Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.45% 1.96% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.22% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 5
Slough median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% -13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £42,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £65,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 548 586 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 88.53% 88.52% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 425 500 720
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,600 £27,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,300 £68,875 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Xen
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu

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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Support
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Support
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Coaching
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
1 4 (44.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware