Period
to 25 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 99 174
Rank change year-on-year -3 +75 -24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 195 189 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.88% 2.84% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.29% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 171 152 132
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,375 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,001 5,749 8,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.72% 86.44% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,835 4,526 6,657
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 June 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 +4 104 £57,500 +27.78% 23
Maidenhead -16 34 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Bracknell +6 21 £52,500 -38.24% 2
Newbury -18 12 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Slough -14 5 £55,000 -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 90 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.46%) Java
3 64 (32.82%) Linux
4 59 (30.26%) Scrum
5 53 (27.18%) Oracle
5 53 (27.18%) DevOps
6 52 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 46 (23.59%) JavaScript
8 45 (23.08%) Python
8 45 (23.08%) VMware
9 44 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
10 43 (22.05%) TDD
11 41 (21.03%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (18.97%) BDD
12 37 (18.97%) Middleware
13 36 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (17.95%) HTML
14 35 (17.95%) Windows
14 35 (17.95%) CSS
15 34 (17.44%) XML
16 33 (16.92%) SQL Server
16 33 (16.92%) QA
16 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
17 32 (16.41%) SQL
18 31 (15.90%) Degree
19 26 (13.33%) Hyper-V
19 26 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
19 26 (13.33%) Spring

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 16 (8.21%) JBoss
1 16 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.18%) CMS
4 11 (5.64%) Apache
4 11 (5.64%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.05%) Liferay
8 4 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.05%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.54%) Drupal
9 3 (1.54%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.54%) WordPress
10 2 (1.03%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
1 44 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.13%) IBM Cloud
3 9 (4.62%) IaaS
3 9 (4.62%) PaaS
3 9 (4.62%) SaaS
4 7 (3.59%) Boomi
5 4 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.05%) Serverless
6 3 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.54%) Datadog
7 2 (1.03%) Akamai
8 1 (0.51%) Office 365
8 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.33%) LAN
1 26 (13.33%) WAN
2 25 (12.82%) Firewall
3 20 (10.26%) Internet
4 12 (6.15%) HTTP
5 11 (5.64%) FTP
5 11 (5.64%) SSH
6 4 (2.05%) SAN
6 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.03%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.77%) Big Data
3 18 (9.23%) MySQL
4 17 (8.72%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.59%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.08%) Redis
8 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.56%) QlikView
8 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.05%) DB2
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.03%) HBase
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.28%) Subversion
3 15 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.18%) Maven
5 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.67%) NetBeans
6 11 (5.64%) IntelliJ
7 10 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (5.13%) Vagrant
8 9 (4.62%) git-flow
9 7 (3.59%) Hudson
9 7 (3.59%) JIRA
10 5 (2.56%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.54%) JMeter
11 3 (1.54%) Selenium
11 3 (1.54%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.03%) PyCharm
12 2 (1.03%) Sikuli
General
1 18 (9.23%) Publishing
2 13 (6.67%) Marketing
3 6 (3.08%) Finance
3 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.56%) Games
5 4 (2.05%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.03%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.03%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (36.41%) Developer
2 31 (15.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.31%) Architect
4 19 (9.74%) Software Engineer
5 18 (9.23%) Cloud Architect
5 18 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (7.18%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Author
9 13 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.67%) Technical Author
10 12 (6.15%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Integration Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Technical Support
11 11 (5.64%) Technical Support Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.62%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) Middleware
2 35 (17.95%) CSS
2 35 (17.95%) HTML
3 34 (17.44%) XML
4 26 (13.33%) Spring
5 25 (12.82%) HTML5
6 24 (12.31%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.31%) jQuery
7 23 (11.79%) REST
8 19 (9.74%) .NET
8 19 (9.74%) CSS3
8 19 (9.74%) JSON
9 18 (9.23%) Web Services
10 14 (7.18%) Sass
11 13 (6.67%) JMS
11 13 (6.67%) SOAP
12 12 (6.15%) Java EE
13 11 (5.64%) Java SE
13 11 (5.64%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (5.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.03%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.64%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.10%) Social Media
6 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.05%) User Experience
8 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) RIA
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.82%) Linux
2 35 (17.95%) Windows
3 16 (8.21%) Ubuntu
4 14 (7.18%) CentOS
5 11 (5.64%) Debian
5 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.13%) Unix
7 7 (3.59%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.05%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.54%) Android
9 3 (1.54%) DC/OS
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.03%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.26%) Scrum
3 53 (27.18%) DevOps
4 52 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 44 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (22.05%) TDD
7 37 (18.97%) BDD
8 26 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (11.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (10.77%) SOA
10 21 (10.77%) Strategic Thinking
11 20 (10.26%) Front End Development
12 19 (9.74%) Content Management
13 18 (9.23%) Requirements Management
14 17 (8.72%) Change Control
14 17 (8.72%) Configuration Management
15 16 (8.21%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (8.21%) Validation
16 15 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.46%) Java
2 46 (23.59%) JavaScript
3 45 (23.08%) Python
4 32 (16.41%) SQL
5 24 (12.31%) C#
6 13 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.67%) C++
6 13 (6.67%) PHP
7 11 (5.64%) Java 8
8 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.62%) C
10 8 (4.10%) Ruby
11 7 (3.59%) Go
11 7 (3.59%) Scala
11 7 (3.59%) Tcl
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (15.90%) Degree
2 18 (9.23%) MCSD
2 18 (9.23%) MCSE
2 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.56%) ISEB
8 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.03%) CCSA
9 2 (1.03%) CISA
9 2 (1.03%) CISM
9 2 (1.03%) CISSP
9 2 (1.03%) GIAC
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.92%) QA
2 10 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.18%) Docker
4 7 (3.59%) Firmware
5 5 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.54%) vCloud
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.54%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.03%) HDFS
7 2 (1.03%) KVM
7 2 (1.03%) NFS
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (12.31%) Ansible
2 18 (9.23%) Kubernetes
3 12 (6.15%) Terraform
4 10 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (5.13%) Nagios
4 10 (5.13%) Packer
5 7 (3.59%) Consul
6 5 (2.56%) Grafana
6 5 (2.56%) Graphite
6 5 (2.56%) Graylog
6 5 (2.56%) Icinga
7 4 (2.05%) Puppet
7 4 (2.05%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.54%) HP ALM
8 3 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.54%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.03%) Cacti
9 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 53 (27.18%) Oracle
2 45 (23.08%) VMware
3 26 (13.33%) IBM
4 18 (9.23%) BEA
4 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.23%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.62%) Cadence
6 7 (3.59%) Atmel
6 7 (3.59%) Dell
6 7 (3.59%) JD Edwards
6 7 (3.59%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.59%) SAP
6 7 (3.59%) Siebel
6 7 (3.59%) Workday
7 6 (3.08%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.56%) Google
8 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.05%) Cisco
9 4 (2.05%) Juniper