The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 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 - 50 43
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.64% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.04%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 244 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.28% 83.85% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 176 194 178
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,645
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) NUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Blog
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior .NET Architect
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Architect
3 6 (75.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) C# Architect
3 6 (75.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Durandal
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter