Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 71 116
Rank change year-on-year +26 +45 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 133 110 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.21% 3.67% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 4.19% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 91 84
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,288 £33,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -16.67% +20.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,160 2,627 3,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.61% 87.63% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,764 1,894 3,116
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 74 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.89%) Degree
2 73 (54.89%) Linux
3 71 (53.38%) Computer Science
4 69 (51.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (46.62%) Java
6 55 (41.35%) Test Automation
7 52 (39.10%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (34.59%) BDD
8 46 (34.59%) TDD
9 43 (32.33%) Scrum
10 35 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
11 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
12 30 (22.56%) Test Scripting
13 28 (21.05%) WebDriver
13 28 (21.05%) Firewall
14 27 (20.30%) JMeter
14 27 (20.30%) HTML
14 27 (20.30%) CSS
14 27 (20.30%) Client/Server
14 27 (20.30%) Test Management
14 27 (20.30%) JIRA
15 26 (19.55%) ISTQB
16 25 (18.80%) HTML5
17 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
17 24 (18.05%) Information Security
17 24 (18.05%) Security Monitoring
17 24 (18.05%) Network Packet Capture
17 24 (18.05%) Security Operations

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 5 (3.76%) Apache
1 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) JBoss
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (9.77%) npm
2 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.76%) Serverless
4 4 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.01%) GitHub
4 4 (3.01%) SaaS
5 3 (2.26%) Boomi
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.05%) Firewall
2 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (15.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.51%) Internet
5 4 (3.01%) BGP
5 4 (3.01%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.01%) MPLS
5 4 (3.01%) OSPF
5 4 (3.01%) RIP
6 1 (0.75%) FTP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) Big Data
2 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.51%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.76%) Neo4j
4 5 (3.76%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Impala
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 27 (20.30%) JIRA
2 27 (20.30%) JMeter
3 23 (17.29%) SoapUI
4 17 (12.78%) Git (software)
5 15 (11.28%) Protractor
5 15 (11.28%) Subversion
6 14 (10.53%) Jasmine
6 14 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (9.77%) gulp
7 13 (9.77%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.77%) webpack
8 11 (8.27%) Maven
9 7 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.51%) IntelliJ
10 6 (4.51%) Selenium
11 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.76%) NetBeans
12 4 (3.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (15.04%) Digital Economy
2 6 (4.51%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (39.10%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Analyst
3 24 (18.05%) Security Analyst
4 22 (16.54%) Software Tester
4 22 (16.54%) Tester
5 18 (13.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Automation Tester
8 8 (6.02%) Web Automation Tester
8 8 (6.02%) Web Tester
9 7 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Administrator
11 5 (3.76%) Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Graduate
11 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
2 27 (20.30%) CSS
2 27 (20.30%) HTML
3 25 (18.80%) HTML5
4 22 (16.54%) Sass
5 21 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (12.78%) Node.js
7 14 (10.53%) REST
8 11 (8.27%) Web Services
9 10 (7.52%) CSS3
9 10 (7.52%) Spring
10 9 (6.77%) React
11 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.02%) jQuery
11 8 (6.02%) Middleware
11 8 (6.02%) Modernizr
12 7 (5.26%) Apache CXF
13 6 (4.51%) Apache Camel
13 6 (4.51%) SOAP
13 6 (4.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (53.38%) Computer Science
2 52 (39.10%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (20.30%) Client/Server
4 24 (18.05%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.51%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.51%) Social Media
7 5 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
8 4 (3.01%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.50%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.50%) NHS
10 2 (1.50%) User Experience
11 1 (0.75%) Clustering
11 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 73 (54.89%) Linux
2 15 (11.28%) Windows
3 9 (6.77%) CentOS
3 9 (6.77%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.26%) Unix
5 6 (4.51%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.51%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.01%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.35%) Test Automation
3 46 (34.59%) BDD
3 46 (34.59%) TDD
4 43 (32.33%) Scrum
5 35 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (22.56%) Test Scripting
7 27 (20.30%) Test Management
8 24 (18.05%) Information Security
8 24 (18.05%) Network Packet Capture
8 24 (18.05%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (18.05%) Security Operations
9 21 (15.79%) Test Strategy
10 20 (15.04%) Cyber Resilience
10 20 (15.04%) Front End Development
10 20 (15.04%) Issue Tracking
10 20 (15.04%) Malware Analysis
10 20 (15.04%) Regression Testing
10 20 (15.04%) Risk Management
10 20 (15.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.62%) Java
2 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.54%) Shell Script
4 19 (14.29%) Python
5 17 (12.78%) SQL
6 14 (10.53%) C++
7 13 (9.77%) ES6
7 13 (9.77%) ES7
8 7 (5.26%) C
9 6 (4.51%) Tcl
10 5 (3.76%) Jython
10 5 (3.76%) Ruby
11 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.01%) C#
11 4 (3.01%) Perl
11 4 (3.01%) PHP
11 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.01%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (54.89%) Degree
2 69 (51.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (19.55%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) CCNA
5 4 (3.01%) CCSA
5 4 (3.01%) CISA
5 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.01%) CISM
5 4 (3.01%) CISSP
5 4 (3.01%) GIAC
5 4 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.01%) SANS
6 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.26%) ISEB
6 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Docker
2 6 (4.51%) Firmware
3 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.50%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.77%) Ansible
2 9 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.77%) Puppet
3 4 (3.01%) Juniper STRM
3 4 (3.01%) Nagios
3 4 (3.01%) QRadar
3 4 (3.01%) RSA enVision
3 4 (3.01%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (3.01%) Salt
3 4 (3.01%) Terraform
4 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Twitter
2 10 (7.52%) IBM
3 6 (4.51%) Atmel
3 6 (4.51%) BEA
3 6 (4.51%) HP
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) SAP
3 6 (4.51%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.76%) Citrix
4 5 (3.76%) Juniper
4 5 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.76%) Talend
4 5 (3.76%) Workday
5 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
5 4 (3.01%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.01%) Cisco
5 4 (3.01%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.01%) New Relic
5 4 (3.01%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.01%) Sun