The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.44% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
64 62 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.99% 24.12% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Open Source
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Solihull

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Entity Framework
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Framework
2 13 (92.86%) NUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Time Management
2 13 (92.86%) Configuration Management
2 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Architect
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Senior Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Senior Architect
3 11 (78.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (78.57%) C# Architect
3 11 (78.57%) .NET Architect
3 11 (78.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 11 (78.57%) C# Developer
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior C# Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Senior .NET Architect
4 10 (71.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Entity Framework
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Time Management
2 13 (92.86%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft