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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 116 136 167
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 129 89 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.62% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.92% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 111 56 41
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,750 £62,500
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
5376 4647 4485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 84.83% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3866 3748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 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 29 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 -11 53 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Warwickshire +33 41 £27,500 -47.61% 4
Staffordshire +8 10 £57,500 -17.85% 2
Shropshire -12 8 £60,000 +34.07% 1
Coventry -13 6 £43,500 +24.28% 3
Walsall - 3 £75,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 197 (63.34%) Linux
2 140 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (41.80%) JavaScript
4 122 (39.23%) Java
5 117 (37.62%) Git (software)
6 106 (34.08%) Apache
7 103 (33.12%) Degree
8 99 (31.83%) HTML
9 91 (29.26%) MySQL
10 84 (27.01%) REST
11 80 (25.72%) XML
11 80 (25.72%) Scrum
12 77 (24.76%) CSS
12 77 (24.76%) PHP
13 76 (24.44%) jQuery
14 75 (24.12%) Python
15 68 (21.86%) SQL
16 66 (21.22%) Big Data
17 64 (20.58%) Symfony
18 62 (19.94%) Google
19 60 (19.29%) JSON
20 59 (18.97%) nginx
20 59 (18.97%) Magento
20 59 (18.97%) MVC
20 59 (18.97%) DevOps
21 58 (18.65%) LAMP
22 57 (18.33%) Hadoop
22 57 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
23 56 (18.01%) Web Development
23 56 (18.01%) E-Commerce

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
1 106 (34.08%) Apache
2 59 (18.97%) nginx
3 52 (16.72%) Apache Spark
4 47 (15.11%) Apache Pig
5 22 (7.07%) Node.js
6 14 (4.50%) OpenStack
7 13 (4.18%) Confluence
8 12 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.89%) CMS
10 8 (2.57%) JBoss
10 8 (2.57%) WordPress
11 7 (2.25%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.96%) IIS
13 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.64%) Liferay
14 2 (0.64%) Moodle
14 2 (0.64%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 59 (18.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (5.47%) CloudFront
4 13 (4.18%) GitHub
5 9 (2.89%) IaaS
6 8 (2.57%) PaaS
7 7 (2.25%) Office 365
8 6 (1.93%) SaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.40%) Internet
2 8 (2.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.25%) DNS
4 6 (1.93%) HTTP
5 4 (1.29%) Firewall
6 3 (0.96%) DHCP
6 3 (0.96%) SSL
7 2 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.64%) SAN
7 2 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (29.26%) MySQL
2 66 (21.22%) Big Data
3 57 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 57 (18.33%) Hadoop
4 50 (16.08%) SQL Server
5 48 (15.43%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (15.11%) Apache Hive
6 47 (15.11%) HBase
7 42 (13.50%) Impala
7 42 (13.50%) Sqoop
8 38 (12.22%) MongoDB
9 24 (7.72%) NoSQL
10 21 (6.75%) Neo4j
11 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.22%) Apache Accumulo
12 10 (3.22%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (2.25%) Pentaho
14 4 (1.29%) VLDB
15 3 (0.96%) OLAP
15 3 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 117 (37.62%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.25%) Subversion
3 27 (8.68%) Mercurial
4 22 (7.07%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.11%) GDB
6 18 (5.79%) Selenium
6 18 (5.79%) Vagrant
7 15 (4.82%) JUnit
8 14 (4.50%) JIRA
9 12 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (2.89%) Ranorex
10 9 (2.89%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.93%) Maven
12 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (0.64%) Appium
14 2 (0.64%) JMeter
14 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (8.04%) Games
2 13 (4.18%) Marketing
2 13 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.89%) Finance
4 8 (2.57%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Arabic Language
5 3 (0.96%) French Language
5 3 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (46.30%) Developer
2 44 (14.15%) Administrator
3 42 (13.50%) Hadoop Administrator
4 38 (12.22%) PHP Developer
5 33 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 28 (9.00%) C++ Developer
7 25 (8.04%) Applications Developer
7 25 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 24 (7.72%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (7.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 23 (7.40%) Graduate
9 23 (7.40%) Magento Developer
9 23 (7.40%) PHP Magento Developer
10 21 (6.75%) MySQL Developer
11 20 (6.43%) Architect
11 20 (6.43%) Linux Developer
12 18 (5.79%) C++ Applications Developer
13 16 (5.14%) Graduate Developer
13 16 (5.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (31.83%) HTML
2 84 (27.01%) REST
3 80 (25.72%) XML
4 77 (24.76%) CSS
5 76 (24.44%) jQuery
6 64 (20.58%) Symfony
7 60 (19.29%) JSON
8 58 (18.65%) LAMP
9 51 (16.40%) .NET
9 51 (16.40%) LEMP Stack
10 46 (14.79%) LAPP Stack
11 40 (12.86%) AngularJS
12 39 (12.54%) Web Services
13 34 (10.93%) Zend Framework
14 30 (9.65%) SOAP
15 26 (8.36%) OpenMP
15 26 (8.36%) Qt
15 26 (8.36%) X-Windows
16 24 (7.72%) Spring
17 19 (6.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.40%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.90%) Mathematics
3 26 (8.36%) CUDA
4 23 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (7.07%) Social Media
6 14 (4.50%) Mobile App
7 13 (4.18%) Graphic Design
7 13 (4.18%) VHDL
8 12 (3.86%) User Experience
9 10 (3.22%) Internet of Things
9 10 (3.22%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.89%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.89%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.96%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.96%) Physics
12 2 (0.64%) Clustering
12 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 197 (63.34%) Linux
2 47 (15.11%) Windows
3 44 (14.15%) Unix
4 39 (12.54%) Mac OS X
5 38 (12.22%) Ubuntu
6 34 (10.93%) Debian
7 21 (6.75%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.25%) Android
9 5 (1.61%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.29%) CentOS
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.72%) Scrum
3 59 (18.97%) DevOps
3 59 (18.97%) MVC
4 56 (18.01%) E-Commerce
4 56 (18.01%) Web Development
5 52 (16.72%) ETL
6 50 (16.08%) TDD
7 48 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (14.47%) Software Engineering
9 44 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
10 42 (13.50%) Data Management
10 42 (13.50%) MapReduce
11 39 (12.54%) OO
12 33 (10.61%) Analytics
13 31 (9.97%) Performance Optimisation
14 30 (9.65%) Workflow
15 28 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (8.04%) OOD
17 23 (7.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 130 (41.80%) JavaScript
2 122 (39.23%) Java
3 77 (24.76%) PHP
4 75 (24.12%) Python
5 68 (21.86%) SQL
6 54 (17.36%) Scala
7 50 (16.08%) Shell Script
8 43 (13.83%) C
9 42 (13.50%) C++
10 41 (13.18%) C#
11 35 (11.25%) PHP 5
12 30 (9.65%) Ruby
13 23 (7.40%) Perl
14 18 (5.79%) Groovy
15 12 (3.86%) Clojure
16 9 (2.89%) Erlang
16 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
17 8 (2.57%) Go
17 8 (2.57%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 103 (33.12%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.89%) HND
6 7 (2.25%) PhD
7 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.32%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.57%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (15.11%) Apache Flume
2 42 (13.50%) HDFS
3 26 (8.36%) Cygwin
4 10 (3.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.25%) Docker
6 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.96%) Squid
8 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (13.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 42 (13.50%) Oozie
1 42 (13.50%) Puppet
2 12 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.86%) Packer
2 12 (3.86%) Terraform
3 7 (2.25%) Graphite
3 7 (2.25%) Uchiwa
4 6 (1.93%) Nagios
5 5 (1.61%) Grafana
6 4 (1.29%) Cacti
6 4 (1.29%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.64%) Ansible
7 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (19.94%) Google
2 54 (17.36%) Cloudera
2 54 (17.36%) Hortonworks
3 51 (16.40%) Zend
4 47 (15.11%) MapR
5 23 (7.40%) Oracle
6 21 (6.75%) Microsoft
7 19 (6.11%) Atlassian
8 17 (5.47%) New Relic
9 14 (4.50%) MuleSoft
10 12 (3.86%) IBM
10 12 (3.86%) Talend
11 7 (2.25%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.93%) WSO2
13 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.29%) Cisco
14 4 (1.29%) HP
14 4 (1.29%) webMethods
15 3 (0.96%) ForgeRock
15 3 (0.96%) Tableau
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