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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 57 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 4.38% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 15.24% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 7
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £22,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
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
234 164 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.14% 28.72% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 171 140 176
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 25 November 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Slough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 7 (58.33%) Apache
4 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) Spring
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) GigaSpaces
7 4 (33.33%) Velocity
7 4 (33.33%) Symfony
7 4 (33.33%) Zend
7 4 (33.33%) Release Management
7 4 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) XSLT

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) Alfresco
3 4 (33.33%) Liferay
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) Redis
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Hudson
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) Hamcrest
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Velocity
2 4 (33.33%) Symfony
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Struts
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 3 (25.00%) XHTML
3 3 (25.00%) Servlets
3 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (25.00%) JSR 168
4 2 (16.67%) Flask
4 2 (16.67%) gevent
5 1 (8.33%) FreeMarker
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) ERP
8 1 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) GigaSpaces
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco