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

Open Source
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 108 130
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2342 2923 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.74% 2.80% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.16% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 2357 2017
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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 29 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 29 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 +6 2198 £55,000 - 384
London -3 1128 £67,500 +8.87% 205
South East +14 351 £50,000 - 32
South West +31 185 £42,500 -5.55% 29
City of London +3 170 £68,753 +14.58% 48
North West +8 141 £47,500 +18.75% 36
East of England +7 140 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Yorkshire +65 139 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Berkshire +62 116 £48,750 -2.50% 11
Manchester +2 96 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Bristol +8 87 £50,000 +11.11% 13
West Yorkshire +16 85 £46,750 +24.66% 24
Scotland -21 76 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Leeds +25 71 £52,500 +31.25% 19
West Midlands -45 66 £40,000 - 13
Hampshire +30 64 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Edinburgh -1 60 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hertfordshire -19 57 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Reading +26 55 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 53 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Surrey -22 51 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Cambridge +15 47 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hammersmith +18 44 £80,000 +60.00% 3
East Midlands -6 41 £47,500 +25.00% 8
North Yorkshire +38 40 £50,000 +63.93% 6
Wiltshire +38 33 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 32 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Milton Keynes -9 32 £42,500 -10.52%
Oxfordshire -4 31 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow -13 31 £60,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 2410 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2040 (43.02%) Java
3 1581 (33.34%) JavaScript
4 1529 (32.24%) Linux
5 1179 (24.86%) Python
6 1155 (24.36%) HTML
7 1076 (22.69%) DevOps
8 954 (20.12%) Finance
9 919 (19.38%) Software Engineering
10 901 (19.00%) CSS
11 874 (18.43%) PHP
12 868 (18.30%) Scrum
13 854 (18.01%) C#
14 844 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
15 842 (17.76%) .NET
16 832 (17.55%) TDD
17 825 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
18 823 (17.36%) SQL
19 776 (16.36%) Degree
20 684 (14.42%) OO
21 678 (14.30%) AngularJS
22 665 (14.02%) Web Services
23 653 (13.77%) Git (software)
24 601 (12.67%) NoSQL
25 589 (12.42%) MySQL
26 568 (11.98%) MVC
27 567 (11.96%) Node.js
28 562 (11.85%) HTML5
29 561 (11.83%) Puppet
30 556 (11.73%) 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
1 552 (11.64%) Apache
2 285 (6.01%) Tomcat
3 227 (4.79%) JBoss
4 212 (4.47%) Apache Spark
5 208 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
6 195 (4.11%) CMS
6 195 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 143 (3.02%) nginx
8 122 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 121 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 111 (2.34%) WordPress
11 108 (2.28%) IIS
12 107 (2.26%) Drupal
13 91 (1.92%) Apache Solr
14 88 (1.86%) OpenStack
15 86 (1.81%) Apache Pig
16 78 (1.64%) Confluence
17 73 (1.54%) SharePoint
18 57 (1.20%) Alfresco
18 57 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 271 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.51%) SPSS
3 18 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.36%) MS Office
5 15 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.084%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.084%) 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 20 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 13 (0.27%) osCommerce
5 13 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.13%) Shopify
8 4 (0.084%) OpenCart
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.063%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.042%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 844 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 310 (6.54%) GitHub
3 308 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 167 (3.52%) SaaS
5 120 (2.53%) PaaS
6 98 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 87 (1.83%) IaaS
8 68 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 66 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
10 63 (1.33%) Office 365
11 50 (1.05%) Google Analytics
12 45 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 45 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (0.74%) Google Play
14 23 (0.49%) Heroku
15 18 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.30%) Slack
19 12 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.74%) HTTP
2 178 (3.75%) DNS
3 167 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 161 (3.40%) Internet
5 144 (3.04%) Firewall
6 61 (1.29%) SSL
7 58 (1.22%) SAN
7 58 (1.22%) WAN
8 52 (1.10%) VoIP
9 49 (1.03%) DHCP
9 49 (1.03%) LDAP
10 43 (0.91%) LAN
11 34 (0.72%) Intranet
11 34 (0.72%) VPN
12 33 (0.70%) Network Security
13 31 (0.65%) Wireshark
14 29 (0.61%) Kerberos
15 27 (0.57%) SMTP
16 26 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (12.67%) NoSQL
2 589 (12.42%) MySQL
3 512 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 487 (10.27%) Big Data
5 403 (8.50%) Hadoop
6 346 (7.30%) SQL Server
7 292 (6.16%) Relational Database
8 269 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 243 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
10 164 (3.46%) RDBMS
11 127 (2.68%) Redis
12 109 (2.30%) Apache Hive
13 86 (1.81%) Neo4j
14 77 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 74 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 69 (1.46%) GIS
17 66 (1.39%) Blockchain
18 55 (1.16%) Pentaho
19 54 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 653 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 550 (11.60%) Jenkins
3 319 (6.73%) Selenium
4 266 (5.61%) Maven
5 237 (5.00%) JIRA
6 232 (4.89%) Subversion
7 213 (4.49%) TeamCity
8 190 (4.01%) JUnit
9 148 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 103 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 101 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 97 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 94 (1.98%) Visual Studio
14 89 (1.88%) Hudson
15 80 (1.69%) Jasmine
16 78 (1.64%) Eclipse
16 78 (1.64%) MSBuild
17 77 (1.62%) WebDriver
18 76 (1.60%) Ant
19 66 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 954 (20.12%) Finance
2 381 (8.03%) Banking
3 208 (4.39%) Marketing
4 189 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 187 (3.94%) Retail
6 157 (3.31%) Games
7 118 (2.49%) Advertising
8 82 (1.73%) Publishing
9 72 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 46 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.86%) Legal
12 41 (0.86%) Local Government
13 37 (0.78%) Electronics
14 27 (0.57%) Law
15 22 (0.46%) Front Office
16 17 (0.36%) Back Office
17 16 (0.34%) Military
18 15 (0.32%) Billing
19 14 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1939 (40.89%) Developer
2 557 (11.75%) Architect
3 553 (11.66%) Java Developer
4 411 (8.67%) Software Engineer
5 375 (7.91%) Senior Developer
6 329 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 293 (6.18%) PHP Developer
8 235 (4.96%) C# Developer
9 217 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 202 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 177 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 172 (3.63%) Java Engineer
13 168 (3.54%) Analyst
14 165 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
15 164 (3.46%) Consultant
16 163 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
17 162 (3.42%) Administrator
18 156 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
19 150 (3.16%) Lead Developer
20 145 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1155 (24.36%) HTML
2 901 (19.00%) CSS
3 842 (17.76%) .NET
4 678 (14.30%) AngularJS
5 665 (14.02%) Web Services
6 567 (11.96%) Node.js
7 562 (11.85%) HTML5
8 556 (11.73%) Spring
9 519 (10.94%) REST
10 407 (8.58%) jQuery
11 344 (7.25%) XML
12 286 (6.03%) SOAP
13 277 (5.84%) React
14 272 (5.74%) ASP.NET
15 270 (5.69%) RESTful
16 268 (5.65%) LAMP
17 244 (5.15%) JSON
18 242 (5.10%) CSS3
19 218 (4.60%) Hibernate
20 217 (4.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 540 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 327 (6.90%) User Experience
3 323 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 247 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 219 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 153 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 130 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 126 (2.66%) Data Centre
9 124 (2.61%) Fintech
10 95 (2.00%) Blog
11 90 (1.90%) Social Media
12 68 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 66 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
14 59 (1.24%) 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 39 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1529 (32.24%) Linux
2 409 (8.63%) Unix
3 405 (8.54%) Windows
4 244 (5.15%) Android
5 216 (4.56%) CentOS
6 186 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 181 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 167 (3.52%) Ubuntu
9 114 (2.40%) Windows Server
10 66 (1.39%) Debian
11 45 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (0.91%) Solaris
13 37 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.23%) AIX
15 11 (0.23%) SmartOS
16 10 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.19%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2410 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1076 (22.69%) DevOps
3 919 (19.38%) Software Engineering
4 868 (18.30%) Scrum
5 832 (17.55%) TDD
6 825 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
7 684 (14.42%) OO
8 568 (11.98%) MVC
9 500 (10.54%) Microservices
10 472 (9.95%) SOA
11 439 (9.26%) SDLC
12 402 (8.48%) BDD
13 356 (7.51%) Configuration Management
14 354 (7.47%) E-Commerce
15 352 (7.42%) Analytics
16 339 (7.15%) Mentoring
16 339 (7.15%) Web Development
17 288 (6.07%) OOP
18 287 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
19 244 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2040 (43.02%) Java
2 1581 (33.34%) JavaScript
3 1179 (24.86%) Python
4 874 (18.43%) PHP
5 854 (18.01%) C#
6 823 (17.36%) SQL
7 501 (10.57%) Ruby
8 361 (7.61%) Scala
9 353 (7.44%) C++
10 326 (6.87%) Bash Shell
11 301 (6.35%) Perl
12 187 (3.94%) Go
13 186 (3.92%) C
14 159 (3.35%) PowerShell
15 95 (2.00%) Groovy
16 93 (1.96%) R
17 81 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 65 (1.37%) ES6
19 58 (1.22%) PL/SQL
20 53 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 776 (16.36%) Degree
2 300 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 132 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.62%) DV Cleared
4 77 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.33%) PhD
6 53 (1.12%) ISEB
7 32 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (0.61%) CISSP
9 21 (0.44%) CCNA
10 20 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (0.38%) RHCE
12 17 (0.36%) SANS
13 16 (0.34%) CISM
13 16 (0.34%) GIAC
14 15 (0.32%) CCNP
14 15 (0.32%) CISA
14 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (6.83%) QA
2 34 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.67%) SDET
4 31 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.42%) SLA
7 17 (0.36%) COBIT
8 14 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.19%) WCAG
10 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.15%) GCP
11 7 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.15%) PMO
12 6 (0.13%) SSAE 16
13 4 (0.084%) MiFID
14 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.063%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.042%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.021%) Basel III
16 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 431 (9.09%) Docker
2 139 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 57 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 54 (1.14%) HDFS
6 38 (0.80%) Varnish
7 33 (0.70%) vCloud
8 30 (0.63%) KVM
9 28 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 28 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.46%) NFS
11 22 (0.46%) Xen
12 20 (0.42%) Kamailio
13 16 (0.34%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.34%) vSphere
14 15 (0.32%) Firmware
15 14 (0.30%) Apache Flume
15 14 (0.30%) Samba
16 11 (0.23%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 561 (11.83%) Puppet
2 371 (7.82%) Ansible
3 352 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 171 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 129 (2.72%) Nagios
6 83 (1.75%) Terraform
7 53 (1.12%) Salt
8 51 (1.08%) Mesos
9 34 (0.72%) logstash
10 32 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
11 30 (0.63%) Oozie
12 29 (0.61%) Grafana
13 28 (0.59%) ZABBIX
14 25 (0.53%) Kibana
14 25 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
15 22 (0.46%) Cobbler
15 22 (0.46%) HAProxy
16 21 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
16 21 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 19 (0.40%) Graphite
Vendors
1 505 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 447 (9.43%) Oracle
3 305 (6.43%) Google
4 231 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 226 (4.77%) VMware
6 178 (3.75%) IBM
7 87 (1.83%) hybris
8 79 (1.67%) Zend
9 74 (1.56%) Cisco
10 71 (1.50%) SAP
11 70 (1.48%) MuleSoft
12 66 (1.39%) Talend
13 64 (1.35%) Splunk
14 54 (1.14%) Atlassian
15 53 (1.12%) TIBCO
16 49 (1.03%) ATG
17 46 (0.97%) Demandware
18 45 (0.95%) Rackspace
19 43 (0.91%) Cognizant
19 43 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 - €60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
AB Recruit
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum bens package + conference time off
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
83Zero
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunity!
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
AB Recruit
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago