The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 90 112 74
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 33 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.55% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.79% 2.17% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 32
Average salary £25,500 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
486 507 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.68% 25.14% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 395 466 366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
West Midlands

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 Miscellaneous 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 28 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 36 (62.07%) HTML
1 36 (62.07%) JavaScript
1 36 (62.07%) CSS
2 34 (58.62%) MySQL
3 28 (48.28%) jQuery
4 27 (46.55%) PHP
5 22 (37.93%) Linux
6 21 (36.21%) Java
6 21 (36.21%) Web Development
6 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
7 16 (27.59%) WordPress
8 15 (25.86%) CMS
9 14 (24.14%) Apache
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) SEO
10 13 (22.41%) Magento
11 12 (20.69%) Joomla!
11 12 (20.69%) UNIX
12 11 (18.97%) OOP
12 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
12 11 (18.97%) Python
12 11 (18.97%) WebTrends
12 11 (18.97%) User Experience Design
13 10 (17.24%) SaaS
13 10 (17.24%) Zend
13 10 (17.24%) Subversion
13 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.52%) Oracle
14 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.52%) Symfony

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (27.59%) WordPress
2 15 (25.86%) CMS
3 14 (24.14%) Apache
4 12 (20.69%) Joomla!
5 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.45%) FileNet
7 2 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (3.45%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Magento
2 11 (18.97%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.72%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) SSL
2 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.34%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.24%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.79%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) Web Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Web Applications Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Applications Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.34%) PHP Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior
7 4 (6.90%) Graduate
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Graduate Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) HTML
1 36 (62.07%) CSS
2 28 (48.28%) jQuery
3 9 (15.52%) Symfony
4 8 (13.79%) REST
4 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
4 8 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (13.79%) Ember.js
4 8 (13.79%) Underscore.js
4 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.79%) Django
4 8 (13.79%) JSON
5 6 (10.34%) J2EE
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) XML
7 4 (6.90%) CSS3
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware
9 2 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Xbox
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.07%) Windows
5 4 (6.90%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Web Development
2 13 (22.41%) SEO
3 11 (18.97%) OOP
3 11 (18.97%) User Experience Design
4 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps
6 8 (13.79%) OOD
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) Release Management
8 5 (8.62%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) Migration
10 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.17%) Content Management
10 3 (5.17%) TDD
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 27 (46.55%) PHP
3 21 (36.21%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) PHP5
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
7 2 (3.45%) Groovy
7 2 (3.45%) Clojure
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) PHP4
8 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
1 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Zend
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) SAP
4 6 (10.34%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Twitter
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Sony
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
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