Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 163 186
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 643 616 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 2.13% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.39% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 478 517 531
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 26,160 25,815 31,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.77% 89.46% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21,588 21,272 26,137
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -6 251 £55,000 +22.22% 39
Hampshire +35 184 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Berkshire -6 143 £55,000 +15.79% 25
East Sussex +11 106 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 72 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Surrey -6 60 £57,500 +4.55% 18
West Sussex +2 37 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Oxfordshire -21 35 £56,250 +25.00% 7
Kent +2 4 £57,500 +61.97% 2
Middlesex +11 1 - -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 332 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (44.17%) Java
3 250 (38.88%) JavaScript
4 246 (38.26%) Python
5 212 (32.97%) Linux
6 197 (30.64%) SQL
7 169 (26.28%) DevOps
8 164 (25.51%) TDD
9 157 (24.42%) Git (software)
10 153 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
10 153 (23.79%) HTML
11 131 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
12 130 (20.22%) Docker
13 127 (19.75%) CSS
14 118 (18.35%) Software Engineering
15 116 (18.04%) Ruby
16 115 (17.88%) AngularJS
17 109 (16.95%) OO
17 109 (16.95%) Scrum
18 101 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 100 (15.55%) Jenkins
20 99 (15.40%) React
21 97 (15.09%) Windows
22 96 (14.93%) Ansible
23 95 (14.77%) Degree
24 94 (14.62%) C#
25 92 (14.31%) Kubernetes
26 91 (14.15%) Puppet
26 91 (14.15%) Test Automation
27 87 (13.53%) Continuous Delivery

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 66 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (9.95%) Apache
3 43 (6.69%) Apache Spark
4 24 (3.73%) Confluence
5 18 (2.80%) CMS
6 15 (2.33%) CloudStack
6 15 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.18%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.71%) Jupyter
9 10 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (1.56%) JBoss
9 10 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.24%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.24%) WordPress
12 7 (1.09%) nginx
13 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.62%) Drupal
14 4 (0.62%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 153 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.38%) GitHub
4 19 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.95%) SaaS
5 16 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.49%) Serverless
6 13 (2.02%) PaaS
7 12 (1.87%) TestFlight
8 11 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.71%) IaaS
9 9 (1.40%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (1.24%) npm
11 7 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.09%) Office 365
12 6 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.53%) TCP/IP
2 35 (5.44%) HTTP
3 20 (3.11%) VLAN
4 16 (2.49%) Firewall
4 16 (2.49%) Internet
5 14 (2.18%) DAB
6 13 (2.02%) WAN
7 11 (1.71%) SSH
8 9 (1.40%) LAN
8 9 (1.40%) SAN
9 8 (1.24%) DNS
10 6 (0.93%) DHCP
10 6 (0.93%) Wireless
11 5 (0.78%) SNMP
11 5 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.78%) WPA
12 4 (0.62%) 3G
12 4 (0.62%) Network Security
12 4 (0.62%) VPN
12 4 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.58%) MySQL
2 64 (9.95%) Big Data
3 58 (9.02%) MongoDB
4 55 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 55 (8.55%) SQL Server
5 53 (8.24%) Hadoop
6 51 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (6.07%) Relational Database
8 29 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.58%) Neo4j
10 22 (3.42%) Redis
11 21 (3.27%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.95%) MariaDB
13 18 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.33%) Apache Hive
15 14 (2.18%) Couchbase
16 8 (1.24%) Data Lake
17 7 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.09%) DB2
17 7 (1.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 157 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 100 (15.55%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.55%) JIRA
4 40 (6.22%) Subversion
5 36 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (5.60%) GitLab
5 36 (5.60%) Selenium
6 34 (5.29%) Cucumber
7 32 (4.98%) Vagrant
8 26 (4.04%) Bitbucket
9 25 (3.89%) Eclipse
10 22 (3.42%) Android Studio
11 20 (3.11%) WebDriver
12 19 (2.95%) git-flow
12 19 (2.95%) Xcode
13 17 (2.64%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.33%) JUnit
15 14 (2.18%) Hudson
15 14 (2.18%) Robot Framework
15 14 (2.18%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (12.44%) Finance
2 40 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.44%) Marketing
4 25 (3.89%) Electronics
5 24 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.27%) Retail
7 18 (2.80%) Games
8 12 (1.87%) Law
9 8 (1.24%) Publishing
10 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Military
11 3 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.16%) Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (44.01%) Developer
2 79 (12.29%) Architect
3 67 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 64 (9.95%) Java Developer
5 63 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 49 (7.62%) Software Engineer
7 29 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 29 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 28 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (4.20%) Android Developer
10 25 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (3.27%) Software Developer
12 18 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (2.64%) C# Developer
14 16 (2.49%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (2.33%) Administrator
15 15 (2.33%) J2EE Architect
15 15 (2.33%) Java Architect
15 15 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
15 15 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (23.79%) HTML
2 127 (19.75%) CSS
3 115 (17.88%) AngularJS
4 99 (15.40%) React
5 76 (11.82%) Spring
6 75 (11.66%) J2EE
7 68 (10.58%) .NET
8 66 (10.26%) RESTful
9 65 (10.11%) REST
9 65 (10.11%) XML
10 64 (9.95%) Web Services
11 59 (9.18%) HTML5
12 56 (8.71%) Hibernate
13 50 (7.78%) Vue.js
14 45 (7.00%) Node.js
15 43 (6.69%) Kafka
16 40 (6.22%) jQuery
17 38 (5.91%) JSON
18 33 (5.13%) CSS3
18 33 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.53%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (5.44%) User Experience
4 34 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.04%) Public Cloud
7 24 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (3.58%) Mobile App
9 21 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.40%) Replication
12 7 (1.09%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.09%) Industry 4.0
12 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
15 4 (0.62%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.62%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 212 (32.97%) Linux
2 97 (15.09%) Windows
3 59 (9.18%) Android
4 45 (7.00%) Apple iOS
5 37 (5.75%) Unix
6 33 (5.13%) CentOS
7 25 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.42%) Ubuntu
9 13 (2.02%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.40%) Debian
11 9 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.47%) zOS
14 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (26.28%) DevOps
3 164 (25.51%) TDD
4 131 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (18.35%) Software Engineering
6 109 (16.95%) OO
6 109 (16.95%) Scrum
7 91 (14.15%) Test Automation
8 87 (13.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 80 (12.44%) Mentoring
10 75 (11.66%) BDD
11 74 (11.51%) Microservices
12 64 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (8.71%) Configuration Management
14 44 (6.84%) Web Development
15 41 (6.38%) Coaching
16 40 (6.22%) SOA
17 38 (5.91%) Analytics
17 38 (5.91%) Software Architecture
17 38 (5.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 284 (44.17%) Java
2 250 (38.88%) JavaScript
3 246 (38.26%) Python
4 197 (30.64%) SQL
5 116 (18.04%) Ruby
6 94 (14.62%) C#
7 74 (11.51%) Go
8 73 (11.35%) PHP
9 63 (9.80%) Bash Shell
10 53 (8.24%) C++
11 43 (6.69%) Perl
12 42 (6.53%) PowerShell
13 37 (5.75%) C
14 31 (4.82%) Java 8
15 29 (4.51%) Scala
16 17 (2.64%) Apple Swift
16 17 (2.64%) Shell Script
17 16 (2.49%) VB.NET
18 13 (2.02%) Objective-C
19 10 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (14.77%) Degree
2 79 (12.29%) Security Cleared
3 52 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 28 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (1.40%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.24%) CISSP
10 7 (1.09%) MCSD
10 7 (1.09%) MCSE
11 5 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.78%) MCP
12 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.47%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.47%) ISEB
13 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.47%) RHCE
13 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.49%) QA
2 13 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.47%) WCAG
7 2 (0.31%) GDPR
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 130 (20.22%) Docker
2 39 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.67%) vSphere
4 20 (3.11%) VirtualBox
5 14 (2.18%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.71%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.93%) Xen
8 5 (0.78%) HDFS
8 5 (0.78%) KVM
9 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.62%) Varnish
9 4 (0.62%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.62%) XenServer
10 2 (0.31%) Postfix
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 96 (14.93%) Ansible
2 92 (14.31%) Kubernetes
3 91 (14.15%) Puppet
4 54 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (6.69%) Terraform
6 34 (5.29%) logstash
7 27 (4.20%) Kibana
8 21 (3.27%) Nagios
8 21 (3.27%) Salt
9 19 (2.95%) Rancher
10 15 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (2.18%) Packer
12 13 (2.02%) Grafana
13 11 (1.71%) Consul
13 11 (1.71%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.93%) Icinga
14 6 (0.93%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.78%) Cacti
15 5 (0.78%) Graphite
16 4 (0.62%) Oozie
Vendors
1 69 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.11%) Oracle
3 63 (9.80%) VMware
4 32 (4.98%) SAP
5 26 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.49%) SaltStack
7 14 (2.18%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.18%) Google
8 13 (2.02%) New Relic
9 9 (1.40%) Cadence
10 7 (1.09%) webMethods
11 6 (0.93%) Tableau
11 6 (0.93%) Unisys
12 5 (0.78%) Cisco
12 5 (0.78%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.78%) RapidMiner
12 5 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.78%) Sophos
12 5 (0.78%) Veeam
13 4 (0.62%) MicroStrategy