Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 268 308
Rank change year-on-year -7 +40 +37
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 58 78 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.24% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 71 36
South West median annual salary £46,250 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.00% -10.71% +70.73%
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £78,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +7.48%

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1837 2404 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.77% 22.17% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 2032 2071
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the South West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack in the South West.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the South West

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the South West

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Somerset +14 24 £30,000 -44.19%
Wiltshire +8 12 £47,500 +26.67%
Bristol -69 12 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Gloucestershire +35 10 £45,000 -5.26%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 42 (72.41%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (67.24%) Linux
3 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (55.17%) TDD
4 32 (55.17%) DevOps
5 29 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 28 (48.28%) Puppet
7 26 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (44.83%) Python
8 23 (39.66%) Java
8 23 (39.66%) Degree
8 23 (39.66%) Docker
9 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
9 21 (36.21%) Unix
10 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
10 20 (34.48%) Scrum
10 20 (34.48%) Ansible
10 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
10 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
11 19 (32.76%) HTML
12 17 (29.31%) VMware
13 16 (27.59%) MySQL
13 16 (27.59%) SQL
13 16 (27.59%) Open Source
13 16 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (25.86%) React
14 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
14 15 (25.86%) Node.js

OpenStack
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 8 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) CloudStack
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) nginx
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Jetty
5 1 (1.72%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) OpenShift
3 7 (12.07%) PaaS
4 5 (8.62%) GitHub
5 3 (5.17%) IaaS
6 2 (3.45%) SaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) SNMP
5 2 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.72%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (27.59%) MySQL
3 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
4 10 (17.24%) MariaDB
5 7 (12.07%) Big Data
6 4 (6.90%) Redis
6 4 (6.90%) Riak
7 3 (5.17%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.90%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) GitLab
5 3 (5.17%) NUnit
5 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.17%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) Moq
7 1 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Electronics
3 7 (12.07%) Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Junior
5 9 (15.52%) Junior Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Junior Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Administrator
8 6 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (8.62%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (8.62%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 15 (25.86%) Node.js
2 15 (25.86%) React
3 14 (24.14%) JSON
3 14 (24.14%) RESTful
3 14 (24.14%) Web Services
4 7 (12.07%) HTML5
5 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.90%) .NET
7 3 (5.17%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) J2EE
7 3 (5.17%) OpenDaylight
7 3 (5.17%) Spring
7 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.45%) CSS3
8 2 (3.45%) D3.js
8 2 (3.45%) jQuery
8 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.45%) RequireJS
8 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.34%) Cloud Native
4 5 (8.62%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) Arduino
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.72%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) Unix
3 10 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Debian
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) DevOps
3 32 (55.17%) TDD
4 20 (34.48%) Scrum
4 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
5 16 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (27.59%) Open Source
6 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (24.14%) Microservices
7 14 (24.14%) Software Delivery
8 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
9 10 (17.24%) Mathematics
9 10 (17.24%) Web Development
10 7 (12.07%) OWASP
11 6 (10.34%) Analytics
11 6 (10.34%) BDD
12 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Python
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.59%) SQL
5 14 (24.14%) Ruby
6 9 (15.52%) Perl
7 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.90%) C#
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) PHP
10 2 (3.45%) C++
10 2 (3.45%) ECMAScript
10 2 (3.45%) ES6
10 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Docker
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) KVM
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Corosync
5 2 (3.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (48.28%) Puppet
2 20 (34.48%) Ansible
2 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.17%) Ganeti
4 3 (5.17%) Marathon
4 3 (5.17%) Mesos
4 3 (5.17%) Nagios
5 2 (3.45%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.45%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.45%) Linux-HA
5 2 (3.45%) Pacemaker
5 2 (3.45%) Salt
5 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) SaltStack
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Intel
8 1 (1.72%) Nokia
8 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.72%) Sophos