The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.38% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.45% 24.82% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Solihull

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) WF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Design
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) WebTrends
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) WF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft