Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 152 179
Rank change year-on-year +28 +27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 762 657 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.53% 2.24% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.55% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 599 532 613
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% - +9.52%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,671 25,737 33,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.66% 87.91% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22,206 21,174 27,834
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the South East

Open Source
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Open Source in the South East

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the South East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the South East

Open Source
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Thames Valley +10 340 £52,500 +7.69% 56
Hampshire +43 214 £45,000 -9.09% 39
Berkshire +4 198 £55,000 +10.00% 29
East Sussex +5 99 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Surrey -7 78 £57,500 +9.52% 19
Oxfordshire -1 72 £50,000 - 16
Buckinghamshire +7 70 £52,500 +23.53% 11
West Sussex -6 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Kent -1 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Sussex -21 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 350 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (36.61%) Java
3 277 (36.35%) JavaScript
4 241 (31.63%) Python
5 230 (30.18%) Linux
6 176 (23.10%) TDD
7 170 (22.31%) DevOps
8 163 (21.39%) SQL
9 148 (19.42%) HTML
10 140 (18.37%) Software Engineering
11 134 (17.59%) Oracle
12 131 (17.19%) CSS
13 127 (16.67%) Scrum
13 127 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 123 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
15 122 (16.01%) Test Automation
15 122 (16.01%) BDD
16 120 (15.75%) Git (software)
17 117 (15.35%) Ruby
18 113 (14.83%) Degree
19 109 (14.30%) Docker
20 106 (13.91%) OO
21 105 (13.78%) Puppet
22 104 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
23 99 (12.99%) Windows
24 98 (12.86%) VMware
24 98 (12.86%) Ansible
25 97 (12.73%) AngularJS
26 96 (12.60%) PHP
27 95 (12.47%) C#

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 62 (8.14%) Apache
2 52 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 30 (3.94%) Apache Spark
5 26 (3.41%) CMS
6 22 (2.89%) Drupal
7 21 (2.76%) JBoss
7 21 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 21 (2.76%) WebSphere
8 19 (2.49%) CloudStack
9 16 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (1.71%) nginx
11 12 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
13 10 (1.31%) Confluence
14 9 (1.18%) Joomla!
15 8 (1.05%) Apache Solr
15 8 (1.05%) Moodle
15 8 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 127 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.07%) GitHub
4 21 (2.76%) PaaS
5 19 (2.49%) IaaS
6 17 (2.23%) SaaS
7 11 (1.44%) Bluemix
7 11 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.31%) Serverless
9 9 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.05%) Boomi
11 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.92%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.79%) AdWords
13 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.39%) Datadog
15 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.43%) HTTP
2 45 (5.91%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.25%) Firewall
4 34 (4.46%) WAN
5 32 (4.20%) Internet
6 28 (3.67%) LAN
7 16 (2.10%) VoIP
8 12 (1.57%) DNS
8 12 (1.57%) FTP
9 11 (1.44%) SSH
10 10 (1.31%) DMZ
10 10 (1.31%) Wireshark
11 9 (1.18%) DAB
12 6 (0.79%) DHCP
12 6 (0.79%) Intranet
12 6 (0.79%) RTP
12 6 (0.79%) VLAN
13 4 (0.52%) Network Security
13 4 (0.52%) SAN
14 2 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.15%) MySQL
2 72 (9.45%) Big Data
3 68 (8.92%) SQL Server
4 62 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 52 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (6.17%) RDBMS
7 43 (5.64%) Hadoop
8 41 (5.38%) NoSQL
9 23 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.36%) Redis
12 15 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.31%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.31%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.31%) QlikView
15 9 (1.18%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.05%) HBase
16 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 120 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 88 (11.55%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.99%) Selenium
4 36 (4.72%) JIRA
5 33 (4.33%) WebDriver
6 32 (4.20%) Subversion
7 25 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 23 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.02%) GitLab
9 22 (2.89%) Eclipse
9 22 (2.89%) Maven
10 21 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.36%) git-flow
12 17 (2.23%) JMeter
12 17 (2.23%) Vagrant
13 16 (2.10%) IntelliJ
13 16 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.71%) Android Studio
14 13 (1.71%) NetBeans
15 11 (1.44%) ReSharper
General
1 66 (8.66%) Finance
2 28 (3.67%) Publishing
3 24 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.02%) Marketing
5 20 (2.62%) Games
6 17 (2.23%) Retail
7 12 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.05%) Law
9 4 (0.52%) Electronics
9 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.39%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 328 (43.04%) Developer
2 81 (10.63%) Java Developer
3 76 (9.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 73 (9.58%) Senior Developer
5 65 (8.53%) Architect
6 60 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 38 (4.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 38 (4.99%) Tester
8 36 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 33 (4.33%) Software Developer
11 27 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 27 (3.54%) Graduate
12 26 (3.41%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
13 24 (3.15%) PHP Developer
14 22 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
14 22 (2.89%) Java Architect
15 21 (2.76%) Automation Tester
16 20 (2.62%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (19.42%) HTML
2 131 (17.19%) CSS
3 97 (12.73%) AngularJS
4 91 (11.94%) Web Services
5 89 (11.68%) React
6 88 (11.55%) Spring
6 88 (11.55%) XML
7 78 (10.24%) J2EE
8 72 (9.45%) .NET
9 60 (7.87%) REST
10 58 (7.61%) Hibernate
10 58 (7.61%) jQuery
11 51 (6.69%) Middleware
12 46 (6.04%) Kafka
13 43 (5.64%) JSP
14 41 (5.38%) RESTful
15 40 (5.25%) JMS
16 39 (5.12%) Struts
17 38 (4.99%) DHTML
18 37 (4.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (4.72%) Public Cloud
5 35 (4.59%) User Experience
6 29 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.76%) Cloud Native
9 20 (2.62%) Blog
10 17 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.10%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.97%) Social Media
13 13 (1.71%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.79%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
15 5 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.52%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 230 (30.18%) Linux
2 99 (12.99%) Windows
3 42 (5.51%) Android
4 36 (4.72%) Unix
5 33 (4.33%) CentOS
6 28 (3.67%) Apple iOS
7 23 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.44%) Debian
11 9 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.52%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.39%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.39%) zOS
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (23.10%) TDD
3 170 (22.31%) DevOps
4 140 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 127 (16.67%) Scrum
6 123 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
7 122 (16.01%) BDD
7 122 (16.01%) Test Automation
8 106 (13.91%) OO
9 83 (10.89%) Configuration Management
10 82 (10.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 81 (10.63%) Mentoring
12 75 (9.84%) Microservices
13 59 (7.74%) Web Development
14 57 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (6.82%) Software Architecture
16 47 (6.17%) Front End Development
17 44 (5.77%) Kanban
18 40 (5.25%) User Stories
19 39 (5.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 279 (36.61%) Java
2 277 (36.35%) JavaScript
3 241 (31.63%) Python
4 163 (21.39%) SQL
5 117 (15.35%) Ruby
6 96 (12.60%) PHP
7 95 (12.47%) C#
8 75 (9.84%) Bash Shell
9 55 (7.22%) Go
10 51 (6.69%) C++
10 51 (6.69%) PowerShell
11 48 (6.30%) C
12 40 (5.25%) Java 8
13 37 (4.86%) Scala
14 35 (4.59%) Perl
15 28 (3.67%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.62%) Clojure
17 14 (1.84%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.57%) R
Qualifications
1 113 (14.83%) Degree
2 83 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.62%) MCSD
5 20 (2.62%) MCSE
5 20 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.31%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.05%) GIAC
9 8 (1.05%) ISEB
9 8 (1.05%) PhD
10 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.52%) CISSP
11 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.39%) CCNA
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.87%) QA
2 18 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.39%) GDPR
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 109 (14.30%) Docker
2 66 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.02%) vSphere
5 20 (2.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.18%) Firmware
7 8 (1.05%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.79%) Kamailio
9 5 (0.66%) vCloud
10 4 (0.52%) Xen
11 3 (0.39%) KVM
11 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.26%) HDFS
12 2 (0.26%) NFS
12 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 105 (13.78%) Puppet
2 98 (12.86%) Ansible
3 77 (10.10%) Kubernetes
4 47 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (5.91%) Terraform
6 34 (4.46%) logstash
7 25 (3.28%) Packer
8 19 (2.49%) Rancher
9 17 (2.23%) Kibana
10 13 (1.71%) Nagios
11 10 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (1.18%) SCCM
12 9 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.92%) Consul
13 7 (0.92%) Grafana
14 6 (0.79%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.79%) Salt
15 5 (0.66%) Graylog
15 5 (0.66%) Icinga
Vendors
1 134 (17.59%) Oracle
2 98 (12.86%) VMware
3 77 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.94%) IBM
5 27 (3.54%) SaltStack
6 20 (2.62%) Google
7 19 (2.49%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.49%) BEA
7 19 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.49%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.71%) SAP
9 11 (1.44%) New Relic
10 10 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.18%) Atmel
11 9 (1.18%) Cadence
12 8 (1.05%) Dell
12 8 (1.05%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.05%) Siebel
12 8 (1.05%) Workday