The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / Midlands
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 90 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 87.18% 76.92% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 72 97
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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

Open Source
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) C#

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA