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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 55 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.22% 4.93% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 12.81% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 10
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +42.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
185 203 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.34% 38.52% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 146 176 270
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Slough

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
1 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Pig
2 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) HiveQL
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Flume
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Tableau
4 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Games

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (54.55%) Apache Pig
2 3 (27.27%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
2 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter
4 2 (18.18%) SAP BI
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
1 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) HiveQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Tableau
3 2 (18.18%) Talend
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica