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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 76 159 156
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 181 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.18% 1.11% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 1.34% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 139 47 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Birmingham +54 83 £40,000 - 7
Warwickshire +21 50 £36,500 -23.15% 3
Coventry -1 14 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -4 5 £45,000 - 5
Walsall - 4 £86,250 -
Shropshire +15 3 £47,218 +109.85% 3
Solihull +2 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 185 (60.86%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (50.66%) Linux
3 142 (46.71%) JavaScript
4 135 (44.41%) Java
5 120 (39.47%) HTML
6 118 (38.82%) Git (software)
7 110 (36.18%) Apache
8 107 (35.20%) XML
9 105 (34.54%) REST
10 104 (34.21%) JSON
11 99 (32.57%) Scrum
12 85 (27.96%) PHP
12 85 (27.96%) MySQL
13 84 (27.63%) Degree
14 79 (25.99%) CSS
15 76 (25.00%) LAMP
16 71 (23.36%) jQuery
17 70 (23.03%) Web Services
18 69 (22.70%) E-Commerce
19 68 (22.37%) DevOps
20 65 (21.38%) nginx
21 64 (21.05%) Magento
21 64 (21.05%) Symfony
21 64 (21.05%) Zend
21 64 (21.05%) Python
21 64 (21.05%) TDD
21 64 (21.05%) Google
21 64 (21.05%) LEMP Stack
22 63 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
23 61 (20.07%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 110 (36.18%) Apache
2 65 (21.38%) nginx
3 33 (10.86%) Apache Spark
4 25 (8.22%) Apache Pig
5 22 (7.24%) Node.js
6 20 (6.58%) Confluence
7 17 (5.59%) JBoss
8 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.97%) CMS
13 5 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.99%) Moodle
15 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.99%) SugarCRM
16 2 (0.66%) IIS
16 2 (0.66%) Liferay
16 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 64 (21.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (11.51%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (11.51%) CloudFront
3 22 (7.24%) SaaS
4 18 (5.92%) GitHub
5 9 (2.96%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.97%) Office 365
7 3 (0.99%) IaaS
7 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.99%) PaaS
8 2 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.11%) Internet
2 17 (5.59%) DNS
3 11 (3.62%) Firewall
4 5 (1.64%) DHCP
4 5 (1.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (0.99%) VoIP
6 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (27.96%) MySQL
2 49 (16.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 45 (14.80%) Big Data
4 43 (14.14%) MongoDB
5 40 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 35 (11.51%) Hadoop
7 34 (11.18%) Neo4j
8 32 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (9.87%) NoSQL
10 27 (8.88%) Apache Hive
10 27 (8.88%) Impala
11 25 (8.22%) HBase
11 25 (8.22%) Sqoop
12 19 (6.25%) Pentaho
13 8 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
15 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (38.82%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.16%) Subversion
3 33 (10.86%) JIRA
4 30 (9.87%) Selenium
5 28 (9.21%) Jenkins
6 20 (6.58%) Mercurial
7 17 (5.59%) JUnit
8 15 (4.93%) GDB
9 12 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (3.95%) Vagrant
10 9 (2.96%) Log4j
10 9 (2.96%) Selenium IDE
11 8 (2.63%) Ranorex
11 8 (2.63%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.30%) Hudson
12 7 (2.30%) Maven
13 6 (1.97%) NUnit
14 5 (1.64%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.64%) NuGet
General
1 32 (10.53%) Games
2 12 (3.95%) Finance
3 8 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.64%) Arabic Language
4 5 (1.64%) French Language
4 5 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (1.64%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (43.09%) Developer
2 40 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.87%) PHP Developer
3 30 (9.87%) Senior Developer
3 30 (9.87%) Web Developer
4 29 (9.54%) PHP Web Developer
5 28 (9.21%) C++ Developer
6 27 (8.88%) Administrator
7 26 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 25 (8.22%) Consultant
8 25 (8.22%) Hadoop Administrator
9 23 (7.57%) Development Manager
10 22 (7.24%) Graduate
10 22 (7.24%) Magento Developer
10 22 (7.24%) PHP Magento Developer
11 17 (5.59%) Agile Developer
11 17 (5.59%) Architect
12 16 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Web Development Manager
12 16 (5.26%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (39.47%) HTML
2 107 (35.20%) XML
3 105 (34.54%) REST
4 104 (34.21%) JSON
5 79 (25.99%) CSS
6 76 (25.00%) LAMP
7 71 (23.36%) jQuery
8 70 (23.03%) Web Services
9 64 (21.05%) LEMP Stack
9 64 (21.05%) Symfony
10 46 (15.13%) SOAP
11 43 (14.14%) HTML5
12 40 (13.16%) .NET
13 39 (12.83%) AngularJS
14 38 (12.50%) Spring
15 30 (9.87%) Spring Integration
16 29 (9.54%) LAPP Stack
16 29 (9.54%) Zend Framework
17 28 (9.21%) Apache Camel
18 24 (7.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 29 (9.54%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.91%) CUDA
5 16 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 12 (3.95%) VHDL
7 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.63%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.97%) Blog
10 4 (1.32%) Data Conversion
10 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.32%) User Experience
11 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.66%) Clustering
12 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.66%) Physics
12 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 154 (50.66%) Linux
2 58 (19.08%) Unix
3 55 (18.09%) Windows
4 38 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 32 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 29 (9.54%) Debian
7 9 (2.96%) SUSE
8 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.97%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (60.86%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (32.57%) Scrum
3 69 (22.70%) E-Commerce
4 68 (22.37%) DevOps
5 64 (21.05%) TDD
6 63 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (20.07%) OO
8 57 (18.75%) Web Development
9 55 (18.09%) Performance Optimisation
10 50 (16.45%) Software Engineering
11 49 (16.12%) MVC
12 41 (13.49%) Software Testing
13 39 (12.83%) ETL
13 39 (12.83%) Line Management
14 37 (12.17%) Coaching
15 36 (11.84%) Analytics
16 34 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (9.54%) OOD
19 27 (8.88%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 142 (46.71%) JavaScript
2 135 (44.41%) Java
3 85 (27.96%) PHP
4 64 (21.05%) Python
5 59 (19.41%) Scala
6 54 (17.76%) SQL
7 42 (13.82%) C++
8 40 (13.16%) C
9 38 (12.50%) C#
10 30 (9.87%) Groovy
11 29 (9.54%) PHP 5
12 28 (9.21%) Ruby
13 27 (8.88%) Shell Script
14 22 (7.24%) Perl
15 18 (5.92%) Clojure
16 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.97%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.97%) T-SQL
18 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
19 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (27.63%) Degree
2 17 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.29%) PhD
6 6 (1.97%) HND
7 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.66%) CITP
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) QA
2 9 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (8.22%) Apache Flume
1 25 (8.22%) HDFS
2 20 (6.58%) Cygwin
3 8 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.64%) Squid
5 4 (1.32%) Docker
5 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (12.50%) Puppet
2 25 (8.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (8.22%) Oozie
3 9 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) Nagios
4 6 (1.97%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.32%) Cacti
6 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (21.05%) Google
1 64 (21.05%) Zend
2 35 (11.51%) New Relic
3 34 (11.18%) Cloudera
3 34 (11.18%) Hortonworks
4 24 (7.89%) MapR
5 22 (7.24%) Oracle
6 18 (5.92%) Microsoft
7 16 (5.26%) Twitter
8 15 (4.93%) MuleSoft
9 14 (4.61%) Atlassian
10 13 (4.28%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.28%) Tableau
11 12 (3.95%) Talend
12 10 (3.29%) Greenplum
12 10 (3.29%) IBM
13 9 (2.96%) Jaspersoft
14 7 (2.30%) webMethods
15 6 (1.97%) WSO2
16 4 (1.32%) Veeam
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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