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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 117 127
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2361 2716 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.78% 2.72% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.06% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 2271 2066
Median salary £57,500 £57,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76220 88818 94836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62239 73997 76987
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the UK

Open Source
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 2216 £57,500 - 406
London -10 1174 £70,000 +12.00% 210
South East +17 268 £50,000 +5.26% 60
South West +1 183 £45,000 - 38
North West +17 182 £50,000 +11.11% 29
City of London -5 150 £62,500 +3.30% 48
Manchester +27 145 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Yorkshire +58 133 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East of England -14 107 £45,000 -14.28% 21
West Midlands -2 100 £45,000 - 13
West Yorkshire +21 77 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Bristol -5 75 £45,000 - 15
Scotland -3 74 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Berkshire +31 70 £47,500 - 13
Leeds +27 63 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Edinburgh +10 54 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East Midlands +30 51 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Reading +20 49 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Hampshire +8 48 £43,750 +2.94% 11
Surrey +12 47 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Hertfordshire +1 46 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 45 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Cambridge -9 42 £54,500 +14.73% 6
Glasgow +2 39 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hammersmith +18 35 £67,500 +17.39% 4
North Yorkshire +26 34 £50,000 +14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +2 34 £47,500 -13.63% 11
Cheshire -14 30 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Brighton +20 29 £40,000 -42.85% 5
East Sussex +10 29 £40,000 -11.11% 5

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2397 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 2030 (43.93%) Java
3 1531 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 1501 (32.48%) Linux
5 1220 (26.40%) Python
6 1153 (24.95%) DevOps
7 1112 (24.06%) HTML
8 935 (20.23%) Software Engineering
9 902 (19.52%) TDD
10 900 (19.48%) Finance
11 898 (19.43%) CSS
12 892 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
13 891 (19.28%) Scrum
14 873 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
15 848 (18.35%) SQL
16 838 (18.13%) PHP
17 822 (17.79%) C#
18 806 (17.44%) .NET
19 786 (17.01%) Degree
20 691 (14.95%) OO
21 671 (14.52%) Git (software)
22 656 (14.20%) Test Automation
23 648 (14.02%) AngularJS
24 643 (13.91%) Web Services
25 601 (13.01%) Jenkins
26 589 (12.75%) MySQL
27 586 (12.68%) NoSQL
28 579 (12.53%) Node.js
29 566 (12.25%) HTML5
30 564 (12.21%) Apache

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
1 564 (12.21%) Apache
2 273 (5.91%) Apache Spark
3 256 (5.54%) Tomcat
4 219 (4.74%) CMS
5 186 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
6 184 (3.98%) WebSphere
7 166 (3.59%) Apache Solr
8 165 (3.57%) nginx
9 151 (3.27%) JBoss
10 130 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 117 (2.53%) Drupal
12 100 (2.16%) Confluence
13 95 (2.06%) OpenStack
14 94 (2.03%) WordPress
15 75 (1.62%) WebLogic
16 74 (1.60%) IIS
16 74 (1.60%) Mule
17 61 (1.32%) SAS
18 60 (1.30%) SharePoint
19 57 (1.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 31 (0.67%) SPSS
2 23 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.087%) Abaqus
9 4 (0.087%) GIMP
9 4 (0.087%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.087%) Stata
10 2 (0.043%) Gephi
10 2 (0.043%) InVision
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) HipChat
11 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 59 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 52 (1.13%) Magento
3 17 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.24%) SAP ECC
5 11 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.19%) SAP MDM
7 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.17%) OpenCart
8 6 (0.13%) osCommerce
8 6 (0.13%) Shopify
9 4 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.043%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.022%) MetaTrader
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 873 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 361 (7.81%) GitHub
3 351 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 238 (5.15%) SaaS
5 166 (3.59%) PaaS
6 120 (2.60%) IaaS
7 108 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 90 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
9 62 (1.34%) Google Analytics
10 53 (1.15%) Office 365
11 46 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (0.76%) Google Play
14 29 (0.63%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
16 21 (0.45%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
18 14 (0.30%) Heroku
19 13 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 212 (4.59%) Internet
2 186 (4.03%) HTTP
3 134 (2.90%) DNS
4 131 (2.83%) Firewall
5 121 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 66 (1.43%) SAN
7 53 (1.15%) WAN
8 49 (1.06%) LAN
8 49 (1.06%) VoIP
9 44 (0.95%) SSL
10 36 (0.78%) Network Security
10 36 (0.78%) VPN
11 35 (0.76%) Wireshark
12 30 (0.65%) LDAP
13 29 (0.63%) DHCP
13 29 (0.63%) Wireless
14 23 (0.50%) FTP
14 23 (0.50%) NAS
14 23 (0.50%) SNMP
15 22 (0.48%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (12.75%) MySQL
2 586 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 506 (10.95%) MongoDB
4 491 (10.63%) Big Data
5 415 (8.98%) Hadoop
6 333 (7.21%) SQL Server
7 313 (6.77%) Relational Database
8 287 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
9 278 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 167 (3.61%) RDBMS
11 147 (3.18%) Redis
12 88 (1.90%) Apache Hive
13 86 (1.86%) GIS
13 86 (1.86%) Neo4j
14 81 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
15 70 (1.51%) Blockchain
16 56 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 51 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 50 (1.08%) Oracle Database
19 49 (1.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 671 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 601 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 357 (7.73%) Selenium
4 288 (6.23%) Maven
5 285 (6.17%) JIRA
6 270 (5.84%) Subversion
7 217 (4.70%) JUnit
8 181 (3.92%) TeamCity
9 129 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 112 (2.42%) Jasmine
11 100 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 100 (2.16%) Cucumber
12 90 (1.95%) Visual Studio
13 88 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 86 (1.86%) Ant
15 85 (1.84%) TestNG
16 84 (1.82%) WebDriver
17 83 (1.80%) Hudson
18 82 (1.77%) Gradle
19 78 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 900 (19.48%) Finance
2 315 (6.82%) Banking
3 269 (5.82%) Marketing
4 198 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 197 (4.26%) Retail
6 144 (3.12%) Games
7 115 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 93 (2.01%) Electronics
9 83 (1.80%) Advertising
10 66 (1.43%) Publishing
11 58 (1.26%) Legal
12 45 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 39 (0.84%) Local Government
14 38 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 28 (0.61%) Law
16 26 (0.56%) Front Office
17 15 (0.32%) Back Office
18 10 (0.22%) Automotive
19 9 (0.19%) Military
19 9 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1841 (39.84%) Developer
2 513 (11.10%) Architect
3 496 (10.73%) Java Developer
4 450 (9.74%) Software Engineer
5 370 (8.01%) Senior Developer
6 348 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 265 (5.73%) PHP Developer
8 211 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 204 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 198 (4.28%) Software Developer
11 193 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 190 (4.11%) Consultant
13 189 (4.09%) Java Engineer
14 168 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
15 160 (3.46%) Analyst
16 143 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
17 139 (3.01%) Junior
18 134 (2.90%) Web Developer
19 129 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
20 127 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1112 (24.06%) HTML
2 898 (19.43%) CSS
3 806 (17.44%) .NET
4 648 (14.02%) AngularJS
5 643 (13.91%) Web Services
6 579 (12.53%) Node.js
7 566 (12.25%) HTML5
8 551 (11.92%) Spring
9 529 (11.45%) REST
10 378 (8.18%) jQuery
11 336 (7.27%) XML
12 323 (6.99%) SOAP
13 287 (6.21%) React
14 259 (5.60%) ASP.NET
15 253 (5.48%) LAMP
16 237 (5.13%) Hibernate
17 232 (5.02%) RESTful
18 227 (4.91%) Java EE
19 226 (4.89%) CSS3
20 205 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 508 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 378 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 271 (5.86%) User Experience
4 250 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 237 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 210 (4.54%) Mobile App
7 145 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 143 (3.09%) Fintech
9 121 (2.62%) Algorithms
10 93 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 92 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
12 89 (1.93%) Blog
13 83 (1.80%) Social Media
14 69 (1.49%) Public Cloud
15 59 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 57 (1.23%) Hedge funds
17 44 (0.95%) Data Structures
17 44 (0.95%) N-Tier
18 41 (0.89%) Private Cloud
19 40 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1501 (32.48%) Linux
2 382 (8.27%) Unix
3 379 (8.20%) Windows
4 239 (5.17%) CentOS
5 236 (5.11%) Android
6 180 (3.90%) Apple iOS
7 170 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 169 (3.66%) Ubuntu
9 87 (1.88%) Windows Server
10 68 (1.47%) Debian
11 38 (0.82%) Solaris
12 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.39%) VMS
14 15 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.30%) Kali Linux
16 11 (0.24%) SmartOS
17 10 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.19%) AIX
19 8 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2397 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1153 (24.95%) DevOps
3 935 (20.23%) Software Engineering
4 902 (19.52%) TDD
5 892 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 891 (19.28%) Scrum
7 691 (14.95%) OO
8 656 (14.20%) Test Automation
9 487 (10.54%) MVC
10 470 (10.17%) SOA
11 465 (10.06%) SDLC
12 427 (9.24%) BDD
13 414 (8.96%) Microservices
14 392 (8.48%) Analytics
15 367 (7.94%) Mentoring
16 363 (7.86%) E-Commerce
17 331 (7.16%) Web Development
18 327 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
19 309 (6.69%) Configuration Management
20 267 (5.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2030 (43.93%) Java
2 1531 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 1220 (26.40%) Python
4 848 (18.35%) SQL
5 838 (18.13%) PHP
6 822 (17.79%) C#
7 484 (10.47%) Ruby
8 386 (8.35%) C++
9 356 (7.70%) Scala
10 277 (5.99%) Bash Shell
10 277 (5.99%) Perl
11 207 (4.48%) Go
12 200 (4.33%) C
13 133 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 108 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 100 (2.16%) Groovy
16 98 (2.12%) R
17 71 (1.54%) ES6
18 61 (1.32%) Clojure
19 51 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 786 (17.01%) Degree
2 298 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 270 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 140 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 62 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 56 (1.21%) ISEB
8 54 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
8 54 (1.17%) PhD
9 43 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 41 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.65%) CISSP
12 29 (0.63%) CCNA
13 21 (0.45%) CEH
13 21 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.43%) GIAC
15 18 (0.39%) CCNP
15 18 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 16 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 357 (7.73%) QA
2 25 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.45%) COBIT
5 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.30%) SLA
7 13 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002
7 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.15%) WCAG
10 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 4 (0.087%) GCP
11 4 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.065%) MiFID
12 3 (0.065%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.043%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.043%) PMO
13 2 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 501 (10.84%) Docker
2 124 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 63 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 42 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.89%) KVM
7 37 (0.80%) Xen
8 36 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (0.71%) vCloud
10 32 (0.69%) HDFS
11 31 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 29 (0.63%) NFS
13 27 (0.58%) Varnish
14 24 (0.52%) etcd
15 21 (0.45%) Snort
16 20 (0.43%) Apache Flume
17 18 (0.39%) iptables
18 17 (0.37%) Ceph
18 17 (0.37%) vSphere
19 15 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 519 (11.23%) Puppet
2 427 (9.24%) Ansible
3 366 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
4 213 (4.61%) Kubernetes
5 154 (3.33%) Nagios
6 108 (2.34%) Terraform
7 59 (1.28%) Mesos
8 50 (1.08%) Grafana
9 49 (1.06%) logstash
10 44 (0.95%) Salt
11 31 (0.67%) Kibana
12 25 (0.54%) ZABBIX
13 24 (0.52%) Cacti
13 24 (0.52%) Consul
14 23 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (0.50%) HAProxy
15 21 (0.45%) CFEngine
15 21 (0.45%) CloudHub
16 20 (0.43%) Packer
17 18 (0.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 446 (9.65%) Oracle
2 442 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 328 (7.10%) Google
4 229 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 216 (4.67%) VMware
6 181 (3.92%) IBM
7 109 (2.36%) hybris
8 104 (2.25%) Cisco
9 103 (2.23%) SAP
10 76 (1.64%) MuleSoft
11 74 (1.60%) ATG
11 74 (1.60%) Demandware
12 64 (1.38%) Zend
13 59 (1.28%) Splunk
14 58 (1.26%) TIBCO
15 55 (1.19%) Atlassian
16 52 (1.13%) Rackspace
17 47 (1.02%) HP
18 46 (1.00%) Talend
19 45 (0.97%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35200.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago