The 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 103 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 22 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 1.92% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £57,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
573 626 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.42% 32.98% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 510 569 389
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 39 (59.09%) Linux
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 27 (40.91%) Apache
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 25 (37.88%) PHP
4 25 (37.88%) MySQL
5 24 (36.36%) CSS
5 24 (36.36%) Scrum
6 23 (34.85%) jQuery
6 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (31.82%) Web Development
8 18 (27.27%) Windows
8 18 (27.27%) JIRA
8 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 18 (27.27%) DevOps
9 17 (25.76%) OOP
9 17 (25.76%) LDAP
9 17 (25.76%) OOD
9 17 (25.76%) HTTP
9 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
9 17 (25.76%) SSL
9 17 (25.76%) Firewall
9 17 (25.76%) VMware
9 17 (25.76%) Subversion
9 17 (25.76%) Ubuntu
9 17 (25.76%) Zend
9 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 27 (40.91%) Apache
2 10 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.61%) WordPress
4 6 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.52%) FileNet
6 1 (1.52%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) LDAP
1 17 (25.76%) HTTP
1 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
1 17 (25.76%) SSL
1 17 (25.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) JIRA
1 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.76%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Hudson
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Local Government
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.73%) Senior Web Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
6 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Graduate Web Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Graduate
8 5 (7.58%) Junior
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Head of IT
10 3 (4.55%) Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) CSS
3 23 (34.85%) jQuery
4 14 (21.21%) REST
5 13 (19.70%) JSON
5 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
6 12 (18.18%) Symfony
6 12 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 12 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (18.18%) Ember.js
6 12 (18.18%) Underscore.js
7 10 (15.15%) J2EE
8 8 (12.12%) Middleware
9 7 (10.61%) Spring
10 5 (7.58%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) Zend Framework
11 4 (6.06%) Flash
12 3 (4.55%) Web Services
13 2 (3.03%) Java SE
13 2 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Blog
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.06%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Windows
3 17 (25.76%) Ubuntu
4 10 (15.15%) UNIX
5 9 (13.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Scrum
3 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (31.82%) Web Development
5 18 (27.27%) DevOps
6 17 (25.76%) OOP
6 17 (25.76%) OOD
6 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
7 13 (19.70%) OO
8 10 (15.15%) Release Management
9 9 (13.64%) Migration
9 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (12.12%) Project Management
11 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.09%) TDD
12 6 (9.09%) MVC
12 6 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) PHP
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) Clojure
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Vagrant
1 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (25.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) VMware
1 17 (25.76%) Zend
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
5 1 (1.52%) ESRI
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 2 days ago