Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 138 119
Rank change year-on-year -29 -19 +57
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 172 621 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 2.36% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.59% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 139 477 602
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,931 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 10,144 23,979 26,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.30% 91.15% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,178 19,283 22,145
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,350
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +15 87 £62,500 +13.64% 11
Berkshire +31 55 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Hampshire -25 54 £52,500 +20.69% 9
Surrey +43 17 £67,500 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +26 17 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +10 15 £46,250 +2.78% 2
West Sussex +38 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East Sussex -36 6 £55,000 +15.79%
M4 Corridor - 1 £37,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 68 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.47%) DevOps
3 52 (30.23%) Linux
4 47 (27.33%) Java
5 45 (26.16%) Python
6 43 (25.00%) Azure
7 38 (22.09%) AWS
8 37 (21.51%) Microsoft
8 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
9 36 (20.93%) Git (software)
10 33 (19.19%) Software Engineering
11 32 (18.60%) SQL
12 31 (18.02%) Degree
13 30 (17.44%) TDD
13 30 (17.44%) Information Security
14 29 (16.86%) Jenkins
15 25 (14.53%) Security Cleared
15 25 (14.53%) Big Data
15 25 (14.53%) HTML
16 23 (13.37%) C#
16 23 (13.37%) C++
17 22 (12.79%) JIRA
17 22 (12.79%) Docker
18 21 (12.21%) Test Automation
18 21 (12.21%) OO
19 20 (11.63%) C
19 20 (11.63%) .NET
20 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
21 18 (10.47%) MongoDB
21 18 (10.47%) QA

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 17 (9.88%) Apache
2 12 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.98%) Confluence
3 10 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.65%) WildFly
5 7 (4.07%) Apache Pig
5 7 (4.07%) nginx
6 6 (3.49%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.91%) IIS
8 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.74%) JBoss
10 2 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.16%) Headless CMS
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.00%) Azure
2 38 (22.09%) AWS
3 13 (7.56%) SaaS
4 12 (6.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (5.81%) Serverless
6 9 (5.23%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.23%) GitHub
7 8 (4.65%) IaaS
7 8 (4.65%) PaaS
8 7 (4.07%) Azure Functions
8 7 (4.07%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (4.07%) Power Platform
8 7 (4.07%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.33%) GCP
10 3 (1.74%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.74%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.16%) Firebase
12 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) Internet
2 10 (5.81%) DNS
3 6 (3.49%) Firewall
4 4 (2.33%) 5G
4 4 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.33%) Wireless
5 3 (1.74%) HTTP
5 3 (1.74%) Network Security
5 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.74%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.74%) VoIP
5 3 (1.74%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.16%) Skype
6 2 (1.16%) SSH
6 2 (1.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.58%) DSL
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) Big Data
2 18 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 17 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (6.98%) Cosmos DB
4 12 (6.98%) Data Lake
4 12 (6.98%) Geospatial Data
4 12 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.98%) MySQL
4 12 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.07%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.07%) Impala
7 7 (4.07%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.86%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.79%) JIRA
4 11 (6.40%) Selenium
5 7 (4.07%) Subversion
6 6 (3.49%) Gatling
7 5 (2.91%) JMeter
7 5 (2.91%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.91%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.33%) ProC
9 3 (1.74%) JUnit
9 3 (1.74%) Maven
9 3 (1.74%) Mockito
10 2 (1.16%) Ant
10 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.16%) IDA Disassembler
10 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.58%) Robot Framework
General
1 12 (6.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Banking
3 9 (5.23%) Legal
4 8 (4.65%) Military
5 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.91%) Law
7 3 (1.74%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Publishing
7 3 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (23.26%) Developer
2 19 (11.05%) Architect
3 15 (8.72%) Tester
4 14 (8.14%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Python Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Azure Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Security Specialist
9 7 (4.07%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Cloud Specialist
10 6 (3.49%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Linux Developer
10 6 (3.49%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Security Architect
11 5 (2.91%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.53%) HTML
2 20 (11.63%) .NET
3 16 (9.30%) Spring
3 16 (9.30%) Web Services
4 13 (7.56%) AngularJS
4 13 (7.56%) CSS
4 13 (7.56%) jQuery
5 10 (5.81%) Apache NiFi
5 10 (5.81%) HTML5
5 10 (5.81%) Kafka
5 10 (5.81%) React
6 9 (5.23%) Node.js
7 7 (4.07%) Django
7 7 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.49%) .NET Core
8 6 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.49%) OpenGL
8 6 (3.49%) REST
8 6 (3.49%) RESTful
9 5 (2.91%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.56%) Cloud Native
2 9 (5.23%) GPGPU
3 8 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.49%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.91%) Clustering
5 5 (2.91%) PKI
5 5 (2.91%) User Experience
6 4 (2.33%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.33%) SIMD
7 3 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.74%) Robotics
7 3 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.23%) Linux
2 15 (8.72%) Windows
3 11 (6.40%) Unix
4 8 (4.65%) Android
4 8 (4.65%) CentOS
5 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.74%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.47%) DevOps
3 33 (19.19%) Software Engineering
4 30 (17.44%) Information Security
4 30 (17.44%) TDD
5 21 (12.21%) OO
5 21 (12.21%) Test Automation
6 17 (9.88%) Computer Science
7 16 (9.30%) ETL
7 16 (9.30%) Microservices
8 15 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.56%) Analytics
10 13 (7.56%) Coaching
10 13 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (6.98%) Business Analytics
11 12 (6.98%) Data Analytics
11 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.33%) Java
2 45 (26.16%) Python
3 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.60%) SQL
5 23 (13.37%) C#
5 23 (13.37%) C++
6 20 (11.63%) C
7 10 (5.81%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.23%) Scala
9 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.07%) R
11 5 (2.91%) Clojure
11 5 (2.91%) PHP
12 4 (2.33%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.33%) Perl
12 4 (2.33%) Ruby
12 4 (2.33%) Rust
13 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.74%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.16%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.02%) Degree
2 25 (14.53%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.14%) ISEB
5 9 (5.23%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.23%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.16%) CEH
7 2 (1.16%) CISA
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.16%) GIAC
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.16%) OSCE
7 2 (1.16%) OSCP
8 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.47%) QA
2 11 (6.40%) GDPR
2 11 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.81%) NIST
4 8 (4.65%) NIST 800
5 3 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.79%) Docker
2 7 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.33%) Firmware
4 4 (2.33%) LXC
5 2 (1.16%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.58%) Ceph
6 1 (0.58%) Gluster
6 1 (0.58%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (10.47%) Terraform
2 15 (8.72%) Ansible
3 12 (6.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.49%) Puppet
5 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.91%) Kibana
6 4 (2.33%) Grafana
6 4 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.16%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.16%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.16%) OpenNebula
7 2 (1.16%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.58%) Ambari
8 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.58%) Packer
8 1 (0.58%) SELinux
8 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.88%) Oracle
3 12 (6.98%) Databricks
4 11 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.07%) HP
5 7 (4.07%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.07%) Remedy
6 6 (3.49%) Splunk
7 5 (2.91%) Progress
8 4 (2.33%) CA
8 4 (2.33%) Google
8 4 (2.33%) Intel
8 4 (2.33%) Thales
9 3 (1.74%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.74%) Sun
10 2 (1.16%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.16%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.16%) Qualys
10 2 (1.16%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.16%) VMware