Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 113 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5087 5258 5555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.92% 2.75% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.08% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4239 4364 4551
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 4728 £57,500 - 299
London -7 2605 £70,000 +7.69% 151
UK excluding London +19 2357 £47,500 +5.56% 155
South East +29 615 £45,000 -10.00% 48
North of England +35 563 £47,500 +5.56% 43
North West +53 355 £47,500 +1.06% 18
Midlands -24 344 £42,500 - 20
South West +7 320 £50,000 +25.00% 11
East of England +22 282 £50,000 -9.09% 26
West Midlands -26 250 £40,000 - 8
Scotland +23 212 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Yorkshire -23 174 £50,000 +17.65% 23
East Midlands +10 102 £40,000 -15.79% 12
North East +19 28 £38,959 -13.42% 2
Wales +18 28 £38,750 -15.76% 1
Northern Ireland -31 14 £15,000 -55.88% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2740 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2278 (44.78%) Java
3 1624 (31.92%) Linux
4 1609 (31.63%) JavaScript
5 1482 (29.13%) Python
6 1347 (26.48%) DevOps
7 1164 (22.88%) HTML
8 1125 (22.12%) Finance
9 1119 (22.00%) SQL
10 1009 (19.83%) Software Engineering
11 1005 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
12 989 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 984 (19.34%) TDD
14 977 (19.21%) CSS
14 977 (19.21%) Scrum
15 953 (18.73%) Degree
16 926 (18.20%) C#
17 898 (17.65%) .NET
18 766 (15.06%) Git (software)
19 754 (14.82%) Test Automation
20 740 (14.55%) AngularJS
21 729 (14.33%) Jenkins
22 677 (13.31%) PHP
23 652 (12.82%) Puppet
24 638 (12.54%) Docker
25 636 (12.50%) Computer Science
26 630 (12.38%) Big Data
27 610 (11.99%) Ansible
28 609 (11.97%) Microservices
29 600 (11.79%) 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
1 445 (8.75%) Apache
2 334 (6.57%) Apache Spark
3 311 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 231 (4.54%) CMS
5 166 (3.26%) WebSphere
6 162 (3.18%) nginx
6 162 (3.18%) OpenStack
7 154 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 135 (2.65%) Apache Solr
9 132 (2.59%) JBoss
10 112 (2.20%) Confluence
11 105 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 100 (1.97%) WordPress
13 88 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
14 78 (1.53%) Drupal
15 72 (1.42%) WebLogic
16 69 (1.36%) SharePoint
17 58 (1.14%) Ethereum
18 56 (1.10%) SAS
19 48 (0.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 60 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 38 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (0.67%) SPSS
4 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.098%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.079%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.079%) Stata
8 3 (0.059%) GIMP
8 3 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.039%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.039%) HipChat
9 2 (0.039%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.020%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.020%) CATIA
10 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.020%) InVision
10 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 63 (1.24%) Magento
2 20 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.26%) R3 Corda
4 10 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.18%) OpenCart
5 9 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 5 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.079%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.059%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.039%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.039%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.039%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.039%) Shopify
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1005 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
2 473 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 333 (6.55%) GitHub
4 262 (5.15%) SaaS
5 212 (4.17%) PaaS
6 137 (2.69%) IaaS
7 129 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 119 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 79 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
10 70 (1.38%) npm
11 61 (1.20%) Office 365
12 56 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 54 (1.06%) OpenShift
14 51 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
15 36 (0.71%) Amazon S3
16 34 (0.67%) Google Play
17 20 (0.39%) Serverless
18 19 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
18 19 (0.37%) Google Analytics
18 19 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 249 (4.89%) Internet
2 193 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 150 (2.95%) HTTP
4 148 (2.91%) Firewall
5 144 (2.83%) DNS
6 59 (1.16%) SAN
6 59 (1.16%) SSL
7 53 (1.04%) Network Security
8 52 (1.02%) Wireshark
9 48 (0.94%) WAN
10 46 (0.90%) VPN
11 42 (0.83%) LDAP
12 40 (0.79%) VoIP
13 39 (0.77%) Wireless
14 38 (0.75%) LAN
14 38 (0.75%) SMTP
15 32 (0.63%) tcpdump
16 30 (0.59%) DHCP
17 25 (0.49%) NAS
18 24 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (12.38%) Big Data
2 592 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 559 (10.99%) MySQL
4 491 (9.65%) MongoDB
5 476 (9.36%) Hadoop
6 409 (8.04%) Relational Database
7 380 (7.47%) SQL Server
8 357 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
9 279 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 153 (3.01%) RDBMS
11 148 (2.91%) Redis
12 108 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
13 100 (1.97%) Blockchain
14 75 (1.47%) Neo4j
15 68 (1.34%) HBase
16 56 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
16 56 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
17 50 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 49 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 42 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 766 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 729 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 424 (8.33%) Selenium
4 327 (6.43%) JIRA
5 316 (6.21%) Maven
6 295 (5.80%) JUnit
7 258 (5.07%) TeamCity
8 222 (4.36%) Cucumber
9 218 (4.29%) Subversion
10 173 (3.40%) Jasmine
11 165 (3.24%) WebDriver
12 157 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 133 (2.61%) Gradle
14 130 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 130 (2.56%) TestNG
15 122 (2.40%) MSBuild
16 118 (2.32%) JMeter
17 115 (2.26%) Bitbucket
18 114 (2.24%) gulp
19 100 (1.97%) Protractor
General
1 1125 (22.12%) Finance
2 384 (7.55%) Banking
3 365 (7.18%) Marketing
4 275 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 221 (4.34%) Retail
6 199 (3.91%) Electronics
7 182 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 124 (2.44%) Games
9 94 (1.85%) Advertising
10 77 (1.51%) Publishing
11 75 (1.47%) Legal
12 39 (0.77%) Law
13 35 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 27 (0.53%) Front Office
16 23 (0.45%) Automotive
17 22 (0.43%) Digital Economy
18 16 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.29%) Back Office
20 14 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1996 (39.24%) Developer
2 539 (10.60%) Java Developer
3 459 (9.02%) Architect
4 418 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 404 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 401 (7.88%) Senior Developer
7 268 (5.27%) C# Developer
8 248 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 227 (4.46%) Software Developer
10 225 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 196 (3.85%) Analyst
12 180 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 177 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 177 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
14 169 (3.32%) PHP Developer
15 166 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
16 165 (3.24%) Lead Developer
17 158 (3.11%) Java Engineer
18 157 (3.09%) Tester
19 150 (2.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (22.88%) HTML
2 977 (19.21%) CSS
3 898 (17.65%) .NET
4 740 (14.55%) AngularJS
5 600 (11.79%) HTML5
5 600 (11.79%) Spring
6 591 (11.62%) Node.js
7 583 (11.46%) Web Services
8 541 (10.63%) REST
9 370 (7.27%) RESTful
10 366 (7.19%) React
11 347 (6.82%) jQuery
12 341 (6.70%) ASP.NET
13 289 (5.68%) Hibernate
14 264 (5.19%) XML
15 256 (5.03%) CSS3
16 212 (4.17%) SOAP
17 192 (3.77%) Sass
18 184 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 182 (3.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 636 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 431 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 326 (6.41%) User Experience
4 324 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
5 254 (4.99%) Mobile App
6 242 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 240 (4.72%) Fintech
8 203 (3.99%) Algorithms
9 139 (2.73%) Online Banking
10 138 (2.71%) Data Centre
11 125 (2.46%) Client/Server
12 122 (2.40%) Public Cloud
13 99 (1.95%) Management Information System
14 89 (1.75%) Blog
15 82 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
16 80 (1.57%) Social Media
17 66 (1.30%) Data Structures
18 56 (1.10%) Cloud Native
19 53 (1.04%) Private Cloud
19 53 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1624 (31.92%) Linux
2 506 (9.95%) Unix
3 443 (8.71%) Windows
4 245 (4.82%) CentOS
5 199 (3.91%) Ubuntu
6 156 (3.07%) Android
7 137 (2.69%) Apple iOS
8 136 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (1.14%) Windows Server
10 45 (0.88%) Debian
11 33 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 32 (0.63%) Solaris
13 24 (0.47%) Kali Linux
13 24 (0.47%) VMS
14 16 (0.31%) CoreOS
15 15 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.14%) AIX
17 7 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2740 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1347 (26.48%) DevOps
3 1009 (19.83%) Software Engineering
4 989 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 984 (19.34%) TDD
6 977 (19.21%) Scrum
7 754 (14.82%) Test Automation
8 609 (11.97%) Microservices
9 566 (11.13%) OO
10 504 (9.91%) BDD
11 489 (9.61%) Mentoring
12 478 (9.40%) Analytics
13 465 (9.14%) Configuration Management
14 438 (8.61%) SDLC
15 419 (8.24%) Web Development
16 398 (7.82%) MVC
17 363 (7.14%) SOA
18 353 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
19 338 (6.64%) E-Commerce
20 289 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2278 (44.78%) Java
2 1609 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 1482 (29.13%) Python
4 1119 (22.00%) SQL
5 926 (18.20%) C#
6 677 (13.31%) PHP
7 568 (11.17%) Ruby
8 522 (10.26%) C++
9 403 (7.92%) Scala
10 313 (6.15%) C
11 295 (5.80%) Go
12 265 (5.21%) Perl
13 260 (5.11%) Bash Shell
14 256 (5.03%) PowerShell
15 233 (4.58%) Shell Script
16 133 (2.61%) Groovy
17 119 (2.34%) R
18 104 (2.04%) ES6
19 89 (1.75%) Clojure
20 71 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 953 (18.73%) Degree
2 408 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 283 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 182 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 91 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 74 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 65 (1.28%) PhD
8 61 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 54 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (0.57%) CEH
12 26 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
13 24 (0.47%) CCNA
14 22 (0.43%) MCSD
15 21 (0.41%) CCNP
16 20 (0.39%) GIAC
17 19 (0.37%) ISEB
18 17 (0.33%) CISSP
18 17 (0.33%) GSEC
19 15 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (7.00%) QA
2 24 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.35%) SLA
4 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.20%) GCP
6 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.16%) WCAG
9 7 (0.14%) PMO
10 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.098%) GDPR
11 5 (0.098%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.079%) COBIT
12 4 (0.079%) PSD2
13 3 (0.059%) SEPA
13 3 (0.059%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.059%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 2 (0.039%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.039%) WAI
System Software
1 638 (12.54%) Docker
2 139 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
4 93 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 48 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.77%) KVM
8 35 (0.69%) NFS
9 28 (0.55%) Apache Flume
10 26 (0.51%) Ceph
10 26 (0.51%) Xen
11 25 (0.49%) vSphere
12 24 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 24 (0.47%) etcd
13 19 (0.37%) Varnish
14 17 (0.33%) iptables
15 15 (0.29%) flannel
15 15 (0.29%) Samba
16 14 (0.28%) Kamailio
17 13 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 652 (12.82%) Puppet
2 610 (11.99%) Ansible
3 514 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
4 288 (5.66%) Kubernetes
5 173 (3.40%) Terraform
6 154 (3.03%) Nagios
7 57 (1.12%) Mesos
8 56 (1.10%) Grafana
9 54 (1.06%) Salt
10 31 (0.61%) Packer
11 29 (0.57%) Consul
12 28 (0.55%) Nessus
13 27 (0.53%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.49%) Prometheus
15 24 (0.47%) Cacti
15 24 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 22 (0.43%) Nmap
17 20 (0.39%) CFEngine
18 19 (0.37%) Icinga
18 19 (0.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 485 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 419 (8.24%) Oracle
3 299 (5.88%) Google
4 231 (4.54%) Red Hat
5 214 (4.21%) VMware
6 183 (3.60%) SAP
7 172 (3.38%) IBM
8 112 (2.20%) Cisco
9 70 (1.38%) HP
9 70 (1.38%) hybris
10 53 (1.04%) MuleSoft
11 49 (0.96%) Citrix
12 48 (0.94%) ATG
12 48 (0.94%) Demandware
13 47 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 46 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 44 (0.86%) SaltStack
16 43 (0.85%) Tableau
17 42 (0.83%) Splunk
18 38 (0.75%) Cognizant