Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 109 128
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 348 319 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.36% 2.91% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.28% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 288 275 242
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,925 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +6.00%

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 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 9265 9722 10568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.53% 88.81% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7634 8094 8868
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,075
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 West

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Bristol -19 155 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Somerset +10 68 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Wiltshire +3 41 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Devon +34 23 £36,000 -12.73%
Dorset -21 19 £31,000 -17.33%
Cornwall - 19 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire +17 17 £37,500 -21.05%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 224 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (44.83%) Java
3 145 (41.67%) Linux
4 123 (35.34%) JavaScript
5 109 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (31.03%) Degree
6 108 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 82 (23.56%) SQL
8 80 (22.99%) Python
9 79 (22.70%) .NET
9 79 (22.70%) HTML
10 73 (20.98%) DevOps
11 71 (20.40%) Scrum
11 71 (20.40%) SDLC
12 70 (20.11%) Computer Science
13 69 (19.83%) Git (software)
13 69 (19.83%) PHP
14 68 (19.54%) C#
14 68 (19.54%) Test Automation
15 66 (18.97%) Web Development
16 65 (18.68%) TDD
17 61 (17.53%) OO
18 55 (15.80%) AngularJS
19 54 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
20 53 (15.23%) CSS
21 49 (14.08%) Spring
22 48 (13.79%) HTML5
23 47 (13.51%) React
24 43 (12.36%) Electronics
24 43 (12.36%) Telecoms

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 18 (5.17%) Apache
2 16 (4.60%) OpenStack
2 16 (4.60%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.45%) Confluence
4 12 (3.45%) WordPress
5 11 (3.16%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.16%) CMS
5 11 (3.16%) Jetty
6 10 (2.87%) Alfresco
6 10 (2.87%) Joomla!
7 8 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (2.01%) nginx
9 5 (1.44%) JBoss
9 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.15%) Drupal
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.29%) CATIA
2 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.57%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.47%) GitHub
3 17 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (2.59%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.59%) PaaS
4 9 (2.59%) SaaS
5 8 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.72%) TestFlight
7 5 (1.44%) IaaS
8 4 (1.15%) Google Play
9 3 (0.86%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.86%) Office 365
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.57%) Route 53
10 2 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.20%) Internet
2 12 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (3.45%) Junos
3 7 (2.01%) MQTT
4 6 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.15%) Wireless
6 3 (0.86%) 3G
6 3 (0.86%) 4G
6 3 (0.86%) HTTP
7 2 (0.57%) AMQP
7 2 (0.57%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.57%) Firewall
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.57%) SSL
7 2 (0.57%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.29%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.77%) NoSQL
2 21 (6.03%) MongoDB
3 20 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.89%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.60%) Big Data
6 15 (4.31%) MySQL
7 14 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (2.59%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.44%) MS Access
11 4 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.15%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.86%) Impala
12 3 (0.86%) Presto
12 3 (0.86%) Redis
12 3 (0.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 69 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 40 (11.49%) Selenium
4 33 (9.48%) JIRA
5 28 (8.05%) JUnit
6 27 (7.76%) Subversion
7 25 (7.18%) Jasmine
8 19 (5.46%) JMeter
9 18 (5.17%) Protractor
10 17 (4.89%) Maven
10 17 (4.89%) TestNG
11 16 (4.60%) Cucumber
12 15 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (3.74%) Calabash
14 12 (3.45%) Appium
15 11 (3.16%) Bitbucket
16 9 (2.59%) SoapUI
17 7 (2.01%) Android Studio
17 7 (2.01%) Gradle
17 7 (2.01%) Mockito
General
1 43 (12.36%) Electronics
1 43 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 42 (12.07%) Finance
3 20 (5.75%) Marketing
4 19 (5.46%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.31%) Retail
6 8 (2.30%) Law
7 7 (2.01%) Banking
8 5 (1.44%) Automotive
9 4 (1.15%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 141 (40.52%) Developer
2 45 (12.93%) Software Engineer
3 43 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.20%) PHP Developer
5 31 (8.91%) Software Developer
6 30 (8.62%) Architect
7 27 (7.76%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (6.90%) Tester
9 23 (6.61%) Junior
10 22 (6.32%) Automation Tester
11 20 (5.75%) Java Engineer
12 17 (4.89%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (4.31%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.02%) C# Developer
14 14 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 13 (3.74%) Java Software Developer
16 12 (3.45%) Junior Developer
16 12 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.70%) .NET
1 79 (22.70%) HTML
2 55 (15.80%) AngularJS
3 53 (15.23%) CSS
4 49 (14.08%) Spring
5 48 (13.79%) HTML5
6 47 (13.51%) React
7 36 (10.34%) Web Services
8 34 (9.77%) Middleware
9 31 (8.91%) XML
10 27 (7.76%) Node.js
11 24 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (6.90%) REST
12 20 (5.75%) JSF
13 19 (5.46%) jQuery
14 18 (5.17%) Backbone.js
15 17 (4.89%) Sass
16 16 (4.60%) ASP.NET
16 16 (4.60%) Hibernate
16 16 (4.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.11%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.91%) User Experience
3 30 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 23 (6.61%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (3.74%) Private Cloud
8 12 (3.45%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.30%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.01%) Wiki
12 6 (1.72%) Clustering
12 6 (1.72%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.72%) Fintech
12 6 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 145 (41.67%) Linux
2 41 (11.78%) Unix
3 30 (8.62%) CentOS
4 26 (7.47%) Android
4 26 (7.47%) Windows
5 17 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.60%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
3 108 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 73 (20.98%) DevOps
5 71 (20.40%) Scrum
5 71 (20.40%) SDLC
6 68 (19.54%) Test Automation
7 66 (18.97%) Web Development
8 65 (18.68%) TDD
9 61 (17.53%) OO
10 42 (12.07%) Project Management
11 41 (11.78%) MVC
12 38 (10.92%) Microservices
13 31 (8.91%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (7.76%) E-Commerce
15 25 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (7.18%) OOP
16 24 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
16 24 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (44.83%) Java
2 123 (35.34%) JavaScript
3 82 (23.56%) SQL
4 80 (22.99%) Python
5 69 (19.83%) PHP
6 68 (19.54%) C#
7 33 (9.48%) C
8 31 (8.91%) C++
9 28 (8.05%) Ruby
10 23 (6.61%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.60%) Perl
12 14 (4.02%) Scala
13 11 (3.16%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.01%) Groovy
15 5 (1.44%) Delphi
15 5 (1.44%) Pascal
15 5 (1.44%) VBA
16 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.86%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 108 (31.03%) Degree
2 32 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.34%) QA
2 11 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.57%) COBIT
4 2 (0.57%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (12.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) GlusterFS
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) LXC
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (9.48%) Ansible
2 29 (8.33%) Puppet
3 28 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.45%) Juju
5 8 (2.30%) Nagios
6 6 (1.72%) HockeyApp
7 5 (1.44%) Salt
8 4 (1.15%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.57%) Icinga
9 2 (0.57%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.57%) Terraform
10 1 (0.29%) Munin
10 1 (0.29%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.29%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 28 (8.05%) Red Hat
2 21 (6.03%) SAP
3 20 (5.75%) Oracle
4 13 (3.74%) Adobe
4 13 (3.74%) Cisco
5 9 (2.59%) Zend
6 7 (2.01%) Apple
6 7 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.01%) Google
7 6 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.72%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.72%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.44%) IBM
9 3 (0.86%) Apigee
9 3 (0.86%) Tableau
10 2 (0.57%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.57%) Informatica
10 2 (0.57%) New Relic
10 2 (0.57%) VMware
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix