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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 88 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 45 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.97% 0.70% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.94% 2.11% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 15 17
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,800 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
758 710 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.25% 33.05% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 609 658 429
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (49.23%) HTML
1 32 (49.23%) CSS
2 31 (47.69%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (47.69%) PHP
3 30 (46.15%) MySQL
4 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (41.54%) jQuery
6 26 (40.00%) Linux
6 26 (40.00%) Web Development
7 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (33.85%) Scrum
9 19 (29.23%) JIRA
9 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
9 19 (29.23%) DevOps
10 18 (27.69%) HTTP
11 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
11 17 (26.15%) LDAP
11 17 (26.15%) SSL
11 17 (26.15%) Apache
11 17 (26.15%) Windows
11 17 (26.15%) VMware
11 17 (26.15%) Firewall
11 17 (26.15%) Vagrant
11 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (26.15%) WordPress
11 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
11 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
11 17 (26.15%) Waterfall
11 17 (26.15%) Puppet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (26.15%) Apache
1 17 (26.15%) WordPress
2 16 (24.62%) CMS
3 11 (16.92%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.08%) FileNet
6 2 (3.08%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Magento
2 11 (16.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) HTTP
2 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
2 17 (26.15%) LDAP
2 17 (26.15%) SSL
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) JIRA
1 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Subversion
3 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Web Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 10 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Junior Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Junior Web Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Junior
7 6 (9.23%) Graduate
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Graduate Web Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 4 (6.15%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) HTML
1 32 (49.23%) CSS
2 27 (41.54%) jQuery
3 12 (18.46%) JSON
3 12 (18.46%) Ember.js
3 12 (18.46%) Underscore.js
3 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
3 12 (18.46%) REST
3 12 (18.46%) Backbone.js
3 12 (18.46%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (18.46%) Symfony
4 5 (7.69%) Spring
4 5 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (4.62%) Zend Framework
5 3 (4.62%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) XML
6 2 (3.08%) XSLT
6 2 (3.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Blog
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) Windows
3 15 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.15%) UNIX
5 3 (4.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Web Development
3 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (33.85%) Scrum
5 19 (29.23%) DevOps
6 17 (26.15%) Waterfall
7 16 (24.62%) SEO
7 16 (24.62%) OOP
8 15 (23.08%) OOD
9 11 (16.92%) User Experience Design
10 7 (10.77%) OO
11 6 (9.23%) TDD
11 6 (9.23%) Release Management
12 4 (6.15%) Project Management
12 4 (6.15%) SOA
13 3 (4.62%) Web Application Development
13 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (4.62%) OO PHP
13 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
1 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
1 31 (47.69%) PHP
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Python
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) Groovy
3 2 (3.08%) Scala
3 2 (3.08%) Clojure
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) PHP5
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Vagrant
1 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (26.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) VMware
2 15 (23.08%) Zend
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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