The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 73 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 55 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.70% 0.99% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.27% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 11
Average salary £45,000 £25,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 42 (42.86%) HTML
4 41 (41.84%) PHP
5 40 (40.82%) Java
6 38 (38.78%) CSS
7 36 (36.73%) Python
8 27 (27.55%) Web Development
9 26 (26.53%) HTML5
9 26 (26.53%) Subversion
10 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
11 24 (24.49%) MVC
11 24 (24.49%) JIRA
12 23 (23.47%) jQuery
13 22 (22.45%) JSON
13 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
13 22 (22.45%) XML
14 21 (21.43%) OOP
14 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 21 (21.43%) Ruby
14 21 (21.43%) Selenium
14 21 (21.43%) CSS3
15 20 (20.41%) PhoneGap
15 20 (20.41%) Mobile Development
15 20 (20.41%) WebSphere
15 20 (20.41%) JBoss
15 20 (20.41%) WebLogic
15 20 (20.41%) MySQL
15 20 (20.41%) Ant

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (20.41%) WebLogic
1 20 (20.41%) JBoss
1 20 (20.41%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.31%) SAS
3 8 (8.16%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) nginx
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) SPSS
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) MySQL
2 16 (16.33%) Pentaho
3 15 (15.31%) QlikView
4 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.14%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (26.53%) Subversion
3 24 (24.49%) JIRA
4 21 (21.43%) Selenium
5 20 (20.41%) Ant
5 20 (20.41%) JUnit
6 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.08%) JMeter
7 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.06%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.02%) Mockito
9 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.02%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.02%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.02%) Bower
9 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
1 14 (14.29%) Games
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
2 13 (13.27%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Senior Developer
4 20 (20.41%) Software Engineer
4 20 (20.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Consultant
6 14 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 10 (10.20%) Graduate
7 10 (10.20%) Graduate Web Developer
8 8 (8.16%) SAS BI Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Junior
10 5 (5.10%) Head of IT
11 4 (4.08%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.08%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.86%) HTML
2 38 (38.78%) CSS
3 26 (26.53%) HTML5
4 23 (23.47%) jQuery
5 22 (22.45%) JSON
5 22 (22.45%) XML
5 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 21 (21.43%) CSS3
7 20 (20.41%) PhoneGap
8 14 (14.29%) RESTful
9 4 (4.08%) Spring
10 3 (3.06%) REST
11 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.04%) Symfony
11 2 (2.04%) Zend Framework
11 2 (2.04%) .NET
11 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
2 13 (13.27%) Equities
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.02%) Blog
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) UNIX
3 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Web Development
3 24 (24.49%) MVC
4 21 (21.43%) OOP
4 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.41%) SOA
5 20 (20.41%) Mobile Development
6 17 (17.35%) OO
7 16 (16.33%) OOD
7 16 (16.33%) Analytics
8 15 (15.31%) Business Analytics
8 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (15.31%) Business Analysis
9 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Scrum
10 10 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.16%) TDD
12 6 (6.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
2 41 (41.84%) PHP
3 40 (40.82%) Java
4 36 (36.73%) Python
5 21 (21.43%) Ruby
6 15 (15.31%) R
7 12 (12.24%) SQL
8 11 (11.22%) C++
9 3 (3.06%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) X++
11 1 (1.02%) PHP5
11 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.02%) C
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Tableau
3 15 (15.31%) Business Objects
3 15 (15.31%) Cognos
3 15 (15.31%) IBM
4 8 (8.16%) Teradata
4 8 (8.16%) Cloudera
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) Zend
7 1 (1.02%) New Relic
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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