Period
to 22 July 2018

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

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +45
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 358 362 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.33% 3.44% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.75% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 289 333 349
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,100 £66,250 £67,500
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 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 9,774 9,641 9,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.56% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,033 7,964 8,281
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Bristol +6 172 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Gloucestershire +50 70 £46,000 +22.67% 1
Somerset +40 34 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Dorset -23 34 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Devon +13 27 £38,469 +13.69% 5
Wiltshire -45 13 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Cornwall -25 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 230 (64.25%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (46.37%) Linux
3 162 (45.25%) Java
4 137 (38.27%) Python
5 122 (34.08%) JavaScript
6 111 (31.01%) Scrum
7 107 (29.89%) Git (software)
8 104 (29.05%) Software Engineering
9 102 (28.49%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (25.70%) DevOps
11 91 (25.42%) MySQL
12 86 (24.02%) CSS
13 84 (23.46%) SQL
14 77 (21.51%) HTML
15 74 (20.67%) JIRA
16 71 (19.83%) C++
17 70 (19.55%) PHP
18 69 (19.27%) Apache
19 66 (18.44%) Degree
20 65 (18.16%) Security Cleared
21 64 (17.88%) Jenkins
21 64 (17.88%) C#
22 59 (16.48%) REST
23 58 (16.20%) Unix
24 57 (15.92%) Retail
25 56 (15.64%) SDLC
26 55 (15.36%) Spring
27 54 (15.08%) Internet
28 53 (14.80%) JUnit
29 52 (14.53%) C

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 69 (19.27%) Apache
2 33 (9.22%) Confluence
3 26 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (5.59%) Apache Solr
4 20 (5.59%) Apache Spark
5 19 (5.31%) OpenStack
6 18 (5.03%) Apache Pig
7 15 (4.19%) Alfresco
7 15 (4.19%) Joomla!
7 15 (4.19%) nginx
8 11 (3.07%) Drupal
9 10 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.51%) CMS
11 8 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 8 (2.23%) WordPress
12 4 (1.12%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.84%) JBoss
14 2 (0.56%) IIS
15 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.40%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.61%) GitHub
3 35 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.19%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (4.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.12%) SaaS
6 4 (1.12%) Slack
7 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.84%) IaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Office 365
7 3 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.56%) Google Play
8 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.08%) Internet
2 8 (2.23%) Wireshark
3 7 (1.96%) Extranet
4 6 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.12%) LAN
5 4 (1.12%) Network Security
6 3 (0.84%) DNS
6 3 (0.84%) Modbus
6 3 (0.84%) SSH
6 3 (0.84%) VPN
7 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.56%) Intranet
7 2 (0.56%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) 3G
8 1 (0.28%) 4G
8 1 (0.28%) HTTP
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) LTE
8 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (25.42%) MySQL
2 51 (14.25%) Big Data
3 35 (9.78%) MongoDB
4 27 (7.54%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.59%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.59%) Redis
8 19 (5.31%) Apache Hive
8 19 (5.31%) Blockchain
8 19 (5.31%) Power BI
9 15 (4.19%) Amazon Athena
9 15 (4.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (4.19%) BigQuery
9 15 (4.19%) Impala
9 15 (4.19%) Presto
9 15 (4.19%) Spotfire
10 10 (2.79%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.96%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 107 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 74 (20.67%) JIRA
3 64 (17.88%) Jenkins
4 53 (14.80%) JUnit
5 36 (10.06%) PHPUnit
6 33 (9.22%) Selenium
7 31 (8.66%) Bitbucket
8 28 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (7.54%) EasyMock
9 27 (7.54%) Jasmine
10 25 (6.98%) Protractor
11 20 (5.59%) TestNG
12 19 (5.31%) Subversion
13 17 (4.75%) Maven
14 16 (4.47%) GoCD
15 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.40%) GitLab
16 4 (1.12%) JMeter
16 4 (1.12%) Robot Framework
17 3 (0.84%) Xdebug
General
1 57 (15.92%) Retail
2 33 (9.22%) Finance
3 22 (6.15%) Electronics
4 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.96%) Banking
5 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Military
8 3 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (35.20%) Developer
2 69 (19.27%) Software Engineer
3 44 (12.29%) Java Developer
4 42 (11.73%) PHP Developer
5 39 (10.89%) Architect
6 36 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (9.50%) Java Engineer
8 33 (9.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (9.22%) Java Software Engineer
9 30 (8.38%) Backend Developer
10 25 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (5.31%) Web Developer
12 17 (4.75%) Software Developer
13 16 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (4.47%) Consultant
14 15 (4.19%) Data Engineer
14 15 (4.19%) Hadoop Engineer
14 15 (4.19%) Senior Data Engineer
14 15 (4.19%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
14 15 (4.19%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (24.02%) CSS
2 77 (21.51%) HTML
3 59 (16.48%) REST
4 55 (15.36%) Spring
5 44 (12.29%) JSF
5 44 (12.29%) Web Services
6 43 (12.01%) .NET
7 41 (11.45%) HTML5
8 39 (10.89%) Java EE
8 39 (10.89%) jQuery
9 38 (10.61%) Laravel
10 37 (10.34%) React
11 35 (9.78%) AngularJS
12 33 (9.22%) Middleware
13 27 (7.54%) EJB
14 21 (5.87%) XML
15 20 (5.59%) XHTML
16 19 (5.31%) Hibernate
17 17 (4.75%) Node.js
17 17 (4.75%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.38%) Wiki
4 29 (8.10%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (5.31%) Clustering
7 18 (5.03%) User Experience
8 17 (4.75%) Device Driver
9 14 (3.91%) RIA
10 12 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.40%) EPoS
13 5 (1.40%) NHS
13 5 (1.40%) W3C
14 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.12%) Fintech
14 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 166 (46.37%) Linux
2 58 (16.20%) Unix
3 40 (11.17%) Windows
4 33 (9.22%) CentOS
5 32 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (6.15%) Ubuntu
7 20 (5.59%) Android
8 17 (4.75%) Embedded Linux
9 14 (3.91%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.84%) Debian
11 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.56%) Solaris
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (64.25%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.01%) Scrum
3 104 (29.05%) Software Engineering
4 102 (28.49%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (25.70%) DevOps
6 56 (15.64%) SDLC
7 52 (14.53%) OO
8 51 (14.25%) TDD
9 47 (13.13%) Project Management
10 45 (12.57%) Test Automation
11 40 (11.17%) Workflow
12 39 (10.89%) Web Development
13 38 (10.61%) OOD
14 37 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
15 36 (10.06%) Configuration Management
15 36 (10.06%) UML
16 35 (9.78%) Time Management
17 33 (9.22%) Requirements Analysis
18 29 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (7.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.25%) Java
2 137 (38.27%) Python
3 122 (34.08%) JavaScript
4 84 (23.46%) SQL
5 71 (19.83%) C++
6 70 (19.55%) PHP
7 64 (17.88%) C#
8 52 (14.53%) C
9 44 (12.29%) Ruby
10 27 (7.54%) Java 8
10 27 (7.54%) Scala
11 21 (5.87%) Bash Shell
12 19 (5.31%) Java 9
13 11 (3.07%) Go
14 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.23%) Assembly Language
15 8 (2.23%) Embedded C
15 8 (2.23%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.40%) Perl
16 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (18.44%) Degree
2 65 (18.16%) Security Cleared
3 40 (11.17%) SC Cleared
4 37 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.07%) CCNA
6 11 (3.07%) CISSP
6 11 (3.07%) LPIC
6 11 (3.07%) SSCP
7 7 (1.96%) PhD
8 4 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.28%) CCNP
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.28%) RHCE
10 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.84%) GCP
3 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (13.69%) Docker
2 21 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.47%) KVM
4 6 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.12%) vSphere
6 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.28%) QEMU
8 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (10.34%) Puppet
2 28 (7.82%) Ansible
3 24 (6.70%) Kubernetes
4 22 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (5.03%) Terraform
6 16 (4.47%) Nagios
7 15 (4.19%) Kibana
7 15 (4.19%) ZABBIX
8 11 (3.07%) Cacti
9 5 (1.40%) Grafana
10 3 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.84%) SCCM
11 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.56%) Salt
11 2 (0.56%) WSUS
12 1 (0.28%) Graylog
12 1 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.82%) Red Hat
3 24 (6.70%) Oracle
4 23 (6.42%) VMware
5 15 (4.19%) Atlassian
5 15 (4.19%) Tableau
6 13 (3.63%) Cisco
7 11 (3.07%) Google
8 6 (1.68%) SAP
9 4 (1.12%) HP
9 4 (1.12%) Percona
9 4 (1.12%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.84%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.28%) EMC
12 1 (0.28%) Juniper
12 1 (0.28%) McAfee
12 1 (0.28%) Micro Focus