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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 92 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 57 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.40% 2.97% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.48% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 28 15
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +71.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,750 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
2056 1551 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.46% 85.22% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1246 1411
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £67,500
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 31 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 98 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (63.78%) XML
3 77 (60.63%) JavaScript
4 73 (57.48%) HTML
5 68 (53.54%) Linux
5 68 (53.54%) REST
6 67 (52.76%) Scrum
7 65 (51.18%) Git (software)
8 59 (46.46%) JSON
9 56 (44.09%) CSS
10 55 (43.31%) jQuery
10 55 (43.31%) nginx
11 54 (42.52%) Apache
12 53 (41.73%) MySQL
12 53 (41.73%) Google
13 52 (40.94%) Web Development
14 50 (39.37%) PHP
14 50 (39.37%) LAMP
15 49 (38.58%) Symfony
15 49 (38.58%) Zend
15 49 (38.58%) Magento
15 49 (38.58%) LEMP Stack
16 46 (36.22%) DevOps
17 45 (35.43%) Java
17 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
18 34 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (25.98%) Zend Framework
19 33 (25.98%) PHP 5
19 33 (25.98%) Ubuntu
19 33 (25.98%) Debian

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 55 (43.31%) nginx
2 54 (42.52%) Apache
3 23 (18.11%) Node.js
4 10 (7.87%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.51%) CMS
5 7 (5.51%) JBoss
6 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.36%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.57%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.57%) IIS
8 2 (1.57%) Liferay
8 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.79%) Mule
9 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (38.58%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.77%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (12.60%) CloudFront
3 13 (10.24%) GitHub
4 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (8.66%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (5.51%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) DNS
2 2 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (41.73%) MySQL
2 22 (17.32%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.17%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.66%) Neo4j
5 9 (7.09%) Big Data
6 7 (5.51%) Pentaho
7 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.36%) OLAP
8 3 (2.36%) OLTP
8 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.36%) QlikView
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.57%) GIS
9 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.57%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.79%) Redis
10 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 65 (51.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.60%) Vagrant
4 15 (11.81%) JUnit
5 13 (10.24%) Selenium
6 9 (7.09%) Ranorex
6 9 (7.09%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.51%) Subversion
7 7 (5.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (4.72%) Maven
9 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.15%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.57%) Ant
10 2 (1.57%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.57%) Gradle
10 2 (1.57%) HttpUnit
10 2 (1.57%) JMeter
10 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.57%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (1.57%) XMLUnit
General
1 24 (18.90%) Games
2 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Advertising
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (49.61%) Developer
2 31 (24.41%) Web Developer
3 27 (21.26%) PHP Developer
4 23 (18.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 22 (17.32%) Magento Developer
5 22 (17.32%) PHP Magento Developer
6 16 (12.60%) Consultant
7 13 (10.24%) Java Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Development Manager
8 11 (8.66%) Graduate
8 11 (8.66%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Web Development Manager
8 11 (8.66%) Web Manager
9 10 (7.87%) Java Technologist
9 10 (7.87%) Senior Technologist
9 10 (7.87%) Technologist
10 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.09%) Test Automation Consultant
10 9 (7.09%) Test Consultant
11 7 (5.51%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (63.78%) XML
2 73 (57.48%) HTML
3 68 (53.54%) REST
4 59 (46.46%) JSON
5 56 (44.09%) CSS
6 55 (43.31%) jQuery
7 50 (39.37%) LAMP
8 49 (38.58%) LEMP Stack
8 49 (38.58%) Symfony
9 33 (25.98%) Zend Framework
10 25 (19.69%) Spring
11 23 (18.11%) SOAP
12 22 (17.32%) Web Services
13 19 (14.96%) .NET
14 18 (14.17%) HTML5
14 18 (14.17%) Spring MVC
15 16 (12.60%) AngularJS
16 15 (11.81%) Apache Camel
16 15 (11.81%) Java EE
16 15 (11.81%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.87%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.30%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.36%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.36%) Social Media
7 2 (1.57%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.57%) Fintech
7 2 (1.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Telematics
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (53.54%) Linux
2 33 (25.98%) Debian
2 33 (25.98%) Ubuntu
3 21 (16.54%) Apple iOS
4 14 (11.02%) Unix
5 6 (4.72%) Android
6 4 (3.15%) Windows
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (52.76%) Scrum
3 52 (40.94%) Web Development
4 46 (36.22%) DevOps
5 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
6 29 (22.83%) Performance Optimisation
7 26 (20.47%) MVC
7 26 (20.47%) OO
8 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
9 24 (18.90%) OOD
9 24 (18.90%) TDD
10 21 (16.54%) iOS Development
10 21 (16.54%) Line Management
10 21 (16.54%) Software Testing
11 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (13.39%) Coaching
13 16 (12.60%) Database Optimisation
13 16 (12.60%) Refactoring
13 16 (12.60%) Workflow
14 15 (11.81%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.63%) JavaScript
2 50 (39.37%) PHP
3 45 (35.43%) Java
4 33 (25.98%) PHP 5
5 32 (25.20%) Scala
6 19 (14.96%) Groovy
6 19 (14.96%) Python
7 16 (12.60%) C#
8 11 (8.66%) SQL
9 7 (5.51%) Ruby
10 4 (3.15%) C
10 4 (3.15%) Clojure
11 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.57%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.57%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.57%) Perl
12 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (22.05%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) Packer
2 10 (7.87%) Terraform
3 4 (3.15%) Grafana
3 4 (3.15%) Graphite
3 4 (3.15%) Uchiwa
4 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) Cacti
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (41.73%) Google
2 49 (38.58%) Zend
3 16 (12.60%) New Relic
4 11 (8.66%) MuleSoft
5 7 (5.51%) Cloudera
5 7 (5.51%) Greenplum
5 7 (5.51%) Hortonworks
5 7 (5.51%) Talend
6 5 (3.94%) WSO2
7 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle
7 4 (3.15%) webMethods
8 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.36%) Tableau
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco
9 2 (1.57%) HP
9 2 (1.57%) IBM
9 2 (1.57%) Mercator
9 2 (1.57%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.57%) Vignette
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