Period
to 16 December 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 162 169
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 682 681 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.20% 2.01% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.29% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 536 560 754
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,925 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 27138 29676 36860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.45% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22292 24576 30719
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 0 323 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Berkshire +41 192 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Hampshire +5 155 £42,500 +14.09% 16
Surrey -18 84 £54,000 +2.86% 5
Oxfordshire -52 76 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Buckinghamshire +22 60 £38,750 -13.89% 5
East Sussex +24 46 £45,000 -18.18%
West Sussex +40 41 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Kent +11 21 £37,500 -
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 309 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (44.87%) Linux
3 250 (36.66%) Java
4 231 (33.87%) JavaScript
5 195 (28.59%) Python
6 171 (25.07%) TDD
7 170 (24.93%) HTML
8 158 (23.17%) Degree
9 135 (19.79%) Computer Science
9 135 (19.79%) CSS
10 134 (19.65%) Scrum
11 132 (19.35%) Ruby
12 131 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
13 124 (18.18%) DevOps
14 121 (17.74%) Test Automation
15 119 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
16 108 (15.84%) SQL
17 104 (15.25%) C#
18 100 (14.66%) Computer Science Degree
19 98 (14.37%) BDD
20 97 (14.22%) AngularJS
21 94 (13.78%) Software Engineering
22 93 (13.64%) Docker
23 92 (13.49%) Puppet
23 92 (13.49%) PHP
24 85 (12.46%) .NET
25 83 (12.17%) MySQL
26 80 (11.73%) Ansible
27 79 (11.58%) Git (software)
28 76 (11.14%) HTML5

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 56 (8.21%) Apache
2 45 (6.60%) OpenStack
3 29 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (3.96%) JBoss
5 24 (3.52%) CMS
6 23 (3.37%) Apache Spark
7 22 (3.23%) Confluence
7 22 (3.23%) Drupal
8 19 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 18 (2.64%) nginx
10 17 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.49%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.35%) WordPress
12 10 (1.47%) Jetty
13 9 (1.32%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 131 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (6.30%) SaaS
4 33 (4.84%) GitHub
5 22 (3.23%) npm
6 18 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.49%) PaaS
8 16 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 15 (2.20%) OpenShift
10 11 (1.61%) Office 365
11 10 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.03%) IaaS
15 6 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.73%) Route 53
16 5 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
18 3 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
18 3 (0.44%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.62%) Firewall
2 41 (6.01%) WAN
3 40 (5.87%) Wireshark
4 35 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 34 (4.99%) VoIP
6 26 (3.81%) RTP
7 24 (3.52%) Internet
8 18 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (2.20%) LAN
9 15 (2.20%) VPN
10 14 (2.05%) tcpdump
11 13 (1.91%) DNS
11 13 (1.91%) SSL
12 10 (1.47%) HTTP
13 8 (1.17%) Intranet
14 7 (1.03%) SMTP
15 5 (0.73%) FTP
15 5 (0.73%) SNMP
16 4 (0.59%) EIGRP
16 4 (0.59%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.17%) MySQL
2 69 (10.12%) Big Data
3 60 (8.80%) MongoDB
4 44 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 32 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 29 (4.25%) SQL Server
9 22 (3.23%) Redis
10 21 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.49%) Neo4j
12 14 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.76%) Pentaho
14 11 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.03%) GIS
16 6 (0.88%) DB2
16 6 (0.88%) HBase
17 5 (0.73%) InfluxDB
17 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.73%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 79 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 74 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 68 (9.97%) WebDriver
4 66 (9.68%) JIRA
5 56 (8.21%) Selenium
6 39 (5.72%) JMeter
7 34 (4.99%) JUnit
8 30 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 28 (4.11%) Maven
10 25 (3.67%) Subversion
11 23 (3.37%) Protractor
11 23 (3.37%) SoapUI
12 21 (3.08%) gulp
12 21 (3.08%) IntelliJ
13 20 (2.93%) Eclipse
14 19 (2.79%) webpack
15 16 (2.35%) Jasmine
15 16 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
15 16 (2.35%) Visual Studio
16 14 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (7.33%) Finance
2 47 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.23%) Digital Economy
4 21 (3.08%) Publishing
5 16 (2.35%) Banking
6 14 (2.05%) Marketing
7 12 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.61%) Electronics
9 10 (1.47%) Games
10 8 (1.17%) Law
10 8 (1.17%) Retail
11 6 (0.88%) Military
12 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Automotive
13 3 (0.44%) Hindi Language
13 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 220 (32.26%) Developer
2 55 (8.06%) Analyst
3 49 (7.18%) Java Developer
4 41 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (5.57%) Architect
6 37 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
7 36 (5.28%) Tester
8 33 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 32 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 29 (4.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 28 (4.11%) Software Developer
12 27 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 26 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (3.67%) Administrator
14 25 (3.67%) Software Tester
14 25 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
15 24 (3.52%) Applications Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) Security Analyst
15 24 (3.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (24.93%) HTML
2 135 (19.79%) CSS
3 97 (14.22%) AngularJS
4 85 (12.46%) .NET
5 76 (11.14%) HTML5
6 75 (11.00%) Web Services
7 63 (9.24%) React
8 60 (8.80%) REST
9 50 (7.33%) Spring
10 46 (6.74%) jQuery
11 39 (5.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 36 (5.28%) Node.js
13 35 (5.13%) CSS3
14 31 (4.55%) Middleware
15 30 (4.40%) Sass
16 29 (4.25%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (3.96%) SOAP
18 26 (3.81%) RESTful
19 25 (3.67%) JSON
20 23 (3.37%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.79%) Computer Science
2 69 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 36 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 33 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (4.40%) Client/Server
7 27 (3.96%) User Experience
8 26 (3.81%) Blog
9 25 (3.67%) Algorithms
9 25 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (2.93%) Public Cloud
11 16 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
11 16 (2.35%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.91%) Fintech
13 12 (1.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 11 (1.61%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 306 (44.87%) Linux
2 73 (10.70%) Unix
3 64 (9.38%) CentOS
4 53 (7.77%) Windows
5 23 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.64%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.73%) Android
10 5 (0.73%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.59%) zOS
12 3 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (25.07%) TDD
3 134 (19.65%) Scrum
4 124 (18.18%) DevOps
5 121 (17.74%) Test Automation
6 119 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (14.37%) BDD
8 94 (13.78%) Software Engineering
9 65 (9.53%) Microservices
10 64 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 58 (8.50%) Front End Development
12 56 (8.21%) Web Development
13 52 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 51 (7.48%) User Stories
15 40 (5.87%) Malware Analysis
15 40 (5.87%) OO
16 36 (5.28%) Mentoring
16 36 (5.28%) Security Operations
17 35 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 250 (36.66%) Java
2 231 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 195 (28.59%) Python
4 132 (19.35%) Ruby
5 108 (15.84%) SQL
6 104 (15.25%) C#
7 92 (13.49%) PHP
8 75 (11.00%) Bash Shell
9 70 (10.26%) PowerShell
10 57 (8.36%) C++
11 49 (7.18%) Shell Script
12 48 (7.04%) Perl
13 47 (6.89%) Scala
14 32 (4.69%) C
15 26 (3.81%) ES6
15 26 (3.81%) Go
15 26 (3.81%) Lua
16 13 (1.91%) ECMAScript
17 10 (1.47%) Jython
17 10 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 158 (23.17%) Degree
2 100 (14.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 43 (6.30%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.96%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.91%) MCSD
6 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.32%) GIAC
8 7 (1.03%) CISSP
9 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.88%) ISEB
9 6 (0.88%) RHCE
9 6 (0.88%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.88%) SANS
10 5 (0.73%) CCSA
10 5 (0.73%) CISA
10 5 (0.73%) CISM
10 5 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.92%) QA
2 11 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.17%) SSAE 16
3 8 (1.17%) WCAG
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (13.64%) Docker
2 34 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.81%) Kamailio
4 15 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.76%) Xen
6 6 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.59%) Firmware
7 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.44%) KVM
9 2 (0.29%) HDFS
9 2 (0.29%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.29%) vCloud
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 92 (13.49%) Puppet
2 80 (11.73%) Ansible
3 67 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (5.72%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.79%) Terraform
6 13 (1.91%) Nagios
7 8 (1.17%) HAProxy
7 8 (1.17%) logstash
8 6 (0.88%) Kibana
8 6 (0.88%) Salt
9 5 (0.73%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.73%) Juniper STRM
9 5 (0.73%) QRadar
9 5 (0.73%) RSA enVision
9 5 (0.73%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (0.44%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.29%) Grafana
11 2 (0.29%) StatsD
12 1 (0.15%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 61 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.48%) Oracle
3 40 (5.87%) Red Hat
4 35 (5.13%) VMware
5 30 (4.40%) Google
6 26 (3.81%) Sophos
7 21 (3.08%) IBM
8 19 (2.79%) Atlassian
9 15 (2.20%) SaltStack
10 14 (2.05%) Twitter
11 11 (1.61%) HP
12 10 (1.47%) LANDesk
12 10 (1.47%) Talend
13 7 (1.03%) Cisco
13 7 (1.03%) Forcepoint
13 7 (1.03%) Juniper
13 7 (1.03%) SAP
13 7 (1.03%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.03%) Splunk
14 6 (0.88%) Adobe