The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 65 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.80% 0.95% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.19% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
751 503 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 89.94% 79.46% 69.08%
Number of salaries quoted 584 427 359
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Coventry region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Coventry

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (70.83%) HTML
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Office 365
3 15 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 14 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
4 14 (58.33%) Spring.NET
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (58.33%) .NET
4 14 (58.33%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) CRM
5 13 (54.17%) SharePoint
5 13 (54.17%) TDD
6 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) PaaS
8 6 (25.00%) IaaS
9 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 4 (16.67%) User Experience
11 3 (12.50%) REST

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (54.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) IaaS
2 6 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Behat
2 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Head of Operations
3 3 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 14 (58.33%) Spring.NET
3 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
3 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) Catalyst
7 2 (8.33%) DBIx::Class
7 2 (8.33%) Moose
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) Symfony
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) CRM
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) UX Design
5 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) MODAF
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Zend
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe