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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 89 92 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.97% 1.88% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.33% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £47,000
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
1626 1715 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.00% 80.40% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1472 1548
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (54.95%) Git (software)
2 39 (42.86%) HTML
2 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.26%) CSS
4 31 (34.07%) Java
4 31 (34.07%) PHP
4 31 (34.07%) Subversion
5 28 (30.77%) Python
6 25 (27.47%) HTML5
7 22 (24.18%) Games
7 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 21 (23.08%) MVC
9 20 (21.98%) JIRA
10 19 (20.88%) Web Development
10 19 (20.88%) jQuery
11 18 (19.78%) JSON
11 18 (19.78%) CSS3
11 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
11 18 (19.78%) XML
12 17 (18.68%) OOP
12 17 (18.68%) SOA
12 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
12 17 (18.68%) Ruby
13 16 (17.58%) OO
13 16 (17.58%) JBoss
13 16 (17.58%) Ant
13 16 (17.58%) JUnit
13 16 (17.58%) WebLogic
13 16 (17.58%) PhoneGap

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (17.58%) WebLogic
1 16 (17.58%) JBoss
1 16 (17.58%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.19%) SAS
3 4 (4.40%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) SPSS
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Magento
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MySQL
2 14 (15.38%) QlikView
3 13 (14.29%) Pentaho
4 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
4 12 (13.19%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.69%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.20%) StreamInsight
8 2 (2.20%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.20%) DB2
8 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (54.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (34.07%) Subversion
3 20 (21.98%) JIRA
4 16 (17.58%) Selenium
4 16 (17.58%) Ant
4 16 (17.58%) JUnit
5 4 (4.40%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.40%) JMeter
6 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.30%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.10%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.10%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.10%) Bower
General
1 22 (24.18%) Games
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 29 (31.87%) Java Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Senior Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Software Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Web Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Consultant
7 9 (9.89%) C++ Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 8 (8.79%) Graduate
8 8 (8.79%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Graduate Web Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Junior
10 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.49%) SAS BI Consultant
11 4 (4.40%) C++ Team Leader
11 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) HTML
2 33 (36.26%) CSS
3 25 (27.47%) HTML5
4 19 (20.88%) jQuery
5 18 (19.78%) CSS3
5 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
5 18 (19.78%) XML
5 18 (19.78%) JSON
6 16 (17.58%) PhoneGap
7 12 (13.19%) RESTful
8 7 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.30%) Symfony
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.30%) REST
10 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.20%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.20%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 12 (13.19%) Equities
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) UNIX
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Debian
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.08%) MVC
3 19 (20.88%) Web Development
4 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.68%) OOP
4 17 (18.68%) SOA
5 16 (17.58%) OO
5 16 (17.58%) Mobile Development
6 15 (16.48%) OOD
7 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (14.29%) Analytics
9 12 (13.19%) Business Analytics
9 12 (13.19%) Unit Testing
9 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.19%) TDD
9 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (13.19%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (10.99%) BDD
10 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.07%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) PHP
3 28 (30.77%) Python
4 17 (18.68%) Ruby
5 15 (16.48%) SQL
5 15 (16.48%) C++
6 12 (13.19%) R
7 5 (5.49%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) X++
9 1 (1.10%) PHP5
9 1 (1.10%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) Tableau
3 12 (13.19%) Cognos
3 12 (13.19%) IBM
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (5.49%) Teradata
5 5 (5.49%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Zend
8 1 (1.10%) New Relic
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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