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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 107 142 140
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 140 83 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.42% 1.54% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.77% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 110 65 87
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.42%
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
5077 4679 4652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.82% 86.94% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3870 3909
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Coventry +43 49 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Birmingham -15 48 £42,765 -14.47% 5
Warwickshire +9 25 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Staffordshire +8 10 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Shropshire -20 7 £57,500 -9.16% 3
Wolverhampton -3 1 £23,000 -31.85%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 157 (51.82%) JavaScript
2 139 (45.87%) HTML
3 138 (45.54%) Linux
4 104 (34.32%) CSS
5 102 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (31.35%) Java
7 88 (29.04%) MVC
8 87 (28.71%) Git (software)
9 85 (28.05%) AngularJS
10 84 (27.72%) PHP
11 59 (19.47%) Degree
12 58 (19.14%) jQuery
13 57 (18.81%) C#
13 57 (18.81%) MySQL
14 56 (18.48%) Apache
15 53 (17.49%) Python
15 53 (17.49%) .NET
15 53 (17.49%) Scrum
15 53 (17.49%) TDD
16 51 (16.83%) RESTful
17 48 (15.84%) Unix
17 48 (15.84%) User Experience
18 46 (15.18%) SQL
19 45 (14.85%) Front End Development
20 44 (14.52%) Social Media
21 43 (14.19%) DevOps
22 41 (13.53%) SDLC
22 41 (13.53%) XML
23 40 (13.20%) SQL Server
23 40 (13.20%) REST

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 56 (18.48%) Apache
2 24 (7.92%) nginx
3 21 (6.93%) Apache Pig
4 19 (6.27%) OpenStack
5 18 (5.94%) Apache Spark
6 17 (5.61%) WordPress
7 13 (4.29%) CMS
8 9 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.64%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.98%) JBoss
10 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.98%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.99%) MindAlign
12 3 (0.99%) Moodle
12 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.66%) Confluence
13 2 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.99%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.99%) MS Office
4 2 (0.66%) Blender
Business Applications
1 21 (6.93%) Magento
2 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.29%) SaaS
5 11 (3.63%) IaaS
6 10 (3.30%) GitHub
7 9 (2.97%) PaaS
8 8 (2.64%) Office 365
9 6 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Apcera
10 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.88%) Internet
2 29 (9.57%) DNS
3 23 (7.59%) DHCP
4 17 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.30%) SSL
6 9 (2.97%) HTTP
7 6 (1.98%) Firewall
8 5 (1.65%) SAN
9 3 (0.99%) IMAP
9 3 (0.99%) LDAP
9 3 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.99%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.99%) SMTP
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.33%) LAN
10 1 (0.33%) PABX
10 1 (0.33%) VoIP
10 1 (0.33%) VPN
10 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.81%) MySQL
2 40 (13.20%) SQL Server
3 37 (12.21%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (9.24%) NoSQL
6 26 (8.58%) Big Data
6 26 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (8.25%) Relational Database
8 23 (7.59%) Hadoop
9 21 (6.93%) Apache Hive
10 20 (6.60%) HBase
11 15 (4.95%) Impala
11 15 (4.95%) Sqoop
12 7 (2.31%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.31%) Neo4j
12 7 (2.31%) Redis
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.32%) VLDB
14 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.99%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 87 (28.71%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.88%) Grunt
2 36 (11.88%) gulp
3 30 (9.90%) Jasmine
4 25 (8.25%) Mocha
4 25 (8.25%) Protractor
5 24 (7.92%) Jenkins
6 23 (7.59%) Vagrant
7 13 (4.29%) Maven
8 11 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (3.30%) Selenium
10 9 (2.97%) Subversion
11 8 (2.64%) JUnit
12 7 (2.31%) GDB
13 5 (1.65%) PHPUnit
14 4 (1.32%) JIRA
14 4 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.99%) HttpUnit
15 3 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (11.55%) Marketing
2 23 (7.59%) Finance
3 17 (5.61%) Games
4 16 (5.28%) Retail
5 13 (4.29%) Advertising
6 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.65%) Arabic Language
7 5 (1.65%) French Language
7 5 (1.65%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.65%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (56.11%) Developer
2 71 (23.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 65 (21.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 59 (19.47%) HTML CSS Developer
4 59 (19.47%) HTML Developer
5 41 (13.53%) Senior Developer
6 31 (10.23%) Angular Developer
6 31 (10.23%) MySQL Developer
7 26 (8.58%) Junior
8 24 (7.92%) PHP Developer
9 20 (6.60%) Administrator
10 19 (6.27%) Junior Developer
10 19 (6.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 19 (6.27%) Support Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Applications Developer
11 18 (5.94%) Network Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Network Support
12 17 (5.61%) Architect
12 17 (5.61%) Java Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (45.87%) HTML
2 104 (34.32%) CSS
3 85 (28.05%) AngularJS
4 58 (19.14%) jQuery
5 53 (17.49%) .NET
6 51 (16.83%) RESTful
7 41 (13.53%) XML
8 40 (13.20%) REST
9 35 (11.55%) HTML5
10 33 (10.89%) Sass
10 33 (10.89%) Zend Framework
11 31 (10.23%) Symfony
12 26 (8.58%) Node.js
12 26 (8.58%) Web Services
13 24 (7.92%) ASP.NET
13 24 (7.92%) JSON
13 24 (7.92%) Spring
14 20 (6.60%) ELK Stack
15 19 (6.27%) LAPP Stack
16 18 (5.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.84%) User Experience
2 44 (14.52%) Social Media
3 39 (12.87%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.94%) Graphic Design
5 17 (5.61%) Mathematics
5 17 (5.61%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.62%) Data Structures
7 13 (4.29%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.30%) Physics
9 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.31%) CUDA
11 5 (1.65%) iPhone
12 4 (1.32%) Blog
12 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.99%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.99%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.99%) Fintech
13 3 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 138 (45.54%) Linux
2 48 (15.84%) Unix
3 19 (6.27%) Windows
4 15 (4.95%) Ubuntu
5 10 (3.30%) CentOS
6 9 (2.97%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.64%) Debian
8 6 (1.98%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.32%) Android
9 4 (1.32%) Solaris
10 3 (0.99%) SUSE
11 2 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.04%) MVC
3 53 (17.49%) Scrum
3 53 (17.49%) TDD
4 45 (14.85%) Front End Development
5 43 (14.19%) DevOps
6 41 (13.53%) SDLC
7 34 (11.22%) Software Engineering
8 31 (10.23%) SEO
9 27 (8.91%) Web Design
10 26 (8.58%) SOA
11 25 (8.25%) Presales
12 23 (7.59%) Web Development
13 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.60%) Workflow
14 19 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.27%) E-Commerce
14 19 (6.27%) Multithreading
15 18 (5.94%) Internet Marketing
15 18 (5.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 157 (51.82%) JavaScript
2 95 (31.35%) Java
3 84 (27.72%) PHP
4 57 (18.81%) C#
5 53 (17.49%) Python
6 46 (15.18%) SQL
7 32 (10.56%) Scala
8 26 (8.58%) Ruby
9 25 (8.25%) Go
9 25 (8.25%) Shell Script
10 19 (6.27%) C++
11 18 (5.94%) Clojure
11 18 (5.94%) Perl
12 14 (4.62%) Erlang
12 14 (4.62%) Groovy
12 14 (4.62%) Haskell
13 11 (3.63%) C
13 11 (3.63%) PHP 5
14 9 (2.97%) F#
15 7 (2.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (19.47%) Degree
2 11 (3.63%) CCNA
2 11 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.66%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) OCP
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.63%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (6.60%) Apache Flume
2 16 (5.28%) HDFS
3 12 (3.96%) Docker
4 9 (2.97%) Squid
5 7 (2.31%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.99%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) Samba
6 3 (0.99%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) Postfix
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (11.55%) Puppet
2 18 (5.94%) Terraform
3 17 (5.61%) Packer
4 16 (5.28%) Hadoop YARN
4 16 (5.28%) Oozie
5 12 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.63%) Consul
7 10 (3.30%) Graphite
7 10 (3.30%) Uchiwa
8 8 (2.64%) Ansible
9 6 (1.98%) Grafana
9 6 (1.98%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.66%) Nagios
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (12.54%) Zend
2 34 (11.22%) Google
3 20 (6.60%) Cisco
3 20 (6.60%) Cloudera
3 20 (6.60%) Hortonworks
3 20 (6.60%) MapR
4 15 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.95%) Oracle
5 14 (4.62%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.97%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.64%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.31%) WSO2
9 6 (1.98%) Ektron
9 6 (1.98%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.98%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.65%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.65%) ForgeRock
10 5 (1.65%) HP
10 5 (1.65%) Juniper
11 4 (1.32%) webMethods
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40249.00 - £45280.00 per annum + potential market supplement
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Relocation
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Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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