The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 118 91 149
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +58
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 111 142 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 2.52% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 7.09% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 69 125 62
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1832 2004 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.27% 35.51% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1432 1465
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Berkshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Berkshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 77 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Slough -24 8 £60,000 -7.69%
Newbury +12 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Maidenhead -22 2 - - 1
Windsor -11 1 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 116 (50.22%) Linux
2 76 (32.90%) Java
3 71 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (24.68%) Degree
5 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
6 50 (21.65%) Windows
7 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 48 (20.78%) SQL
8 48 (20.78%) Software Engineering
9 42 (18.18%) HTML
10 38 (16.45%) Internet
11 37 (16.02%) Computer Science
12 35 (15.15%) Perl
12 35 (15.15%) Firewall
13 33 (14.29%) Cisco
14 32 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
14 32 (13.85%) CSS
15 30 (12.99%) Python
15 30 (12.99%) Ruby
16 29 (12.55%) MS Excel
16 29 (12.55%) CCNA
17 28 (12.12%) Telecoms
17 28 (12.12%) Bash Shell
18 27 (11.69%) Project Management
18 27 (11.69%) PHP
19 26 (11.26%) MySQL
19 26 (11.26%) XML
19 26 (11.26%) Marketing
20 25 (10.82%) jQuery
20 25 (10.82%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.52%) Apache
2 15 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 13 (5.63%) Apache Pig
5 12 (5.19%) Node.js
6 11 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.76%) JBoss
7 10 (4.33%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.46%) Apache Spark
9 7 (3.03%) CMS
10 6 (2.60%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (1.73%) nginx
11 4 (1.73%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.30%) SAS
12 3 (1.30%) Confluence
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.87%) Drupal
14 1 (0.43%) Jetty
14 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.06%) SaaS
2 11 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.90%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (2.60%) Office 365
4 6 (2.60%) PaaS
4 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.73%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.30%) GitHub
7 2 (0.87%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.45%) Internet
2 35 (15.15%) Firewall
3 20 (8.66%) DNS
4 19 (8.23%) MPLS
5 18 (7.79%) WAN
6 16 (6.93%) Network Security
7 15 (6.49%) VLAN
8 14 (6.06%) Wireless
9 13 (5.63%) IPsec
9 13 (5.63%) DHCP
9 13 (5.63%) VPN
10 12 (5.19%) TCP/IP
11 10 (4.33%) Broadband
12 9 (3.90%) LDAP
13 8 (3.46%) VoIP
13 8 (3.46%) BGP
13 8 (3.46%) Asterisk PBX
13 8 (3.46%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (3.03%) OSPF
14 7 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.26%) MySQL
2 24 (10.39%) Big Data
3 21 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.66%) RDBMS
4 20 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 19 (8.23%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.63%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.46%) Sqoop
9 8 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.03%) Redis
11 5 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.16%) PowerCenter
12 4 (1.73%) HBase
13 3 (1.30%) Spotfire
13 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.09%) Selenium
3 14 (6.06%) JUnit
4 13 (5.63%) JIRA
5 11 (4.76%) Maven
6 10 (4.33%) Subversion
6 10 (4.33%) Ant
7 8 (3.46%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.60%) MSI
9 5 (2.16%) NUnit
9 5 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (2.16%) TestComplete
9 5 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.16%) Moq
10 3 (1.30%) Hudson
10 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.30%) JBehave
10 3 (1.30%) MSTest
10 3 (1.30%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.30%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.26%) Marketing
3 17 (7.36%) Finance
4 5 (2.16%) Games
4 5 (2.16%) French Language
5 3 (1.30%) Electronics
5 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.30%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (23.38%) Developer
2 30 (12.99%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.82%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (10.82%) Administrator
3 25 (10.82%) Java Software Engineer
4 24 (10.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 24 (10.39%) Linux Administrator
4 24 (10.39%) Architect
5 23 (9.96%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 12 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.19%) Technical Manager
8 12 (5.19%) Security Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Service Manager
9 11 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
10 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.18%) HTML
2 32 (13.85%) CSS
3 26 (11.26%) XML
4 25 (10.82%) Web Services
4 25 (10.82%) Spring
4 25 (10.82%) jQuery
5 24 (10.39%) HTML5
6 22 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 21 (9.09%) J2EE
8 19 (8.23%) .NET
9 18 (7.79%) JSON
10 14 (6.06%) CSS3
11 13 (5.63%) RESTful
11 13 (5.63%) Servlets
12 12 (5.19%) JMS
12 12 (5.19%) Ajax
13 11 (4.76%) Hibernate
13 11 (4.76%) Struts
13 11 (4.76%) JDBC
14 10 (4.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.02%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.23%) User Experience
3 12 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
9 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) IVR
11 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) GIS
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 116 (50.22%) Linux
2 50 (21.65%) Windows
3 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.46%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.60%) Solaris
6 6 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.16%) UNIX
8 4 (1.73%) Android
9 3 (1.30%) Debian
9 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.78%) Software Engineering
3 27 (11.69%) Project Management
4 24 (10.39%) MVC
4 24 (10.39%) DevOps
5 23 (9.96%) Scrum
6 22 (9.52%) Time Management
7 21 (9.09%) SOA
8 20 (8.66%) Web Development
9 16 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.93%) Cyber Security
10 15 (6.49%) Analytics
11 14 (6.06%) TDD
11 14 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.63%) Network Design
12 13 (5.63%) Change Management
12 13 (5.63%) MapReduce
12 13 (5.63%) Mobile Development
13 12 (5.19%) OOP
14 11 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.90%) Java
2 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 48 (20.78%) SQL
4 35 (15.15%) Perl
5 30 (12.99%) Python
5 30 (12.99%) Ruby
6 28 (12.12%) Bash Shell
7 27 (11.69%) PHP
8 11 (4.76%) C
8 11 (4.76%) C#
9 8 (3.46%) VBScript
9 8 (3.46%) HiveQL
10 7 (3.03%) Scala
11 6 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.16%) AspectJ
12 5 (2.16%) Groovy
13 3 (1.30%) C++
14 2 (0.87%) XPath
14 2 (0.87%) VB
14 2 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (24.68%) Degree
2 32 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (12.55%) CCNA
4 12 (5.19%) CCIE
5 11 (4.76%) CCNP
6 10 (4.33%) JNCIE
7 8 (3.46%) ISEB
7 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.73%) CISSP
8 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.73%) MCITP
9 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.87%) GCIH
10 2 (0.87%) CHFI
10 2 (0.87%) CISM
11 1 (0.43%) GIAC
11 1 (0.43%) CCVP
11 1 (0.43%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) SLA
2 14 (6.06%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.87%) FISMA
System Software
1 20 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.46%) Kamailio
4 8 (3.46%) Apache Flume
5 7 (3.03%) OpenSIPS
6 5 (2.16%) Xen
7 4 (1.73%) HDFS
7 4 (1.73%) Firmware
8 3 (1.30%) Snort
9 2 (0.87%) Varnish
9 2 (0.87%) KVM
9 2 (0.87%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) Puppet
2 11 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.76%) Nagios
3 10 (4.33%) SCCM
4 8 (3.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (2.60%) OpenView
5 6 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.60%) Cacti
5 6 (2.60%) Ganglia
6 4 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.73%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.30%) Linux-HA
8 2 (0.87%) Nessus
8 2 (0.87%) Nmap
9 1 (0.43%) StatsD
9 1 (0.43%) Graphite
Vendors
1 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.29%) Cisco
3 23 (9.96%) Oracle
4 22 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (9.52%) VMware
5 15 (6.49%) SAP
6 8 (3.46%) Splunk
7 7 (3.03%) HP
7 7 (3.03%) Citrix
8 6 (2.60%) BMC
9 5 (2.16%) Informatica
9 5 (2.16%) Sybase
9 5 (2.16%) Google
9 5 (2.16%) Talend
9 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.73%) Veeam
10 4 (1.73%) Huawei
10 4 (1.73%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.73%) NetApp
10 4 (1.73%) Sun
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24k per year + 27,000
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago