Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 102 137
Rank change year-on-year +16 +35 -37
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.85% 1.61% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.78% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 5
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,125 £52,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,147 1,462 1,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.64% 90.69% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,220 1,700
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Kent

Open Source
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Kent

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Kent over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Kent

Open Source
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Chatham +9 14 £37,500 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Dover - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £57,500 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) TDD
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 15 (62.50%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 15 (62.50%) CSS
4 15 (62.50%) QA
5 14 (58.33%) Web Development
5 14 (58.33%) HTML
5 14 (58.33%) OOD
5 14 (58.33%) Big Data
5 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
5 14 (58.33%) HTML5
5 14 (58.33%) CSS3
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Go
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (16.67%) Ruby
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
8 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (12.50%) Unix

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) npm
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Babel
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Log4Net
2 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Hindi Language
2 3 (12.50%) Japanese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Web Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (16.67%) HTML Developer
7 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
1 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 14 (58.33%) CSS3
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) Autofac
4 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Marionette.js
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) TDD
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) OOD
4 14 (58.33%) Web Development
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) Go
2 4 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft