The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 106 69
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -37
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 67 40 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.84% 1.82% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 2.10% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53 28 34
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1170 1906 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.60% 86.56% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1506 1292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 62 (55.86%) Linux
2 51 (45.95%) Python
3 47 (42.34%) Java
3 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.93%) Open Source Development
6 29 (26.13%) DevOps
6 29 (26.13%) Git (software)
7 28 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (24.32%) Web Services
8 27 (24.32%) Big Data
9 26 (23.42%) Subversion
10 24 (21.62%) TDD
10 24 (21.62%) BDD
10 24 (21.62%) Apache
10 24 (21.62%) AngularJS
11 22 (19.82%) Bash Shell
11 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
12 21 (18.92%) JIRA
12 21 (18.92%) Unix
12 21 (18.92%) Perl
13 20 (18.02%) Scrum
13 20 (18.02%) Degree
13 20 (18.02%) Hadoop
14 19 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
14 19 (17.12%) Ruby
15 18 (16.22%) nginx
15 18 (16.22%) Node.js
15 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (21.62%) Apache
2 18 (16.22%) nginx
3 14 (12.61%) Drupal
4 12 (10.81%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (7.21%) JBoss
6 7 (6.31%) OpenStack
7 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.60%) Confluence
10 3 (2.70%) Apache Pig
10 3 (2.70%) IIS
10 3 (2.70%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.41%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.31%) PaaS
4 6 (5.41%) IaaS
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.60%) SaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) HTTP
2 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.41%) IPv4
3 6 (5.41%) SSH
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 4 (3.60%) Internet
5 3 (2.70%) LDAP
5 3 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.80%) DHCP
6 2 (1.80%) FTP
6 2 (1.80%) ICMP
6 2 (1.80%) SSL
7 1 (0.90%) Broadband
7 1 (0.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) VLAN
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) Big Data
2 20 (18.02%) Hadoop
3 18 (16.22%) MySQL
4 14 (12.61%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
6 9 (8.11%) Neo4j
7 7 (6.31%) Pentaho
7 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (6.31%) Redis
8 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.41%) Riak
9 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.80%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.42%) Subversion
3 21 (18.92%) JIRA
4 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.81%) Bugzilla
5 12 (10.81%) Selenium
6 8 (7.21%) Trac
7 7 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (6.31%) gulp
7 7 (6.31%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (5.41%) JUnit
9 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.50%) JMeter
9 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.60%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.70%) Grunt
11 3 (2.70%) Maven
11 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.70%) VersionOne
11 3 (2.70%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Military
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Open Source Developer
3 15 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (9.91%) Big Data Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Java Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Java Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Java Software Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Software Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior Software Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Technical Leader
6 10 (9.01%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) Web Services
2 24 (21.62%) AngularJS
3 18 (16.22%) Node.js
4 16 (14.41%) LAMP
5 14 (12.61%) HTML
6 12 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
6 12 (10.81%) Sensu
7 10 (9.01%) RESTful
8 9 (8.11%) JSON
9 8 (7.21%) REST
9 8 (7.21%) XML
10 7 (6.31%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (6.31%) Apache Camel
10 7 (6.31%) Apache CXF
10 7 (6.31%) CSS
10 7 (6.31%) Drools
10 7 (6.31%) ELK Stack
10 7 (6.31%) HTML5
10 7 (6.31%) jBPM
10 7 (6.31%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (5.41%) PKI
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Wiki
5 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (55.86%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Unix
3 19 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (14.41%) CentOS
5 15 (13.51%) Ubuntu
6 10 (9.01%) Windows
7 7 (6.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.93%) Open Source Development
3 29 (26.13%) DevOps
4 24 (21.62%) BDD
4 24 (21.62%) TDD
5 20 (18.02%) Scrum
6 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management
7 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.51%) Automation Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Logistics
10 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (9.01%) Information Governance
11 10 (9.01%) Secure Coding
11 10 (9.01%) SOA
12 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.21%) SDLC
12 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) Python
2 47 (42.34%) Java
3 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.82%) Bash Shell
5 21 (18.92%) Perl
6 19 (17.12%) Ruby
7 14 (12.61%) PHP
8 13 (11.71%) SQL
9 11 (9.91%) C++
10 8 (7.21%) C
11 7 (6.31%) Jython
12 3 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.70%) Tcl
13 2 (1.80%) C#
13 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.80%) Scala
14 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.02%) Degree
3 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) CISM
5 2 (1.80%) CISSP
5 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.81%) GlusterFS
2 12 (10.81%) Varnish
3 10 (9.01%) Docker
4 9 (8.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (6.31%) KVM
5 7 (6.31%) VirtualBox
6 6 (5.41%) HDFS
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (13.51%) Puppet
2 12 (10.81%) Cacti
2 12 (10.81%) Ganglia
2 12 (10.81%) Nagios
2 12 (10.81%) OpenView
2 12 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (8.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (5.41%) Ambari
4 6 (5.41%) Ansible
4 6 (5.41%) Kibana
4 6 (5.41%) yum
5 2 (1.80%) SELinux
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
6 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
2 14 (12.61%) Splunk
2 14 (12.61%) VMware
3 12 (10.81%) BMC
4 7 (6.31%) Talend
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.80%) BEA
8 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco
9 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.90%) Juniper
9 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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