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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 100 94 160
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +66
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 144 131 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 2.55% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.97% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 101 73
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
4866 4412 4898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.76% 85.87% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 3706 4310
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +38 53 £37,500 +57.89%
Birmingham -68 30 £42,765 -4.96% 3
Warwickshire +17 22 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Staffordshire +2 15 £60,000 +103.38% 1
Shropshire -3 11 £50,000 +8.43% 3
Worcestershire +5 7 £36,500 -33.63% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 158 (53.20%) JavaScript
2 147 (49.49%) HTML
3 107 (36.03%) CSS
4 105 (35.35%) Linux
5 100 (33.67%) Java
6 98 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (29.97%) AngularJS
8 88 (29.63%) MVC
9 80 (26.94%) PHP
10 68 (22.90%) C#
11 59 (19.87%) .NET
12 58 (19.53%) Unix
13 56 (18.86%) User Experience
14 55 (18.52%) Git (software)
15 52 (17.51%) Python
16 51 (17.17%) Scrum
16 51 (17.17%) RESTful
17 49 (16.50%) TDD
18 48 (16.16%) Degree
19 47 (15.82%) Apache
20 46 (15.49%) SDLC
21 45 (15.15%) HTML5
22 43 (14.48%) jQuery
23 41 (13.80%) SQL
23 41 (13.80%) SQL Server
24 40 (13.47%) DNS
24 40 (13.47%) Grunt
24 40 (13.47%) gulp
25 37 (12.46%) Sass
25 37 (12.46%) MySQL

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 47 (15.82%) Apache
2 18 (6.06%) nginx
3 15 (5.05%) Apache Pig
3 15 (5.05%) Apache Spark
3 15 (5.05%) CMS
4 12 (4.04%) WordPress
5 11 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.36%) JBoss
7 7 (2.36%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.02%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.01%) MindAlign
11 3 (1.01%) Moodle
11 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.01%) Blender
3 3 (1.01%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.67%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.72%) GitHub
4 11 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.70%) IaaS
4 11 (3.70%) Office 365
5 10 (3.37%) PaaS
6 7 (2.36%) SaaS
7 6 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.47%) DNS
2 32 (10.77%) DHCP
3 24 (8.08%) HTTP
4 23 (7.74%) Internet
5 20 (6.73%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.05%) SSL
7 10 (3.37%) Kerberos
8 6 (2.02%) Firewall
9 3 (1.01%) IMAP
9 3 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.01%) LDAP
9 3 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.01%) S/MIME
9 3 (1.01%) Skype
9 3 (1.01%) SMTP
9 3 (1.01%) VoIP
10 2 (0.67%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.67%) SAN
10 2 (0.67%) VoLTE
11 1 (0.34%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.46%) MySQL
3 34 (11.45%) MongoDB
4 31 (10.44%) NoSQL
5 30 (10.10%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.73%) Hadoop
7 19 (6.40%) Big Data
8 17 (5.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (5.05%) Apache Hive
9 15 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.02%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.02%) Redis
11 5 (1.68%) HBase
11 5 (1.68%) Impala
11 5 (1.68%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.47%) Grunt
2 40 (13.47%) gulp
3 34 (11.45%) Jasmine
4 27 (9.09%) Mocha
4 27 (9.09%) Protractor
5 23 (7.74%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.39%) Selenium
7 14 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (4.38%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.37%) Maven
10 9 (3.03%) JUnit
11 8 (2.69%) Subversion
12 6 (2.02%) GDB
13 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.35%) JIRA
14 4 (1.35%) JMeter
14 4 (1.35%) PHPUnit
15 3 (1.01%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (9.76%) Marketing
2 27 (9.09%) Finance
3 16 (5.39%) Advertising
4 11 (3.70%) Games
5 8 (2.69%) Retail
6 6 (2.02%) Publishing
6 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.68%) Arabic Language
7 5 (1.68%) French Language
7 5 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.68%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.35%) Automotive
8 4 (1.35%) Law
8 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.01%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (55.56%) Developer
2 58 (19.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 56 (18.86%) Senior Developer
4 52 (17.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (16.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 49 (16.50%) HTML Developer
6 38 (12.79%) Angular Developer
7 28 (9.43%) Junior
7 28 (9.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 24 (8.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 22 (7.41%) Architect
10 20 (6.73%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.73%) Junior Developer
10 20 (6.73%) PHP Developer
11 19 (6.40%) Administrator
11 19 (6.40%) Support Engineer
12 18 (6.06%) Network Engineer
12 18 (6.06%) Network Support
13 17 (5.72%) Network Support Engineer
14 16 (5.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (49.49%) HTML
2 107 (36.03%) CSS
3 89 (29.97%) AngularJS
4 59 (19.87%) .NET
5 51 (17.17%) RESTful
6 45 (15.15%) HTML5
7 43 (14.48%) jQuery
8 37 (12.46%) Sass
9 34 (11.45%) Web Services
10 32 (10.77%) Node.js
11 29 (9.76%) ASP.NET
12 28 (9.43%) XML
12 28 (9.43%) Zend Framework
13 26 (8.75%) REST
13 26 (8.75%) Spring
14 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (7.41%) JSON
16 20 (6.73%) CSS3
17 18 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
17 18 (6.06%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.86%) User Experience
2 33 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.09%) Social Media
4 21 (7.07%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.73%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.71%) Physics
7 12 (4.04%) Device Driver
7 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.70%) Algorithms
8 11 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 10 (3.37%) Blog
10 8 (2.69%) Graphic Design
11 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (2.02%) CUDA
13 5 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (1.68%) iPad
14 4 (1.35%) Fintech
14 4 (1.35%) iPhone
15 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 105 (35.35%) Linux
2 58 (19.53%) Unix
3 16 (5.39%) Windows
4 6 (2.02%) Android
4 6 (2.02%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.68%) CentOS
6 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.01%) Solaris
6 3 (1.01%) SUSE
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.63%) MVC
3 51 (17.17%) Scrum
4 49 (16.50%) TDD
5 46 (15.49%) SDLC
6 37 (12.46%) SOA
7 33 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 32 (10.77%) Mentoring
9 31 (10.44%) Front End Development
10 29 (9.76%) DevOps
11 27 (9.09%) Presales
12 22 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.07%) Microservices
14 20 (6.73%) Automated Testing
15 19 (6.40%) Web Development
16 17 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (5.72%) Multithreading
17 16 (5.39%) OO
17 16 (5.39%) Software Architecture
18 15 (5.05%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 158 (53.20%) JavaScript
2 100 (33.67%) Java
3 80 (26.94%) PHP
4 68 (22.90%) C#
5 52 (17.51%) Python
6 41 (13.80%) SQL
7 24 (8.08%) Scala
8 23 (7.74%) Go
9 21 (7.07%) Ruby
10 19 (6.40%) C++
11 15 (5.05%) Perl
12 14 (4.71%) Erlang
12 14 (4.71%) Haskell
13 13 (4.38%) Clojure
13 13 (4.38%) F#
14 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.36%) Groovy
16 6 (2.02%) C
17 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (16.16%) Degree
2 11 (3.70%) CCNA
2 11 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.67%) OCP
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (6.06%) Squid
2 15 (5.05%) HDFS
3 12 (4.04%) Docker
3 12 (4.04%) Samba
4 10 (3.37%) Firmware
5 6 (2.02%) Cygwin
6 5 (1.68%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.01%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.67%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.34%) Postfix
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (7.74%) Puppet
2 15 (5.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (5.05%) Oozie
3 12 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.69%) Terraform
5 7 (2.36%) Packer
6 6 (2.02%) Ansible
6 6 (2.02%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.68%) Consul
8 4 (1.35%) Graphite
8 4 (1.35%) Uchiwa
9 3 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.67%) Grafana
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.67%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (10.77%) Zend
2 23 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.72%) Cisco
4 15 (5.05%) Google
5 13 (4.38%) Oracle
6 10 (3.37%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.02%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.68%) Ektron
8 5 (1.68%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.68%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.68%) MapR
8 5 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.68%) webMethods
9 4 (1.35%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.01%) Proofpoint
10 3 (1.01%) Twitter
10 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.67%) Talend
11 2 (0.67%) WSO2
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