
11 55 (1.17%) logstash
11 55 (1.17%) ZABBIX
12 54 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
13 49 (1.04%) Grafana
14 28 (0.60%) Graphite
15 27 (0.58%) Tivoli
16 25 (0.53%) Cobbler
17 23 (0.49%) Mesos
17 23 (0.49%) Rancher
18 22 (0.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 483 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 437 (9.32%) Oracle
3 393 (8.38%) Google
4 226 (4.82%) VMware
5 167 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 148 (3.15%) IBM
7 79 (1.68%) SAP
8 73 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 62 (1.32%) SaltStack
10 60 (1.28%) Tableau
11 59 (1.26%) TIBCO
12 57 (1.22%) Cisco
13 54 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
13 54 (1.15%) Splunk
14 48 (1.02%) New Relic
15 40 (0.85%) Xamarin
16 38 (0.81%) BEA
16 38 (0.81%) Sitecore
17 37 (0.79%) Capita
18 36 (0.77%) Cloudera