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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 22 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.05% - 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
73 89 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.84% 80.91% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 64 85 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,021 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware