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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 110 126
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2578 2743 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.89% 2.79% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.14% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 2304 2143
Median salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +6.66%  
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 £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -3 2424 £57,500 - 380
London -15 1301 £70,000 +12.00% 189
South East +34 304 £48,750 -2.50% 40
North West +34 208 £47,500 +5.55% 33
Manchester +51 180 £50,000 +7.92% 23
South West -4 170 £45,000 - 36
City of London -15 142 £62,500 +4.16% 47
West Midlands -10 127 £45,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire +19 122 £50,000 +5.26% 22
East of England -9 117 £47,500 -13.63% 26
Scotland +17 86 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Berkshire +27 73 £52,500 +5.00% 13
West Yorkshire +4 73 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Bristol -24 66 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Leeds -2 61 £50,000 - 15
Edinburgh +21 58 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Midlands +17 58 £35,500 -26.04% 16
Reading +35 57 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Hertfordshire -4 54 £45,000 -21.73% 8
Glasgow +11 51 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Surrey +24 50 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hampshire -13 47 £47,500 +17.28% 6
Cambridgeshire -7 43 £49,000 -2.00% 14
Birmingham +1 42 £40,500 -12.43% 2
East Sussex +33 40 £45,000 - 4
Brighton +31 40 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cambridge -11 38 £50,000 - 14
Hammersmith +6 35 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Oxfordshire +8 34 £47,500 -12.03% 3
North Yorkshire +19 33 £50,000 +17.64% 3

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2550 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2155 (44.26%) Java
3 1597 (32.80%) Linux
4 1559 (32.02%) JavaScript
5 1300 (26.70%) Python
6 1259 (25.86%) DevOps
7 1144 (23.50%) HTML
8 993 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
9 962 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
10 960 (19.72%) Finance
11 959 (19.70%) Software Engineering
12 950 (19.51%) SQL
13 948 (19.47%) CSS
14 946 (19.43%) TDD
15 913 (18.75%) Scrum
16 887 (18.22%) .NET
16 887 (18.22%) C#
17 856 (17.58%) PHP
18 847 (17.40%) Degree
19 743 (15.26%) Git (software)
20 720 (14.79%) Test Automation
21 692 (14.21%) OO
22 668 (13.72%) AngularJS
23 665 (13.66%) Web Services
24 654 (13.43%) Jenkins
25 609 (12.51%) MySQL
26 595 (12.22%) Node.js
27 594 (12.20%) NoSQL
28 581 (11.93%) Apache
29 580 (11.91%) 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
1 581 (11.93%) Apache
2 320 (6.57%) Apache Spark
3 263 (5.40%) Tomcat
4 230 (4.72%) CMS
5 188 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 183 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 182 (3.74%) Apache Solr
8 173 (3.55%) nginx
9 149 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 136 (2.79%) JBoss
11 126 (2.59%) Drupal
12 122 (2.51%) Confluence
13 103 (2.12%) OpenStack
14 99 (2.03%) WordPress
15 79 (1.62%) Mule
16 66 (1.36%) SharePoint
17 64 (1.31%) SAS
18 63 (1.29%) IIS
18 63 (1.29%) WebLogic
19 55 (1.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 31 (0.64%) SPSS
2 28 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.082%) Abaqus
8 4 (0.082%) GIMP
8 4 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.062%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.062%) Stata
10 2 (0.041%) Gephi
10 2 (0.041%) InVision
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 95 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 54 (1.11%) Magento
3 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.18%) OpenCart
5 8 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.14%) SAP ECC
6 7 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.14%) SAP MDM
7 6 (0.12%) osCommerce
7 6 (0.12%) Shopify
8 5 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.041%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.041%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.041%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 962 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
2 389 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (7.43%) GitHub
4 255 (5.24%) SaaS
5 181 (3.72%) PaaS
6 141 (2.90%) IaaS
7 129 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 93 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 56 (1.15%) Office 365
11 53 (1.09%) Google Analytics
12 47 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
13 46 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (0.74%) Google Play
15 32 (0.66%) Amazon S3
16 24 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 17 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (0.31%) Heroku
19 14 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 240 (4.93%) Internet
2 181 (3.72%) HTTP
3 140 (2.88%) Firewall
4 137 (2.81%) DNS
5 136 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 73 (1.50%) SAN
7 55 (1.13%) WAN
8 51 (1.05%) LAN
8 51 (1.05%) VoIP
9 46 (0.94%) Network Security
10 42 (0.86%) SSL
11 41 (0.84%) VPN
11 41 (0.84%) Wireshark
12 38 (0.78%) LDAP
13 31 (0.64%) DHCP
13 31 (0.64%) Wireless
14 28 (0.58%) FTP
14 28 (0.58%) NAS
15 26 (0.53%) SMTP
15 26 (0.53%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (12.51%) MySQL
2 594 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 548 (11.25%) MongoDB
4 534 (10.97%) Big Data
5 466 (9.57%) Hadoop
6 367 (7.54%) SQL Server
7 345 (7.09%) Relational Database
8 331 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
9 324 (6.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 158 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 150 (3.08%) Redis
12 88 (1.81%) Neo4j
13 86 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
14 85 (1.75%) GIS
15 83 (1.70%) Apache Hive
16 73 (1.50%) Blockchain
17 56 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 50 (1.03%) HBase
19 47 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 743 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 654 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 391 (8.03%) Selenium
4 324 (6.65%) Maven
5 316 (6.49%) JIRA
6 303 (6.22%) Subversion
7 238 (4.89%) JUnit
8 204 (4.19%) TeamCity
9 138 (2.83%) Jasmine
10 133 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 121 (2.49%) Cucumber
12 108 (2.22%) Bitbucket
13 104 (2.14%) TestNG
14 97 (1.99%) WebDriver
15 95 (1.95%) Eclipse
15 95 (1.95%) Gradle
16 88 (1.81%) Ant
17 87 (1.79%) Visual Studio
18 80 (1.64%) Hudson
18 80 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 960 (19.72%) Finance
2 316 (6.49%) Marketing
3 308 (6.33%) Banking
4 225 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 194 (3.98%) Retail
6 149 (3.06%) Games
7 143 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 138 (2.83%) Electronics
9 90 (1.85%) Advertising
10 64 (1.31%) Legal
11 61 (1.25%) Publishing
12 40 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.82%) Law
13 36 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 34 (0.70%) Local Government
15 25 (0.51%) Front Office
16 15 (0.31%) Back Office
17 12 (0.25%) Automotive
17 12 (0.25%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 1923 (39.49%) Developer
2 527 (10.82%) Java Developer
3 505 (10.37%) Architect
4 452 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 390 (8.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 382 (7.85%) Senior Developer
7 252 (5.18%) PHP Developer
8 234 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 222 (4.56%) Software Developer
10 212 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 204 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 192 (3.94%) Consultant
13 190 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 173 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
15 163 (3.35%) Analyst
16 153 (3.14%) Junior
17 144 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
18 140 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
19 138 (2.83%) Lead Developer
20 130 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1144 (23.50%) HTML
2 948 (19.47%) CSS
3 887 (18.22%) .NET
4 668 (13.72%) AngularJS
5 665 (13.66%) Web Services
6 595 (12.22%) Node.js
7 580 (11.91%) HTML5
8 578 (11.87%) Spring
9 567 (11.65%) REST
10 391 (8.03%) jQuery
11 344 (7.07%) XML
12 338 (6.94%) SOAP
13 293 (6.02%) React
14 289 (5.94%) ASP.NET
15 260 (5.34%) RESTful
16 254 (5.22%) Hibernate
17 251 (5.16%) LAMP
18 237 (4.87%) Java EE
19 235 (4.83%) CSS3
20 222 (4.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 553 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 420 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (5.87%) User Experience
4 264 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 231 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 229 (4.70%) Mobile App
7 156 (3.20%) Fintech
8 140 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 136 (2.79%) Algorithms
10 101 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
11 96 (1.97%) Blog
12 95 (1.95%) Data Centre
13 90 (1.85%) Public Cloud
14 83 (1.70%) Social Media
15 63 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 58 (1.19%) Online Banking
17 55 (1.13%) Hedge funds
18 52 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 49 (1.01%) Private Cloud
20 46 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1597 (32.80%) Linux
2 421 (8.65%) Windows
3 420 (8.63%) Unix
4 260 (5.34%) CentOS
5 243 (4.99%) Android
6 209 (4.29%) Ubuntu
7 199 (4.09%) Apple iOS
8 176 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 77 (1.58%) Debian
11 34 (0.70%) Solaris
12 25 (0.51%) VMS
13 23 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.37%) Kali Linux
15 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.23%) SmartOS
16 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.18%) AIX
17 9 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2550 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1259 (25.86%) DevOps
3 993 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
4 959 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 946 (19.43%) TDD
6 913 (18.75%) Scrum
7 720 (14.79%) Test Automation
8 692 (14.21%) OO
9 490 (10.06%) MVC
10 487 (10.00%) SOA
11 482 (9.90%) SDLC
12 455 (9.34%) BDD
13 452 (9.28%) Analytics
14 451 (9.26%) Microservices
15 399 (8.19%) Mentoring
16 366 (7.52%) E-Commerce
17 357 (7.33%) Web Development
18 351 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
19 344 (7.07%) Configuration Management
20 276 (5.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2155 (44.26%) Java
2 1559 (32.02%) JavaScript
3 1300 (26.70%) Python
4 950 (19.51%) SQL
5 887 (18.22%) C#
6 856 (17.58%) PHP
7 496 (10.19%) Ruby
8 415 (8.52%) C++
9 383 (7.87%) Scala
10 280 (5.75%) Perl
11 274 (5.63%) Bash Shell
12 239 (4.91%) Go
13 219 (4.50%) C
14 152 (3.12%) PowerShell
15 139 (2.85%) Shell Script
16 110 (2.26%) Groovy
17 98 (2.01%) R
18 84 (1.73%) ES6
19 70 (1.44%) Clojure
20 53 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 847 (17.40%) Degree
2 346 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 283 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 160 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 64 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 62 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 60 (1.23%) PhD
8 58 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 49 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 48 (0.99%) ISEB
11 42 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (0.64%) CISSP
13 29 (0.60%) CCNA
14 23 (0.47%) CCNP
15 22 (0.45%) CEH
16 20 (0.41%) GIAC
16 20 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.35%) CISM
18 16 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (7.80%) QA
2 24 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.43%) COBIT
3 21 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (0.31%) SLA
6 13 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.14%) WCAG
10 6 (0.12%) GCP
10 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 4 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.082%) PMO
13 3 (0.062%) GDPR
14 2 (0.041%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 551 (11.32%) Docker
2 127 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 66 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 46 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (0.84%) KVM
7 40 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 40 (0.82%) NFS
8 34 (0.70%) Xen
9 32 (0.66%) vCloud
10 30 (0.62%) etcd
11 29 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 28 (0.58%) HDFS
13 25 (0.51%) Apache Flume
13 25 (0.51%) Ceph
14 23 (0.47%) Varnish
15 22 (0.45%) iptables
16 21 (0.43%) Snort
17 17 (0.35%) VirtualBox
17 17 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 570 (11.71%) Puppet
2 502 (10.31%) Ansible
3 417 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
4 230 (4.72%) Kubernetes
5 178 (3.66%) Nagios
6 129 (2.65%) Terraform
7 67 (1.38%) Mesos
8 54 (1.11%) Grafana
9 47 (0.97%) logstash
10 46 (0.94%) Salt
11 30 (0.62%) Consul
11 30 (0.62%) Kibana
12 27 (0.55%) Cacti
13 26 (0.53%) CloudHub
14 23 (0.47%) CFEngine
14 23 (0.47%) HAProxy
15 22 (0.45%) Prometheus
15 22 (0.45%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
16 20 (0.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 465 (9.55%) Oracle
2 455 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 333 (6.84%) Google
4 237 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 219 (4.50%) VMware
6 184 (3.78%) IBM
7 130 (2.67%) SAP
8 114 (2.34%) hybris
9 110 (2.26%) Cisco
10 79 (1.62%) MuleSoft
11 77 (1.58%) ATG
11 77 (1.58%) Demandware
12 63 (1.29%) Cognizant
13 62 (1.27%) Zend
14 60 (1.23%) TIBCO
15 59 (1.21%) Atlassian
16 55 (1.13%) HP
17 53 (1.09%) Splunk
18 50 (1.03%) Rackspace
19 45 (0.92%) Xamarin
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Java Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, great pension & corporate p
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Equity and Private healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + stock options
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: Circa £40000 dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £105,000 (+ top tier package including award winning pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £105,000 (+ top tier package including award winning pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday