Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 115 101
Rank change year-on-year -21 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 67 73 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.70% 1.90% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.09% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67 66 117
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -6.46% -4.97%
10th Percentile £38,750 £24,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,625 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -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 3,596 3,489 4,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.08% 90.69% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,574 2,845 3,205
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) Java
3 24 (35.82%) Python
3 24 (35.82%) DevOps
4 22 (32.84%) Scrum
5 20 (29.85%) BDD
6 19 (28.36%) Coaching
6 19 (28.36%) TDD
7 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (26.87%) Java 8
8 17 (25.37%) Linux
9 16 (23.88%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) Spring
9 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
9 16 (23.88%) Docker
10 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
10 15 (22.39%) Ruby
11 14 (20.90%) Kubernetes
12 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.40%) HTML
12 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
12 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (17.91%) HTML5
13 12 (17.91%) Microservices
14 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
14 11 (16.42%) CSS
15 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
16 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project

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 (11.94%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
6 1 (1.49%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) eZ Publish
6 1 (1.49%) Mule
6 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.99%) Fastly
4 2 (2.99%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) npm
5 1 (1.49%) Office 365
5 1 (1.49%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) FTP
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) IPsec
3 3 (4.48%) Wireless
4 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.99%) Bigtable
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) DataStax
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) TestNG
6 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.99%) JBehave
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) WATIR
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.46%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (23.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) Spring
2 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
3 13 (19.40%) HTML
4 12 (17.91%) HTML5
5 11 (16.42%) CSS
6 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.45%) CSS3
8 6 (8.96%) Kafka
9 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (4.48%) J2EE
9 3 (4.48%) Node.js
9 3 (4.48%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.99%) JSON
10 2 (2.99%) Memcached
10 2 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (2.99%) React
10 2 (2.99%) TensorFlow
11 1 (1.49%) Laravel
11 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.96%) Fintech
3 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.48%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) VMS
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) DevOps
3 22 (32.84%) Scrum
4 20 (29.85%) BDD
5 19 (28.36%) Coaching
5 19 (28.36%) TDD
6 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
8 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
9 12 (17.91%) Microservices
10 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
11 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (11.94%) Data Transformation
12 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.96%) Data Mapping
13 6 (8.96%) IT Strategy
13 6 (8.96%) User Stories
13 6 (8.96%) Web Application Development
14 5 (7.46%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) Python
3 18 (26.87%) Java 8
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 15 (22.39%) Ruby
6 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.45%) PHP
8 7 (10.45%) Scala
9 6 (8.96%) Go
10 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.48%) Perl
11 3 (4.48%) VB
12 2 (2.99%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.49%) C#
13 1 (1.49%) R
13 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.94%) Puppet
3 6 (8.96%) Ambari
3 6 (8.96%) logstash
3 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.97%) Ansible
5 3 (4.48%) Cacti
5 3 (4.48%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.48%) Kibana
5 3 (4.48%) Nagios
5 3 (4.48%) Nessus
5 3 (4.48%) Terraform
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Splunk
2 4 (5.97%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) Meraki
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Talend
5 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.49%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore