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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 86 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 59 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.45% 2.69% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.14% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 16
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2092 1559 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.77% 85.57% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1545 1250 1318
Median salary £45,000 £43,625 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -8.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 117 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (65.99%) XML
3 94 (63.95%) JavaScript
4 88 (59.86%) HTML
5 87 (59.18%) Linux
6 85 (57.82%) REST
7 82 (55.78%) Scrum
8 79 (53.74%) Git (software)
9 77 (52.38%) JSON
10 74 (50.34%) Apache
11 73 (49.66%) CSS
11 73 (49.66%) nginx
12 72 (48.98%) MySQL
13 70 (47.62%) LAMP
13 70 (47.62%) jQuery
14 69 (46.94%) Google
14 69 (46.94%) PHP
15 68 (46.26%) Symfony
15 68 (46.26%) Zend
15 68 (46.26%) Web Development
15 68 (46.26%) Magento
15 68 (46.26%) LEMP Stack
16 65 (44.22%) E-Commerce
17 55 (37.41%) DevOps
18 49 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
19 43 (29.25%) Java
19 43 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
20 41 (27.89%) Ubuntu
21 39 (26.53%) Debian
21 39 (26.53%) Zend Framework

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 74 (50.34%) Apache
2 73 (49.66%) nginx
3 24 (16.33%) Node.js
4 8 (5.44%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.76%) JBoss
6 5 (3.40%) CMS
7 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.36%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.36%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.36%) IIS
8 2 (1.36%) Liferay
8 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.68%) Mule
9 1 (0.68%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 68 (46.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.73%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (19.73%) CloudFront
3 16 (10.88%) GitHub
4 9 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.72%) SaaS
6 2 (1.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.73%) Internet
2 4 (2.72%) DNS
2 4 (2.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (48.98%) MySQL
2 24 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.84%) Neo4j
5 12 (8.16%) Big Data
5 12 (8.16%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.04%) OLAP
7 3 (2.04%) OLTP
7 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.04%) QlikView
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 79 (53.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.88%) Vagrant
4 12 (8.16%) JUnit
4 12 (8.16%) Selenium
5 10 (6.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (5.44%) Ranorex
6 8 (5.44%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.76%) Subversion
8 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.72%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.72%) JMeter
8 4 (2.72%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.36%) JIRA
10 2 (1.36%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.33%) Games
2 12 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.90%) Developer
2 40 (27.21%) Web Developer
3 33 (22.45%) PHP Developer
4 32 (21.77%) PHP Web Developer
5 28 (19.05%) Magento Developer
5 28 (19.05%) PHP Magento Developer
6 22 (14.97%) Development Manager
7 20 (13.61%) Web Development Manager
7 20 (13.61%) Web Manager
8 18 (12.24%) Consultant
9 14 (9.52%) PHP Development Manager
10 12 (8.16%) Graduate
10 12 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
12 10 (6.80%) Big Data Consultant
12 10 (6.80%) Data Consultant
12 10 (6.80%) Data Scientist
12 10 (6.80%) Graduate Web Developer
13 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce Manager
14 8 (5.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (65.99%) XML
2 88 (59.86%) HTML
3 85 (57.82%) REST
4 77 (52.38%) JSON
5 73 (49.66%) CSS
6 70 (47.62%) jQuery
6 70 (47.62%) LAMP
7 68 (46.26%) LEMP Stack
7 68 (46.26%) Symfony
8 39 (26.53%) Zend Framework
9 35 (23.81%) SOAP
9 35 (23.81%) Web Services
10 21 (14.29%) Spring
11 19 (12.93%) .NET
12 18 (12.24%) HTML5
13 15 (10.20%) Spring MVC
14 13 (8.84%) Java EE
14 13 (8.84%) Spring Integration
15 12 (8.16%) Apache Camel
15 12 (8.16%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Visualisation
2 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.48%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.04%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (1.36%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (59.18%) Linux
2 41 (27.89%) Ubuntu
3 39 (26.53%) Debian
4 18 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 18 (12.24%) Unix
5 6 (4.08%) Android
6 4 (2.72%) Windows
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (55.78%) Scrum
3 68 (46.26%) Web Development
4 65 (44.22%) E-Commerce
5 55 (37.41%) DevOps
6 49 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 34 (23.13%) OO
8 33 (22.45%) Line Management
8 33 (22.45%) OOD
9 32 (21.77%) Software Testing
10 29 (19.73%) Coaching
11 27 (18.37%) Database Optimisation
11 27 (18.37%) Refactoring
11 27 (18.37%) Software Engineering
11 27 (18.37%) Workflow
12 26 (17.69%) TDD
13 22 (14.97%) MVC
14 20 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (12.24%) iOS Development
16 15 (10.20%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 94 (63.95%) JavaScript
2 69 (46.94%) PHP
3 43 (29.25%) Java
4 39 (26.53%) PHP 5
5 28 (19.05%) Scala
6 21 (14.29%) Python
7 19 (12.93%) C#
8 18 (12.24%) SQL
9 16 (10.88%) Groovy
10 4 (2.72%) C
10 4 (2.72%) Ruby
11 3 (2.04%) Clojure
12 2 (1.36%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.36%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.36%) C++
12 2 (1.36%) Perl
12 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) PhD
3 3 (2.04%) ISEB
3 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Docker
2 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (20.41%) Puppet
2 8 (5.44%) Packer
2 8 (5.44%) Terraform
3 4 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.04%) Grafana
4 3 (2.04%) Graphite
4 3 (2.04%) Uchiwa
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (46.94%) Google
2 68 (46.26%) Zend
3 29 (19.73%) New Relic
4 13 (8.84%) MuleSoft
5 10 (6.80%) Cloudera
5 10 (6.80%) Greenplum
5 10 (6.80%) Hortonworks
5 10 (6.80%) Talend
6 5 (3.40%) Tableau
6 5 (3.40%) WSO2
7 4 (2.72%) HP
7 4 (2.72%) webMethods
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle
8 3 (2.04%) VMware
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco
9 2 (1.36%) IBM
9 2 (1.36%) Mercator
9 2 (1.36%) Vignette
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