Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 120 132
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 343 276 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.38% 2.65% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 2.97% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 246 249
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +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 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 9,038 9,305 10,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.06% 89.49% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,399 7,703 8,599
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 23 January 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 23 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
Bristol +3 176 £50,750 +15.34% 19
Somerset +62 92 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Wiltshire -20 29 £52,500 +58.49% 3
Gloucestershire +21 14 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Dorset -30 14 £30,500 -18.67% 1
Cornwall -7 12 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Devon +21 9 £36,000 -28.00% 11
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 245 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (46.94%) Java
3 120 (34.99%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (31.49%) Linux
5 105 (30.61%) JavaScript
6 98 (28.57%) Degree
7 97 (28.28%) .NET
8 95 (27.70%) C#
9 93 (27.11%) Software Engineering
10 90 (26.24%) DevOps
11 89 (25.95%) Scrum
12 86 (25.07%) Test Automation
13 82 (23.91%) Python
14 81 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
15 79 (23.03%) Git (software)
15 79 (23.03%) SQL
16 78 (22.74%) TDD
17 68 (19.83%) SDLC
18 66 (19.24%) HTML
19 63 (18.37%) OO
20 61 (17.78%) CSS
21 60 (17.49%) Web Development
22 57 (16.62%) Docker
23 53 (15.45%) Microservices
24 52 (15.16%) Ruby
25 49 (14.29%) PHP
25 49 (14.29%) Computer Science
25 49 (14.29%) AngularJS
26 48 (13.99%) BDD
27 47 (13.70%) React

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 29 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (7.00%) Apache Spark
3 20 (5.83%) Apache
4 16 (4.66%) Confluence
5 15 (4.37%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.21%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.92%) WordPress
8 8 (2.33%) Jetty
8 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.04%) Alfresco
9 7 (2.04%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.75%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.75%) CMS
11 5 (1.46%) nginx
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.58%) Drupal
13 2 (0.58%) Kentico
13 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.58%) ThingWorx
13 2 (0.58%) Traefik
Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.75%) 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 3 (0.87%) Magento
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.62%) GitHub
4 22 (6.41%) Amazon EMR
4 22 (6.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 13 (3.79%) TestFlight
6 9 (2.62%) SaaS
7 8 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.75%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.75%) Serverless
9 5 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.46%) Google Play
9 5 (1.46%) IaaS
10 4 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.17%) PaaS
10 4 (1.17%) Route 53
10 4 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.91%) Internet
2 15 (4.37%) MQTT
3 9 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.04%) Wireless
5 4 (1.17%) 3G
5 4 (1.17%) 4G
5 4 (1.17%) HTTP
5 4 (1.17%) SSL
5 4 (1.17%) VPN
6 3 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.58%) AMQP
7 2 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.58%) Junos
7 2 (0.58%) LTE
7 2 (0.58%) OpenFlow
7 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.58%) SAN
7 2 (0.58%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.62%) NoSQL
2 30 (8.75%) MySQL
3 22 (6.41%) Amazon Athena
3 22 (6.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (6.41%) BigQuery
3 22 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.12%) Big Data
5 20 (5.83%) Hadoop
5 20 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.21%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.21%) Power BI
8 10 (2.92%) Impala
8 10 (2.92%) Presto
8 10 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.92%) Spotfire
9 8 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.75%) Redis
12 5 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 79 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.54%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.95%) JIRA
4 35 (10.20%) Jasmine
4 35 (10.20%) Selenium
5 28 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (6.41%) Cucumber
6 22 (6.41%) JUnit
7 20 (5.83%) Subversion
8 19 (5.54%) Protractor
9 16 (4.66%) Appium
9 16 (4.66%) Calabash
10 15 (4.37%) TestNG
11 13 (3.79%) Android Studio
11 13 (3.79%) Maven
11 13 (3.79%) Xcode
12 12 (3.50%) JMeter
12 12 (3.50%) PHPUnit
12 12 (3.50%) SpecFlow
13 11 (3.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 31 (9.04%) Electronics
2 25 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.12%) Retail
4 20 (5.83%) Finance
5 9 (2.62%) Banking
6 8 (2.33%) Law
6 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (42.86%) Developer
2 47 (13.70%) Java Developer
3 42 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 33 (9.62%) PHP Developer
5 30 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.75%) Software Developer
6 25 (7.29%) Java Engineer
7 23 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 21 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 21 (6.12%) Test Leader
10 20 (5.83%) Test Engineer
11 19 (5.54%) E-Commerce Developer
12 17 (4.96%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (4.37%) Automation Tester
13 15 (4.37%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.37%) Test Automation Engineer
13 15 (4.37%) Tester
14 14 (4.08%) Junior
14 14 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (28.28%) .NET
2 66 (19.24%) HTML
3 61 (17.78%) CSS
4 49 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 47 (13.70%) React
6 44 (12.83%) HTML5
7 38 (11.08%) Node.js
8 37 (10.79%) Web Services
9 34 (9.91%) Spring
10 32 (9.33%) REST
11 29 (8.45%) jQuery
12 25 (7.29%) Middleware
13 17 (4.96%) ASP.NET
13 17 (4.96%) JSF
13 17 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (4.66%) MLlib
14 16 (4.66%) Pandas
15 15 (4.37%) XML
16 14 (4.08%) Laravel
16 14 (4.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.83%) User Experience
3 23 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (5.25%) Clustering
5 18 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (3.79%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.21%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.92%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.92%) Fintech
10 9 (2.62%) Internet of Things
11 7 (2.04%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.04%) RIA
11 7 (2.04%) Wiki
12 6 (1.75%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (31.49%) Linux
2 41 (11.95%) Unix
3 28 (8.16%) Android
4 20 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 18 (5.25%) CentOS
6 14 (4.08%) Windows
7 13 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.46%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (34.99%) Continuous Integration
3 93 (27.11%) Software Engineering
4 90 (26.24%) DevOps
5 89 (25.95%) Scrum
6 86 (25.07%) Test Automation
7 78 (22.74%) TDD
8 68 (19.83%) SDLC
9 63 (18.37%) OO
10 60 (17.49%) Web Development
11 53 (15.45%) Microservices
12 48 (13.99%) BDD
13 45 (13.12%) Project Management
14 40 (11.66%) MVC
15 38 (11.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 32 (9.33%) E-Commerce
17 31 (9.04%) Coaching
18 28 (8.16%) Configuration Management
19 26 (7.58%) ETL
20 25 (7.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (46.94%) Java
2 105 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 95 (27.70%) C#
4 82 (23.91%) Python
5 79 (23.03%) SQL
6 52 (15.16%) Ruby
7 49 (14.29%) PHP
8 25 (7.29%) C
9 24 (7.00%) C++
9 24 (7.00%) Scala
10 19 (5.54%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.04%) Perl
12 6 (1.75%) Groovy
13 5 (1.46%) Java 9
13 5 (1.46%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.87%) COBOL
14 3 (0.87%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (28.57%) Degree
2 29 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.50%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.58%) CCNP
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB
10 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.04%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (16.62%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) GlusterFS
2 5 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) KVM
3 3 (0.87%) LXC
4 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (7.87%) Ansible
2 22 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (6.41%) Puppet
3 14 (4.08%) Kubernetes
4 13 (3.79%) HockeyApp
5 10 (2.92%) Nagios
6 7 (2.04%) Terraform
7 5 (1.46%) Salt
8 4 (1.17%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.87%) Kibana
10 2 (0.58%) Icinga
10 2 (0.58%) Juju
10 2 (0.58%) Munin
10 2 (0.58%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.58%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 18 (5.25%) Oracle
2 16 (4.66%) Atlassian
2 16 (4.66%) Red Hat
3 14 (4.08%) Google
4 13 (3.79%) Adobe
4 13 (3.79%) SAP
4 13 (3.79%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.92%) Tableau
6 9 (2.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.62%) Zend
7 6 (1.75%) Apple
7 6 (1.75%) VMware
8 5 (1.46%) New Relic
9 3 (0.87%) CA
9 3 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.87%) IBM
9 3 (0.87%) Intel
9 3 (0.87%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com