The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 56 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.35% 2.74% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.83% 9.55% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 62
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £61,750 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 649 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.97% 28.70% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 439 540 473
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 59 (58.42%) Linux
2 42 (41.58%) Perl
3 33 (32.67%) Java
4 31 (30.69%) PHP
4 31 (30.69%) Microsoft
5 28 (27.72%) Internet
5 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
6 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
7 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
8 25 (24.75%) HTML
8 25 (24.75%) Python
9 24 (23.76%) Time Management
10 23 (22.77%) Scrum
11 22 (21.78%) Apache
11 22 (21.78%) Cisco
11 22 (21.78%) Red Hat
11 22 (21.78%) Web Services
11 22 (21.78%) MySQL
11 22 (21.78%) CSS
11 22 (21.78%) Drupal
12 21 (20.79%) LAMP
13 20 (19.80%) Ruby
14 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.81%) SQL
15 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.84%) Spring
16 16 (15.84%) Nagios
17 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (14.85%) Degree
17 15 (14.85%) Puppet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (21.78%) Apache
1 22 (21.78%) Drupal
2 13 (12.87%) nginx
3 10 (9.90%) Eucalyptus
4 7 (6.93%) Node.js
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.96%) WordPress
6 3 (2.97%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.98%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) Plone
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.90%) SaaS
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.96%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.98%) Office 365
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.98%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.95%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) MySQL
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.98%) Redis
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) MS Access
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.99%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.99%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) Riak
7 1 (0.99%) HBase
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.86%) Subversion
3 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) JUnit
5 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.96%) TestDirector
5 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.96%) Maven
5 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 2 (1.98%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.98%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.98%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.99%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.99%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Marketing
2 4 (3.96%) French Language
3 3 (2.97%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) Administrator
3 29 (28.71%) Linux Administrator
4 28 (27.72%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (25.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (13.86%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.95%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Sales Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.75%) HTML
2 22 (21.78%) Web Services
2 22 (21.78%) CSS
3 21 (20.79%) LAMP
4 16 (15.84%) Spring
5 13 (12.87%) XML
5 13 (12.87%) jQuery
5 13 (12.87%) HTML5
6 12 (11.88%) .NET
6 12 (11.88%) J2EE
7 11 (10.89%) Ajax
7 11 (10.89%) RESTful
8 10 (9.90%) Sensu
9 8 (7.92%) REST
9 8 (7.92%) CSS3
9 8 (7.92%) Django
10 7 (6.93%) JSF
11 6 (5.94%) Servlets
12 5 (4.95%) Struts2
12 5 (4.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.92%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.96%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (58.42%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.98%) Debian
5 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Time Management
2 23 (22.77%) Scrum
3 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
5 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.86%) DevOps
7 11 (10.89%) MVC
8 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.93%) Content Management
9 7 (6.93%) SOA
9 7 (6.93%) TDD
10 6 (5.94%) Data Management
11 5 (4.95%) B2B
11 5 (4.95%) Project Management
12 4 (3.96%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) Software Distribution
12 4 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.96%) Identity Management
12 4 (3.96%) ITIL
12 4 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) Perl
2 33 (32.67%) Java
3 31 (30.69%) PHP
4 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
6 25 (24.75%) Python
7 20 (19.80%) Ruby
8 19 (18.81%) SQL
9 7 (6.93%) C#
10 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.97%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.98%) VB
12 2 (1.98%) Delphi
12 2 (1.98%) PHP5
13 1 (0.99%) C++
13 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) OSCP
5 1 (0.99%) OSCE
5 1 (0.99%) OSWP
5 1 (0.99%) CISSP
5 1 (0.99%) GCIA
5 1 (0.99%) GCIH
5 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Varnish
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) KVM
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 16 (15.84%) Nagios
2 15 (14.85%) Puppet
3 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.90%) Cacti
4 10 (9.90%) Ganglia
4 10 (9.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (9.90%) OpenView
4 10 (9.90%) Opsview
5 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) Cisco
2 22 (21.78%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.90%) Splunk
3 10 (9.90%) BMC
4 5 (4.95%) VMware
5 4 (3.96%) Sun
6 3 (2.97%) Zend
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
7 2 (1.98%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Adobe
7 2 (1.98%) Genesys
7 2 (1.98%) BEA
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) Akamai
7 2 (1.98%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 21 days ago