Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for an Open Source Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1196 1270
Rank change year-on-year +41 +74 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Open Source Developer 26 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.028% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 54
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% +14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £46,325 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £70,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169773 187120 211546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136138 157303 175314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Open Source Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Open Source Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source Developer in the UK

Open Source Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source Developer.

Salary trend for Open Source Developer in the UK

Open Source Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source Developer over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source Developer in the UK

Open Source Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 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
UK excluding London +28 21 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland -14 14 £60,000 +33.33%
England +43 12 £52,250 -0.48%
South East +68 5 £40,000 -11.11%
London +20 5 £67,500 -
East of England - 2 £72,500 -

Open Source Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, Open Source Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Open Source Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Open Source
2 21 (80.77%) Open Source Development
3 18 (69.23%) Big Data
4 17 (65.38%) Java
4 17 (65.38%) SOA
5 14 (53.85%) Java EE
6 9 (34.62%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) Node.js
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) LAMP
10 4 (15.38%) Jython
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) Apache
10 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
10 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
10 4 (15.38%) D3.js
10 4 (15.38%) BDD
10 4 (15.38%) Pentaho
10 4 (15.38%) Drools
10 4 (15.38%) CentOS

Open Source Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) Big Data
2 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
3 4 (15.38%) Pentaho
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Java EE
2 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 4 (15.38%) Apache CXF
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) D3.js
3 4 (15.38%) Drools
3 4 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) jBPM
3 4 (15.38%) LAMP
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) Laravel
5 2 (7.69%) React
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.54%) Fintech
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) CentOS
2 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Open Source
2 21 (80.77%) Open Source Development
3 17 (65.38%) SOA
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Complexity Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) API Design
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Jython
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Rackspace