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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 107 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 36 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 2.20% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.56% 7.26% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 37
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
789 702 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.40% 30.32% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 476 543 582
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 31 (36.47%) Perl
3 30 (35.29%) Java
4 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
5 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.24%) HTML
6 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 20 (23.53%) CSS
8 19 (22.35%) Internet
8 19 (22.35%) Time Management
9 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
9 18 (21.18%) Degree
10 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco
10 17 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (18.82%) PHP
11 16 (18.82%) SQL
11 16 (18.82%) Scrum
11 16 (18.82%) Spring
11 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
12 15 (17.65%) RESTful
12 15 (17.65%) MySQL
13 14 (16.47%) J2EE
14 13 (15.29%) Web Services
14 13 (15.29%) XML
14 13 (15.29%) MVC
15 12 (14.12%) HTML5
15 12 (14.12%) Node.js
16 11 (12.94%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (14.12%) Node.js
2 7 (8.24%) Apache
2 7 (8.24%) Drupal
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) WordPress
4 3 (3.53%) nginx
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.35%) Plone
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.18%) Movable Type
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) SaaS
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) Heroku
4 2 (2.35%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.35%) Office 365
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) Internet
2 10 (11.76%) LDAP
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) Broadband
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) MS Access
4 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) JUnit
2 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.88%) Subversion
3 5 (5.88%) Maven
4 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.71%) TestDirector
4 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.35%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.35%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.18%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
1 6 (7.06%) French Language
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (23.53%) Administrator
3 17 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Web Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) PHP Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) CSS
3 16 (18.82%) Spring
4 15 (17.65%) RESTful
5 14 (16.47%) J2EE
6 13 (15.29%) Web Services
6 13 (15.29%) XML
7 12 (14.12%) HTML5
8 11 (12.94%) jQuery
8 11 (12.94%) LAMP
9 10 (11.76%) .NET
9 10 (11.76%) JDBC
9 10 (11.76%) Servlets
9 10 (11.76%) Struts2
9 10 (11.76%) Ajax
9 10 (11.76%) Struts
10 6 (7.06%) Django
10 6 (7.06%) CSS3
10 6 (7.06%) JSF
11 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.71%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) W3C
7 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.18%) Animation
7 1 (1.18%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) UNIX
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.35%) Debian
6 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.35%) Android
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Time Management
3 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
4 16 (18.82%) Scrum
5 13 (15.29%) MVC
6 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.88%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.88%) B2B
8 4 (4.71%) OOP
8 4 (4.71%) OO
8 4 (4.71%) TDD
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) Content Management
8 4 (4.71%) Test Management
8 4 (4.71%) System Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Software Distribution
8 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.53%) Analytics
9 3 (3.53%) Dependency Management
9 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) Perl
2 30 (35.29%) Java
3 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 16 (18.82%) PHP
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 11 (12.94%) Python
7 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.24%) Ruby
9 6 (7.06%) C#
10 5 (5.88%) AspectJ
11 2 (2.35%) PHP5
11 2 (2.35%) Delphi
11 2 (2.35%) VB
12 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SSCP
4 1 (1.18%) GCIA
4 1 (1.18%) GCIH
4 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) KVM
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Opsview
2 9 (10.59%) Nagios
3 8 (9.41%) Puppet
4 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.18%) WMI
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) Cisco
2 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Zend
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Genesys
5 2 (2.35%) BEA
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) Cognos
5 2 (2.35%) Akamai
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Facebook
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
6 1 (1.18%) Veritas
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
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