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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / West Midlands
Rank 126 83 156
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +73
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 179 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 3.08% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.50% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 142 47
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
4228 5117 4157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.42% 88.18% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4209 3515
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -26 28 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +27 26 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire +3 14 £55,000 +16.48% 1
Worcestershire -12 9 £36,500 -14.11%
Warwickshire -16 7 £32,500 -9.09% 1
Coventry +3 2 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Solihull -5 2 £41,750 +5.69%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 94 (41.96%) JavaScript
2 88 (39.29%) HTML
3 79 (35.27%) Java
4 74 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (32.14%) Linux
6 65 (29.02%) MVC
7 61 (27.23%) CSS
8 56 (25.00%) C#
9 53 (23.66%) PHP
10 50 (22.32%) .NET
11 48 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 41 (18.30%) Scrum
13 38 (16.96%) Unix
14 37 (16.52%) jQuery
15 36 (16.07%) Python
16 35 (15.63%) DNS
16 35 (15.63%) TDD
17 34 (15.18%) SOA
18 33 (14.73%) Degree
19 31 (13.84%) Web Services
19 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET
19 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (13.84%) HTML5
19 31 (13.84%) NoSQL
20 29 (12.95%) Mentoring
21 28 (12.50%) User Experience
21 28 (12.50%) MySQL
22 27 (12.05%) Apache
22 27 (12.05%) Computer Science
22 27 (12.05%) Software Engineering

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 27 (12.05%) Apache
2 14 (6.25%) nginx
3 10 (4.46%) Apache Pig
3 10 (4.46%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.13%) WordPress
7 6 (2.68%) JBoss
7 6 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.23%) CMS
9 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.89%) Drupal
10 2 (0.89%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.89%) Moodle
11 1 (0.45%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.45%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.02%) Office 365
4 8 (3.57%) IaaS
4 8 (3.57%) PaaS
5 7 (3.13%) GitHub
6 3 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.63%) DNS
2 24 (10.71%) HTTP
3 23 (10.27%) DHCP
4 21 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.36%) SSL
6 10 (4.46%) Internet
6 10 (4.46%) Kerberos
7 7 (3.13%) VoIP
8 6 (2.68%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (2.68%) Firewall
8 6 (2.68%) VoLTE
9 5 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.89%) Skype
11 1 (0.45%) LAN
11 1 (0.45%) Network Security
11 1 (0.45%) SAN
11 1 (0.45%) SSH
11 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.84%) NoSQL
2 28 (12.50%) MySQL
3 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 24 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 24 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.70%) Big Data
5 15 (6.70%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.46%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.57%) Riak
8 6 (2.68%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.45%) QlikView
10 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Selenium
2 14 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.25%) Grunt
2 14 (6.25%) gulp
3 13 (5.80%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.91%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.46%) Mocha
5 10 (4.46%) Protractor
6 8 (3.57%) JUnit
7 5 (2.23%) JMeter
7 5 (2.23%) Maven
7 5 (2.23%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.23%) Subversion
8 3 (1.34%) GDB
8 3 (1.34%) JBehave
8 3 (1.34%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.34%) TestNG
General
1 13 (5.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.57%) Games
3 6 (2.68%) Marketing
4 5 (2.23%) Advertising
4 5 (2.23%) Arabic Language
4 5 (2.23%) French Language
4 5 (2.23%) Law
4 5 (2.23%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (2.23%) Publishing
4 5 (2.23%) Retail
4 5 (2.23%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.34%) Automotive
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (49.11%) Developer
2 39 (17.41%) Senior Developer
3 27 (12.05%) Architect
4 23 (10.27%) PHP Developer
5 19 (8.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (8.04%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Angular Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 15 (6.70%) HTML Developer
9 14 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
9 14 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 14 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 13 (5.80%) Administrator
11 12 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
11 12 (5.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 11 (4.91%) Junior
12 11 (4.91%) Senior Python Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.46%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (39.29%) HTML
2 61 (27.23%) CSS
3 50 (22.32%) .NET
4 48 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 37 (16.52%) jQuery
6 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET
6 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (13.84%) HTML5
6 31 (13.84%) Web Services
7 25 (11.16%) LAMP
8 24 (10.71%) RESTful
9 19 (8.48%) REST
10 16 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (7.14%) NHibernate
10 16 (7.14%) Spring
10 16 (7.14%) Spring.NET
11 15 (6.70%) Middleware
12 14 (6.25%) Node.js
12 14 (6.25%) Sass
13 13 (5.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.50%) User Experience
2 27 (12.05%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.70%) N-Tier
4 14 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.91%) Blog
7 10 (4.46%) Algorithms
8 9 (4.02%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.23%) Social Media
10 4 (1.79%) Fintech
11 3 (1.34%) CUDA
12 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.89%) iPad
13 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.45%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.45%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.14%) Linux
2 38 (16.96%) Unix
3 9 (4.02%) Windows
4 5 (2.23%) Android
5 3 (1.34%) CentOS
5 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Fedora
7 1 (0.45%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (29.02%) MVC
3 41 (18.30%) Scrum
4 35 (15.63%) TDD
5 34 (15.18%) SOA
6 29 (12.95%) Mentoring
7 27 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.61%) SDLC
9 20 (8.93%) DevOps
10 18 (8.04%) Microservices
10 18 (8.04%) Presales
11 17 (7.59%) Functional Programming
12 16 (7.14%) Low Latency
13 15 (6.70%) Mathematics
13 15 (6.70%) OOP
13 15 (6.70%) Software Architecture
14 14 (6.25%) BDD
14 14 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.25%) Data Management
15 13 (5.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.96%) JavaScript
2 79 (35.27%) Java
3 56 (25.00%) C#
4 53 (23.66%) PHP
5 36 (16.07%) Python
6 16 (7.14%) Scala
7 14 (6.25%) SQL
8 11 (4.91%) Erlang
8 11 (4.91%) F#
8 11 (4.91%) Go
8 11 (4.91%) Haskell
8 11 (4.91%) Ruby
9 9 (4.02%) Clojure
10 8 (3.57%) C++
11 7 (3.13%) Perl
12 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.89%) Groovy
13 2 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (14.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) CCNA
2 6 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.27%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.79%) SDET
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (7.59%) Squid
2 12 (5.36%) Samba
3 10 (4.46%) Firmware
3 10 (4.46%) HDFS
4 7 (3.13%) Docker
5 6 (2.68%) Kamailio
6 3 (1.34%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) Hadoop YARN
1 10 (4.46%) Oozie
1 10 (4.46%) Puppet
2 8 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.89%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.45%) Consul
6 1 (0.45%) Graphite
6 1 (0.45%) Packer
6 1 (0.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.45%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 24 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.91%) Zend
3 8 (3.57%) Cisco
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle
4 7 (3.13%) Google
5 6 (2.68%) BroadSoft
6 4 (1.79%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.79%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.34%) Sage
7 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.34%) Tableau
7 3 (1.34%) Talend
8 2 (0.89%) Blackboard
8 2 (0.89%) Twitter
8 2 (0.89%) webMethods
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
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