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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 55 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 2.57% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.78% 9.38% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 56
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
707 629 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.45% 27.40% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 423 503 476
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,600 £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 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 27 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (54.81%) Linux
2 42 (40.38%) Perl
3 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
4 34 (32.69%) Java
5 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
6 29 (27.88%) HTML
7 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 27 (25.96%) PHP
9 26 (25.00%) Internet
10 25 (24.04%) Time Management
10 25 (24.04%) CSS
11 23 (22.12%) Cisco
11 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
12 22 (21.15%) Python
12 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
13 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 20 (19.23%) MySQL
13 20 (19.23%) Web Services
13 20 (19.23%) Scrum
14 19 (18.27%) SQL
15 18 (17.31%) LAMP
15 18 (17.31%) Spring
15 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (16.35%) Drupal
17 16 (15.38%) Degree
17 16 (15.38%) Ruby
17 16 (15.38%) RESTful
17 16 (15.38%) J2EE
17 16 (15.38%) Apache
17 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (16.35%) Drupal
2 16 (15.38%) Apache
3 11 (10.58%) Node.js
4 9 (8.65%) nginx
5 6 (5.77%) Eucalyptus
6 5 (4.81%) WordPress
6 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.92%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.92%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) Plone
8 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.96%) Movable Type
9 1 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) SaaS
2 10 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.92%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.92%) Heroku
5 2 (1.92%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.92%) Office 365
5 2 (1.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (8.65%) LDAP
3 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) MySQL
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.88%) MS Access
6 2 (1.92%) Redis
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) Riak
7 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.62%) Subversion
3 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.77%) JUnit
5 5 (4.81%) Maven
6 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.85%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.92%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.92%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.92%) Selenium
8 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.96%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.77%) French Language
2 5 (4.81%) Marketing
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (34.62%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) Administrator
3 27 (25.96%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (14.42%) Software Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Consultant
9 7 (6.73%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Sales Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Principal Software Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.81%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) HTML
2 25 (24.04%) CSS
3 20 (19.23%) Web Services
4 18 (17.31%) LAMP
4 18 (17.31%) Spring
5 16 (15.38%) J2EE
5 16 (15.38%) RESTful
6 14 (13.46%) HTML5
6 14 (13.46%) XML
7 13 (12.50%) jQuery
8 12 (11.54%) Ajax
9 11 (10.58%) .NET
10 9 (8.65%) JDBC
10 9 (8.65%) Servlets
10 9 (8.65%) Struts
10 9 (8.65%) Struts2
11 8 (7.69%) Django
11 8 (7.69%) CSS3
12 6 (5.77%) Sensu
12 6 (5.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.65%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) W3C
7 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.96%) Animation
7 1 (0.96%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 57 (54.81%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) Windows
3 6 (5.77%) UNIX
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Debian
6 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) Android
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Time Management
2 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 20 (19.23%) Scrum
4 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.50%) MVC
6 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.65%) DevOps
8 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.77%) Data Management
9 6 (5.77%) Content Management
10 5 (4.81%) OO
10 5 (4.81%) SOA
10 5 (4.81%) B2B
10 5 (4.81%) TDD
10 5 (4.81%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.85%) Online Marketing
11 4 (3.85%) Software Distribution
11 4 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.38%) Perl
2 34 (32.69%) Java
3 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 27 (25.96%) PHP
6 22 (21.15%) Python
7 19 (18.27%) SQL
8 16 (15.38%) Ruby
9 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.77%) C#
11 5 (4.81%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.92%) PHP5
12 2 (1.92%) Delphi
12 2 (1.92%) VB
13 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SSCP
5 1 (0.96%) GCIA
5 1 (0.96%) GCIH
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Varnish
2 5 (4.81%) KVM
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Nagios
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
2 10 (9.62%) Opsview
3 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.73%) Cacti
5 6 (5.77%) Ganglia
5 6 (5.77%) OpenView
5 6 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.96%) WMI
8 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Cisco
2 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.77%) BMC
3 6 (5.77%) Splunk
4 5 (4.81%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe
5 3 (2.88%) Zend
6 2 (1.92%) Akamai
6 2 (1.92%) Tableau
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
6 2 (1.92%) Cognos
6 2 (1.92%) Google
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) Genesys
6 2 (1.92%) BEA
7 1 (0.96%) Veritas
7 1 (0.96%) Sun
7 1 (0.96%) HP
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