Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 149 141
Rank change year-on-year -43 -8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 157 281 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.39% 2.13% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.32% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 105 199 307
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £90,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,441 12,100 13,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.18% 91.57% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,472 9,423 11,205
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Open Source in the Midlands

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the Midlands

Open Source
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +7 133 £50,000 -9.09% 26
East Midlands -58 22 £45,000 -30.77% 12
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 96 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.31%) DevOps
3 63 (40.13%) Git (software)
4 51 (32.48%) JavaScript
5 50 (31.85%) Azure
6 49 (31.21%) Linux
7 47 (29.94%) Python
8 43 (27.39%) AWS
9 42 (26.75%) .NET
9 42 (26.75%) Java
10 40 (25.48%) C#
10 40 (25.48%) Degree
11 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (22.93%) SQL
12 36 (22.93%) SQL Server
13 35 (22.29%) Microsoft
13 35 (22.29%) Software Engineering
13 35 (22.29%) Docker
14 34 (21.66%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (21.02%) Jenkins
15 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET
16 32 (20.38%) Collaborative Working
17 31 (19.75%) Windows
18 29 (18.47%) Scrum
18 29 (18.47%) AngularJS
19 27 (17.20%) Kubernetes
19 27 (17.20%) Bash Shell
20 26 (16.56%) Terraform
20 26 (16.56%) Ansible
21 25 (15.92%) Retail

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (5.73%) CMS
1 9 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.10%) Apache Solr
2 8 (5.10%) Drupal
2 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.46%) Confluence
4 6 (3.82%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.18%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.91%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.91%) IIS
8 2 (1.27%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (31.85%) Azure
2 43 (27.39%) AWS
3 15 (9.55%) Serverless
4 8 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.10%) GCP
5 7 (4.46%) GitHub
6 6 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.82%) Azure Functions
6 6 (3.82%) Office 365
6 6 (3.82%) PaaS
6 6 (3.82%) SaaS
7 5 (3.18%) Fastly
7 5 (3.18%) Heroku
8 4 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.55%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (2.55%) IaaS
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) DNS
2 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.73%) Firewall
3 9 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.82%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (3.82%) Skype
5 4 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.91%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.91%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.27%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.46%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (10.19%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.73%) Redis
7 8 (5.10%) Big Data
8 7 (4.46%) Couchbase
8 7 (4.46%) RavenDB
9 6 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.18%) MySQL
10 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.91%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.91%) GIS
11 3 (1.91%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.91%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.91%) OrientDB
12 2 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (40.13%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.02%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.83%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (7.64%) JIRA
5 10 (6.37%) Selenium
6 6 (3.82%) GDB
6 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.18%) GitLab
7 5 (3.18%) IDA Disassembler
7 5 (3.18%) OllyDbg
7 5 (3.18%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.55%) Maven
8 4 (2.55%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.91%) Babel
9 3 (1.91%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.91%) JMeter
9 3 (1.91%) webpack
General
1 25 (15.92%) Retail
2 23 (14.65%) Marketing
3 14 (8.92%) Electronics
4 13 (8.28%) Public Sector
5 12 (7.64%) Legal
6 9 (5.73%) Law
6 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.18%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.18%) Finance
7 5 (3.18%) Publishing
8 4 (2.55%) Automotive
9 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (40.13%) Developer
2 25 (15.92%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.46%) Architect
5 15 (9.55%) Analyst
6 11 (7.01%) React Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.10%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Azure Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Designer
9 7 (4.46%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.75%) .NET
2 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET
3 29 (18.47%) AngularJS
4 24 (15.29%) HTML
4 24 (15.29%) React
5 21 (13.38%) CSS
5 21 (13.38%) Node.js
6 19 (12.10%) JSON
6 19 (12.10%) RESTful
7 12 (7.64%) REST
7 12 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (7.64%) Web Services
8 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (5.73%) jQuery
9 9 (5.73%) SAML
9 9 (5.73%) Spring
10 7 (4.46%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.46%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) User Experience
2 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.01%) Infotainment
4 11 (7.01%) Public Cloud
5 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (5.10%) Cloud Native
6 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.10%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) FMCG
7 4 (2.55%) NHS
8 3 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.27%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.27%) Social Media
10 1 (0.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.21%) Linux
2 31 (19.75%) Windows
3 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.55%) AIX
5 4 (2.55%) CentOS
5 4 (2.55%) Solaris
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.31%) DevOps
3 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (22.29%) Software Engineering
5 34 (21.66%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (20.38%) Collaborative Working
7 29 (18.47%) Scrum
8 23 (14.65%) Computer Science
8 23 (14.65%) Deployment Automation
9 21 (13.38%) OO
9 21 (13.38%) Technical Leadership
10 20 (12.74%) Test Automation
11 19 (12.10%) Front End Development
12 18 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (11.46%) SDLC
13 16 (10.19%) E-Commerce
13 16 (10.19%) Microservices
13 16 (10.19%) MVC
14 15 (9.55%) Mentoring
15 13 (8.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.48%) JavaScript
2 47 (29.94%) Python
3 42 (26.75%) Java
4 40 (25.48%) C#
5 36 (22.93%) SQL
6 27 (17.20%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.55%) Ruby
8 13 (8.28%) Perl
8 13 (8.28%) PHP
9 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.10%) C++
10 8 (5.10%) Scala
11 7 (4.46%) C
12 6 (3.82%) Java 8
12 6 (3.82%) R
12 6 (3.82%) Rust
13 5 (3.18%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.55%) Go
15 3 (1.91%) ES6
16 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) Degree
2 17 (10.83%) HND
3 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.18%) SANS
7 3 (1.91%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.91%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.91%) GCFA
7 3 (1.91%) GCIA
7 3 (1.91%) GCIH
7 3 (1.91%) GREM
8 2 (1.27%) CCNP
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.64%) RHCE
9 1 (0.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.38%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (22.29%) Docker
2 9 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.55%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.55%) XenApp
4 4 (2.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.64%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (17.20%) Kubernetes
2 26 (16.56%) Ansible
2 26 (16.56%) Terraform
3 22 (14.01%) Puppet
4 9 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.82%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (3.82%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.18%) Consul
6 5 (3.18%) EnCase
6 5 (3.18%) FTK
6 5 (3.18%) Grafana
6 5 (3.18%) Packer
7 4 (2.55%) Graphite
7 4 (2.55%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.55%) Kibana
7 4 (2.55%) logstash
7 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (2.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) Cisco
4 8 (5.10%) CheckPoint
5 7 (4.46%) ArcSight
5 7 (4.46%) Google
5 7 (4.46%) Splunk
6 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.55%) Apple
7 4 (2.55%) arcserve
7 4 (2.55%) Citrix
7 4 (2.55%) CommVault
7 4 (2.55%) Veeam
7 4 (2.55%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.91%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.91%) ESRI
8 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.91%) SAP