Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 100 169
Rank change year-on-year +15 +69 -13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 223 208 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.34% 2.75% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.14% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 149 184 147
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £33,375 £32,325 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,799 6,619 9,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.84% 87.40% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,630 5,051 7,880
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 148 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Maidenhead +16 27 £50,000 +11.11%
Newbury -22 16 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Slough -18 7 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 115 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (48.43%) Linux
3 87 (39.01%) Java
3 87 (39.01%) Degree
4 75 (33.63%) Computer Science
5 68 (30.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 58 (26.01%) TDD
6 58 (26.01%) Scrum
7 57 (25.56%) Test Automation
8 56 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (24.66%) Firewall
10 53 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (22.42%) BDD
12 47 (21.08%) Python
13 42 (18.83%) JavaScript
14 40 (17.94%) Oracle
15 36 (16.14%) HTML
15 36 (16.14%) CSS
15 36 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (16.14%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
16 33 (14.80%) Ansible
17 32 (14.35%) XML
17 32 (14.35%) AngularJS
18 31 (13.90%) Middleware
18 31 (13.90%) Software Engineering
19 30 (13.45%) TCP/IP
19 30 (13.45%) DevOps
20 29 (13.00%) HTML5
21 28 (12.56%) Network Packet Capture

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (8.07%) Apache
2 12 (5.38%) OpenStack
2 12 (5.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.04%) JBoss
4 9 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.69%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.35%) Confluence
7 3 (1.35%) Drupal
7 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.90%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.83%) npm
4 11 (4.93%) PaaS
5 8 (3.59%) Bluemix
5 8 (3.59%) Boomi
5 8 (3.59%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (3.14%) IaaS
7 6 (2.69%) Serverless
8 5 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.24%) GitHub
8 5 (2.24%) SaaS
9 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.35%) Route 53
10 2 (0.90%) Akamai
11 1 (0.45%) Datadog
11 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.66%) Firewall
2 30 (13.45%) TCP/IP
3 27 (12.11%) LAN
3 27 (12.11%) WAN
4 20 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (6.73%) Internet
6 11 (4.93%) FTP
7 10 (4.48%) HTTP
8 4 (1.79%) BGP
8 4 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.79%) MPLS
8 4 (1.79%) OSPF
8 4 (1.79%) RIP
9 3 (1.35%) SNMP
9 3 (1.35%) SSL
9 3 (1.35%) VPN
10 2 (0.90%) GSM
10 2 (0.90%) LTE
10 2 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.90%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.97%) MySQL
1 20 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.07%) Big Data
3 16 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.79%) HBase
8 4 (1.79%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.79%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.35%) DB2
9 3 (1.35%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.35%) Redis
10 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.90%) QlikView
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.11%) JIRA
2 25 (11.21%) WebDriver
3 23 (10.31%) Maven
4 21 (9.42%) Git (software)
5 20 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.97%) JMeter
6 19 (8.52%) SoapUI
6 19 (8.52%) Subversion
7 15 (6.73%) Eclipse
8 14 (6.28%) IntelliJ
9 13 (5.83%) gulp
9 13 (5.83%) Jasmine
9 13 (5.83%) Karma Test Runner
9 13 (5.83%) NetBeans
9 13 (5.83%) Protractor
9 13 (5.83%) webpack
10 10 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (4.48%) Cucumber
11 9 (4.04%) Selenium
12 7 (3.14%) Ant
General
1 15 (6.73%) Digital Economy
2 14 (6.28%) Publishing
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Finance
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.35%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (30.94%) Developer
2 33 (14.80%) Analyst
3 28 (12.56%) Security Analyst
4 27 (12.11%) Architect
5 20 (8.97%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (7.62%) Software Tester
7 17 (7.62%) Tester
8 16 (7.17%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.73%) Author
9 15 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.73%) Technical Author
10 12 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Administrator
11 11 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.14%) CSS
1 36 (16.14%) HTML
2 32 (14.35%) AngularJS
2 32 (14.35%) XML
3 31 (13.90%) Middleware
4 29 (13.00%) HTML5
5 26 (11.66%) REST
6 25 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (11.21%) Web Services
7 23 (10.31%) Sass
8 22 (9.87%) Spring
9 19 (8.52%) Node.js
10 14 (6.28%) SOAP
11 12 (5.38%) jQuery
11 12 (5.38%) JSON
12 11 (4.93%) CSS3
12 11 (4.93%) Java EE
12 11 (4.93%) JMS
13 10 (4.48%) RAML
13 10 (4.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.63%) Computer Science
2 53 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (16.14%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (12.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (10.31%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.93%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.04%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 8 (3.59%) Social Media
9 6 (2.69%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.79%) User Experience
12 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.90%) Life Science
13 2 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 108 (48.43%) Linux
2 19 (8.52%) Windows
3 14 (6.28%) CentOS
3 14 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.38%) Ubuntu
5 11 (4.93%) Unix
6 8 (3.59%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (3.59%) FreeBSD
6 8 (3.59%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) VMS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.01%) Scrum
2 58 (26.01%) TDD
3 57 (25.56%) Test Automation
4 56 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (22.42%) BDD
6 31 (13.90%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.45%) DevOps
8 28 (12.56%) Information Security
8 28 (12.56%) Network Packet Capture
8 28 (12.56%) Security Monitoring
8 28 (12.56%) Security Operations
9 26 (11.66%) Test Scripting
10 23 (10.31%) Configuration Management
10 23 (10.31%) CRM
11 22 (9.87%) Front End Development
11 22 (9.87%) Microservices
11 22 (9.87%) Test Management
12 21 (9.42%) ITIL
13 20 (8.97%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (39.01%) Java
2 47 (21.08%) Python
3 42 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.21%) SQL
5 19 (8.52%) PowerShell
6 18 (8.07%) C++
7 17 (7.62%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.83%) ES6
8 13 (5.83%) ES7
8 13 (5.83%) PHP
9 11 (4.93%) C
9 11 (4.93%) Ruby
10 10 (4.48%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.59%) C#
11 8 (3.59%) Scala
11 8 (3.59%) Tcl
12 7 (3.14%) Perl
13 4 (1.79%) Jython
14 2 (0.90%) Groovy
15 1 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 87 (39.01%) Degree
2 68 (30.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (10.76%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.28%) MCSD
4 14 (6.28%) MCSE
4 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.93%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.59%) CCNA
7 8 (3.59%) CCSA
7 8 (3.59%) CISA
7 8 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.59%) CISM
7 8 (3.59%) CISSP
7 8 (3.59%) GIAC
7 8 (3.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.59%) SANS
8 6 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.24%) ISEB
10 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (11.21%) Hyper-V
1 25 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.31%) Docker
3 8 (3.59%) Firmware
4 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
5 2 (0.90%) NFS
5 2 (0.90%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.45%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (14.80%) Ansible
2 22 (9.87%) Kubernetes
3 16 (7.17%) Puppet
4 14 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.59%) Juniper STRM
5 8 (3.59%) Nagios
5 8 (3.59%) QRadar
5 8 (3.59%) RSA enVision
5 8 (3.59%) RSA Security Analytics
6 7 (3.14%) Terraform
7 4 (1.79%) HP ALM
7 4 (1.79%) Salt
8 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.90%) Cacti
9 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.90%) Kibana
9 2 (0.90%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (17.94%) Oracle
2 28 (12.56%) IBM
3 25 (11.21%) VMware
4 21 (9.42%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.07%) BEA
5 18 (8.07%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.83%) Twitter
7 12 (5.38%) SAP
8 11 (4.93%) Juniper
9 10 (4.48%) Cisco
9 10 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (4.48%) Workday
10 9 (4.04%) SaltStack
11 8 (3.59%) Atmel
11 8 (3.59%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.59%) Dell
11 8 (3.59%) JD Edwards
11 8 (3.59%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (3.59%) Siebel
11 8 (3.59%) Sun