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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 81 93 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 51 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 1.61% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.02% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 10
Average salary £50,000 £25,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.07% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (51.02%) Git (software)
2 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (43.88%) HTML
3 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
4 41 (41.84%) Java
5 39 (39.80%) PHP
5 39 (39.80%) CSS
6 35 (35.71%) Python
7 28 (28.57%) Subversion
8 26 (26.53%) HTML5
9 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
10 24 (24.49%) MVC
10 24 (24.49%) Web Development
11 23 (23.47%) JIRA
12 22 (22.45%) jQuery
13 21 (21.43%) JSON
13 21 (21.43%) CSS3
13 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 21 (21.43%) Ruby
13 21 (21.43%) XML
14 20 (20.41%) OOP
14 20 (20.41%) OO
14 20 (20.41%) SOA
14 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
14 20 (20.41%) Selenium
15 19 (19.39%) WebSphere
15 19 (19.39%) PhoneGap
15 19 (19.39%) Mobile Development
15 19 (19.39%) JBoss
15 19 (19.39%) Ant

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (19.39%) WebLogic
1 19 (19.39%) JBoss
1 19 (19.39%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.31%) SAS
3 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) nginx
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) SPSS
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) MySQL
2 16 (16.33%) Pentaho
2 16 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 15 (15.31%) QlikView
3 15 (15.31%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
5 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.14%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (51.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.57%) Subversion
3 23 (23.47%) JIRA
4 20 (20.41%) Selenium
5 19 (19.39%) Ant
5 19 (19.39%) JUnit
6 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.08%) JMeter
7 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.06%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.02%) Mockito
9 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.02%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.02%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.02%) Bower
9 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
2 15 (15.31%) Investment Banking
3 14 (14.29%) Games
4 6 (6.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (71.43%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.51%) Senior Developer
4 19 (19.39%) Software Engineer
4 19 (19.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (15.31%) Consultant
7 14 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (10.20%) Graduate
8 10 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (10.20%) Graduate Web Developer
9 8 (8.16%) SAS BI Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) C++ Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Junior
12 4 (4.08%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
12 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.08%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) HTML
2 39 (39.80%) CSS
3 26 (26.53%) HTML5
4 22 (22.45%) jQuery
5 21 (21.43%) JSON
5 21 (21.43%) XML
5 21 (21.43%) CSS3
5 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 19 (19.39%) PhoneGap
7 16 (16.33%) RESTful
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.06%) Spring
8 3 (3.06%) Symfony
8 3 (3.06%) .NET
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.06%) REST
9 2 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
1 15 (15.31%) Equities
2 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.02%) Blog
3 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) UNIX
2 7 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Debian
4 1 (1.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Web Development
2 24 (24.49%) MVC
3 20 (20.41%) OOP
3 20 (20.41%) OO
3 20 (20.41%) SOA
3 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 19 (19.39%) Mobile Development
5 18 (18.37%) OOD
6 16 (16.33%) Analytics
7 15 (15.31%) Business Analytics
7 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (15.31%) Business Analysis
7 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 10 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.16%) TDD
10 6 (6.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
2 41 (41.84%) Java
3 39 (39.80%) PHP
4 35 (35.71%) Python
5 21 (21.43%) Ruby
6 15 (15.31%) SQL
6 15 (15.31%) R
7 12 (12.24%) C++
8 4 (4.08%) C#
9 2 (2.04%) C
9 2 (2.04%) X++
10 1 (1.02%) PHP5
10 1 (1.02%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Tableau
3 15 (15.31%) Cognos
3 15 (15.31%) IBM
4 8 (8.16%) Teradata
4 8 (8.16%) Cloudera
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Zend
7 1 (1.02%) New Relic
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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