The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 23 35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 1.37% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.96% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 51 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 87.63% 69.86% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 96
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Wolverhampton region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Open Source
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA