The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 116 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 29 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 1.65% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 5.37% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 23
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £71,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Open Source
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
779 745 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.26% 30.77% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 546 584
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Open Source
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Reading region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Reading

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 43 (51.19%) Linux
2 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.52%) Perl
4 27 (32.14%) Java
5 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.62%) Bash Shell
7 18 (21.43%) HTML
7 18 (21.43%) Internet
7 18 (21.43%) Time Management
8 16 (19.05%) Degree
8 16 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 16 (19.05%) SQL
8 16 (19.05%) Cisco
8 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (17.86%) Windows
9 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.86%) RESTful
10 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 14 (16.67%) CSS
10 14 (16.67%) PHP
10 14 (16.67%) MySQL
11 13 (15.48%) Web Services
11 13 (15.48%) XML
11 13 (15.48%) Scrum
11 13 (15.48%) Spring
12 12 (14.29%) MVC
12 12 (14.29%) Node.js
13 11 (13.10%) J2EE
14 10 (11.90%) Struts

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (14.29%) Node.js
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.76%) Drupal
5 3 (3.57%) nginx
5 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.38%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.38%) JBoss
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.38%) CMS
6 2 (2.38%) Plone
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) WordPress
7 1 (1.19%) Movable Type
7 1 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) SaaS
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Heroku
4 2 (2.38%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Internet
2 10 (11.90%) LDAP
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) SNMP
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) Broadband
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) MPLS
5 1 (1.19%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) IPsec
5 1 (1.19%) VLAN
5 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) MySQL
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Redis
6 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) JUnit
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Maven
4 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.76%) TestDirector
4 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.38%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.38%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.19%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) French Language
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Electronics
4 3 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Systems Administrator
2 19 (22.62%) Administrator
3 16 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.95%) Principal Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) RESTful
3 14 (16.67%) CSS
4 13 (15.48%) Web Services
4 13 (15.48%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) Spring
5 11 (13.10%) J2EE
6 10 (11.90%) .NET
6 10 (11.90%) JDBC
6 10 (11.90%) Servlets
6 10 (11.90%) LAMP
6 10 (11.90%) Struts2
6 10 (11.90%) Struts
7 9 (10.71%) HTML5
8 8 (9.52%) jQuery
9 7 (8.33%) Ajax
10 6 (7.14%) JSF
11 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.95%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) W3C
6 1 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) Animation
6 1 (1.19%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
6 1 (1.19%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.19%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
4 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) Debian
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) Android
7 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Time Management
3 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 13 (15.48%) Scrum
5 12 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) System Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Test Management
9 4 (4.76%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) OOP
9 4 (4.76%) OO
9 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.76%) B2B
9 4 (4.76%) Software Distribution
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.57%) Dependency Management
10 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) Perl
2 27 (32.14%) Java
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.62%) Bash Shell
4 16 (19.05%) SQL
5 14 (16.67%) PHP
6 9 (10.71%) Python
7 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.14%) C#
9 5 (5.95%) AspectJ
9 5 (5.95%) Ruby
10 2 (2.38%) PHP5
10 2 (2.38%) Delphi
10 2 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SSCP
4 1 (1.19%) GCIA
4 1 (1.19%) GCIH
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.76%) KVM
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) Xen
5 1 (1.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Nagios
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
1 8 (9.52%) Opsview
2 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) WMI
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Cisco
2 16 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) Adobe
5 3 (3.57%) Zend
6 2 (2.38%) Akamai
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Google
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.38%) Genesys
6 2 (2.38%) BEA
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas
7 1 (1.19%) HP
7 1 (1.19%) Facebook
7 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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