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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 106 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 2.38% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 14
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £37,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
468 504 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.87% 33.27% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 415 447 400
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
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 30 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 27 (51.92%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (40.38%) PHP
5 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
5 19 (36.54%) HTML
5 19 (36.54%) MySQL
6 18 (34.62%) Apache
6 18 (34.62%) CSS
6 18 (34.62%) Scrum
7 16 (30.77%) jQuery
7 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (28.85%) Web Development
9 13 (25.00%) JIRA
10 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) OO
10 12 (23.08%) Windows
11 11 (21.15%) OOP
11 11 (21.15%) SSL
11 11 (21.15%) LDAP
11 11 (21.15%) HTTP
11 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
11 11 (21.15%) Firewall
11 11 (21.15%) VMware
11 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
11 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
11 11 (21.15%) Puppet
11 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
11 11 (21.15%) Vagrant
11 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (34.62%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.54%) WordPress
4 5 (9.62%) CMS
5 4 (7.69%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) Drupal
8 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.92%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.92%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SSL
1 11 (21.15%) LDAP
1 11 (21.15%) HTTP
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.38%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (5.77%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) Ant
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Senior Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Junior
6 5 (9.62%) Head of IT
6 5 (9.62%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate Web Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) HTML
2 18 (34.62%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) jQuery
4 7 (13.46%) Spring
4 7 (13.46%) JSON
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.54%) REST
5 6 (11.54%) J2EE
6 5 (9.62%) Ajax
6 5 (9.62%) Middleware
6 5 (9.62%) Zend Framework
7 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 4 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 4 (7.69%) Underscore.js
7 4 (7.69%) Symfony
7 4 (7.69%) Flash
8 3 (5.77%) LAMP
8 3 (5.77%) XML
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) Blog
3 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.69%) W3C
3 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
4 8 (15.38%) UNIX
5 6 (11.54%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Scrum
3 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.85%) Web Development
5 12 (23.08%) OO
6 11 (21.15%) OOP
6 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
6 11 (21.15%) DevOps
7 9 (17.31%) OOD
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) MVC
9 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) Release Management
9 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.54%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) SEO
10 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) PHP
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) C#
6 6 (11.54%) C++
7 4 (7.69%) Python
7 4 (7.69%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) C
9 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
1 11 (21.15%) Vagrant
1 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Zend
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) ESRI
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
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