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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Open Source
England

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
44 101 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.00% 85.59% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 73
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £95,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) WATIR
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Sahi
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Mule
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Mule
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (71.43%) Sahi
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) WATIR
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) API Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2