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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 100 40 113
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +73
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 31 92 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 4.88% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 5.72% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 11
Median salary £48,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.71%

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
1713 1609 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.69% 85.27% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1350 1366
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) Java
4 25 (36.23%) CSS
5 24 (34.78%) PHP
6 21 (30.43%) C#
7 19 (27.54%) MySQL
8 17 (24.64%) MVC
9 16 (23.19%) QA
10 15 (21.74%) jQuery
10 15 (21.74%) Finance
10 15 (21.74%) HTML5
11 12 (17.39%) Selenium
11 12 (17.39%) SQL
11 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 12 (17.39%) BDD
12 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
12 11 (15.94%) DevOps
12 11 (15.94%) Linux
12 11 (15.94%) TDD
13 10 (14.49%) Scrum
13 10 (14.49%) Web Services
13 10 (14.49%) .NET
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.04%) CSS3
14 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
15 8 (11.59%) Python
15 8 (11.59%) LAMP

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 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.35%) nginx
2 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.35%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) Moodle
4 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.45%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Asterisk PBX
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.70%) VoIP
1 6 (8.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.35%) Redis
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 12 (17.39%) Selenium
2 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) Subversion
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) Vagrant
5 5 (7.25%) JMeter
5 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.80%) Grunt
6 4 (5.80%) gulp
7 3 (4.35%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.35%) JBehave
7 3 (4.35%) JUnit
7 3 (4.35%) Ranorex
7 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.35%) TestNG
7 3 (4.35%) WATIR
8 2 (2.90%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Publishing
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 2 (2.90%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (11.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Open Source Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 25 (36.23%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) HTML5
3 15 (21.74%) jQuery
4 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.49%) .NET
5 10 (14.49%) Web Services
6 9 (13.04%) CSS3
7 8 (11.59%) LAMP
7 8 (11.59%) Node.js
7 8 (11.59%) RESTful
8 6 (8.70%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (7.25%) JSON
9 5 (7.25%) PhoneGap
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.80%) React
10 4 (5.80%) Sass
10 4 (5.80%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (4.35%) Browserify
11 3 (4.35%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Fintech
4 4 (5.80%) Social Media
5 2 (2.90%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Physics
5 2 (2.90%) VLE
6 1 (1.45%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Unix
4 3 (4.35%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) MVC
3 12 (17.39%) BDD
4 11 (15.94%) DevOps
4 11 (15.94%) TDD
5 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL
10 5 (7.25%) Service Management
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (42.03%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) PHP
4 21 (30.43%) C#
5 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) Python
7 7 (10.14%) C++
8 6 (8.70%) Go
9 4 (5.80%) Perl
9 4 (5.80%) Ruby
10 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.35%) C
10 3 (4.35%) ES6
11 2 (2.90%) Groovy
11 2 (2.90%) PHP 5
11 2 (2.90%) Scala
11 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.45%) PHP 4
12 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Kamailio
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
1 3 (4.35%) Consul
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.35%) Packer
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
1 3 (4.35%) Terraform
2 2 (2.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) BroadSoft
1 6 (8.70%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.90%) Sage
3 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.90%) Tableau
3 2 (2.90%) Talend
3 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) WSO2
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