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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.42% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.76% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
421 523 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 88.26% 87.17% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 377 405 324
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
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
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bower
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
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
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognizant