The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.81% 0.36% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 0.43% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 470 504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 85.92% 84.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 250 405 421
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Open Source
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Slough

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Slough over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) CentOS
3 19 (55.88%) MySQL
3 19 (55.88%) Puppet
4 18 (52.94%) DevOps
4 18 (52.94%) Apache
4 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
5 15 (44.12%) nginx
6 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
6 13 (38.24%) Xen
6 13 (38.24%) Nagios
6 13 (38.24%) KVM
6 13 (38.24%) Varnish
7 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (35.29%) Debian
7 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
8 11 (32.35%) Python
9 10 (29.41%) Ansible
10 8 (23.53%) Juniper
10 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 8 (23.53%) Cobbler
11 7 (20.59%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 6 (17.65%) Web Services
12 6 (17.65%) LAMP
12 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
12 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 6 (17.65%) cPanel
13 5 (14.71%) Salt

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (52.94%) Apache
2 15 (44.12%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) Drupal
4 2 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Network Security
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LAMP
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) CentOS
3 12 (35.29%) Debian
3 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Web Operations
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) B2B
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Presales
6 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
1 13 (38.24%) KVM
1 13 (38.24%) Varnish
1 13 (38.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 13 (38.24%) Nagios
3 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (29.41%) Ansible
5 8 (23.53%) Cobbler
6 6 (17.65%) cPanel
7 5 (14.71%) Salt
8 3 (8.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (23.53%) Juniper
3 1 (2.94%) CA
3 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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