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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 68 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 81 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 1.90% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.39% 5.37% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 25
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
863 856 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.80% 35.27% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 560 586 587
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 82 (52.56%) Linux
2 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.33%) Java
4 42 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 40 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 36 (23.08%) Degree
7 34 (21.79%) Internet
8 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
9 28 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (17.95%) CCNA
9 28 (17.95%) Perl
9 28 (17.95%) Windows
10 26 (16.67%) Firewall
10 26 (16.67%) Ruby
10 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 26 (16.67%) SOA
11 25 (16.03%) HTML
11 25 (16.03%) Bash Shell
12 24 (15.38%) XML
12 24 (15.38%) Python
12 24 (15.38%) Spring
13 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
13 23 (14.74%) PHP
13 23 (14.74%) Project Management
14 22 (14.10%) Cisco
14 22 (14.10%) Marketing
15 21 (13.46%) Telecoms
15 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
15 21 (13.46%) Web Services
15 21 (13.46%) Time Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 17 (10.90%) JBoss
2 17 (10.90%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.33%) Apache
4 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.05%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.77%) Node.js
6 8 (5.13%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (1.28%) nginx
7 2 (1.28%) Drupal
7 2 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.26%) SaaS
2 12 (7.69%) PaaS
3 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.79%) Internet
2 26 (16.67%) Firewall
3 16 (10.26%) DNS
3 16 (10.26%) WAN
4 13 (8.33%) Network Security
5 12 (7.69%) DHCP
5 12 (7.69%) VPN
5 12 (7.69%) MPLS
5 12 (7.69%) IPsec
5 12 (7.69%) VLAN
6 10 (6.41%) Wireless
6 10 (6.41%) Broadband
7 9 (5.77%) LDAP
8 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.13%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (2.56%) HTTP
9 4 (2.56%) LAN
10 3 (1.92%) VoIP
10 3 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.26%) MySQL
2 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) Big Data
7 2 (1.28%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) Essbase
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.18%) Selenium
3 16 (10.26%) JIRA
4 15 (9.62%) JUnit
5 13 (8.33%) Ant
6 11 (7.05%) Maven
7 6 (3.85%) Subversion
7 6 (3.85%) MSI
7 6 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.92%) WinRunner
8 3 (1.92%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.92%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.92%) JBehave
8 3 (1.92%) MSTest
8 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.28%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.28%) AnthillPro
General
1 22 (14.10%) Marketing
2 21 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.77%) Finance
4 5 (3.21%) French Language
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 29 (18.59%) Developer
3 28 (17.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 25 (16.03%) Administrator
5 23 (14.74%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (14.74%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (14.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (11.54%) Architect
6 18 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Senior Manager
9 11 (7.05%) Technical Manager
10 10 (6.41%) Service Manager
10 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Marketing Manager
10 10 (6.41%) Technical Services Manager
11 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) IT Security Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) IT Services Manager
11 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) HTML
2 24 (15.38%) XML
2 24 (15.38%) Spring
3 21 (13.46%) Web Services
4 20 (12.82%) CSS
5 19 (12.18%) jQuery
6 18 (11.54%) HTML5
7 14 (8.97%) J2EE
8 13 (8.33%) JSON
8 13 (8.33%) CSS3
8 13 (8.33%) PhoneGap
8 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 12 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.05%) RESTful
10 11 (7.05%) JDBC
10 11 (7.05%) LAMP
11 10 (6.41%) Struts
11 10 (6.41%) .NET
12 9 (5.77%) Servlets
12 9 (5.77%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.69%) User Experience
4 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.21%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.28%) Clustering
7 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.28%) DTV
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (52.56%) Linux
2 28 (17.95%) Windows
3 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.21%) UNIX
6 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.28%) VMS
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.64%) Solaris
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 26 (16.67%) SOA
4 23 (14.74%) Project Management
5 21 (13.46%) Time Management
6 19 (12.18%) MVC
7 17 (10.90%) DevOps
8 16 (10.26%) Web Development
9 15 (9.62%) Cyber Security
10 14 (8.97%) Change Management
10 14 (8.97%) Mobile Development
11 13 (8.33%) OOP
12 12 (7.69%) Network Design
13 11 (7.05%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.41%) Software Architecture
14 10 (6.41%) Network Management
14 10 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2
15 9 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.33%) Java
2 28 (17.95%) Perl
3 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.67%) Ruby
4 25 (16.03%) Bash Shell
5 24 (15.38%) Python
6 23 (14.74%) PHP
7 19 (12.18%) SQL
8 8 (5.13%) VBScript
9 7 (4.49%) C#
10 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.21%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.28%) XPath
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) XQuery
11 2 (1.28%) C++
11 2 (1.28%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Degree
2 28 (17.95%) CCNA
2 28 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.41%) CCIE
3 10 (6.41%) CCNP
3 10 (6.41%) JNCIE
4 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.92%) ISEB
6 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) SSCP
7 1 (0.64%) GIAC
7 1 (0.64%) GCIA
7 1 (0.64%) GCIH
7 1 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) SLA
2 10 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.92%) Kamailio
4 3 (1.92%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.28%) KVM
5 2 (1.28%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.28%) Xen
5 2 (1.28%) Varnish
6 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) Puppet
2 9 (5.77%) Nagios
3 8 (5.13%) OpenView
3 8 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.13%) Cacti
3 8 (5.13%) Ganglia
4 7 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.85%) SCCM
6 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.64%) Ansible
8 1 (0.64%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 42 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.10%) Cisco
3 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.97%) Oracle
5 9 (5.77%) VMware
6 8 (5.13%) Splunk
6 8 (5.13%) BMC
7 7 (4.49%) Citrix
7 7 (4.49%) HP
8 6 (3.85%) Sun
9 5 (3.21%) Genesys
10 4 (2.56%) Huawei
11 2 (1.28%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.28%) SAP
12 1 (0.64%) IBM
12 1 (0.64%) Dell
12 1 (0.64%) Juniper
12 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.64%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago