The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 115 130 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 107 98 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.67% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.14% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 82 132
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +19.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £80,000 £60,000
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4176 4588 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.17% 78.20% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3077 3201
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +10 71 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Newbury +14 16 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Maidenhead +20 9 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Slough -5 5 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 95 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (44.61%) Linux
3 74 (36.27%) Java
4 55 (26.96%) SQL
5 48 (23.53%) Python
5 48 (23.53%) SaaS
6 46 (22.55%) Apache
7 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
8 40 (19.61%) Degree
8 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
9 39 (19.12%) Oracle
9 39 (19.12%) WebLogic
10 38 (18.63%) Software Engineering
10 38 (18.63%) WebSphere
10 38 (18.63%) DevOps
11 37 (18.14%) MySQL
11 37 (18.14%) Internet
12 36 (17.65%) C#
13 34 (16.67%) HTML
13 34 (16.67%) Perl
13 34 (16.67%) SOA
14 33 (16.18%) Middleware
15 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
16 31 (15.20%) PaaS
17 30 (14.71%) Windows
17 30 (14.71%) PHP
17 30 (14.71%) CSS
18 29 (14.22%) Web Services
18 29 (14.22%) Puppet
18 29 (14.22%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (22.55%) Apache
2 39 (19.12%) WebLogic
3 38 (18.63%) WebSphere
4 27 (13.24%) JBoss
5 22 (10.78%) OpenStack
6 20 (9.80%) Apache Spark
7 15 (7.35%) Apache Pig
8 13 (6.37%) CMS
9 10 (4.90%) Node.js
10 9 (4.41%) Eucalyptus
11 6 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (2.94%) Drupal
11 6 (2.94%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.47%) nginx
12 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.94%) Magento
4 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (23.53%) SaaS
2 31 (15.20%) PaaS
3 12 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.14%) Internet
2 21 (10.29%) Firewall
3 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.45%) Broadband
4 5 (2.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.96%) DNS
6 3 (1.47%) OSPF
6 3 (1.47%) BGP
7 2 (0.98%) VoIP
7 2 (0.98%) LDAP
7 2 (0.98%) SMTP
7 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.98%) SSL
7 2 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.49%) DWDM
8 1 (0.49%) VDSL
8 1 (0.49%) SSH
8 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.14%) MySQL
2 29 (14.22%) NoSQL
2 29 (14.22%) Big Data
3 26 (12.75%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 23 (11.27%) Oracle Database
6 19 (9.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (8.33%) HBase
7 17 (8.33%) Redis
7 17 (8.33%) Apache Hive
7 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 16 (7.84%) Couchbase
9 15 (7.35%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.39%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (5.39%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (2.45%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (12.75%) JUnit
2 24 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.78%) JIRA
4 21 (10.29%) Selenium
4 21 (10.29%) Ant
5 10 (4.90%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.41%) Subversion
7 7 (3.43%) Maven
8 5 (2.45%) CruiseControl
8 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.98%) Moq
10 2 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.98%) NUnit
11 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.35%) Marketing
3 11 (5.39%) Finance
4 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 4 (1.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Billing
6 2 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Developer
2 29 (14.22%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.73%) Administrator
4 25 (12.25%) Software Engineer
5 21 (10.29%) Architect
5 21 (10.29%) DBA
6 20 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) Senior DBA
12 11 (5.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
15 8 (3.92%) Principal Architect
15 8 (3.92%) Principal Developer
15 8 (3.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.67%) HTML
2 33 (16.18%) Middleware
3 30 (14.71%) CSS
4 29 (14.22%) Web Services
4 29 (14.22%) jQuery
5 28 (13.73%) XML
6 26 (12.75%) .NET
7 24 (11.76%) HTML5
8 23 (11.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 23 (11.27%) CSS3
9 22 (10.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 17 (8.33%) JSON
11 16 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (7.84%) Spring
11 16 (7.84%) PhoneGap
11 16 (7.84%) REST
11 16 (7.84%) AngularJS
12 15 (7.35%) Kafka
12 15 (7.35%) LAMP
13 12 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.08%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.27%) Public Cloud
3 22 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (7.84%) Clustering
5 11 (5.39%) User Experience
5 11 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.94%) Oracle Exalogic
8 6 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.96%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.96%) Social Media
10 3 (1.47%) W3C
10 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (44.61%) Linux
2 30 (14.71%) Windows
3 19 (9.31%) CentOS
4 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.43%) Android
5 6 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (2.94%) UNIX
6 3 (1.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.63%) Software Engineering
2 38 (18.63%) DevOps
3 34 (16.67%) SOA
4 28 (13.73%) OOP
4 28 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (11.76%) MVC
6 23 (11.27%) Web Development
7 21 (10.29%) OO
7 21 (10.29%) Mentoring
7 21 (10.29%) Mobile Development
8 19 (9.31%) Analytics
8 19 (9.31%) Scrum
9 18 (8.82%) TDD
9 18 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.33%) Time Management
11 16 (7.84%) Load Balancing
11 16 (7.84%) User Stories
12 15 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.27%) Java
2 55 (26.96%) SQL
3 48 (23.53%) Python
4 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.65%) C#
6 34 (16.67%) Perl
7 30 (14.71%) PHP
8 27 (13.24%) Ruby
9 18 (8.82%) Bash Shell
10 17 (8.33%) Scala
11 11 (5.39%) C++
12 8 (3.92%) C
13 5 (2.45%) PHP5
14 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.98%) R
15 2 (0.98%) HiveQL
15 2 (0.98%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (19.61%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) CCNP
2 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) CCNA
3 6 (2.94%) JNCIE
3 6 (2.94%) CCIE
4 4 (1.96%) ISEB
4 4 (1.96%) CISSP
5 3 (1.47%) CEH
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.98%) CHFI
6 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) GCIH
6 2 (0.98%) PhD
6 2 (0.98%) GPEN
6 2 (0.98%) OSCP
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (7.35%) HDFS
3 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.96%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.98%) Kamailio
4 2 (0.98%) Varnish
4 2 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.98%) Snort
4 2 (0.98%) Xen
4 2 (0.98%) oVirt
4 2 (0.98%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 29 (14.22%) Puppet
2 16 (7.84%) ZABBIX
3 11 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.41%) Cacti
4 9 (4.41%) Ganglia
4 9 (4.41%) OpenView
4 9 (4.41%) Nagios
5 8 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.94%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.45%) Ansible
8 4 (1.96%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Oracle
2 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.25%) Splunk
4 20 (9.80%) Cisco
5 18 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.84%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.41%) BMC
8 7 (3.43%) Sun
9 6 (2.94%) IBM
9 6 (2.94%) Demandware
10 5 (2.45%) VMware
10 5 (2.45%) SAP
10 5 (2.45%) Genesys
11 3 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.47%) Websense
12 2 (0.98%) Talend
12 2 (0.98%) Juniper
12 2 (0.98%) Informatica
12 2 (0.98%) Cognos
13 1 (0.49%) HP
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
SC Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OTE £75k, Bens, Stock
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum, plus Bonus + Flexible hours + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago