Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 122 148
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 670 770 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 2.56% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.84% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 484 607 535
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -

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 23,925 27,086 26,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.14% 90.04% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,182 22,540 21,478
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,009 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +15 250 £45,000 - 11
Thames Valley -28 220 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Berkshire -37 116 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East Sussex +13 110 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Surrey +13 71 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Oxfordshire +29 55 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 49 £45,000 -14.29%
West Sussex -14 15 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Kent +8 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 346 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 289 (43.13%) Linux
4 278 (41.49%) Java
5 242 (36.12%) Python
6 201 (30.00%) TDD
7 198 (29.55%) Software Engineering
8 186 (27.76%) DevOps
9 185 (27.61%) AngularJS
10 167 (24.93%) HTML
11 163 (24.33%) Docker
12 157 (23.43%) React
13 154 (22.99%) Git (software)
14 150 (22.39%) C++
15 149 (22.24%) C#
16 139 (20.75%) Security Cleared
17 137 (20.45%) Ruby
18 132 (19.70%) SQL
19 120 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
20 113 (16.87%) Ansible
20 113 (16.87%) Spring
21 111 (16.57%) Degree
21 111 (16.57%) CSS
22 110 (16.42%) SC Cleared
23 107 (15.97%) Node.js
24 105 (15.67%) Analytics
24 105 (15.67%) Test Automation
25 104 (15.52%) BDD
26 99 (14.78%) RESTful
27 98 (14.63%) Vue.js

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 64 (9.55%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (6.12%) Apache
3 32 (4.78%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.69%) OpenStack
5 15 (2.24%) nginx
6 13 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.64%) Confluence
7 11 (1.64%) Hyperledger
8 10 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 10 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.34%) CMS
10 8 (1.19%) ArcGIS
10 8 (1.19%) GeoServer
10 8 (1.19%) IIS
11 7 (1.04%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.90%) Moodle
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (2.24%) Fireworks
2 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 120 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.33%) SaaS
4 26 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.94%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 11 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (1.64%) GitHub
8 11 (1.64%) Serverless
9 8 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.04%) PaaS
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.75%) Office 365
12 4 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.60%) Google Play
12 4 (0.60%) IaaS
12 4 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.45%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.28%) Firewall
3 13 (1.94%) HTTP
4 11 (1.64%) LAN
5 9 (1.34%) RTP
5 9 (1.34%) SSH
6 8 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.19%) Network Security
7 7 (1.04%) Internet
7 7 (1.04%) VLAN
7 7 (1.04%) Wireshark
8 6 (0.90%) DNS
8 6 (0.90%) SAN
8 6 (0.90%) VoIP
9 5 (0.75%) DHCP
9 5 (0.75%) VSAN
9 5 (0.75%) WAN
10 4 (0.60%) H.323
10 4 (0.60%) SSL
10 4 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.09%) MySQL
2 73 (10.90%) NoSQL
3 67 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 65 (9.70%) MongoDB
5 60 (8.96%) Big Data
6 46 (6.87%) Relational Database
7 44 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (6.27%) Neo4j
9 39 (5.82%) Hadoop
10 33 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.84%) Geospatial Data
13 17 (2.54%) Data Lake
14 16 (2.39%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.09%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
16 13 (1.94%) MariaDB
17 12 (1.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 154 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 85 (12.69%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.48%) Grunt
3 30 (4.48%) gulp
3 30 (4.48%) Jasmine
3 30 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 30 (4.48%) Mocha
3 30 (4.48%) PostCSS
4 29 (4.33%) JIRA
5 27 (4.03%) GitLab
5 27 (4.03%) Vagrant
6 23 (3.43%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.99%) Selenium
8 16 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (2.39%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.49%) sqlmap
11 9 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.34%) Maven
11 9 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (9.85%) Finance
2 31 (4.63%) Games
3 16 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.19%) Marketing
5 7 (1.04%) Electronics
5 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.90%) Retail
7 5 (0.75%) Military
8 4 (0.60%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (48.66%) Developer
2 90 (13.43%) Java Developer
3 69 (10.30%) Software Engineer
4 63 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 54 (8.06%) Software Developer
6 51 (7.61%) Python Developer
7 44 (6.57%) Architect
8 35 (5.22%) Junior
8 35 (5.22%) Ruby Developer
9 33 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 31 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 30 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (4.33%) .NET Developer
12 29 (4.33%) Administrator
12 29 (4.33%) C++ Developer
12 29 (4.33%) Junior Developer
13 28 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
14 26 (3.88%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (27.61%) AngularJS
2 167 (24.93%) HTML
3 157 (23.43%) React
4 113 (16.87%) Spring
5 111 (16.57%) CSS
6 107 (15.97%) Node.js
7 99 (14.78%) RESTful
8 98 (14.63%) Vue.js
9 93 (13.88%) .NET
10 73 (10.90%) Django
11 71 (10.60%) HTML5
12 53 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
13 51 (7.61%) jQuery
14 46 (6.87%) Web Services
15 45 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
16 37 (5.52%) Sass
17 34 (5.07%) .NET Core
18 33 (4.93%) CSS3
18 33 (4.93%) REST
19 31 (4.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.25%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (7.01%) Algorithms
4 43 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 43 (6.42%) User Experience
5 28 (4.18%) Data Centre
6 26 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.39%) Tandem
9 15 (2.24%) Robotics
10 14 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.64%) Replication
12 10 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.34%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.90%) VLE
16 5 (0.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 289 (43.13%) Linux
2 65 (9.70%) Windows
3 40 (5.97%) Android
4 32 (4.78%) Unix
5 24 (3.58%) CentOS
6 15 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.09%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.09%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.04%) Debian
11 6 (0.90%) AIX
11 6 (0.90%) zOS
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.45%) uClinux
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (30.00%) TDD
3 198 (29.55%) Software Engineering
4 186 (27.76%) DevOps
5 105 (15.67%) Analytics
5 105 (15.67%) Test Automation
6 104 (15.52%) BDD
7 96 (14.33%) Mentoring
7 96 (14.33%) Microservices
8 95 (14.18%) OO
9 89 (13.28%) Data Analytics
9 89 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 76 (11.34%) Scrum
13 75 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
14 60 (8.96%) MVC
15 59 (8.81%) Business Development
16 57 (8.51%) Front End Development
17 55 (8.21%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 293 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 278 (41.49%) Java
3 242 (36.12%) Python
4 150 (22.39%) C++
5 149 (22.24%) C#
6 137 (20.45%) Ruby
7 132 (19.70%) SQL
8 86 (12.84%) C
9 83 (12.39%) Go
10 46 (6.87%) Scala
11 39 (5.82%) PHP
12 31 (4.63%) Perl
13 27 (4.03%) PowerShell
14 26 (3.88%) Bash Shell
15 25 (3.73%) Java 8
16 23 (3.43%) Rust
17 18 (2.69%) TypeScript
18 16 (2.39%) Clojure
19 14 (2.09%) Shell Script
20 10 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 111 (16.57%) Degree
3 110 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 69 (10.30%) DV Cleared
5 26 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.24%) OSCP
7 13 (1.94%) CHECK Team Member
7 13 (1.94%) CREST Certified
7 13 (1.94%) Cyber Scheme
7 13 (1.94%) OSCE
7 13 (1.94%) PhD
8 11 (1.64%) ISEB
9 10 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.90%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.45%) CISSP
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) RHCE
12 3 (0.45%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.78%) QA
2 30 (4.48%) WAI
3 9 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.30%) NCSC
6 2 (0.30%) NIST
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (24.33%) Docker
2 21 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.39%) KVM
6 12 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.64%) Xen
8 8 (1.19%) Active Directory
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.60%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.60%) vSphere
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.15%) Ceph
12 1 (0.15%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 113 (16.87%) Ansible
2 70 (10.45%) Kubernetes
3 68 (10.15%) Puppet
4 61 (9.10%) Terraform
5 57 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (5.67%) Kibana
6 38 (5.67%) logstash
7 9 (1.34%) Grafana
8 8 (1.19%) Nagios
9 7 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.04%) SELinux
10 6 (0.90%) Ambari
10 6 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.75%) Consul
11 5 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (0.75%) Packer
11 5 (0.75%) Salt
11 5 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 81 (12.09%) Oracle
2 77 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.93%) VMware
4 27 (4.03%) Google
5 22 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.99%) Ivanti
7 19 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.09%) Databricks
9 13 (1.94%) Cisco
10 12 (1.79%) SAP
11 10 (1.49%) Tableau
12 9 (1.34%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.19%) Cognos
13 8 (1.19%) ESRI
14 7 (1.04%) Dynatrace
14 7 (1.04%) IBM
15 6 (0.90%) Freescale
15 6 (0.90%) HP
15 6 (0.90%) Mapbox
15 6 (0.90%) Mapinfo