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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 84 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 48 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 2.56% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 8.33% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 46
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,500 £56,250
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
788 696 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.23% 30.71% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 486 551 584
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 46 (49.46%) Linux
2 34 (36.56%) Perl
3 33 (35.48%) Java
4 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
5 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
6 28 (30.11%) HTML
7 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (25.81%) CSS
9 23 (24.73%) Bash Shell
10 22 (23.66%) Internet
10 22 (23.66%) Time Management
11 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 20 (21.51%) Cisco
12 20 (21.51%) Red Hat
13 18 (19.35%) PHP
13 18 (19.35%) Spring
13 18 (19.35%) Degree
14 17 (18.28%) SQL
14 17 (18.28%) Scrum
14 17 (18.28%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (17.20%) J2EE
15 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
15 16 (17.20%) RESTful
16 15 (16.13%) MySQL
17 14 (15.05%) Web Services
17 14 (15.05%) Python
18 13 (13.98%) XML
18 13 (13.98%) MVC
18 13 (13.98%) HTML5
19 12 (12.90%) Ajax

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (12.90%) Node.js
2 8 (8.60%) Apache
2 8 (8.60%) Drupal
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) WordPress
5 3 (3.23%) nginx
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.15%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Plone
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.08%) Movable Type
7 1 (1.08%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) SaaS
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.15%) Heroku
4 2 (2.15%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.15%) Office 365
4 2 (2.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) Internet
2 10 (10.75%) LDAP
3 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) Broadband
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) MySQL
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) MS Access
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) Redis
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) JUnit
2 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 5 (5.38%) Maven
4 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.30%) TestDirector
4 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.15%) Selenium
5 2 (2.15%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.15%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.08%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.45%) French Language
2 5 (5.38%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (24.73%) Administrator
3 20 (21.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 20 (21.51%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Principal Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) HTML
2 24 (25.81%) CSS
3 18 (19.35%) Spring
4 16 (17.20%) J2EE
4 16 (17.20%) RESTful
5 14 (15.05%) Web Services
6 13 (13.98%) XML
6 13 (13.98%) HTML5
7 12 (12.90%) jQuery
7 12 (12.90%) Ajax
8 11 (11.83%) LAMP
9 10 (10.75%) .NET
9 10 (10.75%) JDBC
9 10 (10.75%) Servlets
9 10 (10.75%) Struts
9 10 (10.75%) Struts2
10 7 (7.53%) Django
10 7 (7.53%) CSS3
11 6 (6.45%) JSF
12 5 (5.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.30%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.08%) W3C
7 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.08%) Animation
7 1 (1.08%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
7 1 (1.08%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Windows
3 7 (7.53%) UNIX
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.15%) Debian
6 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) Time Management
3 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.28%) Scrum
5 13 (13.98%) MVC
6 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.38%) Data Management
7 5 (5.38%) Content Management
7 5 (5.38%) SOA
7 5 (5.38%) B2B
7 5 (5.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.30%) Software Distribution
8 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.30%) OOP
8 4 (4.30%) OO
8 4 (4.30%) TDD
8 4 (4.30%) Test Management
8 4 (4.30%) System Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Online Marketing
9 3 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Perl
2 33 (35.48%) Java
3 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.73%) Bash Shell
5 18 (19.35%) PHP
6 17 (18.28%) SQL
7 14 (15.05%) Python
8 9 (9.68%) Ruby
9 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.45%) C#
11 5 (5.38%) AspectJ
12 2 (2.15%) PHP5
12 2 (2.15%) Delphi
12 2 (2.15%) VB
13 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SSCP
4 1 (1.08%) GCIA
4 1 (1.08%) GCIH
4 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) KVM
3 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Opsview
2 9 (9.68%) Nagios
3 8 (8.60%) Puppet
4 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.08%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.08%) WMI
5 1 (1.08%) SCCM
5 1 (1.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.51%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.38%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) Zend
4 3 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Genesys
5 2 (2.15%) BEA
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
5 2 (2.15%) Cognos
5 2 (2.15%) Akamai
5 2 (2.15%) Tableau
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Facebook
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle
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