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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 130
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2338 2922 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.73% 2.79% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.15% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 2358 2028
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 2196 £55,000 - 385
London -4 1126 £67,500 +8.00% 204
South East +13 348 £50,000 - 32
South West +34 190 £42,500 -5.55% 30
City of London -4 173 £68,877 +14.79% 49
North West +6 143 £46,250 +15.62% 37
East of England +17 142 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Yorkshire +50 135 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Berkshire +58 114 £50,000 - 11
Manchester +2 97 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Bristol +11 91 £50,000 +11.11% 12
West Yorkshire +9 82 £47,500 +26.66% 24
Scotland -21 74 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Leeds +20 69 £52,500 +31.25% 19
Hampshire +30 65 £51,250 +13.88% 7
West Midlands -51 64 £40,000 - 13
Edinburgh +1 60 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Hertfordshire -11 58 £55,000 - 7
Reading +29 54 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +28 54 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Surrey -18 51 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Cambridge +17 48 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hammersmith +17 44 £80,000 +60.00% 3
East Midlands +3 41 £50,000 +31.57% 8
North Yorkshire +41 39 £50,000 +63.93% 6
Wiltshire +38 33 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 31 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Oxfordshire -11 31 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -12 31 £42,500 -10.52%
Glasgow -12 30 £60,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2405 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2037 (43.06%) Java
3 1582 (33.44%) JavaScript
4 1528 (32.30%) Linux
5 1177 (24.88%) Python
6 1153 (24.37%) HTML
7 1071 (22.64%) DevOps
8 952 (20.12%) Finance
9 923 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 898 (18.98%) CSS
11 873 (18.45%) PHP
12 864 (18.26%) Scrum
13 855 (18.07%) C#
14 846 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
15 843 (17.82%) .NET
16 831 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
17 828 (17.50%) TDD
18 825 (17.44%) SQL
19 780 (16.49%) Degree
20 687 (14.52%) OO
21 679 (14.35%) AngularJS
22 662 (13.99%) Web Services
23 652 (13.78%) Git (software)
24 599 (12.66%) NoSQL
25 591 (12.49%) MySQL
26 569 (12.03%) Node.js
27 566 (11.96%) MVC
28 564 (11.92%) HTML5
29 556 (11.75%) Puppet
30 553 (11.69%) Spring

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
1 550 (11.63%) Apache
2 285 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 226 (4.78%) JBoss
4 214 (4.52%) Apache Spark
5 202 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
6 195 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 194 (4.10%) CMS
8 141 (2.98%) nginx
9 123 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 121 (2.56%) WebLogic
11 111 (2.35%) Drupal
12 110 (2.33%) WordPress
13 106 (2.24%) IIS
14 91 (1.92%) Apache Solr
15 88 (1.86%) OpenStack
16 85 (1.80%) Apache Pig
17 80 (1.69%) Confluence
18 72 (1.52%) SharePoint
19 57 (1.20%) Alfresco
19 57 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 270 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.51%) SPSS
3 17 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.34%) MS Office
5 15 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.085%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.085%) Stata
10 3 (0.063%) Gephi
11 2 (0.042%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.042%) Weka
12 1 (0.021%) Blender
12 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.021%) HipChat
12 1 (0.021%) Houdini
12 1 (0.021%) InVision
12 1 (0.021%) Maya
Business Applications
1 71 (1.50%) Magento
2 21 (0.44%) SAP ECC
2 21 (0.44%) SAP ERP
2 21 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 21 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 19 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 13 (0.27%) osCommerce
6 12 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.13%) Shopify
9 4 (0.085%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.063%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.042%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 846 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 309 (6.53%) GitHub
3 306 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 165 (3.49%) SaaS
5 120 (2.54%) PaaS
6 98 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 87 (1.84%) IaaS
8 69 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 67 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (1.31%) Office 365
11 50 (1.06%) Google Analytics
12 46 (0.97%) Amazon S3
13 45 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (0.74%) Google Play
15 23 (0.49%) Heroku
16 18 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (0.30%) Slack
20 12 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 222 (4.69%) HTTP
2 177 (3.74%) DNS
3 165 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 159 (3.36%) Internet
5 144 (3.04%) Firewall
6 60 (1.27%) SSL
7 58 (1.23%) SAN
8 57 (1.20%) WAN
9 52 (1.10%) VoIP
10 49 (1.04%) LDAP
11 48 (1.01%) DHCP
12 43 (0.91%) LAN
13 34 (0.72%) Intranet
13 34 (0.72%) VPN
14 32 (0.68%) Network Security
15 29 (0.61%) Kerberos
15 29 (0.61%) Wireshark
16 27 (0.57%) SMTP
17 25 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (12.66%) NoSQL
2 591 (12.49%) MySQL
3 511 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 482 (10.19%) Big Data
5 402 (8.50%) Hadoop
6 346 (7.31%) SQL Server
7 291 (6.15%) Relational Database
8 271 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 245 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
10 164 (3.47%) RDBMS
11 126 (2.66%) Redis
12 108 (2.28%) Apache Hive
13 86 (1.82%) Neo4j
14 77 (1.63%) Oracle Database
15 73 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 69 (1.46%) GIS
17 64 (1.35%) Blockchain
18 55 (1.16%) Pentaho
19 54 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 652 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 551 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 321 (6.79%) Selenium
4 267 (5.64%) Maven
5 238 (5.03%) JIRA
6 232 (4.90%) Subversion
7 214 (4.52%) TeamCity
8 189 (3.99%) JUnit
9 149 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 101 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 101 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 95 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 93 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 87 (1.84%) Hudson
14 81 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 78 (1.65%) WebDriver
16 77 (1.63%) Eclipse
17 76 (1.61%) MSBuild
18 75 (1.59%) Ant
19 66 (1.40%) Gradle
General
1 952 (20.12%) Finance
2 382 (8.07%) Banking
3 207 (4.38%) Marketing
4 188 (3.97%) Retail
5 185 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 157 (3.32%) Games
7 118 (2.49%) Advertising
8 81 (1.71%) Publishing
9 71 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 46 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.87%) Legal
12 41 (0.87%) Local Government
13 36 (0.76%) Electronics
14 26 (0.55%) Law
15 24 (0.51%) Front Office
16 18 (0.38%) Back Office
17 16 (0.34%) Military
18 15 (0.32%) Billing
19 14 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1934 (40.88%) Developer
2 554 (11.71%) Architect
3 552 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 412 (8.71%) Software Engineer
5 373 (7.88%) Senior Developer
6 326 (6.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 293 (6.19%) PHP Developer
8 234 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 216 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 201 (4.25%) .NET Developer
11 177 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 168 (3.55%) Java Engineer
13 167 (3.53%) Analyst
14 164 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
15 163 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
16 162 (3.42%) Consultant
17 161 (3.40%) Administrator
18 155 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
19 150 (3.17%) Lead Developer
20 144 (3.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1153 (24.37%) HTML
2 898 (18.98%) CSS
3 843 (17.82%) .NET
4 679 (14.35%) AngularJS
5 662 (13.99%) Web Services
6 569 (12.03%) Node.js
7 564 (11.92%) HTML5
8 553 (11.69%) Spring
9 517 (10.93%) REST
10 405 (8.56%) jQuery
11 344 (7.27%) XML
12 284 (6.00%) SOAP
13 279 (5.90%) React
14 271 (5.73%) ASP.NET
15 269 (5.69%) LAMP
15 269 (5.69%) RESTful
16 242 (5.12%) CSS3
17 241 (5.09%) JSON
18 217 (4.59%) Middleware
19 215 (4.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 542 (11.46%) Computer Science
2 325 (6.87%) User Experience
3 322 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 249 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 219 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 153 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 130 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 127 (2.68%) Data Centre
9 125 (2.64%) Fintech
10 95 (2.01%) Blog
11 89 (1.88%) Social Media
12 67 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 66 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
14 59 (1.25%) Online Banking
15 54 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 54 (1.14%) Hedge funds
16 53 (1.12%) N-Tier
16 53 (1.12%) Public Cloud
17 46 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1528 (32.30%) Linux
2 406 (8.58%) Unix
3 403 (8.52%) Windows
4 246 (5.20%) Android
5 214 (4.52%) CentOS
6 185 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 183 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 167 (3.53%) Ubuntu
9 114 (2.41%) Windows Server
10 66 (1.40%) Debian
11 45 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (0.91%) Solaris
13 37 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.23%) AIX
15 11 (0.23%) SmartOS
16 10 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.19%) VMS
17 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2405 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1071 (22.64%) DevOps
3 923 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 864 (18.26%) Scrum
5 831 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
6 828 (17.50%) TDD
7 687 (14.52%) OO
8 566 (11.96%) MVC
9 502 (10.61%) Microservices
10 472 (9.98%) SOA
11 440 (9.30%) SDLC
12 401 (8.48%) BDD
13 355 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 352 (7.44%) Analytics
14 352 (7.44%) Configuration Management
15 341 (7.21%) Mentoring
16 340 (7.19%) Web Development
17 288 (6.09%) OOP
18 286 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
19 244 (5.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2037 (43.06%) Java
2 1582 (33.44%) JavaScript
3 1177 (24.88%) Python
4 873 (18.45%) PHP
5 855 (18.07%) C#
6 825 (17.44%) SQL
7 499 (10.55%) Ruby
8 358 (7.57%) Scala
9 354 (7.48%) C++
10 325 (6.87%) Bash Shell
11 301 (6.36%) Perl
12 183 (3.87%) C
12 183 (3.87%) Go
13 156 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 95 (2.01%) Groovy
15 93 (1.97%) R
16 81 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 66 (1.40%) ES6
18 58 (1.23%) PL/SQL
19 53 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 780 (16.49%) Degree
2 297 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 132 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 74 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 64 (1.35%) PhD
7 53 (1.12%) ISEB
8 32 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.61%) CISSP
10 21 (0.44%) CCNA
11 20 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (0.38%) RHCE
13 17 (0.36%) SANS
14 16 (0.34%) CISM
14 16 (0.34%) GIAC
15 15 (0.32%) CCNP
15 15 (0.32%) CISA
15 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (6.91%) QA
2 34 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.68%) SDET
4 30 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.42%) SLA
7 18 (0.38%) COBIT
8 14 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.19%) WCAG
10 7 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.15%) GCP
10 7 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.15%) PMO
11 6 (0.13%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.085%) MiFID
13 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.063%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.042%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.021%) Basel III
15 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 432 (9.13%) Docker
2 138 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 53 (1.12%) HDFS
6 38 (0.80%) Varnish
7 33 (0.70%) vCloud
8 31 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (0.63%) KVM
10 28 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 23 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.49%) Xen
12 22 (0.47%) NFS
13 19 (0.40%) Kamailio
14 16 (0.34%) VirtualBox
14 16 (0.34%) vSphere
15 15 (0.32%) Firmware
16 13 (0.27%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.27%) Samba
17 11 (0.23%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 556 (11.75%) Puppet
2 369 (7.80%) Ansible
3 351 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 173 (3.66%) Kubernetes
5 129 (2.73%) Nagios
6 83 (1.75%) Terraform
7 53 (1.12%) Salt
8 51 (1.08%) Mesos
9 34 (0.72%) logstash
10 33 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
11 30 (0.63%) Grafana
11 30 (0.63%) Oozie
12 28 (0.59%) ZABBIX
13 25 (0.53%) Kibana
13 25 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
14 22 (0.47%) Cobbler
14 22 (0.47%) HAProxy
15 21 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
15 21 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 20 (0.42%) Graphite
Vendors
1 504 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 449 (9.49%) Oracle
3 303 (6.40%) Google
4 227 (4.80%) Red Hat
5 224 (4.73%) VMware
6 179 (3.78%) IBM
7 87 (1.84%) hybris
8 79 (1.67%) Zend
9 73 (1.54%) Cisco
10 70 (1.48%) MuleSoft
10 70 (1.48%) SAP
11 66 (1.40%) Talend
12 64 (1.35%) Splunk
13 54 (1.14%) Atlassian
14 53 (1.12%) TIBCO
15 49 (1.04%) ATG
16 46 (0.97%) Demandware
16 46 (0.97%) Rackspace
17 44 (0.93%) Cognizant
18 43 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 - €60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
AB Recruit
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum bens package + conference time off
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
83Zero
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunity!
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, equity
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Profit Share
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday