The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.77% 4.21% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 12.63% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 3
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £79,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 198 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.57% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 142 159 222
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,250 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 26 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Slough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Symfony
5 4 (33.33%) Zend
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Liferay
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
6 3 (25.00%) Groovy
6 3 (25.00%) GitHub
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (25.00%) Liferay
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) Redis
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Hudson
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) Hamcrest
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Symfony
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Velocity
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Struts
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) JSR 168
3 2 (16.67%) Flask
3 2 (16.67%) gevent
3 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (8.33%) FreeMarker
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) StatsD
1 2 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco