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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 66 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.29% 0.78% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.85% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 12
Median salary £60,000 £63,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £58,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £68,500
UK excluding London median 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
561 586 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.78% 91.28% 78.73%
Number of salaries quoted 510 502 433
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £60,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Erlang
2 13 (72.22%) Go
3 12 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 12 (66.67%) Functional Programming
3 12 (66.67%) Haskell
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Middleware
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) Internet
4 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
4 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (61.11%) Clojure
4 11 (61.11%) Data Structures
4 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
4 11 (61.11%) Complexity Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 8 (44.44%) Scala
7 6 (33.33%) F#
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 5 (27.78%) Physics
8 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Internet
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) VLDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Erlang Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
1 11 (61.11%) Data Structures
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Physics
3 3 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 12 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 11 (61.11%) Complexity Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Erlang
2 13 (72.22%) Go
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Haskell
4 11 (61.11%) Clojure
5 8 (44.44%) Scala
6 6 (33.33%) F#
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) Ruby
10 1 (5.56%) C++
10 1 (5.56%) PHP 4
10 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
10 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter