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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 133 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 95 154 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 2.73% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 9.79% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 79 137 184
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1823 1573 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.81% 27.88% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1239 1404
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 54 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Bracknell - 14 £55,000 -
Newbury -2 10 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Slough -9 5 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Wokingham -4 2 £30,000 -30.23%
Windsor -17 2 £53,750 +95.45%
Maidenhead -44 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 100 (46.95%) Linux
2 67 (31.46%) Java
3 66 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 64 (30.05%) HTML
5 56 (26.29%) SQL
6 53 (24.88%) XML
7 51 (23.94%) Spring
8 50 (23.47%) Apache
9 48 (22.54%) Web Services
10 47 (22.07%) Perl
10 47 (22.07%) PHP
11 46 (21.60%) MySQL
12 43 (20.19%) J2EE
13 42 (19.72%) CSS
13 42 (19.72%) Microsoft
14 38 (17.84%) Ruby
15 36 (16.90%) Internet
16 34 (15.96%) MVC
16 34 (15.96%) MongoDB
17 32 (15.02%) Software Engineering
18 31 (14.55%) Tomcat
18 31 (14.55%) Python
18 31 (14.55%) Bash Shell
18 31 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (14.08%) Windows
20 29 (13.62%) Finance
20 29 (13.62%) Analytics
21 28 (13.15%) Scrum
21 28 (13.15%) Subversion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (23.47%) Apache
2 31 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.86%) Node.js
4 20 (9.39%) Drupal
5 18 (8.45%) Alfresco
6 16 (7.51%) Liferay
7 14 (6.57%) CMS
8 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
9 9 (4.23%) nginx
10 8 (3.76%) WebLogic
11 7 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (2.82%) WordPress
12 6 (2.82%) Eucalyptus
13 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.94%) Plone
14 2 (0.94%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.41%) Agresso
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) GitHub
2 17 (7.98%) SaaS
3 10 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.94%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.94%) Heroku
8 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.90%) Internet
2 9 (4.23%) LDAP
3 8 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.88%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.41%) Network Security
5 3 (1.41%) HTTP
5 3 (1.41%) SNMP
5 3 (1.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.94%) DNS
6 2 (0.94%) SMTP
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.60%) MySQL
2 34 (15.96%) MongoDB
3 28 (13.15%) SQL Server
4 26 (12.21%) Big Data
5 20 (9.39%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.63%) OLAP
6 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 11 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.76%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.82%) MS Access
10 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.94%) Redis
13 2 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Subversion
2 26 (12.21%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.45%) JIRA
4 18 (8.45%) Eclipse
5 17 (7.98%) IntelliJ
5 17 (7.98%) Gradle
6 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.29%) Selenium
8 6 (2.82%) Maven
8 6 (2.82%) JUnit
9 4 (1.88%) TestDirector
9 4 (1.88%) Capybara
9 4 (1.88%) Metasploit
9 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.41%) Hudson
10 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.94%) PhantomJS
General
1 29 (13.62%) Finance
2 26 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.63%) Banking
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Marketing
5 6 (2.82%) French Language
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (38.50%) Developer
2 32 (15.02%) Administrator
3 30 (14.08%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (13.62%) Consultant
5 27 (12.68%) Java Developer
6 26 (12.21%) Technical Support
6 26 (12.21%) Linux Administrator
7 24 (11.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 20 (9.39%) Senior Consultant
8 20 (9.39%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.45%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.98%) Web Developer
11 13 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 12 (5.63%) Senior Technical Support
12 12 (5.63%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
13 11 (5.16%) Architect
14 9 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 9 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.05%) HTML
2 53 (24.88%) XML
3 51 (23.94%) Spring
4 48 (22.54%) Web Services
5 43 (20.19%) J2EE
6 42 (19.72%) CSS
7 27 (12.68%) Struts
8 25 (11.74%) Servlets
9 23 (10.80%) LAMP
10 22 (10.33%) jQuery
11 21 (9.86%) JSR 168
11 21 (9.86%) HTML5
12 20 (9.39%) Ajax
13 17 (7.98%) XHTML
13 17 (7.98%) Velocity
13 17 (7.98%) Django
13 17 (7.98%) RESTful
14 16 (7.51%) Backbone.js
14 16 (7.51%) XSLT
14 16 (7.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.23%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.41%) Social Network
6 3 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.94%) W3C
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.47%) Animation
8 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.95%) Linux
2 30 (14.08%) Windows
3 20 (9.39%) Ubuntu
4 16 (7.51%) Solaris
5 15 (7.04%) Debian
5 15 (7.04%) UNIX
6 12 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.63%) Android
7 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.88%) CentOS
11 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.96%) MVC
2 32 (15.02%) Software Engineering
3 31 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (13.62%) Analytics
5 28 (13.15%) Scrum
6 27 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (12.21%) TDD
8 25 (11.74%) Business Analytics
8 25 (11.74%) Time Management
9 22 (10.33%) Web Application Development
10 20 (9.39%) OO
10 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.39%) Pair Programming
11 18 (8.45%) Extreme Programming
12 16 (7.51%) Functional Testing
13 15 (7.04%) Content Management
14 14 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (6.10%) ETL
16 9 (4.23%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.46%) Java
2 66 (30.99%) JavaScript
3 56 (26.29%) SQL
4 47 (22.07%) Perl
4 47 (22.07%) PHP
5 38 (17.84%) Ruby
6 31 (14.55%) Python
6 31 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 25 (11.74%) Scala
8 17 (7.98%) Groovy
9 8 (3.76%) C#
10 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.35%) AspectJ
12 4 (1.88%) PHP5
13 2 (0.94%) Delphi
13 2 (0.94%) VB
14 1 (0.47%) PHP4
14 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.47%) C++
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (12.21%) Degree
2 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) ISEB
4 6 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) MCITP
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) OSCP
7 1 (0.47%) OSCE
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) SSCP
7 1 (0.47%) EXIN
7 1 (0.47%) CEH
7 1 (0.47%) GCIA
7 1 (0.47%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.21%) SLA
2 12 (5.63%) QA
3 5 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.88%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Varnish
2 6 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.35%) KVM
4 4 (1.88%) Snort
4 4 (1.88%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Puppet
1 13 (6.10%) Nagios
2 10 (4.69%) Opsview
3 8 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.29%) Cacti
5 6 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (2.82%) OpenView
5 6 (2.82%) Ganglia
6 4 (1.88%) Nessus
6 4 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.68%) Red Hat
3 24 (11.27%) Oracle
4 23 (10.80%) Cisco
5 16 (7.51%) GigaSpaces
6 9 (4.23%) Demandware
6 9 (4.23%) BMC
7 6 (2.82%) JBoss
7 6 (2.82%) Splunk
7 6 (2.82%) Zend
8 5 (2.35%) VMware
9 4 (1.88%) Sophos
9 4 (1.88%) Imperva
10 3 (1.41%) Adobe
10 3 (1.41%) Remedy
11 2 (0.94%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.94%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.94%) Google
11 2 (0.94%) Sony
11 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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