Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 88 121
Rank change year-on-year -37 +33 -40
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 68 115 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.85% 3.00% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.25% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 51 100 95
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.07% -4.97%
10th Percentile £37,500 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £76,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -11.11%

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 3,335 3,536 4,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.53% 92.23% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,375 2,794 3,170
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,575 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (30.88%) Scrum
3 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 21 (30.88%) Microservices
3 21 (30.88%) Kubernetes
4 20 (29.41%) BDD
5 19 (27.94%) DevOps
6 18 (26.47%) Docker
6 18 (26.47%) Spring
7 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (23.53%) Java 8
8 15 (22.06%) Python
9 14 (20.59%) JUnit
9 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (20.59%) Node.js
10 13 (19.12%) Test Strategy
10 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
10 13 (19.12%) Selenium
10 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
11 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) SQL
11 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 12 (17.65%) HTML5
11 12 (17.65%) Coaching
12 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (14.71%) TestNG

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 6 (8.82%) Drupal
1 6 (8.82%) eZ Publish
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.41%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) WildFly
5 1 (1.47%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Fastly
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Stackdriver
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) Datadog
6 1 (1.47%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.29%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) Big Data
4 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.94%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.94%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.94%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) HBase
6 2 (2.94%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Power BI
6 2 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (2.94%) QlikView
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) JUnit
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
2 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.71%) TestNG
4 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.88%) JIRA
7 4 (5.88%) Mockito
7 4 (5.88%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.41%) CircleCI
8 3 (4.41%) JBehave
8 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.47%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.47%) Rational Software Modeler
9 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) DevOps Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.88%) Android Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Data Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Spring
2 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 14 (20.59%) Node.js
4 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 12 (17.65%) HTML
4 12 (17.65%) HTML5
5 9 (13.24%) CSS
5 9 (13.24%) CSS3
5 9 (13.24%) React
6 4 (5.88%) .NET
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.88%) Dropwizard
6 4 (5.88%) Grails
6 4 (5.88%) RESTful
6 4 (5.88%) Symfony
7 3 (4.41%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.41%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Android
2 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Microservices
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum
2 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 20 (29.41%) BDD
4 19 (27.94%) DevOps
5 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.12%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.65%) Coaching
9 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.71%) V-Model
9 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 9 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.35%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.35%) OO
12 5 (7.35%) Open Source Development
12 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) Java 8
3 15 (22.06%) Python
4 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) PHP
7 6 (8.82%) Ruby
8 5 (7.35%) Scala
9 4 (5.88%) Go
9 4 (5.88%) Groovy
9 4 (5.88%) Perl
10 2 (2.94%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) C#
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) CISA
3 2 (2.94%) CISMP
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) HDFS
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.29%) Puppet
3 6 (8.82%) Ansible
4 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.41%) Terraform
6 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Apple
2 3 (4.41%) Google
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Informatica
3 2 (2.94%) Splunk
3 2 (2.94%) Tableau
3 2 (2.94%) Talend
3 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.47%) New Relic
4 1 (1.47%) VMware