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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 80 170
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +90
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 98 163 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 3.12% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 42
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +2.71%

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
4326 4564 4272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.87% 87.33% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3758 3710
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -52 31 £48,250 +20.62% 2
Staffordshire +11 16 £45,000 +16.12%
Coventry +14 13 £37,500 +66.66%
Worcestershire -15 12 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Warwickshire -4 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Shropshire -2 9 £55,000 +11.47% 4
Solihull -5 2 £41,750 +32.53% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 108 (46.35%) JavaScript
2 97 (41.63%) HTML
3 80 (34.33%) Java
4 77 (33.05%) Linux
5 76 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (29.18%) CSS
7 61 (26.18%) MVC
8 59 (25.32%) C#
9 56 (24.03%) PHP
10 53 (22.75%) AngularJS
11 48 (20.60%) .NET
12 43 (18.45%) Unix
13 42 (18.03%) Python
13 42 (18.03%) Scrum
14 39 (16.74%) DNS
15 36 (15.45%) Degree
16 35 (15.02%) SOA
17 34 (14.59%) TDD
18 33 (14.16%) Web Services
18 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
18 33 (14.16%) User Experience
19 32 (13.73%) Mentoring
19 32 (13.73%) Apache
20 30 (12.88%) MySQL
20 30 (12.88%) HTML5
21 29 (12.45%) SDLC
21 29 (12.45%) ASP.NET
21 29 (12.45%) Computer Science
21 29 (12.45%) jQuery
22 27 (11.59%) HTTP

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 32 (13.73%) Apache
2 15 (6.44%) nginx
3 11 (4.72%) Apache Pig
3 11 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.00%) WordPress
7 6 (2.58%) JBoss
7 6 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.15%) CMS
9 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.86%) Moodle
10 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) Blender
3 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.15%) GitHub
2 12 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.86%) IaaS
3 9 (3.86%) Office 365
4 8 (3.43%) PaaS
5 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.74%) DNS
2 27 (11.59%) HTTP
3 26 (11.16%) DHCP
4 21 (9.01%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.15%) SSL
6 10 (4.29%) Internet
6 10 (4.29%) Kerberos
7 7 (3.00%) VoIP
8 6 (2.58%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (2.58%) Firewall
8 6 (2.58%) VoLTE
9 5 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.86%) Skype
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.43%) LAN
11 1 (0.43%) PABX
11 1 (0.43%) SSH
11 1 (0.43%) VPN
11 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.88%) MySQL
3 26 (11.16%) NoSQL
3 26 (11.16%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.73%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.87%) Big Data
5 16 (6.87%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.72%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.58%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.29%) Redis
9 3 (1.29%) Riak
9 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.86%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.43%) HBase
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (8.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.30%) Grunt
2 17 (7.30%) gulp
2 17 (7.30%) Selenium
3 16 (6.87%) Jasmine
4 13 (5.58%) Mocha
4 13 (5.58%) Protractor
5 12 (5.15%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.43%) JUnit
6 8 (3.43%) Subversion
6 8 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.15%) JMeter
7 5 (2.15%) Maven
7 5 (2.15%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.72%) GDB
9 3 (1.29%) JBehave
9 3 (1.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.29%) TestNG
General
1 18 (7.73%) Finance
2 9 (3.86%) Games
2 9 (3.86%) Marketing
3 6 (2.58%) Advertising
4 5 (2.15%) Arabic Language
4 5 (2.15%) French Language
4 5 (2.15%) Law
4 5 (2.15%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (2.15%) Publishing
4 5 (2.15%) Retail
4 5 (2.15%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.29%) Automotive
5 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (49.79%) Developer
2 45 (19.31%) Senior Developer
3 24 (10.30%) Architect
4 22 (9.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (8.58%) PHP Developer
6 20 (8.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 19 (8.15%) Angular Developer
8 17 (7.30%) HTML CSS Developer
8 17 (7.30%) HTML Developer
8 17 (7.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 16 (6.87%) Junior
10 14 (6.01%) Administrator
10 14 (6.01%) Python Developer
11 13 (5.58%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.58%) Support Engineer
12 12 (5.15%) Network Engineer
12 12 (5.15%) Network Support
13 11 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (4.72%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (41.63%) HTML
2 68 (29.18%) CSS
3 53 (22.75%) AngularJS
4 48 (20.60%) .NET
5 33 (14.16%) Web Services
6 30 (12.88%) HTML5
7 29 (12.45%) ASP.NET
7 29 (12.45%) jQuery
8 26 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (11.16%) RESTful
9 20 (8.58%) LAMP
10 19 (8.15%) Node.js
11 17 (7.30%) Sass
12 16 (6.87%) Castle Windsor
12 16 (6.87%) NHibernate
12 16 (6.87%) REST
12 16 (6.87%) Spring
12 16 (6.87%) Spring.NET
13 15 (6.44%) Middleware
14 14 (6.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.16%) User Experience
2 29 (12.45%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.87%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.44%) Mathematics
5 12 (5.15%) Device Driver
6 11 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.72%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.72%) Physics
7 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.86%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.00%) Blog
10 5 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (2.15%) Social Media
11 4 (1.72%) CUDA
11 4 (1.72%) Fintech
12 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.86%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.05%) Linux
2 43 (18.45%) Unix
3 11 (4.72%) Windows
4 7 (3.00%) Android
5 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.18%) MVC
3 42 (18.03%) Scrum
4 35 (15.02%) SOA
5 34 (14.59%) TDD
6 32 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 29 (12.45%) SDLC
8 26 (11.16%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.58%) DevOps
9 20 (8.58%) Presales
10 15 (6.44%) Automated Testing
10 15 (6.44%) OOP
10 15 (6.44%) Software Architecture
11 14 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.01%) Data Management
11 14 (6.01%) Functional Programming
12 13 (5.58%) BDD
12 13 (5.58%) Multithreading
12 13 (5.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.35%) JavaScript
2 80 (34.33%) Java
3 59 (25.32%) C#
4 56 (24.03%) PHP
5 42 (18.03%) Python
6 24 (10.30%) SQL
7 15 (6.44%) Go
7 15 (6.44%) Ruby
7 15 (6.44%) Scala
8 13 (5.58%) C++
9 11 (4.72%) Erlang
9 11 (4.72%) F#
9 11 (4.72%) Haskell
10 9 (3.86%) Clojure
10 9 (3.86%) Perl
11 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.72%) C
13 3 (1.29%) ES6
13 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (15.45%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) CCNA
2 8 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.01%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) SDET
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Squid
2 12 (5.15%) Samba
3 11 (4.72%) HDFS
4 10 (4.29%) Firmware
5 7 (3.00%) Docker
6 6 (2.58%) Kamailio
7 4 (1.72%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.43%) Postfix
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) Hadoop YARN
1 11 (4.72%) Oozie
1 11 (4.72%) Puppet
2 9 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.29%) Ansible
4 3 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.29%) Terraform
5 2 (0.86%) Consul
5 2 (0.86%) Graphite
5 2 (0.86%) Packer
5 2 (0.86%) Uchiwa
5 2 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.01%) Zend
3 12 (5.15%) Cisco
4 9 (3.86%) Oracle
5 8 (3.43%) Google
6 6 (2.58%) BroadSoft
7 5 (2.15%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.72%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.72%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.29%) Sage
9 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.29%) Tableau
9 3 (1.29%) Talend
9 3 (1.29%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.86%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.86%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.86%) Twitter
10 2 (0.86%) webMethods
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
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