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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 73 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 69 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 2.21% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.87% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £81,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Berkshire

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
1798 1914 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.43% 77.05% 74.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1327 1305
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (55.94%) Linux
2 71 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (34.27%) Java
4 44 (30.77%) Python
5 40 (27.97%) WebLogic
6 39 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 39 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 37 (25.87%) DevOps
8 36 (25.17%) SaaS
9 35 (24.48%) Degree
10 33 (23.08%) Middleware
11 31 (21.68%) SOA
11 31 (21.68%) PaaS
12 30 (20.98%) Apache
12 30 (20.98%) MySQL
13 29 (20.28%) Oracle
13 29 (20.28%) Puppet
14 28 (19.58%) Perl
14 28 (19.58%) JBoss
14 28 (19.58%) Internet
15 27 (18.88%) JUnit
15 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
15 27 (18.88%) Software Engineering
16 25 (17.48%) PHP
16 25 (17.48%) Splunk
17 24 (16.78%) HTML
17 24 (16.78%) OOP
17 24 (16.78%) jQuery
18 23 (16.08%) Oracle Fusion
18 23 (16.08%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (27.97%) WebLogic
2 39 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 30 (20.98%) Apache
4 28 (19.58%) JBoss
5 21 (14.69%) OpenStack
6 9 (6.29%) Eucalyptus
7 6 (4.20%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.20%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.80%) Node.js
9 3 (2.10%) Drupal
10 2 (1.40%) nginx
10 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.17%) SaaS
2 31 (21.68%) PaaS
3 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.50%) GitHub
5 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.58%) Internet
2 14 (9.79%) Firewall
3 5 (3.50%) Broadband
3 5 (3.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.40%) DNS
5 2 (1.40%) WAN
5 2 (1.40%) OSPF
5 2 (1.40%) BGP
5 2 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.70%) Skype
6 1 (0.70%) MPLS
6 1 (0.70%) IPsec
6 1 (0.70%) VLAN
6 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) MySQL
2 23 (16.08%) NoSQL
2 23 (16.08%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.19%) Couchbase
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.90%) Big Data
8 6 (4.20%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.50%) JasperReports
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.10%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) JUnit
2 22 (15.38%) Ant
3 21 (14.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.89%) JIRA
4 17 (11.89%) Selenium
5 10 (6.99%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.59%) Subversion
7 5 (3.50%) Maven
7 5 (3.50%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.80%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.79%) Marketing
2 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.50%) Finance
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (34.27%) Developer
2 27 (18.88%) Java Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Administrator
4 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.59%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (12.59%) DBA
5 18 (12.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (12.59%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (11.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) Architect
8 12 (8.39%) Senior DBA
8 12 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Programmer
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Manager
12 6 (4.20%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.08%) Middleware
2 24 (16.78%) HTML
2 24 (16.78%) jQuery
3 23 (16.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (16.08%) Web Services
4 22 (15.38%) CSS
4 22 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 20 (13.99%) HTML5
5 20 (13.99%) CSS3
6 17 (11.89%) PhoneGap
6 17 (11.89%) JSON
6 17 (11.89%) XML
6 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.19%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (9.09%) .NET
9 11 (7.69%) LAMP
9 11 (7.69%) REST
10 10 (6.99%) Hibernate
10 10 (6.99%) Spring
11 9 (6.29%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (16.08%) Public Cloud
3 16 (11.19%) Clustering
4 11 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.20%) User Experience
5 6 (4.20%) Oracle Exalogic
5 6 (4.20%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.80%) Social Media
7 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) CMDB
9 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.94%) Linux
2 19 (13.29%) Windows
3 18 (12.59%) CentOS
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.87%) DevOps
3 31 (21.68%) SOA
4 27 (18.88%) Software Engineering
5 24 (16.78%) OOP
6 22 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (15.38%) Mobile Development
7 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
7 21 (14.69%) MVC
8 19 (13.29%) Web Development
9 17 (11.89%) Time Management
10 16 (11.19%) User Stories
10 16 (11.19%) Load Balancing
11 15 (10.49%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (9.09%) OO
13 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.59%) Migration
13 8 (5.59%) Data Migration
14 7 (4.90%) Change Management
14 7 (4.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.27%) Java
2 44 (30.77%) Python
3 28 (19.58%) Perl
4 25 (17.48%) PHP
5 23 (16.08%) SQL
5 23 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.69%) Ruby
7 18 (12.59%) Bash Shell
8 14 (9.79%) C#
9 10 (6.99%) C++
10 4 (2.80%) C
11 1 (0.70%) PHP5
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (24.48%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) CCNA
2 7 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.20%) CCIE
3 6 (4.20%) CCNP
3 6 (4.20%) JNCIE
3 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) SSCP
4 1 (0.70%) GIAC
4 1 (0.70%) GCIA
4 1 (0.70%) GCIH
4 1 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) SLA
1 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.80%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.40%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.40%) Varnish
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Snort
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
4 1 (0.70%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.70%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 29 (20.28%) Puppet
2 16 (11.19%) ZABBIX
3 11 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.29%) Cacti
4 9 (6.29%) Ganglia
4 9 (6.29%) OpenView
4 9 (6.29%) Nagios
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (4.20%) Data Guard
7 5 (3.50%) Ansible
8 4 (2.80%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Oracle
2 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.48%) Splunk
4 19 (13.29%) Cisco
5 18 (12.59%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.19%) Atlassian
7 9 (6.29%) BMC
8 7 (4.90%) Sun
9 5 (3.50%) IBM
9 5 (3.50%) Genesys
10 3 (2.10%) Websense
11 1 (0.70%) BT
11 1 (0.70%) ATG
11 1 (0.70%) VMware
11 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.70%) Endeca
11 1 (0.70%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.70%) Zend
11 1 (0.70%) SAP
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OTE £75k, Bens, Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum, plus Bonus + Flexible hours + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50-60k
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago