Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 122 129
Rank change year-on-year +73 +7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 73 31 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.26% 1.20% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 1.28% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 102 33 36
Median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +14.89% +17.50%
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,750 £33,125
90th Percentile £79,750 £75,000 £86,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £52,900 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +0.76% +31.25%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,282 2,415 3,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.43% 93.79% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,065 2,095 2,135
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £76,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Open Source in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (46.58%) Python
2 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
3 29 (39.73%) DevOps
3 29 (39.73%) Azure
4 27 (36.99%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (36.99%) Kubernetes
5 26 (35.62%) Puppet
6 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
7 24 (32.88%) Linux
7 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (32.88%) Terraform
8 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
8 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
9 21 (28.77%) Microservices
9 21 (28.77%) REST
10 20 (27.40%) Java
10 20 (27.40%) AWS
11 19 (26.03%) TDD
11 19 (26.03%) Oracle
11 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
12 18 (24.66%) GitHub
12 18 (24.66%) Deployment Automation
13 17 (23.29%) Software Engineering
13 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
13 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
13 17 (23.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (21.92%) Node.js
15 15 (20.55%) React

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (10.96%) Confluence
2 7 (9.59%) GlassFish
2 7 (9.59%) JBoss
2 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.22%) Camunda
3 6 (8.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.37%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.73%) Azure
2 20 (27.40%) AWS
3 18 (24.66%) GitHub
4 11 (15.07%) SaaS
5 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (8.22%) IaaS
6 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Boomi
7 1 (1.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) VoIP
2 13 (17.81%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (4.11%) RTP
3 3 (4.11%) STUN
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.81%) GitLab
3 13 (17.81%) JUnit
4 12 (16.44%) Mockito
5 10 (13.70%) Bitbucket
6 8 (10.96%) JIRA
7 7 (9.59%) Apache Archiva
7 7 (9.59%) Artifactory
7 7 (9.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (9.59%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.22%) Robot Framework
9 4 (5.48%) Hudson
9 4 (5.48%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.37%) JBehave
10 1 (1.37%) Selenium
10 1 (1.37%) TestCafe
General
1 9 (12.33%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.22%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Architect
2 19 (26.03%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) VoIP Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Azure Architect
4 12 (16.44%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Design Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Open Source Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Automation Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Network Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Network Technical Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Design Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) REST
2 16 (21.92%) Node.js
3 15 (20.55%) React
3 15 (20.55%) Spring
4 13 (17.81%) WebRTC
5 12 (16.44%) Apache Camel
5 12 (16.44%) JAX-RS
5 12 (16.44%) JMS
5 12 (16.44%) RESTful
5 12 (16.44%) Spring Integration
6 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.70%) FreeSWITCH
7 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
7 7 (9.59%) Hystrix
7 7 (9.59%) Java EE
7 7 (9.59%) Spring Batch
7 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
7 7 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (8.22%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (8.22%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Blog
1 4 (5.48%) Social Media
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) SCADA
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.22%) CentOS
3 6 (8.22%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) DevOps
3 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
3 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (28.77%) Microservices
5 19 (26.03%) TDD
6 18 (24.66%) Deployment Automation
7 17 (23.29%) Software Engineering
7 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.81%) Technical Leadership
9 12 (16.44%) Business Development
9 12 (16.44%) CQRS
9 12 (16.44%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (16.44%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (16.44%) MVC
9 12 (16.44%) Pair Programming
9 12 (16.44%) Presales
10 11 (15.07%) Migration
11 10 (13.70%) High Availability
12 9 (12.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Python
2 20 (27.40%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
5 12 (16.44%) Java 8
6 10 (13.70%) Go
6 10 (13.70%) Ruby
7 7 (9.59%) C#
8 6 (8.22%) SQL
9 5 (6.85%) C++
10 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.37%) C
12 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) AWS Certification
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (1.37%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.37%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Docker
1 13 (17.81%) Kamailio
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (36.99%) Kubernetes
1 27 (36.99%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (35.62%) Puppet
3 24 (32.88%) Terraform
4 8 (10.96%) Ansible
5 6 (8.22%) Grafana
5 6 (8.22%) Graphite
5 6 (8.22%) Prometheus
5 6 (8.22%) Salt
6 5 (6.85%) Consul
6 5 (6.85%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (6.85%) Packer
7 4 (5.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 6 (8.22%) Arista
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.37%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) Sparx