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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 119 108 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 111 128 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.18% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.92% 6.20% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 68 118 61
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1876 2065 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.54% 35.20% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1411 1461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,600 £62,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 77 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Slough -16 8 £60,000 -7.69%
Newbury +11 7 £52,500 -2.32%
Maidenhead -15 4 - - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 107 (46.93%) Linux
2 76 (33.33%) Java
2 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (25.00%) Degree
4 49 (21.49%) Software Engineering
5 48 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 46 (20.18%) JavaScript
6 46 (20.18%) SQL
7 44 (19.30%) Windows
8 40 (17.54%) HTML
8 40 (17.54%) Internet
9 38 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 37 (16.23%) Firewall
11 36 (15.79%) Perl
12 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (14.04%) Cisco
13 31 (13.60%) Python
14 30 (13.16%) CSS
14 30 (13.16%) Ruby
15 29 (12.72%) Bash Shell
15 29 (12.72%) PHP
15 29 (12.72%) CCNA
16 28 (12.28%) XML
16 28 (12.28%) Spring
17 26 (11.40%) Scrum
17 26 (11.40%) Project Management
17 26 (11.40%) Web Services
17 26 (11.40%) MS Excel
17 26 (11.40%) jQuery
18 25 (10.96%) Apache

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (10.96%) Apache
2 16 (7.02%) Apache Pig
3 15 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.70%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.70%) JBoss
5 12 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.82%) Apache Spark
6 11 (4.82%) Node.js
7 7 (3.07%) Eucalyptus
7 7 (3.07%) CMS
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.75%) nginx
9 3 (1.32%) SAS
9 3 (1.32%) Confluence
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) SaaS
2 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.95%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (3.07%) PaaS
5 6 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.75%) Google Apps
6 4 (1.75%) Office 365
7 3 (1.32%) GitHub
7 3 (1.32%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.54%) Internet
2 37 (16.23%) Firewall
3 20 (8.77%) DNS
4 19 (8.33%) MPLS
5 18 (7.89%) WAN
6 16 (7.02%) Network Security
7 15 (6.58%) VLAN
8 13 (5.70%) Wireless
8 13 (5.70%) IPsec
8 13 (5.70%) DHCP
8 13 (5.70%) VPN
9 12 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.39%) Broadband
11 9 (3.95%) LDAP
12 8 (3.51%) VoIP
12 8 (3.51%) BGP
12 8 (3.51%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (3.07%) OSPF
13 7 (3.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.96%) MySQL
2 23 (10.09%) Big Data
3 22 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.21%) RDBMS
5 20 (8.77%) Hadoop
6 16 (7.02%) Apache Hive
7 15 (6.58%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.51%) Sqoop
9 8 (3.51%) Redis
10 7 (3.07%) HBase
10 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (2.19%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.19%) PowerCenter
13 3 (1.32%) Spotfire
13 3 (1.32%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (10.09%) Selenium
2 22 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.02%) JUnit
4 15 (6.58%) JIRA
5 14 (6.14%) Maven
6 12 (5.26%) Ant
7 10 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.95%) Subversion
9 6 (2.63%) MSI
10 5 (2.19%) NUnit
10 5 (2.19%) TestComplete
10 5 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.19%) Moq
11 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.32%) JBehave
11 3 (1.32%) MSTest
11 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.32%) WinRunner
11 3 (1.32%) TestDirector
11 3 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (10.96%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.53%) Marketing
3 13 (5.70%) Finance
4 5 (2.19%) Legal
4 5 (2.19%) Games
4 5 (2.19%) French Language
5 3 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (23.68%) Developer
2 30 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 27 (11.84%) Java Software Engineer
4 26 (11.40%) Architect
5 25 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (10.96%) Administrator
5 25 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 25 (10.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (10.96%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) Security Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.26%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Technical Manager
9 11 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Principal Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.39%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.54%) HTML
2 30 (13.16%) CSS
3 28 (12.28%) XML
3 28 (12.28%) Spring
4 26 (11.40%) jQuery
4 26 (11.40%) Web Services
5 24 (10.53%) HTML5
6 22 (9.65%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.77%) J2EE
7 20 (8.77%) JSON
8 18 (7.89%) .NET
9 14 (6.14%) CSS3
10 13 (5.70%) RESTful
10 13 (5.70%) Hibernate
11 12 (5.26%) Ajax
11 12 (5.26%) Servlets
11 12 (5.26%) JMS
11 12 (5.26%) PhoneGap
11 12 (5.26%) Kafka
12 11 (4.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.21%) User Experience
3 14 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) IVR
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (46.93%) Linux
2 44 (19.30%) Windows
3 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.63%) Solaris
5 6 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.19%) UNIX
6 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.75%) Android
8 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.88%) VMS
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.49%) Software Engineering
3 26 (11.40%) Scrum
3 26 (11.40%) Project Management
4 25 (10.96%) SOA
5 24 (10.53%) MVC
5 24 (10.53%) DevOps
6 23 (10.09%) Time Management
7 20 (8.77%) Web Development
8 18 (7.89%) Analytics
9 17 (7.46%) TDD
10 16 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.02%) MapReduce
10 16 (7.02%) Cyber Security
11 15 (6.58%) Mobile Development
11 15 (6.58%) Network Design
12 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing
12 14 (6.14%) OOP
13 13 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.33%) Java
2 46 (20.18%) JavaScript
2 46 (20.18%) SQL
3 36 (15.79%) Perl
4 31 (13.60%) Python
5 30 (13.16%) Ruby
6 29 (12.72%) PHP
6 29 (12.72%) Bash Shell
7 15 (6.58%) C#
8 11 (4.82%) C
9 10 (4.39%) Scala
10 8 (3.51%) HiveQL
10 8 (3.51%) VBScript
11 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.19%) AspectJ
11 5 (2.19%) Groovy
12 3 (1.32%) C++
13 2 (0.88%) XPath
13 2 (0.88%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (25.00%) Degree
2 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (12.72%) CCNA
4 12 (5.26%) CCIE
5 11 (4.82%) CCNP
6 10 (4.39%) JNCIE
7 8 (3.51%) ISEB
7 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.63%) CISSP
9 4 (1.75%) CHFI
10 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) CEH
11 2 (0.88%) GCIH
11 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 2 (0.88%) CISM
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.88%) GPEN
11 2 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.77%) SLA
2 14 (6.14%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.88%) FISMA
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.51%) Kamailio
3 8 (3.51%) Apache Flume
4 7 (3.07%) HDFS
4 7 (3.07%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (1.32%) Snort
5 3 (1.32%) Xen
6 2 (0.88%) Firmware
6 2 (0.88%) Varnish
6 2 (0.88%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) Puppet
2 10 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.39%) Nagios
3 8 (3.51%) SCCM
3 8 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (3.07%) OpenView
4 7 (3.07%) Cacti
4 7 (3.07%) Ganglia
5 6 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.88%) Nessus
7 2 (0.88%) Nmap
8 1 (0.44%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 48 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Cisco
3 23 (10.09%) Red Hat
4 22 (9.65%) Oracle
5 18 (7.89%) VMware
6 14 (6.14%) SAP
7 9 (3.95%) Splunk
8 7 (3.07%) HP
8 7 (3.07%) Citrix
8 7 (3.07%) BMC
9 5 (2.19%) Informatica
9 5 (2.19%) Sun
9 5 (2.19%) Google
9 5 (2.19%) Genesys
9 5 (2.19%) Talend
9 5 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.75%) Huawei
11 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.32%) Apple
11 3 (1.32%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago