The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 38 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.29% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 0.90% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 6
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 558 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.51% 87.05% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 336 510 379
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +14 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 6 £67,500 +42.10%
Tamworth - 1 £50,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 26 (66.67%) jQuery
2 25 (64.10%) MVC
3 22 (56.41%) C#
3 22 (56.41%) .NET
4 16 (41.03%) CSS
4 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
4 16 (41.03%) Functional Programming
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) PHP
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (35.90%) HTML5
7 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (33.33%) SOA
8 12 (30.77%) MySQL
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) LAMP
10 10 (25.64%) Haskell
10 10 (25.64%) Erlang
10 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
10 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
10 10 (25.64%) F#
10 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
10 10 (25.64%) Middleware
10 10 (25.64%) Java
11 9 (23.08%) QA
11 9 (23.08%) Multithreading

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
2 12 (30.77%) MySQL
3 8 (20.51%) Riak
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 11 (28.21%) LAMP Developer
3 11 (28.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Linux Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Technical Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Development Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) jQuery
2 22 (56.41%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (35.90%) HTML5
5 11 (28.21%) LAMP
6 10 (25.64%) Middleware
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.13%) Ajax
10 2 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (5.13%) SOAP
10 2 (5.13%) WinForms
10 2 (5.13%) XHTML
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
3 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
3 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
4 7 (17.95%) Blog
5 2 (5.13%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) MVC
2 16 (41.03%) Functional Programming
3 13 (33.33%) SOA
4 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
4 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.51%) Complexity Analysis
6 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
6 8 (20.51%) Physics
7 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) PHP
4 10 (25.64%) Erlang
4 10 (25.64%) F#
4 10 (25.64%) Haskell
4 10 (25.64%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) Clojure
5 8 (20.51%) Go
6 3 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) PHP 4
8 1 (2.56%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Zend