The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 97 73
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 54 47 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.37% 2.33% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 2.65% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 36
Median salary £44,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 1775 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.24% 88.00% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1422 1350
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 28 February 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 53 (46.09%) Linux
2 47 (40.87%) Java
3 46 (40.00%) Python
4 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.30%) Web Services
5 36 (31.30%) JavaScript
6 30 (26.09%) Degree
7 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 25 (21.74%) Big Data
8 24 (20.87%) Open Source Development
9 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
9 22 (19.13%) Unix
10 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
10 21 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (18.26%) TDD
11 20 (17.39%) QA
11 20 (17.39%) Hadoop
11 20 (17.39%) DevOps
12 19 (16.52%) HTTP
13 18 (15.65%) Regression Testing
13 18 (15.65%) CentOS
13 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
13 18 (15.65%) Node.js
14 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
14 17 (14.78%) Bash Shell
14 17 (14.78%) Scrum
14 17 (14.78%) Apache
15 16 (13.91%) Perl
15 16 (13.91%) Oracle

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.78%) Apache
2 13 (11.30%) JBoss
2 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
4 11 (9.57%) nginx
5 9 (7.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.96%) IIS
7 7 (6.09%) Drupal
7 7 (6.09%) Eucalyptus
8 6 (5.22%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.61%) Confluence
9 3 (2.61%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.35%) PaaS
3 5 (4.35%) SaaS
4 4 (3.48%) IaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) HTTP
2 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.70%) Internet
4 9 (7.83%) FTP
5 8 (6.96%) DNS
6 7 (6.09%) SSH
7 4 (3.48%) DHCP
7 4 (3.48%) IPv4
7 4 (3.48%) SSL
7 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.61%) LDAP
9 2 (1.74%) ICMP
9 2 (1.74%) Skype
10 1 (0.87%) Broadband
10 1 (0.87%) Firewall
10 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.87%) SMTP
10 1 (0.87%) VPN
10 1 (0.87%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) Big Data
2 20 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.17%) MySQL
5 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.96%) Neo4j
7 7 (6.09%) Redis
8 6 (5.22%) Pentaho
8 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.48%) Riak
11 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.61%) SQLite
12 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.74%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.91%) JIRA
3 14 (12.17%) Selenium
3 14 (12.17%) Subversion
4 10 (8.70%) Bugzilla
4 10 (8.70%) Maven
4 10 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.83%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.83%) IntelliJ
5 9 (7.83%) NetBeans
6 8 (6.96%) gulp
7 7 (6.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (5.22%) JUnit
8 6 (5.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (5.22%) Trac
9 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (3.48%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.48%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Legal
2 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Military
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Developer
2 16 (13.91%) Open Source Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Test Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Support Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 9 (7.83%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Junior Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Technical Support
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) Web Services
2 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
3 18 (15.65%) Node.js
4 16 (13.91%) REST
5 15 (13.04%) HTML
6 13 (11.30%) XML
7 11 (9.57%) HTML5
7 11 (9.57%) LAMP
7 11 (9.57%) Spring
8 10 (8.70%) Java EE
9 9 (7.83%) Java SE
9 9 (7.83%) JMS
9 9 (7.83%) RESTful
9 9 (7.83%) SOAP
10 8 (6.96%) CSS
10 8 (6.96%) CSS3
10 8 (6.96%) JSON
11 7 (6.09%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (6.09%) Sensu
12 6 (5.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.48%) PKI
6 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.61%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.61%) Wiki
7 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.09%) Linux
2 22 (19.13%) Unix
3 18 (15.65%) CentOS
4 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (13.91%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.22%) Debian
6 5 (4.35%) Windows
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) Open Source Development
3 21 (18.26%) TDD
4 20 (17.39%) DevOps
5 18 (15.65%) Regression Testing
5 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.78%) Scrum
7 16 (13.91%) BDD
8 14 (12.17%) Automation Testing
9 13 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (11.30%) SOA
10 12 (10.43%) Logistics
11 11 (9.57%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.70%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.83%) Information Governance
13 9 (7.83%) SDLC
13 9 (7.83%) Secure Coding
14 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
14 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.87%) Java
2 46 (40.00%) Python
3 36 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.78%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.91%) Perl
6 15 (13.04%) Ruby
7 14 (12.17%) SQL
8 11 (9.57%) C++
9 10 (8.70%) PHP
10 6 (5.22%) Jython
11 4 (3.48%) C
11 4 (3.48%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.61%) Tcl
13 2 (1.74%) C#
13 2 (1.74%) Scala
14 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Degree
2 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Docker
2 7 (6.09%) GlusterFS
2 7 (6.09%) KVM
2 7 (6.09%) Varnish
2 7 (6.09%) VirtualBox
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (3.48%) HDFS
5 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.57%) Puppet
2 7 (6.09%) Ansible
2 7 (6.09%) Cacti
2 7 (6.09%) Ganglia
2 7 (6.09%) Nagios
2 7 (6.09%) OpenView
2 7 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (5.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.48%) Ambari
4 4 (3.48%) Kibana
5 2 (1.74%) SELinux
6 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.43%) IBM
4 9 (7.83%) BEA
4 9 (7.83%) TIBCO
5 8 (6.96%) VMware
6 7 (6.09%) BMC
6 7 (6.09%) Splunk
7 6 (5.22%) Talend
8 5 (4.35%) HP
9 3 (2.61%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.61%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco
10 1 (0.87%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.87%) Juniper
10 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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