The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 117 144 150
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 131 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 1.61% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.92% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 114 65 41
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5386 4477 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.53% 83.67% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 3755 3477
Median salary £42,655 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Open Source
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Birmingham -4 58 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire +26 41 £34,750 -18.23% 2
Staffordshire +5 8 £57,500 -9.80% 1
Shropshire -9 8 £60,000 +34.07% 4
Coventry +6 5 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £75,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 192 (62.95%) Linux
2 150 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (42.95%) JavaScript
4 117 (38.36%) Java
4 117 (38.36%) Git (software)
5 116 (38.03%) Apache
6 102 (33.44%) HTML
6 102 (33.44%) Degree
7 94 (30.82%) MySQL
8 91 (29.84%) XML
8 91 (29.84%) REST
9 85 (27.87%) PHP
9 85 (27.87%) Scrum
10 82 (26.89%) CSS
11 77 (25.25%) jQuery
12 72 (23.61%) JSON
12 72 (23.61%) Python
12 72 (23.61%) LAMP
13 71 (23.28%) Google
14 70 (22.95%) Symfony
15 69 (22.62%) nginx
15 69 (22.62%) SQL
16 67 (21.97%) Magento
17 66 (21.64%) Web Development
18 65 (21.31%) E-Commerce
19 64 (20.98%) DevOps
20 63 (20.66%) Zend
20 63 (20.66%) LEMP Stack
21 61 (20.00%) Big Data
22 54 (17.70%) Internet

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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
1 116 (38.03%) Apache
2 69 (22.62%) nginx
3 48 (15.74%) Apache Spark
4 40 (13.11%) Apache Pig
5 23 (7.54%) Node.js
6 13 (4.26%) Confluence
7 12 (3.93%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.95%) CMS
10 8 (2.62%) JBoss
11 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.31%) WordPress
13 3 (0.98%) IIS
13 3 (0.98%) Moodle
13 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.98%) SugarCRM
13 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.66%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 67 (21.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.52%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (8.52%) CloudFront
3 18 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (4.92%) GitHub
5 7 (2.30%) IaaS
6 5 (1.64%) Office 365
6 5 (1.64%) PaaS
7 4 (1.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.70%) Internet
2 8 (2.62%) DNS
3 6 (1.97%) HTTP
3 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.64%) DHCP
5 3 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (0.98%) Firewall
5 3 (0.98%) VoIP
6 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (30.82%) MySQL
2 61 (20.00%) Big Data
3 52 (17.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 50 (16.39%) Hadoop
5 44 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
6 40 (13.11%) Apache Hive
6 40 (13.11%) HBase
7 38 (12.46%) Impala
7 38 (12.46%) Sqoop
8 36 (11.80%) MongoDB
9 22 (7.21%) Neo4j
10 19 (6.23%) NoSQL
11 10 (3.28%) Apache Accumulo
11 10 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
11 10 (3.28%) Pentaho
12 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.98%) QlikView
13 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.98%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 117 (38.36%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.48%) Subversion
3 26 (8.52%) Mercurial
4 22 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.23%) GDB
5 19 (6.23%) Selenium
6 17 (5.57%) Vagrant
7 15 (4.92%) JIRA
8 13 (4.26%) JUnit
9 12 (3.93%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (2.62%) Ranorex
10 8 (2.62%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.31%) JMeter
11 4 (1.31%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.31%) Maven
12 3 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.66%) NeoLoad
13 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (8.20%) Games
2 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.95%) Finance
4 7 (2.30%) Marketing
5 5 (1.64%) Arabic Language
5 5 (1.64%) French Language
5 5 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.31%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (43.93%) Developer
2 40 (13.11%) Administrator
3 39 (12.79%) Web Developer
4 38 (12.46%) Hadoop Administrator
4 38 (12.46%) PHP Developer
5 30 (9.84%) PHP Web Developer
6 28 (9.18%) C++ Developer
7 27 (8.85%) Magento Developer
7 27 (8.85%) PHP Magento Developer
8 26 (8.52%) Graduate
9 24 (7.87%) Applications Developer
9 24 (7.87%) Senior Developer
10 20 (6.56%) Development Manager
10 20 (6.56%) Linux Developer
11 19 (6.23%) Web Development Manager
11 19 (6.23%) Web Manager
12 18 (5.90%) C++ Applications Developer
13 17 (5.57%) Consultant
13 17 (5.57%) Graduate Developer
13 17 (5.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (33.44%) HTML
2 91 (29.84%) REST
2 91 (29.84%) XML
3 82 (26.89%) CSS
4 77 (25.25%) jQuery
5 72 (23.61%) JSON
5 72 (23.61%) LAMP
6 70 (22.95%) Symfony
7 63 (20.66%) LEMP Stack
8 47 (15.41%) .NET
8 47 (15.41%) Web Services
9 42 (13.77%) LAPP Stack
10 37 (12.13%) Zend Framework
11 36 (11.80%) SOAP
12 28 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 26 (8.52%) OpenMP
13 26 (8.52%) Qt
13 26 (8.52%) X-Windows
14 22 (7.21%) Spring
15 20 (6.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.08%) Computer Science
2 39 (12.79%) Mathematics
3 26 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.52%) CUDA
4 14 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.59%) VHDL
4 14 (4.59%) Visualisation
5 11 (3.61%) Social Media
6 10 (3.28%) Internet of Things
7 9 (2.95%) User Experience
8 7 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.30%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.98%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) Physics
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 192 (62.95%) Linux
2 49 (16.07%) Unix
2 49 (16.07%) Windows
3 40 (13.11%) Mac OS X
4 39 (12.79%) Ubuntu
5 37 (12.13%) Debian
6 18 (5.90%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.30%) Android
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.87%) Scrum
3 66 (21.64%) Web Development
4 65 (21.31%) E-Commerce
5 64 (20.98%) DevOps
6 50 (16.39%) ETL
7 48 (15.74%) Software Engineering
8 46 (15.08%) MVC
9 45 (14.75%) Performance Optimisation
10 44 (14.43%) OO
11 43 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (13.77%) TDD
13 39 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (12.46%) Data Management
14 38 (12.46%) MapReduce
15 35 (11.48%) Analytics
16 33 (10.82%) Software Testing
17 32 (10.49%) Workflow
18 31 (10.16%) Line Management
18 31 (10.16%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 131 (42.95%) JavaScript
2 117 (38.36%) Java
3 85 (27.87%) PHP
4 72 (23.61%) Python
5 69 (22.62%) SQL
6 50 (16.39%) Scala
7 45 (14.75%) C
8 44 (14.43%) C++
9 43 (14.10%) Shell Script
10 39 (12.79%) C#
11 38 (12.46%) PHP 5
12 28 (9.18%) Ruby
13 24 (7.87%) Perl
14 16 (5.25%) Groovy
15 9 (2.95%) Clojure
15 9 (2.95%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.95%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.30%) Erlang
16 7 (2.30%) Go
17 6 (1.97%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 102 (33.44%) Degree
2 18 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.95%) HND
5 9 (2.95%) PhD
6 3 (0.98%) ISEB
6 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.95%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) SDET
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (13.11%) Apache Flume
2 38 (12.46%) HDFS
3 26 (8.52%) Cygwin
4 10 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.97%) Docker
6 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.64%) Squid
7 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (12.46%) Hadoop YARN
1 38 (12.46%) Oozie
1 38 (12.46%) Puppet
2 10 (3.28%) Packer
2 10 (3.28%) Terraform
3 9 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) Graphite
4 6 (1.97%) Uchiwa
5 5 (1.64%) Nagios
6 4 (1.31%) Cacti
6 4 (1.31%) Grafana
6 4 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.33%) Ansible
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (23.28%) Google
2 63 (20.66%) Zend
3 48 (15.74%) Cloudera
3 48 (15.74%) Hortonworks
4 39 (12.79%) MapR
5 26 (8.52%) New Relic
6 22 (7.21%) Oracle
7 20 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 18 (5.90%) Atlassian
9 15 (4.92%) MuleSoft
10 12 (3.93%) IBM
10 12 (3.93%) Talend
11 9 (2.95%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.97%) WSO2
13 4 (1.31%) HP
13 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.31%) Tableau
13 4 (1.31%) Veeam
13 4 (1.31%) webMethods
14 3 (0.98%) VMware
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