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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 69 50 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.92% 2.22% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 6.40% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 33
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
793 781 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 34.73% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 539 583 551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,800 £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 2 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (60.33%) Linux
2 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
3 38 (31.40%) Java
4 32 (26.45%) Windows
5 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (22.31%) Software Engineering
7 25 (20.66%) Internet
8 24 (19.83%) Project Management
9 23 (19.01%) Perl
9 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
9 23 (19.01%) Degree
9 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
10 22 (18.18%) CCNA
10 22 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (15.70%) Red Hat
11 19 (15.70%) Cisco
11 19 (15.70%) SQL
11 19 (15.70%) Spring
11 19 (15.70%) Time Management
12 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
12 18 (14.88%) XML
13 17 (14.05%) HTML
13 17 (14.05%) Firewall
14 15 (12.40%) DNS
14 15 (12.40%) WAN
14 15 (12.40%) Ruby
15 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
15 14 (11.57%) SLA
15 14 (11.57%) J2EE
15 14 (11.57%) Cyber Security

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.26%) Node.js
3 9 (7.44%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.79%) JBoss
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
5 6 (4.96%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.65%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) SaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.48%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) Internet
2 17 (14.05%) Firewall
3 15 (12.40%) DNS
3 15 (12.40%) WAN
4 13 (10.74%) Network Security
5 12 (9.92%) DHCP
5 12 (9.92%) VPN
5 12 (9.92%) MPLS
5 12 (9.92%) IPsec
5 12 (9.92%) VLAN
6 11 (9.09%) Wireless
7 10 (8.26%) LDAP
8 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.96%) Broadband
10 4 (3.31%) HTTP
11 3 (2.48%) LAN
11 3 (2.48%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (1.65%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (1.65%) VoIP
13 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.61%) Big Data
2 8 (6.61%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.65%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Selenium
1 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) JIRA
3 7 (5.79%) JUnit
4 6 (4.96%) MSI
4 6 (4.96%) Ant
4 6 (4.96%) Maven
5 4 (3.31%) Subversion
6 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.48%) WinRunner
6 3 (2.48%) TestDirector
6 3 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.48%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.48%) JBehave
6 3 (2.48%) MSTest
7 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.65%) AnthillPro
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.74%) Marketing
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.61%) Finance
4 5 (4.13%) French Language
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 22 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
2 19 (15.70%) Administrator
2 19 (15.70%) Systems Administrator
2 19 (15.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 19 (15.70%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Technical Manager
4 12 (9.92%) Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
6 10 (8.26%) IT Services Manager
6 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Architect
6 10 (8.26%) IT Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) Spring
2 18 (14.88%) XML
3 17 (14.05%) HTML
4 14 (11.57%) J2EE
5 12 (9.92%) CSS
5 12 (9.92%) JDBC
5 12 (9.92%) RESTful
6 11 (9.09%) HTML5
6 11 (9.09%) Struts
7 10 (8.26%) Web Services
7 10 (8.26%) Servlets
7 10 (8.26%) Struts2
8 8 (6.61%) JMS
9 7 (5.79%) Ajax
9 7 (5.79%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.79%) FreeMarker
10 6 (4.96%) jQuery
10 6 (4.96%) JSON
10 6 (4.96%) Software Packaging
10 6 (4.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) DTV
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (60.33%) Linux
2 32 (26.45%) Windows
3 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.61%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.13%) UNIX
7 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.48%) Debian
8 2 (1.65%) VMS
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.31%) Software Engineering
3 24 (19.83%) Project Management
4 19 (15.70%) Time Management
5 14 (11.57%) Cyber Security
6 12 (9.92%) Network Design
6 12 (9.92%) Change Management
6 12 (9.92%) SOA
7 11 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.09%) MVC
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps
9 8 (6.61%) Scrum
10 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.79%) Web Development
10 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.79%) SIEM
11 6 (4.96%) Network Management
11 6 (4.96%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) Perl
2 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
3 19 (15.70%) SQL
4 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.40%) Ruby
6 13 (10.74%) PHP
7 12 (9.92%) Python
8 8 (6.61%) VBScript
9 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.13%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.65%) XQuery
11 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 2 (1.65%) Groovy
11 2 (1.65%) C++
11 2 (1.65%) C
12 1 (0.83%) C#
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Degree
2 22 (18.18%) CCNA
2 22 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) JNCIE
4 4 (3.31%) CCIE
4 4 (3.31%) CCNP
5 3 (2.48%) ISEB
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.65%) VCP4
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) SLA
2 8 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) Xen
3 3 (2.48%) KVM
4 2 (1.65%) Kamailio
4 2 (1.65%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 6 (4.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (4.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (4.96%) SCCM
3 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.31%) Nagios
5 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.65%) OpenView
6 2 (1.65%) Cacti
6 2 (1.65%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.70%) Cisco
2 19 (15.70%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle
4 10 (8.26%) VMware
5 7 (5.79%) Citrix
6 6 (4.96%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) Huawei
8 2 (1.65%) Splunk
8 2 (1.65%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.65%) BMC
8 2 (1.65%) Sun
8 2 (1.65%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.83%) Wall Street Systems
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