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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 75 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 72 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 1.71% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.80% 5.11% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 31
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
818 861 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.35% 33.50% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 480 632 598
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,975 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 73 (60.83%) Linux
2 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (30.00%) Java
4 33 (27.50%) Windows
5 29 (24.17%) Perl
6 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
8 23 (19.17%) SQL
9 22 (18.33%) Project Management
9 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
10 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
11 20 (16.67%) Degree
11 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 18 (15.00%) HTML
12 18 (15.00%) Internet
12 18 (15.00%) Time Management
12 18 (15.00%) Spring
13 17 (14.17%) RESTful
14 16 (13.33%) Scrum
14 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
14 16 (13.33%) Cisco
14 16 (13.33%) PHP
15 15 (12.50%) WAN
15 15 (12.50%) SLA
16 14 (11.67%) CCNA
16 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (11.67%) DNS
16 14 (11.67%) Python
16 14 (11.67%) MySQL
16 14 (11.67%) Cyber Security

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 10 (8.33%) Apache
2 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.67%) Plone
5 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.67%) Drupal
5 2 (1.67%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.83%) Movable Type
6 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) Internet
2 15 (12.50%) WAN
3 14 (11.67%) DNS
4 11 (9.17%) Firewall
4 11 (9.17%) DHCP
4 11 (9.17%) MPLS
4 11 (9.17%) VPN
4 11 (9.17%) IPsec
4 11 (9.17%) VLAN
4 11 (9.17%) Network Security
5 10 (8.33%) LDAP
6 9 (7.50%) Wireless
7 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.33%) LAN
9 3 (2.50%) Broadband
9 3 (2.50%) HTTP
10 2 (1.67%) VoIP
10 2 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.83%) BGP
11 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) Big Data
4 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.67%) MS Access
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (4.17%) Maven
4 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.17%) Selenium
5 4 (3.33%) JUnit
6 3 (2.50%) MSI
6 3 (2.50%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.50%) JIRA
6 3 (2.50%) WinRunner
6 3 (2.50%) MSTest
7 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.67%) JBehave
7 2 (1.67%) AnthillPro
7 2 (1.67%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.83%) Marketing
4 6 (5.00%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Developer
2 18 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (15.00%) Administrator
3 16 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (10.83%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Service Manager
6 9 (7.50%) Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Technical Services Manager
6 9 (7.50%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
7 8 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) HTML
1 18 (15.00%) Spring
2 17 (14.17%) RESTful
3 13 (10.83%) XML
3 13 (10.83%) J2EE
4 12 (10.00%) CSS
4 12 (10.00%) JDBC
4 12 (10.00%) Web Services
5 11 (9.17%) Struts
6 10 (8.33%) Servlets
6 10 (8.33%) LAMP
6 10 (8.33%) Struts2
7 9 (7.50%) Ajax
8 8 (6.67%) HTML5
8 8 (6.67%) .NET
9 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.83%) FreeMarker
10 5 (4.17%) jQuery
11 4 (3.33%) Software Packaging
11 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) User Experience
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.67%) DTV
8 1 (0.83%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) Animation
8 1 (0.83%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (60.83%) Linux
2 33 (27.50%) Windows
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) UNIX
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Debian
7 2 (1.67%) Solaris
7 2 (1.67%) VMS
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.33%) Project Management
3 18 (15.00%) Time Management
4 16 (13.33%) Scrum
5 14 (11.67%) Cyber Security
6 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.17%) Network Design
7 11 (9.17%) Change Management
8 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.67%) MVC
9 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.67%) DevOps
10 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.83%) SIEM
10 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.00%) Test Management
11 6 (5.00%) Analytics
12 5 (4.17%) User Stories
12 5 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.00%) Java
2 29 (24.17%) Perl
3 23 (19.17%) SQL
4 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.33%) PHP
7 14 (11.67%) Python
8 12 (10.00%) Ruby
9 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.83%) C#
11 5 (4.17%) VBScript
11 5 (4.17%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.67%) XQuery
12 2 (1.67%) XPath
12 2 (1.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.83%) PHP5
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) CCNA
2 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.00%) ISEB
5 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SSCP
7 1 (0.83%) GCIA
7 1 (0.83%) GCIH
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.00%) KVM
5 3 (2.50%) Xen
6 2 (1.67%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.67%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) Nagios
2 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.33%) SCCM
5 3 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.67%) Opsview
7 1 (0.83%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) Cacti
7 1 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.33%) Cisco
2 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle
4 8 (6.67%) VMware
5 6 (5.00%) Citrix
6 4 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (2.50%) Huawei
8 2 (1.67%) Zend
8 2 (1.67%) BEA
8 2 (1.67%) Adobe
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) Veritas
9 1 (0.83%) Facebook
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
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