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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 79 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 65 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.77% 2.58% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.04% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 32
Median salary £42,765 £50,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +96.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £42,500 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.88%
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
2009 1713 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.60% 84.84% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1414 1440
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 83 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (64.57%) HTML
3 78 (61.42%) JavaScript
4 64 (50.39%) Git (software)
5 62 (48.82%) CSS
6 61 (48.03%) XML
7 51 (40.16%) Java
8 50 (39.37%) Scrum
8 50 (39.37%) jQuery
9 48 (37.80%) REST
10 45 (35.43%) JSON
10 45 (35.43%) Linux
11 43 (33.86%) Google
12 42 (33.07%) PHP
13 40 (31.50%) MySQL
13 40 (31.50%) Apache
14 39 (30.71%) nginx
14 39 (30.71%) DevOps
15 36 (28.35%) Web Development
16 31 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (23.62%) Magento
17 30 (23.62%) Symfony
17 30 (23.62%) Zend
17 30 (23.62%) LAMP
17 30 (23.62%) LEMP Stack
18 29 (22.83%) Scala
19 28 (22.05%) HTML5
19 28 (22.05%) Puppet
20 27 (21.26%) Spring
20 27 (21.26%) MVC

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 40 (31.50%) Apache
2 39 (30.71%) nginx
3 15 (11.81%) CMS
3 15 (11.81%) OpenStack
4 8 (6.30%) Umbraco
5 7 (5.51%) JBoss
6 6 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.36%) MindAlign
9 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.36%) WordPress
10 2 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.57%) GeoServer
10 2 (1.57%) IIS
10 2 (1.57%) Moodle
10 2 (1.57%) Mule
10 2 (1.57%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) Blender
3 2 (1.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Magento
2 3 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.17%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.45%) GitHub
5 9 (7.09%) SaaS
6 7 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.51%) CloudFront
7 3 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Internet
2 3 (2.36%) IMAP
2 3 (2.36%) LDAP
2 3 (2.36%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (2.36%) S/MIME
2 3 (2.36%) SMTP
2 3 (2.36%) SSL
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.50%) MySQL
2 22 (17.32%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.17%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.72%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.15%) Redis
8 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.36%) OLAP
8 3 (2.36%) OLTP
8 3 (2.36%) QlikView
8 3 (2.36%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.57%) Big Data
9 2 (1.57%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (50.39%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Vagrant
3 22 (17.32%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.24%) JUnit
5 11 (8.66%) Maven
5 11 (8.66%) Selenium
6 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.51%) Subversion
8 6 (4.72%) Grunt
8 6 (4.72%) gulp
9 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.94%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.94%) Ranorex
9 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.36%) Ant
10 3 (2.36%) DbUnit
10 3 (2.36%) Gradle
10 3 (2.36%) HttpUnit
10 3 (2.36%) XMLUnit
11 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (13.39%) Games
2 14 (11.02%) Marketing
3 12 (9.45%) Advertising
4 11 (8.66%) Finance
4 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Publishing
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (62.99%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Web Developer
3 21 (16.54%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (11.81%) Java Developer
6 15 (11.81%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (10.24%) Magento Developer
7 13 (10.24%) PHP Magento Developer
8 12 (9.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (9.45%) HTML Developer
9 10 (7.87%) Graduate
9 10 (7.87%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (7.87%) Java Technologist
9 10 (7.87%) Senior Technologist
9 10 (7.87%) Technologist
10 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (64.57%) HTML
2 62 (48.82%) CSS
3 61 (48.03%) XML
4 50 (39.37%) jQuery
5 48 (37.80%) REST
6 45 (35.43%) JSON
7 30 (23.62%) LAMP
7 30 (23.62%) LEMP Stack
7 30 (23.62%) Symfony
8 28 (22.05%) HTML5
9 27 (21.26%) Spring
10 24 (18.90%) .NET
10 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
11 23 (18.11%) Zend Framework
12 22 (17.32%) Node.js
13 19 (14.96%) Spring MVC
14 17 (13.39%) Apache Camel
15 15 (11.81%) ELK Stack
15 15 (11.81%) SOAP
15 15 (11.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.02%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.24%) Social Media
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 3 (2.36%) Blockchain
5 3 (2.36%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.36%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.36%) Fintech
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) PKI
5 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.57%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (1.57%) Physics
6 2 (1.57%) VLE
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Linux
2 23 (18.11%) Debian
2 23 (18.11%) Ubuntu
3 17 (13.39%) Apple iOS
4 11 (8.66%) Unix
5 8 (6.30%) Android
6 4 (3.15%) Windows
7 3 (2.36%) CentOS
7 3 (2.36%) Solaris
7 3 (2.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.37%) Scrum
3 39 (30.71%) DevOps
4 36 (28.35%) Web Development
5 27 (21.26%) MVC
6 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
7 17 (13.39%) iOS Development
7 17 (13.39%) TDD
8 16 (12.60%) OO
9 15 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.02%) OOD
11 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (10.24%) Line Management
12 12 (9.45%) Open Source Development
13 11 (8.66%) Coaching
13 11 (8.66%) Re-Platforming
13 11 (8.66%) SDLC
14 10 (7.87%) OO PHP
14 10 (7.87%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (61.42%) JavaScript
2 51 (40.16%) Java
3 42 (33.07%) PHP
4 29 (22.83%) Scala
5 25 (19.69%) C#
6 24 (18.90%) PHP 5
6 24 (18.90%) SQL
7 18 (14.17%) Groovy
7 18 (14.17%) Python
8 13 (10.24%) Ruby
9 6 (4.72%) C++
9 6 (4.72%) Clojure
9 6 (4.72%) Go
9 6 (4.72%) Perl
10 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.15%) C
10 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.57%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.57%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.36%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (22.05%) Puppet
2 15 (11.81%) Packer
2 15 (11.81%) Terraform
3 9 (7.09%) Consul
4 6 (4.72%) Grafana
4 6 (4.72%) Graphite
4 6 (4.72%) Uchiwa
5 3 (2.36%) Ansible
5 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Google
2 30 (23.62%) Zend
3 8 (6.30%) MuleSoft
4 7 (5.51%) New Relic
4 7 (5.51%) WSO2
5 6 (4.72%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.72%) Ektron
5 6 (4.72%) EPiServer
5 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.72%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.94%) webMethods
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle
7 3 (2.36%) Proofpoint
7 3 (2.36%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.36%) SAP
7 3 (2.36%) Tableau
8 2 (1.57%) ESRI
9 1 (0.79%) HP
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