Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 182 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 -52 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 297 235 681
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 1.55% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.70% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 197 170 490
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +2.56%

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 13,663 13,846 24,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.52% 91.37% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,875 11,252 19,600
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in the South East over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -15 104 £60,000 - 21
Surrey +53 85 £60,000 -12.73% 8
Hampshire +7 84 £56,250 +7.14% 7
Berkshire -15 63 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 32 £47,500 -7.32% 6
West Sussex +17 21 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -7 9 £62,500 +56.42% 5
East Sussex -19 5 £51,250 -24.07% 2
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 197 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (45.45%) Microservices
3 133 (44.78%) Linux
4 127 (42.76%) DevOps
5 124 (41.75%) Git (software)
5 124 (41.75%) Python
6 115 (38.72%) Software Engineering
7 111 (37.37%) Java
8 108 (36.36%) Degree
8 108 (36.36%) RESTful
9 102 (34.34%) CSS
10 99 (33.33%) Finance
11 97 (32.66%) React
11 97 (32.66%) Social Skills
12 94 (31.65%) Jenkins
13 92 (30.98%) Computer Science
14 88 (29.63%) TDD
14 88 (29.63%) Node.js
15 86 (28.96%) Scrum
16 85 (28.62%) Docker
17 84 (28.28%) GitHub
18 83 (27.95%) Big Data
19 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
20 78 (26.26%) BDD
21 73 (24.58%) Spring
22 72 (24.24%) AngularJS
23 69 (23.23%) AWS
24 66 (22.22%) Cucumber
24 66 (22.22%) Test Automation
24 66 (22.22%) Ansible

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 (20.88%) Apache
2 55 (18.52%) GemFire
3 51 (17.17%) Apache Spark
4 19 (6.40%) CMS
5 13 (4.38%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.70%) Confluence
7 9 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (3.03%) WordPress
8 6 (2.02%) JBoss
8 6 (2.02%) Joomla!
8 6 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (1.35%) Camunda
9 4 (1.35%) Tornado
10 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.01%) nginx
11 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 84 (28.28%) GitHub
2 69 (23.23%) AWS
3 65 (21.89%) Azure
4 39 (13.13%) GCP
5 21 (7.07%) SaaS
6 19 (6.40%) PaaS
7 18 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
8 13 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (3.70%) BrowserStack
9 11 (3.70%) IaaS
10 7 (2.36%) Sauce Labs
10 7 (2.36%) Serverless
11 6 (2.02%) Azure App Service
11 6 (2.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (2.02%) Azure Service Bus
11 6 (2.02%) Azure Storage
12 4 (1.35%) dbt
12 4 (1.35%) Slack
12 4 (1.35%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.37%) Firewall
1 10 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.03%) VoIP
3 8 (2.69%) DNS
3 8 (2.69%) VPN
4 4 (1.35%) HTTP
5 3 (1.01%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.01%) PBX
5 3 (1.01%) SAN
5 3 (1.01%) Softswitch
6 2 (0.67%) DMZ
6 2 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.67%) Internet
6 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.67%) MPLS
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
6 2 (0.67%) Network Security
6 2 (0.67%) SSH
6 2 (0.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.95%) Big Data
2 60 (20.20%) Relational Database
3 56 (18.86%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (18.52%) NoSQL
5 49 (16.50%) Redis
6 48 (16.16%) HBase
7 45 (15.15%) MariaDB
8 18 (6.06%) MySQL
8 18 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.01%) OLTP
12 3 (1.01%) Redshift Spectrum
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.67%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 124 (41.75%) Git (software)
2 94 (31.65%) Jenkins
3 66 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 65 (21.89%) JUnit
5 58 (19.53%) Protractor
5 58 (19.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 55 (18.52%) Cypress.io
6 55 (18.52%) Eclipse
6 55 (18.52%) IntelliJ
6 55 (18.52%) Storybook
7 48 (16.16%) Gradle
8 46 (15.49%) Mockito
9 39 (13.13%) SonarQube
10 34 (11.45%) JIRA
11 19 (6.40%) Artifactory
12 9 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.69%) Vagrant
13 8 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (2.36%) JMeter
15 6 (2.02%) Selenium
General
1 99 (33.33%) Finance
2 97 (32.66%) Social Skills
3 59 (19.87%) Law
4 58 (19.53%) Banking
5 38 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.06%) Marketing
7 12 (4.04%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (3.70%) Public Sector
9 9 (3.03%) Retail
10 4 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.35%) Games
11 3 (1.01%) Billing
11 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.01%) Legal
11 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.67%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) iGaming
13 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Military
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (39.39%) Developer
2 60 (20.20%) Software Engineer
3 37 (12.46%) Lead Developer
4 32 (10.77%) Lead Software Engineer
5 30 (10.10%) Consultant
6 29 (9.76%) Senior Consultant
7 28 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (8.42%) Lead Software Developer
8 25 (8.42%) Software Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Architect
11 16 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (5.05%) Senior .NET Consultant
13 14 (4.71%) Java Consultant
13 14 (4.71%) Senior Java Consultant
14 13 (4.38%) PHP Developer
15 11 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
16 10 (3.37%) Software Test Engineer
16 10 (3.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (36.36%) RESTful
2 102 (34.34%) CSS
3 97 (32.66%) React
4 88 (29.63%) Node.js
5 73 (24.58%) Spring
6 72 (24.24%) AngularJS
7 63 (21.21%) LAMP
7 63 (21.21%) Redux
8 59 (19.87%) JSON
9 58 (19.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 55 (18.52%) Express
10 55 (18.52%) Kafka
10 55 (18.52%) Tailwind CSS
11 52 (17.51%) WireMock
12 49 (16.50%) Play Framework
12 49 (16.50%) REST
13 48 (16.16%) Spark Streaming
14 45 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
15 41 (13.80%) HTML
16 38 (12.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.88%) User Experience
2 54 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (16.16%) Linux Command Line
4 43 (14.48%) iPhone
5 34 (11.45%) Renewable Energy
6 25 (8.42%) Virtual Team
7 21 (7.07%) Algorithms
8 15 (5.05%) Data Structures
9 14 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (3.70%) Management Information System
11 10 (3.37%) Public Cloud
12 6 (2.02%) Cloud Native
12 6 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.35%) Blog
14 4 (1.35%) Private Cloud
15 3 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (1.01%) CMDB
15 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (44.78%) Linux
2 58 (19.53%) Unix
3 47 (15.82%) Android
4 9 (3.03%) Windows
5 8 (2.69%) VMS
6 7 (2.36%) CentOS
7 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.35%) SUSE
8 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.67%) Debian
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (45.45%) Microservices
3 127 (42.76%) DevOps
4 115 (38.72%) Software Engineering
5 92 (30.98%) Computer Science
6 88 (29.63%) TDD
7 86 (28.96%) Scrum
8 78 (26.26%) BDD
9 66 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 58 (19.53%) Digital Banking
10 58 (19.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 55 (18.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 55 (18.52%) Fintech
12 53 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (17.51%) Software Testing
14 50 (16.84%) OO
15 49 (16.50%) Validation
16 47 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (15.82%) Thought Leadership
17 45 (15.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 124 (41.75%) Python
2 111 (37.37%) Java
3 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 66 (22.22%) SQL
5 48 (16.16%) Groovy
5 48 (16.16%) Shell Script
6 34 (11.45%) TypeScript
7 33 (11.11%) C#
7 33 (11.11%) Ruby
8 27 (9.09%) PHP
9 15 (5.05%) C
10 8 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.36%) C++
11 7 (2.36%) Go
12 6 (2.02%) Scala
13 5 (1.68%) Java 8
14 4 (1.35%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.35%) Perl
14 4 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 108 (36.36%) Degree
2 45 (15.15%) OCP
2 45 (15.15%) Oracle Certification
3 43 (14.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.01%) RHCE
6 3 (1.01%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) PhD
8 1 (0.34%) CCIE
8 1 (0.34%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) GDPR
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) Accessibility
System Software
1 85 (28.62%) Docker
2 48 (16.16%) HDFS
3 42 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.69%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.67%) LXC
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 2 (0.67%) SRDF
8 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 66 (22.22%) Ansible
2 49 (16.50%) Kubernetes
3 28 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (8.75%) Terraform
5 25 (8.42%) Puppet
6 11 (3.70%) Packer
7 4 (1.35%) Grafana
7 4 (1.35%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.35%) Rancher
7 4 (1.35%) Salt
8 3 (1.01%) Consul
8 3 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.01%) Graphite
9 2 (0.67%) Graylog
9 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.67%) Nagios
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.34%) Icinga
Vendors
1 60 (20.20%) VMware
2 55 (18.52%) Okta
3 20 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.39%) Google
5 11 (3.70%) Oracle
6 8 (2.69%) Cisco
7 6 (2.02%) Adobe
8 5 (1.68%) BroadSoft
9 4 (1.35%) Arista
9 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.35%) Splunk
10 3 (1.01%) Cadence
10 3 (1.01%) GENBAND
10 3 (1.01%) Mercator
10 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.01%) Sonus
11 2 (0.67%) Dell
11 2 (0.67%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.67%) HP
11 2 (0.67%) NetApp