Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 147 160
Rank change year-on-year -59 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 360 616 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 2.17% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.37% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 283 474 547
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,450 £35,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 22,012 25,961 27,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.42% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17,812 21,305 22,918
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Thames Valley +24 212 £57,500 +4.55% 30
Berkshire +32 126 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Hampshire -84 57 £45,000 - 17
East Sussex -11 52 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Oxfordshire +21 47 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -10 39 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Surrey -4 27 £51,250 -12.77% 13
West Sussex -20 9 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Kent -9 5 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 157 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (36.67%) Python
3 102 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 97 (26.94%) Java
5 95 (26.39%) Linux
6 94 (26.11%) Docker
7 89 (24.72%) C#
8 83 (23.06%) Software Engineering
9 79 (21.94%) DevOps
10 74 (20.56%) Degree
10 74 (20.56%) AWS
10 74 (20.56%) TDD
11 73 (20.28%) Git (software)
12 71 (19.72%) Test Automation
13 68 (18.89%) Computer Science
14 61 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (16.67%) Azure
16 59 (16.39%) Microservices
17 58 (16.11%) HTML
18 56 (15.56%) .NET
18 56 (15.56%) BDD
19 54 (15.00%) Ansible
20 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
21 50 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
22 48 (13.33%) Oracle
23 47 (13.06%) Kubernetes
24 46 (12.78%) Public Cloud
24 46 (12.78%) RESTful
25 45 (12.50%) Ruby
25 45 (12.50%) Spring

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 27 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 20 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.72%) Confluence
3 17 (4.72%) Hyperledger
4 15 (4.17%) Apache
5 13 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (3.06%) GeoServer
8 9 (2.50%) CMS
9 7 (1.94%) ArcGIS
9 7 (1.94%) JBoss
9 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.67%) Drupal
10 6 (1.67%) IIS
10 6 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.39%) Smallworld
12 4 (1.11%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.11%) nginx
12 4 (1.11%) WordPress
13 3 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.56%) AWS
2 60 (16.67%) Azure
3 25 (6.94%) GCP
4 20 (5.56%) GitHub
5 9 (2.50%) IaaS
6 7 (1.94%) SaaS
7 6 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.67%) Firebase
7 6 (1.67%) Serverless
8 4 (1.11%) PaaS
9 3 (0.83%) Boomi
10 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.56%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.28%) Apigee
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.22%) Firewall
2 25 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.06%) DNS
3 11 (3.06%) Network Security
4 10 (2.78%) DHCP
5 9 (2.50%) Internet
5 9 (2.50%) SSL
6 8 (2.22%) BGP
6 8 (2.22%) HTTP
7 7 (1.94%) VPN
8 5 (1.39%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (1.39%) GPON
8 5 (1.39%) OSPF
8 5 (1.39%) SMTP
8 5 (1.39%) SSH
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.11%) IPsec
10 3 (0.83%) DMZ
10 3 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 32 (8.89%) MySQL
3 26 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.67%) Big Data
4 24 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 22 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (4.72%) Blockchain
8 13 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.33%) GIS
10 11 (3.06%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.06%) QGIS
11 7 (1.94%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.67%) Redis
13 3 (0.83%) DB2
14 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (20.28%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.72%) Bitbucket
3 29 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 28 (7.78%) JIRA
5 23 (6.39%) Selenium
6 19 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.78%) Subversion
8 9 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.22%) JUnit
9 8 (2.22%) Postman
10 7 (1.94%) Travis CI
11 6 (1.67%) Maven
12 5 (1.39%) Capybara
12 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.39%) JMeter
12 5 (1.39%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.39%) WATIR
General
1 29 (8.06%) Finance
2 18 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 15 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.78%) Retail
5 8 (2.22%) Marketing
6 6 (1.67%) Electronics
6 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.39%) Law
7 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.11%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (34.44%) Developer
2 48 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 33 (9.17%) Architect
4 24 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 21 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (5.28%) C# Developer
7 19 (5.28%) Junior
7 19 (5.28%) Open Source Engineer
8 18 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (4.17%) Junior Developer
11 14 (3.89%) Analyst
11 14 (3.89%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
11 14 (3.89%) E-Commerce Developer
12 13 (3.61%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.33%) Consultant
13 12 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.11%) HTML
2 56 (15.56%) .NET
3 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
4 46 (12.78%) RESTful
5 45 (12.50%) Spring
6 39 (10.83%) REST
7 38 (10.56%) CSS
8 28 (7.78%) React
9 26 (7.22%) Node.js
10 22 (6.11%) Swagger
11 21 (5.83%) jQuery
11 21 (5.83%) Spring Cloud
12 20 (5.56%) OAuth
12 20 (5.56%) Pandas
12 20 (5.56%) SAML
12 20 (5.56%) scikit-learn
13 18 (5.00%) Akka
13 18 (5.00%) XML
14 17 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.78%) Public Cloud
2 32 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 26 (7.22%) Private Cloud
4 24 (6.67%) User Experience
5 22 (6.11%) Cloud Native
6 20 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 15 (4.17%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (2.78%) Virtual Team
12 8 (2.22%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.94%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.67%) Life Science
14 6 (1.67%) Replication
15 5 (1.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 95 (26.39%) Linux
2 27 (7.50%) Windows
3 17 (4.72%) Unix
4 10 (2.78%) CentOS
5 9 (2.50%) Android
6 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.11%) Debian
9 4 (1.11%) VMS
10 3 (0.83%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.56%) zOS
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.06%) Software Engineering
3 79 (21.94%) DevOps
4 74 (20.56%) TDD
5 71 (19.72%) Test Automation
6 68 (18.89%) Computer Science
7 61 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (16.39%) Microservices
9 56 (15.56%) BDD
10 42 (11.67%) OO
11 35 (9.72%) Scrum
12 34 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (8.89%) Web Development
14 30 (8.33%) Data Science
15 29 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
15 29 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (7.78%) SOA
17 25 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (6.67%) API Development
19 22 (6.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.67%) Python
2 102 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 97 (26.94%) Java
4 89 (24.72%) C#
5 45 (12.50%) Ruby
5 45 (12.50%) SQL
6 41 (11.39%) Bash Shell
7 37 (10.28%) PHP
8 33 (9.17%) C++
9 26 (7.22%) Scala
10 19 (5.28%) Perl
11 14 (3.89%) VB.NET
12 12 (3.33%) C
12 12 (3.33%) Go
13 10 (2.78%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.94%) Java 8
16 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.56%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (20.56%) Degree
2 50 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.06%) PhD
6 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.11%) ISEB
6 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.83%) SAFe Agilist
8 2 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.28%) CCDP
9 1 (0.28%) CCNP
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 94 (26.11%) Docker
2 13 (3.61%) vCloud
3 12 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.50%) vSphere
5 8 (2.22%) Ceph
6 5 (1.39%) NFS
7 4 (1.11%) Xen
8 3 (0.83%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 54 (15.00%) Ansible
2 47 (13.06%) Kubernetes
3 34 (9.44%) Terraform
4 20 (5.56%) Puppet
5 11 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.67%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.67%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.11%) Ambari
7 4 (1.11%) Kibana
7 4 (1.11%) logstash
7 4 (1.11%) SELinux
8 3 (0.83%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.83%) vRealize
9 2 (0.56%) Grafana
9 2 (0.56%) QRadar
9 2 (0.56%) Salt
9 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.28%) Endace
10 1 (0.28%) Nagios
10 1 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (13.33%) Oracle
2 36 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.94%) VMware
4 23 (6.39%) Google
5 19 (5.28%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.78%) Sage
8 9 (2.50%) Cisco
9 8 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.22%) Juniper
9 8 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.94%) ESRI
11 5 (1.39%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.39%) SAP
12 4 (1.11%) Adobe
12 4 (1.11%) Arista
12 4 (1.11%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.11%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.11%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.11%) Zend