Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 135 127
Rank change year-on-year -84 -8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 277 649 823
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 2.45% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.67% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 224 501 639
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,550 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 19,222 24,329 28,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.56% 91.72% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,491 19,863 23,599
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +8 153 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Berkshire +25 95 £62,500 +8.70% 11
Hampshire -111 49 £57,500 +27.78% 10
East Sussex -28 41 £67,500 +42.11% 1
Oxfordshire -8 32 £39,956 -20.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 26 £47,500 - 6
Surrey -12 23 £72,500 +11.54% 11
West Sussex +14 7 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Kent +10 2 £46,500 -2.11% 4
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 108 (38.99%) Java
2 85 (30.69%) Linux
3 83 (29.96%) Python
4 80 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (24.91%) DevOps
6 68 (24.55%) Degree
7 59 (21.30%) JavaScript
8 55 (19.86%) Git (software)
8 55 (19.86%) AWS
9 45 (16.25%) TDD
10 44 (15.88%) Test Automation
11 43 (15.52%) Computer Science
12 42 (15.16%) SQL
12 42 (15.16%) HTML
12 42 (15.16%) Microservices
13 39 (14.08%) Docker
13 39 (14.08%) Software Engineering
14 37 (13.36%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (13.36%) BDD
15 35 (12.64%) Jenkins
15 35 (12.64%) Ansible
16 34 (12.27%) Security Cleared
17 33 (11.91%) Microsoft
18 32 (11.55%) Ruby
18 32 (11.55%) QA
19 31 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (10.83%) Azure
21 29 (10.47%) React
22 28 (10.11%) C++
23 27 (9.75%) C#

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 23 (8.30%) Tomcat
2 20 (7.22%) Apache
3 14 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.69%) WildFly
5 10 (3.61%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.25%) nginx
7 8 (2.89%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.89%) Confluence
7 8 (2.89%) IIS
7 8 (2.89%) JBoss
7 8 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.17%) GeoServer
9 5 (1.81%) Smallworld
10 3 (1.08%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
11 2 (0.72%) Drupal
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.36%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.86%) AWS
2 30 (10.83%) Azure
3 12 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (3.97%) GitHub
5 9 (3.25%) GCP
6 7 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (2.53%) IaaS
6 7 (2.53%) PaaS
6 7 (2.53%) Serverless
7 6 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.17%) SaaS
8 5 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.81%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (1.08%) Firebase
9 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.72%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.72%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.42%) Firewall
3 14 (5.05%) DNS
3 14 (5.05%) Internet
4 10 (3.61%) DHCP
5 8 (2.89%) SSL
5 8 (2.89%) VoIP
6 7 (2.53%) BGP
7 6 (2.17%) STUN
7 6 (2.17%) VPN
8 5 (1.81%) GPON
8 5 (1.81%) SSH
8 5 (1.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.44%) IPsec
9 4 (1.44%) OSPF
9 4 (1.44%) SMTP
9 4 (1.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.36%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (7.58%) MySQL
3 19 (6.86%) Big Data
4 18 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 17 (6.14%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.97%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.97%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.25%) Data Lake
8 9 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (2.53%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.17%) GIS
10 6 (2.17%) QGIS
11 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 55 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.50%) JIRA
4 16 (5.78%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.42%) Eclipse RCP
5 15 (5.42%) Subversion
6 14 (5.05%) Selenium
7 11 (3.97%) DbUnit
7 11 (3.97%) jMock
7 11 (3.97%) JUnit
7 11 (3.97%) Mockito
8 10 (3.61%) Maven
9 7 (2.53%) JMeter
10 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.17%) Gatling
10 6 (2.17%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.81%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.44%) WATIR
General
1 25 (9.03%) Finance
2 20 (7.22%) Public Sector
3 17 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.89%) Marketing
4 8 (2.89%) Military
5 7 (2.53%) Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Electronics
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
7 4 (1.44%) Games
7 4 (1.44%) Law
7 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.44%) Retail
8 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (25.27%) Developer
2 26 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (8.30%) Software Engineer
4 20 (7.22%) Architect
4 20 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.50%) Backend Developer
6 16 (5.78%) Analyst
7 14 (5.05%) Tester
8 13 (4.69%) Java Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Open Source Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Python Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) QA Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Security Engineer
9 11 (3.97%) Administrator
9 11 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (3.97%) Python Software Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (3.25%) Consultant
11 9 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.16%) HTML
2 29 (10.47%) React
3 20 (7.22%) Spring
4 18 (6.50%) SOAP
5 17 (6.14%) .NET
5 17 (6.14%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.14%) Middleware
5 17 (6.14%) Web Services
6 16 (5.78%) CSS
6 16 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (5.42%) Java RMI
7 15 (5.42%) JMS
7 15 (5.42%) REST
8 13 (4.69%) Node.js
8 13 (4.69%) React Native
8 13 (4.69%) RESTful
9 11 (3.97%) HTML5
9 11 (3.97%) PowerMock
9 11 (3.97%) XML
10 9 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.42%) Client/Server
3 14 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.05%) User Experience
4 13 (4.69%) Cloud Native
4 13 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.25%) Clustering
6 9 (3.25%) Cyberattack
7 8 (2.89%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.89%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.89%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.17%) GPGPU
8 6 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.81%) PKI
10 4 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 85 (30.69%) Linux
2 25 (9.03%) Unix
3 24 (8.66%) Windows
4 17 (6.14%) Android
5 12 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.53%) CentOS
8 5 (1.81%) Debian
8 5 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.72%) zOS
11 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.91%) DevOps
3 45 (16.25%) TDD
4 44 (15.88%) Test Automation
5 43 (15.52%) Computer Science
6 42 (15.16%) Microservices
7 39 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.36%) BDD
9 27 (9.75%) SDLC
10 26 (9.39%) Scrum
11 25 (9.03%) Information Security
12 23 (8.30%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (7.94%) Visualisation
14 20 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (6.86%) Data Analysis
15 19 (6.86%) OO
15 19 (6.86%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (6.86%) Web Development
16 16 (5.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 108 (38.99%) Java
2 83 (29.96%) Python
3 59 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.16%) SQL
5 32 (11.55%) Ruby
6 28 (10.11%) C++
7 27 (9.75%) C#
8 25 (9.03%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.86%) C
10 18 (6.50%) Perl
11 16 (5.78%) PHP
12 12 (4.33%) Scala
13 11 (3.97%) Kotlin
14 10 (3.61%) Apple Swift
14 10 (3.61%) Objective-C
15 9 (3.25%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.53%) Go
17 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.81%) R
19 4 (1.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 68 (24.55%) Degree
2 34 (12.27%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.75%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.53%) ISEB
7 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.08%) PhD
9 2 (0.72%) GCIA
9 2 (0.72%) GCIH
9 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.72%) SAFe Agilist
9 2 (0.72%) SANS
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.55%) QA
2 12 (4.33%) NIST
3 11 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.08%) SLA
5 2 (0.72%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.72%) WAI
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (14.08%) Docker
2 11 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (2.89%) Kamailio
5 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.81%) Postfix
6 4 (1.44%) NFS
6 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.08%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (12.64%) Ansible
2 27 (9.75%) Kubernetes
3 24 (8.66%) Terraform
4 12 (4.33%) Puppet
5 11 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.25%) HP Fortify
6 9 (3.25%) WebInspect
7 7 (2.53%) Kibana
8 5 (1.81%) Grafana
9 4 (1.44%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.44%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.08%) Ambari
10 3 (1.08%) logstash
10 3 (1.08%) SELinux
11 2 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.72%) OpenNebula
11 2 (0.72%) QRadar
11 2 (0.72%) Salt
12 1 (0.36%) Consul
Vendors
1 33 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.75%) Oracle
3 24 (8.66%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.61%) Google
6 9 (3.25%) Black Duck
6 9 (3.25%) Databricks
6 9 (3.25%) Micro Focus
6 9 (3.25%) Qualys
6 9 (3.25%) Sonatype
6 9 (3.25%) Splunk
7 7 (2.53%) Cisco
7 7 (2.53%) Juniper
8 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.44%) CA
9 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) Progress
9 4 (1.44%) Remedy
9 4 (1.44%) SAP
9 4 (1.44%) VMware