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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 93 66 99
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 27 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 3.31% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.83% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 20
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1636 1855 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.24% 86.60% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1499 1282
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 February 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 24 (44.44%) PHP
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.04%) MVC
5 19 (35.19%) HTML
6 18 (33.33%) jQuery
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.63%) MySQL
8 16 (29.63%) CSS
9 13 (24.07%) LAMP
10 12 (22.22%) C#
11 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) QA
11 11 (20.37%) Selenium
12 10 (18.52%) Web Services
12 10 (18.52%) HTML5
13 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 8 (14.81%) BDD
14 8 (14.81%) Linux
14 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (12.96%) TDD
15 7 (12.96%) Scrum
15 7 (12.96%) CSS3
15 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
15 7 (12.96%) DevOps
16 6 (11.11%) VoLTE

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 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Sage 200
1 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.11%) VoIP
1 6 (11.11%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) JMeter
3 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.41%) Grunt
4 4 (7.41%) gulp
5 3 (5.56%) eggPlant
5 3 (5.56%) JBehave
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Ranorex
5 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) TestNG
5 3 (5.56%) WATIR
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) PHP Developer
3 13 (24.07%) LAMP Developer
3 13 (24.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Open Source Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 18 (33.33%) jQuery
3 16 (29.63%) CSS
4 13 (24.07%) LAMP
5 10 (18.52%) HTML5
5 10 (18.52%) Web Services
6 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.96%) CSS3
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
8 6 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (9.26%) JSON
9 5 (9.26%) PhoneGap
9 5 (9.26%) RESTful
10 4 (7.41%) Sass
10 4 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
11 3 (5.56%) Memcached
11 3 (5.56%) Node.js
11 3 (5.56%) SOAP
11 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
1 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.41%) Fintech
2 4 (7.41%) Social Media
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) MVC
3 9 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 8 (14.81%) BDD
4 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.96%) DevOps
5 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Presales
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) API Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) PHP
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Perl
5 4 (7.41%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Groovy
7 2 (3.70%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) PHP 4
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Kamailio
2 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) BroadSoft
2 4 (7.41%) Cognizant
3 3 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Sage
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 2 (3.70%) Talend
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) WSO2
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