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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 139 160 180
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 95 59 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.10% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.38% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 29
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £23,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4964 4274 4360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.80% 79.56% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3547 3674
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 52 £50,000 +96.07% 10
Coventry -2 16 £35,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire -16 7 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Worcestershire - 7 £25,000 - 2
Shropshire 0 6 £80,000 +150.08% 3
Staffordshire +4 3 £63,750 +96.15%
Solihull +7 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.13%) HTML
2 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 63 (35.39%) Microsoft
4 62 (34.83%) Java
5 57 (32.02%) Git (software)
6 54 (30.34%) MVC
7 48 (26.97%) PHP
7 48 (26.97%) CSS
8 46 (25.84%) .NET
9 42 (23.60%) C#
10 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
11 40 (22.47%) Software Engineering
12 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
13 38 (21.35%) Python
14 36 (20.22%) ASP.NET
15 35 (19.66%) HTML5
16 34 (19.10%) Web Development
17 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (15.73%) JIRA
18 28 (15.73%) jQuery
18 28 (15.73%) TDD
18 28 (15.73%) Subversion
19 27 (15.17%) XML
20 26 (14.61%) Unit Testing
21 25 (14.04%) OOP
21 25 (14.04%) SOA
22 24 (13.48%) OO
22 24 (13.48%) Degree
22 24 (13.48%) JSON

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.36%) JBoss
2 21 (11.80%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.67%) WebLogic
3 19 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.43%) SAS
5 10 (5.62%) Apache
6 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.25%) CMS
6 4 (2.25%) nginx
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) Node.js
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.43%) SPSS
3 3 (1.69%) Open Workbench
4 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
1 3 (1.69%) Odoo
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Tridion
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.99%) Office 365
2 6 (3.37%) IaaS
2 6 (3.37%) PaaS
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.25%) SaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.92%) MySQL
2 23 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.99%) Pentaho
5 15 (8.43%) QlikView
5 15 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (7.30%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.93%) Base SAS
7 7 (3.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) DB2
9 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.12%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (32.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.73%) JIRA
2 28 (15.73%) Subversion
3 21 (11.80%) JUnit
3 21 (11.80%) Selenium
4 19 (10.67%) Ant
5 9 (5.06%) NUnit
6 6 (3.37%) JMeter
6 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.25%) NeoLoad
8 4 (2.25%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.12%) Hudson
11 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Banking
2 15 (8.43%) Investment Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Games
4 9 (5.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (57.87%) Developer
2 38 (21.35%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.79%) Senior Developer
4 30 (16.85%) Software Engineer
5 19 (10.67%) Architect
5 19 (10.67%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.55%) Web Developer
8 16 (8.99%) Graduate
8 16 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (8.43%) Consultant
10 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (5.62%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Graduate Web Developer
11 9 (5.06%) .NET Architect
11 9 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (42.13%) HTML
2 48 (26.97%) CSS
3 46 (25.84%) .NET
4 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
5 36 (20.22%) ASP.NET
6 35 (19.66%) HTML5
7 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (15.73%) jQuery
9 27 (15.17%) XML
10 24 (13.48%) JSON
11 22 (12.36%) CSS3
12 19 (10.67%) PhoneGap
13 18 (10.11%) RESTful
14 14 (7.87%) Spring.NET
14 14 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
15 12 (6.74%) .NET Framework
16 11 (6.18%) Hibernate
17 9 (5.06%) REST
18 8 (4.49%) WinForms
18 8 (4.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Equities
1 15 (8.43%) Visualisation
2 11 (6.18%) User Experience
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.93%) N-Tier
3 7 (3.93%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.93%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.81%) Blog
5 4 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Windows
3 14 (7.87%) UNIX
4 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) MVC
3 40 (22.47%) Software Engineering
4 34 (19.10%) Web Development
5 28 (15.73%) TDD
6 26 (14.61%) Unit Testing
7 25 (14.04%) OOP
7 25 (14.04%) SOA
8 24 (13.48%) OO
9 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (10.67%) Mentoring
10 19 (10.67%) Mobile Development
11 18 (10.11%) Analytics
11 18 (10.11%) OOD
12 17 (9.55%) Scrum
13 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.99%) CRM
14 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
2 62 (34.83%) Java
3 48 (26.97%) PHP
4 42 (23.60%) C#
5 38 (21.35%) Python
6 24 (13.48%) Ruby
7 20 (11.24%) SQL
7 20 (11.24%) C++
8 15 (8.43%) R
9 4 (2.25%) VB
10 3 (1.69%) C
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) Haskell
10 3 (1.69%) Erlang
10 3 (1.69%) F#
10 3 (1.69%) Scala
10 3 (1.69%) Clojure
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) X++
12 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Samba
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.37%) Puppet
3 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 63 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 16 (8.99%) Tableau
4 15 (8.43%) Cognos
4 15 (8.43%) IBM
5 8 (4.49%) Teradata
5 8 (4.49%) Cloudera
6 7 (3.93%) HP
7 4 (2.25%) Zend
8 2 (1.12%) Twitter
8 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) New Relic
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