Period
to 20 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 123 98
Rank change year-on-year +36 -25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 125 237 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.73% 2.47% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 2.71% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 131 213 296
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,866 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,059 8,735 9,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.37% 91.03% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,490 6,971 7,728
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,050
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.86% +4.10%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in the South West.

Salary trend for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Gloucestershire +37 49 £50,000 +3.09% 3
Wiltshire +36 24 £41,135 -36.72% 6
Somerset +24 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bristol +51 19 £45,000 -21.48% 8
Dorset +35 6 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Devon +16 5 £57,500 - 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 68 (54.40%) Docker
2 61 (48.80%) Linux
3 60 (48.00%) Python
4 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (45.60%) AWS
5 53 (42.40%) Java
5 53 (42.40%) DevOps
6 41 (32.80%) JavaScript
7 39 (31.20%) Software Engineering
7 39 (31.20%) Security Cleared
8 33 (26.40%) Terraform
9 32 (25.60%) Mentoring
10 31 (24.80%) Ansible
10 31 (24.80%) Scrum
11 30 (24.00%) DV Cleared
11 30 (24.00%) Jenkins
12 28 (22.40%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (22.40%) C++
12 28 (22.40%) Microservices
12 28 (22.40%) Kubernetes
13 27 (21.60%) C
14 26 (20.80%) Red Hat
14 26 (20.80%) CentOS
14 26 (20.80%) Azure
14 26 (20.80%) Technical Leadership
14 26 (20.80%) Apache NiFi
15 25 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (19.20%) SaaS
16 24 (19.20%) JIRA
17 23 (18.40%) Confluence

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (18.40%) Confluence
2 5 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Drupal
3 3 (2.40%) WordPress
4 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.60%) Camunda
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.80%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (45.60%) AWS
2 26 (20.80%) Azure
3 24 (19.20%) SaaS
4 16 (12.80%) PaaS
5 13 (10.40%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (10.40%) Serverless
6 12 (9.60%) Amazon S3
6 12 (9.60%) IaaS
7 10 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (8.00%) OpenShift
8 7 (5.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (4.80%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (4.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (4.80%) AWS Fargate
9 6 (4.80%) Route 53
9 6 (4.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (3.20%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (3.20%) GitHub
11 4 (3.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) VPN
2 6 (4.80%) Internet
3 5 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (2.40%) Firewall
4 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.80%) GPON
5 1 (0.80%) NGN
5 1 (0.80%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) Big Data
2 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.80%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.80%) MySQL
4 10 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.80%) CouchDB
6 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (4.00%) MS Access
8 4 (3.20%) CockroachDB
9 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.40%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.60%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.60%) Power BI
11 1 (0.80%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.20%) JIRA
3 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.00%) GitLab
5 9 (7.20%) Bitbucket Server
6 8 (6.40%) SonarQube
7 7 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.80%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.80%) JUnit
8 6 (4.80%) Mockito
8 6 (4.80%) Vagrant
9 5 (4.00%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.40%) EasyMock
10 3 (2.40%) Maven
11 2 (1.60%) Ant
11 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.60%) Gradle
12 1 (0.80%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 9 (7.20%) Legal
2 6 (4.80%) Marketing
3 5 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.20%) Finance
5 3 (2.40%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Military
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Architect
4 14 (11.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Java Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (8.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.20%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.20%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (4.80%) Lead Software Engineer
13 5 (4.00%) AWS Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 4 (3.20%) Analytics Consultant
14 4 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) Apache NiFi
2 21 (16.80%) React
3 18 (14.40%) Node.js
4 17 (13.60%) HTML
5 14 (11.20%) CSS
5 14 (11.20%) Kafka
6 11 (8.80%) HTML5
7 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.40%) React Native
7 8 (6.40%) Spring
8 7 (5.60%) Vue.js
9 6 (4.80%) CSS3
9 6 (4.80%) JSON
9 6 (4.80%) RESTful
10 5 (4.00%) .NET
10 5 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (3.20%) Flask
11 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.20%) Spring Boot
12 3 (2.40%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Cloud Native
2 11 (8.80%) PKI
3 9 (7.20%) Cyberattack
4 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) User Experience
6 4 (3.20%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) Social Media
7 3 (2.40%) Wiki
8 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.80%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.80%) Linux
2 26 (20.80%) CentOS
3 25 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.60%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.60%) Unix
5 6 (4.80%) CoreOS
5 6 (4.80%) Debian
6 5 (4.00%) Android
7 3 (2.40%) Windows
8 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.40%) DevOps
3 39 (31.20%) Software Engineering
4 32 (25.60%) Mentoring
5 31 (24.80%) Scrum
6 28 (22.40%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (22.40%) Microservices
7 26 (20.80%) Technical Leadership
8 22 (17.60%) OO
9 21 (16.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 20 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
11 18 (14.40%) Data Science
11 18 (14.40%) Machine Learning
12 17 (13.60%) Analytics
13 16 (12.80%) Coaching
13 16 (12.80%) High Availability
14 15 (12.00%) Line Management
14 15 (12.00%) OOD
14 15 (12.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) Python
2 53 (42.40%) Java
3 41 (32.80%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.40%) C++
5 27 (21.60%) C
6 22 (17.60%) SQL
7 15 (12.00%) Bash Shell
8 14 (11.20%) Ruby
9 9 (7.20%) Go
10 8 (6.40%) PHP
10 8 (6.40%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.80%) C#
11 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
12 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (4.00%) VB
13 4 (3.20%) Perl
14 2 (1.60%) Java 8
14 2 (1.60%) R
15 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (31.20%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) Degree
4 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (12.00%) NIST
1 15 (12.00%) NIST 800
2 12 (9.60%) NCSC
3 5 (4.00%) GDPR
4 3 (2.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 68 (54.40%) Docker
2 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.80%) Ceph
4 6 (4.80%) GlusterFS
4 6 (4.80%) VirtualBox
4 6 (4.80%) Xen
5 2 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.60%) LXC
5 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.80%) KVM
6 1 (0.80%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (26.40%) Terraform
2 31 (24.80%) Ansible
3 28 (22.40%) Kubernetes
4 10 (8.00%) Nagios
5 6 (4.80%) Proxmox
6 5 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.20%) Istio
7 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.20%) Puppet
8 3 (2.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.60%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.80%) Grafana
10 1 (0.80%) Rancher
10 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.60%) Google
4 10 (8.00%) VMware
5 6 (4.80%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.80%) New Relic
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 6 (4.80%) Splunk
6 5 (4.00%) Talend
7 4 (3.20%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.60%) SAP
9 2 (1.60%) Tableau
10 1 (0.80%) CA