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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 52 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 81 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.99% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 1.31% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 13 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
1722 1452 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.83% 80.40% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1288 1030
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (82.32%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (66.46%) JavaScript
3 102 (62.20%) HTML
3 102 (62.20%) XML
4 99 (60.37%) JSON
5 96 (58.54%) REST
6 87 (53.05%) Git (software)
7 84 (51.22%) Scrum
8 77 (46.95%) Linux
9 69 (42.07%) CSS
10 68 (41.46%) Apache
11 67 (40.85%) PHP
11 67 (40.85%) MySQL
12 66 (40.24%) Java
13 65 (39.63%) E-Commerce
13 65 (39.63%) LAMP
13 65 (39.63%) jQuery
14 64 (39.02%) Google
15 63 (38.41%) Symfony
15 63 (38.41%) Zend
15 63 (38.41%) Magento
15 63 (38.41%) nginx
15 63 (38.41%) LEMP Stack
16 57 (34.76%) Web Services
17 56 (34.15%) Web Development
18 55 (33.54%) DevOps
19 54 (32.93%) Performance Optimisation
20 51 (31.10%) OO
21 49 (29.88%) TDD
22 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 68 (41.46%) Apache
2 63 (38.41%) nginx
3 21 (12.80%) Node.js
4 12 (7.32%) JBoss
5 8 (4.88%) Confluence
6 5 (3.05%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.83%) CMS
9 2 (1.22%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.22%) Liferay
9 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.61%) Drupal
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 63 (38.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (20.73%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (20.73%) CloudFront
3 22 (13.41%) SaaS
4 11 (6.71%) GitHub
5 9 (5.49%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.83%) Office 365
7 2 (1.22%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.73%) Internet
2 11 (6.71%) DNS
2 11 (6.71%) Firewall
3 2 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.85%) MySQL
2 30 (18.29%) MongoDB
3 29 (17.68%) NoSQL
4 26 (15.85%) Neo4j
5 19 (11.59%) Pentaho
6 16 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.10%) Big Data
8 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.44%) QlikView
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.44%) StreamInsight
10 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 87 (53.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.98%) Subversion
4 13 (7.93%) JUnit
4 13 (7.93%) Selenium
5 12 (7.32%) JIRA
6 11 (6.71%) Vagrant
7 10 (6.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (4.88%) Ranorex
8 8 (4.88%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.05%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.05%) Hudson
9 5 (3.05%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (3.05%) Maven
10 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.83%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.83%) JMeter
10 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 30 (18.29%) Games
2 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.83%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (49.39%) Developer
2 33 (20.12%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.29%) Web Developer
4 29 (17.68%) PHP Developer
4 29 (17.68%) PHP Web Developer
5 25 (15.24%) Consultant
6 22 (13.41%) Magento Developer
6 22 (13.41%) PHP Magento Developer
7 20 (12.20%) Development Manager
8 16 (9.76%) Agile Developer
8 16 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 16 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce Manager
9 15 (9.15%) Web Development Manager
9 15 (9.15%) Web Manager
10 14 (8.54%) PHP Development Manager
11 13 (7.93%) Software Developer
12 11 (6.71%) Architect
12 11 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (6.10%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (62.20%) HTML
1 102 (62.20%) XML
2 99 (60.37%) JSON
3 96 (58.54%) REST
4 69 (42.07%) CSS
5 65 (39.63%) jQuery
5 65 (39.63%) LAMP
6 63 (38.41%) LEMP Stack
6 63 (38.41%) Symfony
7 57 (34.76%) Web Services
8 39 (23.78%) SOAP
9 37 (22.56%) HTML5
10 34 (20.73%) Spring
11 30 (18.29%) Spring Integration
12 29 (17.68%) Zend Framework
13 28 (17.07%) AngularJS
14 26 (15.85%) Apache Camel
15 24 (14.63%) Spring MVC
16 18 (10.98%) .NET
17 16 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Visualisation
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.66%) Blog
4 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.44%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (1.22%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.95%) Linux
2 38 (23.17%) Ubuntu
3 29 (17.68%) Debian
4 23 (14.02%) Unix
5 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.83%) Windows
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (82.32%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (51.22%) Scrum
3 65 (39.63%) E-Commerce
4 56 (34.15%) Web Development
5 55 (33.54%) DevOps
6 54 (32.93%) Performance Optimisation
7 51 (31.10%) OO
8 49 (29.88%) TDD
9 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (21.34%) Line Management
11 34 (20.73%) Coaching
11 34 (20.73%) MVC
12 30 (18.29%) Software Testing
13 29 (17.68%) OOD
14 26 (15.85%) Software Engineering
15 25 (15.24%) Database Optimisation
15 25 (15.24%) Refactoring
15 25 (15.24%) Workflow
16 22 (13.41%) Pair Programming
17 20 (12.20%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 109 (66.46%) JavaScript
2 67 (40.85%) PHP
3 66 (40.24%) Java
4 41 (25.00%) Scala
5 30 (18.29%) Groovy
6 29 (17.68%) PHP 5
7 26 (15.85%) Python
8 21 (12.80%) C#
9 16 (9.76%) Clojure
10 12 (7.32%) SQL
11 8 (4.88%) C++
11 8 (4.88%) Ruby
12 4 (2.44%) C
13 2 (1.22%) Perl
13 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) PhD
3 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (14.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Cacti
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (39.02%) Google
2 63 (38.41%) Zend
3 34 (20.73%) New Relic
4 16 (9.76%) Twitter
5 15 (9.15%) MuleSoft
6 13 (7.93%) Tableau
7 10 (6.10%) Cloudera
7 10 (6.10%) Greenplum
7 10 (6.10%) Hortonworks
7 10 (6.10%) Talend
8 9 (5.49%) Jaspersoft
9 7 (4.27%) Oracle
10 6 (3.66%) WSO2
11 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.83%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.83%) HP
12 3 (1.83%) VMware
12 3 (1.83%) webMethods
13 2 (1.22%) FatWire
13 2 (1.22%) OpenText
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