Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 154 166
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 592 682 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.20% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.44% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 451 536 560
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,500 £31,925
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 25,351 27,927 30,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.03% 89.94% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,726 22,987 25,174
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -34 234 £55,000 +22.22% 46
Hampshire +30 179 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Berkshire -47 116 £57,500 +21.05% 31
East Sussex +30 82 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +28 71 £55,000 +41.94% 7
Surrey +2 50 £60,000 +11.11% 16
Oxfordshire -6 46 £52,500 +16.67% 8
West Sussex -13 40 £63,750 +34.21% 6
Kent +8 6 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 327 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (44.43%) Java
3 234 (39.53%) Linux
4 223 (37.67%) JavaScript
5 218 (36.82%) Python
6 169 (28.55%) SQL
7 160 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 158 (26.69%) DevOps
9 149 (25.17%) Amazon AWS
10 146 (24.66%) HTML
11 137 (23.14%) TDD
12 122 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (20.27%) OO
13 120 (20.27%) Docker
14 113 (19.09%) CSS
14 113 (19.09%) Ruby
15 111 (18.75%) AngularJS
16 102 (17.23%) Jenkins
17 100 (16.89%) Software Engineering
18 93 (15.71%) C#
19 92 (15.54%) Test Automation
20 89 (15.03%) Degree
20 89 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
21 87 (14.70%) React
22 86 (14.53%) Windows
23 84 (14.19%) Scrum
24 83 (14.02%) Finance
25 80 (13.51%) Microservices
26 79 (13.34%) Elasticsearch
26 79 (13.34%) RESTful

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 79 (13.34%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (11.82%) Apache
3 46 (7.77%) Apache Spark
4 29 (4.90%) Confluence
5 17 (2.87%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.86%) Jupyter
9 10 (1.69%) nginx
9 10 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.52%) Moodle
11 8 (1.35%) JBoss
11 8 (1.35%) Totara
12 7 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (1.18%) CloudStack
13 6 (1.01%) CMS
13 6 (1.01%) WordPress
14 5 (0.84%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 149 (25.17%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.09%) GitHub
4 25 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (3.21%) SaaS
7 14 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 13 (2.20%) TestFlight
9 12 (2.03%) Serverless
10 9 (1.52%) IaaS
11 8 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.35%) npm
11 8 (1.35%) PaaS
12 7 (1.18%) Office 365
13 6 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.68%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.56%) HTTP
3 20 (3.38%) VLAN
4 9 (1.52%) DAB
4 9 (1.52%) Internet
4 9 (1.52%) SAN
4 9 (1.52%) WAN
5 8 (1.35%) Firewall
6 7 (1.18%) Wireless
7 6 (1.01%) DHCP
7 6 (1.01%) DNS
7 6 (1.01%) SSH
8 5 (0.84%) H.323
8 5 (0.84%) Network Security
8 5 (0.84%) SNMP
8 5 (0.84%) VPN
8 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.84%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.84%) WPA
9 4 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.01%) NoSQL
2 76 (12.84%) MySQL
3 72 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 60 (10.14%) Big Data
5 58 (9.80%) SQL Server
6 54 (9.12%) Relational Database
7 46 (7.77%) Hadoop
7 46 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (4.56%) Neo4j
10 22 (3.72%) Redis
11 18 (3.04%) Couchbase
12 17 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.87%) MariaDB
13 16 (2.70%) RDBMS
14 12 (2.03%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.69%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.52%) GIS
16 9 (1.52%) Impala
Development Applications
1 160 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 102 (17.23%) Jenkins
3 55 (9.29%) JIRA
4 36 (6.08%) Selenium
5 35 (5.91%) Cucumber
6 33 (5.57%) GitLab
6 33 (5.57%) Subversion
7 28 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (4.39%) Vagrant
9 22 (3.72%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.38%) Android Studio
10 20 (3.38%) Xcode
11 18 (3.04%) JUnit
12 17 (2.87%) WebDriver
13 15 (2.53%) Bitbucket
13 15 (2.53%) TeamCity
13 15 (2.53%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.20%) CocoaPods
14 13 (2.20%) fastlane
15 11 (1.86%) Appium
General
1 83 (14.02%) Finance
2 43 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.91%) Marketing
4 29 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.73%) Electronics
6 19 (3.21%) Retail
7 15 (2.53%) Games
8 12 (2.03%) Law
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 249 (42.06%) Developer
2 73 (12.33%) Architect
3 56 (9.46%) Java Developer
4 52 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 46 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 39 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (4.56%) Android Developer
9 25 (4.22%) Software Developer
10 22 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (3.55%) Administrator
12 20 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (2.87%) DBA
15 16 (2.70%) Web Developer
16 15 (2.53%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.36%) iOS Developer
17 14 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
18 13 (2.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (24.66%) HTML
2 113 (19.09%) CSS
3 111 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 87 (14.70%) React
5 79 (13.34%) RESTful
6 69 (11.66%) HTML5
6 69 (11.66%) Spring
7 63 (10.64%) .NET
8 62 (10.47%) REST
8 62 (10.47%) XML
9 54 (9.12%) J2EE
9 54 (9.12%) Vue.js
10 52 (8.78%) Web Services
11 45 (7.60%) Node.js
12 42 (7.09%) Hibernate
13 41 (6.93%) Elastic Stack
14 37 (6.25%) jQuery
14 37 (6.25%) JSON
15 36 (6.08%) Ruby on Rails
16 35 (5.91%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
2 40 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.57%) User Experience
5 20 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.36%) Replication
9 13 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.03%) Industry 4.0
11 10 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.18%) Tandem
14 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.68%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.68%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.68%) PMI
15 4 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 234 (39.53%) Linux
2 86 (14.53%) Windows
3 58 (9.80%) Android
4 44 (7.43%) Apple iOS
5 43 (7.26%) Unix
6 28 (4.73%) CentOS
7 20 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.69%) Windows Server
10 9 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.68%) Debian
13 3 (0.51%) zOS
14 2 (0.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (26.69%) DevOps
3 137 (23.14%) TDD
4 122 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (20.27%) OO
6 100 (16.89%) Software Engineering
7 92 (15.54%) Test Automation
8 84 (14.19%) Scrum
9 80 (13.51%) Microservices
10 74 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 71 (11.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 60 (10.14%) BDD
13 54 (9.12%) Configuration Management
14 53 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (8.28%) Web Development
16 47 (7.94%) Computer Science
16 47 (7.94%) MVC
17 45 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (7.09%) Analytics
19 38 (6.42%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 263 (44.43%) Java
2 223 (37.67%) JavaScript
3 218 (36.82%) Python
4 169 (28.55%) SQL
5 113 (19.09%) Ruby
6 93 (15.71%) C#
7 70 (11.82%) C++
8 63 (10.64%) PHP
9 60 (10.14%) Go
10 45 (7.60%) Bash Shell
11 40 (6.76%) Perl
12 34 (5.74%) C
13 29 (4.90%) PowerShell
13 29 (4.90%) Scala
14 26 (4.39%) Java 8
15 18 (3.04%) Apple Swift
15 18 (3.04%) Objective-C
15 18 (3.04%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.52%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (15.03%) Degree
2 51 (8.61%) Security Cleared
3 43 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (1.35%) CISSP
7 8 (1.35%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.84%) MCP
8 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.84%) RHCE
8 5 (0.84%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.51%) SSCP
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.77%) QA
2 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.68%) WCAG
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 120 (20.27%) Docker
2 28 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.05%) vSphere
4 19 (3.21%) VirtualBox
5 16 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.01%) Varnish
6 6 (1.01%) Xen
7 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.84%) KVM
8 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.68%) HDFS
8 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.68%) XenServer
9 2 (0.34%) Postfix
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 76 (12.84%) Ansible
2 75 (12.67%) Puppet
3 68 (11.49%) Kubernetes
4 44 (7.43%) Kibana
4 44 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (7.26%) Terraform
6 40 (6.76%) logstash
7 20 (3.38%) Salt
8 18 (3.04%) Nagios
9 15 (2.53%) HAProxy
10 14 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.36%) Grafana
11 12 (2.03%) Packer
12 11 (1.86%) Consul
12 11 (1.86%) Rancher
13 9 (1.52%) Prometheus
14 8 (1.35%) Graphite
15 7 (1.18%) Cacti
15 7 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
16 4 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 57 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.11%) Oracle
3 39 (6.59%) VMware
4 36 (6.08%) SAP
5 25 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 21 (3.55%) Google
7 15 (2.53%) Tableau
8 14 (2.36%) New Relic
9 8 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.18%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.18%) webMethods
11 6 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.01%) Unisys
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco
12 5 (0.84%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.84%) RapidMiner
12 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.84%) Sophos
12 5 (0.84%) Veeam
13 4 (0.68%) PagerDuty