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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 139 177
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 181 92 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.00% 1.57% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.80% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 147 62 57
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £64,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
5236 5099 4484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.01% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4093 4144 3722
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,600
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 65 £42,765 -14.47% 7
Warwickshire +51 59 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Coventry +18 32 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +6 9 £55,000 -13.72%
Shropshire -12 7 £51,000 -36.25%
Walsall - 4 £75,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 164 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 154 (49.36%) Linux
3 140 (44.87%) HTML
4 118 (37.82%) Git (software)
5 117 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (35.90%) CSS
7 108 (34.62%) Java
8 95 (30.45%) PHP
9 94 (30.13%) MVC
10 87 (27.88%) MySQL
10 87 (27.88%) jQuery
11 79 (25.32%) Degree
12 77 (24.68%) Apache
13 75 (24.04%) AngularJS
14 71 (22.76%) REST
15 68 (21.79%) SQL
16 64 (20.51%) Scrum
17 63 (20.19%) XML
18 58 (18.59%) Symfony
19 57 (18.27%) .NET
20 55 (17.63%) Python
21 53 (16.99%) TDD
22 52 (16.67%) DevOps
23 51 (16.35%) Zend
24 50 (16.03%) Google
25 49 (15.71%) C#
25 49 (15.71%) Social Media
26 48 (15.38%) JSON
27 47 (15.06%) Front End Development
28 44 (14.10%) Scala

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 77 (24.68%) Apache
2 41 (13.14%) nginx
3 33 (10.58%) Apache Pig
4 30 (9.62%) Apache Spark
5 19 (6.09%) OpenStack
6 18 (5.77%) CMS
7 16 (5.13%) WordPress
8 9 (2.88%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.56%) JBoss
10 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.92%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.96%) IIS
12 3 (0.96%) MindAlign
12 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.64%) Confluence
13 2 (0.64%) Moodle
13 2 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.64%) Blender
4 2 (0.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 43 (13.78%) Magento
2 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (4.49%) SaaS
5 13 (4.17%) GitHub
6 8 (2.56%) IaaS
7 7 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.24%) CloudFront
7 7 (2.24%) PaaS
8 6 (1.92%) Office 365
9 4 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.10%) Internet
2 12 (3.85%) DNS
2 12 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.24%) DHCP
3 7 (2.24%) SSL
4 5 (1.60%) Firewall
4 5 (1.60%) SAN
5 3 (0.96%) HTTP
5 3 (0.96%) IMAP
5 3 (0.96%) LDAP
5 3 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.96%) S/MIME
5 3 (0.96%) SMTP
6 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.88%) MySQL
2 42 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 37 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (11.86%) Big Data
4 36 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (11.22%) Hadoop
6 33 (10.58%) Apache Hive
6 33 (10.58%) HBase
6 33 (10.58%) MongoDB
7 28 (8.97%) Impala
7 28 (8.97%) Sqoop
8 27 (8.65%) NoSQL
9 17 (5.45%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.56%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.28%) Redis
11 4 (1.28%) VLDB
12 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.96%) QlikView
12 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (37.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.65%) Grunt
2 27 (8.65%) gulp
3 26 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 25 (8.01%) Jenkins
5 21 (6.73%) Jasmine
6 18 (5.77%) Subversion
7 16 (5.13%) Mocha
7 16 (5.13%) Protractor
8 15 (4.81%) Selenium
9 14 (4.49%) JUnit
10 13 (4.17%) Maven
11 10 (3.21%) Mercurial
12 8 (2.56%) GDB
12 8 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.92%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.60%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.60%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.60%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.60%) Ranorex
General
1 37 (11.86%) Marketing
2 20 (6.41%) Games
3 19 (6.09%) Finance
4 16 (5.13%) Retail
5 12 (3.85%) Advertising
6 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 174 (55.77%) Developer
2 69 (22.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 61 (19.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 52 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 52 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 37 (11.86%) PHP Developer
6 36 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
7 32 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 31 (9.94%) Administrator
9 28 (8.97%) Hadoop Administrator
10 23 (7.37%) Angular Developer
10 23 (7.37%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.41%) Graduate
11 20 (6.41%) Java Developer
11 20 (6.41%) Junior
12 19 (6.09%) Architect
13 18 (5.77%) Applications Developer
14 17 (5.45%) Junior Developer
14 17 (5.45%) Software Developer
15 16 (5.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (44.87%) HTML
2 112 (35.90%) CSS
3 87 (27.88%) jQuery
4 75 (24.04%) AngularJS
5 71 (22.76%) REST
6 63 (20.19%) XML
7 58 (18.59%) Symfony
8 57 (18.27%) .NET
9 48 (15.38%) JSON
10 39 (12.50%) RESTful
10 39 (12.50%) Zend Framework
11 37 (11.86%) HTML5
12 31 (9.94%) LAPP Stack
13 30 (9.62%) LAMP
13 30 (9.62%) LEMP Stack
13 30 (9.62%) Spring
14 29 (9.29%) Node.js
15 27 (8.65%) Sass
15 27 (8.65%) Web Services
16 24 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.71%) Social Media
2 43 (13.78%) Computer Science
3 36 (11.54%) User Experience
4 23 (7.37%) Graphic Design
5 18 (5.77%) Mathematics
6 17 (5.45%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.85%) CUDA
8 10 (3.21%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.60%) iPhone
9 5 (1.60%) Physics
10 4 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.28%) Blog
11 3 (0.96%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.96%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.96%) Fintech
11 3 (0.96%) iPad
11 3 (0.96%) PKI
11 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 154 (49.36%) Linux
2 32 (10.26%) Unix
3 30 (9.62%) Ubuntu
4 23 (7.37%) Debian
4 23 (7.37%) Windows
5 17 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.49%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.21%) CentOS
8 9 (2.88%) Android
9 6 (1.92%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.28%) Solaris
11 3 (0.96%) SUSE
12 2 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (30.13%) MVC
3 64 (20.51%) Scrum
4 53 (16.99%) TDD
5 52 (16.67%) DevOps
6 47 (15.06%) Front End Development
7 43 (13.78%) Web Development
8 39 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 38 (12.18%) E-Commerce
9 38 (12.18%) SDLC
10 36 (11.54%) SEO
11 32 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (10.26%) Workflow
12 31 (9.94%) ETL
12 31 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (9.94%) Web Design
13 28 (8.97%) Data Management
13 28 (8.97%) MapReduce
14 24 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 164 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 108 (34.62%) Java
3 95 (30.45%) PHP
4 68 (21.79%) SQL
5 55 (17.63%) Python
6 49 (15.71%) C#
7 44 (14.10%) Scala
8 37 (11.86%) Shell Script
9 25 (8.01%) PHP 5
9 25 (8.01%) Ruby
10 21 (6.73%) C++
11 18 (5.77%) Groovy
12 16 (5.13%) Go
13 15 (4.81%) C
13 15 (4.81%) Clojure
14 14 (4.49%) Perl
15 11 (3.53%) Erlang
16 10 (3.21%) Haskell
17 9 (2.88%) PL/SQL
17 9 (2.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (25.32%) Degree
2 9 (2.88%) HND
3 8 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) CCNA
4 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.64%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) ISEB
5 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.64%) OCP
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.32%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 33 (10.58%) Apache Flume
2 28 (8.97%) HDFS
3 12 (3.85%) Cygwin
3 12 (3.85%) Docker
4 7 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.96%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (13.78%) Puppet
2 28 (8.97%) Hadoop YARN
2 28 (8.97%) Oozie
3 17 (5.45%) Packer
3 17 (5.45%) Terraform
4 11 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.21%) Consul
6 9 (2.88%) Graphite
6 9 (2.88%) Uchiwa
7 7 (2.24%) Grafana
8 5 (1.60%) Ansible
9 4 (1.28%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.64%) Nagios
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (16.35%) Zend
2 50 (16.03%) Google
3 33 (10.58%) Cloudera
3 33 (10.58%) Hortonworks
3 33 (10.58%) MapR
4 22 (7.05%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.09%) Oracle
6 13 (4.17%) MuleSoft
7 10 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.56%) Cisco
8 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.56%) WSO2
9 7 (2.24%) New Relic
10 6 (1.92%) Ektron
10 6 (1.92%) EPiServer
10 6 (1.92%) HP
10 6 (1.92%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.92%) webMethods
11 5 (1.60%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.60%) Juniper
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