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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 77 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 48 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.64% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.53% 4.56% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
563 548 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.93% 30.58% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 448 492 359
Average salary £37,500 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (53.97%) PHP
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
4 29 (46.03%) Java
4 29 (46.03%) CSS
5 25 (39.68%) Python
6 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
7 20 (31.75%) MySQL
8 19 (30.16%) Web Development
9 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.40%) Ruby
10 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 15 (23.81%) JSON
11 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 15 (23.81%) XML
11 15 (23.81%) jQuery
11 15 (23.81%) Selenium
11 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 14 (22.22%) HTML5
12 14 (22.22%) OOP
12 14 (22.22%) JIRA
13 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
13 13 (20.63%) JBoss
13 13 (20.63%) SOA
13 13 (20.63%) Ant
13 13 (20.63%) JUnit
13 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
13 13 (20.63%) CSS3
13 13 (20.63%) PhoneGap

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
1 13 (20.63%) JBoss
1 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.87%) Apache
3 9 (14.29%) SAS
4 3 (4.76%) Drupal
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) MySQL
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Pentaho
3 9 (14.29%) QlikView
3 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.35%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.17%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.81%) Selenium
3 14 (22.22%) JIRA
4 13 (20.63%) Ant
4 13 (20.63%) JUnit
5 8 (12.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.59%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.59%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.59%) Mockito
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) TestNG
7 1 (1.59%) JMeter
7 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
2 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Graduate
5 9 (14.29%) Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) SAS BI Consultant
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Head of IT
9 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
12 1 (1.59%) Performance Test Specialist
12 1 (1.59%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) HTML
2 29 (46.03%) CSS
3 15 (23.81%) JSON
3 15 (23.81%) XML
3 15 (23.81%) jQuery
3 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 14 (22.22%) HTML5
5 13 (20.63%) CSS3
5 13 (20.63%) PhoneGap
6 8 (12.70%) RESTful
7 4 (6.35%) Spring
8 3 (4.76%) LAMP
8 3 (4.76%) Middleware
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.17%) .NET
9 2 (3.17%) REST
10 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.59%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.11%) Equities
3 2 (3.17%) Derivative
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) Web Development
3 16 (25.40%) MVC
4 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.22%) OOP
6 13 (20.63%) SOA
6 13 (20.63%) Mobile Development
7 10 (15.87%) OO
8 9 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 9 (14.29%) Analytics
8 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.70%) OOD
10 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.35%) Migration
11 4 (6.35%) Scrum
11 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) PHP
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 25 (39.68%) Python
5 16 (25.40%) Ruby
6 9 (14.29%) R
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (7.94%) C#
9 4 (6.35%) C++
10 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.76%) C
11 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (1.59%) X++
12 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Cacti
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
1 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Tableau
3 9 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 9 (14.29%) Cognos
3 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 8 (12.70%) Teradata
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
4 8 (12.70%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) New Relic
5 1 (1.59%) Zend
5 1 (1.59%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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