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 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 - 20 33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.92% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.60% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £20,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -70.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
181 111 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 87.86% 81.02% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 144 60 169
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £55,500
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 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 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