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

Open Source
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 354 363 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.32% 3.56% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.90% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 279 348 304
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,850 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +4.76%

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 9,665 9,319 10,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.64% 91.34% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7,941 7,646 8,543
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 April 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 April 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 +4 191 £52,500 +16.67% 26
Somerset +42 62 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Gloucestershire +33 34 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Dorset -48 22 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Devon +17 20 £38,469 +13.69% 3
Wiltshire -43 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Cornwall -31 9 £35,000 -27.08%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 261 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (48.31%) Java
3 123 (34.75%) Linux
4 121 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (33.05%) Python
6 105 (29.66%) Scrum
7 99 (27.97%) DevOps
8 96 (27.12%) C#
9 95 (26.84%) JavaScript
10 93 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
11 92 (25.99%) Git (software)
12 91 (25.71%) SQL
13 87 (24.58%) Test Automation
14 81 (22.88%) MySQL
15 79 (22.32%) Degree
16 77 (21.75%) Software Engineering
17 76 (21.47%) Docker
18 73 (20.62%) CSS
18 73 (20.62%) .NET
19 71 (20.06%) JIRA
20 65 (18.36%) SDLC
21 64 (18.08%) HTML
22 63 (17.80%) TDD
23 62 (17.51%) Ruby
24 60 (16.95%) PHP
25 57 (16.10%) OO
26 56 (15.82%) Jenkins
27 53 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
27 53 (14.97%) Apache
27 53 (14.97%) Web Services

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 53 (14.97%) Apache
2 45 (12.71%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (10.73%) Apache Spark
4 27 (7.63%) Confluence
5 25 (7.06%) Apache Pig
6 22 (6.21%) OpenStack
7 18 (5.08%) Apache Solr
8 17 (4.80%) nginx
9 11 (3.11%) Alfresco
9 11 (3.11%) Joomla!
10 9 (2.54%) Drupal
10 9 (2.54%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.26%) Jetty
11 8 (2.26%) WordPress
12 5 (1.41%) CMS
12 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.13%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.85%) JBoss
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.56%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (13.56%) GitHub
4 34 (9.60%) Amazon EMR
4 34 (9.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 11 (3.11%) TestFlight
6 10 (2.82%) SaaS
7 7 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.98%) Slack
8 5 (1.41%) Serverless
9 4 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.85%) Route 53
10 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.99%) Internet
2 13 (3.67%) MQTT
3 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.69%) Wireless
4 4 (1.13%) 3G
4 4 (1.13%) 4G
4 4 (1.13%) HTTP
4 4 (1.13%) LAN
4 4 (1.13%) VPN
4 4 (1.13%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.85%) LTE
5 3 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.56%) Network Security
6 2 (0.56%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.56%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.28%) Modbus
7 1 (0.28%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (22.88%) MySQL
2 45 (12.71%) Big Data
3 34 (9.60%) Amazon Athena
3 34 (9.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 34 (9.60%) BigQuery
4 31 (8.76%) Hadoop
5 28 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 27 (7.63%) NoSQL
7 25 (7.06%) Apache Hive
7 25 (7.06%) Power BI
8 24 (6.78%) SQL Server
9 22 (6.21%) Impala
9 22 (6.21%) Presto
9 22 (6.21%) Redis
9 22 (6.21%) Spotfire
10 13 (3.67%) Blockchain
11 10 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.69%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 92 (25.99%) Git (software)
2 71 (20.06%) JIRA
3 56 (15.82%) Jenkins
4 45 (12.71%) Selenium
5 40 (11.30%) JUnit
6 38 (10.73%) Jasmine
7 33 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (7.91%) PHPUnit
9 26 (7.34%) Protractor
10 23 (6.50%) Cucumber
11 20 (5.65%) TestNG
12 19 (5.37%) GoCD
13 16 (4.52%) Bitbucket
14 15 (4.24%) Maven
15 14 (3.95%) EasyMock
16 13 (3.67%) Subversion
17 11 (3.11%) Appium
17 11 (3.11%) Calabash
17 11 (3.11%) SpecFlow
17 11 (3.11%) Xcode
General
1 48 (13.56%) Retail
2 30 (8.47%) Electronics
3 24 (6.78%) Finance
4 21 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.82%) Banking
6 8 (2.26%) Law
7 4 (1.13%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 123 (34.75%) Developer
2 46 (12.99%) Java Developer
3 41 (11.58%) PHP Developer
4 39 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 30 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
6 27 (7.63%) Backend Developer
7 24 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 23 (6.50%) Architect
9 22 (6.21%) Data Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Hadoop Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Senior Data Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
9 22 (6.21%) Test Engineer
10 20 (5.65%) Test Leader
11 17 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.80%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.62%) .NET
1 73 (20.62%) CSS
2 64 (18.08%) HTML
3 53 (14.97%) Web Services
4 51 (14.41%) REST
5 37 (10.45%) HTML5
6 36 (10.17%) jQuery
6 36 (10.17%) Spring
7 35 (9.89%) AngularJS
7 35 (9.89%) React
8 34 (9.60%) Middleware
9 31 (8.76%) Laravel
10 28 (7.91%) MLlib
10 28 (7.91%) Pandas
11 26 (7.34%) Node.js
12 25 (7.06%) JSF
13 22 (6.21%) Java EE
14 14 (3.95%) EJB
14 14 (3.95%) XHTML
15 12 (3.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.30%) User Experience
2 34 (9.60%) Clustering
3 32 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 24 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (4.52%) Wiki
9 12 (3.39%) Device Driver
10 10 (2.82%) Fintech
10 10 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.82%) RIA
11 9 (2.54%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.69%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.41%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.41%) NHS
15 4 (1.13%) Replication
15 4 (1.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 123 (34.75%) Linux
2 46 (12.99%) Unix
3 23 (6.50%) Android
4 20 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.37%) CentOS
5 19 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.52%) Windows
7 13 (3.67%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.13%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.56%) Debian
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (29.66%) Scrum
4 99 (27.97%) DevOps
5 87 (24.58%) Test Automation
6 77 (21.75%) Software Engineering
7 65 (18.36%) SDLC
8 63 (17.80%) TDD
9 57 (16.10%) OO
10 51 (14.41%) Web Development
11 50 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
12 48 (13.56%) Microservices
13 47 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (12.71%) BDD
14 45 (12.71%) Configuration Management
15 43 (12.15%) Artificial Intelligence
15 43 (12.15%) Coaching
15 43 (12.15%) Project Management
16 34 (9.60%) ETL
17 33 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 171 (48.31%) Java
2 117 (33.05%) Python
3 96 (27.12%) C#
4 95 (26.84%) JavaScript
5 91 (25.71%) SQL
6 62 (17.51%) Ruby
7 60 (16.95%) PHP
8 45 (12.71%) Scala
9 36 (10.17%) C
10 33 (9.32%) C++
11 19 (5.37%) Java 8
12 18 (5.08%) Bash Shell
13 13 (3.67%) Java 9
14 8 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.98%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.69%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.69%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.41%) Pascal
17 5 (1.41%) Perl
18 4 (1.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 79 (22.32%) Degree
2 45 (12.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.69%) CCNA
7 6 (1.69%) CISSP
7 6 (1.69%) LPIC
7 6 (1.69%) SSCP
8 5 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CCNP
10 3 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.28%) ISEB
12 1 (0.28%) RHCE
12 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
3 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 76 (21.47%) Docker
2 20 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.08%) KVM
4 4 (1.13%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.13%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.85%) LXC
6 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.28%) QEMU
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (9.89%) Ansible
2 34 (9.60%) Puppet
3 29 (8.19%) Kubernetes
4 28 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (6.78%) Nagios
6 21 (5.93%) Terraform
7 17 (4.80%) Kibana
8 11 (3.11%) HockeyApp
9 10 (2.82%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.69%) Cacti
11 5 (1.41%) Grafana
12 3 (0.85%) OSSEC
12 3 (0.85%) Salt
13 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.56%) Munin
13 2 (0.56%) OpenNMS
13 2 (0.56%) SmokePing
14 1 (0.28%) Graylog
14 1 (0.28%) Icinga
Vendors
1 28 (7.91%) Atlassian
2 27 (7.63%) Oracle
3 22 (6.21%) Tableau
4 21 (5.93%) VMware
5 17 (4.80%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.24%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.39%) Google
8 11 (3.11%) Xamarin
9 9 (2.54%) Zend
10 7 (1.98%) SAP
11 6 (1.69%) Cisco
12 5 (1.41%) IBM
13 4 (1.13%) CA
13 4 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (1.13%) HP
13 4 (1.13%) Micro Focus
13 4 (1.13%) New Relic
13 4 (1.13%) Percona
13 4 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.13%) SolarWinds