Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 137 62
Rank change year-on-year +47 -75 +80
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 94 72 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.57% 1.65% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.83% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 131
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 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £74,750 £91,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 3,287 3,941 3,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.76% 90.49% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,458 2,897 2,734
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 39 (41.49%) Java
4 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
5 33 (35.11%) CSS
6 32 (34.04%) C#
7 30 (31.91%) HTML
8 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
9 27 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (27.66%) Python
10 26 (27.66%) Sass
11 25 (26.60%) SQL
11 25 (26.60%) BDD
12 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
14 22 (23.40%) jQuery
14 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (23.40%) HTML5
14 22 (23.40%) Test Automation
14 22 (23.40%) Scrum
15 20 (21.28%) TDD
15 20 (21.28%) Front End Development
16 17 (18.09%) CSS3
16 17 (18.09%) QA
16 17 (18.09%) Advertising
16 17 (18.09%) Linux
17 16 (17.02%) PHP
17 16 (17.02%) .NET
17 16 (17.02%) CMS
17 16 (17.02%) Marketing

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 16 (17.02%) CMS
2 9 (9.57%) OpenStack
3 8 (8.51%) JBoss
4 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (6.38%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.06%) Mailman
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) GitHub
4 6 (6.38%) npm
4 6 (6.38%) Office 365
5 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.13%) Datadog
6 2 (2.13%) Serverless
7 1 (1.06%) IaaS
7 1 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) 802.11
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
1 9 (9.57%) SNMP
1 9 (9.57%) VPN
2 6 (6.38%) Intranet
3 5 (5.32%) Internet
3 5 (5.32%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.26%) IMAP
5 3 (3.19%) S/MIME
5 3 (3.19%) SMTP
6 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.06%) ATM
7 1 (1.06%) LDAP
7 1 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.19%) Big Data
1 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
3 16 (17.02%) gulp
4 14 (14.89%) TeamCity
5 12 (12.77%) JIRA
5 12 (12.77%) Selenium
6 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
6 10 (10.64%) Grunt
6 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.57%) JMeter
7 9 (9.57%) Maven
8 8 (8.51%) Bitbucket
8 8 (8.51%) JBehave
8 8 (8.51%) WATIR
9 7 (7.45%) NuGet
9 7 (7.45%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.38%) Eclipse
10 6 (6.38%) git-flow
10 6 (6.38%) IntelliJ
11 5 (5.32%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.09%) Advertising
2 16 (17.02%) Marketing
3 13 (13.83%) Finance
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Tester
5 10 (10.64%) Angular Developer
5 10 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (10.64%) HTML Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (7.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
2 33 (35.11%) CSS
3 30 (31.91%) HTML
4 26 (27.66%) Sass
5 22 (23.40%) HTML5
5 22 (23.40%) jQuery
6 17 (18.09%) CSS3
7 16 (17.02%) .NET
8 12 (12.77%) JSON
8 12 (12.77%) Spring
9 11 (11.70%) RESTful
10 10 (10.64%) Gherkin
10 10 (10.64%) Node.js
10 10 (10.64%) PhoneGap
10 10 (10.64%) Semantic HTML
10 10 (10.64%) Web Services
11 9 (9.57%) 802.1X
11 9 (9.57%) Hibernate
12 8 (8.51%) REST
13 6 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Social Media
2 14 (14.89%) User Experience
3 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.06%) Blog
8 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) Unix
3 9 (9.57%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
4 2 (2.13%) DC/OS
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) BDD
3 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (23.40%) Scrum
4 22 (23.40%) Test Automation
5 20 (21.28%) Front End Development
5 20 (21.28%) TDD
6 16 (17.02%) Microservices
7 12 (12.77%) SDLC
7 12 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (11.70%) Coaching
9 10 (10.64%) Security Architecture
9 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.57%) Patch Management
10 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Social Engineering
10 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Collateral Management
11 8 (8.51%) DevOps
11 8 (8.51%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 39 (41.49%) Java
3 32 (34.04%) C#
4 26 (27.66%) Python
5 25 (26.60%) SQL
6 16 (17.02%) PHP
7 15 (15.96%) PowerShell
8 14 (14.89%) Ruby
9 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
9 10 (10.64%) C
10 9 (9.57%) Lua
11 8 (8.51%) Perl
11 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
12 6 (6.38%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.13%) Scala
14 1 (1.06%) Groovy
14 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) CHECK Team Leader
2 9 (9.57%) CHECK Team Member
2 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (9.57%) OSCP
2 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) MCSD
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.13%) IISP
7 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Ansible
1 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Packer
2 2 (2.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.38%) Sitecore
2 4 (4.26%) Google
2 4 (4.26%) VMware
3 3 (3.19%) Splunk
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (1.06%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) WooCommerce