The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 67 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.93% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 1.02% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% +74.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 197 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.78% 32.14% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 165 152 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +6 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) VB
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
7 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) AccuRev
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) XHTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Blog
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
1 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Programming
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Clojure
5 3 (23.08%) Erlang
5 3 (23.08%) F#
5 3 (23.08%) Scala
6 2 (15.38%) Haskell
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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