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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.81% 1.86% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
531 434 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.65% 80.67% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 484 380 374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,445 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -4 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Lichfield - 1 £45,000 - 4
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) AccuRev
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) AccuRev
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Appium
5 1 (7.69%) Moq
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Development Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Development Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Clojure
3 2 (15.38%) Erlang
3 2 (15.38%) Go
3 2 (15.38%) Haskell
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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