Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 128 77
Rank change year-on-year +36 -51 +61
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 108 88 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.83% 1.89% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.11% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 93 90 121
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £91,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,333 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% -8.15% +20.00%

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 3444 4171 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.09% 89.81% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3061 2757
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Birmingham

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Birmingham over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 43 (39.81%) Java
4 40 (37.04%) CSS
5 37 (34.26%) C#
6 36 (33.33%) HTML
7 35 (32.41%) AngularJS
8 33 (30.56%) SQL
9 32 (29.63%) BDD
10 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
11 28 (25.93%) Test Automation
11 28 (25.93%) jQuery
11 28 (25.93%) Sass
12 27 (25.00%) HTML5
13 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (23.15%) Python
13 25 (23.15%) Scrum
14 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (22.22%) TDD
14 24 (22.22%) Jenkins
15 22 (20.37%) .NET
16 21 (19.44%) QA
17 20 (18.52%) Front End Development
18 19 (17.59%) Linux
18 19 (17.59%) Finance
19 18 (16.67%) Degree
19 18 (16.67%) gulp
20 17 (15.74%) CSS3
20 17 (15.74%) Selenium
20 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (15.74%) CMS
2 8 (7.41%) JBoss
2 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.48%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.41%) npm
3 8 (7.41%) Office 365
4 7 (6.48%) GitHub
5 3 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.85%) Datadog
6 2 (1.85%) Serverless
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) HTTP
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
1 8 (7.41%) Intranet
2 7 (6.48%) 802.11
2 7 (6.48%) SNMP
2 7 (6.48%) Unified Communications
2 7 (6.48%) VPN
3 6 (5.56%) IMAP
4 5 (4.63%) ATM
4 5 (4.63%) S/MIME
4 5 (4.63%) SMTP
5 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) Big Data
2 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 18 (16.67%) gulp
4 17 (15.74%) Selenium
5 16 (14.81%) JIRA
6 15 (13.89%) TeamCity
7 14 (12.96%) Cucumber
8 13 (12.04%) JMeter
8 13 (12.04%) Maven
8 13 (12.04%) WATIR
9 12 (11.11%) JBehave
9 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
10 10 (9.26%) Grunt
10 10 (9.26%) SoapUI
11 8 (7.41%) Bitbucket
12 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
12 7 (6.48%) IntelliJ
12 7 (6.48%) NuGet
13 6 (5.56%) git-flow
13 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Advertising
2 16 (14.81%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (51.85%) Developer
2 19 (17.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Tester
5 12 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Angular Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Architect
7 10 (9.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (9.26%) HTML Developer
7 10 (9.26%) QA Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) CSS
2 36 (33.33%) HTML
3 35 (32.41%) AngularJS
4 28 (25.93%) jQuery
4 28 (25.93%) Sass
5 27 (25.00%) HTML5
6 22 (20.37%) .NET
7 17 (15.74%) CSS3
8 16 (14.81%) Spring
9 15 (13.89%) Gherkin
10 14 (12.96%) Hibernate
10 14 (12.96%) Web Services
11 13 (12.04%) REST
12 12 (11.11%) JSON
12 12 (11.11%) RESTful
13 10 (9.26%) PhoneGap
13 10 (9.26%) Semantic HTML
14 9 (8.33%) Node.js
15 8 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (7.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Social Media
2 13 (12.04%) User Experience
3 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.78%) Fintech
5 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Unix
3 10 (9.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.70%) CentOS
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.85%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) BDD
3 28 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (23.15%) Scrum
5 24 (22.22%) TDD
6 20 (18.52%) Front End Development
7 15 (13.89%) Microservices
7 15 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.11%) SDLC
10 10 (9.26%) Coaching
10 10 (9.26%) SOA
11 9 (8.33%) Content Management
11 9 (8.33%) Information Security
11 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Web Development
12 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Content Management
12 8 (7.41%) Presales
12 8 (7.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 43 (39.81%) Java
3 37 (34.26%) C#
4 33 (30.56%) SQL
5 25 (23.15%) Python
6 17 (15.74%) PHP
7 16 (14.81%) PowerShell
8 14 (12.96%) Ruby
9 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.41%) C
9 8 (7.41%) Perl
9 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
10 7 (6.48%) Lua
11 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.41%) MCSD
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) CHECK Team Leader
4 7 (6.48%) CHECK Team Member
4 7 (6.48%) OSCP
5 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.85%) IISP
8 1 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.44%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.85%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.85%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.85%) Packer
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) Cacti
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.93%) Icinga
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.78%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Splunk
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) New Relic
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.93%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) WooCommerce