Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 164 185
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 760 593 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.56% 2.03% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.28% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 574 466 600
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,223 £32,500 £28,975
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 26,585 26,046 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.05% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,939 21,561 27,808
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +15 300 £54,500 +14.74% 44
Hampshire +59 210 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Berkshire +6 176 £55,000 +15.79% 23
East Sussex +19 136 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Surrey -1 79 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 66 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Oxfordshire +3 58 £50,000 +5.26% 14
West Sussex +13 31 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Kent +6 3 £57,500 +42.86% 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 351 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (38.55%) Java
3 285 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 278 (36.58%) Python
5 233 (30.66%) Linux
6 193 (25.39%) SQL
7 181 (23.82%) TDD
8 174 (22.89%) DevOps
9 167 (21.97%) HTML
10 149 (19.61%) Git (software)
11 148 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
12 141 (18.55%) Software Engineering
13 140 (18.42%) Docker
14 139 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
14 139 (18.29%) CSS
15 126 (16.58%) Scrum
16 122 (16.05%) Ruby
17 110 (14.47%) PHP
17 110 (14.47%) Ansible
18 108 (14.21%) AngularJS
18 108 (14.21%) Windows
19 104 (13.68%) BDD
20 103 (13.55%) Puppet
20 103 (13.55%) React
21 102 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
22 99 (13.03%) Test Automation
23 98 (12.89%) Kubernetes
23 98 (12.89%) Mentoring
23 98 (12.89%) OO
23 98 (12.89%) Degree

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 63 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (8.03%) Apache
3 46 (6.05%) Apache Spark
4 24 (3.16%) CloudStack
5 23 (3.03%) CMS
6 19 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.24%) Confluence
7 17 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.11%) Drupal
9 14 (1.84%) JBoss
10 12 (1.58%) WordPress
11 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
13 9 (1.18%) Jupyter
13 9 (1.18%) Moodle
13 9 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.05%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 148 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.87%) GitHub
4 20 (2.63%) SaaS
5 18 (2.37%) PaaS
6 13 (1.71%) IaaS
7 12 (1.58%) Serverless
8 11 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.32%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.18%) TestFlight
11 8 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.92%) Office 365
13 6 (0.79%) Datadog
14 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 37 (4.87%) HTTP
3 24 (3.16%) Internet
4 23 (3.03%) Firewall
5 20 (2.63%) LAN
5 20 (2.63%) WAN
6 16 (2.11%) VLAN
7 13 (1.71%) DAB
7 13 (1.71%) DNS
8 12 (1.58%) SSH
9 9 (1.18%) SAN
10 7 (0.92%) DHCP
11 5 (0.66%) FTP
11 5 (0.66%) Network Security
11 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.66%) Wireless
11 5 (0.66%) WPA
12 4 (0.53%) 3G
12 4 (0.53%) DMZ
12 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.18%) MySQL
2 78 (10.26%) Big Data
3 65 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 60 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 52 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 50 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 33 (4.34%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.50%) Redis
11 16 (2.11%) Neo4j
12 13 (1.71%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.58%) MariaDB
14 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.05%) QlikView
16 7 (0.92%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 149 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 89 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 43 (5.66%) JIRA
4 39 (5.13%) Selenium
5 34 (4.47%) GitLab
6 33 (4.34%) Bitbucket
7 31 (4.08%) Subversion
8 27 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (3.55%) Vagrant
9 25 (3.29%) WebDriver
10 24 (3.16%) git-flow
11 22 (2.89%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 18 (2.37%) Android Studio
13 18 (2.37%) JMeter
14 15 (1.97%) Xcode
15 14 (1.84%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.84%) Maven
15 14 (1.84%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.58%) Robot Framework
General
1 72 (9.47%) Finance
2 29 (3.82%) Games
3 25 (3.29%) Marketing
4 24 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.76%) Retail
6 19 (2.50%) Publishing
7 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.45%) Electronics
9 10 (1.32%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Military
10 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 338 (44.47%) Developer
2 84 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (10.92%) Architect
4 75 (9.87%) Java Developer
5 73 (9.61%) Senior Developer
6 61 (8.03%) Software Engineer
7 35 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 32 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 31 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 30 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (3.68%) PHP Developer
12 27 (3.55%) Java Architect
12 27 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (3.16%) J2EE Architect
13 24 (3.16%) Java/J2EE Architect
14 22 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
15 21 (2.76%) Tester
16 20 (2.63%) Support Engineer
16 20 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (21.97%) HTML
2 139 (18.29%) CSS
3 108 (14.21%) AngularJS
4 103 (13.55%) React
5 86 (11.32%) J2EE
6 81 (10.66%) Spring
7 76 (10.00%) Web Services
8 72 (9.47%) XML
9 66 (8.68%) .NET
10 63 (8.29%) REST
11 58 (7.63%) Hibernate
12 55 (7.24%) jQuery
13 54 (7.11%) Kafka
14 49 (6.45%) RESTful
15 47 (6.18%) HTML5
16 39 (5.13%) LAMP
17 38 (5.00%) JSP
18 35 (4.61%) Struts
19 34 (4.47%) Backbone.js
19 34 (4.47%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
2 42 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (5.00%) User Experience
4 35 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.21%) Public Cloud
6 31 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (2.50%) Cloud Native
10 13 (1.71%) Blog
11 12 (1.58%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.79%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.66%) Social Media
15 5 (0.66%) Tandem
16 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (0.53%) Device Driver
17 3 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 233 (30.66%) Linux
2 108 (14.21%) Windows
3 57 (7.50%) Android
4 42 (5.53%) Apple iOS
5 38 (5.00%) Unix
6 32 (4.21%) CentOS
7 28 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.84%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.45%) Debian
11 7 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.66%) zOS
14 4 (0.53%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (23.82%) TDD
3 174 (22.89%) DevOps
4 141 (18.55%) Software Engineering
5 139 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (16.58%) Scrum
7 104 (13.68%) BDD
8 99 (13.03%) Test Automation
9 98 (12.89%) Mentoring
9 98 (12.89%) OO
10 81 (10.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 72 (9.47%) Configuration Management
12 71 (9.34%) Microservices
13 68 (8.95%) Web Development
14 55 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (6.45%) Software Architecture
16 45 (5.92%) Coaching
17 43 (5.66%) SOA
18 40 (5.26%) Kanban
19 39 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (38.55%) Java
2 285 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 278 (36.58%) Python
4 193 (25.39%) SQL
5 122 (16.05%) Ruby
6 110 (14.47%) PHP
7 89 (11.71%) C#
8 75 (9.87%) Bash Shell
9 73 (9.61%) Go
10 50 (6.58%) C++
11 48 (6.32%) C
12 42 (5.53%) Perl
12 42 (5.53%) PowerShell
13 36 (4.74%) Java 8
14 32 (4.21%) Scala
15 21 (2.76%) VB.NET
16 16 (2.11%) R
17 14 (1.84%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 98 (12.89%) Degree
2 90 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.97%) MCSD
7 15 (1.97%) MCSE
8 11 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.79%) ISEB
9 6 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.79%) PhD
9 6 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.39%) CISSP
11 3 (0.39%) OSCP
11 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.26%) GIAC
12 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.74%) QA
2 12 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.53%) GDPR
4 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.39%) WCAG
6 2 (0.26%) GCP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (18.42%) Docker
2 54 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.34%) vSphere
4 27 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.37%) Active Directory
6 16 (2.11%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.05%) Xen
8 7 (0.92%) KVM
9 4 (0.53%) Firmware
9 4 (0.53%) XenServer
10 3 (0.39%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 110 (14.47%) Ansible
2 103 (13.55%) Puppet
3 98 (12.89%) Kubernetes
4 57 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (6.32%) Terraform
6 40 (5.26%) logstash
7 24 (3.16%) Rancher
8 20 (2.63%) Kibana
8 20 (2.63%) Nagios
8 20 (2.63%) Packer
9 12 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (1.45%) Grafana
10 11 (1.45%) Salt
11 10 (1.32%) Consul
12 7 (0.92%) Cacti
12 7 (0.92%) Icinga
13 6 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.79%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.79%) SCCM
13 6 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (12.11%) VMware
2 91 (11.97%) Oracle
3 65 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.08%) SaltStack
5 19 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.24%) Google
8 14 (1.84%) SAP
9 13 (1.71%) New Relic
10 11 (1.45%) IBM
11 9 (1.18%) Cadence
12 8 (1.05%) Veeam
13 7 (0.92%) Capita
14 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.66%) BEA
15 5 (0.66%) Cisco
15 5 (0.66%) Sophos
15 5 (0.66%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.66%) Unisys
15 5 (0.66%) webMethods