Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 142 86
Rank change year-on-year +39 -56 +53
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 128 116 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.45% 1.94% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.10% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 100 95 132
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £44,875 £32,000 £33,413
90th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%

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 4,785 5,523 5,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.40% 92.50% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,804 4,283 4,495
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +8.25% -3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 2019. 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 +2 80 £60,000 +4.35% 8
Bracknell +25 15 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Maidenhead +44 13 £60,000 -40.00%
Slough +21 6 £60,000 +84.62% 4
Newbury +9 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 53 (41.41%) Python
2 46 (35.94%) Docker
3 45 (35.16%) Java
3 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (33.59%) Software Engineering
5 42 (32.81%) Linux
6 41 (32.03%) Git (software)
7 29 (22.66%) Ansible
8 28 (21.88%) AWS
8 28 (21.88%) Public Cloud
9 27 (21.09%) Microservices
9 27 (21.09%) C#
10 26 (20.31%) DevOps
11 25 (19.53%) Kubernetes
11 25 (19.53%) Spring
12 24 (18.75%) MongoDB
12 24 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (17.97%) Terraform
13 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
14 22 (17.19%) Hadoop
14 22 (17.19%) RESTful
15 21 (16.41%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (15.63%) Bash Shell
16 20 (15.63%) Azure
17 19 (14.84%) Scala
17 19 (14.84%) Test Automation
17 19 (14.84%) Algorithms
17 19 (14.84%) Bitbucket
17 19 (14.84%) Spring Cloud
17 19 (14.84%) JavaScript

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 15 (11.72%) Apache Spark
1 15 (11.72%) Hyperledger
2 11 (8.59%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.47%) JBoss
4 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.91%) Apache
5 5 (3.91%) IIS
5 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.13%) CMS
6 4 (3.13%) Drupal
6 4 (3.13%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.56%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Mule
8 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.56%) Magento
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) AWS
2 20 (15.63%) Azure
3 8 (6.25%) GCP
3 8 (6.25%) GitHub
4 7 (5.47%) IaaS
5 4 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.13%) PaaS
5 4 (3.13%) Serverless
6 2 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.81%) Firewall
3 8 (6.25%) Network Security
4 7 (5.47%) Internet
5 6 (4.69%) DNS
6 5 (3.91%) DHCP
6 5 (3.91%) SMTP
6 5 (3.91%) SSL
7 4 (3.13%) HTTP
7 4 (3.13%) SSH
8 3 (2.34%) BGP
8 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.78%) STUN
9 1 (0.78%) VoIP
9 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 22 (17.19%) Hadoop
3 21 (16.41%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (11.72%) Blockchain
6 14 (10.94%) Big Data
7 7 (5.47%) MySQL
7 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.13%) MariaDB
9 4 (3.13%) Redis
10 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (32.03%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) Bitbucket
3 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.03%) Selenium
5 7 (5.47%) Subversion
6 5 (3.91%) JUnit
6 5 (3.91%) Robot Framework
7 4 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.34%) JIRA
8 3 (2.34%) JMeter
8 3 (2.34%) NUnit
8 3 (2.34%) Postman
8 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.34%) TestNG
8 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.56%) CMake
9 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.56%) Maven
9 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (13.28%) Public Sector
2 10 (7.81%) Finance
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Electronics
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.06%) Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Architect
3 15 (11.72%) Open Source Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Junior
9 6 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Python Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) Spring
2 22 (17.19%) RESTful
3 19 (14.84%) Spring Cloud
4 16 (12.50%) Akka
4 16 (12.50%) OAuth
4 16 (12.50%) SAML
4 16 (12.50%) Swagger
5 15 (11.72%) Pandas
5 15 (11.72%) scikit-learn
6 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.25%) CSS
6 8 (6.25%) HTML
6 8 (6.25%) jQuery
6 8 (6.25%) Web Services
7 6 (4.69%) REST
8 5 (3.91%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (3.91%) SOAP
9 4 (3.13%) .NET
9 4 (3.13%) STL
9 4 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 19 (14.84%) Algorithms
3 17 (13.28%) User Experience
4 16 (12.50%) Private Cloud
5 9 (7.03%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.03%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.69%) Replication
7 5 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.34%) Clustering
9 3 (2.34%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.34%) Life Science
10 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.56%) e-Health
10 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.78%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) CentOS
4 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.47%) Unix
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.13%) Debian
7 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.34%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) SUSE
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.59%) Software Engineering
3 27 (21.09%) Microservices
4 26 (20.31%) DevOps
5 24 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.84%) Test Automation
7 18 (14.06%) API Development
8 17 (13.28%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
9 15 (11.72%) Cryptography
9 15 (11.72%) Data Science
10 14 (10.94%) Migration
11 13 (10.16%) TDD
12 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (7.81%) Presales
13 10 (7.81%) Project Management
13 10 (7.81%) Sprint Planning
13 10 (7.81%) Sprint Retrospective
14 9 (7.03%) Project Planning
14 9 (7.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) Python
2 45 (35.16%) Java
3 27 (21.09%) C#
4 20 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.84%) Scala
6 15 (11.72%) Ruby
6 15 (11.72%) SQL
7 12 (9.38%) C++
7 12 (9.38%) Perl
8 6 (4.69%) PHP
9 5 (3.91%) Go
10 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) C
12 2 (1.56%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.84%) Degree
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.34%) PhD
7 2 (1.56%) ISEB
7 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (35.94%) Docker
2 5 (3.91%) NFS
3 4 (3.13%) vCloud
3 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) vSphere
3 4 (3.13%) Xen
4 2 (1.56%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (22.66%) Ansible
2 25 (19.53%) Kubernetes
3 23 (17.97%) Terraform
4 10 (7.81%) Puppet
5 7 (5.47%) HAProxy
5 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.47%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.13%) Ambari
6 4 (3.13%) Kibana
6 4 (3.13%) logstash
6 4 (3.13%) SELinux
7 2 (1.56%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.56%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.78%) QRadar
8 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle
2 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.81%) Sage
4 10 (7.81%) VMware
5 8 (6.25%) Google
6 5 (3.91%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.13%) Ivanti
7 4 (3.13%) Zend
8 3 (2.34%) Cisco
8 3 (2.34%) Juniper
8 3 (2.34%) SAP
9 2 (1.56%) Black Duck
9 2 (1.56%) Cadence
9 2 (1.56%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.56%) Qualys
9 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.56%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.78%) AlienVault