Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 116 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5023 5376 5333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.85% 2.73% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.07% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4164 4532 4289
UK median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.45% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158285 175244 190972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125396 146177 155973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the UK

Open Source
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Open Source in the UK

Open Source
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the UK

Open Source
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 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 +4 4692 £57,500 - 332
London -7 2522 £70,000 +7.69% 196
UK excluding London +18 2404 £46,000 +2.22% 166
North of England +51 639 £47,500 +5.56% 40
South East +15 593 £47,500 - 37
North West +49 385 £47,750 +6.11% 22
South West +16 366 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Midlands -4 337 £45,000 +5.88% 25
East of England -2 239 £50,000 -4.76% 15
West Midlands -17 228 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Yorkshire +20 225 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Scotland +8 198 £40,000 -11.11% 20
East Midlands +11 110 £42,500 -10.99% 9
Wales +25 41 £37,500 -8.54% 11
North East +19 29 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Northern Ireland -36 6 £60,000 +84.62%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2644 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2250 (44.79%) Java
3 1638 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 1585 (31.55%) Linux
5 1393 (27.73%) Python
6 1327 (26.42%) DevOps
7 1156 (23.01%) HTML
8 1065 (21.20%) Finance
9 1045 (20.80%) SQL
10 1032 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
11 984 (19.59%) Software Engineering
12 977 (19.45%) CSS
13 973 (19.37%) TDD
13 973 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
14 938 (18.67%) Degree
15 925 (18.42%) C#
16 924 (18.40%) Scrum
17 897 (17.86%) .NET
18 781 (15.55%) PHP
19 771 (15.35%) Test Automation
20 760 (15.13%) Git (software)
21 692 (13.78%) AngularJS
22 684 (13.62%) Jenkins
23 667 (13.28%) OO
24 637 (12.68%) Node.js
25 632 (12.58%) Puppet
26 622 (12.38%) Big Data
27 606 (12.06%) NoSQL
28 594 (11.83%) Docker
29 593 (11.81%) HTML5

Open Source
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
1 521 (10.37%) Apache
2 348 (6.93%) Apache Spark
3 314 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 248 (4.94%) CMS
5 182 (3.62%) nginx
6 178 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 177 (3.52%) Apache Solr
8 173 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
9 132 (2.63%) JBoss
10 131 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 123 (2.45%) OpenStack
12 116 (2.31%) Confluence
13 112 (2.23%) Drupal
14 99 (1.97%) WordPress
15 77 (1.53%) Mule
16 63 (1.25%) SAS
16 63 (1.25%) SharePoint
17 62 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
18 60 (1.19%) WebLogic
19 52 (1.04%) Jetty
Applications
1 49 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 38 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (0.74%) SPSS
4 28 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.100%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.100%) Stata
7 4 (0.080%) GIMP
8 3 (0.060%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.020%) Gephi
10 1 (0.020%) InVision
10 1 (0.020%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 57 (1.13%) Magento
2 12 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.24%) OpenCart
3 8 (0.16%) R3 Corda
4 6 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.100%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.100%) osCommerce
5 5 (0.100%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 4 (0.080%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.080%) Shopify
7 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.060%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.040%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.040%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.020%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.020%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.020%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 973 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
2 441 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (6.77%) GitHub
4 275 (5.47%) SaaS
5 202 (4.02%) PaaS
6 144 (2.87%) IaaS
7 143 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 107 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (1.13%) Office 365
11 51 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
12 47 (0.94%) OpenShift
13 44 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
13 44 (0.88%) Google Play
14 37 (0.74%) Google Analytics
15 26 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.32%) Heroku
17 15 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 255 (5.08%) Internet
2 170 (3.38%) DNS
3 159 (3.17%) HTTP
4 156 (3.11%) TCP/IP
5 137 (2.73%) Firewall
6 67 (1.33%) SAN
7 59 (1.17%) Network Security
8 54 (1.08%) Wireshark
9 53 (1.06%) SSL
10 47 (0.94%) WAN
11 45 (0.90%) Wireless
12 40 (0.80%) SMTP
13 39 (0.78%) LAN
13 39 (0.78%) tcpdump
13 39 (0.78%) VPN
14 38 (0.76%) DHCP
15 35 (0.70%) LDAP
15 35 (0.70%) VoIP
16 27 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (0.52%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (12.38%) Big Data
2 606 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 581 (11.57%) MySQL
4 537 (10.69%) MongoDB
5 491 (9.78%) Hadoop
6 410 (8.16%) Relational Database
7 386 (7.68%) SQL Server
8 343 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
9 315 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 175 (3.48%) RDBMS
11 146 (2.91%) Redis
12 104 (2.07%) Blockchain
13 87 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 68 (1.35%) Neo4j
15 66 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 62 (1.23%) GIS
17 55 (1.09%) HBase
18 48 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 46 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
20 45 (0.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 760 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 684 (13.62%) Jenkins
3 434 (8.64%) Selenium
4 329 (6.55%) JIRA
5 316 (6.29%) Maven
6 279 (5.55%) JUnit
7 265 (5.28%) Subversion
8 219 (4.36%) TeamCity
9 179 (3.56%) Jasmine
10 168 (3.34%) Cucumber
11 136 (2.71%) TestNG
12 132 (2.63%) WebDriver
13 127 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 125 (2.49%) Gradle
15 114 (2.27%) Bitbucket
16 106 (2.11%) JMeter
17 103 (2.05%) Protractor
18 101 (2.01%) gulp
19 92 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
20 84 (1.67%) MSBuild
General
1 1065 (21.20%) Finance
2 374 (7.45%) Marketing
3 311 (6.19%) Banking
4 299 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 216 (4.30%) Electronics
6 204 (4.06%) Retail
7 193 (3.84%) Manufacturing
8 136 (2.71%) Games
9 86 (1.71%) Advertising
10 80 (1.59%) Publishing
11 63 (1.25%) Legal
12 42 (0.84%) Law
13 41 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.54%) Front Office
15 26 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.44%) Automotive
17 21 (0.42%) Local Government
18 16 (0.32%) Online Betting
19 15 (0.30%) Military
20 14 (0.28%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1990 (39.62%) Developer
2 544 (10.83%) Java Developer
3 467 (9.30%) Architect
4 426 (8.48%) Software Engineer
5 418 (8.32%) Senior Developer
6 410 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 243 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 234 (4.66%) Software Developer
9 225 (4.48%) C# Developer
10 212 (4.22%) PHP Developer
11 208 (4.14%) .NET Developer
12 189 (3.76%) Analyst
13 186 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
14 179 (3.56%) Consultant
15 170 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
16 165 (3.28%) Junior
17 160 (3.19%) Lead Developer
18 154 (3.07%) Tester
19 148 (2.95%) Java Engineer
20 142 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (23.01%) HTML
2 977 (19.45%) CSS
3 897 (17.86%) .NET
4 692 (13.78%) AngularJS
5 637 (12.68%) Node.js
6 593 (11.81%) HTML5
7 591 (11.77%) Spring
7 591 (11.77%) Web Services
8 552 (10.99%) REST
9 382 (7.61%) jQuery
10 339 (6.75%) React
11 301 (5.99%) ASP.NET
12 295 (5.87%) XML
13 287 (5.71%) Hibernate
14 280 (5.57%) RESTful
15 274 (5.45%) SOAP
16 242 (4.82%) CSS3
17 208 (4.14%) Java EE
18 198 (3.94%) Kafka
19 189 (3.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 588 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 461 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 319 (6.35%) User Experience
4 283 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
5 242 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
6 231 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 203 (4.04%) Fintech
8 158 (3.15%) Algorithms
9 114 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 113 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 113 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 98 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 97 (1.93%) Online Banking
13 96 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
14 88 (1.75%) Social Media
15 84 (1.67%) Blog
16 61 (1.21%) Data Structures
17 51 (1.02%) Cloud Native
18 50 (1.00%) Private Cloud
19 44 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1585 (31.55%) Linux
2 449 (8.94%) Unix
3 425 (8.46%) Windows
4 265 (5.28%) CentOS
5 217 (4.32%) Ubuntu
6 212 (4.22%) Android
7 176 (3.50%) Apple iOS
8 142 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (1.17%) Windows Server
10 55 (1.09%) Debian
11 35 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 29 (0.58%) Kali Linux
13 24 (0.48%) VMS
14 18 (0.36%) Solaris
15 15 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.20%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2644 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1327 (26.42%) DevOps
3 1032 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
4 984 (19.59%) Software Engineering
5 973 (19.37%) TDD
6 924 (18.40%) Scrum
7 771 (15.35%) Test Automation
8 667 (13.28%) OO
9 505 (10.05%) Microservices
10 479 (9.54%) Analytics
11 460 (9.16%) SDLC
12 454 (9.04%) BDD
13 450 (8.96%) Mentoring
14 446 (8.88%) SOA
15 433 (8.62%) MVC
16 404 (8.04%) Configuration Management
17 395 (7.86%) Web Development
18 371 (7.39%) E-Commerce
19 349 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
20 331 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2250 (44.79%) Java
2 1638 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 1393 (27.73%) Python
4 1045 (20.80%) SQL
5 925 (18.42%) C#
6 781 (15.55%) PHP
7 507 (10.09%) Ruby
8 502 (9.99%) C++
9 383 (7.62%) Scala
10 285 (5.67%) C
11 280 (5.57%) Go
12 277 (5.51%) Perl
13 265 (5.28%) Bash Shell
14 208 (4.14%) PowerShell
15 202 (4.02%) Shell Script
16 125 (2.49%) Groovy
17 116 (2.31%) R
18 99 (1.97%) ES6
19 88 (1.75%) Clojure
20 62 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 938 (18.67%) Degree
2 379 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 293 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 185 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 79 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 74 (1.47%) PhD
7 73 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 65 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 35 (0.70%) CEH
10 34 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.60%) ISEB
12 28 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
13 26 (0.52%) CISSP
13 26 (0.52%) GIAC
14 21 (0.42%) GSEC
15 20 (0.40%) CCNA
16 19 (0.38%) CCNP
17 18 (0.36%) RHCE
18 15 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (7.70%) QA
2 22 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.32%) SLA
6 15 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.26%) COBIT
7 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 12 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.16%) PMO
11 7 (0.14%) GCP
12 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.080%) GDPR
14 4 (0.080%) WCAG
15 2 (0.040%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.040%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.040%) WAI
16 1 (0.020%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 594 (11.83%) Docker
2 123 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
4 68 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 50 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (0.86%) NFS
7 30 (0.60%) KVM
8 28 (0.56%) Xen
9 27 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 26 (0.52%) etcd
10 26 (0.52%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.50%) Apache Flume
12 23 (0.46%) Ceph
13 22 (0.44%) Snort
14 19 (0.38%) vCloud
15 17 (0.34%) flannel
15 17 (0.34%) iptables
16 16 (0.32%) HDFS
17 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 632 (12.58%) Puppet
2 561 (11.17%) Ansible
3 464 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
4 245 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 189 (3.76%) Nagios
6 144 (2.87%) Terraform
7 65 (1.29%) Grafana
7 65 (1.29%) Mesos
8 42 (0.84%) logstash
8 42 (0.84%) Salt
9 31 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 30 (0.60%) Nessus
11 29 (0.58%) Consul
12 28 (0.56%) CFEngine
12 28 (0.56%) Kibana
13 27 (0.54%) Cacti
13 27 (0.54%) ZABBIX
14 24 (0.48%) CloudHub
14 24 (0.48%) Nmap
14 24 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 452 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 424 (8.44%) Oracle
3 312 (6.21%) Google
4 236 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 200 (3.98%) VMware
6 186 (3.70%) IBM
7 184 (3.66%) SAP
8 133 (2.65%) Cisco
9 97 (1.93%) hybris
10 74 (1.47%) MuleSoft
11 69 (1.37%) ATG
11 69 (1.37%) Demandware
12 67 (1.33%) HP
13 63 (1.25%) Cognizant
14 56 (1.11%) Atlassian
15 55 (1.09%) Tableau
16 53 (1.06%) SaltStack
16 53 (1.06%) TIBCO
17 43 (0.86%) Splunk
18 38 (0.76%) Citrix