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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 133 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 85 72 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.34% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.68% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 69 47
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £23,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,809 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 38 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Shropshire +7 13 £63,299 +139.06%
Coventry -11 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Warwickshire +8 9 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Worcestershire +3 7 £25,000 -47.36%
Staffordshire -4 5 £63,750 +82.14%
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 70 (40.46%) HTML
4 61 (35.26%) Git (software)
5 54 (31.21%) Java
6 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
7 49 (28.32%) MVC
8 47 (27.17%) .NET
9 42 (24.28%) AngularJS
10 39 (22.54%) PHP
10 39 (22.54%) CSS
11 38 (21.97%) SQL Server
11 38 (21.97%) C#
12 37 (21.39%) TDD
13 36 (20.81%) Software Engineering
14 35 (20.23%) HTML5
15 34 (19.65%) ASP.NET
16 33 (19.08%) Python
17 31 (17.92%) Subversion
18 30 (17.34%) jQuery
19 29 (16.76%) Web Development
19 29 (16.76%) JIRA
20 27 (15.61%) Scrum
20 27 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (14.45%) XML
21 25 (14.45%) Degree
22 24 (13.87%) JSON
23 23 (13.29%) C++
24 22 (12.72%) Games
25 21 (12.14%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (12.14%) JBoss
2 19 (10.98%) WebLogic
3 17 (9.83%) WebSphere
3 17 (9.83%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.51%) SAS
5 10 (5.78%) Apache
6 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.31%) CMS
6 4 (2.31%) nginx
7 2 (1.16%) Confluence
7 2 (1.16%) Node.js
7 2 (1.16%) WordPress
8 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.51%) SPSS
3 4 (2.31%) Open Workbench
4 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Magento
1 3 (1.73%) Odoo
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Tridion
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Office 365
2 6 (3.47%) PaaS
2 6 (3.47%) IaaS
3 5 (2.89%) GitHub
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.31%) SaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Firewall
2 1 (0.58%) FTP
2 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.40%) MySQL
3 16 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.09%) QlikView
4 14 (8.09%) Pentaho
5 13 (7.51%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.05%) Base SAS
7 7 (4.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (2.89%) Big Data
9 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.16%) DB2
10 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.16%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.16%) Impala
Development Applications
1 61 (35.26%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.92%) Subversion
3 29 (16.76%) JIRA
4 20 (11.56%) JUnit
5 19 (10.98%) Selenium
6 17 (9.83%) Ant
7 8 (4.62%) NUnit
8 7 (4.05%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.89%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.89%) JMeter
9 5 (2.89%) NuGet
9 5 (2.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.89%) NSubstitute
10 4 (2.31%) NeoLoad
11 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.73%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (12.72%) Games
2 21 (12.14%) Finance
3 12 (6.94%) Investment Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Banking
4 9 (5.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (59.54%) Developer
2 32 (18.50%) Senior Developer
3 31 (17.92%) Java Developer
4 28 (16.18%) Software Engineer
5 19 (10.98%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Graduate
7 14 (8.09%) Architect
7 14 (8.09%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.51%) Consultant
8 13 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Graduate Web Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Analyst
13 6 (3.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) HTML
2 47 (27.17%) .NET
3 42 (24.28%) AngularJS
4 39 (22.54%) CSS
5 35 (20.23%) HTML5
6 34 (19.65%) ASP.NET
7 30 (17.34%) jQuery
8 27 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (14.45%) XML
10 24 (13.87%) JSON
11 19 (10.98%) CSS3
12 17 (9.83%) PhoneGap
13 14 (8.09%) WPF
13 14 (8.09%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (8.09%) Spring.NET
14 13 (7.51%) Hibernate
15 12 (6.94%) RESTful
16 10 (5.78%) REST
16 10 (5.78%) WinForms
17 9 (5.20%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Visualisation
2 12 (6.94%) Equities
3 11 (6.36%) User Experience
4 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.05%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.31%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.31%) Blog
7 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) RIA
8 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.14%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
2 15 (8.67%) UNIX
3 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) SUSE
5 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.32%) MVC
3 37 (21.39%) TDD
4 36 (20.81%) Software Engineering
5 29 (16.76%) Web Development
6 27 (15.61%) Scrum
7 21 (12.14%) Mentoring
8 20 (11.56%) SOA
8 20 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (10.98%) Analytics
10 18 (10.40%) OOP
11 17 (9.83%) OO
11 17 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (9.83%) BDD
11 17 (9.83%) Mobile Development
12 16 (9.25%) CRM
13 15 (8.67%) OOD
13 15 (8.67%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.93%) JavaScript
2 54 (31.21%) Java
3 39 (22.54%) PHP
4 38 (21.97%) C#
5 33 (19.08%) Python
6 23 (13.29%) C++
7 21 (12.14%) SQL
8 20 (11.56%) Ruby
9 13 (7.51%) R
10 5 (2.89%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.31%) Scala
12 3 (1.73%) Perl
13 2 (1.16%) Haskell
13 2 (1.16%) Erlang
13 2 (1.16%) F#
13 2 (1.16%) C
13 2 (1.16%) X++
13 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.16%) Clojure
14 1 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (14.45%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.16%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.16%) ISEB
3 2 (1.16%) CITP
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Puppet
2 5 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle
3 15 (8.67%) Tableau
4 13 (7.51%) Cognos
4 13 (7.51%) IBM
5 6 (3.47%) Teradata
5 6 (3.47%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.89%) HP
7 4 (2.31%) Zend
8 2 (1.16%) webMethods
8 2 (1.16%) Twitter
8 2 (1.16%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) New Relic
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