Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 167 164
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 130 185 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.94% 1.58% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.72% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126 110 246
Median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% -6.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,750 £33,750 £35,625
90th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 6,092 10,787 13,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.84% 91.91% 91.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,976 8,126 10,491
Median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.53% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +56 101 £57,500 +12.20% 13
East Midlands +28 28 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 66 (50.77%) Python
2 61 (46.92%) Linux
3 54 (41.54%) AWS
4 49 (37.69%) Jenkins
5 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (31.54%) Docker
7 39 (30.00%) Azure
7 39 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 38 (29.23%) Bash Shell
9 37 (28.46%) Java
10 35 (26.92%) DevOps
10 35 (26.92%) Kubernetes
11 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (24.62%) GCP
13 30 (23.08%) Ansible
14 27 (20.77%) Google
14 27 (20.77%) Degree
15 26 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 24 (18.46%) E-Commerce
17 23 (17.69%) Terraform
18 22 (16.92%) SQL
18 22 (16.92%) Ruby
18 22 (16.92%) Test Automation
19 21 (16.15%) Web Services
19 21 (16.15%) Microservices
20 20 (15.38%) Windows
20 20 (15.38%) Scrum
21 19 (14.62%) Puppet
21 19 (14.62%) High Availability

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 8 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.31%) CMS
5 2 (1.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (41.54%) AWS
2 39 (30.00%) Azure
3 32 (24.62%) GCP
4 15 (11.54%) GitHub
5 12 (9.23%) SaaS
6 8 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.85%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (3.08%) Serverless
9 3 (2.31%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.77%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.77%) IaaS
10 1 (0.77%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.77%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) HTTP
2 8 (6.15%) VPN
3 7 (5.38%) 802.11
3 7 (5.38%) SNMP
4 6 (4.62%) SAN
5 5 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.31%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.54%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.54%) CTI
7 2 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.92%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
2 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.15%) Big Data
4 7 (5.38%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.62%) Flink
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.85%) HBase
7 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.31%) Looker
8 3 (2.31%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 49 (37.69%) Jenkins
2 39 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (6.15%) DbUnit
4 8 (6.15%) GitLab
4 8 (6.15%) jMock
4 8 (6.15%) JUnit
4 8 (6.15%) Maven
4 8 (6.15%) Mockito
4 8 (6.15%) SonarQube
5 7 (5.38%) Burp Suite
5 7 (5.38%) Metasploit
5 7 (5.38%) Selenium
6 6 (4.62%) Subversion
7 5 (3.85%) JIRA
8 4 (3.08%) Postman
8 4 (3.08%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.31%) Hudson
9 3 (2.31%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Law
3 10 (7.69%) Retail
4 7 (5.38%) Marketing
5 6 (4.62%) Electronics
5 6 (4.62%) Legal
6 4 (3.08%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.31%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.15%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Tester
6 7 (5.38%) Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Senior Python Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Development Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Python Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.15%) Web Services
2 15 (11.54%) .NET
3 14 (10.77%) CSS
3 14 (10.77%) HTML
3 14 (10.77%) SOAP
4 12 (9.23%) Spring
5 10 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (7.69%) jQuery
5 10 (7.69%) RESTful
6 8 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (6.15%) PowerMock
6 8 (6.15%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (5.38%) 802.1X
7 7 (5.38%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.38%) Middleware
8 6 (4.62%) XML
9 5 (3.85%) JPA
9 5 (3.85%) JSON
9 5 (3.85%) REST
10 4 (3.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Public Cloud
2 12 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.62%) Infotainment
4 6 (4.62%) User Experience
5 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Derivative
6 4 (3.08%) SCADA
6 4 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Blog
7 2 (1.54%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) Linux
2 20 (15.38%) Windows
3 13 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.15%) CentOS
6 7 (5.38%) Kali Linux
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) DevOps
3 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 24 (18.46%) E-Commerce
6 22 (16.92%) Test Automation
7 21 (16.15%) Microservices
8 20 (15.38%) Scrum
9 19 (14.62%) High Availability
10 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
11 15 (11.54%) Analytics
11 15 (11.54%) Technical Leadership
11 15 (11.54%) Validation
12 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
14 12 (9.23%) Cyber Intelligence
14 12 (9.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure as Code
14 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
15 11 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.77%) Python
2 38 (29.23%) Bash Shell
3 37 (28.46%) Java
4 22 (16.92%) Ruby
4 22 (16.92%) SQL
5 17 (13.08%) C#
6 16 (12.31%) PowerShell
7 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 14 (10.77%) C++
9 13 (10.00%) Go
10 7 (5.38%) C
10 7 (5.38%) Lua
11 6 (4.62%) Perl
12 5 (3.85%) PHP
13 4 (3.08%) Java 8
13 4 (3.08%) Scala
14 3 (2.31%) R
15 2 (1.54%) Erlang
15 2 (1.54%) Haskell
16 1 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) Degree
2 12 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.92%) SANS
4 7 (5.38%) GPEN
5 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) GCIA
6 5 (3.85%) GCIH
6 5 (3.85%) GWAPT
6 5 (3.85%) OSCP
6 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.08%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (3.08%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (3.08%) CREST Certified
7 4 (3.08%) Cyber Scheme
7 4 (3.08%) HNC
7 4 (3.08%) OSCE
7 4 (3.08%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (2.31%) GCFA
8 3 (2.31%) GREM
9 2 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (31.54%) Docker
2 8 (6.15%) Postfix
3 7 (5.38%) Squid
4 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.54%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 30 (23.08%) Ansible
3 23 (17.69%) Terraform
4 19 (14.62%) Puppet
5 15 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (8.46%) Consul
6 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (8.46%) Packer
7 8 (6.15%) Grafana
7 8 (6.15%) Graphite
7 8 (6.15%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.38%) Nessus
8 7 (5.38%) Nmap
9 3 (2.31%) CSIRT
9 3 (2.31%) Nagios
9 3 (2.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.54%) Netcool
10 2 (1.54%) OpenView
11 1 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Google
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.46%) VMware
4 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
5 6 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.08%) NetApp
7 3 (2.31%) Remedy
8 2 (1.54%) Ariba
8 2 (1.54%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.54%) BMC
8 2 (1.54%) HP
8 2 (1.54%) IBM
9 1 (0.77%) Adobe
9 1 (0.77%) Intel
9 1 (0.77%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.77%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.77%) Snow
9 1 (0.77%) TSYS
9 1 (0.77%) WooCommerce