Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Open Source Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1163 1178 1258
Rank change year-on-year +15 +80 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Open Source Developer 26 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.023% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 80
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source Developer in the UK

Open Source Developer
Top 7 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 20 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
England +46 21 £50,000 -2.91% 3
UK excluding London +18 19 £55,000 - 3
South East +41 7 £45,000 -12.62%
North of England +15 7 £55,000 +83.33% 2
London -3 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 2
Scotland -32 5 £60,000 +9.09%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (53.85%) Node.js
2 14 (53.85%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Big Data
4 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 12 (46.15%) Open Source Development
5 11 (42.31%) PHP
6 10 (38.46%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) Ruby
7 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (30.77%) Web Development
8 8 (30.77%) SOA
9 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
9 7 (26.92%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) Jython
9 7 (26.92%) jBPM
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
9 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
9 7 (26.92%) Pentaho
9 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
9 7 (26.92%) Neo4j
9 7 (26.92%) D3.js
9 7 (26.92%) BDD

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Big Data
2 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
3 7 (26.92%) Neo4j
3 7 (26.92%) Pentaho
3 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (19.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Node.js
2 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (26.92%) Apache Camel
3 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
3 7 (26.92%) D3.js
3 7 (26.92%) Drools
3 7 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (26.92%) jBPM
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) LAMP
4 5 (19.23%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (19.23%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (19.23%) WAMP
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) Flask
7 1 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) 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 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) CentOS
2 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Open Source
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Open Source Development
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
6 5 (19.23%) Mobile Development
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Logistics
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Microservices
9 2 (7.69%) Complexity Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) API Design
10 1 (3.85%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Ruby
5 7 (26.92%) Jython
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Talend