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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 58 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.25% 0.40% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £43,500 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
164 134 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.39% 26.85% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 146 113 186
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -1 3 £44,750 -8.20% 4
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Clojure
5 7 (33.33%) Erlang
5 7 (33.33%) F#
5 7 (33.33%) Scala
6 6 (28.57%) Functional Programming
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) Middleware
7 5 (23.81%) OOP
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) VB
7 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (23.81%) Blog
8 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Internet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
1 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Software Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Application Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) XHTML
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) XSL
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blog
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (9.52%) Online Games
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Functional Programming
4 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Erlang
3 7 (33.33%) F#
3 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 7 (33.33%) Clojure
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) Haskell
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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