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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 77 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.21% 2.69% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.72% 7.73% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 36
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
792 789 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.04% 34.79% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 520 602 560
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (63.96%) Linux
2 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 33 (29.73%) Java
4 32 (28.83%) Windows
5 24 (21.62%) Perl
5 24 (21.62%) Project Management
6 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
6 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
6 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
7 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (17.12%) Spring
9 18 (16.22%) CCNA
9 18 (16.22%) SQL
9 18 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (16.22%) Internet
10 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
10 17 (15.32%) Cisco
10 17 (15.32%) Degree
10 17 (15.32%) Time Management
11 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.41%) XML
11 16 (14.41%) SLA
12 15 (13.51%) DNS
12 15 (13.51%) WAN
12 15 (13.51%) HTML
12 15 (13.51%) J2EE
13 14 (12.61%) RESTful
13 14 (12.61%) Cyber Security
14 13 (11.71%) Network Security
14 13 (11.71%) JDBC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.91%) Node.js
2 10 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.80%) WordPress
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Drupal
7 1 (0.90%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.90%) Movable Type
Applications
1 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Internet
2 15 (13.51%) DNS
2 15 (13.51%) WAN
3 13 (11.71%) Network Security
3 13 (11.71%) Firewall
4 12 (10.81%) IPsec
4 12 (10.81%) MPLS
4 12 (10.81%) VPN
4 12 (10.81%) DHCP
4 12 (10.81%) VLAN
5 11 (9.91%) LDAP
5 11 (9.91%) Wireless
6 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.60%) HTTP
8 3 (2.70%) Broadband
8 3 (2.70%) LAN
9 2 (1.80%) VoIP
9 2 (1.80%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.90%) BGP
10 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) MySQL
1 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
1 8 (7.21%) Big Data
2 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.80%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.21%) Selenium
2 7 (6.31%) Maven
3 6 (5.41%) MSI
4 5 (4.50%) JIRA
5 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) MSTest
6 3 (2.70%) JBehave
6 3 (2.70%) WinRunner
6 3 (2.70%) TestDirector
6 3 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.80%) Ant
7 2 (1.80%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.80%) AnthillPro
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (6.31%) Marketing
1 7 (6.31%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) French Language
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (16.22%) Java Software Engineer
1 18 (16.22%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (15.32%) Administrator
2 17 (15.32%) Linux Administrator
2 17 (15.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Technical Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Technical Services Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Service Manager
6 10 (9.01%) IT Manager
6 10 (9.01%) IT Services Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) Spring
2 16 (14.41%) XML
3 15 (13.51%) HTML
3 15 (13.51%) J2EE
4 14 (12.61%) RESTful
5 13 (11.71%) JDBC
6 12 (10.81%) Struts
7 11 (9.91%) Struts2
7 11 (9.91%) Servlets
8 10 (9.01%) CSS
9 8 (7.21%) Web Services
9 8 (7.21%) HTML5
9 8 (7.21%) FreeMarker
9 8 (7.21%) Ajax
10 7 (6.31%) JMS
10 7 (6.31%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.41%) WSH
11 6 (5.41%) Software Packaging
12 5 (4.50%) Apache Camel
13 3 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) User Experience
4 6 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) DTV
7 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.90%) Animation
7 1 (0.90%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.90%) W3C
7 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (63.96%) Linux
2 32 (28.83%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.21%) Ubuntu
5 7 (6.31%) UNIX
6 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.70%) Debian
8 2 (1.80%) Solaris
8 2 (1.80%) VMS
9 1 (0.90%) Android
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Project Management
2 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.32%) Time Management
5 14 (12.61%) Cyber Security
6 12 (10.81%) Change Management
6 12 (10.81%) Network Design
7 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.11%) DevOps
9 8 (7.21%) Scrum
9 8 (7.21%) MVC
10 7 (6.31%) SIEM
10 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.31%) SOA
10 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) Java
2 24 (21.62%) Perl
3 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
4 18 (16.22%) SQL
5 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.81%) Ruby
7 10 (9.01%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) PHP
9 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.21%) VBScript
10 6 (5.41%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.80%) C++
11 2 (1.80%) C
11 2 (1.80%) XQuery
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.80%) XPath
12 1 (0.90%) C#
12 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) CCNA
1 18 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (15.32%) Degree
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 7 (6.31%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) KVM
4 3 (2.70%) Xen
5 2 (1.80%) Kamailio
5 2 (1.80%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Puppet
2 6 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.41%) SCCM
3 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.60%) Nagios
5 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.32%) Cisco
3 12 (10.81%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
5 7 (6.31%) Citrix
6 6 (5.41%) HP
7 4 (3.60%) Huawei
8 2 (1.80%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.90%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.90%) Facebook
9 1 (0.90%) Twitter
9 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
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White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: To £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago