The first 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 10 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 72 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.95% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 1.03% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 195 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.69% 29.68% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 158 116
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
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 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
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 10 July 2014. 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 - 5 £32,500 -
Stafford - 2 £31,750 -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) SEO
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) WordPress
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Laravel
5 3 (33.33%) Joomla!
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) XHTML
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WordPress
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Laravel
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) XHTML
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) SEO
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) PHP5
5 1 (11.11%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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