Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 91 91
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 +36
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 77 128 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.99% 2.66% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.05% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 69 118 105
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +63.64%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £85,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +38.46%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3468 4198 3356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.75% 87.35% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2810 3095 2733
Birmingham median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.75%) Java
3 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.47%) C#
4 25 (32.47%) jQuery
4 25 (32.47%) BDD
5 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
5 24 (31.17%) SOAP
6 22 (28.57%) Finance
7 21 (27.27%) MVC
7 21 (27.27%) MySQL
8 20 (25.97%) .NET
8 20 (25.97%) CSS
8 20 (25.97%) HTML
8 20 (25.97%) SQL
9 17 (22.08%) WATIR
9 17 (22.08%) Selenium
10 16 (20.78%) Gherkin
10 16 (20.78%) PHP
10 16 (20.78%) JMeter
10 16 (20.78%) Retail
11 15 (19.48%) REST
11 15 (19.48%) HTML5
12 14 (18.18%) JBehave
12 14 (18.18%) SoapUI
12 14 (18.18%) SpecFlow
12 14 (18.18%) TDD
12 14 (18.18%) Web Services
13 13 (16.88%) QA
13 13 (16.88%) JIRA

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 5 (6.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.90%) Mule
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Drupal
4 2 (2.60%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) ATM
2 7 (9.09%) Internet
3 5 (6.49%) HTTP
3 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
4 4 (5.19%) IMAP
4 4 (5.19%) Intranet
5 3 (3.90%) S/MIME
5 3 (3.90%) SMTP
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) LAN
6 2 (2.60%) LDAP
6 2 (2.60%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.60%) SAN
6 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 2 (2.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) MariaDB
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Selenium
1 17 (22.08%) WATIR
2 16 (20.78%) JMeter
3 14 (18.18%) JBehave
3 14 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 14 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 13 (16.88%) eggPlant
4 13 (16.88%) JIRA
4 13 (16.88%) Ranorex
5 10 (12.99%) Visual Studio
6 7 (9.09%) Maven
7 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.79%) JUnit
8 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.19%) gulp
8 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.90%) Subversion
10 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Test Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Junior
3 11 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Junior .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Tester
4 10 (12.99%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior QA Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) jQuery
2 24 (31.17%) SOAP
3 20 (25.97%) .NET
3 20 (25.97%) CSS
3 20 (25.97%) HTML
4 16 (20.78%) Gherkin
5 15 (19.48%) HTML5
5 15 (19.48%) REST
6 14 (18.18%) Web Services
7 12 (15.58%) Spring
8 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
9 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.69%) XML
10 8 (10.39%) LAMP
11 6 (7.79%) JPA
11 6 (7.79%) JSP
11 6 (7.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Fintech
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (6.49%) CentOS
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.60%) Android
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) BDD
3 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
4 21 (27.27%) MVC
5 14 (18.18%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
7 11 (14.29%) Test Management
8 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.69%) Process Management
10 8 (10.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
11 7 (9.09%) Content Management
11 7 (9.09%) Presales
11 7 (9.09%) SOA
11 7 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (7.79%) Microservices
12 6 (7.79%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.79%) RUP
12 6 (7.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) C#
4 20 (25.97%) SQL
5 16 (20.78%) PHP
6 10 (12.99%) Python
6 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.39%) Perl
8 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby
9 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.19%) Scala
9 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.90%) C++
10 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.19%) MCSD
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.60%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) etcd
3 1 (1.30%) flannel
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cacti
1 4 (5.19%) Icinga
1 4 (5.19%) Nagios
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Consul
3 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Salt
3 1 (1.30%) Sysdig
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) Aruba
4 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.60%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Proofpoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago