The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 58 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.36% 1.40% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.62% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 29
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
468 494 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.63% 86.21% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 404 411 374
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Open Source
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Slough region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Slough

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Slough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Parallel Computing
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Parallel Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware