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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 134 161 182
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 83 47 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 20
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,150 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +12.82%
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
4398 4276 3936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.04% 81.84% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3605 3290
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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
Birmingham +22 52 £42,500 +66.66% 16
Coventry - 10 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire -16 7 £52,500 +75.00%
Solihull +5 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Shropshire -8 4 £44,750 +19.33%
Staffordshire +7 1 £70,000 +122.22% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 65 (43.92%) HTML
2 64 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (41.89%) JavaScript
4 57 (38.51%) Microsoft
5 56 (37.84%) MVC
6 48 (32.43%) CSS
6 48 (32.43%) Git (software)
7 47 (31.76%) PHP
8 45 (30.41%) Java
9 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
10 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
11 39 (26.35%) C#
11 39 (26.35%) .NET
12 33 (22.30%) Python
13 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET
13 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (20.27%) AngularJS
15 28 (18.92%) Web Development
15 28 (18.92%) TDD
15 28 (18.92%) jQuery
16 26 (17.57%) HTML5
17 25 (16.89%) Unit Testing
17 25 (16.89%) Subversion
17 25 (16.89%) MySQL
17 25 (16.89%) Oracle
18 24 (16.22%) SharePoint
19 23 (15.54%) MS Excel
19 23 (15.54%) JUnit
20 22 (14.86%) OOP
21 21 (14.19%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 24 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.49%) JBoss
3 16 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.78%) SAS
5 8 (5.41%) Apache
6 6 (4.05%) WordPress
7 4 (2.70%) CMS
8 3 (2.03%) Drupal
9 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.78%) SPSS
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Odoo
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) Tridion
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Office 365
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) PaaS
3 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.89%) MySQL
3 15 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.46%) Pentaho
5 13 (8.78%) QlikView
6 12 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (3.38%) Base SAS
9 4 (2.70%) MariaDB
10 3 (2.03%) Big Data
10 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.35%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.35%) DB2
11 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.89%) Subversion
3 23 (15.54%) JUnit
4 20 (13.51%) JIRA
5 19 (12.84%) Selenium
6 16 (10.81%) Ant
7 15 (10.14%) NUnit
8 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.05%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.38%) Behat
11 4 (2.70%) Hudson
12 3 (2.03%) JMeter
12 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (9.46%) Games
2 11 (7.43%) Finance
3 9 (6.08%) Retail
4 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (63.51%) Developer
2 34 (22.97%) Senior Developer
3 28 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 24 (16.22%) Architect
5 21 (14.19%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.84%) C# Developer
7 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
7 18 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (10.14%) Web Developer
9 15 (10.14%) Consultant
10 14 (9.46%) Senior Architect
11 13 (8.78%) .NET Architect
12 12 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (8.11%) C# Architect
13 11 (7.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (7.43%) Senior .NET Architect
13 11 (7.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.92%) HTML
2 48 (32.43%) CSS
3 39 (26.35%) .NET
4 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET
4 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (20.27%) AngularJS
6 28 (18.92%) jQuery
7 26 (17.57%) HTML5
8 21 (14.19%) XML
9 20 (13.51%) CSS3
10 17 (11.49%) JSON
11 16 (10.81%) .NET Framework
11 16 (10.81%) PhoneGap
12 14 (9.46%) Entity Framework
13 13 (8.78%) RESTful
14 10 (6.76%) Spring.NET
14 10 (6.76%) Castle Windsor
15 6 (4.05%) Hibernate
16 5 (3.38%) J2EE
16 5 (3.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.41%) Equities
4 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.38%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.38%) Blog
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Derivative
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.35%) CUDA
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) Linux
2 10 (6.76%) UNIX
3 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.35%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Windows
3 2 (1.35%) FreeBSD
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.84%) MVC
3 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
4 28 (18.92%) Web Development
4 28 (18.92%) TDD
5 25 (16.89%) Unit Testing
6 22 (14.86%) OOP
7 21 (14.19%) SOA
8 18 (12.16%) OO
8 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (11.49%) Scrum
9 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
10 16 (10.81%) Analytics
10 16 (10.81%) Mobile Development
11 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.46%) Time Management
11 14 (9.46%) BDD
12 13 (8.78%) Business Analytics
12 13 (8.78%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.76%) PHP
3 45 (30.41%) Java
4 39 (26.35%) C#
5 33 (22.30%) Python
6 20 (13.51%) Ruby
7 13 (8.78%) R
7 13 (8.78%) SQL
7 13 (8.78%) C++
8 5 (3.38%) C
9 4 (2.70%) VB
10 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.35%) Haskell
11 2 (1.35%) Erlang
11 2 (1.35%) X++
11 2 (1.35%) F#
11 2 (1.35%) Scala
11 2 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.03%) ISEB
4 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
1 1 (0.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Puppet
2 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) Cacti
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.89%) Oracle
3 14 (9.46%) Tableau
4 13 (8.78%) Business Objects
4 13 (8.78%) Cognos
4 13 (8.78%) IBM
5 8 (5.41%) Teradata
5 8 (5.41%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.03%) Zend
8 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.35%) Twitter
9 1 (0.68%) New Relic
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + exc bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexitime etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago