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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 106 130 177
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +47
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 151 95 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 1.66% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.94% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 125 65 38
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £34,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £47,400
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5348 4903 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.73% 85.78% 83.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4145 4061 3809
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Warwickshire +44 52 £27,500 -48.83% 2
Birmingham -18 51 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Coventry +4 18 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Staffordshire +5 10 £62,500 -1.96%
Shropshire -14 9 £55,500 +24.02%
Walsall - 4 £75,000 -
Worcestershire +2 2 £42,500 +61.90%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 180 (57.14%) Linux
2 149 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 126 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (38.73%) Git (software)
5 118 (37.46%) HTML
6 110 (34.92%) Java
7 93 (29.52%) CSS
8 92 (29.21%) Degree
9 89 (28.25%) MySQL
10 88 (27.94%) Apache
11 85 (26.98%) PHP
12 84 (26.67%) jQuery
13 79 (25.08%) REST
13 79 (25.08%) MVC
14 73 (23.17%) XML
15 71 (22.54%) Scrum
16 63 (20.00%) Symfony
17 61 (19.37%) AngularJS
17 61 (19.37%) Python
18 60 (19.05%) .NET
19 58 (18.41%) SQL
20 55 (17.46%) TDD
21 54 (17.14%) JSON
22 53 (16.83%) Computer Science
22 53 (16.83%) Google
22 53 (16.83%) DevOps
23 52 (16.51%) Zend
24 51 (16.19%) Magento
24 51 (16.19%) Scala
24 51 (16.19%) Internet

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 88 (27.94%) Apache
2 49 (15.56%) nginx
3 39 (12.38%) Apache Spark
4 37 (11.75%) Apache Pig
5 16 (5.08%) CMS
6 15 (4.76%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.49%) WordPress
8 10 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.22%) Confluence
9 7 (2.22%) JBoss
9 7 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.95%) IIS
13 2 (0.63%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Blender
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 51 (16.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.95%) 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 41 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.81%) CloudFront
5 11 (3.49%) SaaS
6 10 (3.17%) GitHub
7 8 (2.54%) IaaS
8 7 (2.22%) PaaS
9 6 (1.90%) Office 365
10 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.19%) Internet
2 11 (3.49%) DNS
2 11 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.90%) DHCP
4 5 (1.59%) Firewall
4 5 (1.59%) HTTP
4 5 (1.59%) SAN
4 5 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) IMAP
5 1 (0.32%) LDAP
5 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.32%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.25%) MySQL
2 50 (15.87%) Big Data
3 44 (13.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 44 (13.97%) Hadoop
4 40 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 38 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (11.75%) Apache Hive
6 37 (11.75%) HBase
7 33 (10.48%) MongoDB
8 32 (10.16%) Impala
8 32 (10.16%) Sqoop
9 26 (8.25%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.76%) Neo4j
10 15 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.27%) HAWQ
12 4 (1.27%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.27%) VLDB
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 122 (38.73%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.52%) Subversion
3 23 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.98%) Mercurial
5 19 (6.03%) Vagrant
6 17 (5.40%) GDB
6 17 (5.40%) JUnit
6 17 (5.40%) Selenium
7 16 (5.08%) Grunt
7 16 (5.08%) gulp
8 12 (3.81%) Jasmine
9 10 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (2.86%) Maven
10 9 (2.86%) Ranorex
10 9 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.54%) JIRA
11 8 (2.54%) Mocha
11 8 (2.54%) Protractor
12 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (8.57%) Marketing
2 25 (7.94%) Games
3 14 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.81%) Retail
5 8 (2.54%) Advertising
5 8 (2.54%) Finance
6 3 (0.95%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.63%) French Language
7 2 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (51.11%) Developer
2 50 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 44 (13.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 37 (11.75%) PHP Developer
5 36 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
5 36 (11.43%) HTML Developer
6 35 (11.11%) Administrator
7 32 (10.16%) Hadoop Administrator
8 30 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
9 27 (8.57%) Web Developer
10 26 (8.25%) Senior Developer
11 25 (7.94%) Applications Developer
12 23 (7.30%) Graduate
13 22 (6.98%) C++ Developer
14 20 (6.35%) Architect
15 19 (6.03%) Linux Developer
16 18 (5.71%) Magento Developer
16 18 (5.71%) PHP Magento Developer
16 18 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
17 17 (5.40%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (37.46%) HTML
2 93 (29.52%) CSS
3 84 (26.67%) jQuery
4 79 (25.08%) REST
5 73 (23.17%) XML
6 63 (20.00%) Symfony
7 61 (19.37%) AngularJS
8 60 (19.05%) .NET
9 54 (17.14%) JSON
10 44 (13.97%) LAMP
11 40 (12.70%) LEMP Stack
12 38 (12.06%) Web Services
13 36 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
13 36 (11.43%) Zend Framework
14 29 (9.21%) HTML5
15 28 (8.89%) SOAP
15 28 (8.89%) Spring
16 26 (8.25%) Node.js
16 26 (8.25%) RESTful
17 23 (7.30%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.83%) Computer Science
2 39 (12.38%) Social Media
3 33 (10.48%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.62%) User Experience
5 23 (7.30%) CUDA
6 19 (6.03%) Graphic Design
7 18 (5.71%) Mobile App
8 14 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (3.49%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.49%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.22%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.22%) VHDL
10 7 (2.22%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.59%) Physics
12 4 (1.27%) iPhone
12 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.95%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.95%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.95%) Fintech
13 3 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 180 (57.14%) Linux
2 41 (13.02%) Unix
3 38 (12.06%) Windows
4 35 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 30 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 28 (8.89%) Debian
7 21 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.54%) Android
8 8 (2.54%) CentOS
9 6 (1.90%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.63%) AIX
10 2 (0.63%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.08%) MVC
3 71 (22.54%) Scrum
4 55 (17.46%) TDD
5 53 (16.83%) DevOps
6 49 (15.56%) Web Development
7 46 (14.60%) E-Commerce
7 46 (14.60%) Software Engineering
8 39 (12.38%) ETL
9 36 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (11.43%) Front End Development
10 35 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (10.48%) OO
12 32 (10.16%) Data Management
12 32 (10.16%) MapReduce
13 31 (9.84%) Workflow
14 30 (9.52%) SEO
15 26 (8.25%) Analytics
15 26 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (8.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 149 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 110 (34.92%) Java
3 85 (26.98%) PHP
4 61 (19.37%) Python
5 58 (18.41%) SQL
6 51 (16.19%) Scala
7 44 (13.97%) C#
8 41 (13.02%) Shell Script
9 34 (10.79%) C++
10 30 (9.52%) C
11 29 (9.21%) PHP 5
12 26 (8.25%) Ruby
13 20 (6.35%) Perl
14 19 (6.03%) Groovy
15 14 (4.44%) Clojure
16 11 (3.49%) Erlang
16 11 (3.49%) Go
17 10 (3.17%) Haskell
18 9 (2.86%) PL/SQL
18 9 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (29.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.86%) HND
5 7 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.27%) PhD
7 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) OCP
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.32%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (11.75%) Apache Flume
2 32 (10.16%) HDFS
3 23 (7.30%) Cygwin
4 12 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.54%) Docker
6 7 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.63%) Squid
9 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 42 (13.33%) Puppet
2 32 (10.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 32 (10.16%) Oozie
3 13 (4.13%) Packer
3 13 (4.13%) Terraform
4 11 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.54%) Consul
6 7 (2.22%) Graphite
6 7 (2.22%) Uchiwa
7 5 (1.59%) Grafana
7 5 (1.59%) Nagios
8 3 (0.95%) Cacti
8 3 (0.95%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.63%) Ansible
9 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 53 (16.83%) Google
2 52 (16.51%) Zend
3 41 (13.02%) Cloudera
3 41 (13.02%) Hortonworks
4 37 (11.75%) MapR
5 24 (7.62%) Oracle
6 20 (6.35%) Microsoft
7 13 (4.13%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.81%) MuleSoft
8 12 (3.81%) New Relic
9 10 (3.17%) Talend
10 8 (2.54%) IBM
10 8 (2.54%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.22%) HP
12 6 (1.90%) Cisco
12 6 (1.90%) WSO2
13 5 (1.59%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.59%) Juniper
14 4 (1.27%) Ektron
14 4 (1.27%) webMethods
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