The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 114 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 28 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 1.76% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
Open Source
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
655 681 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.20% 33.37% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 578 616 383
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 28 November 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 37 (54.41%) Linux
2 32 (47.06%) Java
3 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
4 28 (41.18%) PHP
4 28 (41.18%) MySQL
4 28 (41.18%) CSS
5 26 (38.24%) Apache
5 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (38.24%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) Web Development
6 23 (33.82%) Scrum
6 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
7 18 (26.47%) DevOps
7 18 (26.47%) JIRA
7 18 (26.47%) Windows
8 17 (25.00%) OOP
8 17 (25.00%) LDAP
8 17 (25.00%) OOD
8 17 (25.00%) HTTP
8 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.00%) SSL
8 17 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 17 (25.00%) Subversion
8 17 (25.00%) Firewall
8 17 (25.00%) VMware
8 17 (25.00%) Vagrant
8 17 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 26 (38.24%) Apache
2 12 (17.65%) WordPress
3 11 (16.18%) CMS
4 10 (14.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.88%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.47%) Confluence
7 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.47%) FileNet
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Magento
2 4 (5.88%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) LDAP
1 17 (25.00%) HTTP
1 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (25.00%) SSL
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) JIRA
1 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.00%) Subversion
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Developer
2 25 (36.76%) Web Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.06%) Senior Web Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Web Applications Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 10 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Graduate Web Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Graduate
8 5 (7.35%) Junior
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Web Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Head of IT
10 3 (4.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) HTML
2 28 (41.18%) CSS
3 26 (38.24%) jQuery
4 14 (20.59%) REST
5 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
5 13 (19.12%) JSON
6 12 (17.65%) Symfony
6 12 (17.65%) Backbone.js
6 12 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (17.65%) Ember.js
6 12 (17.65%) Underscore.js
7 10 (14.71%) J2EE
8 8 (11.76%) Middleware
9 7 (10.29%) Spring
10 5 (7.35%) Zend Framework
10 5 (7.35%) Ajax
11 4 (5.88%) Flash
12 3 (4.41%) Web Services
13 2 (2.94%) XML
13 2 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) Blog
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.88%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) Windows
3 17 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (13.24%) Solaris
4 9 (13.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Web Development
2 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (33.82%) Scrum
3 18 (26.47%) DevOps
4 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 17 (25.00%) OOP
4 17 (25.00%) OOD
5 13 (19.12%) OO
6 11 (16.18%) SEO
7 10 (14.71%) Release Management
8 9 (13.24%) Problem Management
8 9 (13.24%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
10 6 (8.82%) MVC
10 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.18%) PHP
4 14 (20.59%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (1.47%) Scala
6 1 (1.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) Puppet
1 17 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 17 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) VMware
1 17 (25.00%) Zend
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.47%) ESRI
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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