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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 91 146 156
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 163 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 1.47% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.69% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135 65 69
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,100 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,299 £65,000
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
5080 4845 4552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.47% 87.08% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3953 3782
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 65 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Warwickshire +41 41 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Coventry +28 36 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Staffordshire +1 9 £60,000 -5.88%
Shropshire -11 7 £51,000 -19.42%
Wolverhampton +1 1 £23,000 -34.28%
Walsall - 1 £80,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 155 (53.08%) JavaScript
2 138 (47.26%) Linux
3 135 (46.23%) HTML
4 110 (37.67%) CSS
5 103 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (34.93%) Git (software)
7 94 (32.19%) Java
8 86 (29.45%) PHP
9 84 (28.77%) MVC
10 77 (26.37%) AngularJS
11 74 (25.34%) jQuery
12 72 (24.66%) MySQL
13 59 (20.21%) Apache
14 57 (19.52%) Degree
15 55 (18.84%) SQL
16 53 (18.15%) REST
17 52 (17.81%) C#
17 52 (17.81%) XML
18 51 (17.47%) TDD
18 51 (17.47%) Scrum
19 48 (16.44%) Front End Development
20 47 (16.10%) DevOps
20 47 (16.10%) Python
20 47 (16.10%) Social Media
21 46 (15.75%) RESTful
21 46 (15.75%) .NET
22 44 (15.07%) Google
22 44 (15.07%) Symfony
23 43 (14.73%) Zend
24 42 (14.38%) Computer Science

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 59 (20.21%) Apache
2 33 (11.30%) nginx
3 23 (7.88%) Apache Pig
4 21 (7.19%) OpenStack
5 20 (6.85%) Apache Spark
6 17 (5.82%) WordPress
7 16 (5.48%) CMS
8 9 (3.08%) Umbraco
9 7 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.40%) JBoss
10 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.03%) IIS
12 3 (1.03%) MindAlign
12 3 (1.03%) Moodle
12 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.03%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) Blender
Business Applications
1 31 (10.62%) Magento
2 3 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (4.79%) SaaS
5 11 (3.77%) GitHub
6 9 (3.08%) IaaS
7 7 (2.40%) PaaS
8 6 (2.05%) Office 365
9 4 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.34%) Apcera
10 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.36%) Internet
2 17 (5.82%) DNS
3 16 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.77%) DHCP
5 8 (2.74%) SSL
6 6 (2.05%) Firewall
6 6 (2.05%) HTTP
7 5 (1.71%) SAN
8 3 (1.03%) IMAP
8 3 (1.03%) LDAP
8 3 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.03%) S/MIME
8 3 (1.03%) SMTP
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.34%) LAN
9 1 (0.34%) PABX
9 1 (0.34%) Skype
9 1 (0.34%) VoIP
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.66%) MySQL
2 37 (12.67%) SQL Server
3 35 (11.99%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (9.25%) Big Data
5 27 (9.25%) NoSQL
6 25 (8.56%) Hadoop
7 23 (7.88%) Apache Hive
7 23 (7.88%) HBase
8 19 (6.51%) Relational Database
9 18 (6.16%) Impala
9 18 (6.16%) Sqoop
10 8 (2.74%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.40%) Redis
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.37%) VLDB
13 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.03%) OLTP
13 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 102 (34.93%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.62%) Grunt
2 31 (10.62%) gulp
3 26 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.90%) Vagrant
4 25 (8.56%) Jasmine
5 20 (6.85%) Mocha
5 20 (6.85%) Protractor
6 13 (4.45%) Maven
6 13 (4.45%) Subversion
7 11 (3.77%) Selenium
7 11 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.08%) JUnit
9 7 (2.40%) GDB
10 5 (1.71%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.37%) JIRA
11 4 (1.37%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (13.01%) Marketing
2 23 (7.88%) Finance
3 17 (5.82%) Games
4 16 (5.48%) Retail
5 13 (4.45%) Advertising
6 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.03%) Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Automotive
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 171 (58.56%) Developer
2 70 (23.97%) JavaScript Developer
3 63 (21.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 56 (19.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 56 (19.18%) HTML Developer
5 34 (11.64%) MySQL Developer
5 34 (11.64%) Senior Developer
6 30 (10.27%) PHP Developer
7 27 (9.25%) Angular Developer
8 22 (7.53%) Junior
9 21 (7.19%) Administrator
10 19 (6.51%) Applications Developer
10 19 (6.51%) Web Developer
11 18 (6.16%) Hadoop Administrator
11 18 (6.16%) Java Developer
11 18 (6.16%) Junior Developer
12 17 (5.82%) Architect
13 16 (5.48%) .NET Developer
13 16 (5.48%) Graduate
14 15 (5.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (46.23%) HTML
2 110 (37.67%) CSS
3 77 (26.37%) AngularJS
4 74 (25.34%) jQuery
5 53 (18.15%) REST
6 52 (17.81%) XML
7 46 (15.75%) .NET
7 46 (15.75%) RESTful
8 44 (15.07%) Symfony
9 37 (12.67%) Zend Framework
10 36 (12.33%) HTML5
11 34 (11.64%) JSON
12 31 (10.62%) Sass
13 28 (9.59%) Node.js
14 27 (9.25%) Spring
15 23 (7.88%) Web Services
16 22 (7.53%) ELK Stack
16 22 (7.53%) LAPP Stack
17 21 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (7.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.10%) Social Media
2 42 (14.38%) Computer Science
3 41 (14.04%) User Experience
4 21 (7.19%) Graphic Design
5 16 (5.48%) Mathematics
6 13 (4.45%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.45%) Data Structures
7 12 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.74%) Physics
9 7 (2.40%) CUDA
10 6 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.71%) iPhone
12 4 (1.37%) Blog
13 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
13 3 (1.03%) Data Conversion
13 3 (1.03%) e-Learning
13 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.03%) PKI
13 3 (1.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 138 (47.26%) Linux
2 33 (11.30%) Unix
3 24 (8.22%) Ubuntu
4 20 (6.85%) Windows
5 17 (5.82%) Debian
6 13 (4.45%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.42%) CentOS
8 9 (3.08%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.71%) Android
11 4 (1.37%) Solaris
12 3 (1.03%) SUSE
13 2 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.77%) MVC
3 51 (17.47%) Scrum
3 51 (17.47%) TDD
4 48 (16.44%) Front End Development
5 47 (16.10%) DevOps
6 37 (12.67%) SDLC
7 35 (11.99%) Software Engineering
8 34 (11.64%) SEO
9 33 (11.30%) Web Development
10 30 (10.27%) Web Design
11 26 (8.90%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.22%) Workflow
13 22 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.19%) ETL
14 21 (7.19%) Internet Marketing
14 21 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (6.51%) OO
16 18 (6.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (53.08%) JavaScript
2 94 (32.19%) Java
3 86 (29.45%) PHP
4 55 (18.84%) SQL
5 52 (17.81%) C#
6 47 (16.10%) Python
7 36 (12.33%) Scala
8 28 (9.59%) Ruby
8 28 (9.59%) Shell Script
9 23 (7.88%) Go
10 20 (6.85%) C++
11 19 (6.51%) PHP 5
12 18 (6.16%) Clojure
13 16 (5.48%) Groovy
14 15 (5.14%) Perl
15 14 (4.79%) Erlang
16 13 (4.45%) Haskell
17 12 (4.11%) C
18 7 (2.40%) Bash Shell
18 7 (2.40%) F#
Qualifications
1 57 (19.52%) Degree
2 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) CCNA
3 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.68%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) HND
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) OCP
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) GNVQ
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (7.88%) Apache Flume
2 18 (6.16%) HDFS
3 11 (3.77%) Docker
4 7 (2.40%) Cygwin
5 3 (1.03%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.68%) Squid
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
7 1 (0.34%) Postfix
7 1 (0.34%) Samba
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (12.67%) Puppet
2 20 (6.85%) Terraform
3 19 (6.51%) Packer
4 18 (6.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 18 (6.16%) Oozie
5 12 (4.11%) Consul
6 11 (3.77%) Graphite
6 11 (3.77%) Uchiwa
7 10 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.74%) Ansible
9 7 (2.40%) Grafana
10 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.68%) Nagios
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (15.07%) Google
2 43 (14.73%) Zend
3 23 (7.88%) Cloudera
3 23 (7.88%) Hortonworks
3 23 (7.88%) MapR
4 16 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.14%) MuleSoft
6 13 (4.45%) Cisco
6 13 (4.45%) Oracle
7 10 (3.42%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.74%) WSO2
9 6 (2.05%) Ektron
9 6 (2.05%) EPiServer
9 6 (2.05%) HP
9 6 (2.05%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.71%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.71%) ForgeRock
10 5 (1.71%) Juniper
10 5 (1.71%) webMethods
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