According to the Linux The foundation's latest employment report shows that , Despite the current economic downturn and the virus , Open source is still the main software development environment for SMEs and large enterprises .
Linux Executive director of the foundation Jim Zemlin say ：“ For all of us ,2020 It's been a tough year , But seeing that open source continues to offer a lot of opportunities , It's encouraging .Linux The foundation and its members will continue to work to provide technological advances that benefit everyone , At the same time, efforts should be made to make open source education more accessible .”
The status of open source software in the enterprise is increasing . A recent red hat survey shows that ,86% Of IT The director said , The most innovative companies are using open source software . In the same survey ,77% Of respondents said , They plan for the future 12 Increase the use of open source software within months .
This is a Linux The eighth year of the foundation's open source employment report , And for the first time with edX Joint release , The last report was made on 2018 Years to complete .《2020 Open source employment report 》 Find out ,“ Even though businesses and IT Professionals are now facing severe challenges , But the recruitment organization's priorities shift to cloud native technology , And increasingly using open source solutions .”
Required skill set
Linux、DevOps、 Cloud and security are the most important skills for recruiters . The recruiter is in ,74% People say Linux It's a skill that new employees need most .
According to the report ,69% 's employers want their employees to have cloud and container experience , higher than 2018 Year of 64%.65% Companies want to hire more DevOps personnel , higher than 2018 Year of 59%. According to the report ,63% 's hiring managers want employees to design solutions based on Open Source Software . Security is also important ,48% Companies that want potential employees to have this skill . Other required skills include knowledge of new tools 、 Use Git Experience in open source development tools 、 Experience in running projects that have been put into production and previous experience in open source projects .
The most demanding position
2018 year ,72% Companies looking to hire developers . To 2020 year , The proportion drops to 59%. The most demanding position is DevOps,65% The company wants to recruit the position , a 2018 Year of 59% There has been an increase in . Engineers rank third , Occupy 56%, Architect 41%. System administrator from 2018 Year of 49% Down to 2020 Year of 35%. The report argues that this is because many system administrator roles have evolved into DevOp role .
The trend of open source employment
Other findings reported ：
——81% 's hiring manager said , Recruitment of open source talents is 2020 The first task of the year , They are more likely than ever to find qualified professionals .
—— Compared to the last six months ,56% 's hiring managers plan to hire more open source professionals in the next six months .
——57% 's hiring manager said , Give priority to qualified professionals . This ratio is higher 2018 Year of 47% A substantial increase .
——93% 's hiring managers say it's hard to find enough people with open source skills , This proportion is higher than 2018 Year of 87%.
—— Among employers ,57% Person representation , Training existing employees to acquire the necessary skills is 2020 The first strategy of the year .
——70% 's hiring manager said , This year, employees are demanding more open source training , and 2018 In, the proportion is 64%.
——60% Twenty percent of the professionals interviewed want their employers to pay for the certification , higher than 2018 Year of 47%. ——74% Of hiring managers willing to pay for certification , Two years ago, the ratio was 55%.
——88% 's employer said , Their companies are proactive in encouraging diversity , Higher than two years ago 79%. Among employees ,70% Twenty percent of employees think the company is trying to encourage diversity , This ratio is 2018 Year of 60% There has been an increase in .
Why open source is so important
edX President and co CEO Adam Medros Express , Open source professionals are key to global technological progress .
Medros say ：“ We hope that the information in this report will give open source professionals a clear understanding of the industry , Help them make decisions about joining and creating teams , And provide information for the organization's decisions on employee training and investment .”
Like the first three reports , The report covers all aspects of open source software , And the first four reports focused more on Linux professionals .
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