Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 107 113
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 338 326 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.28% 3.20% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.49% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 271 274 272
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,625 £67,450
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 9,498 9,330 9,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.13% 91.45% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,712 8,145
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 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 16 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
Bristol +6 137 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Gloucestershire +62 77 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Dorset -9 42 £50,000 +61.29% 7
Somerset +13 34 £50,000 +14.29% 6
Wiltshire -25 20 £51,250 -2.38% 15
Devon +11 17 £35,000 -3.77% 3
Cornwall -17 7 £19,000 -62.00% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 205 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (43.49%) Java
3 146 (43.20%) Linux
4 143 (42.31%) Python
5 127 (37.57%) JavaScript
6 114 (33.73%) Software Engineering
7 110 (32.54%) Git (software)
8 98 (28.99%) Scrum
9 83 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (24.26%) DevOps
11 77 (22.78%) CSS
12 73 (21.60%) C++
13 72 (21.30%) PHP
14 70 (20.71%) JIRA
15 64 (18.93%) Jenkins
15 64 (18.93%) SQL
16 62 (18.34%) HTML
16 62 (18.34%) MySQL
16 62 (18.34%) Unix
16 62 (18.34%) Spring
17 58 (17.16%) REST
18 57 (16.86%) Security Cleared
18 57 (16.86%) TDD
19 56 (16.57%) OO
19 56 (16.57%) Project Management
20 54 (15.98%) Apache
21 52 (15.38%) Ruby
22 51 (15.09%) Retail
23 50 (14.79%) C#
24 48 (14.20%) Degree

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 54 (15.98%) Apache
2 34 (10.06%) Confluence
3 15 (4.44%) CMS
4 14 (4.14%) Alfresco
5 12 (3.55%) WordPress
6 11 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.66%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.66%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.78%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.48%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.48%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.89%) Drupal
13 2 (0.59%) IIS
14 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.30%) nginx
14 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Shopify
2 2 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.17%) GitHub
3 25 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.66%) Slack
6 4 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.89%) G Suite
7 3 (0.89%) Google Container Engine
8 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.59%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.59%) Google Play
8 2 (0.59%) Office 365
8 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) iTunes
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.61%) Internet
2 7 (2.07%) Extranet
2 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.07%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.18%) HTTP
3 4 (1.18%) Intranet
3 4 (1.18%) Network Security
4 3 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.89%) VLAN
5 2 (0.59%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
5 2 (0.59%) Modbus
5 2 (0.59%) SSH
5 2 (0.59%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.34%) MySQL
2 40 (11.83%) Big Data
3 27 (7.99%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.21%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.92%) Blockchain
6 12 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.66%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.07%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.07%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.07%) Power BI
8 7 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.78%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.48%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.18%) Presto
11 4 (1.18%) Spotfire
11 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 110 (32.54%) Git (software)
2 70 (20.71%) JIRA
3 64 (18.93%) Jenkins
4 47 (13.91%) JUnit
5 39 (11.54%) Bitbucket
6 36 (10.65%) PHPUnit
7 33 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 32 (9.47%) EasyMock
9 25 (7.40%) Selenium
10 19 (5.62%) Subversion
11 15 (4.44%) Maven
11 15 (4.44%) Protractor
12 13 (3.85%) Jasmine
13 11 (3.25%) TestNG
14 8 (2.37%) GitLab
15 7 (2.07%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.78%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.78%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.78%) Vagrant
16 6 (1.78%) Xdebug
General
1 51 (15.09%) Retail
2 38 (11.24%) Finance
3 23 (6.80%) Electronics
4 21 (6.21%) Marketing
5 19 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.78%) Law
7 5 (1.48%) Back Office
8 4 (1.18%) Military
8 4 (1.18%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.59%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 147 (43.49%) Developer
2 74 (21.89%) Software Engineer
3 51 (15.09%) PHP Developer
4 49 (14.50%) Java Developer
5 40 (11.83%) Java Engineer
5 40 (11.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 39 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (8.88%) Architect
7 30 (8.88%) Backend Developer
8 24 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 24 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (5.62%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 13 (3.85%) DevOps Developer
11 13 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (3.55%) Java Software Developer
12 12 (3.55%) Python Developer
12 12 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.78%) CSS
2 62 (18.34%) HTML
2 62 (18.34%) Spring
3 58 (17.16%) REST
4 48 (14.20%) jQuery
5 45 (13.31%) JSF
5 45 (13.31%) Laravel
6 41 (12.13%) Java EE
7 39 (11.54%) React
8 34 (10.06%) AngularJS
9 32 (9.47%) EJB
9 32 (9.47%) HTML5
10 27 (7.99%) .NET
10 27 (7.99%) Web Services
11 24 (7.10%) Node.js
12 20 (5.92%) XML
13 17 (5.03%) Hibernate
14 15 (4.44%) Middleware
15 12 (3.55%) JSON
15 12 (3.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.76%) Wiki
2 29 (8.58%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (4.44%) User Experience
7 11 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.66%) RIA
9 7 (2.07%) Blog
9 7 (2.07%) Device Driver
9 7 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.48%) EPoS
11 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.18%) Clustering
12 4 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.18%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 146 (43.20%) Linux
2 62 (18.34%) Unix
3 47 (13.91%) Windows
4 39 (11.54%) CentOS
4 39 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.80%) Android
6 19 (5.62%) Ubuntu
7 18 (5.33%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.37%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.78%) Debian
11 3 (0.89%) Solaris
11 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) VMS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (33.73%) Software Engineering
3 98 (28.99%) Scrum
4 83 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (24.26%) DevOps
6 57 (16.86%) TDD
7 56 (16.57%) OO
7 56 (16.57%) Project Management
8 46 (13.61%) Test Automation
9 41 (12.13%) Workflow
10 39 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 36 (10.65%) OOD
12 35 (10.36%) Time Management
13 31 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
13 31 (9.17%) SDLC
14 30 (8.88%) Web Development
15 27 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (7.69%) UML
17 25 (7.40%) SOA
18 23 (6.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 147 (43.49%) Java
2 143 (42.31%) Python
3 127 (37.57%) JavaScript
4 73 (21.60%) C++
5 72 (21.30%) PHP
6 64 (18.93%) SQL
7 52 (15.38%) Ruby
8 50 (14.79%) C#
9 36 (10.65%) C
10 35 (10.36%) Bash Shell
11 29 (8.58%) Java 8
12 20 (5.92%) Go
12 20 (5.92%) Java 9
12 20 (5.92%) PowerShell
13 17 (5.03%) Scala
14 7 (2.07%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.48%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.18%) Perl
17 3 (0.89%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.20%) Degree
3 42 (12.43%) SC Cleared
4 41 (12.13%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.66%) PhD
6 7 (2.07%) CCNA
6 7 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.07%) CISSP
6 7 (2.07%) LPIC
6 7 (2.07%) SSCP
7 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.30%) OSCE
9 1 (0.30%) OSCP
9 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) GDPR
2 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.17%) Docker
2 10 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.78%) vSphere
5 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.48%) Xen
6 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (7.99%) Puppet
2 21 (6.21%) Ansible
3 15 (4.44%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.37%) Cacti
5 8 (2.37%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.07%) Terraform
7 4 (1.18%) SCCM
8 3 (0.89%) Salt
8 3 (0.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.30%) Kibana
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) Nessus
10 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (10.95%) Red Hat
2 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.03%) Google
3 17 (5.03%) SAP
4 15 (4.44%) Oracle
5 11 (3.25%) VMware
6 10 (2.96%) Cisco
7 7 (2.07%) Adobe
7 7 (2.07%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.48%) Tableau
9 4 (1.18%) Volusion
9 4 (1.18%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.59%) Workday
11 1 (0.30%) EMC
11 1 (0.30%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.30%) NetWitness
11 1 (0.30%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.30%) Splunk
11 1 (0.30%) Talend