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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 136 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 92 159 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 2.83% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 8.38% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 145 173
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
2104 1897 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.54% 33.78% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1448 1655
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -14 47 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bracknell - 12 £55,000 -
Newbury +2 8 £40,750 -15.97% 1
Slough -16 6 £72,500 +31.81%
Wokingham -7 5 £30,000 -30.23%
Windsor -19 4 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Maidenhead -37 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (47.06%) Linux
2 59 (31.55%) Java
3 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 57 (30.48%) HTML
5 51 (27.27%) SQL
6 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (24.60%) MySQL
8 43 (22.99%) Spring
9 41 (21.93%) XML
10 40 (21.39%) CSS
11 38 (20.32%) Perl
12 37 (19.79%) Web Services
12 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
14 35 (18.72%) Apache
14 35 (18.72%) PHP
15 32 (17.11%) J2EE
15 32 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (16.04%) MongoDB
17 29 (15.51%) Windows
18 28 (14.97%) SQL Server
18 28 (14.97%) MVC
18 28 (14.97%) Finance
18 28 (14.97%) Bash Shell
19 26 (13.90%) Telecoms
20 25 (13.37%) Ruby
20 25 (13.37%) Analytics
20 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (12.83%) Degree
21 24 (12.83%) SLA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (18.72%) Apache
2 24 (12.83%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.02%) Node.js
4 12 (6.42%) Alfresco
5 11 (5.88%) Drupal
6 10 (5.35%) Liferay
7 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (3.21%) CMS
8 6 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.14%) nginx
10 4 (2.14%) WordPress
11 2 (1.07%) Plone
11 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.07%) ColdFusion
11 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Magento
2 3 (1.60%) Agresso
2 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) SaaS
2 14 (7.49%) GitHub
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.67%) IaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.07%) Heroku
5 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.83%) Internet
2 10 (5.35%) LDAP
3 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) Network Security
4 3 (1.60%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.07%) LAN
5 2 (1.07%) VoIP
5 2 (1.07%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.60%) MySQL
2 30 (16.04%) MongoDB
3 28 (14.97%) SQL Server
4 23 (12.30%) Big Data
5 21 (11.23%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.88%) OLAP
7 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.21%) MS Access
9 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.14%) Redis
12 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (10.70%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.56%) Subversion
3 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.42%) JIRA
5 11 (5.88%) Gradle
6 10 (5.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.35%) IntelliJ
7 7 (3.74%) Hudson
8 6 (3.21%) Selenium
8 6 (3.21%) JUnit
8 6 (3.21%) Maven
9 4 (2.14%) TestDirector
9 4 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.60%) Metasploit
10 3 (1.60%) Capybara
11 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.07%) PhantomJS
General
1 28 (14.97%) Finance
2 26 (13.90%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.95%) Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Retail
5 6 (3.21%) Marketing
5 6 (3.21%) French Language
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (36.90%) Developer
2 26 (13.90%) Systems Administrator
2 26 (13.90%) Administrator
2 26 (13.90%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Technical Support
3 24 (12.83%) Software Engineer
4 23 (12.30%) Consultant
5 20 (10.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 20 (10.70%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (9.63%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.02%) Web Developer
8 13 (6.95%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support
10 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 11 (5.88%) Architect
10 11 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (5.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.48%) HTML
2 43 (22.99%) Spring
3 41 (21.93%) XML
4 40 (21.39%) CSS
5 37 (19.79%) Web Services
6 32 (17.11%) J2EE
7 22 (11.76%) Servlets
8 21 (11.23%) Struts
9 20 (10.70%) LAMP
9 20 (10.70%) jQuery
10 18 (9.63%) HTML5
11 17 (9.09%) Ajax
11 17 (9.09%) .NET
12 15 (8.02%) JSR 168
12 15 (8.02%) Hibernate
12 15 (8.02%) RESTful
13 13 (6.95%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (5.88%) XHTML
14 11 (5.88%) CSS3
15 10 (5.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.16%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.35%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.07%) User Experience
8 2 (1.07%) Social Network
8 2 (1.07%) W3C
8 2 (1.07%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.53%) Animation
9 1 (0.53%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) Blog
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 88 (47.06%) Linux
2 29 (15.51%) Windows
3 16 (8.56%) Ubuntu
4 14 (7.49%) UNIX
5 13 (6.95%) Debian
6 12 (6.42%) Solaris
7 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.21%) Android
9 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.14%) CentOS
10 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
3 28 (14.97%) MVC
4 25 (13.37%) Analytics
5 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.30%) Scrum
6 22 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.76%) Business Analytics
7 21 (11.23%) Time Management
8 18 (9.63%) Web Application Development
8 18 (9.63%) OO
9 17 (9.09%) TDD
10 12 (6.42%) Pair Programming
10 12 (6.42%) ETL
10 12 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.35%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (5.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.35%) Functional Testing
12 8 (4.28%) Web Development
13 7 (3.74%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.55%) Java
2 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.27%) SQL
4 38 (20.32%) Perl
5 35 (18.72%) PHP
6 28 (14.97%) Bash Shell
7 25 (13.37%) Ruby
8 20 (10.70%) Python
9 19 (10.16%) Scala
10 11 (5.88%) C#
11 10 (5.35%) Groovy
12 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.67%) AspectJ
14 3 (1.60%) PHP5
15 2 (1.07%) Delphi
15 2 (1.07%) VB
16 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.74%) ISEB
4 6 (3.21%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.07%) MCITP
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) SSCP
7 1 (0.53%) GCIA
7 1 (0.53%) GCIH
7 1 (0.53%) EXIN
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
1 6 (3.21%) KVM
2 3 (1.60%) Snort
2 3 (1.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Puppet
2 10 (5.35%) Nagios
2 10 (5.35%) Opsview
3 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.60%) Nessus
5 2 (1.07%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.53%) WMI
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
6 1 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.30%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.70%) Cisco
4 15 (8.02%) Oracle
5 10 (5.35%) GigaSpaces
6 6 (3.21%) VMware
6 6 (3.21%) JBoss
7 5 (2.67%) Zend
8 4 (2.14%) Sybase
9 3 (1.60%) Adobe
9 3 (1.60%) Remedy
9 3 (1.60%) Sophos
9 3 (1.60%) BMC
9 3 (1.60%) Imperva
9 3 (1.60%) Demandware
10 2 (1.07%) Akamai
10 2 (1.07%) Tableau
10 2 (1.07%) Google
10 2 (1.07%) Genesys
10 2 (1.07%) BEA
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago