Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 177 162
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 383 132 523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 1.59% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.72% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 134 115 380
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,563 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £88,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

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 16,366 7,678 23,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.55% 92.38% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11,196 6,364 18,985
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,757 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.31% +8.11% +2.94%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Hampshire -2 164 £46,500 +9.41% 5
Thames Valley -43 149 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Berkshire -44 93 £60,000 - 7
Surrey -40 44 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 39 £62,500 +31.58% 2
Oxfordshire -26 17 £52,500 +2.44% 5
West Sussex -9 11 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex -35 10 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 270 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (57.18%) Microservices
3 206 (53.79%) Java
4 203 (53.00%) Linux
5 194 (50.65%) Jenkins
6 192 (50.13%) DevOps
6 192 (50.13%) Python
7 188 (49.09%) Scrum
8 186 (48.56%) Software Engineering
9 182 (47.52%) Big Data
10 181 (47.26%) TDD
11 179 (46.74%) Git (software)
12 178 (46.48%) GitHub
13 175 (45.69%) Finance
14 171 (44.65%) RESTful
14 171 (44.65%) React
15 167 (43.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 166 (43.34%) BDD
17 163 (42.56%) Degree
18 162 (42.30%) CSS
19 159 (41.51%) Node.js
20 156 (40.73%) Spring
21 154 (40.21%) Full Stack Development
22 146 (38.12%) Computer Science
23 145 (37.86%) Ansible
24 142 (37.08%) AngularJS
25 133 (34.73%) Law
26 132 (34.46%) Banking
26 132 (34.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
26 132 (34.46%) Digital Banking

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
1 127 (33.16%) Apache
2 126 (32.90%) Apache Spark
3 121 (31.59%) GemFire
4 26 (6.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (5.22%) OpenStack
6 18 (4.70%) CMS
7 17 (4.44%) WordPress
8 11 (2.87%) Confluence
9 7 (1.83%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.04%) nginx
11 3 (0.78%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.78%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 178 (46.48%) GitHub
2 121 (31.59%) AWS
3 114 (29.77%) Azure
4 70 (18.28%) GCP
5 65 (16.97%) Amazon Kinesis
6 35 (9.14%) PaaS
7 29 (7.57%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (7.05%) Serverless
9 25 (6.53%) SaaS
10 19 (4.96%) Azure App Service
10 19 (4.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 19 (4.96%) Azure Service Bus
10 19 (4.96%) Azure Storage
10 19 (4.96%) IaaS
11 7 (1.83%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.04%) BrowserStack
13 4 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.57%) Firewall
2 23 (6.01%) DNS
2 23 (6.01%) VPN
3 17 (4.44%) SSH
4 10 (2.61%) Bluetooth
5 9 (2.35%) HTTP
5 9 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.09%) Network Security
6 8 (2.09%) PBX
6 8 (2.09%) Softswitch
6 8 (2.09%) VoIP
7 6 (1.57%) SSL
8 5 (1.31%) SAN
9 3 (0.78%) Internet
9 3 (0.78%) Intranet
9 3 (0.78%) MPLS
9 3 (0.78%) WAN
10 2 (0.52%) BGP
10 2 (0.52%) DSL
10 2 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (47.52%) Big Data
2 120 (31.33%) HBase
2 120 (31.33%) PostgreSQL
3 113 (29.50%) MariaDB
4 112 (29.24%) Redis
5 108 (28.20%) NoSQL
6 104 (27.15%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.18%) MySQL
8 11 (2.87%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.35%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.83%) OLTP
11 7 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.78%) Redshift Spectrum
14 3 (0.78%) SAP HANA
15 2 (0.52%) Presto
Development Applications
1 194 (50.65%) Jenkins
2 179 (46.74%) Git (software)
3 127 (33.16%) JUnit
4 125 (32.64%) Cucumber
5 124 (32.38%) Protractor
5 124 (32.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 121 (31.59%) Cypress.io
6 121 (31.59%) Storybook
7 119 (31.07%) Eclipse
8 117 (30.55%) IntelliJ
9 116 (30.29%) Gradle
10 111 (28.98%) Mockito
11 90 (23.50%) SonarQube
12 67 (17.49%) Artifactory
13 47 (12.27%) JIRA
14 19 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.83%) Appium
15 7 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.57%) GitLab
General
1 175 (45.69%) Finance
2 167 (43.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 133 (34.73%) Law
4 132 (34.46%) Banking
5 126 (32.90%) Social Skills
6 36 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.96%) Organisational Skills
8 17 (4.44%) Marketing
9 14 (3.66%) Public Sector
9 14 (3.66%) Retail
10 6 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.04%) Electronics
12 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.04%) Social Housing
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.26%) iGaming
13 1 (0.26%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (45.43%) Developer
2 96 (25.07%) Software Engineer
3 71 (18.54%) Lead Developer
4 58 (15.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 49 (12.79%) Software Developer
6 48 (12.53%) Lead Software Developer
7 30 (7.83%) Java Developer
8 26 (6.79%) Architect
8 26 (6.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.44%) Data Architect
13 15 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
13 15 (3.92%) Principal Software Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) PHP Developer
15 12 (3.13%) React Developer
16 11 (2.87%) Consultant
16 11 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
17 9 (2.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (44.65%) React
1 171 (44.65%) RESTful
2 162 (42.30%) CSS
3 159 (41.51%) Node.js
4 156 (40.73%) Spring
5 142 (37.08%) AngularJS
6 127 (33.16%) JSON
6 127 (33.16%) Kafka
7 124 (32.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 123 (32.11%) LAMP
9 121 (31.59%) Express
9 121 (31.59%) Redux
9 121 (31.59%) Tailwind CSS
10 116 (30.29%) Spark Streaming
11 115 (30.03%) Play Framework
12 114 (29.77%) WireMock
13 109 (28.46%) LAPP Stack
14 92 (24.02%) RabbitMQ
15 51 (13.32%) REST
16 47 (12.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (31.33%) Linux Command Line
2 114 (29.77%) User Experience
3 72 (18.80%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (6.27%) iPhone
5 20 (5.22%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (3.92%) Virtual Team
7 12 (3.13%) Renewable Energy
8 9 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.83%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.04%) Blog
12 4 (1.04%) Lidar
12 4 (1.04%) NHS
12 4 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) Clustering
13 2 (0.52%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 203 (53.00%) Linux
2 127 (33.16%) Unix
3 38 (9.92%) Android
4 26 (6.79%) Windows
5 23 (6.01%) VMS
6 21 (5.48%) CentOS
6 21 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.70%) Debian
8 17 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.61%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.83%) SUSE
11 6 (1.57%) Solaris
12 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (57.18%) Microservices
3 192 (50.13%) DevOps
4 188 (49.09%) Scrum
5 186 (48.56%) Software Engineering
6 181 (47.26%) TDD
7 166 (43.34%) BDD
8 154 (40.21%) Full Stack Development
9 146 (38.12%) Computer Science
10 132 (34.46%) Digital Banking
10 132 (34.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 121 (31.59%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 117 (30.55%) Validation
13 94 (24.54%) Event-Driven
13 94 (24.54%) Fintech
14 92 (24.02%) User Stories
15 91 (23.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 91 (23.76%) Software Testing
16 89 (23.24%) Acceptance Criteria
16 89 (23.24%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 206 (53.79%) Java
2 192 (50.13%) Python
3 120 (31.33%) Shell Script
4 116 (30.29%) Groovy
5 96 (25.07%) JavaScript
6 59 (15.40%) SQL
7 38 (9.92%) C#
8 35 (9.14%) TypeScript
9 33 (8.62%) C++
10 26 (6.79%) Java 8
11 22 (5.74%) C
11 22 (5.74%) PHP
12 21 (5.48%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.66%) Ruby
14 11 (2.87%) Go
15 7 (1.83%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.83%) Perl
16 5 (1.31%) Fortran
17 3 (0.78%) ABAP
17 3 (0.78%) CFML
Qualifications
1 163 (42.56%) Degree
2 109 (28.46%) OCP
2 109 (28.46%) Oracle Certification
3 66 (17.23%) Security Cleared
4 65 (16.97%) SC Cleared
5 38 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.61%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.83%) ISEB
9 7 (1.83%) PhD
10 6 (1.57%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.57%) CEH
10 6 (1.57%) CISA
10 6 (1.57%) GIAC
10 6 (1.57%) OSCE
10 6 (1.57%) OSCP
11 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.31%) QA
2 13 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.09%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.57%) GDPR
4 6 (1.57%) NIST
5 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.78%) PMO
6 2 (0.52%) GRC
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 120 (31.33%) HDFS
2 98 (25.59%) Docker
3 92 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.74%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.78%) NFS
8 2 (0.52%) LXC
8 2 (0.52%) Postfix
8 2 (0.52%) SRDF
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 145 (37.86%) Ansible
2 56 (14.62%) Kubernetes
3 40 (10.44%) Terraform
4 28 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.35%) Puppet
6 7 (1.83%) Grafana
6 7 (1.83%) Packer
6 7 (1.83%) Rancher
7 6 (1.57%) HP ALM
7 6 (1.57%) HP Fortify
7 6 (1.57%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.57%) WebInspect
8 4 (1.04%) Consul
8 4 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.04%) Graphite
9 2 (0.52%) Icinga
10 1 (0.26%) Istio
10 1 (0.26%) Kibana
10 1 (0.26%) logstash
10 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (32.90%) VMware
2 121 (31.59%) Okta
3 22 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.48%) Oracle
5 13 (3.39%) Google
6 9 (2.35%) HP
7 8 (2.09%) GENBAND
7 8 (2.09%) Sonus
7 8 (2.09%) Splunk
8 7 (1.83%) Micro Focus
9 6 (1.57%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.57%) Black Duck
9 6 (1.57%) Cisco
9 6 (1.57%) Qualys
9 6 (1.57%) SAP
9 6 (1.57%) Sonatype
9 6 (1.57%) Tripwire
10 4 (1.04%) Sun
11 3 (0.78%) Mercator
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat