Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 125 190
Rank change year-on-year -27 +65 -24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 203 93 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.90% 1.95% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.10% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 133 56 110
10th Percentile £36,563 £35,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £44,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £64,063 £71,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £76,375 £90,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 10,010 4,425 10,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.62% 92.65% 92.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,284 3,614 8,762
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Open Source in the Midlands

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -45 134 £55,000 -4.35% 22
East Midlands -8 69 £48,750 +21.88% 11
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (56.16%) Java
3 106 (52.22%) Microservices
4 102 (50.25%) Docker
5 87 (42.86%) Spring
6 84 (41.38%) Terraform
7 70 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (33.99%) Social Skills
9 68 (33.50%) DevOps
10 65 (32.02%) Scrum
11 64 (31.53%) SC Cleared
11 64 (31.53%) Security Cleared
12 56 (27.59%) Hibernate
13 55 (27.09%) REST
14 54 (26.60%) BDD
14 54 (26.60%) Java 8
14 54 (26.60%) TDD
15 52 (25.62%) Analytics
16 51 (25.12%) Jenkins
17 49 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
18 47 (23.15%) SQL
19 45 (22.17%) AWS
19 45 (22.17%) Serverless
19 45 (22.17%) Ansible
19 45 (22.17%) Big Data
20 44 (21.67%) Data Analytics
20 44 (21.67%) GitHub
20 44 (21.67%) Coaching
21 42 (20.69%) Middleware
21 42 (20.69%) SOA

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 15 (7.39%) CMS
2 13 (6.40%) OpenStack
3 12 (5.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.45%) Headless CMS
5 7 (3.45%) WordPress
6 6 (2.96%) Drupal
6 6 (2.96%) Kentico
6 6 (2.96%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.97%) Confluence
7 4 (1.97%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.97%) JBoss
7 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.99%) IIS
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Magento
2 6 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.17%) AWS
1 45 (22.17%) Serverless
2 44 (21.67%) GitHub
3 37 (18.23%) Azure
4 23 (11.33%) IaaS
5 22 (10.84%) PaaS
6 19 (9.36%) SaaS
7 15 (7.39%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (4.93%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (4.43%) OneDrive
10 7 (3.45%) GCP
11 5 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.48%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.49%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) npm
13 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) DNS
2 7 (3.45%) SAN
3 6 (2.96%) Network Security
3 6 (2.96%) PBX
3 6 (2.96%) Softswitch
3 6 (2.96%) SSL
3 6 (2.96%) VoIP
4 5 (2.46%) HTTP
5 3 (1.48%) 802.11
5 3 (1.48%) SNMP
5 3 (1.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.99%) Broadband
6 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.49%) DAB
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.17%) Big Data
2 22 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.45%) Redis
6 6 (2.96%) Hazelcast
6 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.49%) OLAP
9 1 (0.49%) Power BI
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (25.12%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.93%) JUnit
4 8 (3.94%) JIRA
5 7 (3.45%) Xdebug
6 5 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.46%) Grunt
6 5 (2.46%) gulp
7 4 (1.97%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.97%) Burp Suite
7 4 (1.97%) Mockito
8 3 (1.48%) Gatling
8 3 (1.48%) GitLab
8 3 (1.48%) Hudson
8 3 (1.48%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.48%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.48%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.99%) Gradle
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
General
1 69 (33.99%) Social Skills
2 18 (8.87%) Marketing
3 10 (4.93%) Presentation Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Law
5 6 (2.96%) Back Office
5 6 (2.96%) Retail
6 5 (2.46%) Automotive
6 5 (2.46%) Finance
6 5 (2.46%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.48%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Public Speaking
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (40.89%) Developer
2 67 (33.00%) Java Developer
3 44 (21.67%) Architect
4 28 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 15 (7.39%) Senior Architect
5 15 (7.39%) Senior Technical Architect
6 12 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.93%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) AWS Architect
9 8 (3.94%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Magento Developer
10 7 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Design Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (2.96%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.96%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.86%) Spring
2 56 (27.59%) Hibernate
3 55 (27.09%) REST
4 42 (20.69%) GraphQL
4 42 (20.69%) JavaBeans
4 42 (20.69%) Middleware
5 25 (12.32%) React
6 19 (9.36%) AngularJS
7 15 (7.39%) Laravel
8 14 (6.90%) CSS
8 14 (6.90%) HTML
8 14 (6.90%) RESTful
9 13 (6.40%) .NET
9 13 (6.40%) Sass
10 10 (4.93%) Java EE
10 10 (4.93%) SOAP
11 8 (3.94%) Node.js
12 7 (3.45%) JAX-RS
12 7 (3.45%) LESS
12 7 (3.45%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.96%) Public Cloud
2 6 (2.96%) User Experience
3 5 (2.46%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.46%) Tandem
4 4 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (1.97%) Social Media
5 3 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Blog
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.20%) Linux
2 24 (11.82%) Windows
3 19 (9.36%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (5.91%) CentOS
7 10 (4.93%) Unix
8 9 (4.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.48%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (52.22%) Microservices
3 70 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (33.50%) DevOps
5 65 (32.02%) Scrum
6 54 (26.60%) BDD
6 54 (26.60%) TDD
7 52 (25.62%) Analytics
8 49 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (21.67%) Coaching
9 44 (21.67%) Data Analytics
10 42 (20.69%) Big Data Analytics
10 42 (20.69%) SOA
11 35 (17.24%) Open Source Development
12 30 (14.78%) Software Engineering
13 23 (11.33%) Content Management
13 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.37%) E-Commerce
15 15 (7.39%) Infrastructure as Code
16 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (56.16%) Java
2 54 (26.60%) Java 8
3 47 (23.15%) SQL
4 34 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.82%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.37%) Python
7 11 (5.42%) Ruby
8 9 (4.43%) PHP
9 8 (3.94%) Groovy
10 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.46%) C#
12 4 (1.97%) Go
13 3 (1.48%) Lua
13 3 (1.48%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) C
15 1 (0.49%) C++
15 1 (0.49%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.49%) Scala
15 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (31.53%) SC Cleared
1 64 (31.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.90%) Degree
3 7 (3.45%) MCSA
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.45%) VCAP
4 6 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (0.99%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) GIAC
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) Accessibility
2 7 (3.45%) QA
3 5 (2.46%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (50.25%) Docker
2 18 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.94%) NFS
5 7 (3.45%) Varnish
5 7 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.49%) iptables
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 84 (41.38%) Terraform
2 45 (22.17%) Ansible
3 36 (17.73%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.43%) Consul
4 9 (4.43%) Packer
5 8 (3.94%) Grafana
5 8 (3.94%) Prometheus
6 6 (2.96%) Graphite
6 6 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.96%) Puppet
6 6 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.46%) Opsview
8 4 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.48%) Nagios
9 3 (1.48%) Nessus
9 3 (1.48%) Nmap
10 2 (0.99%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.99%) SCOM
10 2 (0.99%) vRealize
11 1 (0.49%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle
3 19 (9.36%) VMware
4 12 (5.91%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.94%) Cisco
6 7 (3.45%) Adobe
7 6 (2.96%) GENBAND
7 6 (2.96%) Sonus
8 3 (1.48%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.48%) Google
8 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.48%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.49%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) MapR
10 1 (0.49%) New Relic
10 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.49%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.49%) Xamarin