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

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 158 168
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 712 670 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.31% 2.11% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.41% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 556 549 738
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.30% +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 26,935 27,791 35,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.51% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,173 22,787 29,643
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -8 350 £45,000 -10.00% 77
Berkshire +32 211 £48,750 -2.50% 40
Hampshire +9 168 £42,500 +13.33% 27
Surrey -4 90 £52,500 - 22
Oxfordshire -46 77 £43,500 -23.35% 25
Buckinghamshire +16 65 £40,000 -11.11% 12
West Sussex +20 39 £47,500 -20.83% 5
East Sussex 0 36 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Kent +18 23 £37,500 -11.76% 4
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 322 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (42.42%) Linux
3 256 (35.96%) Java
4 231 (32.44%) JavaScript
5 186 (26.12%) Python
6 174 (24.44%) HTML
7 168 (23.60%) TDD
8 163 (22.89%) Degree
9 144 (20.22%) CSS
10 135 (18.96%) Test Automation
11 134 (18.82%) Scrum
11 134 (18.82%) Computer Science
12 132 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
12 132 (18.54%) DevOps
13 119 (16.71%) Ruby
14 109 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (15.17%) C#
16 107 (15.03%) SQL
17 102 (14.33%) Computer Science Degree
18 100 (14.04%) AngularJS
19 98 (13.76%) BDD
20 92 (12.92%) Puppet
21 90 (12.64%) Software Engineering
22 89 (12.50%) PHP
23 87 (12.22%) Docker
24 85 (11.94%) MySQL
25 84 (11.80%) .NET
26 82 (11.52%) Ansible
27 80 (11.24%) Git (software)
28 77 (10.81%) 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 62 (8.71%) Apache
2 37 (5.20%) OpenStack
3 29 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (3.37%) CMS
5 20 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.81%) JBoss
6 19 (2.67%) Drupal
7 18 (2.53%) nginx
8 17 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.25%) WordPress
10 15 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.83%) Confluence
12 12 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.69%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.70%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Magento
1 5 (0.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.62%) SaaS
4 34 (4.78%) GitHub
5 20 (2.81%) npm
6 18 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.39%) Amazon S3
7 17 (2.39%) PaaS
8 11 (1.54%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.40%) IaaS
10 9 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.26%) Office 365
11 7 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.84%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.70%) Route 53
13 5 (0.70%) Serverless
13 5 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.41%) Firewall
2 53 (7.44%) WAN
3 45 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 41 (5.76%) VoIP
5 37 (5.20%) Wireshark
6 29 (4.07%) RTP
7 28 (3.93%) Internet
8 24 (3.37%) LAN
9 20 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (2.11%) VPN
11 14 (1.97%) HTTP
12 13 (1.83%) DNS
13 11 (1.54%) SSL
14 8 (1.12%) tcpdump
15 6 (0.84%) DHCP
15 6 (0.84%) Intranet
16 5 (0.70%) FTP
16 5 (0.70%) SNMP
17 4 (0.56%) RIP
17 4 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.94%) MySQL
2 62 (8.71%) Big Data
3 61 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 42 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.48%) SQL Server
7 30 (4.21%) RDBMS
8 24 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.95%) Redis
10 18 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.83%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.84%) HBase
14 6 (0.84%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.84%) Pentaho
15 5 (0.70%) DB2
15 5 (0.70%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.56%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 80 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 73 (10.25%) Jenkins
3 68 (9.55%) WebDriver
4 62 (8.71%) JIRA
5 57 (8.01%) Selenium
6 37 (5.20%) JMeter
7 32 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 32 (4.49%) JUnit
8 29 (4.07%) Subversion
9 26 (3.65%) Maven
10 24 (3.37%) SoapUI
11 22 (3.09%) IntelliJ
11 22 (3.09%) Protractor
12 21 (2.95%) Eclipse
13 20 (2.81%) gulp
14 19 (2.67%) webpack
15 16 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
16 15 (2.11%) Jasmine
16 15 (2.11%) Visual Studio
17 14 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (7.16%) Finance
2 46 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.93%) Publishing
4 21 (2.95%) Digital Economy
5 16 (2.25%) Banking
6 15 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.40%) Games
7 10 (1.40%) Marketing
8 9 (1.26%) Electronics
8 9 (1.26%) Retail
9 7 (0.98%) Law
10 4 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Hindi Language
11 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 228 (32.02%) Developer
2 56 (7.87%) Analyst
3 51 (7.16%) Architect
4 49 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 43 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (5.48%) Tester
7 37 (5.20%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 36 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 30 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (4.07%) Security Analyst
13 28 (3.93%) Software Developer
14 26 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
14 26 (3.65%) Senior Developer
15 24 (3.37%) Software Tester
16 23 (3.23%) Automation Tester
16 23 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 23 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (24.44%) HTML
2 144 (20.22%) CSS
3 100 (14.04%) AngularJS
4 84 (11.80%) .NET
5 77 (10.81%) HTML5
5 77 (10.81%) Web Services
6 64 (8.99%) React
7 56 (7.87%) Spring
8 54 (7.58%) REST
9 53 (7.44%) jQuery
10 45 (6.32%) Middleware
11 38 (5.34%) XML
12 36 (5.06%) CSS3
12 36 (5.06%) Node.js
13 35 (4.92%) Hibernate
14 34 (4.78%) Ruby on Rails
15 29 (4.07%) Sass
16 28 (3.93%) RESTful
17 27 (3.79%) JSON
17 27 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (18.82%) Computer Science
2 71 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.04%) Data Centre
4 42 (5.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 40 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (5.48%) Mobile App
7 29 (4.07%) Client/Server
7 29 (4.07%) User Experience
8 28 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (3.79%) Algorithms
10 26 (3.65%) Blog
11 20 (2.81%) Public Cloud
12 18 (2.53%) Cyberattack
13 13 (1.83%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 12 (1.69%) Social Media
15 11 (1.54%) Fintech
16 9 (1.26%) Graphic Design
16 9 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 302 (42.42%) Linux
2 72 (10.11%) Unix
3 58 (8.15%) CentOS
4 54 (7.58%) Windows
5 21 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.12%) FreeBSD
9 7 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.84%) Android
10 6 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.70%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (23.60%) TDD
3 135 (18.96%) Test Automation
4 134 (18.82%) Scrum
5 132 (18.54%) DevOps
6 109 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (13.76%) BDD
8 90 (12.64%) Software Engineering
9 66 (9.27%) Microservices
10 63 (8.85%) Configuration Management
11 58 (8.15%) Front End Development
12 56 (7.87%) OO
13 54 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 54 (7.58%) User Stories
14 51 (7.16%) Web Development
15 42 (5.90%) Security Operations
16 41 (5.76%) Malware Analysis
16 41 (5.76%) Mentoring
17 38 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 256 (35.96%) Java
2 231 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 186 (26.12%) Python
4 119 (16.71%) Ruby
5 108 (15.17%) C#
6 107 (15.03%) SQL
7 89 (12.50%) PHP
8 76 (10.67%) PowerShell
9 74 (10.39%) Bash Shell
10 51 (7.16%) C++
11 48 (6.74%) Scala
12 46 (6.46%) Perl
13 43 (6.04%) Shell Script
14 29 (4.07%) C
14 29 (4.07%) Lua
15 27 (3.79%) Go
16 23 (3.23%) ES6
17 13 (1.83%) ES7
18 11 (1.54%) TypeScript
19 9 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 163 (22.89%) Degree
2 102 (14.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (6.88%) Security Cleared
4 41 (5.76%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.93%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.53%) MCSD
6 18 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.69%) GIAC
7 12 (1.69%) MCSE
8 10 (1.40%) CISSP
9 9 (1.26%) SANS
10 8 (1.12%) CCNA
10 8 (1.12%) CCSA
10 8 (1.12%) CISA
10 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.12%) CISM
10 8 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.98%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.84%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.72%) QA
2 18 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.26%) SSAE 16
4 8 (1.12%) WCAG
5 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (12.22%) Docker
2 42 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.07%) Kamailio
4 23 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.69%) Xen
6 8 (1.12%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.98%) Firmware
8 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.42%) KVM
10 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.28%) HDFS
10 2 (0.28%) NFS
10 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 92 (12.92%) Puppet
2 82 (11.52%) Ansible
3 60 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.90%) Kubernetes
5 20 (2.81%) Terraform
6 11 (1.54%) Nagios
7 9 (1.26%) logstash
8 8 (1.12%) Juniper STRM
8 8 (1.12%) Kibana
8 8 (1.12%) QRadar
8 8 (1.12%) RSA enVision
8 8 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
9 6 (0.84%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.70%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.56%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.56%) Salt
12 3 (0.42%) Grafana
13 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 73 (10.25%) Oracle
2 68 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.04%) VMware
4 35 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.07%) Sophos
6 27 (3.79%) Google
7 24 (3.37%) IBM
8 17 (2.39%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.97%) Twitter
10 12 (1.69%) HP
11 11 (1.54%) SaltStack
12 10 (1.40%) Cisco
12 10 (1.40%) Ivanti
12 10 (1.40%) Juniper
12 10 (1.40%) SAP
13 8 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.12%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.12%) LogRhythm
13 8 (1.12%) Sun
14 7 (0.98%) Splunk