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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 117 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 117 131 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 2.27% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 5.96% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 107 96
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £85,000
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 2199 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.24% 38.03% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1508 1578
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +36 74 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Slough -13 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Windsor -10 7 £45,000 -12.19%
Wokingham - 5 £35,000 -
Bracknell -13 3 £28,000 -
Newbury +3 2 - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 113 (55.39%) Linux
2 64 (31.37%) Java
3 54 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 48 (23.53%) Windows
4 48 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (23.04%) HTML
6 46 (22.55%) Microsoft
7 45 (22.06%) Software Engineering
8 44 (21.57%) MySQL
9 42 (20.59%) SQL
10 36 (17.65%) Degree
11 35 (17.16%) CSS
12 33 (16.18%) Web Services
13 32 (15.69%) MS Excel
14 31 (15.20%) NoSQL
15 30 (14.71%) Spring
16 28 (13.73%) Perl
16 28 (13.73%) XML
16 28 (13.73%) SLA
16 28 (13.73%) MongoDB
17 27 (13.24%) PHP
18 25 (12.25%) J2EE
19 24 (11.76%) Project Management
19 24 (11.76%) Telecoms
20 23 (11.27%) Apache
20 23 (11.27%) Cisco
20 23 (11.27%) Scrum
20 23 (11.27%) Bash Shell
21 22 (10.78%) Internet
21 22 (10.78%) Enterprise Software

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (11.27%) Apache
2 20 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.35%) Node.js
4 7 (3.43%) JBoss
5 6 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (2.94%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.45%) Drupal
7 4 (1.96%) CMS
7 4 (1.96%) Confluence
7 4 (1.96%) Liferay
8 3 (1.47%) nginx
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.98%) Jetty
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.98%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) Movable Type
Applications
1 32 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Agresso
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) SaaS
2 8 (3.92%) GitHub
3 6 (2.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.78%) Internet
2 18 (8.82%) WAN
3 17 (8.33%) Firewall
4 16 (7.84%) MPLS
4 16 (7.84%) DNS
5 12 (5.88%) VPN
5 12 (5.88%) DHCP
5 12 (5.88%) Wireless
5 12 (5.88%) IPsec
5 12 (5.88%) VLAN
5 12 (5.88%) Network Security
6 10 (4.90%) LDAP
7 8 (3.92%) VoIP
8 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.94%) LAN
8 6 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.45%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.45%) BGP
10 4 (1.96%) OSPF
10 4 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.57%) MySQL
2 31 (15.20%) NoSQL
3 28 (13.73%) MongoDB
4 19 (9.31%) Big Data
5 18 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 16 (7.84%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (2.94%) Redis
10 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.94%) OLAP
11 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.98%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.98%) MS Access
12 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.88%) Subversion
4 10 (4.90%) Hudson
5 9 (4.41%) Selenium
6 7 (3.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (3.43%) JIRA
7 6 (2.94%) TestDirector
7 6 (2.94%) JUnit
7 6 (2.94%) Maven
8 4 (1.96%) TestComplete
8 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.96%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.96%) NUnit
8 4 (1.96%) Moq
8 4 (1.96%) Gradle
9 3 (1.47%) MSTest
9 3 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.80%) Finance
3 9 (4.41%) Marketing
4 7 (3.43%) Banking
5 6 (2.94%) French Language
6 3 (1.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.47%) Back Office
6 3 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (29.41%) Developer
2 30 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 22 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.80%) Administrator
4 20 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (7.35%) Technical Support
7 14 (6.86%) Architect
8 13 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Consultant
10 11 (5.39%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.39%) Analyst
10 11 (5.39%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 10 (4.90%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Technical Manager
12 9 (4.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.04%) HTML
2 35 (17.16%) CSS
3 33 (16.18%) Web Services
4 30 (14.71%) Spring
5 28 (13.73%) XML
6 25 (12.25%) J2EE
7 21 (10.29%) .NET
8 19 (9.31%) Servlets
8 19 (9.31%) jQuery
9 16 (7.84%) RESTful
9 16 (7.84%) HTML5
9 16 (7.84%) LAMP
10 15 (7.35%) Struts
11 14 (6.86%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.88%) Ajax
12 12 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (5.88%) JDBC
13 10 (4.90%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.90%) Struts2
14 9 (4.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.92%) User Experience
5 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.98%) DTV
9 2 (0.98%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.49%) Animation
10 1 (0.49%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (55.39%) Linux
2 48 (23.53%) Windows
3 11 (5.39%) Solaris
4 10 (4.90%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.90%) UNIX
5 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.45%) Debian
8 4 (1.96%) Android
9 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.06%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.76%) Project Management
4 23 (11.27%) Scrum
5 21 (10.29%) MVC
6 20 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (8.82%) Time Management
7 18 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.33%) Analytics
9 16 (7.84%) Web Application Development
9 16 (7.84%) OO
10 15 (7.35%) Cyber Security
11 14 (6.86%) Business Analytics
11 14 (6.86%) TDD
12 13 (6.37%) DevOps
13 12 (5.88%) Change Management
13 12 (5.88%) Network Design
14 11 (5.39%) Web Development
15 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.37%) Java
2 54 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (20.59%) SQL
4 28 (13.73%) Perl
5 27 (13.24%) PHP
6 23 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 21 (10.29%) Ruby
8 17 (8.33%) Python
9 12 (5.88%) C#
10 9 (4.41%) Scala
10 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.92%) Groovy
12 5 (2.45%) AspectJ
12 5 (2.45%) VBScript
13 2 (0.98%) XQuery
13 2 (0.98%) XPath
13 2 (0.98%) PHP5
14 1 (0.49%) PHP4
14 1 (0.49%) C++
14 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (17.65%) Degree
2 15 (7.35%) CCNA
2 15 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.90%) ISEB
4 9 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.96%) MCITP
7 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) SSCP
10 1 (0.49%) GCIA
10 1 (0.49%) GCIH
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.73%) SLA
2 9 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.43%) KVM
5 6 (2.94%) Kamailio
5 6 (2.94%) OpenSIPS
6 4 (1.96%) Xen
7 3 (1.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (9.31%) Puppet
2 11 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.92%) Nagios
4 7 (3.43%) SCCM
5 6 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.45%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.47%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.98%) StatsD
8 2 (0.98%) Graphite
9 1 (0.49%) cPanel
9 1 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.49%) WMI
9 1 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.27%) Cisco
3 18 (8.82%) Oracle
4 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.86%) VMware
6 9 (4.41%) Sybase
7 7 (3.43%) Citrix
8 6 (2.94%) SAP
9 5 (2.45%) Zend
10 4 (1.96%) Huawei
10 4 (1.96%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (1.96%) HP
11 3 (1.47%) EMC
11 3 (1.47%) NetApp
11 3 (1.47%) Apple
11 3 (1.47%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.47%) Veeam
12 2 (0.98%) BEA
12 2 (0.98%) Adobe
12 2 (0.98%) IBM
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago