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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 121 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 101 115 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.08% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.72% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 64 111 89
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £27,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £67,500 £55,250
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 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
4159 4235 3829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.50% 76.76% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 3007 2965
Average salary £54,750 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 74 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Newbury +9 10 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Maidenhead 0 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Windsor -15 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Slough -18 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 90 (43.48%) Linux
2 81 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (38.65%) Java
4 54 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 45 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
7 41 (19.81%) Internet
7 41 (19.81%) Perl
7 41 (19.81%) Degree
8 39 (18.84%) HTML
8 39 (18.84%) Python
9 38 (18.36%) Computer Science
10 37 (17.87%) SQL
11 35 (16.91%) Firewall
12 33 (15.94%) PHP
13 31 (14.98%) Cisco
13 31 (14.98%) Ruby
14 30 (14.49%) Bash Shell
14 30 (14.49%) XML
14 30 (14.49%) SOA
14 30 (14.49%) DevOps
15 29 (14.01%) Windows
15 29 (14.01%) CSS
15 29 (14.01%) Spring
16 28 (13.53%) jQuery
16 28 (13.53%) Web Services
17 26 (12.56%) Apache
17 26 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (12.56%) HTML5
18 25 (12.08%) SaaS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (12.56%) Apache
2 22 (10.63%) JBoss
3 21 (10.14%) WebLogic
4 20 (9.66%) WebSphere
5 17 (8.21%) Apache Pig
6 13 (6.28%) Apache Spark
7 11 (5.31%) Node.js
8 10 (4.83%) OpenStack
8 10 (4.83%) Eucalyptus
9 8 (3.86%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.38%) CMS
11 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.45%) SAS
12 3 (1.45%) nginx
13 2 (0.97%) Confluence
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.97%) Drupal
13 2 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) SaaS
2 17 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.76%) PaaS
4 9 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.90%) GitHub
6 4 (1.93%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.97%) Office 365
7 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.97%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.81%) Internet
2 35 (16.91%) Firewall
3 14 (6.76%) DNS
4 13 (6.28%) MPLS
5 12 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.80%) Network Security
6 11 (5.31%) VLAN
6 11 (5.31%) WAN
7 9 (4.35%) LDAP
7 9 (4.35%) VPN
7 9 (4.35%) DHCP
7 9 (4.35%) IPsec
8 8 (3.86%) BGP
8 8 (3.86%) Broadband
8 8 (3.86%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (3.38%) OSPF
9 7 (3.38%) Wireless
10 5 (2.42%) SMTP
10 5 (2.42%) VoIP
10 5 (2.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.11%) MySQL
1 23 (11.11%) Big Data
2 21 (10.14%) Hadoop
3 19 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.21%) Apache Hive
5 15 (7.25%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.31%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 9 (4.35%) HBase
8 9 (4.35%) Redis
9 8 (3.86%) Sqoop
10 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.42%) PowerCenter
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.42%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.11%) Selenium
3 22 (10.63%) JUnit
4 18 (8.70%) Ant
5 16 (7.73%) JIRA
6 13 (6.28%) Maven
7 9 (4.35%) Subversion
8 8 (3.86%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.93%) Moq
10 4 (1.93%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.93%) MSI
10 4 (1.93%) NUnit
11 3 (1.45%) JBehave
12 2 (0.97%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.97%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.97%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.97%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.97%) AnthillPro
General
1 22 (10.63%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.14%) Marketing
3 13 (6.28%) Finance
4 5 (2.42%) French Language
4 5 (2.42%) Games
5 4 (1.93%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (27.05%) Developer
2 36 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 30 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 29 (14.01%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (12.56%) Administrator
6 24 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (11.59%) Architect
6 24 (11.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 24 (11.59%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) Security Engineer
10 11 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Senior Manager
11 10 (4.83%) Marketing Manager
11 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Principal Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Principal Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.84%) HTML
2 30 (14.49%) XML
3 29 (14.01%) CSS
3 29 (14.01%) Spring
4 28 (13.53%) Web Services
4 28 (13.53%) jQuery
5 26 (12.56%) HTML5
6 23 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 22 (10.63%) JSON
8 20 (9.66%) .NET
9 18 (8.70%) J2EE
10 17 (8.21%) CSS3
11 16 (7.73%) PhoneGap
11 16 (7.73%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.28%) LAMP
12 13 (6.28%) Ajax
12 13 (6.28%) RESTful
12 13 (6.28%) Kafka
13 11 (5.31%) JDBC
14 10 (4.83%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.36%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.18%) User Experience
3 16 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
9 2 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) IVR
9 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.48%) Linux
2 29 (14.01%) Windows
3 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.90%) UNIX
5 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.93%) CentOS
6 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.45%) Solaris
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.97%) Android
8 2 (0.97%) VMS
8 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 30 (14.49%) SOA
3 30 (14.49%) DevOps
4 25 (12.08%) MVC
5 24 (11.59%) Scrum
6 22 (10.63%) Web Development
6 22 (10.63%) Time Management
7 20 (9.66%) Mobile Development
8 18 (8.70%) Analytics
8 18 (8.70%) OOP
9 17 (8.21%) MapReduce
10 16 (7.73%) Unit Testing
10 16 (7.73%) Project Management
10 16 (7.73%) TDD
11 15 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (5.80%) Cyber Security
13 12 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (38.65%) Java
2 45 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.81%) Perl
4 39 (18.84%) Python
5 37 (17.87%) SQL
6 33 (15.94%) PHP
7 31 (14.98%) Ruby
8 30 (14.49%) Bash Shell
9 23 (11.11%) C#
10 13 (6.28%) C
11 9 (4.35%) Scala
12 8 (3.86%) HiveQL
13 7 (3.38%) VBScript
14 6 (2.90%) C++
15 5 (2.42%) AspectJ
16 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.45%) VB
18 2 (0.97%) XQuery
18 2 (0.97%) XPath
18 2 (0.97%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (19.81%) Degree
2 26 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (11.11%) CCNA
4 12 (5.80%) CCIE
5 11 (5.31%) CCNP
6 10 (4.83%) JNCIE
7 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.90%) CISSP
9 4 (1.93%) CHFI
10 3 (1.45%) CEH
10 3 (1.45%) ISEB
10 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) GPEN
11 2 (0.97%) OSCP
11 2 (0.97%) CISM
11 2 (0.97%) GCIH
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.48%) SSCP
12 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) SLA
2 12 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.97%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.97%) FISMA
System Software
1 11 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.86%) Apache Flume
2 8 (3.86%) HDFS
3 7 (3.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.42%) Kamailio
5 4 (1.93%) OpenSIPS
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.93%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.93%) Snort
6 2 (0.97%) Xen
6 2 (0.97%) Varnish
6 2 (0.97%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.48%) KVM
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (8.70%) Puppet
2 12 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.31%) Nagios
4 10 (4.83%) OpenView
4 10 (4.83%) Cacti
4 10 (4.83%) Ganglia
5 6 (2.90%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.42%) SCCM
7 4 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.45%) Ansible
9 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.97%) Nessus
9 2 (0.97%) Nmap
10 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.98%) Cisco
3 24 (11.59%) Red Hat
4 21 (10.14%) Oracle
5 13 (6.28%) VMware
5 13 (6.28%) Splunk
6 12 (5.80%) SAP
7 10 (4.83%) BMC
8 8 (3.86%) Sun
9 5 (2.42%) HP
9 5 (2.42%) IBM
9 5 (2.42%) Informatica
9 5 (2.42%) Citrix
9 5 (2.42%) Genesys
9 5 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.42%) Google
9 5 (2.42%) Talend
10 3 (1.45%) Tableau
10 3 (1.45%) Huawei
10 3 (1.45%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + excellent bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago