The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 76 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 52 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.01% 3.22% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 3.61% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 43
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.94% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1079 1689 2104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.13% 89.18% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1364 1384
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Reading

Open Source
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Reading

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Reading over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 61 (50.83%) Java
2 55 (45.83%) Linux
3 48 (40.00%) Python
4 44 (36.67%) Web Services
5 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
6 40 (33.33%) Degree
7 31 (25.83%) REST
8 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (25.00%) Oracle
9 28 (23.33%) HTTP
9 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 26 (21.67%) HTML
11 24 (20.00%) Unix
11 24 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 24 (20.00%) Big Data
12 21 (17.50%) CentOS
12 21 (17.50%) Spring
12 21 (17.50%) Scrum
13 20 (16.67%) SOAP
13 20 (16.67%) JBoss
13 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 20 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 19 (15.83%) WebSphere
14 19 (15.83%) Ubuntu
14 19 (15.83%) QA
14 19 (15.83%) XML
14 19 (15.83%) SOA
14 19 (15.83%) Eclipse
15 18 (15.00%) Regression Testing

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 20 (16.67%) JBoss
1 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 19 (15.83%) WebSphere
3 16 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (8.33%) Apache
5 8 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (6.67%) IIS
6 5 (4.17%) Drupal
7 4 (3.33%) nginx
7 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.50%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.67%) Confluence
9 2 (1.67%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.00%) SaaS
4 3 (2.50%) IaaS
4 3 (2.50%) PaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.67%) Office 365
5 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.33%) HTTP
2 17 (14.17%) Internet
2 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.33%) FTP
4 15 (12.50%) DNS
5 8 (6.67%) SSL
5 8 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 7 (5.83%) SSH
7 6 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (2.50%) LDAP
9 2 (1.67%) ICMP
9 2 (1.67%) IPv4
9 2 (1.67%) Skype
10 1 (0.83%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (0.83%) Firewall
10 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.83%) SMTP
10 1 (0.83%) VPN
10 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) Big Data
1 24 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (10.00%) MySQL
2 12 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.50%) Neo4j
5 7 (5.83%) Pentaho
5 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.83%) Redis
6 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.17%) SQLite
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.67%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.67%) Riak
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.83%) Eclipse
3 16 (13.33%) IntelliJ
3 16 (13.33%) Maven
3 16 (13.33%) NetBeans
4 11 (9.17%) Selenium
5 9 (7.50%) Subversion
6 8 (6.67%) gulp
6 8 (6.67%) IDA Disassembler
6 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.67%) JIRA
6 8 (6.67%) OllyDbg
6 8 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.67%) WinDbg
7 7 (5.83%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (4.17%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (3.33%) Grunt
9 4 (3.33%) JMeter
9 4 (3.33%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 19 (15.83%) Senior Support Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Senior Technical Support
4 16 (13.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 16 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Test Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Test Leader
9 9 (7.50%) UI Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.67%) Web Services
2 31 (25.83%) REST
3 26 (21.67%) HTML
4 21 (17.50%) Spring
5 20 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 20 (16.67%) SOAP
6 19 (15.83%) XML
7 18 (15.00%) Node.js
8 17 (14.17%) HTML5
8 17 (14.17%) Java EE
9 16 (13.33%) Java SE
9 16 (13.33%) JMS
10 15 (12.50%) CSS
11 9 (7.50%) jQuery
11 9 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (7.50%) LAMP
11 9 (7.50%) RequireJS
12 8 (6.67%) CSS3
13 7 (5.83%) D3.js
13 7 (5.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (5.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.67%) PKI
7 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.67%) Social Media
7 2 (1.67%) Wiki
8 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Linux
2 24 (20.00%) Unix
3 21 (17.50%) CentOS
4 19 (15.83%) Ubuntu
5 13 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.50%) Windows
7 6 (5.00%) Debian
8 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.50%) Scrum
4 19 (15.83%) SOA
5 18 (15.00%) Open Source Development
5 18 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 18 (15.00%) TDD
6 17 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (11.67%) BDD
8 13 (10.83%) DevOps
8 13 (10.83%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.00%) SDLC
10 11 (9.17%) Logistics
11 10 (8.33%) Machine Learning
12 9 (7.50%) OO
12 9 (7.50%) Software Architecture
12 9 (7.50%) Software Testing
13 8 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (6.67%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) Java
2 48 (40.00%) Python
3 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (15.00%) C++
5 17 (14.17%) Perl
6 15 (12.50%) SQL
7 13 (10.83%) Ruby
8 12 (10.00%) PHP
9 9 (7.50%) C
10 7 (5.83%) Jython
10 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.50%) C#
12 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.50%) Tcl
13 2 (1.67%) Scala
14 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (11.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Docker
2 7 (5.83%) KVM
2 7 (5.83%) VirtualBox
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.67%) HDFS
5 2 (1.67%) Varnish
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Ansible
2 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.17%) Puppet
3 3 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.67%) Ambari
4 2 (1.67%) Cacti
4 2 (1.67%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.67%) Kibana
4 2 (1.67%) Nagios
4 2 (1.67%) OpenView
4 2 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.67%) SELinux
5 1 (0.83%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Oracle
2 17 (14.17%) IBM
3 16 (13.33%) BEA
3 16 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.67%) VMware
6 7 (5.83%) Talend
7 6 (5.00%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.67%) BMC
10 2 (1.67%) Splunk
11 1 (0.83%) Apigee
11 1 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco
11 1 (0.83%) Google
11 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.83%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago