The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 23 30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 4.49% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 12.31% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 65 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.93% 36.52% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 22
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Open Source Salary Trend in the Midlands